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Becoming trilingual is kindergarten play in Kyrgyzstan

Becoming trilingual is kindergarten play in Kyrgyzstan

 Bishkek: A three-language learning system has been introduced in 80 kindergartens in Kyrgyzstan in pilot mode, Under the system, children are immersed in Kyrgyz before lunch and in Russian after it, Nadira Jusupbekova, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan, said during a media conference, Kabar News Agency reported. “In addition, during various […]

Eight criminal cases initiated against Kyrgyzstan former president ‘s supporters

Eight criminal cases initiated against Kyrgyzstan former president ‘s supporters

  Bishkek: Eight criminal cases have been initiated against former President Almazbek Atambayev’s supporters, Otkurbek Dzhamshitov, the Prosecutor General of Kyrgyzstan, said. Addressing a media conference at Kabar News Agency, he noted that cases of mass riots, murder, hostage-taking, four cases of attempted murder and hooliganism have been initiated. An inter-ministerial commission of investigators had […]

Central Asia’s Got Talent to strengthen cultural integration

Central Asia’s Got Talent to strengthen cultural integration

Almaty: Four Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, will partner in a Central Asia’s Got Talent TV project that aims to strengthen cultural integration and find the most talented and original people in the four countries. The project will kick off on August 15 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform news agency reported. The premiere of […]

Central Asia’s widening religious tolerance highlighted as Feast of Sacrifice celebrated

Central Asia’s widening religious tolerance highlighted as Feast of Sacrifice celebrated

  Almost 30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union that had often denounced religion as an enemy of Communism, former member states celebrated the Islamic “Feast of Sacrifice” openly within an air of an increasingly open religious tolerance and with congratulations from their leaders. In Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev “wished all Muslims Happy Eid […]

Social village in Kyrgyzstan gives helping hand to the needy

Social village in Kyrgyzstan gives helping hand to the needy

Bishkek: Tributes have been pouring in for a social village in Kyrgyzstan that has been, despite formidable challenges, caring for people with disabilities for 15 years, assisting them to return to full life. Social Village Manas, 60 km from the capital Bishkek, was established in 2004 as an NGO to create and establish conditions for […]

Kyrgyzstan’s former president arrested in second attempt

Kyrgyzstan’s former president arrested in second attempt

  Bishkek: In their second attempt, Kyrgyzstan security forces were able to arrest former president Almazbek Atambayev despite cordons by his supporters. “As a result of joint measures, law enforcement officials detained Almazbek Atambayev,” the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported, cited by Kabar news agency. “On Aug. […]

Kyrgyzstan’s Jeenbekov vows to maintain unity as political crisis looms large

Kyrgyzstan’s Jeenbekov vows to maintain unity as political crisis looms large

  Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan seemed to be inexorably descending into a grave political crisis after attempts to contain the consequences of a failed raid in Koi-Tash village to capture the former president. One officer was killed and others were injured during the “special operation to detain former President Almazbek Atambayev by special forces of the State […]

South Korea, Kyrgyzstan to enhance bilateral cooperation

South Korea, Kyrgyzstan to enhance bilateral cooperation

Bishkek: Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak-yon paid an official visit to Kyrgyzstan on July 17-18. During the visit, the South Korean prime minister met the country’s leaders and took part in the Kyrgyz-Korean business forum. In particular, Lee Nak met President Sooronbay Jeenbekov and Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev.   During the […]

Kyrgyz university launches degree program for Korean language

Kyrgyz university launches degree program for Korean language

A prominent state university in Kyrgyzstan has launched a Korean language degree program to meet the growing demand for learning the language among students in the country. Kyrgyz National University in Bishkek held a ceremony marking the establishment of the new department Wednesday. South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, Kyrgyz Education Minister Gulmira Kudaiberdiyeva and […]

Preschool education in Kyrgyzstan

Preschool education in Kyrgyzstan

According to the official data of 2018, in Kyrgyzstan, preschools have reached an enrollment rate of 24% of children of pre-primary school age, an almost 2% increase from 2017. Latest official statistics for 2018 show that there are 620,000 children in the age range of 3 to 7 years old who can go to kindergartens. […]

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