Sunday, 14, July, 2024

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Footage surfaced on social networks showing a bear running in a neighbourhood in Surkhandarya province and people running away from it.

Using online platforms is one of the most convenient ways to search for houses and apartments for rent. It is obviously cheaper: a potential tenant can identify good price offers in advance, filtering them as per the set parameters. For example, , 289,704 advertisements for one-day and long-term rental of apartments and houses were posted on olx.uz in the “Real Estate” category in 2022 and 330,067 in 2023.

Tajikistan is nearing the join to the Central Asia's common power grid before June 2024, marking a leap in regional power connectivity, Uzbekistan's Energy Minister, Jurabek Mirzamahmudov said. Discussions about Tajikistan's return to Central Asia's unified energy system began in late 2021. Although originally planned for 2022, the process has faced several delays. 

Law enforcement agencies launched a probe after a report that the deputy principal of one of an Andijan school could be regularly harassing sixth-grade students.

The Minister of Energy, Zhurabek Mirzamakhmudov, unveiled plans to increase the share of renewable energy sources in power production at the Energy Week (UEW 2024) that opened in Tashkent on May 14.

On May 14, the ceremony was held at the Preschool Educational Institutions No.17 and No.28 of Termez City of Surkhandarya Region to hand over the educational equipment equivalent to a total amount of about 50,000 US dollars, provided within the framework of the "Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects" of the Government of Japan.

The UN Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations/ Executive Director of UN-Women Sima Sami Bahous commended Uzbekistan's commitment to gender equality during her address at the opening of the Asian Women's Forum on Monday. However, she underscored a harsh reality: the unemployment rate among Uzbek women was at 50%, while among men it's 30%.

From $300 million and $1 billlion outflows from Uzbekistan annually through online gambling, Nodirjon Djurayev, Head of the crypto assets Department at the National Agency of Perspective Projects (NAPP) said.

The government has issued the draft Approval of the regulation on the procedure for organizing the activity of tourist clusters Resolution on Tuesday.

The Asian Women's Forum held in the city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan on May 13, showcased a profound commitment to advancing the economic, social, and political rights of women across the region. With distinguished guests, including governmental officials, representatives of international organizations, and advocates for women's empowerment, the forum provided a platform for dialogue, collaboration, and actionable strategies.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev hosted the Chinese Vice Premier Liu Guozhong on Monday, who landed in The country for the Uzbekistan-China Intergovernmental Committee on Cooperation meeting, the presidential press service said.

Coal production volume in Uzbekistan will be raised to 10 million tons in 2025. This was discussed at a government meeting chaired by Shavkat Mirziyoyev on May 13.

Dry and warm weather is expected across most of Uzbekistan in the first half of the week, the Uzgidromet said today.

Chinese Hunan Industrial Equipment Installation is mulling a 171-kilometer toll road project in Uzbekistan. The proposal was discussed during a meeting between Surkhandarya province governor Ulugbek Kasimov and a delegation from the Chinese company. The project is a toll road parallel to the M41 highway, which connects Bishkek, Dushanbe, and Termiz.

The Ministers of Transport of Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Ilkhom Makhkamov and Marat Karabayev held a meeting to explore the ways to discuss collaboration and advance joint projects, emphasizing their shared commitment to enhancing transport connectivity between the two countries.

Tashkent hosted the 9th meeting of the Uzbekistan-Hungary intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation.

Delegation headed by the Vice Premier of China’s State Council Liu Guojun will visit Uzbekistan on a four-day visit, the Dunyo said.

Uzbek nationals will again be able to go to the Republic of Korea for seasonal work, the Minister of Employment and Poverty Reduction Bekhzod Musayev announced after at a meeting with Korean Minister of Justice Park Sung-jae during negotiations in Seoul, the press service of the Ministry of Employment said in a statement.

The volume of capital investments in Uzbekistan topped 107.1 trillion soums, or USD 90 billion in January-March 2024.

According to UNESCO's 2021 report on students studying abroad (the most recent 2-year report has not yet been released), Chinese and Indian students have the most students studying abroad.