Multimedia / Kyrgyzstan

Photoreport: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan during the coronavirus pandemic

Asel Sultan 26.03.20

How Kazakhstanis and Kyrgyzstanis live in a state of emergency due to the spread of coronavirus infection.

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Kyrgyzstan: How Religious Communities Make Use of Modern Technologies?

cabar.asia 24.03.20

Representatives of various religions are actively trying to use modern technologies. Progress of the means of communications provide a good opportunity to find new followers, to communicate with each other, to learn about other faiths and religions. 

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5-Stan Podcast: How Local Elections Might Affect Parliamentary Elections in Kyrgyzstan?

cabar.asia 20.03.20

How local elections might affect parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan? Will the elections be postponed due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic? On pro-government parties, the political landscape, and new technologies in the CABAR.asia podcast.

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Alcohol Consumption in Central Asia

Alcohol consumption is a social issue in Central Asia. The authorities of countries in the region regularly hold campaigns to reduce alcohol consumption and improve the citizens’ health. The issue nonetheless remains relevant and data on the region presents compelling numbers and trends.

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Rural Clubs: Vanishing Regional Culture of Kyrgyzstan

Cultural centres or rural clubs that used to be cultural centres in the regions of Kyrgyzstan are now in deplorable condition and are not used as intended.

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Trends in Modern Labor Migration in Central Asia

Zulfiya Raissova 13.02.20

Migrant workers make up a significant part of the Central Asian population, who are abroad. Previously, the main flow of migrants worked in Russia. However, over the past five years, the geography of labor migration has changed.

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Discrepancies in Customs Statistics of Central Asian Countries

Jyldyz Sarieva 24.01.20

Recently, various publications circulate materials on the difference in commodity circulations between Central Asian countries and major partners. Deficiencies were indicated in the figures between the figures of the customs services of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan with China. This article shows attempts to identify a similar situation in other countries of the region.

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Kyrgyzstan: Religion is Not an Obstacle to Women’s Entrepreneurship

cabar.asia 17.01.20

The attitude towards women entrepreneurs in religious communities is ambiguous and often controversial: from full approval to obvious reproof. However, women’s participation in the business domain is an economic impetus for the national development and prosperity. Whereas religious pluralism that is developing in the Kyrgyzstan society is a trend that contributes to the strengthening of the state.
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How Harmful is the Air in Central Asia – Explained on The Graphs

Edil Baiyzbekov 15.01.20

The concentration of harmful particles in Nur Sultan exceeds the annual norm by 2.5 times. Air quality in Almaty did not exceed the norm for only one day in five months. Bishkek often falls into the top of the most polluted cities in the world. The most dangerous days in 2019 for Dushanbe were summer and autumn, when dusty storms covered the city. In Ashgabat, the level of air pollution rarely exceeds the acceptable  norm. Air in Tashkent was harmful 80% of the days in 2019. 

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Sexual harassment in Kyrgyzstan: Impunity and Reprehension of Victims (infographics)

Aizada Toma 18.12.19

In Kyrgyzstan, every fourth woman experiences work harassment. (more…)