Friday, August 31, 2012

MILITARY PURPOSE STUNT EXPLOSIVE FOUND IN AIRPORT TRASH CAN

August 24 (InfoMongolia) Early in the morning of August 24, 2012, the security office of the Chinggis Khaan International Airport had discovered a suspicious packet that looked like a bomb in a trash can in the Waiting Hall of the Airport.

STUDENTS TO RECEIVE FOUR TYPES OF STIPEND

August 24 (InfoMongolia) Within the recent amendments on higher education, the Government of Mongolia is to allocate four types of stipend to students who are studying at the accredited universities and institutes for Top 20 demanded professions of day classes, depending on their study performances with additional 50%, 75% and 100% of bonus.

Is Migration a Factor in Mongolia's Recent Steep Decline in Voter Turn Out?

August 23 (Mongolia Today) The recent parliamentary election produced a troubling result.

Stoves and Land Empower Women in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, August 22 (Millenium Challenge Account – Mongolia) — Severe winter air pollution in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, has become a major concern for the city's 1.3 million residents, which is nearly half the country's population.

2012 MONGOLIA INVESTMENT CLIMATE STATEMENT

ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL SECTION OF THE U.S. EMBASSY ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA

AUSTRALIA AND MONGOLIA CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS

August 24 (InfoMongolia) The 40th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Australia and Mongolia marks in September, 2012.

MIG Lists Historical Resolutions Unsupported by Un-Reelected Directors Enebish & Lim

August 23, Mongolia Investment Group Limited (HK:402) --

OYU TOLGOI TEMPORARY POWER AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN CHINA AND MONGOLIA

August 24 (InfoMongolia) The Vice Chairman of the Autonomous Region People's Government, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region,Mr. Pan Yiyang has made a two-day working visit in Mongolia at the invitation of Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Gonchigzeveg TENGER on August 23-24, 2012.

CNNCI: INTERIM RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30TH JUNE, 2012

August 23, CNNC International Limited (HK:2302) --

Chinese Culture Month opens in Mongolia

ULAN BATOR, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese Culture Month opened Thursday at the Central Culture Palace of Mongolia, starting a series of activities to promote Chinese culture in the country.

Mongolia: Better Prepared for Avian and Human Influenza

Overview

Petro Matad has a lot left to explore in Block XX - Westhouse

Mongolia-focused oil explorer Petro Matad (LON:MATD) has extended the exploration period of the XX Block for another five years.

Major Rio Tinto venture starting to shine

Rio Tinto (RIO -1.96%) has expressed confidence that it will reach an agreement with China over the power supply for the Oyu Tolgoi project in time to begin production as scheduled.

Country Focus: The Mineral, Metal and Fuel Resources of Mongolia

Welcome to Mongolia

UAE men hold Mongolia

DUBAI — UAE men’s team had an exciting draw against Mongolia in the second round of the 40th World Chess Olympiad held at Istanbul Expo Centre, Istanbul, Turkey.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Random Airline of The Week: Mongolian Airlines

There are literally hundreds of different airlines operating scheduled passenger services around the world.

Mongolia: Volatility in cashmere

August 27 (Oxford Business Group) Unexpected fluctuations in cashmere prices in 2012 have -dampened optimism in Mongolia's textiles sector, despite the introduction of incentives from the government aimed at streamlining the industry.

Winsway's ratings unaffected by 1H loss - Moody's

August 24 (ET Net) Moody's Investors Service said that Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited's (HK:1733) 1H 2012 pre-tax loss of HK$684 million - the first such loss since it listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in October 2010 - will have no immediate impact on the company's Ba3 corporate family rating and the B1 rating of its USD senior notes.

BDSec: INITIATING COVERAGE ON MONGOLIA GROWTH GROUP WITH A BUY RATING, WITH 1 YEAR PRICE TARGET OF $6.00

August 27 (BDSec) Mongolia Growth Group (MGG) (CNSX:YAK) is a Canadian domiciled corporation with all of its assets in Mongolia, invested primarily in the booming real estate market of Ulaanbaatar (UB).

