UN chief hopes Nowruz will bring harmony, celebration of common humanity TEHRAN. KAZINFORM United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on the occasion of Nowruz the international day, 21 March 2020, said he hoped that amid sadness over coronavirus, Nowruz will bring harmony, celebration of common humanity.
Seoul stocks, won at more than 10-year lows amid extended market rout SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korean stocks extended their freefall to a seventh consecutive session to hit their lowest level in 11 years on Thursday as panic selling sparked by the spreading outbreak of the new coronavirus continued. The Korean won also sharply dropped against the U.S. dollar to its lowest since 2009.
Head of Zhambyl rgn instructs to increase efficiency of Taraz SEC TARAZ. KAZINFORM - The activities of Taraz Social-Entrepreneurial Corporation JSC were considered at a meeting in the Akimat of Zhambyl region under the chairmanship of the head of the region Berdibek Saparbayev, Kazinform correspondent reports with the reference to the press service of the head of the area.
S. Korea imposes special quarantine measures on all arrivals from abroad SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea started imposing special quarantine measures for all new arrivals from abroad on Thursday as it guards against imported cases of the novel coronavirus, the country's health authorities said, Yonhap reported.
COVID-19 cases top 200,000 globally, death toll over 8,000: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 200,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally to the World Health Organization (WHO), among which more than 8,000 people have lost their lives, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said here Wednesday, Xinhua reports.