Karaganda rgn’s Industry and Industrial-Innovative Development Department names new Head KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – Murat Kydyrbekov has been named the Head of the Industry and Industrial-Innovative Development Department of Karaganda region as a result of the competitive selection process, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh experts join Asian project on intangible cultural heritage NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The National Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage under the National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO has become a partner organization of the ichLinks project, an international digital platform created for the exchange and dissemination of information on the intangible cultural heritage of the countries of the Asia-Pacific region (ASPAC), Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
AstraZeneca: Right to be cautious on vaccine – Speranza, ANSA ROME. KAZINFORM - Health Minister Roberto Speranza said Tuesday that Italy and several other EU governments had been right to suspend use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine until the European Medicines Agency (EMA) confirms it is safe, amid fears about it being linked to blood clots, ANSA reports.
Nearly 100 players to compete at Junior National Tennis Championships of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Junior National Tennis Championships are to take place from March 28 through April 2 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports citing the press service of the country’s Tennis Federation.
Sustainable Development Goals can guide Asia-Pacific to build back better – Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana BANGKOK. KAZINFORM - The COVID-19 crisis poses an unprecedented threat to development in the Asia-Pacific region that could reverse much of the hard-earned progress made in recent years. The good news is we know how to tackle this challenge. Recovery from the pandemic and our global efforts to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 must go hand-in-hand. The Goals provide a compass to navigate this crisis, faster and greener, everywhere and for everyone, Kazinform as learnt from the ESCAP’s press service.
III meeting of Central Asian Agriculture Ministers held NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The III meeting of Agriculture Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan took place online as part of preparations for the UN 2021 Food Systems Summit. It debated introducing innovations in the agro-industrial complex, the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry’s press service reports.
Imanbek: From being a railroader to winning the Grammy Award NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Imanbek Zeikenov made history this weekend by becoming the first artist from Kazakhstan to scoop the Grammy Award for the Best Remixed Recording. His story just goes to show that talent and resilience can transcend distance, language barriers and that everything is possible if you put your heart and soul into it, Kazinform reports.
13 coronavirus patients in Almaty in extremely critical condition ALMATY. KAZINFORM «297 new coronavirus cases were detected in Almaty in the past 24 hours. 1,293 people, including 64 children, are staying at hospitals. 13 adult patients are in extremely critical condition, 131 in critical condition, while 1,095 in moderate condition,» head of the public health department of Almaty Nariman Tabynbayev said.
Sustainable Development Goals can guide North and Central Asia to build back better, says UN report ALMATY. KAZINFORM – The Asia-Pacific region must accelerate progress everywhere and urgently reverse its regressing trends on many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve its ambitions by 2030, says a report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Kazinform has learnt from ESCAP’s press service.
Study: Brazil to be world’s top grain exporter in five years BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The nation whose food output is reported to serve 800 million people across the world, Brazil should continue to expand its share in global supplies and become the planet’s biggest grain exporter in the next five years, outstripping the US. The data can be found in a survey conducted by the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, Embrapa, Agencia Brasil reports.
Nur-Sultan to tighten COVID-19 curbs on weekends NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Nur-Sultan’s authorities will tighten restrictions on attendance of various venues in areas facing a high risk of COVID-19 spread after the Kazakh capital has returned to ‘the red zone», Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the city administration.