Russia starts developing new engine for Angara rockets KUBINKA. KAZINFORM - Russian rocket engine companies initiated implementation of a project on the upgraded RD-191M engine for Angara launch vehicles, chief executive of the rocket motor developer Energomash Igor Arbuzov told TASS in an interview at the Army 2020 Forum, TASS reports.
Seoul’s daily COVID-19 cases hit record high 154 as cluster infections pop up SEOUL. KAZINFORM - New daily coronavirus cases identified in South Korea's capital have reached a record high, data showed Thursday, raising alarm bells over additional cases spreading from cluster infections here, Yonhap reports.
W Kazakhstan region to open new schools URALSK. KAZINFORM – West Kazakhstan region lacks secondary schools like no other region in the country. Local authorities hope that new schools that are to be commission in the region in the nearest future will help solve the problem for the time being, Kazinform reports.
Elbasy and President met to discuss post-crisis development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A meeting between Nur Otan Party Chairman Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has taken place today, Kazinform has learnt from the Twitter account of the First Kazakh President’s Press Secretary Aidos Ukibay.
Kazakhstan, Germany held online meeting to debate coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The online meeting dedicated to the deepening of Kazakh-German cooperation in the field of subsoil use and geology was attended by managers and representatives of more than 100 leading German companies, including Volkswagen, Siemens, Linde, Schaeffler, Knauf, Lufthansa, SMS group, DMT, etc, Kazinform cites primeminister.kz.
EU commissioner resigns for breaking COVID-19 measures BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan resigned from his position Wednesday after his participation at a social event broke Irish rules towards curbing the novel coronavirus and caused a political scandal, Anadolu Agency reports.
President participates in int’l conference to mark 25 years of Kazakhstan’s Constitution NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took part in the online plenary session of the international scientific conference held under the theme Constitution 21st century – the rule of law, worth of human beings and effective state and in the 4th Congress of the Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions, Kazinform cites Akorda.kz.
Paraná plans to hold phase 3 tests of Russian COVID-19 vaccine BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - One of Brazil’s 27 states, Paraná plans on conducting phase three tests of Russia’s vaccine against the novel coronavirus, dubbed Sputinik V. The announcement was made on Aug. 26 by Director-President of the Technological Institute of Paraná (Tecpar) Jorge Callado, during a hearing of the external commission of the lower house on the efforts to tackle the pandemic, Agencia Brasil reports.
Christchurch mosque gunman sentenced to life without parole ANKARA. KAZINFORM A 29-year-old Australian white supremacist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers last year in New Zealand’s deadliest shooting has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the first such ruling ever handed down in the country, local media reported early Thursday.
Typhoon Bavi causes damage but no deaths in S. Korea's southern region SEOUL. KAZINFORM Damage was reported in South Korea's southern region on Thursday after the season's eighth Typhoon Bavi swept through the area, causing power disruptions and destroying facilities. But there was no human loss reported.