11 hrs ago
International Business Times
Mongolian Oil Company Buys 20% Stake In North Korean Oil Refinery To Ease Dependence On Russia
A resident walks with a bicycle in front of the national parliament building at Sukhbaatar square on Mongolia's annual Car-Free Day, in Ulan Bator March 31, 2013.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
People's Daily Online
China customs nab Russian smugglers found with 213 bear paws
Customs officials at Manzhouli, the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, discovered a haul of 213 wild bear paws that had been hidden in a vehicle by two Russian nationals, the biggest seizure of smuggled paws ever made by Chinese customs.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
UAF sets up engineering school in Mongolia
Professors are helping develop curriculum and designing classrooms at the new university, located in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator, KUAC reported .
Ahead of polls, Mongolian President accused of mining license fraud - Indiatalkies.com
Ulan Bator , Jun 16: In a daring act of fraud that has the potential of jeopardising his re-election in the Jun 26 presidential polls, Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and his close associates ingeniously duped a South Korean investor into buying a license for a gold mine that, after due diligence, was discovered to have no gold value at ... (more)
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
My holiday: Tom Doig
The best thing author Tom Doig brought back from a trip was enough outlandish anecdotes to string together a travel book.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Daily Record
Edinburgh Tattoo crowds to see Mongolian military musicians perform Genghis Khan story
Around 70 performers will use music, song and dance to tell the story of the ruthless invader and military tactician, and his blood-soaked campaigns.
Mongolia shows the birthing pains of a green economy
AS WE drive across the Mongolian steppes, the contrasts are striking. A nomadic horseman herds cattle among shadows cast by the nation's first wind farm, while a few hundred metres away, a train with more than 60 carriages ships coal from an enormous mine.
Mongolia, Canada, Israel & the United States
Film historian Ed Rampell details Hollywood's entangled relationship with the CIA and the Pentagon; HOUSES OF THE DEAD: Nancy Kurshan exposes the cruel human rights offenses taking place inside America's vast gulag of Control Unit Prisons; BROTHERHOOD OF SUMMER: David Macaray charts the history of the most powerful union in the US: the Baseball ... (more)
Tue Jun 11, 2013
UAF Professors Collaborate To Develop Engineering School In Mongolia
A group of University of Alaska, Fairbanks Professors will develop an engineering school in Mongolia over the next few years.
Mongolia to Cut Mortgage Rates to Support Middle Class Growth
Mongolia's central bank plans to cut interest rates on mortgages by almost half to 8 percent from around 15 percent this month, following a new policy approved by the government to ease financial burdens on the middle class.
Andy McSmith's Diary: Why we have one good reason for being thankful for Gordon Brown...
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Mon Jun 10, 2013
Smuggled dinosaur fossil returned to Mongolia goes on public display
An exhibition of fossils returned to Mongolia after being smuggled into the Unites States has gone on display in the capital of Ulan Bator, officials said.
By the time the Soviet Union first called for the liquidation of Mongolian monks and monastery sites in the 1920s, there were about 100.000 lamas in a population approximately of 700.000 people During the Soviet Great Purge under Stalin, between 1937 and 1939, Soviet and Mongolian authorities executed thousands of lamas and destroyed more than 1000 ... (more)
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Mongolia or bust for intrepid RNAS Culdrose adventurers
With a journey stretching nearly half way across the world ahead of them, a fearless team of three Royal Naval adventurers are putting the finishing touches to their preparations.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Mongolian "Warriors Tyrannosaurus" fossils return home, on first exhibition
Hundreds of spectators and reporters gathered at the Sukhbaatar Square of Ulan Bator Saturday, waiting to have their first look at an exhibition of "Warriors Tyrannosaurus" fossils returned from the United States.
Tyrannosaurs skeleton displayed in Mongolia
The skeleton of a Tyrannosaurs is displayed in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, June 8, 2013.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Mongolia hosts World Environment Day to highlight sustainable future
World Environment Day was held on June 5, 2013 and I was in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for the official launch of the event.
Thai Spring group plans online meetings
The Thai Spring group is set to launch an anti-government Web page called Thai Spring Forum as a venue to hold regular online meetings, before calling on supporters to stage rallies when the time is right.
Mongolian clerks awarded a 6,500 over study visa problems
TWO Mongolian office clerks who each paid The Eurocollege Institute of Education a 6,500 before discovering they could not obtain visas to study in Ireland, have been awarded judgments against the college.
ABB To Supply Main Electrical Equipment Package For New Copper Plant In Mongolia
Major electrification package to help Tsagaan Suvarga copper and molybdenum plant achieve safe and energy efficient operation under very tough climatic conditions Baden, Switzerland ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order for a major electrical equipment package from Mongolyn Alt Corporation for its greenfield ... (more)