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  • 23 Dec 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz Parliament’s Committee on Agricultural Policy, Water Resources, Environment and Regional Development took up the issue of amendments to the country’s Water Code during its meeting this week. First Vice Prime Minister Aaly
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan If Kyrgyzstan’s parliament fails to pass long-discussed amendments to the country’s Water Code, it will mean a shutdown of operations at the Kumtor gold mine, the country’s largest, Kyrgyz Deputy Economy Minister Daniyar Imanaliev
  • 16 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz legislators should make a decision on the fate of the Kumtor gold mine “in the near future,” said Eldar Tadzhibaev, chairman of the Mining Trade Union’s Central Committee. Tadzhibaev told parliamentary deputies this week that
  • 11 Dec 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz government this week submitted a 17-page report to the country’s parliament on the Kumtor gold mine. The move comes after Parliament Speaker Asylbek Zheenbekov last week urged the Chamber of Deputies to make a final
  • 4 Dec 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s Chamber of Deputies is expected to make a final decision on amendments to the country’s Water Code this month, according to Parliament Speaker Asylbek Zheenbekov. Currently, the Water Code prohibits any activities that
  • 20 Oct 2015- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Laos will send an official delegation to Vietnam and Thailand to inform them that construction is starting on the $720 million USD, 260-megawatt Don Sahong Dam, according to Daovong Phonekeo, director general of the Energy Policy and
  • 1 Jul 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz lawmakers have given the government until October 1st to resolve issues with Toronto-based Centerra Gold over the company’s Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province. The parliamentary resolution, approved on June 30th, comes
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:29 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency According to First Vice Prime Minister Taiyrbek Sarpashev, if the government does not support amendments to the Water Code, production at Kumtor gold mine will stop on July 6th. Ecosystems Environment Pollution Reputational Risk
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan No progress has been made in negotiations between the government of Kyrgyzstan and Toronto-based miner Centerra Gold Inc. over the Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul Province, Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Dil said this week. "There
  • 17 Jun 2015- 08:46 by Local Press Report BISHKEK Silk Road Reporters The mayor of the Chui Oblast of Kyrgyzstan, Kanatbek Isaev has taken a trip to the Alamedin District to inspect mining operations on the bottom of the Chu River, which divides the country’s national border with Kazakhstan. While
  • 3 Mar 2015- 09:58 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg News Agency The heavily politicized issue of Kumtor, the largest gold mine of Kyrgyzstan, is now back to the attention and blackmail of the Kyrgyz parliament. The Kyrgyz Government has been spending the full 2014 negotiating with Centerra of