Kazakhstan presents its «maps of hope» at the Nature for Life Hub event NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan presented its results of creating ‘maps of hope’ that identify country’s essential life support areas (ELSAs) as part of a four-day Nature for Life Hub, which runs on September 24 – 29, 2020 and constitute a virtual space where global and local leaders will share stories on the importance of nature for sustainable development.
UNDP supported the first factoring deal in Kazakhstan’s energy services sector NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP Kazakhstan supported a factoring deal between the Ecoservice-2030 (Kostanay) energy service company (ESCO), and the First Factoring Company (Almaty).
U.S. employment won't recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2023: Fed official WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM While the U.S. economy has rebounded faster than originally anticipated following a large contraction in the second quarter, U.S. employment probably won't recover to pre-pandemic levels until 2023, a senior Federal Reserve official said Tuesday.
Senate Speaker meets with Chief Rabbi of Kazakhstan ahead of Sukkot NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Senate Speaker, Head of the Secretariat of the Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Maulen Ashimbayev has met with the Chief Rabbi of Kazakhstan Yeshaya E. Cohen, Kazinform cites the press service of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan.
President partook in online meeting focusing on charity and volunteering NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has partaken in an online meeting with the representatives of the charitable, voluntary organizations as well as the business sector, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Astana riders survive huge crash in BinckBank Tour Stage 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A huge crash with 4.2 km to go in the final of the first stage of the BinckBank Tour (Blankenberge – Ardooie, 132.1 km) split the main group in parts with a reduced peloton remaining in front of the race and playing the stage victory in a sprint, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Kazakh, Azerbaijani parliaments discuss situation in Nagorno-Karabakh NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Majilis Speaker of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin has held talks with Speaker of the Milli Majilis (National Assembly) of Azerbaijan Sahiba Gafarova at the initiative of the Azerbaijani side, Kazinform has learnt from the Majilis’ press service.
France seeks cooperation with Kazakhstan in earthquake engineering NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The French Association of Earthquake Engineering (AFPS) has sent a letter to Kazakh Research and Design Institute for Seismic Construction and Architecture seeking cooperation, Kazinform cites the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of Kazakhstan.
Japan seeks record defense budget to boost capabilities in new areas TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Defense Ministry on Wednesday requested a record 5.49 trillion yen ($52 billion) budget for fiscal 2021, placing a strong priority on beefing up capabilities in the new domains of outer space, cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum, Kyodo News reports.
Regions to receive over 1,000 locally-manufactured ambulances in Kazakhstan till Nov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 360 ambulances have been manufactured in Kazakhstan, of which 93 have already been delivered to the regions, while the start of delivery of 264 ambulances is slated for today, Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID-19: Kazakhstan to ramp up daily production of protective suits by yearend NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov talked about the production of medical products while addressing the government session taken place on Wednesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan to increase COVID-19 testing capacity in labs by October NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In an attempt to prevent a spread of the COVID-19 infection and increase in cases, the measures regarding supply of pharmaceuticals have been taken in Kazakhstan, Health Minister Alexei Tsoi told a government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New virus cases bounce back in S. Korea, raising woes over spread during holiday SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases rose to the triple digits Wednesday for the first time in five days, deepening health officials' woes over the spread of COVID-19 during the country's major holiday Chuseok, Yonhap reports.