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2011-03-21 14:06:00

DUBAI, UAE, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Corp strongly condemns the statement by Kyrgyz Prime Minister Almazbek Atambayev, made on Friday March 18 in Moscow during a meeting with Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, saying that the Kyrgyz government intends to seize control from Mina Corp of all jet fuel supplies to US forces in Kyrgyzstan. This is part of a continuing illegal campaign to expropriate Mina's business by the Kyrgyz authorities that came to power in April 2010....

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...

2008-09-17 03:00:20

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Kyrgyz AKIpress news agency website Bishkek, 18 September: Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has signed a decree "On increasing pensions", the president's press service has said. In line with the Kyrgyz president's decree aimed at supporting Kyrgyz pensioners' living standards, the basic rate of pension will be set at 530 soms [current exchange rate is 35.21 soms per one dollar] (a 17.8-per-cent increase). The decree also stipulates increasing the...

2008-09-09 03:00:15

Text of report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 5 September President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has signed a decree on some measures to reform the National TV and Radio Corporation of Kyrgyzstan. In line with the Kyrgyz law on TV and radio broadcasting; in order to increase the effectiveness of the work of the National TV and Radio Corporation of Kyrgyzstan and other state TV and radio broadcasting agencies; and in order to meet to a fuller extent the needs of the country's citizens in terms...

2008-08-21 15:00:48

Text of report by privately-owned Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg website Bishkek, 21 August: The law-enforcement agencies intend to establish order at the Karakeche coal mine in Kyrgyzstan's [eastern] Naryn Region. Following a staff meeting in Karakeche on 16 August, which discussed establishing order and the observance of a queue by vehicles waiting to get coal, local authorities decided to step up the work of on-duty police at the coal mine. According to drivers, sometimes people are spending...

2008-07-24 15:01:02

President Kurmanbek Bakiyev has told well-off people to switch from using electric heaters to coal in winter. Speaking at today's Cabinet session devoted to preparations for winter, which was broadcast by Kyrgyz TV later in the same day, Bakiyev ordered the energy minister to cut off electricity supply to privately-owned two- storey, three-storey houses, public saunas and baths, and told them to switch to using coal for heating in winter. "The lowest possible level of water in the Toktogul...

2008-07-15 15:00:47

Excerpt from report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 15 July [Presenter] President Kurmanbek Bakiyev visited the Alemedin hydroelectric power station No. 5 today. He arrived there to see for himself that the station was operating successfully. Four years have passed since it became a private company. [Correspondent] Even though small hydroelectric power stations do not resolve all the problems of Kyrgyzstan's power generation sector, they will anyway facilitate the tasks of large...

2006-08-10 08:55:43

By Olga Dzyubenko BISHKEK (Reuters) - The United Nations' refugee agency said it was shocked by Kyrgyzstan's extradition of five Uzbeks, adding that the decision to hand the men over to Uzbek authorities had put their lives at "grave risk." The five were removed from a remand prison in the southern city of Osh and driven to the nearby Uzbek border on Wednesday, according to a Kyrgyz prison official and a lawyer for the men. The men were the last among hundreds of refugees who fled...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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