ANSA: 2mn more COVID tests in 7 days thanks to Green Pass -GIMBE ROME. KAZINFORM There have been over two million more COVID tests in the last seven days thanks to Green Pass health certificate legislation that requires the unvaccinated to have a swab in order to enter the workplace, health group GIMBE said Thursday.
Violent storm leaves 250,000 households in France no electricity PARIS. KAZINFORM A violent storm swept through north France Wednesday night till Thursday morning, causing damages and leaving some 250,000 households without electricity, Enedis, France's public power distribution system, said Thursday.
Consultations took place between Security Council administrations of Kazakhstan and Belarus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Expanded planned consultations between the administrations of the Security Councils of Kazakhstan and Belarus took place on October 21 in Nur-Sultan city, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Consolidated budget for Ulttyk rukhani janghyru national project stands at KZT119bn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The consolidated budget for the Ulttyk rukhani janghyru national project set to be carried out until 2025 stands at KZT119bn, Kazakh Information and Social Development Minister Aida Balayeva said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Unemployment rate at 7.09 percent in September in Slovakia, lowest figure since May 2020 BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The unemployment rate in Slovakia fell to 7.09 percent in September, a low since May 2020, when it stood at 7.2 percent, said Labour Minister Milan Krajniak (We Are Family) during the Government session this week, TASR reports.
President tasks to hold commemorative events on occasion of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniv NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to hold commemorative events on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Russia records isolated cases of AY.4.2 COVID-19 variant, says expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia registered some isolated cases of the AY.4.2 COVID-19 variant, a subtype of the Delta strain, Kamil Khafizov, Head of the Scientific Group for the Development of New Diagnostic Methods of the Russian Central Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology, said, TASS reports.
Head of State instructs to create youth organization under People’s Assembly NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has instructed to look into the possibility of creating a republican youth organization under the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh President calls for studying world experience of multilingualism NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed the Ministry of Education and Science to study the world experience of multilingualism and transfer it to the educational facilities of the country, Kazinform correspondent reports.
WHO to decide on approval of Russian Sputnik V jab after last inspection GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide on including the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine in the Emergency Use Listing (EUL) after «the last inspection» in Russia, according to the WHO official website, TASS reports.
Extended session of People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan Council kicks off in Nur-Sutlan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The extended session of the Council of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan under the chairmanship of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has started in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Head of State to chair extended session of People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan Council NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The extended session of the Council of the People's Assembly of Kazakhstan chaired by Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is expected to be held today, Kazinform has learnt from the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
New virus cases slightly dip amid speedy vaccination campaign in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea reported fewer than 1,500 daily cases Thursday, continuing a downward trend since the fourth wave of the pandemic peaked in late September, due to the accelerating rate of vaccinations, Yonhap reports.