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Kazakhstan , Saturday 24 February 2018

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan gets a new alphabet — again

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/day6/episode-378-school-shooting-conspiracies-olympic-stadiums-rip-arthur-black-a-i-jobs-martin-amis-and-more-1.4546905/kazakhstan-gets-a-new-alphabet-again-1.4546962
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

"Why? Why do we need this? Why can't we just stick with Cyrillic?" That's what Inkar Kydyralina asked herself when she first heard that the Kazakh alphabet would be switched from Cyrillic to Latin. The answer to her question, according to the Kazakh ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan, France discuss prospects of partnership

News channel or source: http://www.inform.kz/en/kazakhstan-france-discuss-prospects-of-partnership_a3164669
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

ASTANA. KAZINFORM In Paris, the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to France Zhan Galiyev held a meeting with Chairman of the France-Kazakhstan interparliamentary friendship group Pierre Cabaré, the press service of the Kazakh MFA reports. The meeting was also ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan's frozen billions sound alarm for sovereign funds

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-swf-kazakhstan-analysis/kazakhstans-frozen-billions-sound-alarm-for-sovereign-funds-idUSKCN1G40MI
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - When a Belgian court ordered a bank to freeze $22.6 billion of assets held in trust for a Kazakhstan sovereign wealth fund (SWF), it set a worrying precedent for other SWFs. The case is one of several brought to courts in Europe by ...

News Kazakhstan: Go Kazakhstan! Go Japan! It doesn’t matter to flag-waving skating fans.

News channel or source: https://www.boston.com/sports/olympics/2018/02/22/go-kazakhstan-go-japan-it-doesnt-matter-to-flag-waving-skating-fans
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

“For countries like the United States, many people already know them,” Ha said. “But not many people know Kazakhstan, so we wanted to give some strength to them.”

News Kazakhstan: Kyrgyz Lawmaker Held In Kazakhstan Has Kazakh Citizenship

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/kyrgyzstan-kazakhstan-detained-deputy-dual-national/29056653.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BISHKEK -- A Kyrgyz lawmaker who was detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of smuggling last week has Kazakh citizenship, the Kyrgyz Interior Ministry says. Interior Ministry spokesman Murat Azymbakiev told RFE/RL on February 22 that Kazakh officials ...

News Kazakhstan: What “Meaningful Progress” in Kazakhstan?

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/what-meaningful-progress-kazakhstan
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Shuttering media outlets. Allowing attacks on journalists. Severely limiting peaceful assembly. When it comes to ensuring an “enabling environment” for civil society, Kazakhstan is far from the ideal. So it’s unfortunate the board of the Extractive ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan's financial hub intends to attract about 100 companies

News channel or source: https://en.trend.az/business/economy/2865258.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Astana International Financial Center of Kazakhstan (AIFC) intends to register about 100 companies by the end of the year, Center's manager Kairat Kelimbetov said at a government meeting on Feb.20. "The main news for today is the registration of the ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan arrests Kyrgyz MP over contraband: govts

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/kazakhstan-arrests-kyrgyz-mp-over-contraband-govts-110256029.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (AFP) - Authorities in ex-Soviet Kazakhstan have arrested a lawmaker from neighbouring Kyrgyzstan over contraband, both governments have said in a development which threatens to undermine their diplomatic rapprochement. In Bishkek, the ...

News Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan-China airline market: rapid growth boosted by sixth freedom traffic and emerging tourism

News channel or source: https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/kazakhstan-china-airline-market-rapid-growth-boosted-by-sixth-freedom-traffic-and-emerging-tourism-394458
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Capacity in the Kazakhstan-China market reached record levels in 2017 following the launch of flights by Air China and additional flights from Air Astana. More expansion is expected in 2018, driven primarily by Air Astana. Air Astana is planning to ...

News Kazakhstan: Bioterrorism In Kazakhstan? – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/14022018-bioterrorism-in-kazakhstan-oped/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In the south part of Kazakhstan in Alma-Ata, on the basis of the “Kazakh Scientific Center for Quarantine and Zoonotic Infections”, there is a US military biological laboratory. It was opened by the Pentagon ($130 million) and is called the Central ...