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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
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Kazakhstan's 5% employer pension contributions explained by Vice Minister

Vice Minister of Health and Social Development explains the new provision in the pension legislation concerning five percent employer contributions.

Kazakhstan's 5% employer pension contributions explained by Vice Minister
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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
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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
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70% of repatriated Kazakhs have no education

Over 70% of repatriated Kazakhs (oralmans) have no education.

70% of repatriated Kazakhs have no education
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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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No job without medical examination in Kazakhstan

Medical examination has been proposed as a necessary condition for employment in Kazakhstan in a new amendment to the Code on People’s Health and Healthcare System of Kazakhstan.

No job without medical examination in Kazakhstan
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Only 1 in 5 South African executives are black: study

South Africa's workplaces are still heavily racially skewed 20 years after the fall of apartheid, with only one fifth of top executive positions held by blacks, said a report published Wednesday.

Only 1 in 5 South African executives are black: study
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Quarter of polled Kazakhstan residents disappointed with job selection

The poll involved 2.7 thousand employees in Kazakhstan and showed that most of the respondents felt themselves out of place.

Quarter of polled Kazakhstan residents disappointed with job selection
KazMunaiGas headquarters in Astana. Photo by Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan students want to work in oil companies

Students of 14 leading Kazakhstan universities have called KazMunaiGas the employer of their choice.

Kazakhstan students want to work in oil companies
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Kazakhstan to use polygraphs for employment to law-enforcement authorities

Lower chamber of Kazakhstan parliament approved the draft law On amendments to the Law on Law-Enforcement Authorities in the first reading.

Kazakhstan to use polygraphs for employment to law-enforcement authorities
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ArcelorMittal Temirtau to cut 3,000 jobs

ArcelorMittal Temirtau is lowering the production volumes mainly because of oversupply of steel at the global market, and axes jobs.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau to cut 3,000 jobs
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Employment of university graduates remains low in Almaty

Almaty Akim Yessimov emphasized the problem of less than 50 percent of university graduates getting employed upon graduation.

Employment of university graduates remains low in Almaty
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Over 150 employees of Keppel Kazakhstan on strike in Aktau

Over 150 employees of Keppel Kazakhstan went on strike in Aktau requesting a salaries raise.

Over 150 employees of Keppel Kazakhstan on strike in Aktau
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Kazakhstan's employable population to reach 9.5 million people by 2017

Kazakhstan Ministry of Labor and Social Protection gave its forecasts of the growth of Kazakhstan's employable population.

Kazakhstan's employable population to reach 9.5 million people by 2017
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Professional diseases growing in Kazakhstan

The level of professional diseases remains high in mining, coal and chemical industries; construction sector remains the leader by the number of injuries: Kazakhstan Minister.

Professional diseases growing in Kazakhstan