Studies & Opinions. Страница 11.

Hal Foster Hal Foster

ex-Los Angeles Times journalist, journalism professor

Recalling the chasm between the two camps in Ukraine

I’ve watched the tragedy in Ukraine unfold with a sadness that comes from knowing a lot of Ukrainians, many of whom struggle when things are calm, let alone when political turmoil reigns.

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Timelines of various important events.

Winners at the 86th Academy Awards

The entertainment world was preened and primed Sunday for the most fiercely contested Oscars show in decades, with three movies leading an impressive field for Hollywood's most highly coveted prizes.

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Commentary

CU single currency noncompetitive because of Kazakhstan and Belarus

Commenting on the possibility of creation of a single currency in the Customs Union and establishing a common emission center once the Eurasian Economic Union is created, experts from Russia and Kazakhstan says that the currency will be less competitive than even... the Russian ruble because of the weakness of the economies of Belarus and Kazakhstan compared to that of Russia.

Hal Foster Hal Foster

ex-Los Angeles Times journalist, journalism professor

The bottom line on the lace-panties absorption-rate issue

 The global snickering over the Customs Union’s decision to ban lace panties on July 1 reminded me of the ridicule heaped on Japanese trade negotiators trying to defend non-tariff barriers years ago.  

Hal Foster Hal Foster

ex-Los Angeles Times journalist, journalism professor

An actress with a soul that hooks you deep

They say that eyes are the window to the soul, and you can certainly get a feel for the soul of this successful Moscow-based actress by looking into her eyes.

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Commentary

Tenge devaluation: Upside and downside

Kazakhstan’s tenge exchange rate set by the Central Bank may reach KZT 197-201 for USD 1, Saken Usser, Head of Corporate Clients Department at Freedom Finance investment company.  

Music Music

Music reviews, ratings and picks

British magazine names the greatest songs of all time

Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit has been named the greatest song of all time by a popular British music magazine.    

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Commentary

Imams should be appointed by Government: Kazakhstan MP

Majilis deputy Kamal Burkhanov suggested introducing a concordat in Kazakhstan so that clergymen could be appointed by competent public bodies.    

Hal Foster Hal Foster

ex-Los Angeles Times journalist, journalism professor

Energy-sustainability expert and Expo 2017: a match made in heaven

When Aidar Marat returned to Kazakhstan from New Zealand three years ago, he was determined to make cities here energy-sustainable.    

Chronos and Factsheets Chronos and Factsheets

Timelines of various important events.

Winners in main categories of 56th Grammy Awards

Here are the winners in the main categories at the 56th annual Grammy Awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles.

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Commentary

Islamic financing: rebranding vs fighting ignorance

Experts believe that rebranding of Islamic financing in Kazakhstan could help dispel misperceptions and employ it to develop the economy.

Hal Foster Hal Foster

ex-Los Angeles Times journalist, journalism professor

President Nazarbayev's State of the Nation Address Is chock full of initiatives

Kazakhstan needs to privatize many of its government-owned companies and create a blueprint for the long-term development of its battered financial sector, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his recent State of the Nation Address.