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    ‘Wombs for rent’ business flourishes in communist Laos
    Jun08

    ‘Wombs for rent’ business flourishes in communist Laos

    VIENTIANE: Dozens of fertility clinics have mushroomed in land-locked Laos after scandals over commercial surrogacy have spurred wealthier southeast Asian neighbors to ban the controversial procedure since 2015. The gleaming, modern clinics have names featuring words such as “Miracle” and “Perfect” to help them stand out amid the dusty...

    Tennis: Halep pulls off great escape to join Pliskova in semis
    Jun08

    Tennis: Halep pulls off great escape to join Pliskova in semis

    PARIS (AFP) – Simona Halep produced an incredible escape act to reach the French Open semi-finals on Wednesday, while Karolina Pliskova ended the run of the lone remaining home hope Caroline Garcia.Romanian third seed Halep saved a match point as she trailed Elina Svitolina 6-3, 5-1 before launching a sensational comeback to stun the...

    Experts, Microsoft push for global NGO to expose hackers
    Jun08

    Experts, Microsoft push for global NGO to expose hackers

    TALLINN: As cyberattacks sow ever greater chaos worldwide, IT titan Microsoft and independent experts are pushing for a new global NGO tasked with the tricky job of unmasking the hackers behind them. Dubbed the “Global Cyber Attribution Consortium”, according to a recent report by the Rand Corporation think-tank, the NGO would probe major...

    Azerbaijan to open Trading House in Ukraine
    Jun07

    Azerbaijan to open Trading House in Ukraine

    Azerbaijan will open its Trading House in Ukraine, AzerTag reports quoting Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev. …read more Source:...

    French Open: Rafa Nadal takes to Roland Garros with eyes on semifinal against Djokovic
    Jun07

    French Open: Rafa Nadal takes to Roland Garros with eyes on semifinal against Djokovic

    Nine-time champion Rafa Nadal is back in action as he takes on fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in the quarter-finals, with a possible last-four meeting with Novak Djokovic looming. While fourth seed Nadal, playing one of his best Roland Garros, is expected to overwhelm his compatriot on Court Philippe Chatrier, defending champion Novak...

    Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking
    Jun07

    Kazakhstan jumps 15 spots on IMD World Competitiveness ranking

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan climbed from 47th to 32th place in the IMD World Competitiveness ranking, evaluating business efficiency, public finance and domestic economy. The new ranking shows Kazakhstan surpassing states such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal,...

    French Open: Rohan Bopanna eyes final spot in mixed doubles with Gabriela Dabrowski
    Jun07

    French Open: Rohan Bopanna eyes final spot in mixed doubles with Gabriela Dabrowski

    Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian teammate Gabriela Dabrowski will aim to book their place in the finals of the French Open when they head into their mixed doubles semi-final clash on Wednesday. In the clay court grand slam, the seventh-seeded Indo-Canadian duo will play take on third-seeded pair of Czech Republic’s Andrea...

    Almaty city the most business-friendly in Kazakhstan — World Bank study
    Jun07

    Almaty city the most business-friendly in Kazakhstan — World Bank study

    ASTANA (TCA) — Entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan navigate a wide range of regulatory practices, depending on where they start and operate their business, says the World Bank Group’s Subnational Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2017 report, released on June 6. Doing business in Kazakhstan can be complex, but it is relatively inexpensive, finds the...

    Aram Khachaturian Competition to mark the composer’s 114th birth anniversary
    Jun06

    Aram Khachaturian Competition to mark the composer’s 114th birth anniversary

    Today is 114th birth anniversary of world-famous composer Aram Khachaturian. On this occasion the solemn opening ceremony of the 13th Aram Khachaturian Competition will take place at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall tonight. Konstantin Orbelyan, Honored Artist of Russia, Artistic Director of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet after Alexander...

    EXPO 2017:  The motto of the pavilion of Ukraine – Energy of creative people
    Jun06

    EXPO 2017: The motto of the pavilion of Ukraine – Energy of creative people

    The energy of creative people became Ukraine’s slogan which will represent the country’s achievements at Astana EXPO 2017. …read more Source: Kazakh...

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