Newera Commences Drilling at the Shanagan Coal Project in Mongolia

August 28, Newera Resources Limited (ASX:NRU) --

Haranga Resources locks in 5Mtpa of export rail capacity for Selenge iron ore

August 27 (Proactive Investors) Haranga Resources (ASX: HAR) has inked a memorandum of understanding to secure 5 million tonnes per annum of export rail capacity for iron ore produced from its Selenge Project in Mongolia.

China, Senegal win continental U18 events, book U19 Worlds spots

China came back to beat Korea to win the 2012 FIBA Asia U18 Championship while Senegal knocked off Ivory Coast to claim gold at the 2012 FIBA Africa U18 Championship with all four teams and Asian bronze winners Iran booking their spots in the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship.

ASPIRE MINING LIMITED MINING LICENCE GRANTED FOR OVOOT COKING COAL PROJECT

Mongolian coking coal explorer and developer Aspire Mining Limited (ASX:AKM) is pleased to announce that it has received from the Mongolian Resource Authority (“MRAM”) Mining License number MV 017098 covering a total area of 5,758 hectares for the Ovoot Coking Coal Project (“Ovoot Project”).

Petro Matad extra time in Mongolia

London-listed explorer PetroMatad has secured a five-year extension to the exploration term of its Block XX production sharing contract in Mongolia.

SouthGobi Resources Announces Cancellation of Sale of Tsagaan Tolgoi Deposit

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2012) - SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX:SGQ)(HKSE:1878) ("SouthGobi") announced today that the proposed sale of the Tsagaan Tolgoi Deposit to Modun Resources Limited (ASX:MOU) has been cancelled by mutual agreement of the parties. 

Inner Mongolia take four of five golds at Chinese Wrestling

HOHHOT, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Players from China's Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region won four of the five gold medals on offer at the Chinese Wrestling in the Second Ordos International Nadam Fair on Thursday while Dawanima from Mongolia took the other.

Beautiful scenery in the Hulunbeir Grassland

The Hulunbeir Grassland is located in the northeast of Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region.

Pinoy geophysicist makes it in US but wants to serve PH

Lawrence C. Gochioco is unknown in the Philippines, his home country.

Petro Matad Limited : 30th August 12 Extension of Exploration Period of Block XX View PDF file

Petro Matad, an oil exploration company with a portfolio of assets in Mongolia, is pleased to announce that pursuant to the provisions of the Petroleum Law of Mongolia the exploration term of the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) on Block XX has been extended for five years until July 2017.

Khaan Quest 2012 concludes with ceremony, remarks from SecNav

ULAABAATAR, Mongolia - A closing ceremony was held to mark the end of Exercise Khaan Quest 2012 at the Five Hills Training Area near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Aug. 23.

Mongolian nightmare

FILTHY toilets, no toilet paper, a urine-stained floor, no ability to flush and dribbles on the seat immediately indicate we are heading further east.

Foreign Affairs Minister L.Bold participates in NAM summit

Foreign Affairs Minister Luvsanvandan Bold participating in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran, started on August 28, 2012.

MNT 9.2 billion for local election

A.Bakei, Chairman of Standing committee on State Structure met with N.Luvsanjav, chairman of General Election commission (GEC) and Ch.Sodnomtseren, secretary of GEC and changed a view on upcoming local election preparation.

Chinese cultural month starts in Ulaanbaatar

The Chinese cultural month started today in Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia.

“Formal Intensity: Australian Art Today” at Tsgaandarium

The Tsagaandarium Art gallery organizing “Formal Intensity: Australian Art Today” exhibition on September 1-15.

Inside the 31 August edition

Stormy days may threaten Republicans as they gather in Florida to anoint Mitt Romney.

East Asian children's arts festival closes in Mongolia

ULAN BATOR, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- The 10th Children's Performing Arts Festival of EastAsia ended here Monday, with high hopes for building bridges among children in theregion, local media reported.

Dalate Holds First International Horse Culture Industry Forum

The First International Horse Culture Industry Forum took place on Saturday in Dalate Banner, Erdos City, in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region with the theme of "Cultural Industry and Cultivating a New Economic Growth Engine."

Turquoise Hill, Rio Tinto push ahead at Oyu Tolgoi

Turquoise Hill Resources, formerly known as Ivanhoe Mines, says the first construction phase at its sizeable 66%-held Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in Mongolia’s South Gobi desert is wrapping up with initial production expected to start by year-end.

