During the past 10 years, foreign investors withdrew more than $5 billion of profits from the Kyrgyz companies. Of these, 16% were withdrawn in 2020.
A draft constitution will be put to the plebiscite. It is remarkably different from its current version – both by its agenda and by the distribution of authorities.
According to experts, in Kazakhstan, about 80% of facilities are inaccessible for people with disabilities, and 20% can be considered partially accessible.
The widespread penetration of internet into daily life causes new types of issues. For example, the harassment and insult of a person on social media and other platforms.
On March 2, the amended Law “On Compulsory Military Responsibilities and Military Service” came into force in Tajikistan. The amendments were actively discussed in society, since the undergraduates and students of higher educational institutions, who, in fact, should be exempt from military service, began receiving summons from the military registration offices. (more…)
In 2020, the number of internet frauds in Kazakhstan increased by 70.6 per cent, according to the legal statistics and special records committee of the General Prosecutor’s Office.
Despite the weak economy of Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz som is considered one of the stable currencies in the CIS. You can learn about this and other interesting facts from our quiz.
In 2020, the number of investment pyramid schemes sharply increased in Kazakhstan. The losses from such activities of “fundraising business” increased tenfold during the past year. Despite the widespread informational propaganda of financial literacy, Kazakhstan residents continue to give their savings to fraudsters of all kinds.
The domestic waste landfills pollute rivers and soil, and contribute to the spread of infectious diseases in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) in Tajikistan.
Gorno-Badakhshan occupies almost half of the Tajikistan’s territory, and is known in the world as ‘The Pamirs’ or ‘The Roof of the World’. The plastic waste accumulation is the acute problem in this high-mountainous remote region. (more…)