Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A Vice Speaker of the State Great Khural (parliament) R.Gonchigdorj Wednesday met with Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
At the invitation by Prime Minister of Mongolia, Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa is making an official visit to Mongolia from October 31 to November 1st, 2013.
Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj said his land-locked country sees North Korea as its “nearest sea outlet” for global exports and could bring in North Korean workers to deal with labor shortages.
North Korean Premier Pak Pong Ju met with Mongolia’s President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj in Pyongyang apparently as part of efforts to take advantage of Mongolia, which aims to bolster its influence in the region.
SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Yonhap) -- Mongolia's President Tsakhia Elbegdorj left North Korea on Thursday with no official confirmation he held a summit meeting with Kim Jong-un, the government said.
SEJONG, Oct. 30 (Yonhap) -- South Korea, China, Russia and Mongolia are likely to upgrade the status of a regional association for the development of areas near the Tumen River, the finance ministry said Wednesday.
Ministry of Strategy and Finance of the Republic o : 14th Meeting on Greater Tumen Development Initiative
The 14th Great Tumen Initiative (GTI) Consultative Commission* was held in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on October 30.
South Africa's Standard Bank Group (SBK.JO) has agreed to sell its Asian loan portfolio, of around $1 billion, which includes financing of mining projects in Mongolia, Indonesia and other countries, to BNP Paribas SA (>> BNP PARIBAS) and others, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing two people familiar with the matter.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Prime Minister of Mongolia N.Altankhuyag Monday hosted the “Hours of Construction” meeting to get acquainted with construction work progress at the international airport being built in Khushigt Valley in Tov Province.
The director of ICT Sain Consulting, S.Ochirbat, spoke to the website VIP76 regarding the future development of Mongolia’s roads.
Nicolas Cage just can't seem to avoid odd news stories.
SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Yonhap) -- Mongolia's president stressed that his country will work with Pyongyang to promote stability in Northeast Asia, the North's state media reported Tuesday.
Areva has signed an agreement with Mongolian state-owned nuclear company MON-ATOM to create joint venture company Areva Mines.
When Loyola University New Orleans senior music industry studies major Dimitri Staszewski began his academic career four years ago, he never imagined he would travel 7,000 miles across the globe on a quest to document the changing musical traditions of Mongolian herders.
Strong demand from both the public and private sectors will keep Mongolia’s construction industry busy for the foreseeable future, though the heavy calls on the building trade is stretching resources and pushing up costs.
SEOUL--Mongolia's President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is visiting North Korea, making him the first foreign head of state to go there under Kim Jong Un's leadership.
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, October 29, 2013-A new World Bank Group report finds that Mongolia implemented three positive business reforms between June 2012 and June 2013, making it easier to start a business, deal with construction permits, and access electricity.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Cogegobi, the Mongolian subsidiary of AREVA, a nuclear group based in France, has activated its uranium exploration in Mongolia again after a temporally halt due to local resident opposition.
Beijing, Oct 25 (PTI) China today said successful visits by Prime ministers of India, Russia and Mongolia here showed the importance Beijing is attaching to its neighbours.
Tokyo District Court earlier this week postponed their decision on whether or not to approve the sale of the former headquarters of the pro-Pyongyang General Association of Korean Residents in Japan or Chongryon to the “mysterious” Mongolian company that won the auction bid for the building.
China's top legislator, Zhang Dejiang met with visiting Mongolian Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag in Beijing on Friday.
China’s plans to develop coal-to-gas plants as part of efforts to reduce air pollution may pose a threat to water supplies in arid regions, according to a research group involved in climate and energy issues.
EBRD - European Bank for Reconstruction and Develo : Banking and Finance Academy launches online training series on SME lending
Course will reach out to hard-to-service rural areas
Author(s): Svitlana Pyrkalo
Date: 25 October 2013
Author(s): Svitlana Pyrkalo
Date: 25 October 2013
Li Keqiang held separate meetings with Mongolian Prime Minister Norovyn Altankhuyag in Beijing on Friday, where the two countries signed a document on long-term partnership.
TAGAYTAY CITY—Grandmaster Mark Paragua struck in the seventh round as host Tagaytay squeaked past Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia), 2.5-1.5, and boosted its bid for the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship-Dubai Cup title late Thursday night.
