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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

      Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties
      May26

      Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties

      BISHKEK (TCA) — As Central Asian countries badly need foreign investment for their economic growth, and this investment could mainly come from China, we are republishing this article by George Voloshin, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor: China hosted a major international gathering on May 14 and 15....

      Kazakhstan hosts forum on Internet development in Central Asia
      May25

      Kazakhstan hosts forum on Internet development in Central Asia

      ALMATY (TCA) — The OSCE-supported eighth annual Central Asian Forum on Internet Development began on May 24 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Some 150 government officials, representatives from civil society, media-related non-governmental organizations, professional associations, experts, lawyers and journalists from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy,...

      Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan pledge game-changing energy, power cooperation
      May23

      Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan pledge game-changing energy, power cooperation

      BISHKEK (TCA) — Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has so far built the most friendly and close relations with next-door neighbor Turkmenistan, with other Central Asian neighbors also mending ties with Tashkent in various spheres. We are republishing this article on the issue, originally published by EurasiaNet.org: The love affair between...

      Kazakhstan seeks to reduce Russian media influence amid Moscow-West spat
      May13

      Kazakhstan seeks to reduce Russian media influence amid Moscow-West spat

      BISHKEK (TCA) — In an attempt to maintain good relations with the West, Kazakhstan is trying to resist to Russian propaganda in its media and social-life spheres — a rather difficult task given a large ethnic Russian minority in Kazakhstan. Here below we are republishing this article by George Voloshin on the issue, originally published by The...

      MDBs reduce finance for CIS countries, including in Central Asia, in Q1 2017
      May09

      MDBs reduce finance for CIS countries, including in Central Asia, in Q1 2017

      BISHKEK (TCA) — In Q1 2017, multilateral development banks (MDBs) reduced finance for the CIS countries four times compared to Q4 2016 and 1.9 times compared to Q1 2016, according to the review ‘An Overview of Investments by Multilateral Development Banks in Q1 2017 in the CIS Countries’ distributed by Eurasian Development Bank’s...

      Kyrgyzstan to repair Prosecutor General’s Office building burned in April 2010
      May08

      Kyrgyzstan to repair Prosecutor General’s Office building burned in April 2010

      BISHKEK (TCA) — The Bishkek municipality has decided to repair the building of Kyrgyzstan’s Prosecutor General’s Office that was burned down during the violent change of power in April 2010. The total area of the building located in downtown Bishkek, near the Central Square, is 4,650 square meters. It is planned to strengthen the...

      Uzbekistan manufactured 88 thousand cars in 2016
      May03

      Uzbekistan manufactured 88 thousand cars in 2016

      TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan is a leading manufacturer of passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the region of Central Asia, the Jahon information agency reported. In 2016, a total of 88.2 thousand cars, 3,420 ISUZU buses and trucks, and a thousand of MAN trucks went from the production lines of Uzbekistan’s automobile manufacturer JSC...

      Russia: Petersburg metro blast sets off hunt for Central Asian terrorists
      Apr30

      Russia: Petersburg metro blast sets off hunt for Central Asian terrorists

      BISHKEK (TCA) — As the Russian authorities’ investigation of the April 3 bombing in St. Petersburg’s subway, allegedly organized and carried out by natives of Central Asia, has caused more questions than answers, we are republishing this article by Peter Leonard, originally published by EurasiaNet.org: There is work under way to lay...

      Uzbekistan’s Shurtan gas chemical plant to increase production capacity
      Apr21

      Uzbekistan’s Shurtan gas chemical plant to increase production capacity

      TASHKENT (TCA) — Uzbekistan’s national oil and gas company Uzbekneftegaz has presented a new concept of implementation of the investment project on expansion of the production capacity of the Shurtan Gas Chemical Plant, the Jahon information agency reported. Previously, the company planned to increase the annual capacity of polyethylene...

      Central Asia, Caucasus, Iran and China expand cooperation in railway transport
      Apr18

      Central Asia, Caucasus, Iran and China expand cooperation in railway transport

      BISHKEK (TCA) — Expansion of regional cooperation in the railway transport is in the focus of the two-day Economic Cooperation Organization’s railway authorities meeting that opened in Baku, Azerbaijan on April 17 with the participation of representatives from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan,...