‘100 Million Meals’ Campaign: Food distribution begins in Jordan, Pakistan and Egypt DUBAI. KAZINFORM Food distribution has already begun in Jordan, Pakistan and Egypt as part of the ‘100 Million Meals’ campaign that aims to support disadvantaged communities across 20 countries during the holy month of Ramadan.
Sangmda Lungga tomb site in China's Tibet listed as top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2020 LHASA. KAZINFORM The Sangmda Lungga tomb site in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region was included on the list of the top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2020 released by the National Cultural Heritage Administration.
Yalçın Topçu urges to strengthen Turkic world solidarity through Turkestan development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chief Adviser to the Turkey President Yalçın Topçu expressed gratitude to First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev for strengthening cooperation between the nations, Kazinform reports.
Yellow dust storm from China, Mongolia heading towards Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM The density of fine dust particles smaller than 10 micrometers in diameter, known as PM 10, will rise to «very bad» levels in Seoul and many other parts of South Korea, beginning Friday evening, due to the influx of yellow dust originating from deserts in northern China and Mongolia, a state forecasting agency said.
4,500 treated for COVID at hospitals in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Over the past 24 hours above 600 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Nur-Sultan. The city reports a steady increase in new cases,» chief state sanitary doctor Sarkhat Beissenova told the sitting of the commission for preventing coronavirus spread in Nur-Sultan.
COVID-19: 53.9 mln vaccine doses distributed in 4 months in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Ministry of Health has distributed more than 50 million doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 across the country since the immunization campaign started, in January this year. «Thus far, over 31.9 million doses have been administered throughout the country,» the ministry reported in a note issued this week, Agencia Brasil reports.
Astana’s Fuglsang headlines strong team at the Ardennes Classics NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Danish rider Jakob Fuglsang will face his first major goal of the season at the upcoming Ardennes Classics, the three one-day WorldTour races Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and the Monument, Liège – Bastogne – Liège, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Astana Premier Tech.
Head of State extends condolences over passing of Kazakh poet Yessengali Raushanov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has extended his condolences to the family and loved ones of well-known Kazakh poet Yessengali Raushanov on his untimely passing, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Film by Kazakhstani director to unveil film festival in Germany NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – ‘Sary mysyq’ (Yellow Cat) by Kazakhstani director Adilkhan Yerzhanov is set to unveil the 21st GoEast Festival of Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Germany, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of JSC Kazakhfilm named after Shaken Aimanov.
S. Korea: New virus cases in 600s for 2nd day, virus battle at inflection point SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed in the 600s for the second straight day Friday as the country's virus fight is at a critical juncture of bracing for another wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Weather without precipitation to linger in Kazakhstan on Apr 16 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The greater part of the country will be still under the influence of the huge anticyclone, resulting in the weather with no precipitation. Only the south, southwest are to expect thunderstorm in places due to the weather fronts. Occasional fog and wind are also forecast, Kazinform reports citing the National Weather Forecaster Kazhydromet.