Georgia: unemployment down in Q2 2019

The unemployment rate in Georgia decreased by 0.7% to 11.4% in the second quarter of 2019, said the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). In Q2 the economically active population constituted 63.7% of the working age population (population aged 15 and older). “In comparison with the same quarter of the previous year, the economic activity…

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Kazakhstan: 42 schools to be built in 2 years

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev promised to continue constriction of new schools. “As of today there are 7,014 secondary schools in Kazakhstan. 128 of them provide three-shift schooling, and 31 are in disrepair. Construction of 35 schools more to eliminate three-shift schooling and shut down 7 dilapidated schools was included into the 2019-2020 republican budget,”…

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