BISHKEK (TCA) — Growth remains stable across most of developing Asia due to robust domestic demand, buoyant oil and gas prices, and a consolidation of India’s growth rebound. But escalating trade tensions will test the region’s resilience, underscoring the importance of efforts to bolster trade ties among its countries, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
Kyrgyzstan has selected Tunku Kyrsyk (Night Accident), directed by Temirbek Birnazarov, as its submission for consideration in the best foreign-language film Oscar category.
BISHKEK, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Kyrgyz parliament on Wednesday elected Tokon Mamytov, former vice prime minister for security issues, as the country's new ombudsman.
The Diplomat: Kyrgyzstan should focus on genuine threats, not throw people in jail for the videos they watch or the books they read.
BISHKEK, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The active stage of the joint anti-terrorism exercise "Issyk-Kul Anti-terror 2018" by member states of the Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS) has started in Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security said Tuesday.
A Bishkek student is dividing Kyrgyzstan with a her viral feminist pop anthem. Singer Zere Asylbek, who performs under the name Zere, released Kyz (Girl in English) in July, but the clip became widly popular two months later after being picked up by another Kyrgyz YouTube channel.
Culture of abduction, rape and forced marriage violates women’s rights in Kyrgyzstan, UN experts find
GENEVA (18 September 2018) — Women in Kyrgyzstan suffer grave and systematic violations of their human rights due to a culture of abduction, rape and forced marriage, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women found in an inquiry published today into so-called “bride kidnapping” in the country.
This year’s World Nomad Games, a celebration of nomadic heritage, took place in the Issyk-Kul province of Kyrgyzstan. Eleanor Moseman photographed female competitors who had travelled from all over central Asia and eastern Europe, and explored the difficulties and challenges they face as competitors
In the aftermath of Kyrgyzstan's 2010 revolution, the country's Uzbek minority population has seen their position worsen — and Uzbek women have been marginalised most of all.
CHOLPON-ATA, Kyrgyzstan — The American team that played a brutal version of polo at the World Nomad Games does not expect the sport to get picked up by the Olympics any time soon.