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News of Kazakhstan
06 October, 2017, 11:28
Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and EU increased by 27%
The agreement on enhanced partnership and cooperation between Kazakhstan and the European Union (EU) has already brought relations to a new level, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported.
MFA checks information on road accident in Russia with Kazakhstan bus
At the moment all circumstances of incident of road accident with the Kazakhstan bus in the Vladimir region of Russia become clear. The press secretary of Kazakhstan MFA Anuar Zhaynakov reported.
Japan to restore neglected gardens abroad
Japan is to send gardening experts around the world to restore Japanese-style gardens that have fallen into a state of neglect, officials say.
05 October, 2017, 18:23
British writer Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Prize for literature
British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his novel "The Remains of the Day", won the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday, the Swedish Academy said.
Qazaqstan TV starts broadcast of Silk Way Star contest
The national TV channel Qazaqstan has launched Sept. 30 broadcasting of the international music television show Silk Way Star. Artists from nine countries will compete during the 12 weeks until the end of December, the Astana Times reported.
Kazakhstan expands the types of exported products
Kazakhstan expands the types of exported products. South Kazakhstan region exports vacuum test tubes, MDF plates, orthopedic products abroad.
It is important to increase ecological safety of Baikonur - Nazarbayev
During a working trip the Head of state has got acquainted with the course of implementation of the Concept of further cooperation on the Baikonur complex between Kazakhstan and Russia and also work on the Bayterek joint project, Akorda's press service reports.
Kazakhstan initiated in the USA the claim against the Moldavian businessman
Today the Republic of Kazakhstan has given to District court of Washington, the District Columbia, the claim against the Moldavian businessman Anatoly Stati, his son Gabriel Stati and also their two companies - Ascom Group S.A. and Terra Raf Trans Traiding Ltd (Stati). The claim is directed to indemnification and recovery of damages, following from the difficult and large-scale criminal scheme of fraud made by Stati through a group of persons and corporate structures, BNews.kz reported.
The minister of religious affairs donated his salary to priests
The minister of religious affairs and civil society of Kazakhstan Nurlan Ermekbayev offered a monthly salary in charity foundation "The Kazakhstan fund "Uakyp".
Kazakhstan celebrated 60 years since launch of first artificial Earth satellite
Kazakhstan has celebrated 60 years of the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite in the world, the Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan informs.
Canadian investors are offered to construct a greenhouse near Astana
The deputy governor of the Akmola region Egor Kappel has met the secretary of Embassy of Canada in the Republic of Kazakhstan. During negotiations the prospects of cooperation in agricultural branch are discussed. In particular, the project on construction of the year-round greenhouse near Astana is offered to Canadians.
First global pledge to end cholera by 2030
Health officials from around the world are meeting in France to commit to preventing 90% of cholera deaths by 2030.
04 October, 2017, 18:31
Trio takes chemistry Nobel for 'cool' method to study molecules
AFP: Scientists Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson were awarded the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for cryo-electron microscopy, a simpler and better method for imaging tiny, frozen molecules.
The electronic labor exchange started to function in three cities of Kazakhstan
Now the employer can report in Jobcenter of the population about free vacancies via the website enbek.kz. Further the center itself selects personnel.
FIFA World Cup will lead to increase a drug traffic through Kazakhstan - police officers
The FIFA World Cup will become the main sports event of next year. But at the same time the FIFA World Cup can turn back in deterioration of a criminal situation. The Russian police officers predict that in days of holding the championship through border of Russia and Kazakhstan the stream of illegal transportation of drugs will increase.
In mountains of the Borovoe resort glass bridge will be built
Within the program of realization of development of tourism in the Shchuchinsk-Borovsky resort area in Pine-forest construction of the glass bridge in mountains is planned. According to the project, the bridge will lie from Mount Bolektau to the mountain the Tufelka, Kokshetau Asia news agency reports.
Alarm siren will sound in Almaty
Residents of Almaty have asked to observe tranquility and not to give in to panic during the seismotraining after the alarm siren sounds in the city, the press service of DES of Almaty reported.
Unique sports ground opened on coast of Caspian Sea
In Aktau, a multifunctional sports-playing ground, built within the program of social investments “Memin elim” was opened, which do not have any analogues in Kazakhstan.
Criminal investigation is begun upon the crash of AN-28 across Almaty
The Main transport Prosecutor's Office is engaged in investigation.
