Chamber of International Commerce of Kazakhstan eager to open representative office in Belarus MINSK. KAZINFORM – The Chamber of International Commerce of Kazakhstan would like to open a representative office in Belarus. The chamber's Chairman of the Board Ayan Yerenov made the statement during an online session of the Belarus-Kazakhstan business council, BelTA has learned.
Kazakhstani carriers receive diplomatic support MINSK. KAZINFORM - Representatives of the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Belarus recently visited the checkpoints of the Brest and Grodno Regional Customs authorities located on the Belarusian-Lithuanian and Belarusian-Polish sections of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) border, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in Belarus.
Kazakh, Hong Kong anti-corruption agencies hold online talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – With the help of the Consul General of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Hong Kong, Chairman of the Kazakh Anti-Corruption Agency Alik Shpekbayev held online talks with Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption of Hong Kong Simon Peh, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh Anti-Corruption Agency.
Almaty hosts Republican Youth Forum ‘I Believe in Youth!’ ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The ceremony of awarding the winners of the VIII Republican Youth Forum «I Believe in Youth!» dedicated to the Day of the First President of the country was held in Almaty. This year the competition, which aims to develop patriotism through a prism of creation, work and innovations, was held in an online format, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Al-Farabi KazNU.
Elbasy receives head of Corporate Fund «University Medical Center» NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Chairman of the Supreme Board of Trustees of AEO Nazarbayev University, Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev received Chairman of the Board of Corporative Fund «University Medical Center» Yuri Pya, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy.kz.
President inks law on guaranteed transfer from National Fund NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On the guaranteed transfer from the National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2021-2023», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Int'l roundtable on Abai and world culture held in Estonia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On November 23, 2020, the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Estonia, together with the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan, held an international round table «Abai and World Culture» in the format of a video conference, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
ANSA: Italy’s recovery to be slower than forecast in 2021 – BoI ROME. KAZINFORM - Italy's recovery from the economic earthquake caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to be «slower than forecast» next year, Eugenio Gaiotti, the head of the Bank of Italy's economic and statistics department, told a parliamentary hearing on Tuesday, ANSA reports.
Butantan Institute: CoronaVac trials reach final stage SÃO PAULO. KAZINFORM - The clinical study of CoronaVac, the vaccine developed by Butantan Institute in collaboration with pharmaceutical company Sinovac Life Science, has reached its final stage. According to information from the São Paulo government and Butantan Institute, results should come out in the first week of December, with 46 million doses likely to be available by January 2021, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakhstan to build 24 new landfill sites NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The new Environmental Code adopted will result in systemic solutions aimed at better environmental situation in the country, Kazakh Ecology, Geology, and National Resources Minister Magzum Mirzagaliyev told the government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
#STEAMUPKZ: Challenge for Schoolchildren and Students ALMATY. KAZINFORM If you are 14-20 years old, you are from Kazakhstan, you have got tons of ideas which can solve the economic, social or environmental problems that we face in life, feel free to participate in the #STEАMUPKZ challenge, the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office’s official website reads.
New virus cases spike to over 300 again as greater Seoul comes under tougher virus curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea bounced back to over 300 on Tuesday due to a pileup of sporadic infections across the nation, with tougher antivirus rules in place in the greater Seoul area amid a virus resurgence, Yonhap reports.
Astana – Premier Tech renews contracts for 2021 season NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Seven contract extensions for the Kazakh-Canadian team as Manuele Boaro, Rodrigo Contreras, Jonas Gregaard Wilsly and Davide Martinelli as well as Gorka and Ion Izagirre and Spanish Road Campion Luis Leon Sanchez have re-signed their contracts with Astana – Premier Tech for the 2021 season, the Astana Pro Team’s official website reads.
Germany 'optimistic’ over vaccine; Oxford-AstraZeneca results ‘fantastic’ BERLIN/LONDON. KAZINFORM Germany has sealed an agreement to purchase at least 5 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by IDT Biologika which is in the first phase of clinical trials, while a vaccine being produced by Oxford University in England and AstraZeneca is 90 percent effective, studies have shown.
UNICEF working with over 350 partners to deliver COVID-19 vaccines UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world, to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as soon as doses become available, the agency said on Monday.