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Sadyr Japarov’s Era in Kyrgyzstan: An Evaluation on Foreign Policy and Economic Developments

The constitutional amendment referendum and local council elections (kenesh) were held together in Kyrgyzstan on April 11th 2021. According to the Kyrgyzstan Central Election Commission (CEC), while 1.295.096 people (39.09%) voted in the local council elections, 1.338.717 people (37.12%) voted for the referendum in 2.483 ballot boxes throughout the country. […]


Revitalization of the Silk Road and Possible Benefits for Kazakhstan

When we compare our age with two thousand years ago, it can be easy to be fooled by the illusion of the superiority of modern civilization, technology, and communication. How-ever, despite the passage of a long time, one of the achievements of that period that surprised our imagination was the […]


New Opportunities in Turkestan’s Tourism

The tourism potential of Turkestan is directly related to the traditions of the region. It is possible to explain it with the cultural and historical artifacts that the city of Turkestan located on the Silk Road. It is obvious that these traditional values have a great influence on the touristic […]


Relations between Kazakhstan and India: Discussion of Key Features

Based on the Declaration of Strategic Partnership from 2009, Kazakhstan and India had built a comprehensive dialogue, which experienced considerable dynamism during the last decade. In 2015, the visit of Prime Minister of Narendra Modi to Kazakhstan gave a further impulse to enhancing the existing ties, whilst the planned visit […]


An Evaluation on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement was signed at the 4th RCEP Summit held between members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philip-pines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and ASEAN’s dialogue partners Australia, China, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand on November 15th […]


Latest Developments in TurkStream Natural Gas Pipeline

Turkey is an important country that functions as a bridge in the transportation of energy resources between producer and consumer countries. The TurkStream natural gas pipeline project, which targets the European market, strengthens the position of Turkey by transferring the Russian gas via the Black Sea to Turkey and then […]


Management Practices in Higher Education

Today, no one doubts the fact that one of the areas in which the most diverse sensitive problems of the modern world community are concentrated in education. Due to the multitude of challenges, it is difficult to find a successful example of university development even in the most seemingly prosperous […]


Asia Anew Initiative and Visits of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey to Central Asia

The 11th Ambassadors Conference held in August 2019 represents the starting point of the “Asia Anew Initiative” announced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu. The idea that the center of gravity of the basic economic and political platform of the world is gradually shifting to the […]


Turkey’s Foreign Trade Policy and Dynamics

International trade plays an important role in Turkey’s economy. Export remains a significant source of revenue for the country. Turkey is an important supplier of agricultural, manufacturing and technological products to the global market. Therefore, this commentary aims to analyze the dynamics of Turkey’s foreign trade, show its key trade […]


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%). […]