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, Ile de France, France, 2013/10/25 - French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Laurent Fabius, GDF SUEZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Newcom, a leading Mongolian conglomerate, relating to the development of future renewable energy projects in the country.
STATEMENT BY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA IN ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA IN THE PRESENCE OF PRESIDENT TSAHIA ELBEGDORJ
ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/13 -- I am delighted to be here today with President Elbegdorj to reaffirm the ties of friendship and co-operation between Canada and Mongolia.
PERTH, Australia — When Bishop Wenceslao Padilla arrived in Mongolia with two other missionary priests in 1992, there were no Catholics in the Central Asian country.
Avar Limited Liability Co. of Mongolia has denied any involvement by North Korea or other countries in the company’s plan to buy the Tokyo head office of a pro-Pyongyang group, according to Mongolian media reports.
wrestling, riding and archery.
ULAN BATOR: French energy giant GDF Suez on Friday signed an agreement with private Mongolian firm Newcom to build a thermal power plant in the fast-developing country, which still suffers from blackouts.
The mining sector makes up about 20% of Mongolia’s GDP, 40% of its budget income, 85% of its investment and 90% of its exports, but the uncertainty that permeates everything from the security of mineral tenure and resource rights to the enforcement of commercial contracts has taken a big toll on foreign direct investment levels, the growth of the private sector, and the nation’s foreign debt, warns Dale Choi, the Ulaanbaatar-based founder of Independent Mongolian Metals & Mining Research.
Friday, October 25, 2013
Photo taken on Oct. 23, 2013 shows a vehicle sliding out of the road in Hexigten Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Photo taken on Oct. 23, 2013 shows a vehicle sliding out of the road in Hexigten Banner, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
In a positive development for Rio Tinto ( RIO ), customers of its copper output from the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia have resolved a months-long dispute with the Chinese customs authorities.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Due to the dengue fever outbreak that has caused 109 deaths in India, where more than 50 thousand people have been affected this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia has issued a travel warning for travelers to India.
Dying life of the tribe: Spectacular pictures by British photographer capture the people who are in danger of disappearing forever
It wasn't that they were unfriendly - they had repeatedly offered him of vodka, which, not being much of a drinker, he'd refused.
Efforts are underway in the Gobi Desert to save a newly discovered species of camel from extinction.
The Mongolian version of President Park Geun-hye’s autobiography was recently published in Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Our chess players are taking part in the Asian Cities Chess Team Championship for the Dubai Cup.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Mongolia-Austria diplomatic relations this year, the Mongolian Embassy in Vienna is co-hosting a symposium with the Mongolian Culture and Europe Association.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ With the official visit to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag Wednesday delivered a speech at the 14th Western China International Fair.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Ambassador G.Batjargal addressed the 967th meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna October 17.
With the wind chill, temperatures in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, dipped below 10 degrees last week. Still, Harris Kupperman showed up for his job in a short-sleeve polo and Ray-Bans, an iced coffee in hand.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ After being welcomed at the Capital international airport of Beijing by both countries' officials, the Prime Minister of Mongolia N.Altankhuyag with his cortege headed to Sichuan province, and received the province governor Wei Hong there.
It was my last night in the capital city of Ulanbaataar (UB) during my first visit to Mongolia.
SOUTHERN GOBI REGION, Mongolia, Oct 24 (IPS) - Decades of international and local collaboration have brought the Tahki or Asian Wild Horse back from the brink of extinction and reintroduced herds to Mongolia’s Gobi desert and grasslands.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A Deputy Director of the Department of International Organizations of the Foreign Ministry V.Olziibayar Monday delivered a report on our government's policy towards children's rights, at the 3rd Committee debate on "Promotion and Protection of the rights of children" of the 68th UN General Assembly.
Mongolia: A president of the Mongolian Alt Corporation (MAK) has announced that the Khukh Tsav cement plant will be able to produce 2Mt/yr of cement from 2014.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city E.Bat-Uul Tuesday received the Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Germany’s Hamburg city Mr Marcus Reinberg.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A delegation headed by N.Udval, the Minister of Health, is taking part in the sixty-fourth session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for the Western Pacific.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Director-General of the Erdenet Mining Corporation Mr Ts.Davaatseren has been elected the president of Mongolia’s Fencing Federation (MFF).
