From Small Things
Visiting Olim Kamalov and Sarvinoz Khojaeva is a bit like stepping into medieval Tajikistan.
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Which countries enjoy visa-free entry to Philippines?
The Department of Foreign Affairs has listed 157 countries where its nationals can travel to the Philippines for tourism or business, visa-free, for a period of stay of 30-days.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
12:57 Kyrgyz law enforcers receive training at Turkish International...
Ten officers of the Organized Crime Main Fighting Unit of the Interior Ministry of Kyrgyzstan are participating in the training program in Turkey, the Embassy of Turkey in Bishkek said on April 12. Turkish International Academy against Drugs and Organized Crime is an in-service training academy that holds national, international and regional ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Uzbekistan's Schizophrenic Relationship with Tourism
Tashkent is set to host an international tourism expo on April 17 and 18. But the timing isn't very auspicious, coming only a few days after state television warned viewers that inviting unknown foreigners to Uzbekistan is "like playing with fire."
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Travel Of Assistant Secretary Frantz To Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, South Africa, And Turkey
Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz will travel to Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, South Africa, and Turkey from April 8 to April 18, 2014.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Gays in Central Asia: Criminal relations
CENTRAL ASIA's republics are no bastions of tolerance. But now even the most liberal of the region's countries is moving to restrict gay life.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Three types of fun
It is now less than 30 days before I leave for Tajikistan to cross the 77 km long Fedchenko Glacier on my skis.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
U.S. to stress support for Central Asia after Crimea
A senior U.S. official will travel to two countries in Central Asia next week to emphasize U.S. support for the independence of post-Soviet states after Russia's annexation of Crimea.
Press Releases: Assistant Secretary Biswal Travel to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Biswal will travel March 31-April 2 to Astana and Almaty, Kazakhstan and April 2-4 to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Welcome To The Age Of Coal
Central Asia is known for many reasons but two things stand out in coverage of the region these days -- the geostrategic location in terms of security and its energy resources.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
13:07 Kyrgyz community to hold week of Kyrgyz culture in Shanghai
Kyrgyz community in China Kyrgyz Union plans to hold a cultural assembly in Shanghai, chairman of Kyrgyz Union youth association Talgat Moldaliyev said on March 19 at a press conference in Bishkek.