Germany to determine whether to lift travel warnings BERLIN. KAZINFORM - The German government is set to hold a meeting on Wednesday to determine whether to lift travel warnings for 31 countries that were imposed to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, WAM News reported citing German press agency, dpa.
Samruk Kazyna sells 6.28% of Kazatomprom shares NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Samruk Kazyna Fund considered an opportunity to sell 6.28% more shares of Kazatomprom Company,» co-managing director for development of assets and privatization of Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund JSC Yerzhan Tutkushev told an online briefing at Samruk Akparat information platform.
18 agricultural investment projects implemented in Shymkent SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM - This year KZT8.6 billion will be invested in the agricultural complex of the city of Shymkent, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Mayor. 18 investment projects totaling KZT18 million are being implemented in the city.
India's coronavirus cases cross 200,000, peak still weeks away NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - India’s coronavirus infections crossed 200,000, official figures showed on Wednesday, and a peak could still be weeks away in the world’s second-most populous country, where the economy has begun re-opening after a lockdown imposed in March, Trend reports.
Kazakhstan launches environmental education project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the World Environment Day, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Kazakhstan have launched a project on the development of environmental education, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science.
Japan researchers create tiny bronchi to develop drug for COVID-19 TOKYO. KAZINFORM A team of Japanese researchers has succeeded in creating miniature bronchi -- passageways that conduct air into the lungs -- from human cells that can be used to study the novel coronavirus and help develop drugs for COVID-19, according to a paper recently released online.
EBRD provides $4 mln loan to Caspian Beverage Holding in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Consumers in Kazakhstan will enjoy greater variety and wider availability of beverages offered by the popular local producer Caspian Beverage Holding (CBH) following the enlargement of its distribution network with support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
Japan pushes homegrown vaccines for coronavirus to secure supply TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japanese drugmakers are accelerating their development of vaccines for the novel coronavirus even as foreign rivals seem to be leading the global race, with the government pushing homegrown efforts to secure stable supplies for the country, Kyodo reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 113,000 in past day – WHO MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - More than 113,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on June 2, with the overall number of such cases exceeding six million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.