Tokyo Tower reopens after coronavirus shutdown TOKYO. KAZINFORM Tokyo Tower, one of the Japanese capital's major sightseeing spots, reopened its observatories Thursday following nearly two months of closure as the country carefully moves toward regaining normality following the outbreak of the coronavirus crisis.
Russia’s future space observatory to be able to search for other civilizations — Roscosmos MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia’s proposed scientific satellite Millimetron (also known as Spektr-M), whose main task will be to conduct research into the early days of the Universe, will also be searching for traces of engineering activity by extraterrestrial civilizations, if they ever existed or do exist, the executive director of Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos for research programs and science, Alexander Bloshenko, told TASS in an interview.
S. Korea to enhance quarantine measures in greater Seoul area amid spiking cases SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea said Thursday that it will beef up quarantine measures in the Seoul metropolitan area over the next two weeks to stem further spread of the new coronavirus in the densely populated area amid eased social distancing.
Kazakh President to speak at ‘Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will partake in an international event «Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond» which has been organized by the UN, Kazinform reports referring to the President’s press secretary Berik Uali.
AIFC: the Centre’s budget for 2020 has not changed and amounts to 13.1 billion tenge NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The budget of the Astana International Financial Centre for 2020 remains unchanged. Earlier, the AIFC budget amounted to 20 billion tenge, but since 2020 it has been decreasing: first 13.1 billion, for 2021 - 12.5 billion, for 2022 - 10.5 billion.
WHO reports daily increase in coronavirus cases worldwide by over 84,000 NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - More than 84,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases nearing 5.5 million and the coronavirus-related fatalities increasing by over 5,500 to surpass 349,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Wednesday.
Construction of Zhoshy khan historical and cultural centre in Ulytau to complete UR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Construction of the Zhoshy khan historical and cultural center in Ulytau will complete this year,» head of the Tourism Industry Committee of the Kazakh Culture and Sports Ministry Dastan Ryspekov said.
U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000 -- Johns Hopkins University NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The number of COVID-19 deaths in the United States topped 100,000 on Wednesday, reaching 100,047 as of 5:32 p.m. (2132 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
S. Korea's virus fight in trouble amid new cluster, daily infections at 2-month high SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea reported the largest number of new coronavirus cases in nearly two months Thursday due to an infection cluster at a logistics center in a city just west of Seoul, with more related cases in the metropolitan area feared to come.
COVID-19: Brazil has 391,222 confirmed cases, 24,512 deaths BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil registered another 1,039 new deaths from COVID-19, adding up to 24,512—up a4.4 percent from Monday (May 25), when 23,473 related obits were reported. The figures were updated in the daily report published by the Health Ministry on Tuesday (26), Agencia Brasil reports.
Japan firm says its deep UV light deactivates coronavirus 99.9% TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The University of Miyazaki and a Japanese firm said Wednesday their joint experiment has shown that a deep ultraviolet LED developed by the firm is effective in weakening the novel coronavirus, reducing its infection capacity by more than 99.9 percent, Kazinform has learnt from Kyodo News.
WHO reports daily increase in coronavirus cases worldwide by over 84,000 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - More than 84,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases nearing 5.5 million and the coronavirus-related fatalities increasing by over 5,500 to surpass 349,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.