Central Asia - China political dialogue held online NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The first high-level Central Asia - China meeting with participation of the foreign ministries of Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan has been held online today, Kazinform cites the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Tokyo reports record 286 new coronavirus cases TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo reported a single-day record of 286 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, a day after the capital raised its infection alert to the highest level, as Japan is struggling with a resurgence of the virus after lifting the state of emergency in May, Kyodo reports.
World’s first phase III clinical trial of COVID-19 inactivated vaccine begins in UAE ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The first World Health Organisation, WHO, enlisted global clinical Phase III trial of Sinopharm CNBG’s inactivated vaccine to combat COVID-19 has started in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, and has been inspired by the UAE Leadership’s vision and commitment to overcome the pandemic through a global collaborative effort, WAM reports.
ANSA: Over 1.2m families in Italy received ‘citizenship wage’ ROME. KAZINFORM - Pensions and social security agency INPS said Wednesday that 1.221 million families have received the 'citizenship wage' basic income or the 'citizenship' minimum pension since these benefits were brought in last year, ANSA reports.
Tokyo raises coronavirus alert level to highest as infections resurge TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo on Wednesday raised its alert over the coronavirus pandemic to its highest level following recent upticks in infections in the capital, adding to signs that Japan is facing a resurgence of the virus after lifting the state of emergency in May, Kyodo reports.
Tourist village being created in Uzbekistan's Samarkand SAMARKAND. KAZINFORM - Activities are underway in Samarkand region to create a tourist village «Konigil». According to the concept of creating a tourist village, an 800-meter path is being built on an area of 3 hectares so that tourists could walk along the Siyob river.
PMs of Belarus, Russia sign documents in sphere of energy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko and Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin signed three documents in the sphere of energy in Moscow on 14 July. The Belarusian head of government told reporters about it as a result of his visit to the Russian capital, Kazinform has learned from BelTA.
Over 50 countries submit purchase requests for Russia's anti-COVID-19 Avifavir MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Over 50 countries, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia, submitted requests to procure the Russian-made Avifavir anti-coronavirus drug, Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev stated in his column for the Newsweek magazine. Kazinform has learnt from TASS.
Dubai Health Authority uses Artificial Intelligence to sterilize its health facilities DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The Dubai Health Authority, DHA, has begun to sterilise its hospitals and health centres by using smart robots, in line with precautionary measures to enhance the safety of all staff members and patients across the DHA health facilities, WAM reports.