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- Alarmed by cluster of 20 new virus cases, S. Korea struggles to contain further spreadSouth Korea confirmed 20 more cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections here to 51, with most new patients traced to church services, stoking concerns that the country may identify more virus patients despite tighter quarantine measures.
- Turkey’s largest library to be disabled-friendlyTurkey’s largest library, set to be inaugurated in the capital Ankara on Thursday, will feature 4 million printed books and offer disabled-friendly services starting right from the carpark to the library.
- Kazakhstan remains attractive for international development banksIn Q3 2019, the volume of investment and project financing by international development banks (IDBs) of the CIS states’ private sector saw an 81.2% growth compared to Q2 2019 and amounted to $1.87bn
- Almaty to build 8 schools for 13,000 pupils"Eight schools for 13,000 pupils will be built in Almaty in two years to come," Almaty Mayor Bakytzhan Sagintayev said.
- Majilis ratifies Kazakhstan-U.S. agrt on consular privileges and immunitiesThe lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament has adopted today the bill "On ratification of the Kazakhstan-U.S. Intergovernmental Agreement on Consular Privileges and Immunities".
- TCO’s gas production in 2018 reached 7.9bn cubic metersTengizchevroil produced 7.9bn cubic meters of gas last year at Tengiz deposit in Atyrau region.
- Virus-hit Diamond Princess passengers start disembarking in YokohamaPassengers on the coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess started disembarking Wednesday in Yokohama after a two-week quarantine period that raised questions about the Japanese government's response to the outbreak.