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April 6, 2021

South Korea’s Immigration Policy and the End of Demographic Isolationism

South Korea is an outlier among high-in-come countries in terms the share of immigrants in the population. According to the UN Population Division statistics, immigrants made only 2.3% of the population of the Republic of Korea in 2019, which is nowhere near as much as other developed countries have (14%). […]
March 28, 2021

European Union and Tajikistan: Assistance for Prosperity

Tajikistan occupies a special role in the European Union’s (EU) policy in Central Asia. Being a low-income country that is prone to climate change and natural disasters, Tajikistan is the largest recipient of development aid from the EU countries in the region, which according to estimates accounts for over 40% […]
March 28, 2021

Central Asia at the Crossroad of the Vaccine Diplomacy Rush

As it turns out, the political and economic potential of the vaccine, especially its instrumental role in foreign policy, were duly notices from the early days of its invention in the late 18th century. What would be more striking throughout history, though, was the peacekeeping, rather than confrontational, effect of […]
March 12, 2021

Rethinking Global Cooperation in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic, which still raises many questions regarding its origin and date of spread, has continued to be a global crisis for the past year with the risks, dangers and devas-tating consequences in all areas. Although panic and fear prevalent at the beginning of the pandemic has decreased with […]
March 7, 2021

Global Environmental Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 pandemic and resulted lock-downs and border closures have significantly affected livelihoods of all people around the globe, resulting in a number of negative effects, such as COVID-19 related death and infection rates, economic crises due to closures of businesses and travel bans, school and university closures and as a […]
February 28, 2021

Turkey’s Asia Anew Initiative

When we look at the trade balances and trends around the world, we see that the center of the global economy is shifting towards the Asian countries as a result of the steady growth of the economies in the Asian continent. These developments show the necessity of many countries to […]
February 21, 2021

How Will the US-China Relations Develop In The Biden Era?

The Democrat candidate Joseph Biden officially took office as the 46th President of the United States of America (USA) on January 20th, 2021. Thus, 78-year-old Joe Biden be-came the oldest president of the United States. Kamala Harris made history as the first female Vice President in the US history. In […]
February 18, 2021

Anti-Corruption Reforms in Kazakhstan

“Corruption” is a socio-economic problem prevalent in today’s societies. It is accepted that corruption occurs with the state. Over-coming corruption requires a careful and systematic approach, since it is an important problem that threatens the democratic, moral and ethical structures of societies. Corruption, which is seen in all societies, is […]
February 8, 2021

Social Aspect in the Architecture of Turkistan

The culture and lifestyle of the residents are closely related to the location and architectural features of the city. Especially the formation and development of medieval cities in Central Asia and Kazakhstan are adapted to the social structure of the population and human life. Turkistan is one of the rare […]
February 4, 2021

Changes after the Parliamentary Elections for the Majilis in Kazakhstan

Along with the Majilis, the lower chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the elections of deputies of regional, city and district local representative bodies, known as Maslikhats, were held simultaneously. In his address to the nation on October 21, 2020, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan […]