Engineering company ‘now paying back wages’ after thousands of Uzbek workers storm and ransack admin building

Alisher Kalandarov in Tashkent October 23, 2020

Anger and frustration reportedly spilled over when jammed door meant no access to work site cafeteria.

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev inspects reconstruction work under way at Sardoba reservoir area

Alisher Kalandarov in Tashkent October 15, 2020

Heavy rain and strong winds led to the collapse of a part of the Sardoba Reservoir dam in Syr Darya region, south of Tashkent region, on May 1, 2020. Uzbek president Shavkat Mirziyoyev inspected the repair work and praised the progress on October 14.

COMMENT: Uzbekistan's third renaissance

Fiezullah Saidov in Tashkent October 14, 2020

On the eve of the 29th anniversary of independence of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of Uzbekistan, laid out his vision for the country. He is hoping to oversee the country's third renaissance

Uzbekistan one of only two countries in Europe and Central Asia to put in positive economic growth this year says World Bank

Alisher Kalandarov in Tashkent October 8, 2020

Higher gold production and growth in agriculture helped offset a sharp fall in industry and services. Government commended for reaffirming commitment to reforms.

AFC CAPITAL: Uzbekistan’s “Golden Cross”

Scott Osheroff in Singapore October 6, 2020

A series of deep cuts to the central bank's key interest rate has brought rates to below the dividend yields of stocks on the Tashkent Exchange. That usuauly means the market is about to dramatically re-rate