The four smuggling tunnels found so far may only be a small part of the total.
Vladimir Putin wants to reorientate Russian trade east and south. To some extent, such a strategy will be complicated by an avoid-Russia-at-all-costs mentality drawing commerce to a ‘Middle Corridor’.
A new book exposes the hollowness of many Western assumptions about China’s role in Central Asia.
More than 7,000 Kyrgyz nationals applied for seasonal farming jobs in Britain
Academic detective work led scientists to a pair of 14th-century cemeteries that held an unusually high number of tombstones dated to 1338 and 1339. DNA sequencing did the rest.
Freight dispatchers desire to avoid sanctioned Russia may have motivated Chinese officials to get a move on.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi used a visit to Central Asia to talk about the United States. But his counterparts wanted to talk business.
Activists are bewildered by how the government has chosen to revisit the events of 2010 in this way.
Reliance on migrant remittances has left Kyrgyzstan especially vulnerable to the pandemic and Russia’s war.
The president has preventively denied any future responsibility for accidents that might happen at the mine.
Bishkek is pinning its industrial hopes on a small Chinese company with no past. The opaque arrangement reflects how Kyrgyzstan’s government does business.
Police struggle to find climbers capable of getting to mountain top to remove prank protest 4,446 metres up.
Will a railway connecting the two countries via Kyrgyzstan ever happen?
Prompt and decisive government intervention, financial lifelines and firms’ involvement in global value chains have helped minimise insolvencies, says EIB/EBRD report.
That Beishenaliyev has held onto his job this long has much to do with his old friendship with the president.
In front of Putin in Moscow, Belarusian dictator addresses counterparts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Armenia.
The EBRD has cut its 2022 emerging Europe growth forecasts again, reflecting a sharp downgrade for Ukraine and the regional fallout from the war and sanctions.
Transkapitalbank has requested the US Treasury let it continue to operate in Central Asia.
Kyrgyzstan had hoped its own acquisition of the same drones last year would give it a strategic edge over Tajikistan.