Search Results for 2014/12/7

Kazakhstan’s 2014 figure skating medal winner Denis Ten comes up short in PyeongChang

…he took 12th place. However, Ten continued to work, even though after the 2014 Olympics, other leading figure skaters decided to take a break to recover. “This was definitely not…

Nation’s Boxers Win Four Countries-2014 Tournament

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s national boxing team won the Four Countries-2014 boxing tournament, which ended here Feb. 20. In the tournament’s final round, Kazakh boxers defeated the Russian team with a…

French Salsa Instructors Perform at Almaty Spring Festival 2014

ALMATY – Dancers from around Kazakhstan gathered in Almaty March 14-16 for the Almaty Spring Festival 2014. This year’s event was organised by the Viva La Salsa school of social…

AgriTek 2014 Exhibition Held in Capital

ASTANA – The AgriTek 2014 exhibition was held March 12-14 at the Korme Exhibition Centre in Astana. “The AgriTek exhibition has been held since 2006,” said Gennadiy Dyakin, an AgriTek…

EBRD Predicts Central Asian Economic Growth, Negative Impacts from Ukraine-Related Sanctions

…expected growth for 2014 remains 5 percent (5.5 percent was predicted in January 2014 and downgraded in May). Kazakhstan is not expected to be dramatically affected by the conflict unless…

Kazakhstan Equestrians Prepare for 2014 World Championships

ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s equestrian team is hard at work preparing for the prestigious World Equestrian Games to be held in France in 2014. Horses of Adai breed are among the…

Almaty region national parks undergo general improvements, new routes to be added

2014, 18,125 in 2015, and 22,092 in 2016); Charyn Canyon (4,676 in 2014, 8,000 in 2015 and 9,603 in 2016) and Zhongar Alatau (375 in 2014, 470 in 2015 and…

Samruk Kazyna Announces Focus on Kazakhstan Way 2050

ASTANA – The Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund announced at a meeting of fund companies on Feb. 26 that it will focus in 2014 on implementing the elements of the…

Economic news in brief

…Nov. 21. The amendment will affect hard liquor products, on which tax will rise from 500 tenge (about $3.25) to 1,000 tenge (about $6.55) in 2014, 1,200 tenge ($7.85) in…

New Measures, Activities Aim to Overcome Underdevelopment in Tourism Sector

…tourist exhibition Arabian Travel Market 2014 in Dubai, which resulted in signed agreements on cooperation in tourism. More than 20,000 people from more than 135 countries took part in the…