SpaceX rocket blasts off from Florida with first-ever all-civilian crew CHICAGO. KAZINFORM -With whoops and hollers on the ground and fist bumps and thumbs ups from the crew members, Elon Musk's SpaceX venture launched the first all-civilian crew into space Wednesday night for an historic step forward in space tourism, Anadolu Agency reports.
Kazakh Secretary of State chairs meeting of State commission for full rehabilitation of political repression victims NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Secretary of State Krymkek Kusherbayev has held a meeting of the State commission for full rehabilitation of political repression victims today, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Kazakhstan’s Kolsai kolderi National Park declared UNESCO Biosphere Reserve NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The State National Natural Park Kolsai kolderi has been included into the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Such a decision was made at the 33rd session of the International Coordinating Council of the UNESCO Programme «Human and Biosphere,» Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of Kazakhstan.
New cases fall under 2,000 in S. Korea; post-holiday infections in focus SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily coronavirus cases fell under 2,000 on Thursday, but health authorities are keeping their guard up against potential virus flare-ups after an upcoming major holiday as infections continue to spread in the capital area, Yonhap reports.
Information Minister holds talks with Azerbaijani delegation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aida Balayeva held a meeting with representatives of the Republic of Azerbaijan who are in Nur-Sultan to attend the 17th Eurasian Media Forum, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
Kazakh PM Askar Mamin inspects Almaty city’s infrastructure development ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin inspected the development of mud flow protection, energy, social, housing, and tourist infrastructure of Almaty city as part of his visit, Kazinform cites the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers.
Kazakhstan to bottle QazVac COVID-19 vaccine in Almaty rgn TALDYKORGAN. KAZINFORM – Preparations to bottle the Kazakh QazVac COVID-19 vaccine have been underway at the Scientific Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems’ second base at Antigen LLP in Abai village, Karasay district, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Despite difficulties Kazakhstan preserved social and economic stability – Ashimbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Despite all difficulties, Kazakhstan has preserves its social and economic stability, Kazakh Senate Speaker Maulen Ashimbayev said at the 17th Eurasian Media Forum in Nur-Sultan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Japan’s top COVID-19 adviser says peak of 5th wave over TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's top COVID-19 adviser Shigeru Omi said Thursday that the peak of the fifth coronavirus wave has largely passed, but warned that a close eye must still be kept on the country's overburdened medical system, Kyodo reports.
Minister Balayeva on how IT technologies helped the world amid pandemic NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aida Balayeva revealed how the pandemic has changed the world at the 17th Eurasian Media Forum on Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Rio requires proof of vaccination for COVID-19 in tourist attractions BRASILIA. KAZINFORM Rio de Janeiro on September 15 is starting to require proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in the access to establishments like gyms, swimming pools, sports centers, clubs, stadiums, Olympic villages, movie theaters, circuses, concert halls, museums, playgrounds, tourist attractions, and fairs.
Kazakh President’s Special Representative, OSCE Representative for Freedom of Media meet NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President’s Special Representative for International Cooperation Yerzhan Kazykhan met with Teresa Ribeiro, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, as part of her first trip to Kazakhstan, the Akorda press service reports.
ANSA: Govt to extend scope of Green Pass from mid October ROME. KAZINFORM Premier Mario Draghi's cabinet is set to approve a decree on Thursday further extending the scope of the Green Pass by making the COVID-19 vaccine passport obligatory for public and private sector workers from the middle of October, sources said Wednesday.
North Korea test-fired «railway-borne missile» on Sept. 15: KCNA TOKYO. KAZINFORM North Korea tested a «railway-borne missile system» on Wednesday, the official Korean Central News Agency reported Thursday, a day after Japanese authorities said the nuclear-armed nation launched two ballistic missiles in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions.