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News of Kazakhstan
10 October, 2017, 13:42
Kazakhstan to have its own Courchevel
The modern ski resort with the chair ropeway promise to complete this winter in the territory of national park within the infrastructure project on development of the tourist Bayanaul complex of the Tugan Zher program, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Sagintayev ordered to dismiss heads of the Ministry of Energy and KMG for fuel crisis
The reprimand will be issued to the Minister of Energy of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayeva, and Sagintayev charged to impose disciplinary punishment on the chairman of the board of JSC KazMunaiGas.
Demand for taxi services grows in Kazakhstan
The demand for taxi services in a year has grown by 10% in the country , meanwhile the general passenger turnover has increased by 13%.
East Kazakhstan companies support green energy projects
Specialists of the mining and metallurgical company "Kazzinc" studied the submitted projects in the field of green energy at EXPO-2017 in Astana. This was reported by Governor’s Office of East Kazakhstan region.
US scientists engineer corn to boost protein
AFP: US scientists have found a way to genetically engineer corn to produce an amino acid contained in meat, boosting the nutritional value of one of the world's most important crops.
09 October, 2017, 18:40
ECB stress test finds banks resilient to rising rates
AFP: Most big eurozone banks are well braced for possible future interest rate rises, the European Central Bank said Monday after running dozens of them through a stress test.
The aircraft factory will be constructed in Petropavlovsk
The chief of staff of the governor of region Madiyar Kozhakhmet reported on it at the meeting.
'Behavioural economics’ pioneer Richard Thaler wins Nobel Prize
The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioral economics.
Eight foreign channels will stop broadcasting in Kazakhstan
Since October 11 in Kazakhstan, eight channels entering packages of Alma TV will stop broadcasting at once. The announcement about it has appeared on the website of the company, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Minister of information: Task of Astana Media Week – search of talented Kazakhstan citizens
Producers of TV-content in Kazakhstan have to seek to conform to the international standards to attract foreign partners, the vice-minister considers.
German economy powers ahead as industrial output grows
AFP: German industrial output, a key indicator of economic health, grew faster than expected in August, data showed on Monday, putting Europe's biggest economy on course for a strong performance this year.
The center of training for civil aviation will be constructed in Astana
It is planned that in the center of aviation experts of the countries of the region will increase the knowledge.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Labor: 250 enterprises in Kazakhstan are considered to be at risk group
The Minister of Labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova during the government hour informed, that 250 enterprises in Kazakhstan are considered to be at risk group, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Top Republican lawmaker says US on course for WWIII with Trump at helm
A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that US President Donald Trump's impulsive threats against other countries could set America «on the path to World War III,» in comments capping an unusually hostile and public feud between the pair on social media, AFP reports.
Fair weather forecast for Kazakhstan on Monday
The wind and fog are expected in some regions of Kazakhstan.
06 October, 2017, 18:38
Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid with solar
Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico's shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology, the BBC reported.
Kazakhstan plans to improve conditions for subsoil use investors
Kazakhstan plans to improve conditions for subsoil use investors. The Mazhilis introduced a new Code on subsoil use and its amendments. According to the Ministry of Investment and Development, the changes will align the domestic legislation with the world’s best practices.
Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize
AFP: Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.
Organized criminal group from Almaty tried to take girls to sexual slavery
In Almaty the transport police has detained three people who tried to take out young girls abroad for prostitution, the press service of DIA on trnasport of Almaty, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
The number of the registered economic crimes in Kazakhstan was cut by half
At the same time the quality of pre-judicial investigation has improved. Recoverability of damage has increased by 28,7%.
Nazarbayev: The role and responsibility of foreign specialists specialists increases
It is connected with strengthening of the turbulent phenomena of policy, economy and public life of the planet, the President of Kazakhstan considers.
Abayev called regional media for cooperation
The regional TV channels will be granted the rights to broadcast of the video production made within the state order, the minister of information and communications of Kazakhstan reported.
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.
AIFC’s Committee launches Global Financial Innovation Network programme
Astana Hub’s head on expectations from ‘Digital’ Forum in Almaty
Kazakh PM met with IPC President Andrew Parsons