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Vice Minister of Energy Uzakbay Karabalin. Photo courtesy of primeminister.kz
Optimistic forecasts for Kazakhstani oil sector: 10th KazEnergy Forum

10th Eurasian KazEnergy Forum has gathered 2000 participants for three days in Kazakhstana's Astana city.

Optimistic forecasts for Kazakhstani oil sector: 10th KazEnergy Forum
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Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers

Kazakhstan is increasing the salary of teachers from January 1, 2016.

Kazakh government confirms wages raise for teachers
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Mass axing of oil worker taking place in Aktobe

Kazakh-Chinese oil company Velikaya Stena in Aktobe in Kazakhstan's west is laying off many workers.

Mass axing of oil worker taking place in Aktobe
Photo © Turar Kazangapov
Major educational reforms to change everything: Sagadiev

Vice Minister of Investments and Development Yerlan Sagadiev suggested an aggressive transfer to education in English at higher educational institutions of Kazakhstan.

Major educational reforms to change everything: Sagadiev
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Pregnant oil company employee threatens to jump out of window for non-paid salary

A 5-month pregnant employee of Aktobe-based oil company Lines Jump LLP threatens to jump out of a window because she has not been paid any salary for months.

Pregnant oil company employee threatens to jump out of window for non-paid salary
Fast-food workers strike across US for $15 minimum pay
Fast-food workers strike across US for $15 minimum pay

Fast-food workers and others in low-pay jobs launched one-day strikes and protests across the United States demanding a $15 an hour minimum wage and union rights.

Fast-food workers strike across US for $15 minimum pay
Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives
Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives

An armed man took an employee hostage at a hotel in the Brazilian capital Monday and forced him to don a vest apparently stuffed with explosives.

Brazil gunman straps hostage with apparent explosives
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Holiday packages from employers to improve national tourism: Kazakh Vice PM

Kazakhstani Ministry of Industry and New Technologies proposed an alternative to free holiday packages.

Holiday packages from employers to improve national tourism: Kazakh Vice PM
40 Indians in northern Iraq 'uncontactable'
40 Indians in northern Iraq 'uncontactable'

Forty Indian employees stranded in violence-hit Iraq are "uncontactable", the foreign ministry said Wednesday, with a newspaper reporting the construction workers have been kidnapped.

40 Indians in northern Iraq 'uncontactable'
GM fires 15 over ignition scandal but says 'no coverup'
GM fires 15 over ignition scandal but says 'no coverup'

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra said Thursday that the company has fired 15 mostly senior executives over the deadly ignition scandal that has placed the automaker under federal investigation.

GM fires 15 over ignition scandal but says 'no coverup'
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Mass layoffs expected at ArcelorMittal Temirtau

ArcelorMittal Temirtau plans to dismiss almost one thousand Kazakhstan workers in 2014.

Mass layoffs expected at ArcelorMittal Temirtau
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300 workers strike out at Western Europe - Western China highway

300 construction workers of the Western Europe-Western China highway project have gone on strike.

300 workers strike out at Western Europe - Western China highway
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Phoenix TV journalists file harassment lawsuit in New York

Two employees of Hong Kong-based Phoenix television and a job applicant filed suit Tuesday against the company in New York after allegations of sexual harassment against its former bureau chief.

Phoenix TV journalists file harassment lawsuit in New York
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Intel lays off of 1,500 employees in Costa Rica

US microchip giant Intel announced Tuesday it was reducing its assembly and testing operations in Costa Rica and will lay off 1,500 employees.

Intel lays off of 1,500 employees in Costa Rica
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Israeli Embassy in Kazakhstan on strike

The Israel Embassy in Kazakhstan has suspended its work from March 5, 2014 because of the strike that resulted from a lengthly labor dispute with the Israeli Ministry of Finance.

Israeli Embassy in Kazakhstan on strike
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Kazakhmys to increase wages of its workers

Kazakhmys Plc has announced a wages raise for its industrial personnel.

Kazakhmys to increase wages of its workers
The CEO of ArcelorMittal Temirtau Vijay Mahadevan is meeting with personnel. ©ArcelorMittal Temirtau
Largest Kazakhstan companies to increase salaries from April 2014

KazZinc, ENRC and ArcelorMittal Temirtau will increase their employees' wagas by 10% starting from April 2014 because of the 20% tenge devaluation.

Largest Kazakhstan companies to increase salaries from April 2014
ArcelorMittal Temirtau employees. Photo courtesy of nv.kz
ArcelorMittal Temirtau denies job cuts

ArcelorMittal Temirtau has denied nurturing plans to lay off its employees.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau denies job cuts
The Minister of Labor and Social Security of Kazakhstan Tamara Duisenova. ©Marat Abilov
Labor Minister of Kazakhstan comments on Abu Dhabi Plaza strike

Kazakhstan Labor Minister Tamara Duisenova has commented on yesterday's strike of the workers constructing Abu Dhabi Plaza skyscraper in Astana.

Labor Minister of Kazakhstan comments on Abu Dhabi Plaza strike
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Kazakhstan poised to put ceiling on salaries

Kazakhstan is planning to set salary ceilings industry-wise.

Kazakhstan poised to put ceiling on salaries