First launch of Russia’s Proton carrier rocket from Baikonur scheduled for March 31 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The launch of a Proton-M carrier rocket with Express-80 and Express-103 communications satellites from the Baikonur spaceport is scheduled for March 31, the Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company said in the corporate newspaper Sibirsky Sputnik on Friday.
Minsk to host EAEU Sustainable Development Goals Forum on 9-10 April MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus' National Coordinator for Sustainable Development Goals Anatoly Isachenko and Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich discussed the preparation of the EAEU Sustainable Development Goals Forum in Minsk on 27 February, BelTA learned from the press service of the Council of the Republic.
71 countries restricting entry from S. Korea over coronavirus concern SEOUL. KAZINFORM Over 70 countries are imposing entry restrictions and stricter quarantine procedures for travellers from South Korea over coronavirus concerns, foreign ministry data showed Saturday, as the virus is spreading fast in the country, with infection cases nearing 3,000.
Kazakhstan’s mining industry in focus at London roadshow LONDON. KAZINFORM British Expertise International hosted the Mining in Kazakhstan: Roadshow London 2020 to discuss the recent reforms in the country’s mining legislation, as well as to present attractive projects to potential foreign investors.
WHO raises global risk from coronavirus to highest level GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization on Friday raised its global risk assessment over the new coronavirus stemming from China to the highest level, but stopped short of declaring it a pandemic, saying there is still a chance of containing the disease.