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Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic

At $100,000 a head, the puppies in western Seoul don't come cheap -- but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.

Fido forever? S. Korea's dog cloning clinic
Robot home-help and virtual reality at Taiwan's Computex
Robot home-help and virtual reality at Taiwan's Computex

A knee-high robot designed to help around the house ended up serenading Taiwan's president as Asia's largest tech trade show kicked off Tuesday in Taipei.

Robot home-help and virtual reality at Taiwan's Computex
World's first 'robot run' farm to open in Japan
World's first 'robot run' farm to open in Japan

A Japanese firm said Monday it would open the world's first fully automated farm with robots handling almost every step of the process.

World's first 'robot run' farm to open in Japan
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Kazakhstan to manufacture cars with China

Kazakhstan signed a memorandum on cooperation in manufacturing of cars with China.

Kazakhstan to manufacture cars with China
The head office of Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. ©Reuters/Stringer
Japan shipping giant plans first regular Arctic route

Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines announced plans for the world's first regular commercial shipping route through the Arctic Ocean, starting in 2018, in an attempt to reduce sailing times.

Japan shipping giant plans first regular Arctic route
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Toshiba nearing deal on Bulgarian nuclear reactor deal

Toshiba's US unit is nearing a deal estimated at almost $5 billion to build a nuclear reactor in Bulgaria, a report said Thursday, as Japanese firms eye atomic contracts overseas after the Fukushima crisis erased demand at home.

Toshiba nearing deal on Bulgarian nuclear reactor deal
Japan's Hitachi unveils joking robot
Japan's Hitachi unveils joking robot

Japanese scientists unveiled a robot with a sense of humour Tuesday, and claimed it was capable of knowing when its jokes had fallen flat.

Japan's Hitachi unveils joking robot
Rolls-Royce says in talks to sell energy unit to Siemens
Rolls-Royce says in talks to sell energy unit to Siemens

German engineering giant Siemens, which is seeking to buy French firm Alstom's energy division, is in talks to purchase Rolls-Royce's energy production arm, the British aircraft engine maker said.

Rolls-Royce says in talks to sell energy unit to Siemens
Universal brings 'Minion Mayhem' to Hollywood theme park
Universal brings 'Minion Mayhem' to Hollywood theme park

Riding high on the global success of "Despicable Me," the films' makers have teamed up with theme park engineers to produce a tourist ride designed to immerse visitors in "Minion Mayhem."

Universal brings 'Minion Mayhem' to Hollywood theme park
Panama president blames former canal chief for crisis
Panama president blames former canal chief for crisis

Panama President Ricardo Martinelli on Monday blamed the Panama Canal's former administrator for the crisis surrounding its massive expansion project -- where work has been halted over a billion-dollar payment dispute.

Panama president blames former canal chief for crisis
The winner of the Undergraduate of the Year Award, Torgyn Shaikhina. Photo a courtesy of warwick.ac.uk
Kazakhstani student wins Undergraduate of the Year Award in UK

Torgyn Shaikhina from Kazakhstan won the IT and Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award at the University of Warwick, UK.

Kazakhstani student wins Undergraduate of the Year Award in UK
Photo © Marat Abilov
Bolashak scholarship - opportunity for children of unemployed or retired

Bolashak scholarship gave an opportunity to children of unemployed and retired Kazakhstan nationals to study abroad.

Bolashak scholarship - opportunity for children of unemployed or retired
Marcelo Odebrecht, CEO of Brazilian construction group Odebrecht. ©Reuters/Enrique Castro-Mendivil
Odebrecht wins auction for part of key Brazil highway

Engineering giant Odebrecht on Wednesday won the right to operate a 855-kilometer (534-mile) stretch of highway in Brazil's key central grain-producing region of Mato Grosso, authorities said.

Odebrecht wins auction for part of key Brazil highway
The spent fuel pool inside the No.4 reactor building is seen at the tunami-crippled Tokyo Electric Power Co's (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture. ©Reuters/Kyodo
Fukushima plant readies for dangerous fuel rod removal

Nuclear engineers in Japan are readying to move uranium and plutonium fuel rods at Fukushima in their most difficult and dangerous task since the plant's runaway reactors were brought under control two years ago.

Fukushima plant readies for dangerous fuel rod removal
Asset Issekeshev. ©Marat Abilov
Kazakhstan poised to join Islamic Financial Services Board

Kazakhstan intends to join the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB).

Kazakhstan poised to join Islamic Financial Services Board
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Transport engineering emerges in Kazakhstan

Transport engineering has become one of Kazakhstan's industries thanks to the state-run Program of Accelerated Industrial-Innovative Development: Akhmetov.

Transport engineering emerges in Kazakhstan
Kyzylorda train station. Photo courtesy of press-service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy©
Kazakh-Czech center to build engineering plant in Kyzylorda

The protocol of intentions to create an engineering plant and a diversified enterprise for production of spare parts for Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ) has been signed by Kyzylorda oblast administration and KTZ.

Kazakh-Czech center to build engineering plant in Kyzylorda
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Revealed: Secret of bees' honeycomb

For thousands of years, thinkers have marvelled at the feat of engineering that is the honeycomb.

Revealed: Secret of bees' honeycomb
©RIA Novosti
300 diesel engines to be produced in Astana annually

GEVO plant in Astana will produce 300 new-generation diesel engines per year.

300 diesel engines to be produced in Astana annually
Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov (L) and Belarus Prime-Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich (R). Photo by Maksim Popov©
Belarus car makers tap into Kazakhstan market

Belarus Prime-Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich believes it necessary to activate cooperation with Kazakhstan in mechanic engineering.

Belarus car makers tap into Kazakhstan market