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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
Barys Arena Construction site. Photo courtesy of the press office of Barys hockey club
6 Kosovo construction workers fall 20m in Astana, 4 dead

Six workers have fallen 20 meters at a stadium construction site in Astana; four died, two in severe condition.

6 Kosovo construction workers fall 20m in Astana, 4 dead
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145-men fight between Chinese and Kazakh miners in Kazakhstan, 65 injured

A large fight between Kazakh and Chinese workers of Aktogay mine in East Kazakhstan occurred on July 8.

145-men fight between Chinese and Kazakh miners in Kazakhstan, 65 injured
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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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Kazakhmys suspends unprofitable enterprises, no layoffs expected

Kazakhstan’s Kazakhmys, a major copper producer in Kazakhstan, has suspended its unprofitable enterprises.

Kazakhmys suspends unprofitable enterprises, no layoffs expected
Umirzak Shukeyev. ©Turar Kazangapov
We do not pay foreigners for nothing: Samruk Kazyna CEO

CEO of Samruk Kazyna National Wealth Fund Umirzak Shukeyev has spoken about the wages of the foreigners employed at the Fund.

We do not pay foreigners for nothing: Samruk Kazyna CEO
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China leads by number of foreign workers in Kazakhstan

China is the source of the largest portion of migrant workers in Kazakhstan.

China leads by number of foreign workers in Kazakhstan
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Ministry of National Economy observes high outflow of qualified work force from Kazakhstan

Vice Minister of National Economy Madina Abylkassymova reported an increase of qualified work force outflow from Kazakhstan at the Migration Process Tendencies and Social Aspects roundtable meeting.

Ministry of National Economy observes high outflow of qualified work force from Kazakhstan
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Workers in West Kazakhstan on strike against low wages

Worker of KazStroyService in West Kazakhstan Oblast have gone on strike demanding higher wages.

Workers in West Kazakhstan on strike against low wages
UN Security Council blasts 'heinous' murder of British aid worker
UN Security Council blasts 'heinous' murder of British aid worker

The UN Security Council condemned the "heinous and cowardly murder" of British aid worker David Haines by an Islamic State militant.

UN Security Council blasts 'heinous' murder of British aid worker
Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM
Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM

The international community has threatened to boycott the Palestinian leadership if it pays the salaries of former Hamas employees in Gaza.

Palestinians face boycott threats over Hamas wages: PM
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What is wrong with Kazakhstani education?

Serik Irsaliev of the MInistry of Education shared the findings of an international study that looked into the Kazakh education system.

What is wrong with Kazakhstani education?
Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead
Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead

Rescue workers dug through deep mud and debris on Thursday in search of victims of a major landslide in western India that buried homes, with the death toll expected to reach 150.

Rescuers battle rains after India landslide, 150 feared dead
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Canadian aviation giant Bombardier to cut 1,800 jobs

Canada's Bombardier will cut 1,800 jobs, the troubled aviation giant announced Wednesday in a major reorganization.

Canadian aviation giant Bombardier to cut 1,800 jobs
Some 100 on board crashed Malaysia flight were AIDS workers: reports
Some 100 on board crashed Malaysia flight were AIDS workers: reports

As many as 100 of those killed on a Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in Ukraine were delegates heading to Australia for a global AIDS conference, unconfirmed reports said.

Some 100 on board crashed Malaysia flight were AIDS workers: reports
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One million strike in Britain over pay and cuts: unions

More than one million public sector workers went on strike in Britain Thursday over pay and spending cuts by the government imposed as part of its austerity programme, trade unions said.

One million strike in Britain over pay and cuts: unions
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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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Silicium Kazakhstan to reopen after scandalous shutdown

Scandalously closed Silicium Kazakhstan plant will be reopened by the end of this summer.

Silicium Kazakhstan to reopen after scandalous shutdown
Three workers rescued from collapsed Honduras mine: officials
Three workers rescued from collapsed Honduras mine: officials

Rescuers freed three of 11 laborers trapped in a collapsed mine in southern Honduras, two days after the men became trapped.

Three workers rescued from collapsed Honduras mine: officials
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China workers strike over Japanese boss' war denial

Around 1,000 Chinese workers went on strike after their Japanese boss denied Tokyo had invaded China and said its 1930s actions were to "help" the country escape colonial rule, state-run media reported.

China workers strike over Japanese boss' war denial