European Commission announces new proposals to enhance EU-level coordination to address COVID-19 BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) member states to shoulder responsibility at all levels to fight the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Xinhua reports.
Abai’s Book of Words in Czech presented PRAGUE. KAZINFORM On October 29 as part of celebrations of the 175th anniversary of Abai the Kazakh Embassy in Czech Republic jointly with the National Academic Library of Kazakhstan held an online presentation of the Book of Words of Abai translated into Czech.
EU urges swift, united action as Covid second wave rolls across Europe MADRID. KAZINFORM Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday said the Covid-19 situation across the European Union was «very worrying» and urged member states to start preparing infrastructure for an eventual vaccine and to work closely on data sharing.
A Wake-Up Action:#GirlsCreArt2020 online course for girls with special needs held ALMATY. KAZINFORM An Online Course for Empowerment of the Central Asian Girls with Special Needs in Creative Industries was organized in the framework of the International Day of the Girls, the official website of the UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office reads.
Kazakh Secretary of State chaired session of National Commission for modernizing public consciousness NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – An online session of the National Commission for implementing the program for modernizing the public consciousness under the Kazakh President took place under the chairmanship of Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Krymbek Kusherbayev, Kazinform reports.
Kazakh Head of State holds expanded session of Interior Ministry Board NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – An expanded session of the Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan has taken place under the chairmanship of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, focusing on the 9 months activities of the internal affairs bodies and progress on the implementation of the tasks given by the President, Kazinform cites Akorda.
Kazakhstan to build engineering and digital transformation centre NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan plans to build an engineering and digital transformation centre to arrange data systems of state bodies, Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry Minister Bagdat Mussin told the online briefing at the Central Communications Service.
Mangistau rgn names new Deputy Governor MANGISTAU. KAZINFORM – Gulmira Kalmuratova has been named the new Deputy Governor of Mangistau region by the order of the region’s Governor Serikbay Trumov agreed by the Presidential Administration, Kazinform cites the press service of the regional administration.
Ulaanbaatar hosts open class dedicated to Abai, the Son of the Great Steppe NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On October 28, 2020, an open class on the topic «Abai – Son of the Great Steppe», devoted to the 175th anniversary of the outstanding Kazakh poet-educator Abai, was held at the International School «Elite» in Ulaanbaatar.
Kazakhstan’s National Bank expects country’s exports and imports to drop in 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s exports and imports are expected to drop by 21.7% and 15.5%, respectively in 2020, Akylzhan Baimagambetov, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, said during the Senate session on revisions to the 2020-22 national budget, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New virus cases above 100 for 2nd day, cluster infections remain problem in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases rose by triple digits for the second straight day Thursday, as cluster infections at nursing homes and other risk-prone facilities continued to pile up amid eased social distancing measures, Yonhap reports.
Kazakh Ambassador visits Nakhon Pathom province of Thailand NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – This week, Kazakh Ambassador Raushan Yesbulatova paid a working visit to Nakhon Pathom Province, where she held meetings with the leadership of the Region, the Head of the Federation of Province Industries, representatives of local business and entrepreneurs, as well as faculty of leading «Kasetsart University» of the Region, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Astana’s Vlasov impressive in Vuelta a España Stage 8 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Aleksandr Vlasov has showed his improving form today at the 8th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Astana Pro Team rider looked strong during the whole final climb Alto de Moncalvillo, while inside the last 2 km he made a strong attack from the red jersey group, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.