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Serikbay Trumov. Photo courtesy of lada.kz
New Aktau Akim appointed

Serikbay Trumov has been appointed the new Akim (Mayor) of Aktau in western Kazakhstan.

New Aktau Akim appointed
Photo courtesy of Kadyrbek Aidaruly/lada.kz
British Ambassador to Kazakhstan visits Aktau

The British Ambassador to Kazakhstan has visited Aktau to discuss prospects of British companies for expanding their activities in Mangistau region.

British Ambassador to Kazakhstan visits Aktau
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Nazarbayev says Mangistau economy rests on oil production, there is need to develop other sectors

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with entrepreneurs and community representatives in Aktau, where he outlined the priority areas of development.

Nazarbayev says Mangistau economy rests on oil production, there is need to develop other sectors
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Cradle hell of a year-old in Kazakhstan

What happened to this little boy has shocked Kazakhstan. Motives behind people's actions can be puzzling and at times disturbing.

Cradle hell of a year-old in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of lada.kz
Half-dead Caspian Mullet fish wash ashore in Mangystau Oblast

In Kazakhstan's Mangystau Oblast, mullets wash ashore of the Caspian Sea.

Half-dead Caspian Mullet fish wash ashore in Mangystau Oblast
Dust storm in Aktau. © <a href="http://www.lada.kz/" target="_blank">Lada</a>
Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity

A severe dust storm has left Aktau city in western Kazakhstan without water and electricity.

Dust storm cuts Kazakhstan's Aktau off water and electricity
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Oil recovery efficiently to spike 12% in Kazakhstan's west

Oil recovery efficiency will be increased from the current 31% to 43% at oilfields in Mangistau Oblast through use of new technologies.

Oil recovery efficiently to spike 12% in Kazakhstan's west
Illustration ©tengrinews
Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Malaysian PM

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Tun Razak.

Nursultan Nazarbayev meets Malaysian PM
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Kazakhstan bans heavy trucks from highways during daytime

Kazakhstan is banning heavy trucks from national highways during daytime in summer to save the road-surface.

Kazakhstan bans heavy trucks from highways during daytime
Photo courtesy of ortcom.kz
Population of Zhanaozen exceeds plans

The population of Zhanaozen town in western Kazakhstan has exceeded the development plan.

Population of Zhanaozen exceeds plans
Kenderli resort. Photo  ©kapital.kz
Iranian investors interested in Kenderli Resort in Western Kazakhstan

Iranian investors have expressed interest in Kazakhstan's Kenderli resort.

Iranian investors interested in Kenderli Resort in Western Kazakhstan
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WWII veteran brings wallet made of human skin to Aktau museum

A veteran of World War II brought a wallet made entirely of human skin to the astonishment of the Mangistau Museum employees.

WWII veteran brings wallet made of human skin to Aktau museum
Techno Trading workers demand higher wages ©lada.kz
Over 100 workers go on strike demanding higher wages in Western Kazakhstan

More than one hundred employees of Techno Trading LLP refused to continue working in demand of an increase in wages.

Over 100 workers go on strike demanding higher wages in Western Kazakhstan
Contest winners. Photo courtesy of Tatyana Korobeinikova Modeling School.
Aktau selects Miss Mangistau 2014

The most beautiful girl of Mangistau Oblast has been chosen in Aktau. Aliya Bekishova won the title of Miss Mangistau-2014.

Aktau selects Miss Mangistau 2014
Photo  ©tengrinewstv
Tanker explosion trial starts in Mangistau Oblast

A trial of the petrol truck driver involved in the massive flaring of a petrol train has started In Mangistau Oblast.

Tanker explosion trial starts in Mangistau Oblast
Photo courtesy of vesti.kz
Aktau no longer candidate to host nuclear power plant

Kazakhstan's nuclear power plant is not going to be constructed in Aktau city of Mangistau Oblast.

Aktau no longer candidate to host nuclear power plant
©lada.kz /Denis Onishchenko
Environmental damange caused by fuel train explosion and spill near Aktau estimated at $779 thousand

Ecologists have estimated the damage caused by the fire and spill at the railway crossing near Aktau city in western Kazakhstan.

Environmental damange caused by fuel train explosion and spill near Aktau estimated at $779 thousand
Photo ©lada.kz
Aktau oil tanker explosion: train driver transferred to Burn Center in Astana

The train driver Berik Kulbarakov who suffered burns in the oil tanker explosion near Aktau has been transferred to the Burn Center in Astana.

Aktau oil tanker explosion: train driver transferred to Burn Center in Astana
The accident site. ©Lada.kz/Denis Onishchenko
Scale of pollution caused by oil train flaring near Aktau announced

The authorities have made a statement on the magnitude of the explosion near Aktau: the petroleum spill has covered 3480 square meters.

Scale of pollution caused by oil train flaring near Aktau announced
Uranium ore. Photo ©kazatomprom.kz
No uranium revival for Mangistau

Uranium mining won't be revived in Mangistau Oblast. Its uranium ore is of low-grade, roughly 20 times below the margin considered feasible for development.

No uranium revival for Mangistau