Vaccine development underway in China for novel coronavirus BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Research and development of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, which has caused a wider outbreak in China, is under way, a scientist from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Sunday, China Daily reports.
UAE, WEF sign agreement to develop, support skills for a billion people globally DAVOS. KAZINFORM - The Government of the UAE has announced support for the plan and programme launched by the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos to develop better skills, jobs, and education for a billion people by 2030 to qualify them for the labour market, WAM reports.
Japan confirms 2nd new virus case, braces for Chinese tourist influx TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan confirmed Friday a second infection related to a deadly new coronavirus, rushing to take preventive steps against the outbreak in China ahead of an expected influx of tourists from that country during its Lunar New Year holiday, Kyodo reports.
2nd case of Wuhan coronavirus puts S. Korea on alert during holidays Wel SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea on Friday reported its second confirmed case of the China coronavirus amid mounting fears of the pneumonia-like illness that is spreading throughout China and other parts of the world during the Lunar New Year holiday, YONHAP reported.
Queen Elizabeth II signs Brexit bill into law LONDON. KAZINFORM The Brexit withdrawal agreement outlining conditions of the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union drafted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has become a law after Queen Elizabeth II signed it on Thursday.The British House of Commons’ Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans informed MPs that the bill was officially signed, TASS reported.
China’s Wuhan suspends transport services over virus outbreak BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan suspended all public transport on Thursday in a bid to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus believed to have originated there, while the virus has killed around 20 people and infected hundreds in the country, Kyodo reports.
GIAS 2020 to bring together top industry leaders and delegates from more than 50 countries DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The second edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit, GIAS 2020, which is to be held from 27th to 29th January, 2020, at Madinat Jumeirah, will see the participation of high-profile delegations and 10 ministers representing international civil aviation authorities from more than 50 countries across the world, WAM reports.