Japan to start easing travel advisory in stages from October TOKYO. KAZINFORM Japan plans to start easing a travel advisory currently in place for 159 countries and regions in October, starting with those where the pace of new coronavirus infections is slow including Australia, New Zealand and Vietnam, sources close to the matter said Monday.
COVID-19 spread coefficient in Moscow decreases first time in two weeks MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The coronavirus spread coefficient in Russia and Moscow on Tuesday decreased for the first time in recent days, according to TASS calculations based on the data from the anti-coronavirus crisis center. In Moscow this occurred after two weeks of continued growth of this value, TASS reports.
Decline of global GDP will be 4-4.5% in 2020 - Economic Development Ministry MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The decline of global GDP will be 4-4.5% in 2020, the recovery will not be quick, according to the forecast of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development of the socio-economic development of Russia for 2021-2023.
Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start on March 25, 2021 in Fukushima TOKYO. KAZINFORM The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start on March 25 in Fukushima Prefecture, Tokyo Games organizers said Monday, in keeping with the plan that was developed prior to the games' one-year postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic.