Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Mongolia Brief July 29, 2014 Part IV

Hakuho Davaajargal wins 30th career title
July 29 (UB Post) The July Tournament of the Japanese professional sumo ended on July 27, with Mongolian Yokozuna (Grand Champion) Hakuho winning his 30th career title, making him the third most successful sumo wrestler in history, after Chionopuji who won 31 tournaments and Taiho who won 32.

Mongolia Brief July 29, 2014 Part III

MH17: Mongolian students transferred from eastern Ukraine
July 29 (UB Post) Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science will transfer both local and international students studying in Donetsk to other cities, citing “the current situation” as reasons for their transfer.

Mongolia Brief July 29, 2014 Part II

Mining Ministry to cooperate with MIRECO
Ulaanbaatar, July 29 (MONTSAME) Mongolia’s Ministry of Mining will cooperate with the Mine Reclamation Corporation of Korea (MIRECO).

Mongolia Brief July 29, 2014 Part I

More to work at Mongolia’s Permanent Rep to UN
Ulaanbaatar, July 29 (MONTSAME) The cabinet meeting on Monday allowed L.Bold, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, to increase a number of the diplomats who work at Mongolia’s Permanent Representative Office to the United Nations (UN).

Mongolia Brief July 28, 2014 Part II

School project completed thanks to US-Mongolia cooperation
BAYANGOL DISTRICT, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (US Embassy) – On July 24, the handover ceremony of the renovation project at the Kindergarten 114  took place. During the Khaan Quest 2014 international peace keeping exercise, a multinational team of engineers and construction specialists worked together to complete renovations at School 42, Kindergarten 114, and to construct a new water distribution point in the Songinokhairkhan district.

Mongolia Brief July 28, 2014 Part I

“Responsibility, monitoring and implementation” online meeting runs
Ulaanbaatar, July 28 (MONTSAME) At this monthly meeting, some specific works done this month were named on Friday.

Managing dwindling energy, water resources a top priority for mining


Drought hits China food production

Severe drought and scorching heat has damaged over a million hectares of farmland in China’s Henan and Inner Mongolia provinces, with no immediate relief in sight, state news agency, Xinhua reported.

Inner Mongolia Eases Merger and Reorganization Rules for Coal Mining Operations

BEIJING--July 29, 2014--Researched by Industrial Info Resources China (Beijing, China)--Inner Mongolia will no longer require coal mining enterprises to seek government approval of mergers and reorganizations, according to a recent government announcement.

Dispatch from China: China by Rail

Travel Agent is cruising through Northern China and Inner Mongolia this week with G Adventures on their brand new 12-day Hidden China and Inner Mongolia itinerary.

Inner Mongolia to Implement 544 Projects to Cut Air Pollution

BEIJING--July 29, 2014--Researched by Industrial Info Resources China (Beijing, China)--North China's Inner Mongolia will implement 544 projects to reduce air pollutants in 2014, including 253 projects in the coal-fired power sector, according to the region's government.

Mongolia Energy : Selects Mining Service Provider for Coalmine

HONG KONG, July 29, SinoCast -- Mongolia Energy Corporation Limited (MEC; SEHK: 0276) has selected mining service provider to offering coal mining service for Khushuut Coal Mine with a term of three years and 35 days.

Mongolia Soft Drinks Market: New market data published

( - Soft Drinks Market in Mongolia: Databook to 2017 is the result of extensive market research covering the Soft Drinks market in Mongolia.

His Highness the Amir flies to Mongolia on private visit

KUWAIT, July 28 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah flew to Mongolia on a private visit on Monday.

Drought leaves 300,000 lacking drinking water in Inner Mongolia

Lingering drought in north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region has left about 300,000 people short of drinking water, local authorities said Sunday.

MH17: Mongolian students transferred from eastern Ukraine

Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science will transfer both local and international students studying in Donetsk to other cities, citing “the current situation” as reasons for their transfer.

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird concludes his visit

Foreign Affairs Minister of Canada John Baird returned home on Friday after a two-day visit to Mongolia.

Xanadu Mines expands copper-gold discovery in Mongolia

Xanadu Mines (ASX:XAM) has released further strong copper gold results from its Altan Tolgoi project in Mongolia, after revealing assays from the first 550 metres of drilling last week.

Mongolia and back in a van with 130,000 miles on the clock

Two men are taking on the ‘mammoth expedition’ of 20,000 miles, five mountain ranges and three deserts in two continents in their transit van to raise money for a hospice.

World Tourism Organization applauds Mongolia granting visa-free travel

Facilitation of tourist travel is closely interlinked with tourism development and can contribute in a decisive manner to tourism’s beneficial effects, including economic growth and job creation.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Mongolia Brief July 25, 2014 Part V

International drivers to cross 4,000 km distance in Rally Mongolia 2014
July 27 (UB Post) The annual Rally Mongolia 2014 is set to start on August 10 and continue for eight days. International racers will cross 4,000 kilometers of land through Govisumber, Uvurkhangai and Arkhangai Provinces to complete the rally. The rally is for both automobiles and motorcycles.

Mongolia Brief July 25, 2014 Part IV

The other side of the coin
July 27 (UB Post) It seems that everyone is now concerned that Mongolia’s economic growth is not going to be as robust as was expected for 2014, and the country’s future prospects look a bit grey.

Mongolia Brief July 25, 2014 Part III

Health agencies warn consumers about false bioactive natural product advertisements
July 27 (UB Post) The Ministry of Health and State Specialized Inspection Agency (SSIA) are warning the public to read and learn about bioactive natural products before purchasing them.

Mongolia Brief July 25, 2014 Part II

Poetry Reciting Festival "Tulga" to Be Held among Mongolians in USA
July 25 ( The annual poetry reciting festival "Tulga" among Mongolians in USA will be held in Los Angeles for 2 days on coming August 2nd and August 3rd, 2014.

Mark Levin’s interview with Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister

Last week, the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, took a few minutes while on a trip to Mongolia to speak to Mark Levin on his radio show (Listen Here—Go to the 7/24/14 show, 49:10 mark).

Newssummary: Export Price of Rare Earth Down 37.2% in 1H in Inner Mongolia

SHANGHAI, Jul. 28 (SMM) – Average export price of rare earth products was 49,000 yuan per tonne during 1H 2014 in Inner Mongolia due to weak demand overseas, down 37.2% on a yearly basis, reported today.

Mining adds 481.2 billion MNT to the State Budget

The mining sector accounts for 18.5 percent of Mongolia’s gross domestic product (GDP), 66 percent of its industry, 83.2 percent of overall exports, 17.5 percent of contributions to the state budget and 81 percent of foreign investment.

Mongolia Business Forecast Report Q1 2014 New C&M country guide focusing on Mongolia

( - The Mongolia Business Forecast Report helps businesses with market assessment, strategic planning and decision making to promote growth and profitability in Mongolia and is an essential tool for CEOs, Chairmen, Finance Directors/CFOs, Managing Directors, Marketing/Sales Directors with commercial interests in this emerging market.

Drought Hits China's Inner Mongolia

China's northern province of Inner Mongolia is struggling with its worst drought in years.

1st Ld-Writethru: Serious drought hits China

Lingering drought in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and central China's Henan Province have scorched rivers and reservoirs, causing power and water shut-offs and drinking water shortages.