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- US visa policy in respect to Kazakhstan will changeAccording to the US Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kenneth Fairfax it is planned to establish five year multiple entry visa for citizens of Kazakhstan and they expect that Kazakhstan will do the same in respect of the US residents. Ambassador hopes that it will simplify the cooperation between Kazakhstan and USA citizens and it will be easier to cooperate in different areas, including business and education.
- Skin grafting available in Kazakhstan"We are developing bio materials to have the possibility of working on a molecular level, which are demonstrating unique survival rates, resolution and the most important the implementation of primary functions of damaged organs," said Ramil Rakhmatullin, Laboratory Chief of Orenburg State University.
- Senate approve education savings systemThe new system's educational deposits will be made of three parts: contributions made by the deposit holder and the bank as well as a 5-percent bonus from the state. There is also a premium of 7% from the accumulated funds designed for children from low-income families, orphans and people with disabilities. The government guarantees the safety of savings.
- PM met with Chevron Head J.WatsonJ.Watson, in his turn, said that he was proud of the history of Chevron activities in Kazakhstan as long as partner relations were established between the leadership of the company and the Government of Kazakhstan over 20 years of productive cooperation.
- Kazakhstan market of toys to grow by 50-70%"There is not notion of the oversaturation of the market, since something new is constantly appearing and we are scratching off old models of toys. It is very difficult to say how developed it is. This is the trend that will help the market to grow," said Maya Makarenko, Category manager at Marwin.
- Industrial production output increased by 0.6% in 2012He also noted that the production in the water supply, sewerage system, control over wastes collection and treatment was reduced by 6.1%.
- Ceremony of bestowing state awards held in Ukimet UyiPrime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov awarded Executive Secretary of the National Space Agency Yergazy Nurgaliyev, Chairman of the board of "Kazpost" JSC Arken Arystanov, Vice President of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" JSC Yerik Sultanov with "Parasat" Orders.
- Social care system to be improved by 2016Over 50 categories and groups of people will receive social payments from the local budgets. Presently, recommendations on improvement of the system of social care at the local level have been also developed.
- CIS Defense Ministers confirm military cooperation development"This year in October were held teaching aviation air defense "Clear sky" in Kazakhstan. In 2013, in Russia at Ashuluk outdoor range we will organize joint training for combat shooting "Military Cooperation -2013." These large-scale events will work out issues of interaction and creating a single information space, improve governance and combat operations," said Sergey Shoygu, Head of the Council of CIS Defense.
- Kazakhstan's oil output to increase in the fourth quarter of 2012On a quarterly basis, in 2012 it averages 1.62 mb/d, 1.57 mb/d, 1.52 mb/d and 1.62 mb/d respectively.
- Pensions to increase by 9% since January 1, 2013It was also noted that the minimum pension will be raised from 17491 tenge to 19066 tenge, the average pension will be 32928 tenge.
- Labor Ministry to develop Plan of national qualifications system till 2020The plan of gradual development of the national system of qualifications till 2020 will be introduced in Kazakhstan. Professional standards for all types of economic activities will be developed within the framework of the Plan