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A short film "Prohibited", the winner of 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) in Mongolia, will be screened at Filmapalooza, the project’s annual screening and awards weekend in New Oreland, USA on November 1-4.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian students now can study full-time courses at postgraduate level at UK universities with a scholarship by the governments of the two countries.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mr Erlan Idrisov Monday sent a letter to Mr L.Bold, the Mongolian Foreign Minister.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Two projects titled "Localities economics development" have been implemented in Zavkhan aimag in frames of an economics support program by ADRA-Mongolia, an international non-profit organization /NPO/.
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. has become the first Japanese bank to open an office in the central Asian nation of Mongolia, opening a representative office in Ulaanbaatar, the landlocked nation's capital, on Oct. 23.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/13 -- Kincora Copper Limited (the "Company", "Kincora") (TSX VENTURE:KCC) is pleased to provide an update on recent operational and corporate activities:
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
(Reuters) - A customs dispute that had been holding up copper concentrate shipments from Rio Tinto's (RIO.AX)(RIO.L)(RIO.N) massive Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia has been resolved, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TRQ.TO) said on Monday.
Mongolia's nomads have roamed its sprawling grasslands for centuries, pitching their yurts wherever they find pasture for their animals, but now Tsogtsaikhan Orgodol is staying put as part of a scheme to tackle chronic overgrazing.
The first international copper and gold shipment from Rio Tinto’s (ASX, LON:RIO) $11 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia is finally on its way to China after a three-month bureaucratic hold-up at the border between the two nations.
TAGAYTAY CITY – Tagaytay swept Erdenet, Mongolia, 4-0, Sunday at the start of the 2013 Asian Cities Chess Team Championship also known as Dubai Cup at the Tagaytay International Convention Center Sunday, here.
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Rio Tinto’s (ASX: RIO) $6.2 billion copper and gold project in Mongolia has finally began to record revenues, months after the completion of construction and first production.
Temperatures in most northern Chinese provinces will plunge over the next three days as a cold front approaches, while fog and haze will linger in the northeast, the national observatory said on Tuesday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag Monday ran the "Hours of great construction" meeting to get au fait with a construction works of an international airport in Khoshigt Valley, Tov aimag.
Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin Holds Consultations with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs D. Gankhuyag of Mongolia
On 16 October 2013, Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin co-chaired annual consultations between Vice Foreign Ministers of China and Mongolia with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs D. Gankhuyag of Mongolia.
Polish mining machinery producer Famur may sign contracts worth $100 million with companies in Mongolia, Economy Minister Janusz Piechociński said.
Buyers of copper from Rio Tinto Group's $6.6-billion Oyu Tolgoi mine venture in Mongolia have been approved to collect their orders, ending a four-month wait that had stalled sales from the project.
Monday, October 21, 2013
On the invitation of the President of Mongolia the Governor General of Canada David Johnston is to visit Mongolia on 25th and 26th October.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The cabinet Saturday supported in principle a draft of general financial agreement of the "Program on developing ger districts and supporting investments" and decided to consult it with parliament's related Standing committees.
Today the Polish First Lady, Anna Komorowska, visited the Down Syndrome Association of Mongolia (DSAM) at their Specialist Centre, as part of the official state visit to Mongolia by President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski on 21st October.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Concurrent Non-Resident Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Republic of South Africa B.Odonjil October 16 presented his letter of credence to the President of the latter country Mr Jacob Zuma.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The twice world champion U.Byambajav (+115 kg) October 19 became a world champion while his teammate O.Osokhbayar (85 kg) grabbed a silver medal at the sumo competitions of the World Combat Games in Russia's Saint Petersburg city.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolia's Minister of Mining Mr D.Gankhuyag and Minister of Economy of Poland Mr Janusz Piechocinski have inked the Declaration of cooperation in mining sphere.
LONDON (Alliance News) - Sorbic International PLC Monday said it expects its full-year results to exceed market expectations after earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation increased in the period to August 31, with margins showing "significant improvement".
When the Spanish king Juan Carlos was taken to hospital at the end of last month, most mainstream newspapers and magazines carried endless coverage, analysing his latest operation in the finest detail.
