Five reasons to boycott 2017 Asian Games in Ashgabat

Countries in Asia and Oceania that protect human dignity, human rights, civil liberties and the rule of law, should withdraw their participation, because these Games are primarily aimed not at promoting sports, but at strengthening the personality cult and personal enrichment of the dictator Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov.

Drivers distressed over rumors of gasoline price increase

Into the night, the line grew from several dozens to at least three hundred cars. Policemen whistled and waved their batons in an effort to disperse the drivers and restore order, but the drivers refused to leave, saying they otherwise would “have to pay three times more to fill the tank” the next day.

Turkmengaz fails to repay $2.5 million debt to Chinese supplier

On August 13, 2015 the locomotives were finally delivered to the Farab station. One year later, in September 2016, Nepes Byashimov, Turkmengaz’s deputy chairman, assured the partners that the payment for the shipment would be executed “in the near future,” yet the outstanding debt of $2,451,000 remains unpaid at the time of writing.