Chinese experts share experience with Mozambican doctors on COVID-19 response MAPUTO. KAZINFORM - Chinese obstetricians and pediatricians share their experience with Mozambican doctors Thursday on the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 among pregnant women and children through a teleconference at Maputo Central Hospital (HCM), Xinhua reports.
COVID-19: Brazil has 291,579 confirmed cases, 18,859 deaths BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - According to the daily report by the Health Ministry released Wednesday (May 20), the number of confirmed cases in 24 hours set a new record, 19,951. Of the total, 291,579 people are infected. The result is up 7.3 percent from Tuesday (19), when the number of infected people was 271,628, Agencia Brasil reports.
Nissan aims to cut over 20,000 jobs worldwide as part of restructuring TOKYO. KAZINFORM Nissan Motor Co. is looking to cut over 20,000 jobs, about 15 percent of its global workforce, as part of a restructuring plan due to slumping sales amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, sources close to the matter said Friday.
CIS universities to hold video conference to discuss COVID-19 impact on national economies MINSK. KAZINFORM CIS universities will hold an international video conference to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economies of the CIS countries on 26 May, BelTA learned from the organizers.
Tobacco claims eight million victims a year says WHO ROME. KAZINFORM Each year tobacco causes «eight million victims» and producers «spend around eight billion in marketing operations to make their products more appealing», especially to young people, the World Health Organization said as it launched a campaign ahead of No Tobacco Day.
Metropolitan kindergartens resume full service June 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Metropolitan kindergartens and organizations of additional education will resume full service starting on June 1, this has been stated by the head of the Education Department of the city of Nur-Sultan Sholpan Kadyrova, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Atyrau resumes domestic flights on May 25 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In accordance with the decision of the Interdepartmental Commission to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in the Republic of Kazakhstan, taking into account the recommendations of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Atyrau will resume domestic flights starting from May 25 of the current year, Kazinform reports.
Turkey opens major hospital in Istanbul ANKARA. KAZINFORM - The addition of new city hospitals has transformed the Turkish metropolis Istanbul into an international healthcare hub, said Turkey's president Thursday, cutting the ribbon on the Basaksehir Cam and Sakura City Hospital. Kazinform has learnt from Anadolu Agency.
President appoints ambassadors to Philippines, Australia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has signed decrees on the appointment of ambassadors to the Republic of the Philippines and Australia, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of Akorda.
Coronavirus vaccine unlikely to be developed this year: Japan expert TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The development of a vaccine to prevent people from being infected with the novel coronavirus is unlikely to be completed by the end of this year, the head of a Japanese government panel of experts on the virus said Wednesday.