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?
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.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov has been appointed chairman of the board of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund.
Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov introduced the new chairman to KazAgro personnel.
Serik Akhmentov has been elected Chairman of the Directors Board of KazAgro.
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.
Erik Balapanov has been elected a new chairman of BTA Bank.
Mukhtar Idrissov was appointed new chairman of Nurbank.
New chairman was introduced to Kazakhstan Tax Commission.
Gabidulla Abdrakhimov now heads Kazakhstan Anti-Monopoly Agency.
Yelena Bakhmutova was appointed deputy chairman of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund.
On June 15, 2011 China became the new chairman of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
- North Korea
- Asia Pacific
- United States
- Great Britain
- Serik Akhmetov
- Samruk Kazyna
- BTA Bank
- Shanghai Cooperation Organization