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KIMEP students receive new media center as gift from ExxonMobil Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan -The Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP) has launched a new modern multimedia production center, called "ExxonMobil Media Center."

27 2009 | Viewed: 1 194 | News / Theme of day | Read full
CORRECTED-Kazakh Astana Finance seeks $650 mln debt cut

ALMATY, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Kazakh lender Astana Finance said on Monday it had asked foreign creditors to cut its $1 billion debt by 65 percent in a debt restructuring deal.

26 2009 | Viewed: 769 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Toshiba eyes rare metals JV with Kazatomprom in '09

TOKYO, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp (6502.T) said on Friday that it aims to set up a joint venture by year-end with Kazakhstan state-owned firm Kazatomprom on the procurement of rare metals, eyeing growing demand for materials such as rare earth, used in motors for electric vehicles. (Reporting byMayumi Negishi)

26 2009 | Viewed: 774 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Nokia could seek up to $1 billion for iPhones: analysts

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Apple faces the possibility of having to pay the world's top cellphone maker Nokia up to $1 billion for the technologies used in iPhones sold so far if it loses a lawsuit brought by Nokia, analysts said.

25 2009 | Viewed: 691 | News / Theme of day | Read full
American journalism needs public support

American journalism is at a transformational moment, in which an era of dominant newspapers is rapidly giving way to one in which the gathering and distribution of news is more widely dispersed.

23 2009 | Viewed: 655 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Summers: U.S. economic recovery on track

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is firmly poised for a recovery from its deep recession but growth may be moderate and the job market will not revive immediately, senior White House aide Lawrence Summers predicted on Wednesday.

23 2009 | Viewed: 679 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Dollar drops through $1.50 against euro

The dollarfell through $1.50 against the euro for the first time in 14 months on Wednesday as optimism over the prospects for global growth continued to weigh on the US currency.

22 2009 | Viewed: 753 | News / Theme of day | Read full
JSC Astana Finance signs a Memorandum of Understanding

JSC Astana Finance signs a Memorandum of Understanding with its Creditors' Committee to restructure Astana Finance's financial indebtedness.

21 2009 | Viewed: 813 | News / Theme of day | Read full
White House Escalates War on Fox News

Senior Obama administration officials took to the airwaves Sunday to accuse Fox News of pushing a particular point of view and not being a real news network.

20 2009 | Viewed: 707 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Carrefour beats hasty Russian retreat

Carrefour, Europe's biggest retailer, is to pull out of Russia only months after opening its first stores there, blaming its rapid departure on its inability to reach a "leadership" position in the market.

17 2009 | Viewed: 709 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Lazard chief Wasserstein dies at 61

Bruce Wasserstein, the head of the Lazard investment bank and "the father of modern M&A", died on Wednesday after a career that put him at the centre of global dealmaking from the go-go days of the 1980s to the currentKraftbid forCadbury.

15 2009 | Viewed: 632 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Bundesbank to have sole banking oversight

Germany's new government will appoint the Bundesbank, the German central bank, as sole regulator for banks and strip Bafin, the financial market watchdog, of its banking remit, officials said on Thursday.

12 2009 | Viewed: 800 | News / Theme of day | Read full
The triumph of the monthly bill

Subscriptions have succoured media firms during the recession. That may not last.

12 2009 | Viewed: 791 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Exxon Mobil Regains Top Ranking as PetroChina Falls

Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) --Exxon Mobil Corp.regained its ranking as the world's most valuable company, overtaking PetroChina Co. after Chinese price controls failed to keep pace with rising crude costs, squeezing profits on refined fuels.

8 2009 | Viewed: 746 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Kazakhstan secures Alliance Bank restructuring

The Kazakh government this week secured a deal with creditors to restructureAlliance Bankin an innovative move that allows it to emerge as a going concern from the credit crisis.

8 2009 | Viewed: 799 | News / Theme of day | Read full
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