Mongolian president visits Soltanieh Dome in Zanjan

TEHRAN -- President of Mongolia Elbegdorj Tsakhia, who has traveled to Iran to attend the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, visited the Soltanieh Dome in Zanjan Province on Wednesday.

Whisky firm BenRiach on Mongolia mission

A Scotch whisky firm has set its sights on Mongolia as it bids to make further inroads into new and emerging markets.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A.Ochir: The Shoroon Bumbagar Tomb is under the state protection

An Exploration and Research Team has discovered an Ancient Turkic find in Bayannuur Soum in the Bulgan District.

Choir – Sainshand Road to be Operational by 2013

The construction of the 176.4 kilometre-long road from Choir to Sainshand started in February of 2011.

Athletes and Coaches who magnificently displayed Mongolia granted

Athletes and coaches who successfully participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London were granted a reward on August 26.

Future peace ambassadors assembled in Mongolia

A total of 104 kids from Japan, China, Russia, South Korea, North Korea and Mongolia have gathered together to celebrate world peace and friendship for the ‘Kids’ Asian Union Camp 2012’ assembly, which was held for the 12th time in Mongolia.

SouthGobi drops plan to sell Mongolia coal deposit

Aug 29 (Reuters) - SouthGobi Resources Ltd said the proposed sale of the Tsagaan Tolgoi thermal coal project in Mongolia to Australian-listed Modun Resources Ltd has been cancelled.

Mongolia FM: NAM, counterweight to unipolar US-led system

(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - All countries present in the 16th Non-Aligned Movement summit underline the establishment of global peace, the establishment of which is one of the main objectives of the summit, Gombojav Zandanshatar said upon his arrival in Tehran.

Ambassador Piper Anne Wind Campbell Presents Credentials to the President of Mongolia

At 12 p.m. on Friday, August 24, the new Ambassador of the United States to Mongolia, Piper Anne Wind Campbell, presented her credentials to the President of Mongolia.

President Elbegdorj meets the Member of the Federal Assembly of the State Duma of the Russian Federation

President Elbegdorj received the Member of the Federal Assembly of the State Duma of Russian Federation Mikhail Viktorovich Slipenchuk.

L.Purevsuren appoints as National security and foreign policy advisor

Lundeg Purevsuren appointed as National Security and foreign policy advisor to the President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj. Lundeg Purevsuren works as Foreign policy advisor to the President.

Mongolia will celebrate a Book Festival

President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj issued a degree on celebration a Book Festival on third Saturdays of September every year.

President Tsakhia Elbegdorj to visit to Iran

President of Mongolia Tsakhia Elbegdorj will participate to the meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) scheduled on August 26-31 in Tehran, Iran.

MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES TO BROADCAST PARALYMPICS

London organizers say more than 100 countries will broadcast the Paralympics, providing the most comprehensive coverage of the event in history.

NAM member states underline global peace: Mongolia

Mongolia’s foreign minister says all countries participating in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran champion the cause of global peace and stability.

The Mongolia of America

Question: How is North Dakota like Mongolia? Answer below…but first a little background.

Team from Mongolia Beats Favored Malaysian Teams to Advance to the Second Round of Global CyberLympics, an International Hacking and Computer Network Defense Competition

Global CyberLympics Round One Forensics Security Challenge results have been posted.

Dancing Demons: Ceremonial Masks of Mongolia

Among the great religious festivals of Asia, the ceremonies of Mongolia stand unsurpassed in the splendor of their visual imagery and their dramatic expressiveness.

2nd Dalate Horse Cultural Festival Gallops in Inner Mongolia

The 2nd Ordos Dalate International Horse Cultural Festival was held on August 23-26 in Dalate Banner, Erdos city in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Iran FM meets Benin, Ghana, Mongolia counterparts

(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi held separate meetings Tuesday with his Beninese, Ghanaian and Mongolian counterparts on the sidelines of the ongoing NAM ministerial meeting.

Aspire Mining locks in coking coal mining licence for Ovoot in Mongolia

Aspire Mining (ASX: AKM) has been granted a mining licence covering the 5,758 hectare Ovoot Coking Coal Project in Mongolia, with the certainty of tenure set to greatly assist the company as it moves closer to funding the project.

