30th anniversary of Semipalatinsk test site closure marked in Ypres, Belgium YPRES. KAZINFORM On the eve of the International Day against Nuclear Tests and the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belgium Mr. Margulan Baimukhan, Chairman of the «Belgium-Kazakhstan» Interparliamentary Group Mr. Tim Vandenput, Deputy Burgomaster of the city of Ypres Philip Bolleand other representatives of academia and non-governmental organizationshonored memory in the city of Ypres victims of nuclear tests.
New cases under 1,700; number of critically-ill patients on rise SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell below 1,700 Sunday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but the number of patients in critical condition stayed high, sparking concerns over more fatalities down the road.
AIFC Authority and QazTrade agree to cooperate in field of e-commerce NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On August 26, a meeting of representatives of the Astana International Financial Centre (hereinafter – the AIFC), represented by the Governor Kairat Kelimbetov, and the Ministry of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, represented by Minister Bakhyt Sultanov, took place at the AIFC.
Heads of state and int'l organizations condole over tragic events in Zhambyl region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Heads of state, government and international organizations sent telegrams of condolences to President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev over the tragic events in Baizak district of Zhambyl region, the Akorda press service reports.
2020 Paralympics: Kazakh judoka to add another medal to country’s tally TOKYO. KAZINFFORM Kazakhstani judoka Zarina Baibatina reached the semifinals at the now-running Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games assuring thus of the country’s fourth medal, Kazinform reports referring to the official website of the Games.
Almost all regions of Kazakhstan still in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As of August 29, 2021, the cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent as well as Akmola, Aktobe, Almaty, Atyrau, East Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, West Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Mangistau, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan regions are still in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus reads.