Abai Center launched in Washington WASHINGTON, D.C. KAZINFORM The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the George Washington University’s Central Asia Program (CAP) and the Institute for the Eurasian, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES) are proud to announce the launch of the Abai Center in Washington, D.C.
Magnificent music of ancient palaces to be featured at Astana Opera NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Famous Kazakh and Russian artists will perform at the Astana Opera as part of a new project aimed at bringing music cultures closer together. The exquisite concert Music of the St. Petersburg Palaces will take place at the Chamber Hall on March 5.
China, 12 more countries restrict travel from S. Korea over coronavirus concerns SEOUL. KAZINFORM A dozen additional countries and parts of China have enacted entry restrictions on travelers from South Korea over coronavirus concerns, according to the foreign ministry Thursday, bringing the total number of such countries to 43.
Virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship crew to start disembarking TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Crew members aboard the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship that was quarantined in the Japanese port of Yokohama due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus, will start disembarking later Thursday, the government said, Kyodo reports.
5 people killed after worker opens fire at Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee MILWAUKEE. KAZINFORM - A worker at the sprawling Molson Coors complex in Milwaukee opened fire Wednesday afternoon, killing five employees before taking his own life, the company's chief executive officer and police said, CNN reports.
Astana’s Lutsenko finishes in main group of UAE Tour Stage 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - After yesterday’s tough uphill finish and the battle between the GC favorites, today’s stage brought the peloton back on the flat roads near Dubai. The fourth stage of 173 km started near Zabeel Park and finished on the streets of Dubai at Dubai City Walk, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
3 Russians from Diamond Princess test positive for coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Three Russians from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for coronavirus, head of the Russian Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare Anna Popova told reporters on Wednesday, TASS reports.