Kazakh Foreign Ministry holds briefing for foreign diplomatic corps on current situation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Briefing by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi on the current situation in the country was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the participation of the accredited foreign diplomatic corps, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Period of full vaccination to be reduced to nine months in Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - As of February 1, the period within which people will be viewed as being fully vaccinated will be reduced from 12 months to nine months since their last vaccine dose, according to draft measures related to the omicron variant of novel coronavirus approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday, TASR reports.
New entry requirements to Kazakhstan announced NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Air Astana company’s press service announced the introduction of new entry requirements to the Republic of Kazakhstan in line with the decision of the Intergovernmental commission for non-spread of the coronavirus infection, Kazinform reports.
Kostanay region tightens COVID-19 curbs as it re-enters ‘yellow’ zone KOSTANAY. KAZINFORM – Due to deterioration of the epidemiological situation, Kostanay region will introduce stricter coronavirus curbs, akim (governor) of the region Arkhimed Mukhambetov said Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has telephone conversations with leaders of CSTO member states NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Head of State had telephone talks with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of Armenia, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, President Sadyr Japarov of Kyrgyzstan and President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Tokyo predicts daily cases to average nearly 10,000 in 1 week TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday projected the seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases will surge to 9,576 a day in a week if cases increase at the current pace, as the apparent sixth wave of the coronavirus pandemic hits the capital, Kyodo reports.
WHO reports all-time global high of daily coronavirus cases GENEVA. KAIZNFORM - Nearly 3.4 mln coronavirus cases were recorded worldwide in the past day, the highest daily number since the onset of the pandemic, according to data published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday evening. The WHO statistics are based on official information provided by governments, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan and Switzerland debate bilateral coop issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the initiative of the Swiss side, Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi had a telephone conversation with the Acting Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation Livia Leu Agosti.
S. Korea: Daily infections over 4,000 for 2nd day; imported cases hit record high SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily coronavirus cases stayed above 4,000 for the second consecutive day Thursday, deepening concerns over a possible resurgence amid the continued spread of the omicron variant, Yonhap reports.
3 cities and 5 rgns of Kazakhstan in COVID-19 ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of January 13, Kazakhstan’s three cities and five regions are in the «red zone» on the State’s map of the COVID-19 spread, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Anti-terror operation completed in 12 regions and 2 megacities of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The anti-terror operation completed in 12 regions and 2 megacities of Kazakhstan. As of today, the situation has stabilized in 14 regions of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh National Security Committee reports.
Addressing climate change cannot be delayed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - While countries around the world are struggling to reduce their carbon emissions, the impact of climate change remains hardly unseen. Frequent and intense drought, storms, heat waves, rising sea levels, and melting glaciers are just a few examples of climate change, but with a lack of decisive actions, the damage could be bigger. What is the climate change impact in Kazakhstan is in the latest analytical article of Kazinform.