Author of report from Washington think tank points to fading of traditional arrangement whereby Moscow takes care of security matters while Beijing takes care of the economic side.
We have updated bne IntelliNews Despair Index, which better reflects what damage something like the coronacrisis does to the bottom half of society in the countries of New Europe. While the index has ticked up, the damage is limited so far.
PM Aripov said $100mn will be spent overhauling Sokh.
Global remittances are heading for the worst slump in recent history, with the steepest fall forecast for the Europe and Central Asia region, says a World Bank study.
The stop-shock caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought economies around the world to a screeching halt. 85 countires have turned to the IMF, the lender of last resort, for help