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HAECO aircraft servicing company in Xiamen ©Vladimir Prokopenko
Air Astana steps up cooperation with Chinese aircraft maintanence company

Kazakhstan's Air Astana is enhancing cooperation with Chinese HAECO to get world-class maintenance of its aircraft.

Air Astana steps up cooperation with Chinese aircraft maintanence company
An aerial view shows rescue workers searching on the sunken ship at Jianli section of Yangtze River, Hubei province, China on June 2, 2015 ©REUTERS
Kazakh President expresses condolences in connection with China's Eastern Star ferry disaster

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev expresses his condolences to the Chinese people in connection to the deadly ship accident.

Kazakh President expresses condolences in connection with China's Eastern Star ferry disaster
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Kazakhstan to render $200,000 in humanitarian aid to Nepal

Kazakhstan will render a humanitarian aid amounting to $200.000 to Nepal that was recently hit by a powerful earthquake.

Kazakhstan to render $200,000 in humanitarian aid to Nepal
Amina Kairbeova. Photo courtesy of National Union of Chess Players.
9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand

9-year-old WCM from Kazakhstan Amina Kairbekova has won a gold medal in U9 category of the FIDE World Schools Championship held in Thailand.

9-y.o. chess player from Kazakhstan wins World Schools Championship in Thailand
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Saudi Arabia interested in importing Kazakh grain

Saudi Arabia has expressed interest in importing grain from Kazakhstan.

Saudi Arabia interested in importing Kazakh grain
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Nazarbayev receives Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Nazarbayev receives Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia to launch direct flight
Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia to launch direct flight

Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia plan to launch a direct flight.

Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia to launch direct flight
Photo courtesy of Akorda
Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan

China's General Secretary Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan to negotiate issues of vital importance for bilateral cooperation.

Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan
Olga Tropynina and a man from China who helped her survive. Photo courtesy of nv.kz
Kazakhstan woman survives Nepal earthquake

A woman from Kazakhstan was in the capital of Nepal, when the earthquake hit the country. She survived.

Kazakhstan woman survives Nepal earthquake
Photo courtesy of yourmiddleeast.com.
Kazakhstani accused of molestation for tapping policewoman on shoulder in Dubai

Mr Baimoldin, a 49-year-old Kazakhstani, is facing 6 months in jail for touching an Emirati policewoman on the shoulder in Dubai, UAE.

Kazakhstani accused of molestation for tapping policewoman on shoulder in Dubai
Najib Tun Razak and Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©akorda.kz
Nazarbayev meets Malaysian PM

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the Malaysian Prime-Minister Najib Tun Razak on April 18.

Nazarbayev meets Malaysian PM
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©tengrinews.kz
Turkey - close and reliable political and economic partner of Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a meeting with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Astana on April 16.

Turkey - close and reliable political and economic partner of Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©Marat Abilov
President of Turkey to visit Kazakhstan on April 16

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay an official visit to Kazakhstan on April 16.

President of Turkey to visit Kazakhstan on April 16
Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia
Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia

Defence Secretary Ashton Carter promised that the US would deploy state of the art weaponry in Asia, including the latest stealth bombers and cyber warfare units.

Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia
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Large car factory in Ust-Kamenogorsk to be launched in 2018

The largest automobile manufacturer in Kazakhstan - AZIA AVTO - is building a new plant in Ust-Kamenogorsk, which is sure to consolidate the company's position as the domestic market leader.

Large car factory in Ust-Kamenogorsk to be launched in 2018
Kazakh PM Karim Massimov attends funeral of Lee Kuan Yew
Kazakh PM Karim Massimov attends funeral of Lee Kuan Yew

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov has attended the state funeral service for the founding father of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew.

Kazakh PM Karim Massimov attends funeral of Lee Kuan Yew
During the contest.
Kazakh model from Astana clinches Grand Prix at Face of Central Asia beauty contest

16-year-old Innara Yussupova, a Kazakh model from OK-models agency in Astana, has won the Grand Prix at the Face of Central Asia beauty contest.

Kazakh model from Astana clinches Grand Prix at Face of Central Asia beauty contest
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Astana-Seoul flight to be launched this summer

Astana-Seoul flight will be launched this summer and performed twice a week.

Astana-Seoul flight to be launched this summer
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press office.
New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched

A new regular container train Lianyungang-Almaty has been launched on February 25.

New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched
Victoria Beckham to expand fashion line to Asia
Victoria Beckham to expand fashion line to Asia

Victoria Beckham brought a sexy vision of fall/winter to an intimate New York runway show and confided plans to open a second store in Asia.

Victoria Beckham to expand fashion line to Asia