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News Kazakhstan » Government: 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

The Kazakh government has said it will challenge the judgments. Whether Kazakhstan succeeds in getting the accounts unfrozen or not, those watching the case reckon it is a landmark for SWFs, whose $7 trillion in global investments range from real estate to ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: 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

This week, the Kazakh government responded to the complaints by officially introducing a revised version of the Latin Kazakh alphabet. The unpopular apostrophes have now been replaced by accents. Kydyralina, 20, moved to Canada from Kazakhstan when she was ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: Kazakhstan increases funding for water supply projects

News channel or source: https://www.azernews.az/region/127665.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Kazakhstan’s government plans to allocate 100 billion tenge annually to provide centralized water supply in rural areas of the country, said Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Construction and Housing Affairs of the Ministry of Investment and ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: Kazakhstan successfully presided over UN Security Council: Kuwaiti Ambassador

News channel or source: http://www.inform.kz/en/kazakhstan-successfully-presided-over-un-security-council-kuwaiti-ambassador_a3162922
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

In turn, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Akylbek Kamaldinov wished success to the nation and the government of the friendly country. Speaking about the relations between the two countries, the Vice Minister stressed that Kuwait is one of the ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: 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

“the space for civil society in Kazakhstan is clearly narrowing.” The board had good reasons. The Kazakh government has increased controls over civil society organizations and trade unions in recent years, impeding their capacity to participate in ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: 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 » Government: Telia's Exit Consolidates State Ownership in Kazakhstan Telecoms Sector

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/telias-exit-consolidates-state-ownership-in-kazakhstan-telecoms-sector/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Now, Kazakhtelecom’s bid is under review by the government’s antitrust authority, but few doubt the successful takeover of Telia’s share. Samruk-Kazyna, Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund, owns a 51 percent stake in Kazakhtelecom. In October 2017 ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: Kazakhstan changes its alphabet for the second time in a year after uproar over new apostrophes

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5414657/Kazakhstan-changes-alphabet-second-time-year.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Kazakhstan is changing its alphabet for the second time in ... The new alphabet comes despite the government recently embarking on a publicity campaign extoling the virtues of the old one. It will be gradually rolled out over seven years though some ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: Kazakhstan to pump over 2 million b/d crude oil, gas condensate in 2025

News channel or source: https://www.platts.com/latest-news/oil/moscow/kazakhstan-to-pump-over-2-million-bd-crude-oil-26895552
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Kazakhstan aims to increase crude and gas condensate production ... according to the strategy, which was posted on the government's official website. The output forecast is based on the assumption of a Brent oil price of $55/b, according to the document ...

News Kazakhstan » Government: Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies climbs 7 spots in global think tank ranking

News channel or source: https://astanatimes.com/2018/02/kazakhstan-institute-for-strategic-studies-climbs-7-spots-in-global-think-tank-ranking/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

ASTANA – The Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies (KazISS), the state institution providing research and analysis to President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Kazakh government, climbed from 147th place to 140th in the 2017 Global To Go Think Tank ...