france24.com. “From inmate to graduate: getting a liberal arts degree in jail”- What happens when violent convicts are taught liberal arts? According to hundreds of US felons who have gained degrees in philosophy and literature, higher education is transformative for both the student and society. Byron Ortiz has been in prison since 1992, when he was convicted of homicide at 19. Having spent most of his life in Guatemala, Ortiz barely spoke English when he began his 30-year sentence. Today, he holds a master's degree in Literature and Language at a prestigious US university.
trend.az. "Changes in composition of Kazakh oil company's board of directors"- Changes in the composition of the board of directors of Kazakh oil company KazTransOil JSC have taken place, the press service of the Kazakh company reported. The changes occurred in connection with the submission by a member of the board of directors of KazTransOil JSC Kairgeldy Kabyldin of written notice on the early termination of his powers since January 12, 2016, according to the company.
inform.kz. “Samruk-Kazyna appoints new managing director"- Staffing changes are made within the framework of the fund's transition to the new organizational structure. According to the press service of Samruk Kazyna JSC, chairman of the fund Umirzak Shukeyev appointed Baljeet Kaur as managing director of the company. She will be responsible for strategy and portfolio of investments of JSC "Samruk-Kazyna".