Emerging Europe has a growing number of female politicians taking a stand against corruption and authoritarianism.
Privatisation efforts in Uzbekistan are moving to a practical level. The newly appointed State Asset Management Agency head has started to implement the presidential decree on privatisation with a new zeal.
Three companies say they plan to set up production of electric scooters at the Kokand free economic zone.
Different retirement ages for men and women lead to lower pensions for women despite reforms in 2019-2020, says World Bank report.
Russian giant, now sixth largest taxpayer in Central Asian country, has stepped up its cooperation with Tashkent.
Leading Russian telecoms company MegaFon has set up a joint venture, Digital Holding, with Uzbekistan’s biggest mobile phone company Ucell and will invest $100mn to enter the country’s telecoms market.
China will play a decisive role in anointing Central Asia’s leader.