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3 hrs ago | Trend

Kyrgyzstan, Korea discuss cooperation in culture

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 16 By Aygun Badalova - Trend: The cooperation in the area of culture was discussed during the meeting of Kyrgyzstan's minister of culture, information and tourism Kamila Talieva with Korean Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Kim Chang Gyu, Kabar news agency reported on Sept.

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6 hrs ago | AkiPress

14:31 President Atambayev accepts resignation of Interior Minister

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met with Interior Minister Abdulda Suranchiyev on September 16, reports the president's press service. Abdulda Suranchiev submitted the letter of resignation to the President in line with the Article 87 of the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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11:30 Teachers paid salaries below minimum subsistence level in...

The average monthly salary of teachers in several towns and districts of Kyrgyzstan is below the minimum subsistence level, Asylbek Toktogulov, Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of Kyrgyzstan, said at the field session of the parliamentary committee on education, science, culture and sport on September 16. "However, in several towns and districts of Kyrgyzstan the average salary does not reach even this level. Thus, in Kok-Jangak town it is 5,418 som, in Mailuu-Suu 5,195 som, in Aravan district 5,344 som, in Tokmok town 5,012 som, in Talas town 4,986 som, in Jety-Oguz district 5,572 som," he added.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Otorbayev, EU Envoy discuss Kyrgyzstan's support in building ...

Democratic transformations in the country have become sustainable, Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev said at the meeting with EU Envoy for Central Asia Janos Herman on September 15. "Kyrgyzstan will continue reforms so that democratic transformations become sustainable. We are interested in cooperation with the EU countries having a huge experience in building of democracy with a strong civil society," he said.

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13:04 Ton district in Issyk-Kul to mark 120th birthday of Manas narrator Sayakbai Karalayev

Ton district in Issyk-Kul region will host spiritual, cultural and scientific event dedicated to the 120th birthday of great Manas epic narrator Sayakbai Karalayev from September 18 to 24, organizer Talantaaly Bakchiev said AKIpress on September 15. The event will take place near the village of Ak Olon the birthplace of Sayakbai Karalayev and place where the narrator gained his gift. The purpose of the event is raise awareness of the traditional ways of telling the stories of the epic Manas.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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12:01 82yo resident of Ak-Suu district shows how to perform traditional kara jorgo dance

Sagynbek Baltabayev has 10 children, 29 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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17:46 Villages of Issyk-Kul region lack authorized landfills

Villages of Issyk-Kul region lack authorized landfills, according to a report of the State Inspectorate on Environmental and Technical Safety on Jety-Oguz, Ak-Suu and Tyup districts. As a result, people may "throw away their garbage anywhere."

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The Kyrgyzstan Preschool Lottery

A serious shortage of kindergartens has driven the few who can afford it into private schools of debatable quality. First in an occasional series.

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17:07 Kyrgyzstan stands for soonest creation of SCO Development Fund, Bank

Kyrgyzstan stands for the soonest creation of Shanghai Cooperation Organization Development Fund and Bank, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev said at the SCO Summit on September 12 in Dushanbe. "The Kyrgyz Republic believes economic cooperation should become a cementing agent in strengthening of our Organization.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

EurasiaNet

Kyrgyzstan: Arbitration Suits Weighing Bishkek Down

Shares in the Kumtor gold mine could be the target of angry foreign investors, who feel slighted by the Kyrgyz government in business deals that turned sour. There are currently at least nine unresolved disputes between the Kyrgyz government and international investors.

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Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan to cooperate in improving civil service management

The Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the State Personnel Service of the Kyrgyz Republic signed a memorandum of cooperation in the sphere of improving civil service management on Sept.11. The memorandum was signed by the chairman of the Civil Service Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Bahram Khalilov and the chairman of Kyrgyzstan's State Personnel Service, Aaly Karashev.

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13:59 Centerra Gold Inc. terminates agreement as it wants to continue ...

"We have realized and the whole world realized we deluded ourselves on Kumtor. But we will be unable to return anything, since we fear to be stuck in court proceedings," MP Omurbek Tekebayev said on Parliament Radio on September 11, reports Tazabek.

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11:45 EU assesses fulfilment of conditions for disbursement of 5...

An independent expert team led by Mr Peter Tasker presented its conclusions on the review of the Government's fulfilment of conditions for a 5 million euro budget support disbursement last week. The conclusions were presented at a Steering Committee Meeting at the Ministry of Finance in Bishkek, the EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic said.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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16:21 Experts discuss problems of water deficit, melting of glaciers in Issyk-Kul

The scientific-practical conference on "The Impact of Climate Changes on Water Resources" is held in the village of Chok-Tal in Issyk-Kul region. The purpose of the event is to reduce the negative impact of climate change on glaciers and water resources, reported the Kyrgyz Emergency Situations Ministry's press service on September 10. The conference is attended by the heads of Climatology Research Institutes of near and far abroad, scientists and by hydrometeorological services of the CIS countries.

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Azerbaijani president receives delegation led by Kyrgyzstan's first deputy PM

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by First Deputy Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, chair of the Azerbaijan-Kyrgyzstan intergovernmental economic-humanitarian commission Tayirbek Sarpashev. First Deputy Prime Minister Tayirbek Sarpashev conveyed greetings on behalf of President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev to the head of state.

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17:02 Solar energy to heat school in Ak-Kochkor village of Issyk-Kul region

A school was opened in the village of Ak-Kochkor on 10 September, which will be heated by solar panels. The project was funded by the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation , rural council and the population .

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

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08:01 World Nomad Games kick off in Kyrgyzstan

The official opening ceremony of the 1st World Nomad Games took place in Cholpon-Ata at the shore of the Issyk-Kul lake on September 9. The Games are aimed to demonstrate history of nomads, their traditions, lifestyles, culture. The organizers believe the competitions included into the program of the Games are as much spectacular and popular as sports included in the Olympic Games.

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09:24 45 athletes from Kazakhstan participate in World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata

The Kazakh delegation is led by Minister of Culture and Sports Arystanbek Muhamediuly and Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kyrgyz Republic Beibit Isabayev. "The sports delegation of Kazakhstan will be represented by 45 athletes and 11 coaches.

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Will Kyrgyzstan's Winter be a Blackout Again?

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. Kyrgyz Internet users have called it their "Annual Groundhog Day", a seeming time loop consisting of things a person does in the dark chill of a winter electricity shutoff.

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Court of Appeal postpones Ahangarancement case in Uzbekistan

Board of Appeals of the Tashkent Regional Economic Court adjourned the case on the claim of the Russian Eurocement Group holding due to the decision to invalidate the privatization of Ahangarancement JSC. Representatives of the Eurocement Group asked for extra time in order to strike an amicable agreement with the defendant - the State Committee for Privatization, Demonopolization and Development of Competition of Uzbekistan.

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