Miss Zim’s nightmarish experience in Mongolia

Reigning Miss Zimbabwe Bongani Dlakama’s stay in China at the Miss World finals was a nightmare that she quickly wants to forget.Report by Silence Charumbirac

bd’s Mongolian Grill Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Detroit, MI (RestaurantNews.com) Born out of the ancient Mongolian tradition of hunt, gather, cook, feast, bd’s Mongolian Grill is celebrating its 20th anniversary with guests nationwide.

Astro-Sightseeing in Inner Mongolia

When the world's astronomers only get together every three years, there's a lot to do, and so this year's IAU General Assembly lasts a full two weeks.

20 victims of deadly car crash identified

HOHHOT - A transport company in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region has published the names of 20 victims in Sunday's sleeper-tanker crash that killed 36 in Shaanxi province.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

AN APPROACH TO MATERIALS HANDLING FOR A VERY LARGE INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

A large, integrated industrial park being planned at Sainshand in the southern Gobi.

MONGOLIA MYSTERIES REVEALED

Say Mongolia and most Kiwis think of horses, Chingis Khan and a vast, cold desert.

URANIUM PRICES SET TO SPIKE IN 2013

Analyst David Sadowski* of Raymond James sees a lot on the horizon for uranium: a supply shortfall, escalating Asian demand and seasonality, to name just a few. Interview with The Energy Report.

FITCH WITHDRAWS XACBANK’S SENIOR NOTES EXPECTED RATING

Fitch Ratings has withdrawn the expected rating on Mongolia-based XacBank LLC’s (XacBank) foreign currency senior unsecured notes and Recovery Rating assigned on 27 March 2012.

RIO TINTO SAYS LONG-TERM COPPER OUTLOOK POSITIVE

The positive long-term outlook for copper remains intact, Rio Tinto copper division chief Andrew Harding said on Friday.

Gillard’s Labor Loses Power In Australia Northern Territory

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Labor Party lost power in elections in the Northern Territory after 11 years in office.

20 victims of deadly car crash identified

HOHHOT, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- A transport company in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region has published the names of 20 victims in Sunday's sleeper-tanker crash that killed 36 in Shaanxi Province.

Judo club grabs a chance to spar with the best

PARALYMPIC athletes from Mongolia have been given a warm welcome after arriving in Crawley to train with members of a local judo club.

Harumafuji to aim for yokozuna

Ozeki Harumafuji will gun for promotion to the top rank of yokozuna in the Grand Sumo Tournament starting Sept. 9 at Tokyo's Ryogoku Kokugikan, according to the new banzuke ranking released Monday.

Anna Williams: I felt instantly at home and haven’t looked back

The long awaited opening of the British School of Ulaanbaatar is nearly here.

Nova Mining Corp Management Readies for Reported Multiple Apple Product Launches in Upcoming Weeks

Nova Mining Corp. (OTCBB: NVMN) President James Dilger announced that the Company has been making tactical moves ahead of the highly-anticipated Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 5 and iPad Mini launch that are expected to both take place in early September.

Dai Bingguo: It’s pleasant to see our neighbor country developing

The official visit of the State Councilor of the People’s Republic of China, Dai Bingguo, formally began on August 23 when N.Altankhuyag, the Prime Minister of Mongolia, received and met him.

Otgonbayar’s “Thangkas” popular in Berlin

Today, the UB Post would like to show some of the works by a very talented Mongolia artist, Otgonbayar Ershuu.

Haranga Resources locks in 5Mtpa of export rail capacity for Selenge iron ore

(MENAFN - ProactiveInvestors - Australia) Haranga Resources (ASX: HAR) has inked a memorandum of understanding to secure 5 million tonnes per annum of export rail capacity for iron ore produced from its Selenge Project in Mongolia.

Kincora Copper hires new VP of corporate development

Kincora Copper Ltd. (CVE:KCC) Monday has heralded the appointment of senior mining analyst Jonathan Spring as vice president of corporate development.

Paralympics to be broadcast in more than 100 countries after new deals following Olympics

LONDON — London organizers say more than 100 countries will broadcast the Paralympics, providing the most comprehensive coverage of the event in history.

