World's oldest figurative cave painting discovered in Indonesia SYDNEY. KAZINFORM The oldest figurative cave painting in the world is the image of a pig painted 45,500 years ago in a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi discovered by a group of Australian and Indonesian archaeologists, as reported last Thursday by scientific sources.
Tulipmania 2021 unique exhibition in Singapore to be dedicated to Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On January 18, 2021, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Singapore Arken Arystanov and Chief Executive Officer of Singapore's world-famous Gardens by the Bay Felix Loh signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate for the annual Tulipmania 2021 display.
Kazakh FM, UN Under-Secretary-General talked over phone NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Prime Minister – Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi talked over the phone with Fekitamoeloa Katoa ' Utoikamanu, the Under-Secretary-General and United Nations High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, Kazinform reports.
Eurasian Intergovernmental Council to meet in-person in Kazakhstan on 5 February MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council with the participation of the prime ministers of the Eurasian Economic Union is scheduled to take place in Kazakhstan on 5 February, Iya Malkina, Aide to the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission, told the media on 20 January, BelTA has learned.
U.K. flight ban extended by 1 week, arrivals from Brazil required to prove virus-free SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's health authorities said Tuesday that the ban on flights from Britain will be extended by one week again and arrivals from Brazil will have to prove that they are virus-free as the country stepped up measures against new coronavirus variants that are known to be more transmissible.
Quadruplets born for the first time in 30 years in Mangistau rgn AKTAU. KAZINFORM 25-year-old Samira Gasanova welcomed quadruplets on November 15 last year. It was her first pregnancy. The boy and three baby girls were delivered via caesarian section on the 30th week of her pregnancy, Kazinform reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives Akim of Zhambyl region Berdibek Saparbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Head of State heard a report on the results of the region’s development in 2020, about the progress of the execution of his instructions, as well as plans for the implementation of the tasks announced in his State of the Nation Address.
Chinese mainland reports 88 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 103 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 88 locally transmitted cases and 15 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
COVID-19: East Kazakhstan region moves to ‘yellow zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – East Kazakhstan region has moved from the ‘green zone’ to the ‘yellow’ one based on the number of fresh daily infections, Kazinform has learnt from the official Telegram channel of the Special Commission fighting the spread of COVID-19.
Vaccination against COVID-19 has started nearly everywhere in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Ministry of Health on Tuesday (Jan. 19) confirmed the delivery of 6 million doses of CoronaVac to all states plus the Federal District. Vaccination has started nearly everywhere in the country, Agencia Brasil reports.
New virus cases rise from low plateau 1 year after COVID-19 outbreak in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hovered around 400 for the third straight day Wednesday as the country struggles to further slow down the third wave of the pandemic with an enhanced social distancing scheme, Yonhap reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 312,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 312,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 94.12 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.