Kazakhstan’s Talgat Temenov awarded Stars of Commonwealth Interstate Prize NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s well-known theatre director, soviet and Kazakh actor, art director at the Kuanyshbayev State Academic Music and Drama Theatre Talgat Temenov became the laureate of the Stars of Commonwealth Interstate Prize 2019.
No side effects recorded among inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine by Vector center MOSCOW. KAZINFORM All volunteers inoculated with the vaccine against the novel coronavirus developed by the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology are in good health, no side effects have been registered.
Indonesia inks deal with China on virus vaccine supply from November JAKARTA. KAZINFORM Indonesia and China agreed Thursday that a Chinese pharmaceutical company working with a state-owned Indonesian drugmaker will send up to 40 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine to the Southeast Asian county starting in November.
Kazakhstan increases export to Netherlands despite COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The value of trade turnover between Kazakhstan and the Netherlands amounted to over $1.6 billion over first four months of 2020, compared to $1.59 billion during the same period of 2019, Trend.az reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Statistics Committee.
Sharjah University to continue hybrid learning at its colleges SHARJAH. KAZINFORM - Professor Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, stated that the university will continue the remote learning system for its theoretical colleges using e-communication and virtual programmes, and will use a combined learning system for its practical colleges in the 2020/2021 academic year, WAM reports.
Post–COVID-19 unemployment hits 13.1% of Brazilians RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s unemployment rate grew from 12.4 to 13.1 percent, affecting 12.3 million people in July. In the month, another 438 thousand people went jobless, compared to June. Thus, the employed population dropped to 81.5 million workers, as per the Monthly National Household Sample Survey (PNAD COVID-19), published on Aug. 20 by the government’s statistics agency IBGE, Agencia Brasil reports.
S. Korea's new virus cases top 300, more stringent measures in store to regain control SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's virus fight is reaching a critical phase as its daily new virus cases surpassed 300 for the first time since early March on Friday largely due to church-linked cluster infections in the wider capital area and other regions, Yonhap reports.
2,139 recover from COVID-19-like pneumonia in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 723 more have been affected by and 6 died of pneumonia flagged as pneumonia with coronavirus-like signs in Kazakhstan in the last 24 hours. 2,139 have recovered from COVID-19-like pneumonia countrywide, Kazinform cites coronavirus.2020.kz.
Majority of Japanese firms against holding Olympics in 2021: poll TOKYO. KAZINFORM - More than half of nearly 13,000 Japanese companies surveyed are opposed to the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics being held in the summer of 2021 following a one-year postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, a research firm said Thursday, Kyodo reports.
Russia to begin vaccination of medics against COVID-19 next week MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia will begin to vaccinate medics against COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, next week. The vaccination of medics will be carried out concurrently with the post-registration trials, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev told reporters on Thursday, TASS reports.