Diplomats Discuss Tajikistan Joining Saudi Alliance

Diplomats Discuss Tajikistan Joining Saudi Alliance

On Dec. 21, 2015, Tajikistan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Parviz Davlatzoda arrived in Astana, Kazakhstan to meet with other “European – Central Asia” diplomats to discuss joining the Saudi Alliance. There appears to be some debate as to whether Tajikistan is on board with joining the bloc. Tajikistan’s Ambassador to Riyadh, Sharifi Azamhso, said that Dushanbe […]

China’s Economic Boom Could Go Up in Smoke

China’s Economic Boom Could Go Up in Smoke

One problem that could impact China’s continued economic boom and literally make it go up in smoke is the country’s problematic smoking rate and the resultant growing number of premature deaths. Through in the infamous air pollution and the ticking time bomb of cancers and other health issues are likely to take a toll, particularly […]