15 countries tighten travel restrictions on S. Korea as new coronavirus cases spike SEOUL. KAZINFORM At least half a dozen countries have banned the entry of visitors travelling from South Korea, with nine others tightening travel restrictions for the Asian nation, after Seoul reported a sudden spike in new coronavirus infections last week.
Louvre Abu Dhabi’s ‘Singing Trees’ highlights environmental awareness ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Tomorrow, Louvre Abu Dhabi and Théâtre du Châtelet, with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies, will launch the world premiere of Singing Trees, a new interactive installation created by award-winning digital artists from London, Umbrellium, in collaboration with Paris’ Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music, IRCAM, and independent producer, Katherine Jewkes, WAM reports.
No coronavirus cases registered in Kazakhstan – Healthcare Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – No cases of coronavirus have been registered in Kazakhstan so far, Zhandarbek Bekshin, Chairman of the Public Health Protection Committee of the Ministry of Healthcare, told a press briefing Monday, Kazinform reports.
Kairat Mami attends intl conference dedicated to 30th anniversary of Algeria’s Constitutional Council NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Constitutional Council of the Republic Kairat Mami has participated in the international conference on «Constitutional justice and protection of rights and freedoms» and other events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Constitutional Council of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria.
S. Korea's virus cases soar to 833, containment of more outbreaks in Daegu in focus SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea reported another record daily spike in the number of new coronavirus cases on Monday, with most new cases centered in the southeastern city of Daegu, where health authorities are shifting the focus of the anti-virus fight to containing its further spread, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstanis from coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess ship placed in quarantine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstani nationals, who were onboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, arrived in Nur Sultan and were placed in quarantine, according to the Ministry of Healthcare, Kazinform correspondent reports.
AIFC discusses issues on taxonomy of green projects for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A round table discussion on the development of the Green Taxonomy and bills for the development of green finance in Kazakhstan was held at the site of the Center for Green Finance of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), AIFC press service informs.
EAEU countries eager to improve trade barrier removal procedures MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) intend to improve the procedures for dismantling barriers in mutual trade. Member of the Board (Minister) for Technical Regulation of the Eurasian Economic Commission Viktor Nazarenko made the statement as he commented on the session of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission that took place in Moscow on Feb 21, BelTA has learned. The session was chaired by Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Igor Petrishenko.
Abai’s heritage presented in Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA. KAZINFORM A ceremonial event dedicated to the International Day of Native Language was held at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. Representatives of the ministries of science and higher education, culture, mass media, scientific and cultural communities of Ethiopia as well as diplomats attended the event, Kazinform learnt from the MFA’s press service.