Daily Monitor

April 1, 2019

Japan to invest up to $1bn in Kazakhstan’s economy

Japan is planning to invest up to $1bn in Kazakhstan's economy in the nearest three years. In an exclusive interview with Kazinform correspondent, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Japan Yerlan Baudarbek-Kozhatayev tells about this and other aspects of the two countries' trade-economic cooperation.
April 1, 2019

Central Asian region seeks to be main trans…

Delegations from across the region gathered in Tashkent, Uzbekistan March 15 for the first Central Asian Economic Forum (CAEF). Government representatives discussed prospects of mutually beneficial logistics and trade.
April 1, 2019

World leaders congratulate Erdoğan on local ele…

Leaders across the world on Monday congratulated Turkey's president for his party's victory in local elections.
March 29, 2019

China pledges to expand financial market open…

China will sharply expand market access for foreign banks and securities and insurance companies, especially in its financial services sector, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, as senior U.S. officials arrived in Beijing for more trade talks.
March 29, 2019

Energy partnership in Central &South Asia discu…

A meeting of the Task Force on Regional Energy Cooperation in Central and South Asia (RECA) is being held in Ashgabat (March 27-28), Trend reports with reference to the Turkmen Foreign Ministry.
March 29, 2019

Foreign Presidents congratulate Kassym-Jomart T…

Global leaders continue to send their telegrams and letters of congratulations to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on assumption of the office of the President of Kazakhstan, the Akorda's press service reports.
March 28, 2019

Tokayev takes office as President of the RK

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev takes office as President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
March 28, 2019

Central Asian region seeks to be main transit…

Delegations from across the region gathered in Tashkent, Uzbekistan March 15 for the first Central Asian Economic Forum (CAEF). Government representatives discussed prospects of mutually beneficial logistics and trade.
March 28, 2019

US-funded broadcaster under scrutiny for enabl…

Tajiks read Radio Ozodi as Washington’s word.
March 27, 2019

Kyrgyzstan: Security services in waiting as exi…

Babanov has reportedly been living in Moscow since losing the 2017 presidential election.
March 27, 2019

European leaders press for fairer trade relatio…

Europe’s top leaders told President Xi Jinping on Tuesday they wanted a fairer trading relationship with China, signaling an openness to engage with Beijing’s “Belt and Road” infrastructure project if it meant more access to the Chinese market.
March 27, 2019

US-Mexico border wall: Pentagon authorises $1bn

The Pentagon has authorised the transfer of $1bn (£758m) to army engineers for new wall construction along the US-Mexico border, BBC reports.
March 15, 2019

California native preserves Almaty’s Soviet mon…

California native and Kazakh TV’s Discovering Kazakhstan host Dennis Keen has lived in Almaty for six years. It was in his adopted city that Soviet monumental art first caught his eye.
March 15, 2019

Kazakh finance ministry amends draft budget plan

The Ministry of Finance proposed increasing the guaranteed transfer from the National Fund to 2.7 trillion tenge (US$7.13 billion) at a March 12 governmental meeting. The change translates to an additional 250 billion tenge (US$660.26 million) to finance President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s new initiatives this year.
March 15, 2019

Nurly Zhol finishes first phase

The first phase of the 2015-2019 Nurly Zhol programme, designed to upgrade infrastructure build-up throughout the country, will be completed this year. The plan for the second phase will be presented in March.
March 15, 2019

Long delay to Brexit unless you back PM…

Prime Minister Theresa May’s deputy warned lawmakers on Friday that unless they approved her Brexit divorce deal after two crushing defeats, Britain’s exit from the European Union could face a long delay.
March 14, 2019

UK Parliament rejects May’s latest Brexit plan

The British Parliament has again voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for the UK's departure from the European Union, with 391 voting against and 242 voting for her plan, revised from the last attempt at the start of the year, Trend reports citing Sputnik.
March 14, 2019

What’s next for Algeria?

Analysts say president's concessions are an attempt to buy time, will thousands of demonstrators accept it?
March 13, 2019

Tajikistan: Internet just got way more expensive

With this price hike on mobile online data, the cost of going online in Tajikistan compares with that in Western Europe.
March 13, 2019

Kazakhstan Government amends 2019 budget

Based on the adjusted macroeconomic forecast, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan has changed the 2019 Forecast of Budget Parameters, Kazinform correspondent reports.