scmp.com. “New Silk Road starts with Xian” - G. Bin Zhao says a Silk Road economic belt, with Xian at the centre, should be part of a long-term strategy to bring economic prosperity to China's underdeveloped western region. President Xi Jinping has again repeated his desire to create a Silk Road economic belt following a recent visit to Kazakhstan, where he proposed the idea as a way for European and Asian nations to promote closer economic ties.
times.am. "Turkish source: Turkey can't join the Union in case of Armenian membership" - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev announced during the Eurasian economical high council in Minsk that Turkey also wanted to join Customs Union. This announcement caused hot discussions in Turkish media. As Armenpress informs Turkish "Sabah" newspaper writes that according to Nazarbayev personally Turkish Prime Minister R. T. Erdogan announced Turkish wish to join Customs Union.
zawya.com. "Ready for Expo 2020: UAE tops Arab world in 'Ease of Doing Business' global report”- UAE jumps three slots to No. 23 out of 189 economies ranked in this year's report
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has jumped three slots this year to land at No. 23 in the world in the Ease of Doing Business report 2014, out of 189 economies ranked for this year's report.
newstatesman.com. “Will the world's wine supplies run dry?”- According to research released this month by Morgan Stanley, global wine production is decreasing, but we’re guzzling more and more of the stuff.
insidethegames.biz. “World Boxing Academy officially opened in Kazakhstan” - October 26 - A new World Boxing Academy has been opened in the Almaty region of Kazakhstan, in the wake of the 2013 World Boxing Championships, which finished today.