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News of Kazakhstan
12 April, 2017, 11:54
Kazakhstan to hold the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation
The summit on science and technologies was initially planned in Pakistan, but the country couldn't undertake these obligations. The president Nursultan Nazarbayev has made the decision to undertake it. The participation was already confirmed by 10 states, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan Ministry of Education: Training of seamen in the country doesn't conform to the international standards
Today about 600 Kazakhstan citizens work at vessels of the domestic fleet that makes 47% of total of seamen. During discussion in Majilis of parliament of Kazakhstan of the bill concerning transport, the vice-Minister of Education and Science Bibigul Asylova have reported that today there is a problem of discrepancy of educational programs of the international convention of seamen preparation and certification, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan Food Corporation exported more than 22 thousand tons of grain and oilseeds
As a result of its activities for the first quarter of 2017, the national company "Food Corporation" exported more than 22 thousand tons of grain and oilseeds to the countries of the near and far abroad.
#Kazakhstan Food Corporation
After watching Golovkin-Jacobs, Canelo Alvarez promises he would outclass GGG
Canelo Alvarez has seen the footage of Gennady Golovkin’s hard-fought decision win over Daniel Jacobs in March, and the Mexican superstar believes the results backed up what he has believed all along about the fighter most boxing fans wish he will agree to face this fall, the CBS Sports reported.
Dortmund team bus Blasts hit German football team bus
Three explosions have hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team to their home Champions League quarter-final match against Monaco, the BBC reported.
11 April, 2017, 18:33
Kazakhstan increased import of oil products and rice to Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan in January - February, 2017 has increased import to Kyrgyzstan of confectionery by 2.3%, oil products on – 1.6 time and rice in – 1.7 times, the vice-chairman of National statistical committee of the Kyrgyz Republic Lyuksina Tekeeva said at a press conference in Bishkek.
Head of OSCE office was acquainted with the preparations for elections of Kazakhstan Senate deputies
Today the meeting of the chairman of the CEC of Kazakhstan Berik Imashev with the head of office of OSCE programs in Astana György Sabo has taken place, BNews.kz reported.
The president of Georgia will visit Kazakhstan in June
The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev following the results of adoption of credentials of ambassadors of 7 countries has reported about the forthcoming visit of the President of Georgia to Kazakhstan, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
Kazakhstan, Iran to build a meat processing plant worth nearly 3-5 million
Kazakhstan and Iran are implementing joint investment projects. One of them is the meat processing plant worth nearly $3.5 million, one of the largest projects in the region. It was another step towards the development of the region’s export potential, the Mayor’s office representatives say. The major part of meat is planned to be exported to Islamic states, including Iran. The corresponding agreements have been reached already, the Kazakh TV reported.
Golovkin becomes the boxer of the month according WBA
The world boxing association (WBA) has awarded to the world champion on average weight Gennady Golovkin a rank of the best boxer of March, Sports.kz reports.
Golovkin-Saunders unlikely for June, GGG to Wait for Canelo
There appeared to be problems last week, when a potential fight between Gennady Golovkin and Billy Joe Saunders was lingering in the wind, the Boxing Scene reported.
Syria dominates G7 meet before Tillerson heads to Russia
AFP: Syria is set to dominate Tuesday's meeting of G7 foreign ministers in Italy, with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson under the spotlight before he heads to Moscow, the key ally of President Bashar al-Assad.
Kazakhstan starts assembling Chevrolet NIVA cars
Kazakh car plant SaryarkaAvtoProm, located in Kostanay, started the production of Chevrolet NIVA cars from the car kits supplied from Tolyatti, Russia, GM AvtoVAZ said in a message Apr. 10.
About 600 people from Kazakhstan joined IS – Nursultan Nazarbayev
The measure of deprivation of citizenship will warn citizens of Kazakhstan against the accession to the terrorist organizations, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said in an interview to Mir TV company. About 600 Kazakhstan citizens joined Islamic State (the terrorist group banned in the territory of Kazakhstan) at the moment.
French businessman called the principles of Kazakhstan competitiveness
Kazakhstan uses an advantageous geographical location between the largest producer – Asia and the largest consumer – the European Union. In this regard, many efforts have been aimed at the development of infrastructure, the vice-president of the French company Olivier Moreau considers. He has told about it to the BNews.kz correspondent commenting on the third modernization.
Base rate in Kazakhstan is kept at 11%-level
The National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan decided to keep the base rate at 11% with a symmetrical interest rate corridor +/- 1%. The rates for liquidity provision operations remain at 12%, and for liquidity withdrawal operations - 10%. This was announced by Сhairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Daniyar Akishev, speaking at a briefing for television media in Almaty, the Strategy 2050 IA reported.
Three dead in California school shooting
Two adults and a child have been killed in a shooting in a classroom of a primary school in San Bernardino, California, police say.
