Iran to open commercial office in China TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - A member of the board of directors of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said Iran is to open a commercial office in China with the aim of focusing on the collaboration of big governmental companies, Kazinform has learnt from IRNA.
Kazakhstan changed conditions for issuing A-5 visas to investors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Now investors can apply online and receive the Investor Visa Referral Letter of the Investment Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 5 working days via the portal elicense.kz. Kazinform reported citing Kazakh Invest.
Russia’s first COVID-19 vaccine ready, deputy defense minister says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s first vaccine against the novel coronavirus infection, which was created by military specialists and scientists of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, is ready, First Deputy Defense Minister Ruslan Tsalikov told Argumenty i Fakty newspaper.
Ornaments “sounds”: ancient ceramics being restored at Kultobe settlement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Under the project of the Kazakh Research Institute of Culture «Restoration of historical sites of the Kultobe settlement», researchers are restoring not only historical sites, but also fragments of unique ceramic artifacts found during archaeological research, Kazinform reports.
Three children dropped out of windows over 24 hrs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Over the past day three children have fallen out of windows in Almaty, Kyzylorda and Kostanay regions, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press -service of the Emergency Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
About 40 pregnant women die from coronavirus in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - About 40 pregnant women have died in Kazakhstan from the novel coronavirus infection, this was announced by the Vice Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Azhar Giniyat at a briefing in the Central Communications Service, Kazinform correspondent reports.
EU leaders agree 'historic' recovery deal after marathon summit BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Union’s heads of state and government on Tuesday morning approved a recovery plan and seven-year budget worth nearly 2 trillion euros to kickstart Europe’s economies, which are facing an unprecedented crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Kazakh athlete nominated for Hermann Gmeiner Prize NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Paralympic athlete Aliya Rayeva from Kazakhstan made it to the final stage of voting to receive the Hermann Gmeiner Prize for outstanding achievements and contribution to the well-being of others and the greater good of the community, Kazinform reports.
100 thousand Kazakhstanis to receive housing by yearend NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - 47 thousand residences have been commissioned in the first half-year as part of Nurly zher program, of which 3.7 thousand financed at the expense of public investments, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of Kazakhstan.
10-day-old child recovers from coronavirus in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - In Almaty, a woman and her 10-day-old child were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus infection, this was announced by the chief doctor of the children's city clinical infectious diseases hospital Yerzhan Seralin, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Creation of national e-currency proposed in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Anti-Сorruption Agency Chairman Alik Shpekbayev has suggested creating a national electronic currency. He also listed two upsides to an idea of the national electronic currency while addressing a meeting on Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
University of Oxford, KazNU on the way towards virtuous world ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Al-Farabi KazNU together with the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Great Britain and Oxford University has held an international scientific symposium «Al-Farabi: His Life and Heritage», dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of the great scientist of mankind. Famous scientists and farabiologists from the US, Germany, Great Britain, Kazakhstan and other countries, have attended the event, which was conducted in online format.
Kazakh drama to be screened at Shanghai International Film Festival BEIJING. KAZINFORM – Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s Boi Atbaya (Atbai’s fight) is set to be screened at the XXIII Shanghai International Film Festival slated to be held from July 25 until August 2 in Shanghai, Kazinform has learnt from the festival’s organizing committee.
Belarus’ Lukashenko calls to develop industrial cooperation with Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM - It is very important for Belarus to develop industrial cooperation with Kazakhstan, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he appointed Pavel Utyupin Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Kazakhstan on 20 July, BelTA has learned.
S.Korea’s 1st military satellite launches atop SpaceX rocket SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's first military communications satellite was successfully launched into space Monday, Seoul's arms procurement agency said, making the country the world's 10th to own a communications satellite for military purposes only, Yonhap reports.