Kazakhstan: Experts See Political Motives in Media Trial

Kazakhstan: Campaigners Appeal to Nazarbayev Over Journalist’s Case

The corruption trial involving one of Kazakhstan’s most prominent journalist ended on October 3 with a guilty verdict and widespread suspicions of political machinations. A court in Astana ruled that…

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Kazakhstan: State Subsidies To Be a Deadly Drug to Media Market

Kazakhstan: State Subsidies To Be a Deadly Drug to Media MarketMedia sector observers contend that when the government pays websites and television station to publicize its own policies and achievements, it acts as a disincentive for media to improve under its own steam and compete for advertising revenue.

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Prospects for subsoil

Prospects for subsoilGold reserves in Kazakhstan today reach 2 tons. Annual production of this precious metal in the country does not exceed 20-30 tons, whereas its subsoil reserves, according to experts are more than 10 thousand tons. To extract these volumes, it is necessary to actively develop exploration. This was announced by Vice Minister of Industry and New Technologies Nurlan Sauranbayev at the press conference in Astana.

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WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan will conduct inventory of villages to work out measures for their development

WEEKLY REVIEW: Kazakhstan will conduct inventory of villages to work out measures for their developmentThe government of Kazakhstan is to conduct a complete inventory of all the villages and to make changes in the program of regional development, private health organizations will be accredited to receive the state order, and within the project “e – kyzmet ” it is being planned to develop 15 subsystems.

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Kazakhstan on the way to the society of knowledge. The trajectory of innovation development

Kazakhstan on the way to the society of knowledge. The trajectory of innovation developmentAt the recent IX Forum of Interregional Cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia with the participation of the Presidents, the main theme was the strengthening of cooperation in innovations and economic modernization. As noted the Kazakhstan leader it is important to use effectively the scientific and educational potential of our countries. We asked the participant of the Forum Bakytzhan Zhumagulov, minister of education and science to tell about the prospects of Kazakh-Russian relations in this area.

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