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60 world-class welders to be trained in Karaganda

About 60 world-class welders are expected to graduate from Karaganda Technical University by the end of this year.

60 world-class welders to be trained in Karaganda
Photo courtesy of lada.kz
VIDEO: Aktau police publicly burnt drugs

Aktau police has celebrated International Day Against Drug Abuse by burning several kilograms of drugs.

VIDEO: Aktau police publicly burnt drugs
Tornado next to Aktau airport. Snapshot of the video
VIDEO: Tornado recorded in Aktau

An act of nature rare to Kazakhstan has been registered near Aktau airport.

VIDEO: Tornado recorded in Aktau
Saparzhai bus station in Astana. Photo courtesy of mtc.gov.kz
Bus stations to change locations in Kazakhstan

The routes and locations of bus stations will be reviewed in line with the general plans of the cities of Kazakhstan.

Bus stations to change locations in Kazakhstan
Kashagan oil field. ©REUTERS
Second and third phases of Kashagan development will start on time

The second and third phases of the project will start on time and the profitability of the field time-wise is estimated until 2112: KazMunaiGas.

Second and third phases of Kashagan development will start on time
Visiting cafes with friends is the favourite pastime in Kazakhstan
Visiting cafes with friends is the favourite pastime in Kazakhstan

Polled Kazakhstan residents said they preferred meeting friends in cafes as their favorite pastime.

Visiting cafes with friends is the favourite pastime in Kazakhstan
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A British citizen helped apprehend Aktau driver who killed a woman

A British citizen helped apprehend the driver of Lexus-350 who knocked down and killed a woman in Aktau.

A British citizen helped apprehend Aktau driver who killed a woman
Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Mineral water containing mercury withdrawn from Aktau supermarket

German-made mineral water with high content of mercury was discovered in one of the supermarkets of Aktau.

Mineral water containing mercury withdrawn from Aktau supermarket
Photo courtesy of altyn-orda.kz
Mega training project will be launched for Kashagan in Aktau

An internationally certified training facility for oil workers is going to be built in Aktau to meet the develop of the nearby offshore fields.

Mega training project will be launched for Kashagan in Aktau
Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Aktau is infested by bedbugs

Heavy surge of bed bugs have been recorded in Aktau.

Aktau is infested by bedbugs
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Kazakhstan ecologists object to nuclear plant in Aktau

Considering the unstable situation in Iran, construction of the nuclear power plant in this region could have grave consequences: Ecologist.

Kazakhstan ecologists object to nuclear plant in Aktau
Founder of Res Automatic Gates, Lithuanian citizen Legus Romualdas. Photo courtesy of express-k.kz
Lithuanian businessman murdered in Aktau

Lithuanian citizen Legus Romualdas was found dead near western city of Aktau.

Lithuanian businessman murdered in Aktau
Aktau. Photo courtesy of aktau-business.com
Astana, Almaty and Aktau tagged best CIS cities

International Assembly of Capitals and Large Cities awarded three Kazakhstan cities with the Best CIS and EurAsEC City titles in 2011.

Astana, Almaty and Aktau tagged best CIS cities
Beauty contest. Photo courtesy of tm-kolibri.kz
PHOTO: Young Miss to be selected in Aktau

The winner will represent Kazakhstan at the international contest Young Miss World-2012.

PHOTO: Young Miss to be selected in Aktau
Yntymak square in Aktau. ©Langa Chereshkaite/Lada magazine
New Year celebrations cancelled in Aktau

All state authorities of Mangistau oblast and some major private companies have cancelled their corporate New Year parties.

New Year celebrations cancelled in Aktau
Baurzhan Mukhametzhanov. Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Baurzhan Mukhametzhanov appointed Mangistau oblast Governor

New Mangistau oblast Governor has been appointed.

Baurzhan Mukhametzhanov appointed Mangistau oblast Governor
Paul Murphy. Photo courtesy of  electronicintifada.net
Yertysbayev reminded Paul Murphy MEP of Britain’s recent history

Paul Murphy should remember that very similar events happened more than 20 years ago in Britain: Yertysbayev.

Yertysbayev reminded Paul Murphy MEP of Britain’s recent history
Aktau. Photo by Olga Yaroslavskaya/ lada.kz
Crowd gathered near local administration building in Aktau

A crowd of people has gathered at the Yntymak square near the Akimat (regional administration building) of Mangistau Oblast.

Crowd gathered near local administration building in Aktau
©Igor Nesterov/lada.kz
PHOTO: Police and military troops surrounded a region in Aktau

Region 22 has been surrounded by heavily armed militarymen and police in Aktau.

PHOTO: Police and military troops surrounded a region in Aktau
Aktau port. Photo courtesy of aktau-business.com
Lack of maps and drowned ships may cause emergencies on Caspian Sea

Vice-Minister Assylbek Duissebayev gave a speech at the meeting on safe navigation in Aktau.

Lack of maps and drowned ships may cause emergencies on Caspian Sea