2 traffic accidents leave 47 dead in China

BEIJING (AP) — A double-decker bus rammed into a tanker loaded with highly flammable methanol on a northern Chinese highway, causing both vehicles to burst into flames in one of two serious accidents that left 47 dead over the weekend.

Ambassador Link Brings First Mongolians to Wesleyan

Since China's famous Soong sisters attended Wesleyan College in the early 1900s, the Macon women's school has always had strong links to Asia.

New Mongolian specimen defines Ernanodon antelios

New research conducted on a warehoused specimen of Ernanodon antelios published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology on August 27, 2012, has ended a thirty year old mystery involving what Ernanodon antelios was.

Ricky Razon's Mongolian barbecue

Business tycoon Enrique “Ricky” Razon Jr. (also known as EKR) is bent on leaving his mark all over the world with marine terminals and port projects located in the US, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Brazil, Poland, Madagascar and just recently, Karachi in Pakistan and Nigeria.

Mongolia, N. Korea look to Russia

Russia is favoured by Mongolia and North Korea just as the United States is welcomed by some of its Southeast Asian partners.

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Energen Pilipinas rips Lebanon, tries to salvage 5th place

MANILA, Philippines -- Energen Pilipinas limped back from its heartbreaking quarterfinal loss to South Korea the night before by venting its ire on Lebanon with an 80-69 win in the consolation round of the 22nd FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship at the Buyant Ukhaa Arena in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on Saturday.

India finish 10th in Asia

NAGPUR: Top Indian performers Palpreet Singh Brar, Rakesh Sangwan and Amit Kanarjee tried every trick to thwart Syria's challenge, yet fell inadequate against the sustained pressure exerted by their higher ranked rivals.

Cheer on your champions as the Snow Leopard Trust hosts the Great Gobi Games

Saturday October 6, 2012
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Flash flood kills 6 tourists in NW China

SHIZUISHAN, Ningxia - Six tourists died and more than 30 were evacuated after a flash flood that soaked amountain ravine in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region Saturday, local authorities said.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Wanted: Cowboys in China

Foreign trainers mosey into the country as horse riding becomes popular among urban residents

Why Incentives Matter in Human Development

By Paul Sullivan, Georgetown University

August 22 (UB Post) Mongolia has a real chance to be a wealthy country.

State Universities propose to increase their fees by 25-60%

August 22 (UB Post) The Minister of Education, Culture and Science,L.Gantumur, received and met the directors of the State Universities on August 19.

Wind power: why here and why now?

August 22 (UB Post) Mongolia owns a lot to coal. It is the country's main export; it was responsible for the mining boom that has caused the recent growth of the economy.

China Should Take It Easy About Mongolia's Military Exercises With the US

August 22 (CRI) Japanese forces and US Marines are now in the western Pacific Ocean for a month-long military drill designed to deal with the scenario of taking back islands.

ULAANBAATAR TO ENFORCE BAN ON NEW CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS UNTIL NEW CITY PLAN

August 21 (InfoMongolia) On August 20, the Board members of the Capital City Citizens' Representative's Khural (City Council) held its meeting discussing the working group's procedures on allocating the new lands to civilians (each citizen of Mongolia has a right to obtain a free 0.07 ha) and current ongoing construction up-buildings in Ulaanbaatar city.

FIRST SESSION OF PARLIAMENT OF MONGOLIA IS CLOSED

August 22 (InfoMongolia) On August 21, the First Session of theState Great Khural (Parliament) started its meeting at 04:40 pm with 53.5% of attendance or 38 out of 71 members.

COAL ACCOUNTED FOR 44.6% OF TOTAL EXPORTS AS OF AUGUST 15

August 21 (InfoMongolia) The National Statistical Office of Mongolia made a statement on foreign trade turnover as of August 15, 2012. According to the statement, as of August 15, the total external trade turnover reached at 7,007.5 million USD, whereas exports made up 2,705.9 million USD and imports made up 4,301.5 million USD respectively.

