Elbasy played great role in development of Kazakh national culture, view NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev played the great role in the development of Kazakh national culture,» rector of the Kazakh National University of Arts, People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, Professor Aiman Musakhadzhayeva said.
ADB announces $6.5bn initial response to COVID-19 pandemic MANILA, PHILIPPINES. KAZINFORM The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today announced a $6.5 billion initial package to address the immediate needs of its developing member countries (DMCs) as they respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the ADB informs on its website.
Global caseload of COVID-19 pandemic exceeds 200,000: Johns Hopkins University BEIJING. KAZINFORM The tally of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 pandemic has broken the threshold of 200,000, reaching 201,436, according to the latest statistics of the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.
Seoul stocks extend loss to decade low as virus panic spreads SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korean stocks extended their losing streak to a sixth consecutive session on Wednesday, hitting their lowest point in a decade, as a panicky selling spree eclipsed stimulus packages released around the globe. The Korean won again fell against the U.S. dollar.
Eurasian Economic Commission officials cancel foreign trips due to coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Eurasian Economic Commission has cancelled business trips of its personnel beyond borders of the Eurasian Economic Union member states till the end of H1 2020 due to the coronavirus situation, BelTA has learned.
Alvarez, Golovkin likely to meet for trilogy bout in Sep 2020 MEXICO. KAZINFORM Mexican fighter Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Kazakhstan’s IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (40-1-1, 35 KOs) have verbally agreed to hold their third bout in September 2020, Sports.kz reports citing The Athletic.
Precipitation forecast in most regions of Kazakhstan Mar 18 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Rain and snow are forecast in most areas of the country on March 18. No precipitation is expected in western and southern regions only, Kazinform learnt from Kazhydromet. Gusting wind, fog and ice slick are predicted in some areas.
Number of coronavirus cases in Russia reaches 114 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The number of people in Russia infected with the novel coronavirus has increased by 21 over the past 24 hours reaching 114, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said at a meeting with members of the government chaired by Russian President Vladimir Putin.