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07 September, 2017, 10:29
SAP looks for the best social startups in Kazakhstan
The leader in the market of corporate applications the SAP company announced the beginning of order taking for participation in a competition of social startups SAP UP. It is the large-scale project directed to support of the best social businessmen in Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
ECB to stand fast as squeeze on bond-buying nears
AFP: The European Central bank will drop hints and play for time at its meeting Thursday, analysts predict, saving a big announcement on ending its easy-money policy for October as it strives to balance conflicting pressures.
06 September, 2017, 18:44
French fashion giants ban super-skinny models
AFP: A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment.
#French fashion giants
Nazarbayev: We made everything in order that businessmen felt themselves at home
Kazakhstan is a huge potential for favorable business. All of us have made in order that businessmen felt themselves at home. The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev during Kazakhstan-Polish business forum told, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Poland intends to cancel visas to Kazakhstan citizens
Presidents of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Poland Andrzej Duda have discussed increase in commodity turnover between the countries. Besides, heads of states intend to develop modern infrastructure for express delivery of freights from Asia to Europe, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Within Kazakhstan-Polish business forum in Astana 10 memorandums are signed
Investments from Poland into Kazakhstan for the last 10 years have made about 200 million dollars, commodity turnover following the results of 2016 – 783 million dollars. During the Kazakhstan-Polish business forum the vice-minister of investments and development of Kazakhstan Erlan Hairov has reported about it, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
#Kazakhstan-Polish business forum
Polish businessmen regard Kazakhstan as stable partner
The Ministry of Agriculture of Poland has defined Kazakhstan as one of the priority markets in which the Polish businessmen would like to be present and cooperate, chairman of the agency of the agrarian markets Lukash Houbovski said during the Kazakhstan-Polish business forum, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Nazarbayev suggested the President of Poland to look at development of the relations more optimistically
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has suggested the President of Poland Andrzej Duda to regard Kazakhstan as a window on the markets of Central Asia. The Head of state told about it during the enlarged meeting in Akorda in honor of the state visit of the President of Poland to Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Geale sides with Golovkin to beat Canelo, breaks down fight
Former world middleweight champion Daniel Geale has backed Gennady Golovkin to preserve his perfect record when he faces Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in their blockbuster showdown this month, the Boxing Scene reported.
Good and bad news on aspirin and colon cancer: study
AFP: Daily aspirin use -- known to reduce the risk of colon cancer -- could also make the disease harder to treat if it does occur, researchers reported Wednesday.
05 September, 2017, 18:17
Investment into energy saving of Kazakhstan will be increased by 200 billion tenges
In the period from 2015 to 2016 subjects of the State power register in energy saving of Kazakhstan have invested more than 178 billion tenges. Until the end of 2020 it is planned to invest about 200 billion tenges more, the minister of investments and development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek said during the meeting of the Government, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan joins ASEAN exposition
ASEAN is expanding its coverage to more countries related to the Belt and Road Initiative. Kazakhstan announced last week that it will attend the 14th China-ASEAN Exposition this month as a specially-invited partner, the China Daily reported.
The logistic hub of online trade will be created in the Karaganda region
The logistic hub of online trade will be created in the Karaganda region. During the presentation of investment potential of the Karaganda region in the Kazakh Invest pavilion the deputy governor of the Karaganda region Almaz Aydarov said, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan coal will heat the capital of Kyrgyzstan this winter
The Kazakhstan company "Rassvet company" will deliver 450 thousand tons of coal at combined heat and power plant of Bishkek. 550 thousand more tons of fuel of combined heat and power plant will be bought from local suppliers, Elektricheskiye stantsii JSC reported to the BNews.kz correspondent.
The best short films by young directors are selected for the Baikonur film festival
In Almaty, on September 15-16 already for the second time there will take place the republican festival of short cinema Baikonur. This year, 140 applications have arrived from the whole country, 35 of which will fight for a rank of the best in 11 nominations. Organizers have told about a highly topical program of a festival during the press conference, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
ECB to play for time as pressure grows on easy money
AFP: The European Central Bank will prefer to play for time and seek to calm financial markets than sketch out the exit from its easy-money policy at its Thursday meeting, analysts agree.
#European Central Bank
Sportsmen from four continents to participate in the World Cup on Togyzkumalak
The IV World Championship on Togyzkumalak will be held in Astana from 3 to 8 of September. More than 70 sportsmen from 25 countries will compete this time. The organizing committee of the World Championship consists of the World Federation of Togyzkumalak, the Committee for Sports and physical culture of the Ministry of Culture and sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Astana city Mayor’s office.
UNDP launches new project in East Kazakhstan
The United Nations Development Program launches a new project in East Kazakhstan in the sphere of forest ecosystem accounting to 8,3 million dollars. It was announced by Deputy of the Permanent Chairman of the UNDP in Kazakhstan Munkhtuya Altangerel during the EK information tour “Providing support to the Government of Kazakhstan in implementation of the Concept of switching to a green economy and industrialization of the partnership program “Green bridge” in Ust-Kamenogorsk, the Strategy 2050 NA reported.
Collecting campaign of the ships of the Caspian flotilla to Kazakhstan is expected
In the nearest future the ships of the Caspian flotilla plan to visit the ports of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan within collecting campaign. This information was confirmed to BNews.kz own correspondent by the representative of the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan Vagif Dargyakhly.
