Stamps honoring 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence issued in Switzerland BERN. KAZINFORM - Following a good tradition, the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Switzerland initiated the issue of anniversary postage stamps in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Japan to start COVID-19 vaccination of 40,000 health workers Wed TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan will begin administering COVID-19 vaccine to an initial group of 40,000 health workers on Wednesday, double the number previously planned, the minister in charge of vaccination efforts said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Transport projects btw Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan debated in Tashkent TASHKENT. KAZINFORM – The prospects for deepening the cooperation between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have been debated as part of the visit of the delegation of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Belarusian BelAZ ships 130-tonne dump trucks to Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM – The assembly of three BelAZ haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 130 tonnes is nearly finished in the vehicle depot of the open pit Vostochny in Pavlodar Oblast, Kazakhstan. The open coal pit is part of the Eurasian Energy Corporation (EEC) that belongs to the Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), the press service of the Belarusian company told BelTA.
Russia records another 13,233 coronavirus cases, the lowest daily number since October 10 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia recorded 13,233 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the lowest number since October 10, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday. The total case tally has reached 4,099,323, TASS reports.
Kazakhstani tests positive for COVID-19 upon arrival from Egypt NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - 19 international flights from Maldives, the UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan arrived in Kazakhstan, carrying 2,094 passengers, on February 15, 2021, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
One region still in COVID-19 ‘red zone’ in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of February 16, 2021, Pavlodar region still remains the only area in Kazakhstan to be in the «red zone» on the State’s coronavirus map, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
7 pregnant with COVID-19 staying hospital in N Kazakhstan PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM «60-65 patients were daily admitted to the infectious diseases hospitals in November, December and first half of January in North Kazakhstan,» head of the healthcare department Nurlan Aimanov said. Sometimes up to 70 people were hospitalized there.
Kazakhstan produced above 4 bln cu m of gas in Jan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Kazakhstan produced 4.7 bln cubic meters of gas this January. Commercial gas production made 2.5 bln cu m, the plan is executed by 112.4%. Liquid gas production stood at 280,000 tons, the target is met by 102,6%. 736 mln cu m of gas was exported, the plan is fulfilled by 119.3%,» Kazakh Energy Minister Nurlan Nogayev told the Government meeting.
S Korea: New virus cases bounce back to over 400; deals signed to secure additional vaccines SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases bounced back to over 400 on Tuesday after the four-day-long Lunar New Year holiday, while the government signed deals to secure additional COVID-19 vaccines to better fight the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan to take immediate business support measures – National Economy Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Minister of National Economy Asset Irgaliyev stated that the country would take immediate measures to support businesses as well as to proceed with affordable loans access, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Over 800 ethnic Kazakhs receive Kandas status since beginning of 2021 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of February 1, 2021, 877 people returned to their historical homeland and received the Kandas status in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of Kazakhstan.
Coronavirus cases across the globe plunge to four-month low MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization reported 300,500 new coronavirus cases across the globe in the past 24 hours, which is the lowest figure in the past four months. The previous record low of 291,200 COVID-19 cases was recorded on October 7, 2020.
Kazakhstan and Malaysia to expand cooperation in science and education NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On February 15, 2021, with the assistance of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Malaysia, an online ceremony of signing a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of education and science was organized between the Utebayev Atyrau Oil and Gas University and one of the leading Malaysian universities in the oil and gas field «University Technology Petronas».