COVID-19

Students from Central Asia Cannot Get Back to Study in Russia

CABAR.asia 16.09.20

The pandemic has changed the teaching process in all countries in the world. Many students cannot continue studying at universities due to closed borders. Students from Central Asia who study in Russia have encountered this situation, too. (more…)

How Much Money Did the Central Asian Countries Receive to Fight COVID-19?

Altynay Karimova 15.09.20

What kind of monetary assistance from foreign organizations did the Central Asian countries receive in the fight against COVID-19 and its consequences?

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How well are you aware of Covid-19? Take a quiz!

It’s been more than six months since the outbreak of Covid-19, also known as coronavirus, in the world. The World Health Organisation, government of every country have taken various measures to reduce the scope of its spread among people since the beginning of the pandemic. (more…)

Tajikistan: Measures Taken Not Enough to Support Business 

CABAR.asia 13.08.20

The authorities of Tajikistan have announced the measures to support businesses and the poor amid new coronavirus pandemic. However, according to experts, these measures are not enough. (more…)

Kazakhstan: Were the Billions of Dollars Effectively Spent on Countering COVID-19?

Asel Sultan 12.08.20

The coronavirus pandemic cost all countries a lot. Kazakhstan spent almost $13 billion on countering COVID-19, but the mass infection was not prevented. There was a shortage of medicines and hospital beds. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Number of Covid-19 Cases in Issyk Kul Region is Rising

Despite the epidemic, the shores of Issyk Kul are full of visitors. Also, the number of coronavirus cases is rising. (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Business Owners at Issyk Kul Try to Survive by Means of Domestic Tourists

CABAR.asia 04.08.20

Due to coronavirus pandemic, businesses cannot rely on foreign visitors this year. And the flow of domestic tourists is rather small. 

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“Coronavirus” Bonuses to Health Workers in Kazakhstan: Will Be or Won’t Be

Gulnaz Mustafa 28.07.20

Kazakhstan suspended additional payments to health workers who are involved in the struggle against coronavirus despite the fact that the situation in the country got worse significantly.

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Kyrgyzstan: Tough Fight against Covid-19 and Pneumonia

CABAR.asia 27.07.20

The number of bearers of coronavirus and pneumonia has increased sharply since the beginning of summer in Kyrgyzstan. A range of activists and experts are confident that pneumonia is directly related to Covid-19. After the criticism by the public and recommendations given by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the authorities of the republic joined the statistical data and now the country tops the sad rankings of the number of cases and deaths from coronavirus. (more…)

Forced Digitalization of Public Services in Kazakhstan During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Altynay Karimova 24.06.20

The coronavirus pandemic in Kazakhstan has pushed for a massive transition to the digital environment. The situation with forced digitalization was a good lesson and revealed shortcomings in the provision of public services online.

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