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Kurmangazy Iskaziev. Photo courtesy of KMG EP Public Relations
New CEO appointed at Kazmunaigas EP

Kurmangazy Iskaziev has been appointed the new General Director (CEO) of the Kazmunaigas Exploration and Production

New CEO appointed at Kazmunaigas EP
Photo made during filming of Hardcore. Photo courtesy of Timur Bekmambetov
Kazakh director Bekmambetov's film wins in Toronto

Hardcore, a movie of Kazakh director and producer Timur Bekmambetov, won in Toronto Film Festival’s Midnight Madness program.

Kazakh director Bekmambetov's film wins in Toronto
Sanzhar Sultanov ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakh director Sanzhar Sultanov producers Canadian film

A 26-year-old Kazakhstan-born director and screenwriter Sanzhar Sultanov will be producing The Death and Life of Martin Quick directed by Canadian Nick Wernham.

Kazakh director Sanzhar Sultanov producers Canadian film
Photo © Tengrinews.kz
BTA Bank replaces Board Chairman

Askarbek Nabiev has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board at Kazakhstan's BTA Bank.

BTA Bank replaces Board Chairman
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KazKommertsBank welcomes new members to its Board of Directors

Two new members to the Board of Directors of KazKommertsBank has been elected as the process of integrating the bank with BTA continues.

KazKommertsBank welcomes new members to its Board of Directors
Photo courtesy of kmg.kz.
Board of Directors of KazMunaiGas EP changes

The Board of Directors of KazMunaiGas Exploration and Production (KMG EP) has changed following the extraordinary general meeting of its shareholders.

Board of Directors of KazMunaiGas EP changes
Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez. ©REUTERS
Real Madrid chief gets keys to Panama City

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez received the key to Panama City from its mayor on Monday, in honor of the billionaire's achievements in business and sport.

Real Madrid chief gets keys to Panama City
'Hobbit' director Jackson gets Hollywood star
'Hobbit' director Jackson gets Hollywood star

Oscar-winning "Lord of The Rings" and "The Hobbit" director Peter Jackson received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.

'Hobbit' director Jackson gets Hollywood star
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Zeffirelli to present Aida in Astana Opera on November 19-22

Franco Zeffirelli will direct Aida opera in the Astana Opera.

Zeffirelli to present Aida in Astana Opera on November 19-22
Ferrari head Montezemolo leaves top job: Fiat statement
Ferrari head Montezemolo leaves top job: Fiat statement

The president of the Italian Ferrari luxury sports car company, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, announced he was stepping down on October 13.

Ferrari head Montezemolo leaves top job: Fiat statement
Director and actor Richard Attenborough dies aged 90: BBC
Director and actor Richard Attenborough dies aged 90: BBC

British director and actor Richard Attenborough has died aged 90 after a long illness.

Director and actor Richard Attenborough dies aged 90: BBC
 Steve Ballmer. ©REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer on Tuesday said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant's board of directors.

Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board
Kun-do team lead by Igor Tsai (center left first row).
Kazakhstan's stunt actors in Russian movie

A team of Kazakhstan's professional stunt actors from Kun-Do action studio led by Igor Tsai is engaged in shooting of action scenes in Fighter, a Russian movie.

Kazakhstan's stunt actors in Russian movie
Musicians from band U2 The Edge (L) and Bono. ©Reuters/Andrew Kelly
You two: Bono, Edge join Fender board

U2 stars Bono and The Edge have joined the Fender board of directors, adding some rock and roll glamor to a company whose guitars they have been using for decades, it said.

You two: Bono, Edge join Fender board
Film producer Harvey Weinstein. Photo courtesy of cinematicfilmblog.com
Marco Polo filming will be held in Kazakhstan

Filming of Marco Polo adventure movie will be held in Kazakhstan.

Marco Polo filming will be held in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan Engineering National Company. Photo courtesy of ke.kz
Kenes Rakishev joins Kazakhstan Engineering board

Kazakhstan businessman Kenes Rakishev has became a member of the Board of Directors of Kazakhstan Engineering National Company.

Kenes Rakishev joins Kazakhstan Engineering board
German film director and artist Wim Wenders. ©Reuters/Herwig Prammer
If buildings could talk? Berlin film fest asks in 3-D

If buildings could talk, what would they tell us?

If buildings could talk? Berlin film fest asks in 3-D
Cambodia's Oscar-nominated director in fight for history
Cambodia's Oscar-nominated director in fight for history

Director Rithy Panh was 15 when he escaped the horror of a Cambodian labour camp under the communist Khmer Rouge. He never saw his parents or his sisters again.

Cambodia's Oscar-nominated director in fight for history
Woody Allen attacks ex over abuse allegations
Woody Allen attacks ex over abuse allegations

Film director Woody Allen on Friday again denied molesting his daughter and launched a furious attack on his ex-partner Mia Farrow, blaming her for the abuse allegations.

Woody Allen attacks ex over abuse allegations
Quentin Tarantino. ©Reuters/Robert Pratta
Tarantino on warpath after screenplay leaked

"Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained" director Quentin Tarantino is on the warpath, after someone leaked his latest screenplay, prompting him to scrap plans to make it as his next film.

Tarantino on warpath after screenplay leaked