China to provide 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines globally: Xi BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China will provide 2 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to the world throughout this year and offer 100 million U.S. dollars to COVAX, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday in a written message to the first meeting of the international forum on COVID-19 vaccine cooperation, Xinhua reports.
Belarus seeks to boost exchange trade with Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM – The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) has plans to increase the exchange trade with Kazakhstan. This matter was discussed at an online conference organized by BUCE and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Belarus, BelTA learned from the press service of the exchange.
Tokyo logs record COVID cases over 5,000 amid medical collapse fears TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Daily coronavirus cases confirmed in Tokyo reached a record 5,042 on Thursday, topping the 5,000 mark for the first time, the metropolitan government said, as a resurgence of the virus places a strain on the medical system in Japan, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan scoops 3 bronze medals in one day, 75th in Tokyo Olympics medal tally TOKYO. KAZINFORM – It has been a historical day for Kazakhstan at the ongoing Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo as the country for the first time won three Olympic medals in one day, Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the Games.
Kazakh karateka draws match at Tokyo Olympics Elimination Round NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh karateka Moldir Zhanbyrbay had her third bout in the women’s 55 kg weigh class at the now-running 2020 Summer Tokyo Olympics Elimination Round, Kazinform reports quoting the official website of the Games.
Tokyo Olympics: Kazakhstani Potapenko 8th in women’s individual fencing ranking round TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Elena Potapenko of Kazakhstan was ranked 8th out of 36 athletes in the Women’s Individual Fencing Ranking Round at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Kazinform cites the official website of the Games.
Kazakh freestyle wrestler starts Tokyo Olympics with victory TOKYO. KAZINFORM Asian two-time champion Daniyar Kaissanov of Kazakhstan defeated Japan’s Keisuke Otoguro of Japan, 0-2, 2-0, Pin in the men’s freestyle 74 kg 1/8 finals at the ongoing 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Kazinform reports referring to the official website of the Games.
Kazakhstan population grows by 2.5 mln to exceed 19 mln NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Over the years of independence Kazakhstan's population grew by 2,557,900 people that is 15.5% to hit 19,009,600 as of July 1, the national statistics bureau of the Kazakh Strategic Planning and Reforms Agency.
S. Korea: New cases spike to over 1,700, almost 40 pct of population gets 1st jabs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases sharply bounced back to the 1,700s on Wednesday as the highly transmissible delta variant weighs on the country's virus fight during the summer vacation season, Yonhap reports.
Kazakh FM receives foreign ambassadors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi held meetings with outgoing foreign ambassadors of Spain, Germany and Israel on the occasion of the end of their diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakhstan and Turkey debate defence coop issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Representatives of Defence Ministries of Kazakhstan and Turkey discussed radiation, chemical and biological protection cooperation issues via a videoconferencing, the Kazakh Ministry’s press service reports.
Tokyo Olympics: Kazakhstani freestyle wrestler Sanayev wins in 1/8 final NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani Nurislam Sanayev defeated Diamantino Iuna Fafé of Guinea Bissau in the Men’s Freestyle 57kg 1/8 Final at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Kazinform cites the official website of the Games.
Belarus, Kazakhstan eager to make defense products together MINSK. KAZINFORM As part of the official visit to Belarus Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan Murat Bektanov went to a number of enterprises run by the State Authority for Military Industry of Belarus where he was made familiar with the defense products they make, representatives of the Defense Ministry told BelTA.
Slovak minister calls on parents, pupils and teachers to be vaccinated in August BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Education Minister Branislav Groehling (Freedom and Solidarity/SaS) has called on parents, pupils and teachers to have themselves vaccinated in August, especially as it’s currently possible to do so without the need for registration, TASR reports.
Japan sets new record of over 14,000 daily COVID infections TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's daily total of COVID-19 cases surpassed 14,000 on Wednesday, setting another record just days after hitting the previous high, as concerns grew over the strain on the medical system in Tokyo, where the Olympics are being held, Kyodo reports.