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Kazakhstan Majilis ratifies migrant readmission agreement with Switzerland

Kazakhstan's Majilis has approved the draft law ratifying the agreement between Kazakhstan and Switzerland on readmission of persons residing without authorization.

Kazakhstan Majilis ratifies migrant readmission agreement with Switzerland
Senate Speaker Kassym Jomart-Tokayev ©REUTERS
We want to make Kazakhstan one of the safest and most comfortable countries: Senate Speaker

The Speaker of Kazakhstan's Senate said that there are plans to significanly improve life in the country. By 2050, the country has the chance of becoming one of the safest and comfortable countries.

We want to make Kazakhstan one of the safest and most comfortable countries: Senate Speaker
President Nazarbayev. Turar Kazangapov
Kazakhstan’s President commissions Parliament to prevent possible adverse challenges to national economy and security

Reciprocal sanctions imposed by countries responsible for a total of 60% of the global GDP entail substantial adjustments and changes to long-established economic ties. This leads to a slowdown of partner economies, having a certain effect on us, he said.

Kazakhstan’s President commissions Parliament to prevent possible adverse challenges to national economy and security
Kazakhstan Senate ©Turar Kazangapov
Senate elections in Kazakhstan to be held soon

Preparations for the upcoming Senate elections are underway.

Senate elections in Kazakhstan to be held soon
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Expert opinions not subject to prosecution under new rumours legislation in Kazakhstan: Merkel

Expert opinions are not going to be subject to prosecution under the new amendments introducing up to 12 years of imprisonment for spreading rumors.

Expert opinions not subject to prosecution under new rumours legislation in Kazakhstan: Merkel
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Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies agreement on Russian oil transportation to China via Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan’s Senators have ratified the agreement between Kazakhstan and Russia on cooperation in transportation of Russian oil to China via Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Parliament ratifies agreement on Russian oil transportation to China via Kazakhstan
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Eurasian Economic Union Treaty to be submitted to Kazakhstan Parliament in September

The Eurasian Economic Union Treaty of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus will be submitted to the Kazakhstan Parliament in September, 2014.

Eurasian Economic Union Treaty to be submitted to Kazakhstan Parliament in September
Kazakhstan Parliament. Tengrinews stock photo
Kazakhstan to hold its officials responsible for copying other countries' laws

The topic of plagiarism in draft laws by incompetent government officials was raised at the Central Communications Service briefing on Tuesday, July 1.

Kazakhstan to hold its officials responsible for copying other countries' laws
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KazPost manager earns 100 times more than village postman: Senator

A huge difference in wages of general and managerial personnel in Kazakh national mail operator KazPost outrages Senator Dzhalmagambetova.

KazPost manager earns 100 times more than village postman: Senator
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Global economic situation requires state budget changes: Massimov

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov said that changes to the state budget were needed to support the Kazakhstan economy afore the changing economic situations in Russia and China.

Global economic situation requires state budget changes: Massimov
Kazakhstan Prime Minister Karim Massimov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Prevention is better than punishment to fight corruption: Massimov

Kazakhstan’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov considers that preventive methods are a more effective way of fighting the shadow economy and corruption rather than punitive measures.

Prevention is better than punishment to fight corruption: Massimov
Azat Peruashev © Ak Zhol Democratic Party of Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan government developing de-offshoring measures

Kazakhstan's government answered an official inquiry of Ak Zhol political party by stating that a set of de-offshoring measures was being developed.

Kazakhstan government developing de-offshoring measures
Vice Prime Minister of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakh VIce-PM about foreign debt

Kazakhstan's Vice Prime Minister and Minster of Finance Bakhyt Sultanov reported to the Parliament about the measures the government was planning to use to reduce the foreign debt of the country.

Kazakh VIce-PM about foreign debt
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Legalization law adopted in Kazakhstan

Today, the Kazakhstan Parliament рфы adopted the law "On amnesty of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, repatriates and persons holding a residence permit in the Republic of Kazakhstan due to legalization of their property".

Legalization law adopted in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstanis will wait for housing for a lifetime: Senator

Kazakhstanis will have to wait for the government to solve their housing problems for their entire life.

Kazakhstanis will wait for housing for a lifetime: Senator
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Corruption in Kazakhstan is a major obstacle to FDI: MP

Bribe is the only way to obtain a public service in Kazakhstan, MP Tursunbek Omurzakov said quoting Transparency International.

Corruption in Kazakhstan is a major obstacle to FDI: MP
First Deputy Prosecutor General Johan Merkel. Photo  courtesy of ortcom.kz.
Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations now punishable by law in Kazakhstan

Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations will be punishable by law in Kazakhstan according to the First Deputy Prosecutor General Iogan Merkel.

Insiders dealings and securities market manipulations now punishable by law in Kazakhstan
Iogan Merkel, First Deputy Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan. ©Danial Okasov
Embezzlers may avoid prison in Kazakhstan

Citizens accused of embezzling state property will be able to avoid imprisonment in case they fully compensate for it.

Embezzlers may avoid prison in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan MP doubts upcoming legalization

Omarkhan Oksikbayev, Member of the Lower Chamber of the Kazakhstan Parliamentб doubts success of the forthcoming legalization of property in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan MP doubts upcoming legalization
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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