Aida Balayeva meets with NGO representatives in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Today, Kazakh Minister of Information and Social Development Aida Balayeva met with the representatives of NGOs to discuss the issues relating to the bill on charity, volunteerism, and grants, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
Kazakh President receives congratulations on birthday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives congratulations from the Heads of State, Government, Speakers of Parliament, heads of international organizations, diplomatic missions, commercial bodies, and representatives of creative and scientific circles on the occasion of his birthday, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
ANSA: All of Italy yellow zone, except Valle D'Aosta ROME. KAZINFORM All of Italy except for Valle D'Aosta is a moderate-risk yellow zone in the nation's tiered system of coronavirus-linked restrictions after Sardinia and Sicily were bumped down from orange thanks to improved COVID-19 contagion data.
Bookings begin for state-run vaccination centers in Tokyo, Osaka TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Online bookings for elderly people to receive COVID-19 shots at large state-run vaccination centers in Tokyo and Osaka started Monday, as Japan tries to accelerate its vaccine rollout amid a fourth wave of infections, Kyodo reports.
Above 3,000 staying in Almaty COVID-19 hospitals ALMATY. KAZINFORM 549 more coronavirus cases were detected in Almaty on May 16. 476 of them have clinical symptoms of the novel infection. 60 patients were discharged from hospitals, 163 were admitted in the last 24 hours. 3,134 people (including 115 children) are being treated for coronavirus in the infectious diseases hospitals. Out of which 226 are in the intensive care units, 35 are on life support, Kazinform reports.
Online conference reviews 30years of Kazakhstan’s Independence, economic coop with Canada OTTAWA. KAZINFORM - The Kazakhstan-Canadian online conference was held as part of a series of events dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The event reviewed Kazakhstan’s achievements over the years of independence and the development of economic relations between the countries, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
New cases in 600s for 3rd as cluster infections continue in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the third consecutive day Monday, as infections from private gatherings, schools and military bases continued amid little progress in vaccinations, Yonhap reports.
Astana’s Vlasov rides onto Giro d’Italia podium NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Aleksandr Vlasov showed his strength in the latest General Classification battle on stage nine of the Giro d’Italia to finish in third place on the brutal gravel summit finish, Kazinform has learnt from Astana Premier Tech’s press service.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 658,000 in past day, WHO reports GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 658,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 162.17 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.