Tuesday, October 5, 2004

by Nathan Hamm

I haven’t really been around much today. Kind of wiped out and trying to catch up on things I’ve not taken care of the past few weeks. Anyway, I’ve been liveblogging the debate this evening. UPDATE: More thoughts prompted by the debates.

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What’s on Uzbek TV: Foreign Cinema

by Anonymous

After two weeks of watching Uzbek TV, I can say that there are a lot of Japanese cartoons and cultural programs, there is a Korean soap opera, famous with Uzbek audience. From Western films, there is a French detective serial, a Latinoamerican soap opera, and from time to time there are American films featuring family […]

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Uzbek TV joins ABU

by Anonymous

This article says that ” Uzbek TV and Radio Company was accepted to membership of TV and Radio Association of Asia-Pacific (ABU) at the organization’s annual meeting in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Membership in ABU opens new horizons for development of TV and radio in Uzbekistan. Audiences of the Asia-Pacific countries will receive information about history, customs, […]

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First Electronic Uzbek-English, English-Uzbek dictionary

by Anonymous

UzA reports that the first electronic Uzbek-English and English-Uzbek dictionary was published in Tashkent. The dictionary contains translations for about 40.000 words and expressions, together with grammatical explanations.

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Should Uzbekistan remove death penalty?

by Anonymous

This article features the issue of death penalty in Uzbekistan, among others it says: ” Following the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, initially all of the new republics retained the death penalty, but thanks to a strong trend towards its abolishment in the region, Belarus and Uzbekistan remained the only two countries to […]

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A New Uzbek Minister of Culture and Sports

by Anonymous

Usually the changes in the Uzbek Governement go without much notice, as in strategic, tactical and operational levels, the overall policy remains the same. However, this new appointement of Alisher Azizhodjaev as the Minister of Culture and Sports, I think, deserves more attention. Mr Azizhodjaev is very well know for his ideas and position giving […]

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