New virus cases rebound to over 100 on cluster infections in greater Seoul SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 100 on Monday again despite the lower number of tests carried out over the weekend, as sporadic cluster infections, noticeably at nursing facilities and gatherings, continued to emerge.
ResiliArt Debate: Cinema Heritage of Central Asia. Conservation and Promotion Challenges. ALMATY. KAZINFORM Fourth ResiliArt Debate of UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty will take place on Tuesday 27 October 2020 from 16:00 to 18:00 time of Almaty and will be dedicated to the conservation and promotion challenges of the cinema heritage of Central Asia.
FEATURE: «Healing robots» help ease COVID-19 isolation TOKYO. KAZINFORM While many people have learned to stay in touch with loved ones, friends, and colleagues through videoconferencing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the reduction of face-to-face interaction has boosted a market for robots providing substitutes for physical human contact.
EBRD, AIIB, ICBC and GCF provide US$ 95.3 million for wind farm in Kazakhstan ALMATY. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and its partners are promoting Kazakhstan’s further transition from coal-fired power plants to renewable-energy power generation by supporting the construction of a 100 MW wind farm near the town of Zhanatas in the south of the country.
Kazakhstan ratifies Protocol on amendments to Treaty on EAEU NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Head of State signed the Law of Kazakhstan On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union as of May 29, 2014, and amendments and termination of some international treaties, the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakh President receives PM Mamin NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin who reported on measures taken to stabilize the sanitary and epidemiological situation and pressing issues of the country’s socioeconomic development, the Akorda press service reports.
National distribution system project to go ahead in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A national distribution system is set to become the main Eurasian food hub infrastructure, Bakyt Sultanov, Kazakh Trade and Integration Minister told a briefing held at the Central Communications Service, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Astana’s Izagirre takes beautiful win in Vuelta a España Stage 6 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On a very cold rainy day in the Pyrenees Ion Izagirre took a beautiful victory atop the famous climb Aramón Formigal. The Astana Pro Team rider made a strong attack from the breakaway group with some 3 km to go, taking a good gap enough to take his debut stage win at the Vuelta a España. By winning today’s stage Ion Izagirre became the 100th rider in cycling history, who won the stages of all three Grand tours!, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Rain and snow to hit Kazakhstan over next 3 days NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The cyclone in the areas of Finland with plenty of moisture content is to continue affecting the weather in the greater part of Kazakhstan in the first days of the week, Kazinform has learnt from the three-day weather forecast issued by Kazhydromet.
High COVID-19 numbers in capital area raise worries ahead of Halloween in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The number of COVID-19 cases in the capital area has increased since the government eased its social distancing rules two weeks ago, posing an ongoing challenge to health authorities ahead of possibly large crowds this Halloween weekend, Yonhap reports.
Trump congratulates Yerevan, Baku on reaching ceasefire agreement WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - US President Donald Trump has offered congratulations Sunday to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on reaching an agreement on establishing a ceasefire which will come into effect October 26, TASS reports.
Astana’s Fuglsang 6th in overall in Giro d’Italia Stage 21 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - It has been a difficult Giro d`Italia for the Kazakh team, losing two riders already at the start of the race, then on stage 18, close to Milan, Manuele Boaro had to abandon the race following a crash. Nevertheless, the Astana Pro Team riders showed fighting spirit on all 21 stages and take home sixth place on the general classification with Jakob Fuglsang, who finished the final TT in 31st place, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.