UK airports warn 20,000 jobs at risk as travel slump continues LONDON. KAZINFORM - Up to 20,000 jobs could go at Britain’s airports, an industry group warned, calling on the government to do more to help an aviation industry that was shut down by the COVID pandemic and is now struggling to restart due to quarantine rules, Trend reports.
UAE launches world's first phase III clinical trial of inactivated COVID-19 vaccine ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Following a ceremony held on June 23 via video conference between Abu Dhabi and Beijing, health authorities from the United Arab Emirates announced the commencement of the world’s first phase III clinical trial of a COVID-19 inactivated vaccine. Kazinform has learnt from WAM.
110 journalists participate in UNA French workshop on fighting rumors JEDDAH. KAZINFORM – The Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA) on Tuesday organized a virtual workshop in French for staffers of news agencies, radios, TV channels, newspapers and electronic platforms in African countries, and media professionals of the French departments in the OIC countries, on «Methods of fact-checking news and fighting rumors (COVID-19 crisis)», UNA reports.
President Tokayev attends parade dated to 75th anniversary of Victory in Great Patriotic War MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attended the military parade to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War on Red Square in Moscow, as well as participated the ceremony of laying wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Head of Russian Orthodox Church wishes speedy recovery to Elbasy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill has expressed support and wished a speedy recovery to First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazinform reports referring to the Moscow Patriarchate's official website.
Kazakhstan strengthens democracy with civic engagement and by empowering women - The Washington Times WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM – The Washington Times has published an article penned by Jessie Jane Duff, a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a fellow with London Center for Policy Research, about the latest political reforms in Kazakhstan in which she calls the female and youth quotas instituted by the Nur Otan Party «a monumental and seismic breakthrough».
Qatar to use Russia’s 2018 experience in organization of 2022 FIFA World Cup MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Over 180 staff members of the local organizing committee of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, who went to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, are involved in the organization of the global football championship in Qatar, Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC), H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, told TASS on Tuesday.
UK relaxes 2-meter social distancing rule to further ease coronavirus lockdown LONDON. KAZINFORM British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that the current 2-meter social distancing rule will be loosened from July 4 to «1 meter plus» in England so as to further ease the coronavirus lockdown.