Kazakhstan flag raised in Mayor’s Office in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO. KAZINFORM - In honor of the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a ceremony of raising the flag of the country accompanied by its national anthem took place in the Mayor’s office building of San Francisco, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Aflaj and camel races included on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced the inclusion of two key elements of UAE national heritage on the United Nations Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation’s (UNESCO) Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage, WAM reports.
Curfew to start in Slovakia as of December 19 BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM – A curfew and lockdown will begin in Slovakia as of Saturday, December 19, said Health Minister Marek Krajci (OLaNO) and Vice-premier for Legislation and Strategic Planning Stefan Holy (We Are Family) at a press conference on Wednesday, TASR reports.
Astana bids farewell to Kazakh rider Daniil Fominykh NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Daniil started his cycling career in the Kazakh Cycling Project, where he managed to become a professional rider and stayed on the highest level of cycling for seven years, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
China’s spacecraft brings home moon samples BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The return capsule of China's Chang'e-5 probe touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing back the country's first samples collected from the moon, as well as the world's freshest lunar samples in over 40 years, Xinhua reports.
The Call of the Steppe: Past Greatness and Illustrious Present NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Everyone awaited the creation of The Call of the Steppe ballet with great excitement and impatience. The world premiere took place at Astana Opera on December 15 and 16. It marked an important cultural event, becoming a new milestone in the development of Kazakh ballet, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Opera’s press service.
UNA, AZERTAC co-organize workshop on digital media initiatives JEDDAH. KAZINFORM - Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), in cooperation with its bureau member Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) yesterday, has organized an online workshop under the theme «Digital Content Production Skills», AZERTAC reports.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro urges state governors to unite in fight against COVID-19 BRASIL. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro in Brasília today (Dec. 16) said that the solution to the pandemic includes union among local governments. The statement was made during the launch ceremony of the National Plan for the Operationalization of the Vaccine Against COVID-19 at the Planalto presidential palace, Agencia Brasil reports.
Abai’s street appears in Argentina for Kazakhstan’s Independence Day ROSARIO. KAZINFORM - This week, by Resolution No. 10.126 of the Municipal Council of the Argentine city of Rosario, one of the city streets, in particular the new district of San Fernando, was named after the Kazakh poet and thinker Abai to mark the 175th anniversary of the great enlightener, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Almaty city reports highest number of COVID-19 recoveries for 3rd straight day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In the past 24 hours, 746 people have recovered from the coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, down 376 from the previous day, Kazinform has learnt from the Telegram channel of coronavirus2020.kz web portal.
S.Korea inching closer to toughest virus curbs, as daily virus tally tops 1,000 2nd day SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases surpassed the 1,000 mark Thursday for the second day in a row as an alarming increase in cluster infections across the country continued, prompting health authorities to seriously consider adopting the toughest virus curbs. Yonhap reports.