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2011-08-09 00:00:28

Leading U.S. air ambulance AirMed International recently completed a complicated 26-hour transport from central Asia to the United States to save a young man suffering from a widely undiagnosed and potentially fatal condition. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Leading U.S. air ambulance company AirMed International excels in international life-saving flights and recently completed a 26 hour transport from central Asia to the United States to save a young man suffering from a...

2011-06-09 05:01:00

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American University of Central Asia (AUCA) today signed an agreement with Mina Corp to create "The New Generation Academy" at AUCA. The Academy will offer an innovative one-year "bridging" program to talented high school graduates from across the Kyrgyz Republic who do not have the means to afford high quality private education. The Academy will begin teaching in September 2012. Mina Corp's initial funding of $2.5m will cover...

2010-12-17 16:14:00

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past week, Kyrgyz authorities tried to disrupt the operations of Mina Corp. in Kyrgyzstan by attempting to conduct an illegal raid on the company and thereby shut down its business. Kyrgyz officials blocked access to Mina Corp.'s premises on December 10 and continued to bar entry for several days. The offices were unsealed on December 13 after Mina's legal team confronted the authorities about the gross violation of...

2010-04-28 20:09:00

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past week Mina Corp has been in close contact with the U.S. Government and the Interim Government of Kyrgyzstan to respond to media articles containing false and misleading information about the company's activities in Kyrgyzstan. Mina Corp has confirmed to both governments that it has never had any ownership affiliations with Kyrgyz government officials, nor has it ever directed any U.S. Government funds to Kyrgyz officials. Mina...

2008-10-12 03:00:17

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 8 October Russia is going to invest in large energy projects in Kyrgyzstan, Russian Energy Minister Sergey Shmatko has said at the tenth session of the Kyrgyz-Russian inter-governmental commission. Large investments will be possible after the two heads of state sign an agreement in the energy sphere. Omurgul Toktonazarova gives the details. [Passage omitted: Kyrgyz Energy Minister Saparbek Balkibekov greeted Sergey Shmatko at the...

2008-10-11 12:00:09

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 8 October Medicines produced in Kyrgyzstan will soon appear in chemist's shops. A new pharmaceutical plant has been launched on the territory of the Bishkek free economic zone. The plant will produce 500m pills, 100m capsules and 12m flacons with sterile antibiotics [a year]. The main goal of the company is to supply Kyrgyz residents with affordable and quality medicines. President Kurmanbek Bakiyev launched the plant....

2008-10-10 15:00:30

Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg website Bishkek, 10 October: "Uzbekistan will find reserves to supply natural gas to Kyrgyzstan without interruption in the first quarter of 2009 in a volume which will be by 150m cubic metres more than in the first quarter of 2008," President Kurmanbek Bakiyev said at the end of a meeting of the presidents of the Central Asian countries [in Bishkek] today. Bakiyev said that the main subject of the session was cooperation in the...

2008-10-10 15:00:16

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 10 October [Presenter] It was a quite busy day today for CIS leaders. Quick coverage of two important events required a lot of concentration from the media. Organizers have set up a special media centre at the Ak-Keme hotel. A large flow of information was managed from there. A whole army of journalists arrived to cover three important events. Their number was more than 400. Kunduz Joldubayev has the details in his report about how...

2008-10-10 09:00:45

Text of report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 10 October A session of the Interstate Council of the Eurasian Economic Community at a level of the heads of state began [in the Kyrgyz capital] this afternoon. It has considered 18 issues, including a strategy for economic development of the CIS and priority directions of cooperation between CIS countries in the transport, energy and others spheres. The government's press service has reported that Kyrgyzstan has asked Uzbekistan to...


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