North-Central China Offers Massive Market Opportunity for Mongolian Coal Miners

Mongolia's massive and low-cost coal reserves are well-positioned to serve seven nearby Chinese provinces with more than one billion tonnes of annual coal demand

Manas Petroleum Corp. Operational and Financial Highlights 2nd Quarter 2012

BAAR, Switzerland, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Manas Petroleum Corp. ("Manas") (TSX-V: MNP; OTCBB: MNAP) has filed its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the six months ended June 30, 2012 on EDGAR and on SEDAR. (www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov). The following provides you with a review of some of the highlights:

Winsway: STRATEGIC ALLIANCE AGREEMENT WITH THE LUNG MING GROUP (Boldtumur Eruu Gol)

The Board announces that on 20 August 2012, the Company entered into a long-term Strategic Alliance Agreement with the Lung Ming Group for the marketing of Mongolian iron ore products in the PRC.

Vertical engineers construct multinational partnerships during Khaan Quest 2012

FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, Mongolia (Aug. 21, 2012, U.S. Army) --Mongolian Armed Forces, U.S. Soldiers and Canadian Forces participated in the Engineer Subject Matter Expert Exchangeportion of Khaan Quest 2012, Aug. 13-21.

UK horse products firm gets first Naadam order

August 22 (Bdaily) North East manufacturer of equine supplements has branched into the Mongolian market, with £10,000 order.

AUSTRALIAN VISA HAS GOTTEN EASIER FOR MONGOLIANS

August 23 (InfoMongolia) The Australian Embassies in Beijing and Shanghai, the People's Republic of China announced the changes on Visa Service Delivery, which will be effective from October 01, 2012.

EACH VEHICLE TO BE BANNED FROM ULAANBAATAR TRAFFIC ONE DAY A WEEK

August 23 (InfoMongolia) The second irregular meeting of the Board members of Capital City Citizens' Representative's Khural (City Council) took place in Khangarid Palace on August 22, 2012.

Winsway signs 25-year iron ore team-up deal with Lung Ming (Boldtumur Eruu Gol)

August 22 (ET Net) Winsway Coking Coal (01733) said it entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Lung Ming Mining for cooperation in the marketing of Mongolian iron ore products in the People's Republic of China and the role of the Group as the exclusive buyer of iron ore products produced by the Lung Ming Group.

IFC Proposes Investing $900M in Oyu Tolgoi via Syndicated Loans

August 23 (Cbonds) The estimated total Project cost is $12.0 billion.IFC's proposed investment is a $300 million senior A Loan together with a B Loan of up to $600 million loan to be syndicated to international commercial banks, as part of a proposed $4billion project debt financing.

Mongolia looks to tourism to diversify its economy

The President of Mongolia, Elbegdorj Tsakhia, has pinpointed tourism as a means to diversify the Mongolian economy and outlined plans to increase international tourist arrivals to the country .

Aspire Mining director increases stake

Aspire Mining director Neil Lithgow has increased his stake in the company to 63,478,501 shares after acquiring an additional 258,501 shares on market.

President Elbegdorj thanked the world famous scientists

President Elbegdorj received world famous paleontologist, professor of the Canadian University of Alberta, Phillip Currie and paleontologist Eva Koppelhus.

Ulaanbaatar city Assembly approved action plan against traffic jam

Ulaanbaatar City Mayor E.Bat-Uul presented action plan of complex measure to reduce traffic jam to the Ulaanbaatar City Assembly.

The discussion “How to improve legal environment of historical and cultural findings” held

The discussion “How to improve legal environment of historical and cultural findings” initiated by the Office of the President held at the Citizen Hall of the Government House on Wednesday, August 22.

Motorvision TV set to debut in Asia in September

Motorvision TV, part of Motorvision Group, will launch in Malaysia, Mongolia and Sri Lanka beginning September.

Manas Petroleum starts drilling in Mongolia

Switzerland-based Manas Petroleum (CVE:MNP) (OTCBB:MNAP) said it has started drilling in Mongolia.

Iran into FIBA Asia U-18 Championship semis

Iran advanced into semifinal round of the 22nd FIBA Asia U-18 Championship at Buyant-Ukhaa Arena in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on Friday.

Gauging The Impact Of Warming On Asia’s Life-Giving Monsoons

In Mongolia, U.S. scientists are studying climate clues in ancient tree rings to help answer a crucial question: How will global warming affect Asia’s monsoon rains, which supply water for agriculture and drinking to half the world’s population?

Palpreet powers India past Indonesia

NAGPUR: Indian cagers made their presence felt in the Fiba Asia U-18 basketball championship, albeit a bit late.

