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The challenge of Googling North Korea
The challenge of Googling North Korea

What is one of the world's most prominent advocates of Internet freedom doing in a country where unregulated access to information is generally either impossible or criminal?

The challenge of Googling North Korea
Former US governor Bill Richardson. ©REUTERS
US politician hopes for 'positive' Pyongyang trip

Former US governor Bill Richardson said Friday he hopes to assess what is happening in North Korea under its new leader Kim Jong-Un during what he hopes will be a "positive" visit.

US politician hopes for 'positive' Pyongyang trip
US criticizes Google chairman's N. Korea visit
US criticizes Google chairman's N. Korea visit

The United States on Thursday criticized a planned visit to North Korea by Google chairman Eric Schmidt, calling it ill-timed in the wake of Pyongyang's widely condemned rocket launch last month.

US criticizes Google chairman's N. Korea visit
Calls for BBC overhaul after chief quits in abuse row
Calls for BBC overhaul after chief quits in abuse row

The chairman of the BBC's governing board called Sunday for radical change in the world's largest broadcaster after it was plunged into crisis following the resignation of its chief executive in a sex abuse row.

Calls for BBC overhaul after chief quits in abuse row
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov
Serik Akhmetov now chairs Samruk-Kazyna board

Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov has been appointed chairman of the board of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund.

Serik Akhmetov now chairs Samruk-Kazyna board
Dulat Aitzhanov. Photo courtesy of agro.vko.gov.kz
Dulat Aitzhanov appointed chairman of KazAgro

Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov introduced the new chairman to KazAgro personnel.

Dulat Aitzhanov appointed chairman of KazAgro
Serik Akhmetov. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Serik Akhmetov elected KazAgro's new Board Chairman

Serik Akhmentov has been elected Chairman of the Directors Board of KazAgro.

Serik Akhmetov elected KazAgro's new Board Chairman
Barclays chairman Marcus Agius. ©REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Barclays chairman resigns over rate rigging scandal

Barclays chairman Marcus Agius resigned on Monday, saying suspected manipulation of inter-bank lending rates by staff had "dealt a devastating blow" to the reputation of the British banking giant.

Barclays chairman resigns over rate rigging scandal
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
New chairman of BTA Bank appointed

Erik Balapanov has been elected a new chairman of BTA Bank.

New chairman of BTA Bank appointed
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New chairman of Nurbank appointed

Mukhtar Idrissov was appointed new chairman of Nurbank.

New chairman of Nurbank appointed
Chairman of Tax Commission Anuar Dzhumadildayev. Photo courtesy of Tax Commission's press-service
New chairman of Kazakhstan Tax Commission appointed

New chairman was introduced to Kazakhstan Tax Commission.

New chairman of Kazakhstan Tax Commission appointed
Gabidulla Abdrakhimov now heads Kazakhstan Agency on Competition Protection. Photo courtesy of respublika-kz.info
Gabidulla Abdrakhimov appointed chairman of Kazakhstan Anti-Monopoly Agency

Gabidulla Abdrakhimov now heads Kazakhstan Anti-Monopoly Agency.

Gabidulla Abdrakhimov appointed chairman of Kazakhstan Anti-Monopoly Agency
Samruk-Kazyna. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Yelena Bakhmutova appointed deputy chairman of Samruk-Kazyna

Yelena Bakhmutova was appointed deputy chairman of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund.

Yelena Bakhmutova appointed deputy chairman of Samruk-Kazyna
China became SCO chairman
China became SCO chairman

On June 15, 2011 China became the new chairman of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.

China became SCO chairman