Vaccination of pregnant women, teens with Pfizer vaccine starts in Aktobe AKTOBE. KAZINFORM – Vaccination of teenagers aged 12-17, pregnant women and nursing mothers with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has started in the city of Aktobe after its delivery, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the regional health office.
Japan gov’t to create database aimed at preventing child poverty TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government has decided to create a database to store various information about children, such as family economic conditions and academic abilities, in an attempt to prevent child poverty and abuse, a source familiar with the plan said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Nur Otan Party should constantly modernize itself – Elbasy NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev said Tuesday the Nur Otan Party should ensure its long-term leadership which will serve as a foundation of the stability of the country’s political course, Kazinform reports.
33,996 COVID-19 cases reported in Russia over past 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia has registered 33,996 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the lowest number since October 19, with the total number of infections reaching 9,400,835 cases, according to data of the anti-coronavirus crisis center published on Tuesday, TASS reports.
President signs law on Baiterek space rocket complex creation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On ratification of the Protocol on amendments to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Russian Federation on the creation of the Baiterek space rocket complex at the Baikonur cosmodrome» as of 22 December 2004, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Astana Qazaqstan Development team presents its 2022 roster NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The UCI Continental Astana Qazaqstan Development Team, the development project of the UCI WorldTour Astana Qazaqstan Team, is happy to present its roster for the debut cycling season of 2022, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Kazakhstan’s national pavilion holds Days of Shymkent at EXPO 2020 in Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM – The Days of the city of Shymkent are held at the National Pavilion of Kazakhstan at the EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE, featuring an extensive business and cultural program of one of the largest regions of the country. During three days, November 22-24, the culture, art, spiritual values and hospitality of the southern region of Kazakhstan will be presented, Kazinform cites the press service of Shymkent city’s administration office.
Health Ministry: Controlling pandemic lies in Brazil’s hands BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said that Brazil has the control of the COVID-19 pandemic in its hands. He restated that vaccine doses for 2022 are guaranteed, adding that Brazil has the potential of becoming an exporter of the vaccine, Agensia Brasil reports.
Elbasy Nazarbayev decides to hand over Nur Otan Party Chairman’s powers to President Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev made a decision to hand over the powers of the Chairman of Nur Otan Party to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Kazinform has learnt from the Twitter account of Elbasy’s Press Secretary Aidos Ukibai.
S. Korea: Daily infections stay below 3,000, but critical cases hit all-time high SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases stayed below 3,000 for the second straight day Tuesday, but the number of critically ill patients hit an all-time high, raising concerns over a shortage of hospital beds for treatment, Yonhap reports.
Reintegration of nationals returned from conflict zones debated btw Kazakhstan and UN NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The high-level dialogue on criminal prosecution, rehabilitation and reintegration of nationals returned from combat zones using Kazakhstan’s experience took place at the Kazakh Foreign Ministry, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan reveals rosters for Biathlon World Cup event in Sweden NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The coaching staff of Kazakhstan’s biathlon team revealed rosters for the first stage of the 2021 Biathlon IBU World Cup in Östersund, Sweden, to take place from November 27 to December 5, Kazinform cites the National Olympic Committee.
US Christmas parade tragedy suspect being charged with 5 counts of murder WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The man suspected of plowing an SUV through a crowded Christmas parade in the state of Wisconsin is being charged Monday with five counts of intentional homicide, and is expected to face additional charges.