Astana Media Week - a consequence of the increased attention of the state to media problems - Abayev
Carrying out Astana Media Week is a natural consequence of the increased attention of the state and society to problems of mass communications, the minister of information and communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev told in a welcoming speech.
Regional media hub is planned to be created on the basis of "Kazmedia Ortalyga"
On the basis of the building of "Kazmedia ortalygy" in the medium term plan to create regional media hub. The minister of information and communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev said at opening of "Astana Media Week".
OECD calls for tourism to be more sustainable
AFP: The OECD on Tuesday called on governmentsto rethink their tourism policies to make growth in the key sector more "ecologically sustainable and socially inclusive."
03 October, 2017, 17:51
Body clock scientists win Nobel Prize
Three scientists who unravelled how our bodies tell time have won the 2017 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
The system of electronic border started in Kazakhstan
The electronic system of IS "Astana-1" will allow to reduce time for filling of declarations four times.
Golovkin-Canelo winner will likely be ordered to face Charlo
As BoxingScene.com reported earlier, the World Boxing Council has ordered a rematch between WBC champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs).
Coal has risen in price in Astana
Inhabitants of the private sector can't buy coal in large volume because of deficiency of fuel in the capital.
Switching to e-cigs would delay millions of deaths: study
AFP: A large-scale switch from tobacco to e-cigarettes would cut smoking-related deaths by a quarter in the United States by 2100, even assuming the gadgets are themselves not risk-free, researchers said Tuesday.
Kazakhstan to export gas to China
Kazakhstan and China agreed on the delivery of 5 billion cubic meters of Kazakhstan gas per year. The sale agreement was signed between JSC “KazTransGas” and the company “PetroChina International Company Limited”.
The highest salaries in Kazakhstan paid to 4,2% of hired workers
The sharpest growth of number of highly paid experts is observed in Almaty, Astana and the Atyrau region. In republican scale growth of number of such workers is slowed down.
Golovkin will travel to Mexico, donate to earthquake victims
WBC, WBA, IBO, IBF middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) will travel to Mexico in the second half of October to make a donation to the victims of the earthquakes that have struck the Mexican nation, according to ESPN Deportes.
Police hunt for Las Vegas killer's motive
Police are working to establish the motive behind a mass shooting which left at least 59 dead and another 527 injured at a Las Vegas concert, the BBC reported.
02 October, 2017, 18:37
EU urges dialogue in cautious reaction to Catalonia crisis
AFP: The EU on Monday called for dialogue to solve the crisis over Catalonia's banned independence referendum and for an end to violence in a cautious first reaction to a thorny subject for the bloc.
Iran, Kazakhstan maintain stable trade turnover
Economic relations between Iran and Kazakhstan are of regional importance, with promising areas of growth. In recent years the level of trade turnover between the two countries was changing, going up and down, but now it seems to have reached a stable level.
Las Vegas: 50 people killed in Mandalay Bay shooting
At least 50 people have been killed and another 200 have been injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert, the BBC reported.
Cargo transportation volume between Kazakhstan and Latvia increased by 19%
The agreement on strategic partnership was signed between the railway administrations of Kazakhstan and Latvia, the press service of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan temir zholy" reports.
Golovkin-Canelo, Charlo Situation Being Reviewed, Says WBC Prez
World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman indicates that his organization will review the situation with the WBC middleweight title, which is currently held by Gennady Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs), the Boxing Scene reported.
Google unveils new moves to boost struggling news organizations
AFP: Google announced new steps to help struggling news organizations Monday -- including an end to a longstanding "first click free" policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital.
Weightlifting federation made a statement on disqualification of Kazakhstan national team
On September 30 – October 1 this year in Bucharest (Romania) the emergency meeting of executive committee of the International federation of weightlifting (IWF) has taken place. It is expected that discharge of Kazakhstan adult national team for 12 months will become the main disciplinary action. Discharge can be removed earlier on the basis of the conclusion of the special commission which will carry out monitoring of a situation in the field of practical fight against dope in 9 countries, BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan weightlifting team excluded from World Cup
The international federation of weightlifting excluded the national team of Kazakhstan from the forthcoming World Cup in Anaheim (USA), Vesti.kz reports with reference to the official site of the organization.
Kazakhstan to open the specialized university of sport
It will train experts of the highest category. Here such specialties as sports medicine, sports management and another.
Dimash Kudaibergen's triumph: The singer sat down with the world's leading media in London
Dimash Kudaibergen's virtuoso playing on the dombra stuns spectators in London
Kazakhstan took part in tourism exhibition in Shanghai