Photo Of The Day: Mongolia

Mongolia looks like the perfect place for a road trip.

Mongolian politicians juggle economic nationalism with dependence on China

It is no surprise that one of the first foreign officials on the plane to Ulan Bator last week after a new Mongolian government was finally put together after June’s election was China’s State Councillor and national security adviser Dai Bingguo.

Friday, August 24, 2012

MONGOLIA’S COAL DEVELOPMENT POLICIES TIED TO GOAL OF REDUCING PROPORTION OF CHINESE INVESTMENT

On August 22-25, 2012, Dai Bingguo, Chinese State Councilor and top national security advisor to President Hu Jintao, will go to Ulaanbaatar to meet newly installed Mongolian government and Parliamentary leaders.

NORTH EAST HORSE PRODUCTS FIRM LOOK TO MONGOLIA

North East manufacturer of equine supplements has branched into the Mongolian market, with £10,000 order.

MONGOLIA’S MEAT DIET: AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH FOR VEGANISM

My guide grunts as he stabs his finger at the knife sitting in a bucket of bones that are covered with bits of stringy flesh.

BANK OF CHINA PROFIT GROWTH SLOWS TO 5.3% AS ECONOMY DECELERATES

Bank of China Ltd., the nation’s third-largest lender by assets, posted the slowest quarterly profit growth in three years as loan demand weakened and lower interest rates squeezed margins.

MONGOLIA TO CONTINUE EXPAND EXCHANGE WITH CHINA

ULAN BATOR – The new Mongolian government will continue its foreign policy priorities of developing bilateral ties with China and make efforts to expand exchanges and cooperation between the two countries, Mongolian Prime Minister Norov Altanhuyag said on Thursday.

MULTINATIONAL FORCES TRAIN IN MONGOLIAN PLAINS

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – Serving in the military offers many opportunities, including the chance to travel to distant lands and train with other nations.

Aspire Mining drilling unearths more coal beyond Ovoot Coking Coal Resource

Aspire Mining has already defined the second largest coking coal Reserve in Mongolia, intersecting coal during drilling outside the existing Resource at its Ovoot Coking Coal Project in Mongolia could increase the size.

Mongolia Yili sees 7pct down in H1 profit

China Knowledge reported that Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co a major Chinese dairy company net profit attributable to shareholders decreased 6.67%YoY to CNY 762 million in the first half of this year.

Mongolia Growth Group Ltd. Announces Upcoming Conferences

Ulaanbaatar, MONGOLIA, Aug 22, 2012 (Filing Services Canada via COMTEX) -- Mongolia Growth Group Ltd.

The man who educated the Ninja Turtles

A 37-YEAR-OLD Tamworth man travelled to Mongolia to put his skills in mines rescue to the test in the gold mines.

Rio ‘Confident’ of Securing China Power Supply for Oyu Tolgoi

Rio Tinto Group (RIO), developing a $6.2 billion copper-gold mine in Mongolia, is certain of reaching a power-supply agreement with China for the project scheduled to start production next year.

Indian, Russian Armies conclude 1st joint counter--terror drill

Moscow: Indian and Russian Armies have successfully concluded their first joint counter-terrorism wargames close to Moscow's boundary with China and Mongolia.

Exchange students share Mongolia adventure

Two high school students from Bozeman share experiences gained this summer through a Department of State American Youth Leadership Program to Mongolia.

China lines up supplies much closer to home

BHP'S decision to abandon the expansion of its Olympic Dam copper-uranium mine is said to be another sign that the commodity boom is coming to an end.

MONGOLIA AND JAPAN WILL HELP MUSEUM

A UNESCO PROJECT AIMED TO IMPROVE MUSEUM'S CAPABILITY TO DEVELOP, LAUNCHED ITS CONSULTATIVE MEETING ON AUGUST 24.

Air China launches Inner Mongolia subsidiary

Air China (CA) has launched a new subsidiary in Inner Mongolia as it expands in the North China market (ATW Daily News, July 26).

US service members share Medical First Responder course with Mongolian counterparts

FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, Mongolia – U.S. service members conducted the Medical First Responder course for Khaan Quest 2012, Aug. 13-17, 2012.