Kazakstan has 2,763 media outlets, the majority of which are print media, according to information of the Kazak ministry of information and communications. According to marketing researches, television is still the most popular kind of media. Domestic KTK channel is the most popular, with 13.8 per cent of rating. According to expert assessments, Russian TV channels are the most popular with the audience. According to some experts, the authorities have cleared the competitive media field from opposition players and lost control over public opinion.
Criminal prosecution for possessing extremist materials is a part of general repressive policy carried out in Kyrgyzstan and other states of Central Asia under the guise of combating Islamic extremism, as noted in the Human Rights Watch report. (more…)
The insurance portion of pension consists of two components: first and second insurance portions
New law aims to increase state oversight on some religious minorities.
The status of school education system in Western countries is not as dire as in Kyrgyzstan, yet has identical issues.
Islamic banking was first launched not very long ago – 40 years ago. However, Islamic principles have become in focus of the world financial sector after the global recession because Islamic financial institutions, unlike conventional ones, have proved to be stable.
It’s not easy to understand how the Social Fund of the Kyrgyz Republic calculates the amount of pension. (more…)
The disputes at the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the main new project of the republic, will now be adjudicated by a special court based on the English law.
Kazakstan’s secondary education system goes through reforms designed to solve the issues of overcrowding, poor funding in the majority of schools, and obsolete teaching techniques. (more…)