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12:56 Raising wages for Kyrgyzstani teachers and doctors down...
Significant raise in wages of teachers and health professionals in Kyrgyzstan during 2010-2011 have impacted decrease in migration of Kyrgyzstanis to Kazakhstan for both permanent residence and traveling, said Consul General of the Kyrgyz Republic in Almaty Seit Ubykeyev on July 25 at the Forum of Compatriots "Mekendeshter" in Bishkek.
12:15 Astana mayor awarded medal for strengthening of Kazakh-UNESCO ties
Astana city mayor Imangali Tasmagambetov was awarded today Silk Road medal for his contribution to strengthening of relations between Kazakhstan and UNESCO and for preservation of the Great Silk Road during the First Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO in Astana, the mayor's press service said.
The Central Asian country lifts some visa requirements but still needs to smooth some rough edges to attract tourists.
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American astronaut Mike Fincke visits the space museum of the Baikonur Cosmodrome prior to his space mission in April 2004.
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Borat generated a lot of laughs at Kazakhs' expense, but he also helped put their country on the map for international travelers.
Tajik Consulate In Almaty To Open Center To Help Labor Migrants
A center designed to assist Tajik labor migrants will begin operating at Tajikistan's General Consulate in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty.