Late 5th-early 6th century funeral relics unearthed at royal tomb complex GYEONGJU. KAZINFORM A pair of ceremonial gilt-bronze shoes, believed to have been made between the late 5th century and early 6th century, were unearthed from an excavation site at a royal tomb complex in southeastern South Korea, cultural heritage authorities said Wednesday.
Coronavirus to cut foreign visitors' spending in Japan by $22 bil. OSAKA. KAZINFORM The new coronavirus outbreak is projected to cut spending by overseas travelers to Japan between February and August by 2.36 trillion yen ($22 billion), a think tank said Wednesday, with figures only expected to return to pre-virus levels next spring.
4,746 coronavirus recoveries confirmed in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 77 more Kazakhstanis recovered from coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, including 5 in Kazakh capital, 15 in Almaty, 2 in Shymkent, 1 in Kyzylorda region, 12 in West Kazakhstan, 26 in Atyrau region, 11 in Karaganda region, 2 in Turkestan region, 3 in Mangystau region.
Brazil reports over 1,000 virus deaths, 16,000 cases BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil reported over 16,000 new coronavirus cases and more than 1,000 deaths on Wednesday.According to the Health Ministry, 16,324 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the overall count to 391,222.
Global oil consumption to fall by $1 trillion in 2020 due to pandemic, experts say MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Consumers’ oil expenses will drop by $1 trillion in 2020 to $2.5 trillion as a result of the pandemic-related quarantine measures globally, the International Energy Agency (IEA) wrote in its report on energy investment on Wednesday.
KazNU among the leading European universities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to the research of the authoritative European rating «Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standard» («ARES») Al-Farabi Kazakh National University has been highly evaluated by «AA+ and ranked among the leading European universities. Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the KazNU.
Tokayev instructs to increase salaries of university teachers NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Addressing the 3rd session of the National Council of Public Confidence, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed the Government to consider the issue of increasing the salaries of teachers of higher educational institutions, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Tokayev proposed opening campuses of foreign universities on the basis of local ones NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Speaking at the third meeting of the National Council of Public Confidence Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed opening campuses of foreign universities on the basis of local ones, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Head of State instructs to review criminal liability of doctors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has commissioned to develop and implement a system of legal and financial protection and responsibility of medical workers, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Betting shops' cashboxes, betting terminals to be transferred to gambling zones NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – At today’s plenary session the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan has approved in second reading the draft Law «On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Gaming», Kazinform reports.
PM Mamin bestows Dostyk Order to UAE Ambassador NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Askar Mamin received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Kazakhstan Mohammed Ahmed Sultan Isa Al-Jaber, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Kazakhstan, Kazinform refers to the Prime Minister’s press service.
Suspects behind smuggling of $2,2 million face masks detained thanks to customs officers URALSK. KAZINFORM – Over the period of May 1-16, drivers of 15 trucks at the Syrym checkpoint located in the West Kazakhstan region were detained while trying to smuggle personal protective equipment without corresponding documents, Kazinform reports with the reference to the State Revenue Committee under the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 100,000 in past day – WHO MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - More than 100,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 5.4 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Tuesday, TASS reports.
Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko: We won virtual Giro with our heads NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Sergey Kurdyukov, the commentator of Eurosport Russia, did a live on the Instagram account of the Astana Pro Team with one of its riders and Kazakh champion Alexey Lutsenko, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.