Central Asia

Tajik Teachers Vote With Their Feet

Tajikistan is desperately short of teachers, in many cases because newly-qualified staff do not want to take jobs in the countryside.

13 Jan 09

Kyrgyzstan's Controversial Winter Sale

Opponents of privatisation say it’s a bad time to start selling off the family silver, while the government insists there will be no bargain-basement deals.

7 Jan 09
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