Friday, April 25, 2014

Mongolia takes five medals from Asian Wrestling Championship on the first day

The Mongolian national freestyle wrestling team is competing in the 2014 Asian Wrestling Championship, which is taking place from April 23 to 26 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Chinese vice president vows closer exchanges with Mongolia

BEIJING, April 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Thursday pledged stronger party-to-party exchanges with Mongolia.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

China Shares End Down, Investors Shrug Off Privatization Comments

SHANGHAI--China's shares ended lower Thursday as investors shrugged off the latest comments by the State Council about allowing more private investment in infrastructure projects.

Business seminar on cashing in on the Loch Ness Monster

Businesses in the Highlands have been offered free advice on how they can cash in on the Loch Ness Monster myth.

World Cup Intern Competition

Here’s your chance to win the opportunity for a paid internship with HITC during the World Cup.

China Minmetals profits fall 94pct in Q1 2014

The fall in profits recorded by the Chinese rare earths producer follows decreasing profits of world-largest producer Inner Mongolia Baotou Steel Rare Earth Hi-Tech Companu, clearly indicating a downturn in the Chinese rare earths market, despite an increasing exports in March this year.

Love transcends language bar

A Mongolian and Kiwi couple living in Golden Bay have literally created their own love language.

A Conversation with Mongolian NGO Leader Badruun Gardi

Just back from an intensive, nine-day leadership training workshop in Singapore and the Philippines, which kicked off The Asia Foundation’s Development Fellows program, In Asia editor Alma Freeman interviewed one of the 10 inaugural Fellows from Mongolia, Badruun Gardi, executive director of the Zorig Foundation in Ulaanbaatar.

LeRoy man teaching science in Mongolia

LeRoy native Craig Draper-Johnson wasn't comfortable simply being comfortable, so he decided to add some challenges to his life.

Manly West woman to travel from London to Mongolia in Mini Copper for Mongolia Charity Rally

IMAGINE a two-person, five-week, 10,000km drive across deserts and mountains through 21 countries - all in a tiny Mini Cooper.

Mongolia Brief April 24, 2014

Mongolia Becomes Members of Two Commissions
Ulaanbaatar, April 24 (MONTSAME) Mongolia became members of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) and the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) during elections of the United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) commissions held April 23 in New York City, USA.

The Student Becomes the Teacher

This article is part of Future Tense, which is a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University.

From Camouflage to Couture - Operation Thank You

Washington D.C. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014

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Seasonal ambient air pollution correlates strongly with spontaneous abortion in Mongolia

Air pollution is a major health challenge worldwide and has previously been strongly associated with adverse reproductive health.

Primetime Debate: Will an Ultra-High Voltage Transmission Supergrid Solve China's Air Pollution Crisis?

CCTV-2, the Chinese state-run “finance” channel (that’s only sometimes focused on finance), aired an interesting hour-long debate recently on the future of electricity transmission in China.

Mongolia Hosts Brief Visit From US Defense Secretary

The last stop of US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on his ten-day trip to Hawaii and Asia was to landlocked Mongolia.

US plays Mongolia card against China

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel toured Asia earlier this month ahead of Obama's coming visit, and at an April 10 stop in Ulan Bator signed a "joint vision" statement with his Mongolian counterpart Dashdemberel Bat-Erdene, calling for expanding military cooperation through joint training and assistance.

Pollutants from coal-burning stoves strongly associated with miscarriages in Mongolia

Burning coal for domestic heating may contribute to early fetal death according to a new study by experts from The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – the coldest capital city in the world.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

'Wolf Totem' director to showcase real wolves

French director Jean-Jacques Annaud said he wanted to show audiences real wolves and Inner Mongolia in his hotly anticipated film "Wolf Totem" at a press conference in Beijing Monday.

Hot-filling in Mongolia with Krones

The still-youthful privately owned company dates back only to 1997.

Taking care of the Taiga

Mongolia’s species-rich Taiga forests are disappearing rapidly due to climate change and unbridled economic growth.

Mining for minerals in Mongolia – video

Mining is so important to Mongolia that some economists have nicknamed it Mine-golia.

Top abduction officials in Mongolia

Two officials handling the issue of abductions of Japanese nationals by North Korea are in Mongolia seeking the country’s cooperation in the matter, a government source said Wednesday.

Mongolia Brief April 23, 2014 Part II

Stock exchange news for April 23
Ulaanbaatar, April 23 (MONTSAME) At the Stock Exchange trades held Wednesday, a total of 11 thousand and 697 shares of 22 JSCs were traded costing MNT 24 million 165 thousand and 048.00.

Mongolia Brief April 23, 2014

DBM’s MNT 1 trillion to replace imports
April 22 (Mongolian Economy) There are more than 500 development banks operating all over the world.

Research and Markets: China Fluorite Market Developments & Forecasts 2014-2018


Mongolian Grandmother Transcribes Mongolian Epic with Ink Brushes

In her late 70s, a Mongolian grandmother called Erdengsubuda has recently completed transcribing The Secret History of the Mongols, a Mongolian epic chronicle of the 13th century, with ink brushes that are often used in Chinese calligraphy, utilizing painting and descendant brush painting styles.

Investors Checking Out of ‘Hotel Mongolia’ Found in Limbo

Welcome to the ‘Hotel Mongolia.’ It’s a lovely place. But you might not be able to leave.

Japanese officials handling N. Korean abductions visit Mongolia

Two Japanese officials handling the issue of North Korean abductions of Japanese nationals are visiting Mongolia to seek cooperation from the country in resolving the matter, a Japanese government source said Wednesday.