Kazakh and Chinese state oil firms' joint $3.3 billion acquisition of a Kazakh private upstream company has been delayed, Kazakhstan said on Wednesday without providing the timeframe or the reason for the delay.
Newly nervous post-Soviet states crack down on Western schools.
Eurasian Natural Resources Corp., a maker of ferroalloys and iron ore in Kazakhstan, pulled out of a $910 million rail project to connect its plants to China after failing to reach an agreement with the central Asian nation.
Bad debts rise to new highs; Investors tire of mounting problems
Kazakhstan's most prominent uranium industry figure, whose arrest has alarmed foreign investors in Central Asia's biggest economy, is in poor health and requires urgent medical attention, his wife said on Friday.
Kazakh activists are calling on police to conduct an objective investigation into a deadly traffic accident that involved one of the country's leading human rights activists, RFE/RL's Kazakh Service reports.
President Nazarbayev is not pleased with the expose.