Brazil’s Fiocruz holds talks in bid to bring doses of Oxford vaccine earlier BRASIL. KAZINFORM - President of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) Nísia Trindade said the institution has been negotiating with AstraZeneca the possibility of receiving 15 million ready-made vaccine doses to guarantee immunization before the active pharmaceutical ingredient comes to Brazil, which should allow the production of vaccines in BioManguinhos, linked to Fiocruz, in Rio de Janeiro, Agencia Brasil reports.
Astana Opera to premiere large-scale ballet La Bayadère NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On January 30, at the Astana Opera Grand Hall, there will be a debut in Ludwig Minkus’ large-scale ballet La Bayadère staged by the artistic director of the opera house’s ballet company, People’s Artist of Russia Altynai Asylmuratova, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Opera.
Head of State amends law on state registration of real property rights NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of state registration of real property rights and legal bodies», Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Nitra hospital head: COVID testing should be part of life long term NITRA. KAZINFORM - Testing for coronavirus should become an ordinary part of life for the next few months or even years, with the state creating a lasting system of testing, said Nitra Faculty Hospital director Milan Dubaj, TASR reports.
President charges to cardinally ease tax administration NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At today’s Government meeting held via a videoconferencing the Head of State charged the Government jointly with Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs to develop proposals for easing tax administration, Kazinform reports.
Construction of Turkestan-Shymkent -Tashkent railway line to kick off in 2021 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «The Kazakh Government takes active actions to create the tourist infrastructure in priority areas with participation of private capital. Realization of investment projects worth KZT 1.1 trln will start this year,» Kazakh PM Askar Mamin said, Kazinform reports.
Crucial to prioritize construction in Kazakh capital, President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «It is crucial to pay priority attention to construction, housing construction, construction of schools and infrastructure as the capital city should be absolutely attractive,» the Head of State said at today’s Government meeting, Kazinform reports.
UNESCO calls for proposals for the 2021 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant PARIS. KAZINFORM UNESCO launches a call for young women and men under the age of 35 to apply for the 2021 ‘Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’. 12 research grants of USD 10,000 will be awarded. The Grant aims to mobilize young researchers for further study of the Silk Roads shared heritage.
8 Kazakhstani regions remain in ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 8 regions of Kazakhstan, namely, Nur-Sultan and Almaty cities, Akmola, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Pavlodar and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the ‘red zone’ in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection as of January 26, 2021.
Moderna says COVID-19 vaccine works on variants, but studying booster WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM U.S. biotechnology firm Moderna Inc. said Monday that its authorized COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be protective against emerging strains of the novel coronavirus first identified in Britain and South Africa.