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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

    Uzbekistan holds Central Asian International Exhibition
    Nov17

    Uzbekistan holds Central Asian International Exhibition

    TASHKENT (TCA) — The Central Asian International Exhibition – 2017 started in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on November 15. “Mining World Uzbekistan – 2017”, “Machinery Central Asia – 2017”, “Trans Uzbekistan/Trans Logistica – 2017” and “CAIPS/Securika Central Asia – 2017” international exhibitions began their work within its framework, the Jahon...

    Man convicted for ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ on social network in north Kazakhstan
    Nov15

    Man convicted for ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ on social network in north Kazakhstan

    ASTANA (TCA) — A court in Kazakhstan’s northern city of Petropavlovsk has sentenced a man to two years in prison on charges of inciting ethnic hatred via the Internet, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reports. Regional anti-extremism directorate chief Ruslan Mukhambetzhanov told journalists that Sergei Khandogin, a 45-year-old Petropavlovsk...

    Kazakhstan adopts new military doctrine
    Oct27

    Kazakhstan adopts new military doctrine

    ASTANA (TCA) — In the new geopolitical realities in the Central Asia region and the world, Kazakhstan has adopted a new Military Doctrine identifying the country’s security threats and ways to counter such threats. We are republishing this article by Anna Gussarova on the issue, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s...

    EDB accounts for 60% of private sector financing by MDBs for CIS countries
    Oct27

    EDB accounts for 60% of private sector financing by MDBs for CIS countries

    BISHKEK (TCA) — In Q3 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) approved CIS project financing for a total of US$ 1.5 billion, including 60% of sovereign funding and 40% of private sector funding, according to Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) Analytical Review. In Q3 2017, investment project financing originated by MDBs in the CIS...

    Kazakhstan faces three kinds of separatist threats
    Oct23

    Kazakhstan faces three kinds of separatist threats

    ASTANA (TCA) — As separatist trends are getting stronger in the world, as in Spain’s Catalonia and Iraq’s Kurdistan, Kazakhstan, too, may face separatist threats, largely caused by the government’s internal economic policies. We are republishing this article by Paul Goble on the issue, originally published by The Jamestown...

    Mutual investments in CIS, including Central Asia, grow as Russian economy recovers
    Oct12

    Mutual investments in CIS, including Central Asia, grow as Russian economy recovers

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The downward trend governing the changes of foreign direct investment (FDI) stock of CIS countries — including five post-Soviet republics of Central Asia — during the period from 2013 to 2015 has been replaced with significant growth. According to the latest data, in 2016 mutual CIS and Georgia FDI stock increased by 7.9% to $45.1...

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election
    Oct11

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly observers to monitor Kyrgyzstan presidential election

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly says it is deploying a mission of 40 international observers, including 29 parliamentarians from 22 countries, to Kyrgyzstan for the 15 October presidential election. The observers arrive in Bishkek this week for several days of briefings before deploying to polling stations for election day...

    Kazakhstan ranks 57th on competitiveness list
    Oct02

    Kazakhstan ranks 57th on competitiveness list

    ASTANA (TCA) — Russia has led its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with the highest ranking among the group in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report. Russia ranked 38th on the list of 137 countries rated in this year’s WEF report, while Kazakhstan was next at the 57th position on the Global...

    Multilateral development banks increase financing for CIS projects
    Aug05

    Multilateral development banks increase financing for CIS projects

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Multilateral development banks (MDBs) increased financing for Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) projects, including in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, in Q2 2017 compared to Q1 2017 by 125% or up to US $2.36 billion, according to the Review of Investment Activities of Multilateral...

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards
    Jun29

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On 30 June the southern Kyrgyzstan city of Osh will host a round table “On the protection of lawyers’ rights and ethical standards of the legal profession”, organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform, in cooperation with the Kyrgyz and the Paris Bars. The objective of the roundtable is to provide exposure to best...

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