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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.