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Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes
Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes

Singapore officials went door-to-door Monday to wipe out mosquitoes after the discovery of 41 locally transmitted cases of Zika virus.

Singapore wages war on Zika-bearing mosquitoes
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN
80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN

Over 80 percent of the world's city dwellers breathe poor quality air, increasing their risk of lung cancer and other diseases: WHO

80 percent of world's city dwellers breathing bad air: UN
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovskiy
Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) rated 140 cities by livability. Kazakhstan's Almaty got the 100th place.

Almaty among Top 100 liveable cities: Economist Intelligence Unit
New Akim of Almaty Baurzhan Baibek. Photo courtesy of old.liter.kz
Almaty gets new Mayor from Nur Otan

Baurzhan Baibek has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of Almaty. Former Almaty Mayor Akhtemzhan Yessimov was appointed to lead the Astana EXPO-2017 steering company.

Almaty gets new Mayor from Nur Otan
Argentinian street artist creates art wall in Almaty

Argentinian street artists Marina Zumi has turned the walls of the Abilkhan Kasteev’s School of Art and Technical Design into a colorful masterpiece.

Argentinian street artist creates art wall in Almaty
Illustration ©Tengrinews.kz
More pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes in Almaty

Turksib and Bostandyk Districts of Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan are going to have more pedestrian areas.

More pedestrian paths and bicycle lanes in Almaty
Photo courtesy of astana.gov.kz
Concept of new railway station in Astana approved

The concept of a new train station in Kazakhstan's Astana has been approved.

Concept of new railway station in Astana approved
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World-renowned architect Jon Gehl advices to Kazakhstan

Famous Dutch architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl has presented a project aimed at improving Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty.

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World-renowned architect Jon Gehl advices to Kazakhstan
Photo © tengrinews.kz
Adilbek Zhaksybekov reappointed Astana's Mayor

Adilbek Zhaksybekov has been re-elected to the post of the Mayor of Astana city, Kazakhstan's capital.

Adilbek Zhaksybekov reappointed Astana's Mayor
Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016

Central streets of Almaty will turn into pedestrian zones in 2016.

Eco-friendly Almaty: re-orientation towards pedestrian zones in 2016
Republic Square, Almaty. Photo courtesy of astanafans.com
Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian

President Nazarbayev has taken part in a meeting with media representatives to discuss development of the City of Apples - Almaty.

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Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian
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Automatic bike rentals in Astana may become available all year round

Automatic bike rentals in Astana may become available for Astana residents both in summer and in wintertime.

Automatic bike rentals in Astana may become available all year round
Photo courtesy of unikaz.asia
The Best City goes to: Kazakhstan's most livable city

What is the best city in Kazakhstan?

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The Best City goes to: Kazakhstan's most livable city
Photo courtesy of BNews.kz
Astana and Almaty avail of government investments

Astana, Almaty and Almaty Oblast receive the largest portion of the public investments in Kazakhstan.

Astana and Almaty avail of government investments
The left bank of Kazakhstan's capital Astana ©Turar Kazangapov
Astana enters Top 21 Intelligent Communities list

Kazakhstan's capital Astana has entered the Smart21 Communities list.

Astana enters Top 21 Intelligent Communities list
©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Mentality stands in way of car sharing in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan needs to rethink the usage of personal vehicles. But are people ready for that?

Mentality stands in way of car sharing in Kazakhstan
Photo © Denis Kurgannikov
National Pantheon design chosen in Astana

KazGor Project Academy’s work has been chosen as the best design for the National Pantheon in Astana.

National Pantheon design chosen in Astana
©Turar Kazangapov
Agglomeration of 4 cities in Kazakhstan to cost $4 bln

The Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan announced that developing four agglomerations in the country would cost $4 billion.

Agglomeration of 4 cities in Kazakhstan to cost $4 bln
Marat Tasmaganbetov. Photo courtesy of nform.kz.
New Akim of Petropavlovsk appointed

Marat Tasmaganbetov has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of Petropavlovsk city in northern Kazakhstan.

New Akim of Petropavlovsk appointed
Executive Director of Ernst & Young Center for Smart City Innovation William Hutchison. ©Altynai Zhumzhumina
'Smart' city guru arrives in Astana

William Hutchison, Executive Director of Ernst and Young and founder of Waterfront Toronto, will turn Kazakhstan's capital Astana into an "intelligent community".

'Smart' city guru arrives in Astana