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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on June 19 declared Shymkent city in Southern Kazakhstan a city of “national significance,” as it joined the other two cities with such status in the country, Astana and Almaty. Another presidential decree, signed publicly at the Akorda presidential residence, changed the name of the Southern Kazakhstan region to… The post Shymkent declared city of national significance, South Kazakhstan region gains new name and administrative centre appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – What are the benefits and challenges of running your own business? How do you find the way to your customers’ hearts? The Astana Times interviewed Shynara Bakisheva, owner of Fresh Artisan Bread (FAB) Bakery, to learn about her company and the perfect dough recipe. Started in early 2017 in Newcastle, England, FAB Bakery… The post Kazakh-owned bakery brings new flavour to sourdough bread in Newcastle appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – A display of Minhwa Korean folk art opened at the Library of the First President June 13 within its international project Dialogue through Culture. The exhibit presents 57 works including paintings, sculptural compositions and household items like dishes and furniture. The exhibition is a vivid example of meaningful dialogue between the two cultures,… The post Minhwa Korean folk art exhibit opens in Astana appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh National Bank approved June 14 the voluntary reorganisation of Qazkom, formerly known as Kazkommertsbank, through its accession to Halyk Bank. The permit issued by the country’s financial regulator also envisions the purchase of Qazkom subsidiaries by Halyk Bank, owned by Kazakh businessman Timur Kulibayev and Dinara Nazarbayeva. “Halyk Bank was granted a permit… The post Kazakh National Bank approves Qazkom voluntary reorganisation appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh artist Hashim Kurbanov displayed his combination of painting and applied arts in a seven-day exhibition the last week of May at the Riddaren Gallery in Stockholm. The event was organised by the Kazakh Youth Association in Sweden. The exhibition displayed more than 40 works, including the artist’s paintings created with ink and… The post Kazakh artist exhibits work in Stockholm appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – French photographer Erik Vazzoler visited Almaty May 28 to conduct a series of photography workshops for children with Down syndrome. The two-week event was organised by the Foundation of the First President and supported by the Kenes Social Adaptation and Labour Rehabilitation Centre. The 10 children taking part in the workshops attend the… The post French photographer conducts workshops in Almaty for children with special needs appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin recently announced his return after a two-year doping ban from the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) at a June 11 press conference at the Central Communications Service in the capital. “I was waiting for this day. I am so excited. I return to my work. I feel better now. I… The post Weightlifter Ilya Ilyin announces return after two-year doping ban appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Bella Gazdiyeva, the 35-year-old akim (mayor) of the rural Rodina district, candidate in philological sciences, associate professor, member of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan and mother of two has been named one of the country’s 100 New Faces. For her, it is a great responsibility to be chosen as a mayor… The post Talented scientist, dedicated mayor, caring mother among nation’s 100 New Faces appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and President Rustam Minnikhanov of Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan discussed bilateral ties during Nazarbayev’s June 14-15 visit to Kazan, Akorda reports. Nazarbayev praised Tatarstan’s social development and economic growth and outlined areas to increase bilateral cooperation. The Kazakh President also praised the close relationship and the importance of deepening… The post Nazarbayev visits Tatarstan, meets with president appeared first on The Astana Times.

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The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Documentary films on Kazakhstan’s history and culture will premiere on Discovery, National Geographic and Viasat History TV channels June-July, reported Kazakh Vice Minister of Culture and Sports Aktoty Raimkulova at a June 13 press conference in Astana. “To date, a series of documentary films was produced for presentation on major television networks with… The post Documentaries, historical films about Kazakhstan to debut on major TV networks appeared first on The Astana Times.