E-Mongolia unified digital platform under development ULAANBAATAR.KAZINFORM - The Telecommunications and Information Technology Authority of Mongolia held a virtual meeting with delegates from E-Governance Academy of Estonia and the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine on August 27, MONTSAME reports.
COVID-19: Brazil has had 118,600 deaths, 3.76 m cases BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil reached 118,649 deaths due to the pandemic of the novel coronavirus, after 984 new deaths were registered from Wednesday to Thursday, as per the daily update released Thursday evening by the Health Ministry, Agencia Brasil reports.
Park named after Abai unveiled in Turkestan region TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM – Two parks have been unveiled in Turkestan region on the eve of the Constitution Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan. One of the parks has been actually named after the prominent Kazakh poet, thinker Abai and has a monument dedicated to him, Kazinform has learnt from the regional press service.
Interim head of State Security Service named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Batyrbek Baibossynov will serve as the interim Deputy Head of the State Security Service of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Head of the Security Service of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Elbasy, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy.kz.
COVID-19 heroes: Doctors’ smiles light up bridge in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – If the coronavirus pandemic has proved something to us than it’s the fact that you don’t have to wear a cape to be a true hero. You can wear a doctor’s uniform and save lives. This is the main idea behind Ruslan Mazunin’s photo project, Kazinform reports.
S. Korea to restrict operations of eateries, coffee chains in greater Seoul over pandemic SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea said Friday that it will begin to restrict operations of restaurants, bakeries and franchise coffee chains in the greater Seoul area this weekend in the latest move to contain the fast spread of the new coronavirus, Yonhap News reports.
UNESCO announces initiative to rebuild Beirut's heritage buildings BEIRUT. KAZINFORM - Audrey Azoulay, director-general of UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), announced on Thursday that the UNESCO has launched the initiative «Beirut» to attract funds to be used in rehabilitating Beirut's heritage buildings, LBCI local TV channel reported, Xinhua reports.
Health ministry honors medical workers ahead of 25th anniversary of Constitution NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Health Ministry of Kazakhstan has hosted a solemn ceremony of awarding the jubilee medals to mark 25 years of the Constitution of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
UNDP delivered autoclave for medical waste disposal to Nur-Sultan hospital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On August 25 the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officially handed over the equipment for treatment of infectious waste (an autoclave) and containers for safe waste collection to the Nur-Sultan City Centre of Phthisiopulmonology, which had been redesigned to serve patients with COVID-19.
Research center Vektor may provide first batch of coronavirus vaccine in October MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The first batch of a newly-developed vaccine against the novel coronavirus, developed by the state research center of virology and biotechnology Vektor, may be available at the end of October or early November, the chief of the center’s zoonotic infections and influenza section, Alexander Ryzhikov, told the Rossiya-24 round-the-clock television news channel in an interview.