Tajik authorities claim that registering of the mobile devices is necessary for security reasons. However, experts consider this as a desire to replenish the budget and strengthen control over the citizens’ lives. (more…)
By June 1, 2020, the government of Uzbekistan will introduce the State Programme for Uzbek Language Development and Language Policy Improvement for 2020-2030, and also the revised law “On state language”. (more…)
The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on the construction sphere of Kyrgyzstan. According to experts, construction companies are likely to delay already launched construction projects despite their promise to complete them beyond the due date. (more…)
A team of WHO experts has been in Tajikistan for over a week, monitoring the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. What conclusions they came to is still unknown. However, some experts are already saying that the World Health Organization failed its mission to Tajikistan.
Region’s business conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
As of April 27, 820 healthcare workers are infected with coronavirus in Kazakhstan. According to the Ministry of Health, 66% of them were not involved in the care and treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the public events ban, the large-scale celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War are not planned this year in Central Asian countries (except Turkmenistan). Celebrations and parades will be held in a new format: as non-contact as possible.
While the world continues to develop COVID-19 vaccine, coronavirus cases are treated according to protocols developed in every single country. However, not everyone is pleased with the treatment. Both in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan there are cases when patients refuse treatment.
Five flooded villages, over 31 thousand evacuated residents: these are the consequences of the floodwaters from Uzbekistan for Southern Kazakhstan. The evaluation of the scale and damage the disaster caused will only be possible after it ends. Meanwhile, the water keeps coming. (more…)
Political analysts of Kazakhstan explain this decision differently and suggest versions of further prospects. (more…)