South Korea is investing billions of dollars into the Uzbek economy while closing its eyes on human rights violations. The first official visit of South Korean president Park Geun-hye to Uzbekistan on June 16, 20014, seems to confirm South Korea's interest in the Central Asian region and the increasing influence of Seoul on the Uzbek economy. (1)
A prominent economist sat down with Uznews.net and talked about how much property taxes Lola Karimova pays, what the main sources of income are for the president’s family, and why it will take Uzbekistan 20 years to overcome Karimonomics.
Speaking on June 6 at an international conference in Tashkent Islam Karimov said that fruit and vegetables are a critical part of the human diet and that he plans to increase exports of produce from his country to Europe via Latvia.
At a March 31 public meeting Angren retirees rejected a city administration proposal to transfer 10 percent of their retirement payments to debit cards. The residents of the 5/3 district in Angren actively protested against the city’s suggestion, with some even walking out of the meeting to express their indignation with the proposal.