No restrictions to be imposed during Omicron wave in Mongolia ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - State Emergency Commission of Mongolia called its meeting yesterday, January 10 to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the country and gave instructions to relevant officials on the improvement of home treatment of COVID-19. Secretary of the SEC T. Bayarkhuu introduced the SEC’s decision to the press, MONTSAME reports.
Japan to administer COVID vaccine soon to children aged under 12 TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan plans to expand the scope of COVID-19 inoculation to children under 12 years old at an early date to cope with another wave of infections amid the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Daily infections below 4,000 for 5th day amid tightened curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed below 4,000 for the fifth consecutive day Tuesday amid tightened antivirus restrictions, but concerns linger over a possible resurgence due to the continued spread of the omicron variant.
Kazakh PM Smailov holds telephone conversation with Russian counterpart NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov held a telephone conversation with Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, Kazinform has learnt from primeminister.kz.
Karaganda region governor meets with military personnel, police KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – Akim (governor) of Karaganda region Zhenis Kassymbek met with staff of law-enforcement agencies and military personnel to extend gratitude on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Askar Umarov named Minister of Information and Social Development of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Former head of «Kazinform» International News Agency JSC Askar Umarov has been named the new Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New Deputy Head of Presidential Administration named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Erzhan Kazykhan has been appointed the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Special Representative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for International Cooperation, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
President instructs government to develop set of inflation control measures NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed the government together with the National Bank and Atameken Chamber to design a set of measures to control inflation, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh President assigns to build Special Operations Command NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At today’s Majilis meeting the Head of State stressed that it is essential to raise profoundly the combat effectiveness of the Army. He charged to build the Special Operations Command within the shortest possible period of time, Kazinform reports.
Newly-elected PM prioritizes Government’s tasks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Implementation of the efficient macroeconomic policy, disinflation ocured due to global changes and ensuring the country’s macroeconomic stability are the priority tasks of the Government,» Kazakh PM Alikhan Smailov told the Majilis sitting.
NSC failed to give clear assessment of disruptive work - Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said that the National Security Committee as an authorized body failed and was unwilling to give a clear assessment of the disruptive work, Kazinform correspondent reports.