COVID-19 main cause of 2,757 deaths in Moscow in May MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Coronavirus was the main cause of 2,757 deaths in Moscow in May, while the total death toll amounted to 15,713 in the Russian capital that month, according to the statistics posted on Moscow’s health department website on Wednesday, TASS reports.
UAE to organize first international virtual table tennis tournament ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The UAE Table Tennis Association is preparing the launch of the first international virtual table tennis tournament for the end of June 2020, through utilising simulated competitions with the same international table tennis rules, WAM reports.
IOC, Tokyo Olympic organizers formulate 200 ideas to simplify games GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo Games organizers have come up with more than 200 ideas to simplify the Summer Olympics next year while reducing the financial impact of the postponement, sources close to the matter said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Head of State signed law on lotteries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of lotteries and lottery activity», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Head of State OKs amendments to Civil Procedure Code NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to the Civil Procedure Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of the introduction of modern formats of the court’s work, reduction of court formalities and costs», Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda’s press service.
Dimash Kudaibergen meets with UN representative in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Dimash Kudaibergen met with DGC representative of the UN in Kazakhstan, Vlastimil Samek. During the conversation, issues of further joint work were discussed. Also, the Commissioner for the Rights of the Child in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Aruzhan Sain, attended the meeting, Kazinform has learnt from dimashnews.com.
More facilities to become disabled-friendly in Nur-Sultan by yearend NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Explanatory work is underway among SME representatives on making sure disabled people have access to all facilities in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, Kazinform cites the press service of the capital's administration.
Two groups of volunteers selected for coronavirus vaccine trials in Russia MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Two groups of volunteers, comprising Russian servicemen and civilians, have been selected for clinical trials of Russia’s vaccine against the novel coronavirus, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Wednesday.
Special quarantine regime in Azerbaijan extended until July 1 BAKU. KAZINFORM - The current sanitary-epidemiological situation in relation to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been analyzed and, taking into consideration the number of new cases and the rate of the infection, the decision has been made to extend the special quarantine regime until 00:00 on 1 July 2020.
French economy to contract over 10 pct in 2020: central bank PARIS. KAZINFORM The French economy, the eurozone's second largest, is on course to contract 10.3 percent in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic had triggered the country's worst post-war recession, the Bank of France (Banque de France) said on Tuesday.
IOC, Tokyo Olympic organizers formulate 200 ideas to simplify games GENEVA. KAZINFORM The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo Games organizers have come up with more than 200 ideas to simplify the Summer Olympics next year while reducing the financial impact of the postponement, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
Economic rehabilitation project office set up in Kazakhstan SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM A project office for management system optimization to achieve socioeconomic goals was set up in Shymkent pursuant to the President’s task to restore economic growth , Kazinform reports referring to the Mayor’s press service.
Privatization of Samruk-Kazyna assets postponed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A meeting of the State Commission for the Modernization of the Economy, chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, considered the issues of privatization of JSC NWF Samruk-Kazyna assets, Kazinform reports with the reference to primeminister.kz.
Lockdowns in 11 European countries may have prevented over 3 mln deaths: study LONDON. KAZINFORM - Large-scale lockdowns and other non-pharmaceutical intervention in 11 European countries may have helped avert approximately 3.1 million deaths as the measures successfully curbed the novel coronavirus transmission, according to a new study released by the Imperial College London.
Kazakhstanis to enjoy warm weather NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Most of the republic will be under the influence of an anticyclone which will bring fair weather without precipitation, KazinforNUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Most of the republic will be under the influence of an anticyclone which will bring fair weather without precipitation, Kazinform reports citing RSE Kazhydromet.