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New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts
New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts

New Zealand has passed legislation banning 'zero hour' contractsto end the use of deals criticised as exploitative.

New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts
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Germany bans booking.com's 'best price' clauses

The German cartel authorities have banned the online hotel booking portal, Booking.com, from using 'best pricer clause.

Germany bans booking.com's 'best price' clauses
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Kazakhstan interested in Russian Eleron 3SV air drones

Kazakhstan and Belarus along with other CIS countries have expressed interested in purchasing Russian air drone Eleron.

Kazakhstan interested in Russian Eleron 3SV air drones
Andre Ward and Jay Z. Photo © instagram.com/andresogward
Golovkin is no hype work, but real deal: Andre Ward

Andre Ward talks about Golovkin, future fights and a new start with Roc Nations.

Golovkin is no hype work, but real deal: Andre Ward
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Businesses in Kazakhstan reluctant to enter long-term contracts amid falling oil prices

CEO of Samruk Kazyna Contract Serikbek Yelshibekov said that Kazakh businessmen were becoming reluctant to enter long-term contracts with Samruk Kazyna subsidiaries due to the unstable situation at the oil market.

Businesses in Kazakhstan reluctant to enter long-term contracts amid falling oil prices
Sukhoi Superjet 100. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Kazakhstani airline buys Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes

Kazakhstani airlines company Bek Air signed an agreement with Sukhoi Civil Aircraft to purchase 7 Sukhoi Superjet 100.

Kazakhstani airline buys Sukhoi Superjet 100 airplanes
Photo courtesy of the Press Office of Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan
$2.6 billion worth of contracts signed at KADEX

The Third International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment KADEX in Astana was signing $2.6 billion worth of contracts.

$2.6 billion worth of contracts signed at KADEX
Mi-171E helicopter. ©newbur.ru
Russia to supply helicopters to Kazakhstan

Russian Helicopters company will supply helicopters to Kazakhstan's Ministry of Emergency Situations in 2015.

Russia to supply helicopters to Kazakhstan
At the site of plane crash. ©tengrinews.kz
Light aircraft crashes in Almaty Oblast

A Light aircraft Bekas-X-32 has crashed in Almaty Oblast on May 28, 2014.

Light aircraft crashes in Almaty Oblast
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Italian firm wins $1.2 bn Lima metro contract

Italian industrial giant Finmeccanica on Friday said it had won a $1.2 billion (873 million euro) contract for building and operating unmanned metro lines in Lima.

Italian firm wins $1.2 bn Lima metro contract
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US ends BP contract ban

The United States announced Thursday an end to its ban on BP obtaining government contracts following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

US ends BP contract ban
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9 hydrocarbons production contracts terminated in 2013

As of today there are 199 contracts for hydrocarbons production, with 171 of them containing certain requirements to the share of locally produced products/services and the share of local work force.

9 hydrocarbons production contracts terminated in 2013
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Oil prices up on escalating South Sudan violence

Crude edged higher in Asian trade Thursday on supply concerns following escalating violence in oil-producer South Sudan, but gains were capped as dealers sat on the sidelines awaiting fresh leads after the festive season.

Oil prices up on escalating South Sudan violence
A boring rig. Photo © Ria Novosti
40 subsurface use contracts to be terminated in Kazakhstan

Around 40 contracts on subsurface use will be terminated in Kazakhstan by the end of the year.

40 subsurface use contracts to be terminated in Kazakhstan
From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail
From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail

Encouraged by a multi-billion euro contract to build a high-speed rail in Saudi Arabia, recession-hit Spain is fighting to win more lucrative train contracts abroad.

From Mecca to Rio, Spain seeks buyers for high-speed rail
Iraq to restore ancient arch to woo back tourists
Iraq to restore ancient arch to woo back tourists

Iraqi authorities have contracted a Czech firm to carry out a 10-month restoration of the ancient Arch of Ctesiphon as part of a plan to boost tourism to the once-popular site.

Iraq to restore ancient arch to woo back tourists
Nursi. Photo courtesy of  singer's official website
Kazakhstan singer signs up with US producer

Kazakhstan singer Nursi (Nursulu Shaltayeva) from NG band has signed up a recording contract with UpOrDown Entertainment production company.

Kazakhstan singer signs up with US producer
Cricket: TV networks tussle for Australian rights
Cricket: TV networks tussle for Australian rights

Australia's Ten Network television has offered Cricket Australia Aus$500 million (US$505 million) in cash for coverage rights over the next five years.

Cricket: TV networks tussle for Australian rights
Anne Lauvergeon (L), CEO of French nuclear power engineering group Areva and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries President Kazuo Tsukuda. ©REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
Japan, France firms to build Turkey nuclear plant: report

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and France's Areva are expected to win a $22 billion contract to build a nuclear power plant in Turkey.

Japan, France firms to build Turkey nuclear plant: report
Arianespace wins Australian broadband satellite contract
Arianespace wins Australian broadband satellite contract

European satellite launch company Arianespace was Monday selected by Australia to send rockets into orbit to help bring broadband to the country's remote Outback.

Arianespace wins Australian broadband satellite contract