rferl.org. "Astana To Simplify Hiring Foreigners" - Kazakhstan is introducing legislation intended to simplify the process of hiring foreign workers. The chief of the Kazakh Interior Ministry's Migration Department, Serik Sainov, said last week the legislation will be adopted by the end of the year.
"Information Glut Cited As Teen Suicides Rise In Kazakhstan" - Every 40 seconds, someone in the world commits suicide. It's a rate that adds up to nearly 1 million people a year, and experts marking World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 say the number will continue to grow unless countries do more to boost awareness – and fight the stigma -- of mental illness.
inform.kz. "Man in Atyrau allegedly tried to abduct a boy" - A 25-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly trying to lure an 8-year-old boy into his car in Atyrau.
timesca-europe.com. Two wells find oil in western Kazakhstan - Max Petroleum Plc, a London-listed oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Kazakhstan, has struck oil at two wells in the Sagiz West and Uytas fields in Kazakhstan.
silkroadintelligencer.com. "Nazarbayev sets G20 target" - Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev has told the opening session of the Eurasian Emerging Markets Forum in Astana that he wants Kazakhstan to join the G20.
trend.az. "Kazakh, Russian Foreign Ministers to exchange instruments of ratification on cooperation agreement" - On September 12, a meeting of Foreign Ministers of Kazakhstan and Russia- Erlan Idrisov and Sergei Lavrov, will take place in Astana, Kazakh Foreign Ministry press service reported on Wednesday.
topix.com. "Push For Customs Union Turns Friends To Foes" - Issue 5209 By Anders Aslund British Prime Minister David Cameron took umbrage last week when President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov allegedly ridiculed Great Britain as a "small island."