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Kazakhstan's national companies face major restructuring

Kazakhstani national companies will soon be facing a major restructuring.

Kazakhstan's national companies face major restructuring
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Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured

A runway tram has caused a major road accident in Almaty for the second time.

Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured
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Runaway tram crashes 17 cars in Almaty, 5 injured

A large road accident involving over a dozen cars and a runaway tram has taken place in Almaty. Several people were severely injured.

Runaway tram crashes 17 cars in Almaty, 5 injured
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China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company

China plans investing $600 million in projects of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), a Kazakh railway company.

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China to invest $600m in Kazakh railway company
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SCAT eyes 20 Russian Sukhoi Super Jet-100s

Kazakhstani SCAT is to contract 20 Russian Sukhoi Super Jet-100 (SSJ-100) aircraft.

SCAT eyes 20 Russian Sukhoi Super Jet-100s
Union announces further London Underground walkouts
Union announces further London Underground walkouts

London's Underground staff are to hold two further 24-hour strikes later this month, threatening more chaos for commuters already hit by strikers protesting plans for night services.

Union announces further London Underground walkouts
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New transportation opportunities for Trans-Caspian Route: Nomad express container train welcomed in Baku

On August 3, Baku welcomed the Nomad express container train traveling from Shihezi, China to Georgia via Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan

New transportation opportunities for Trans-Caspian Route: Nomad express container train welcomed in Baku
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Rental bikes to become part of public transport system in Almaty

Rental bikes will become part of the public transport system in Almaty.

Rental bikes to become part of public transport system in Almaty
London Tube strike causes major disruption
London Tube strike causes major disruption

Millions of Londoners were forced to walk, cycle or take packed buses to and from work as Underground staff staged their second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night.

London Tube strike causes major disruption
First transport and logistics center launched in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan launches its first transport and logistics center compliant with best international standards in Astana.

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First transport and logistics center launched in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of the press office of Kazakhstan's Temir Zholy.
Expansion of Aktau seaport goes according to schedule: Kazakhstan Temir Zholy

The expansion of Kazakhstan's Aktau seaport to the north goes according to schedule.

Expansion of Aktau seaport goes according to schedule: Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
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Kazakhstan should become food supplier: McKinsey's Dobbs

Director of the McKinsey Global Institute says that Kazakhstan needs to develop food supply chains.

Kazakhstan should become food supplier: McKinsey's Dobbs
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Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian

President Nazarbayev has taken part in a meeting with media representatives to discuss development of the City of Apples - Almaty.

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Nazarbayev supports eco-friendly Almaty: city centre to become exclusively pedestrian
Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press office.
New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched

A new regular container train Lianyungang-Almaty has been launched on February 25.

New Lianyungang-Almaty container train launched
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Helicopter taxi in Almaty for one grand only

Air taxi had started operating in Almaty and Astana.

Helicopter taxi in Almaty for one grand only
Brazilians detained in protests over bus fare hikes
Brazilians detained in protests over bus fare hikes

Tensions were high in Sao Paulo after police resorted to tear gas and detained some 50 protesters.

Brazilians detained in protests over bus fare hikes
Ukraine halts trains and buses to Russian-held Crimea
Ukraine halts trains and buses to Russian-held Crimea

Ukraine said it was suspending all rail and bus services to Russian-occupied Crimea because of security concerns.

Ukraine halts trains and buses to Russian-held Crimea
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Air Astana launches Astana-Bangkok flight

Kazakhstan’s national flag carrier Air Astana has launched a direct flight between Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana and Thailand’s capital Bangkok.

Air Astana launches Astana-Bangkok flight
Photo courtesy of the press service of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy
Kazakh railways head holds talks with his Chinese counterpart

President of Kazakhstan's national railway company Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Askar Mamin held bilateral talks with Director General of Chinese Railways Sheng Guangji. Two cooperation documents were signed.

Kazakh railways head holds talks with his Chinese counterpart
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Nazarbayev, Rouhani and Berdimuhamedow open 'new Silk Road'

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow and the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have participated in the opening ceremony of the Uzen-Beket-Goran railroad.

Nazarbayev, Rouhani and Berdimuhamedow open 'new Silk Road'