Multilingual info on epidemic available online for foreigners BEIJING. KAZINFORM - As the number of patients infected with the novel coronavirus is increasing nationwide, many provinces, cities and regions in the country are providing multilingual information on virus prevention and control processes, to help the foreigners get related news conveniently and protect themselves well, China Daily reports.
Entry ban on foreigners traveling from Hubei takes force on Tuesday SEOUL. KAZINFORM Non-Korean travelers coming from or through China's Hubei province will be denied entry into South Korea starting on Tuesday, as the country is widening efforts to combat the continuing spread of the novel coronavirus.
Olympics: Village Mayor Kawabuchi concerned about coronavirus threat TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Saburo Kawabuchi, a heavyweight in the world of Japanese sports administration, said Monday his principle concern as mayor of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic athletes village is the threat posed by the new coronavirus, Kyodo reports.
IMF becomes knowledge partner of Global Women’s Forum Dubai 2020 DUBAI. KAZINFORM Global Women’s Forum Dubai, GWFD 2020, announced that the International Monetary Fund, IMF, would be the Global Knowledge Partner of the second edition of the event, which will take place on 16th and 17th February, 2020, at Madinat Jumeirah, to engage international leaders and gender experts to influence policies and foster partnerships to further the positive impact of women for a better future for all.
Virus deaths in China top 360, overtake SARS mainland toll BEIJING. KAZINFORM Chinese health authorities said Monday that the death toll in the country from a new coronavirus has reached 361, topping that of the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic on the mainland, as markets reopened with a steep drop following an extended holiday amid the outbreak.
Establishment of fruitful coop is important for U.S. – KazISS expert NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The visit of Michael Pompeo to Kazakhstan proves that our country remains an important strategic partner of the U.S. in trade and security issues. Deputy Director of the Kazakhstan Presidential Institute of Strategic Studies, PhD in Politics Sanat Kushkumbayev has said it in an interview with Kazinform.
Kazakhstan to appoint ecology ambassadors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The capital of Kazakhstan has hosted the 1st ecological gathering of public activists, volunteers, governmental officials and delegates of international organizations. Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the country Magzum Mirzagaliyev participated in the event as well, Kazinform reports.
Dauren Abayev and Minister of Saudi Islamic Affairs hold talks RIYADH. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan Minister of Information and Social Development Dauren Abayev has held a meeting with Minister of Islamic Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullatif bin Abdulaziz Al Al-Sheikh, Kazinform reported with the reference to the press service of the Ministry of Information and Social Development.
About 150 firefighters tackle blaze in central London LONDON. KAZINFORM About 150 firefighters and 25 fire engines battled a blaze in Holborn, a historic law district in central London, on Sunday morning after the fire broke out in a six-storey office building, local media reported, according to Xinhua.
Kazakh delegation attends CYBERTECH conference in Tel Aviv NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan Computer Emergency Response Team (KZ-CERT) took part in the CYBERTECH 2020 international conference in Tel Aviv, which was devoted to the development of cybersecurity, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Israel informs.
S. Korea reports 3 more cases of novel coronavirus, total now at 15 SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea on Sunday reported three more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total here to 15, with 87 people in quarantine for detailed checks, amid mounting concerns over person-to-person transmission.