Monthly Archive: January 2019

Ani Gregory Church

Arts and Architecture in Armenia

Sculpture From the 600s, sculpture has been preserved dominated by simple bas-reliefs on tombstones, memorials and church friezes. The motifs are usually saints, animal figures and vines. They are characterized by early Byzantine influence,...

Business in Azerbaijan

Economy and Business in Azerbaijan

During Soviet times, Azerbaijan was less industrialized than Armenia and Georgia and produced most raw materials for export to other Soviet republics. The first years after independence were characterized by many problems, most notably...

Fish market in Chittagong

Economy and Business in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has enjoyed steady economic growth since the mid-1990s, despite political instability, weak infrastructure, corruption and slow implementation of economic reforms. Money transfers from Bangladeshi abroad and increased exports are important factors in this...