President Tokayev addresses World Economic Forum NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, currently taking place in Davos, Switzerland, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev made a video address to a roundtable organized by the Astana International Financial Centre, Kazinform cites the Akorda pres service.
UAE announces 317 new COVID-19 cases, 323 recoveries, and no deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 221,440 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan, TPO eye organizing joint projects in the future SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Korea Bakyt Dyussenbayev held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Tourism Promotion Organization Woo Kyoung-ha, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
S. Korea vigilant against possible inflow of monkeypox virus: KDCA SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea remains vigilant against a potential inflow of the monkeypox virus, health officials said Tuesday, as an increasing number of countries have recently reported cases of the virus traditionally confined to regions in Africa, Yonhap reports.
67 monkeypox cases found in nine EU countries over last week — ECDC STOCKHOLM. KAZINFORM - Nine member-states of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Sweden) registered 67 monkeypox cases in total from May 15 to 23, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) said in its press release, TASS reports.
Government Weekly Review: Kazakhstan to tackle water scarcity, gasification of regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – This week the Kazakh Government’s meeting focused on several pressing issues, including rational use of water and water scarcity, development of machinery manufacturing, gasification of regions, as well as educational grants, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kyrgyzstan to host number of events within framework of chairmanship in EAEU BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - A number of events will be held in Kyrgyzstan as part of the chairmanship in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Director of the Protocol and Organizational Support Department of the Eurasian Economic Commission Daniyar Turusbekov told reporters at a press conference in Bishkek, Kabar reports.
Japan town recovers most of 46.3mln yen mistakenly sent to resident YAMAGUCHI. KAZINFORM - A western Japanese town that mistakenly sent 46.3 million yen ($363,000) in COVID-19 relief money to a resident has legally recovered about 43 million yen, or about 90 percent of it, the mayor said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan to allocate 60% of public grants for vocational students NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Additional 10,000 grants will be awarded to the young people living in the densely-populated areas in Atyrau and Mangistau regions,» Vice Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Kuanysh Yergaliyev said.
An average of 250 people get vaccinated in N Kazakhstan daily PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM –The vaccination campaign is still ongoing in North Kazakhstan region. Residents of the region are offered to get vaccinated against COVID-19 with three vaccines – Pfizer, QazVac and VeroCell, Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID-19: State of emergency in Brazil ends BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The state of Public Health Emergency of National Importance, declared as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil, came to an end Sunday (May 22). A decree was signed by Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga on April 22, introducing a 30-day deadline for states and municipalities to adapt, Agencia Brasil reports.
EU supports sustainable grazing and pasture management in Kazakhstan ALMATY REGION. KAZINFORM On May 23, the kick-off conference to launch the EU-funded Project «JAYLYM ‒ Multi-actor partnerships and innovation at the service of economic and environmental sustainability of grazing activities in Enbekshi-Kazakh District» was held in the city of Esik of the Enbekshi-Kazakh District, the press and information team of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan reports.