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- Russia ratified amendments to Agreement on Legal Status of the CSTOThe Russian Federation ratified amendments to the Agreement on Legal Status of the CSTO of October, 7, 2002, the agency reports citing the Kremlin press service.
- Carrying capacity of BTC pipeline - 1.2 million barrels of oil a dayCarrying capacity of the pipeline Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) has been 1.2 million barrels of oil a day, BTC Pipeline Company informed the agency.
- Foreign currency exchange rates fixed by National BankThe National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan fixed the foreign currency exchange rates to the tenge for May 9, 10, 11, 12:
- Chairman of Temirbank appointedYerzhan Shaykenov has been appointed chairman of the board of Temirbank, the agency reports citing the press service of the bank.
- WHO registered 2099 confirmed cases of A (H1N1) influenzaWorld Health Organization (WHO) on May, 7 received official information on 2099 laboratory confirmed cases of infection - the influenza A (H1N1) in 23 countries of the world, the agency reports citing the UN News Center.
- Space vehicle Protostar-2 to be launched from BaikonurThe rocket carrier Proton-M with the telecommunication satellite Protostar-2 is planned to be launched from the space center Baikonur on May, 16, 2009, the agency reports citing Roscosmos press service.
- Country's leader confident there will be good harvest in KazakhstanThe country's leader, Nursultan Nazarbaev, is confident there will be good harvest in Kazakhstan this year. The President stated today after the ceremony of delivery of keys to apartments to the inhabitants of Astana, the agency reports.
- Kazakhstan copes with crisis not worse than other countriesKazakhstan copes with the crisis not worse than other countries. The leader of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, stated today after the ceremony where a group of citizens of the capital and the employees of power structures were presented with keys to their government issued apartments, the agency reports.
- Nazarbayev presented Astana citizens with keys to apartmentsThe head of the state, Nursultan Nazarbayev, presented a group of Astana citizens and a number of employees of power structures with keys to their government issued apartments today in the capital akimat, the agency reports.
- World prices for oil increasedThe prices in the world market for oil have increased, the agency reports citing New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and London stock exchange InterContinental Exchange Futures (IСE).
- April total international reserves grown by 3.12 %Total international reserves, as of May, 1st, have grown by 3.12 % (from the beginning of the year they have decreased by 1.98 %) and have been $19 479 million, the agency reports citing the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
- Kazakhstan, CA countries to sign memorandum on harmonization of relations in deliveries of gasKazakhstan and other Central Asia countries along with the European Union plan signing the memorandum on harmonization of relations in the sphere of deliveries of gas. Director of the project of harmonization of standards and the accepted rules in gas sector in Central Asia, Azfar Shaukat, informed, the agency reports.
- Fund of First President congratulated heroes of Great Patriotic War on Victory DayFund of First President congratulated heroes of Great Patriotic War on Victory Day
- Civil Aircraft Committee considers reduction of air ticket pricesCivil Aircraft Committee considers reduction of air ticket prices
- Italy interested in participation of realization of projects of transport industryItaly is interested in participation of realization of projects of transport industry in Kazakhstan, the agency reports citing the press service of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan.
- Nazarbayev visited Nurmagambetov Republican school Zhas UlanThe head of the state, Nursultan Nazarbayev, visited Nurmagambetov Republican school Zhas Ulan, the agency reports citing the president's press service.
- Rocket Soyuz-U, cargo ship Progress М-02М launched from BaikonurSoyuz-U carrier rocket with cargo ship Progress М-02М were launched from Baikonur today at 00.37 in Astana (at 22.37 in Moscow) from the launcher №5 of the platform №1 of Baikonur cosmodrome, the agency reports citing Roscosmos press service.
- Agreement on visa exemption of owners of diplomatic passports to be signedDuring the official visit of the President of France, Nikolya Sarkozi, to Kazakhstan this year the officials plan to sign the agreement on visa exemption of the owners of diplomatic passports of Kazakhstan and France, the agency reports citing the press service of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan.
- Kazakhstan to strengthen dialogue on religious issuesDuring the presidency in OSCE Kazakhstan plans to strengthen the dialogue on religious topics and struggle against various forms of discrimination. The Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Austrian Republic and Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan at the international organizations in Vienna, Kayrat Abdrahmanov, informed in Vienna (Austria) during the round table devoted to the future presidency of Kazakhstan in the OSCE in 2010, the agency reports.