Almost all Japan households received virus relief cash handouts TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The government said Tuesday 98.6 percent of households in Japan have received the one-off 100,000 yen ($940) cash handouts meant to help cushion the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus pandemic that has continued to linger, with Tokyo seeing 182 new daily cases of the virus, Kyodo reports.
Uganda ministry records 21 COVID-19 cases among staff ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Uganda’s Finance Ministry has put a condition for uninvited visitors to provide COVID-19 certificates before accessing its building after 21 of the ministry’s staff tested positive between Aug. 19 and 21, local media reported Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports.
Russia documents 4,696 cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia has documented 4,696 cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the past 24 hours, with the total number of cases reaching 966,189, the anti-coronavirus crisis center informed reporters on Tuesday, TASS reports.
Expo 2020 organisers, participants show strong progress, commitment to shared goals DUBAI. KAZINFORM Expo 2020 Dubai and its 190-plus participating countries have re-affirmed commitment to working together to achieve shared goals and making strong progress with preparations for the global event, which will begin on 1 October 2021.
Kazakhstan releases collector’s coins dated to 25th anniversary of Constitution NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The National Bank of Kazakhstan releases into circulation collector’s coins QAZAQSTAN KONSTITÝSIASYNA 25 JYL of nickel bronze alloy with face value of KZT 200 and of nickel silver alloy with face value of KZT 100.
Paralympics: Venues illuminated to cheer athletes 1 year before games TOKYO. KAZINFORM Tokyo Paralympic venues and the metropolitan government building were lit up in some of the colors of the Olympic rings Monday to show support for Paralympic athletes, one year out from the event that was postponed due to the coronavirus.
Thundershowers to hit Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The greater part of Kazakhstan is forecast to face today unsteady weather with thunderstorms, heavy rains predicted in the central part of the country. The northwest and west of Kazakhstan are to enjoy weather without precipitations, Kazhydromet reports.