bloomberg.com. “Kazakhstan increases its gold reserves, IMF says"
inform.kz. “Slovenia to open its consulate in Almaty" - Akim (mayor) of Almaty city Bauyrzhan Baibek received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovenia to Kazakhstan Primož Šeligo on Friday. At the meeting, mayor Baibek noted there are 4 joint Kazakh-Slovenian enterprises as well as 6 enterprises with Slovenian capital in Almaty. He drew attention of the Slovenian diplomat to the fact that a lot is done in the city to create favorable conditions for business and attract foreign investments.
inform.kz. “1-2 Oct. Astana to host Kazakhstan Mechanical Engineers Forum - M.Pshembayev" - Kazakhstan Mechanical Engineers Forum will be held in Astana on October 1-2, this has been informed by Majilis deputy, chairman of Engineering Workers Union of Kazakhstan Meyram Pshembayev at a briefing in Central Communications Service.
bnews.kz. “Mona Lisa remains an enigma as body parts prove inconclusive"- Italian researchers said on Thursday they might have found bone fragments belonging to the woman immortalized by Leonardo da Vinci in his acclaimed "Mona Lisa" portrait. However, the limits of current technology made it impossible to say for certain whether they had discovered the remains of Lisa Gherardini, who is thought to have sat for Leonardo and who was the wife of Florentine silk merchant Francesco del Giocondo.
kaztag. “Database of Prosecutor's General annually replenished with 3000 corruptionists"- The database of the General Prosecutor's Office is annually replenished with 3000 corruptionists, said Zhakip Asanov, deputy prosecutor general. "The database (of the committee of legal statistics and special accounting-KazTAG) includes 50 000 people today punished for corruption. They will never be able to take posts in the state service. Every year this list is replenished with 3000 people," he said. "So many broken destinies, so much money is spent by the state for their education, there are so many professionals among them," he said. He added in many cases "closeness, non transparency of their work provoked their actions".