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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 02:37:28 GMT
Tourism in Kyrgyzstan: big potential, poor results  -  Times of Central Asia (subscription)
BISHKEK (TCA) — Reforms undertaken by Kyrgyzstan's Government, including the introduction of a visa-free regime for 45 developed countries, have helped to increase the number of tourists visiting the country. Leading world journals have included ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 06:16:00 GMT

Prime Minister cancels Kyrgyzstan visit  -  Aaj Tv (press release) (blog)
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday cancelled his visit to Kyrgyzstan that was scheduled on November 2, apparently due to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's plan to lock down Islamabad. The PM was to represent Pakistan in the Shanghai Co-operation ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 06:15:13 GMT
Prime Minister of Pakistan cancels visit to Kyrgyzstan  -  24
The Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif canceled his visit to Kyrgyzstan, scheduled for November 2. The Nation reported. The visit was, reportedly, canceled due to complicated political situation in the country - the protests of the opposition ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 04:41:01 GMT
10 percent growth in broadband Internet access to increase Kyrgyzstan's GDP by $ 105 million per year  -  24
In case of 10 percent growth in broadband Internet access, Kyrgyzstan's GDP will increase by $105 million per year, or by 1.5 percent. The Kyrgyz branch of the Internet Society (ISOC) made such a conclusion. If to increase the penetration of the World ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 04:13:16 GMT

PM cancels Kyrgyzstan visit  -  The Nation
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday cancelled his visit to Kyrgyzstan scheduled on Nov 2 in the face of the political situation back home which has acquired ugly look due to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf protest and their plan to lock down ...
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 03:08:04 GMT
Chinese premier to visit four Eurasian countries  -  ecns
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will pay official visits to Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Russia from Nov. 2 to 9, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang here on Friday. During his stay in Kyrgyzstan, Li will attend the 15th Shanghai Cooperation ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:48:40 GMT
Almazbek Atambayev: There will be no emergency schools by end of my term in Kyrgyzstan  -  24
"There will be no emergency schools by the end of my term in Kyrgyzstan," the head of the Kyrgyz Republic Almazbek Atambayev stated at the ceremony of handing presidential scholarships to students of higher education institutions. According to him, 24 ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:58:05 GMT

Kazakhstan Delivers 5 Million Rounds Of Small Arms And Ammunition To Kyrgyzstan  -  Defenseworld.net
Kazakhstan has delivered 5 million rounds of small arms and ammunition to Kyrgyzstan within a framework of providing military and technical assistance. "Agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on the provision of free military ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:38:17 GMT
Semen Uralov: Relations between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are more dependent on Tashkent's position than on ...  -  24
"Relations between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are more dependent on Tashkent's position than on Bishkek one," chief editor of the portal "Odnako. Eurasia" Semen Uralov told to 24.kg news agency. According to him, Kyrgyzstan participates in all the ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:32:09 GMT

Former Ketchikanite wins Peace Corp blog award  -  KRBD
Mark Jahnke in Kyrgyzstan . (Photo courtesy Mark Jahnke). A former Ketchikan resident and Peace Corps volunteer recently won a trip to Washington, D.C., after his blog about volunteering in Kyrgyzstan won an online social-media contest.