Kazakhstan observes increased food output in first-half year NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Nurbek Dairbekov, Vice Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, has talked about the country's total food output within January-June of 2020 during a briefing at the Central Communications Service on Monday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Website for hosting environmental information may appear in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The online meeting on environmental education chaired by Information Minister Aida Balayeva has produced several proposals, with the creation of a single website in the sphere of ecology among them, Kazinform correspondent reports.
S.Korea’s central safety headquarters on standby emergency duty amid heavy rain forecast SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's disaster control headquarters was placed on initial emergency standby Monday amid forecasts of heavy rain overnight, with front-line workers ordered to prepare for unexpected situations, Yonhap reports.
Aktobe entrepreneurs provide 2.2 mln tenge assistance to local hospital AKTOBE. KAZINFORM - Charitable assistance in the form of medical devices and pharmaceuticals worth KZT2.2 million was provided by entrepreneurs of Shalkar district to patients and doctors of the central regional hospital, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UNICEF: Monsoon rains, flooding in South Asia affect millions of children NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Weeks of torrential monsoon rains, widespread flooding and deadly landslides in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal have affected millions of children and families, UNICEF said. Over 4 million children are currently estimated to be impacted and in urgent need of life-saving support, with many millions more at risk.
Kazakhstan allocates 56.7 bln tenge for fight against coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - KZT56.7 billion has been allocated for the fight against the coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, this was announced by the chairman of the Social Health Insurance Fund Bolat Tokezhanov during an online press conference at the Central Communications Service.
1,968 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths reported in Saudi Arabia RIYADH. KAZINFORM - The Saudi Ministry of Health said that 1,968 new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 266,941 cases, including 43,885 active cases receiving necessary medical care, WAM reports.