04 September, 2017, 17:32
Parliamentary hearings about transition of Kazakh to Latin will take place in Majilis
In Majilis parliamentary hearings "On Questions of Introduction of the Uniform Standard of the Alphabet of a State Language on Latin Graphics" will take place on September 11, BNews.kz reported.
The Commissioner for Human Rights in Kazakhstan is elected
The committee on the international relations, defense and safety of the Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan has considered the idea of the President of Kazakhstan to elect Askar Shakirov at a position of authorized on human right in Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Volume of illegal content in Internet increased by 40 times – Kazakhstan President
The reliable cyberboard is necessary for Kazakhstan. We can't postpone its creation, it is necessary to protect the interests of our country, our culture, our values. The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a joint meeting of chambers of parliament has told about it, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan is concerned about a situation with muslims in Myanmar
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kayrat Abdrakhmanov commented on a situation in Myanmar, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
N. Nazarbayev: IFCA has to work on the EXPO territory right after completion of the exposition
The international financial center of Astana has to earn on the territory of the EXPO at once after completion of the exposition. The Head of state has reported about it during the joint meeting of chambers of Parliament, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
N. Nazarbayev charged to parliament to consult on society
Kazakhstan citizens have full right to be aware of all legislative innovations and our decisions, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a joint meeting of chambers of parliament, correspondent BNews.kz reported.
Kazakhstan President told about new operating conditions of parliament and government
The parliament begins work in new conditions when chambers and the government are given additional authority, so, and responsibility, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a joint meeting of chambers of parliament, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
N. Nazarbayev participates in a joint meeting of chambers of parliament
The president of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev participates in a joint meeting of chambers of parliament. The third session was opened by the chairman of Majilis Nurlan Nigmatullin, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
China's Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy
The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalization and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the start of a three-day summit being held in southeastern China, Reuters reported.
Kazakhstan peacekeepers were trained by the American military
Within three days, 35 fighters of the Kazakhstan peacekeeping battalion were trained in the Center of military medicine, BNews.kz reported with reference to the press service of landing and assault troops.
Kazakhstan entered top-5 countries on number of exit tours from Russia in 2017
The Turstat agency has analysed statistics of outbound tourism from Russia for the first 6 months 2017, BNews.kz reported with reference to turstat.com.
31 August, 2017, 18:38
EU's Barnier says no 'decisive progress' in Brexit talks
AFP: The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said Thursday that the European Union and Britain had made no substantial breakthroughs in the third round of Brexit talks.
Pierre Cardin cancelled a visit to Astana because of feeling sick
The legendary couturier won't arrive to Astana on a premiere of "FASHIONSHOWPIERRECARDIN". The reason – feeling sick of monsieur Cardin, the successor of the fashion designer Rodrigo Basilicati has reported about it during the press conference devoted to the forthcoming show, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Great Britain invests in judicial reforms of Kazakhstan
The Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of Great Britain sir Alan Duncan, paying special attention to the international security and supporting Kazakhstan in implementation of judicial reforms, during the visit declared allocation of 74 thousand pounds sterling for support to Kazakhstan in realization of anti-corruption strategy, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan takes 35th place in the Doing Business rating
Kazakhstan has taken the 35th place in the rating of the World Bank of Doing Business, having improved the indicators on 16 points in comparison with last year, minister of national economy Timur Suleymenov said during the press conference "Cardinal improvement and expansion of a business environment" on the platform of the press center of the government, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan citizen bought the weapon stolen in the USA on eBay
From warehouses of military base in the Fort Campbell, the Kentucky State, arms and the equipment for the total amount of more than $1 million have been stolen, Bnews.kz reported with reference to kommersant.ru.
China financed 26 bn dollars to EEU member-states
China has financed the sum accounting to 26 billion US dollars to the member-states of the EEU, it was known during the round table at the forum “Eurasian week” in Astana.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Labor and Social Protection created commission for investigation of mine accident in Karaganda region
Today, on August 31, 2017, about 4 am, a sudden emission of methane have occured on the Kazakhstan mine belonging to Arcelor Mittal Temirtau in Shakhtinsk of the Karaganda region. For investigation of causes of accident in Ministry of Labor and a social security of Kazakhstan the special commission of specialists in industrial safety, representatives of State Labour Inspection, the employer and labor unions is created, BNews.kz reported with reference to the press service of department.
TeleTrade: Harvey hurricane harmed Kazakhstani tenge
The currency pair of USD\KZT will be under the influence of the oil market. Against the background of consequences of the Harvey hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico demand for oil from the American oil refineries will sharply decrease that will lead to growth of reserves of crude oil, BNews.kz reported with reference to the analytical TeleTrade Central Asia group.
Explosion in the mine in Karaganda region. Three persons died
Today, on August 31, 2017, about 4 am a sudden emission of methane have occured on the Kazakhstan mine belonging to Arcelor Mittal Temirtau in Shakhtinsk of the Karaganda region, BNews.kz reported with reference to the official representative of Committee on emergency situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Ruslan Imankulov.
29 August, 2017, 18:25
At least 15 dead in China landslide
AFP: The death toll after a landslide struck dozens of homes in rural southwestern China has climbed to 15, state television said Tuesday.
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