#California school shooting
Nazarbayev urges to bring up all members of EEU to one level
Mechanisms of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will work more effectively if economies of all member countries will be approximately at one level, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has said in an interview to Mir TV company.
Global executions fall 37% since 2015, Amnesty International says
The number of executions recorded worldwide in 2016 fell by 37% on the previous year, human rights group Amnesty International says.
10 April, 2017, 18:25
Israel plans to introduce visa-free regime for Kazakhstan in 2017
Michael Brodsky, Ambassador of Israel in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan said that Israel this year plans to introduce a visa-free regime and run direct flights to Kazakhstan, Bnews.kz correspondent reports.
Tank collector shocked to find £2million gold bullion hidden in the fuel compartment of his £30,000 vehicle
A tank fanatic got a new model in a £30,000 trade-in — and found more than £2million of gold bullion hidden in the fuel tank., thesun.co.uk reports.
Minister of Labor and Social Protection promises Kazakhstan unemployed citizens over 600, 000 workplaces
Tamara Duissenova, the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of population during the Government meeting said that In the country before the end of this year over 634,000 workplaces will be created, which are reserves for the unemployed and the self-employed, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Canada snow slide kills five South Koreans
Five climbers from South Korea fell to their deaths from a snow ledge that gave way near Vancouver, police said Sunday, gdnonline.com reports.
New railway station in Astana to be opened until mid-May
Minister of Investments and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassymbek Zhenis during the governmental hour in Majilis said that up to May, 15 the construction work on the new railway station in Astana will be completed, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Beijing offers hefty cash reward for spy tip-offs
The Beijing government is offering hefty cash rewards for information on foreign spies, BBC reports.
Almaty launches special site for investors
Almaty has launched the web site investinalmaty.org, where you can get all the necessary information about the investment potential of the mega polis. All data are presented in English language and divided into 6 sections: "why", "what", "how", "assistance", "events" and "register" BNews.kz reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his sorrow at terrorist attack to President of Egypt
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a telegram of condolences to the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for terrorist attack in Tanta and Alexandria, Akorda press-service reports.
Kazakhstan FM says about preparing for next meeting on Syria in Astana
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov called all the sides interested in the resolution on the situation in Syria to support Astana and Geneva process and announced about the continuing preparations for the planned meeting in Astana in May, BNews.kz reports.
#Syria Peace talks
Stockholm attack suspect was refused residency
Swedish police say, the suspect behind the Stockholm truck attack had been facing deportation and had extremist sympathies, BBC reports.
Azerbaijan to celebrate Days of Culture of Kyzylorda region
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, Baku and Shaki cities will host the days of Culture of Kyzylorda region in April 12-15, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Building collapse in southern Poland claims lives
At least five people have died after a building collapsed in southern Poland on Saturday, thenews.pl reports.
133 passengers can`t fly from Almaty to Dubai
133 passengers travelling from Almaty to Dubai, couldn`t fly because of the technical reasons. The plane returned to Almaty International Airport, BNews.kz reports
Dimash Kudaibergenov wins title of "Most popular international singer”
Dimash Kudaibergenov awarded at 17th Top China Music Awards, Shenzhen as the “"Most popular international singer”. It was posted by Alpamys Sharimov, singer`s producer in his Instagram, BNews.kz reports.
07 April, 2017, 18:31
Astana airport begins modernization of station area
Today, work to expand the station area of Astana airport to enhance the level of comfort for passengers has been begun. At the time of the reconstruction, the area in front of the airport terminal will be available only for taken up or set down of passengers. You can park your car at the free car park. The covered parking terminal will operate as usual, BNews.kz reports.
Six families are left homeless in Petropavlovsk
The two-stored old house caught fire early in the morning; residents were unable even to take the documents and money, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan together with China to strengthen anti-terrorism measures
Today Karim Masimov, the Chairman of Kazakhstan NSC has met with China delegation , headed by the Minister of Public Security of the People's Republic of China Guo Shengkun, arrived in Astana to participate in the 12th Meeting of the National Security Council Secretaries of the SCO member states, BNews.kz reports.
Astana public service centers` administration exchanges workplaces with lower ranks
Today in Astana, the administration of NAO "State Corporation "Government for citizens” has participated in self - regulation day. Ablayhan Ospanov, the Chairman of the Board of the NAO "State Corporation "Government for citizens" for a few hours has worked on the position of consultant of the public service centers, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
#public service center
Innovative child liver operation in China
A local hospital yesterday announced the success of an innovative surgery on a 2-year-old child with severe liver cancer, shanghaidaily.com reports.
Over 110,000 Akmola citizens are waiting to be allocated land plots
Nowadays, in Akmola region, 110,343 citizens are waiting to be allocated land plots for private housing, BNews.kz reports.
Japanese consumers' inflation expectations rise
Japanese consumers' inflation outlook improved for the first time in nearly two years during the January-March quarter, a Bank of Japan survey released Friday showed, in a positive development for Tokyo's efforts to eradicate deflation, marketwatch.com reports.
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