Latest

2022/01/28 | Voice of America

China’s Financial Diplomacy Wins Influence in Central Asian Countries

Even though its position in central Asian countries has evolved quite successfully, China still faces obstacles such as nationalism and political elites’ distrust of Beijing.

2018/12/21 | Atlas Obscura

How Exiled Chinese Muslims Gave Kyrgyzstan Its Culinary Crown Jewel

The Dungan people brought their signature noodles to Kyrgyzstan, much to the delight of Kyrgyz people.

2016/06/20 | J. Michael Cole

Citing ‘One China,’ Kyrgyzstan Bans All Contact With Taiwan

Economic dependence on China once again seems to be behind a country’s decision to avoid interactions with Taiwan.