S. Korea's economy seen contracting 1.81 pct in Q1: poll SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's economy is expected to report a 1.81 percent on-quarter contraction in the first quarter of the year, a poll showed Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic crippled industrial output, consumer spending and job markets in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Dead seals found ashore the Caspian Sea AKTAU. KAZINFORM Four young dead Caspian seals were found washed ashore the Caspian Sea on April 19 and one more seal on April 20, the Facebook account of the press secretary of the forestry and wildlife committee of the Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Ministry of Kazakhstan , Saken Dildakhmet, reads.
WHO: number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 81,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 81,000 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus were registered worldwide on April 19, or by nearly 4,000 cases less than on the previous day, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.
Dubai Silicon Oasis offers incentives, exemption packages for business partners, residents DUBAI. KAZINFORM - Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, DSOA, the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis, DSO, announced on Sunday exemptions, incentives and flexible payment plans for companies, commercial tenants, and residents occupying buildings owned by the Authority, WAM reports.
U.S. COVID-19 cases top 750,000 as states weigh risk of reopening economy WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Confirmed infections of COVID-19 in the United States exceeded 750,000 with over 40,000 deaths recorded as of Sunday while federal and state leaders are making an increasingly hard choice between ensuring public health safety and reopening the battered economy, Xinhua reports.
Number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Moscow exceeds 200 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Nearly 30 more coronavirus patients have died in Moscow over the past day, with the overall number of coronavirus-associated deaths exceeding 200, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Sunday, TASS reports.
Over 210,000 hotel rooms secured to treat coronavirus patients in Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The government has secured over 210,000 hotel rooms nationwide to accommodate those with mild coronavirus symptoms as well as asymptomatic patients as the country tries to contain the spread of the virus, a Japanese minister said Sunday, Kyodo reports.