Culture Committee head relieved of his duties NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Culture and Sport Minister decreed to relieve Akan Abdualliyev of his duties as the head of the Culture Committee of the Kazakh Culture and Sport Ministry due to a transfer to another appointment, the PM’s press service reports.
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases hit over 17,000 for 3rd day amid Lunar New Year holiday SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit more than 17,000 for the third consecutive day Monday due to the rapid spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant amid the annual exodus for the Lunar New Year holiday.
Kazakh President receives world chess champion Bibisara Assaubayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev heartily congratulated the young chess player on her bright victory in the 2021 World Blitz Championship in Warsaw. Notably, Bibisara Assaubayeva also won the silver medal in the Women Rapid category, the Akorda press service reports.
World's first hydrogen-powered flying boat, ‘THE JET,’ set to launch in Dubai DUBAI. KAZINFORM Swiss based start-up THE JET ZeroEmission announced that it has inked an agreement with Zenith Marine Services LLC, a UAE based company; and DWYN LLC to manufacture and operate ‘THE JET’ – the first clean-energy, hydrogen-powered flying boat.
Kazakh President to pay working visit to Beijing to participate in opening ceremony of XXIV Winter Olympic Games NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On February 4-5, Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, will pay a working visit to Beijing to participate in the opening ceremony of the XXIV Winter Olympic Games, Kazinform has learnt from the Facebook account of the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Kazakh dancers deliver sensational performance in Australia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Astana Opera Ballet Company’s principal dancer Bakhtiyar Adamzhan wins over the Australian audience. At the present time, the Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan performs with great success at the Ballet International Gala in Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, Kazinform has learnt from the press office of the Astana Opera Theatre.
Countries around the world tighten coronavirus regulations for unvaccinated NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As the omicron variant continues to spread around the world, countries are introducing stricter measures for unvaccinated people, while ramping up their efforts to motivate people to get a booster shot. More about the latest developments worldwide in vaccination and boosters is in the analytical article of Kazinform.
8.75mln people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of January 31, 2022, 8,755,121 people have been given two components of anti-COVID vaccines in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases hit over 17,000 for 3rd day amid Lunar New Year holiday SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit more than 17,000 for the third consecutive day Monday due to the rapid spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant amid the annual exodus for the Lunar New Year holiday, Yonhap reports.
‘Cinderella’ to be staged at Astana Ballet Theatre NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On February 5 and 6, the colourful performance of the «Cinderella» ballet choreographed by Nadezhda Kalinina will be presented on the stage of the Astana Ballet Theatre. The magnificent music by Sergei Prokofiev will be performed by the symphony orchestra of the Theatre under the direction of the conductor Arman Urazgaliyev, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Theatre.
Unstable weather conditions predicted in Kazakhstan Jan 31 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to fronts unstable weather conditions are to linger in most of the country causing precipitation mostly as snow, high wind, blizzard and ice-slick. Only the south is to see weather with no precipitation, Kazinform cites the National Weather Forecaster Kazhydromet.