ING Bank is pinning its hopes for growth in China on companies looking to go overseas and says operating profits in the region could grow by 10 to 15 per cent a year.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
They call Mongolia the "land of blue sky"; its spectacular desert, forest and grasslands are blessed by sun for two-thirds of the year.
In a bid to reverse the slump that has gripped the economy, Mongolia would be replacing its 2012 Strategic Entities Foreign Investment Law (SEFIL) with a new measure.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Ulaanbaatar, MONGOLIA, October 17, 2013 /FSC/ - Mongolia Growth Group Ltd. (YAK - TSX Venture), is pleased to announce the release of its September 2013 letter to shareholders.
Chongryon – has been bought by a mystery Mongolian firm, fueling rumors of espionage around the purchase.
ADB - Asian Development Bank : Mongolia Must Spend Up to $560 Million a Year to Climate-proof Infrastructure
ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA - Mongolia needs to spend up to $560 million per year between 2010 and 2050 to ensure its infrastructure can withstand severe weather conditions, a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says.
Well, imitation is the finest form of flattery, as they say.
Rio Tinto ( RIO ) reported a strong Q3 operating performance across most business segments.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
RIO TINTO has upgraded its mineral production targets as the commodity market continues to stabilise.
[Rising Stock] MONGOLIA ENERGY (00276)'s price greatly went up 17.647% at 02:48p.m .
DAEGU, South Korea, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The 48 nations comprising the Asia Pacific region will collectively increase their energy demand by 67 percent between 2010 and 2035, says a new report by the Asian Development Bank.
October 14, 2013 - As some tell it, the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar used to be full of bankers and consultants all trying to get a piece of the action in a country expected to become a serious resources player.
Climate change will lead to more flooding and drought in East Asia and could chop 5.3 percent off annual gross domestic product by the year 2100 if measures aren’t adopted to tackle it, according to the Asian Development Bank.
Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced that its video processing systems have been selected by Skymedia, the leading broadband service provider in Mongolia, to power over-the-top television (OTT) and advanced television services nationwide.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 -- At the request of the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will conduct a State visit to Mongolia, from October 24 to 26, 2013.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/13 -- Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston will be joined by official and accompanying delegations on the occasion of a State visit to Mongolia, from October 24 to 26, 2013.
Pan-Africanism has acted as an umbrella containing diverse attempts to democratise the newly decolonised sub-Saharan continent, whether through the efforts of domestic forces or external aides, albeit with mixed results.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
DGAP-News: CASSONA SE ensures that the coal-fired power plant in Mongolia fulfills highest technological standards (news with additional features)
DGAP-News: CASSONA SE / Key word(s): Miscellaneous/Sustainability CASSONA SE ensures that the coal-fired power plant in Mongolia fulfills highest technological standards (news with additional features) 14.10.2013 / 18:15 ---------------------------------------------------------------------
An agreement was signed on Friday over the 30-day visa-free travel in Mongolia for Turkish citizens, said Chairman of Mongolian Parliament Zandaakhuu Enkhbold.
Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd. could be forced to amass a mountain of copper concentrate at its new $6-billion (U.S.) Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia while Chinese buyers resolve a lengthy customs impasse with their government.
Oct 15 (Reuters) - Global miner Rio Tinto could be forced to amass a mountain of copper concentrate at its new $6 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia while Chinese buyers resolve a lengthy customs impasse with their government.
According to the Ministry of Finance, China has put aside five billion Yuan or 817 million US dollars to tackle air pollution in six regions including Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Shandong, and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
This weekend marks the sixth installment of this year’s Tiger Street Football tournament and the Singaporean leg will be no different from the one’s before in Cambodia, Australia, Malaysia, Mongolia and China.
Rio Tinto has “boosted its forecast copper output for 2013 after a better-than-expected recovery from the U.S. Kennecott mine following a landslide, and posted record iron ore and coal output in the third quarter,” reports Reuters.
Five books recognized for their outstanding contributions to the understanding of Asia have been chosen as finalists for the 2013 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award.
The government is pushing Rio Tinto to continue developing underground mining shafts in the Oyu Tolgoi mine, the construction of which was halted by the mining giant in August due to the government"s rejection of its financing proposal on the project.
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Foreign Secretary visits three North-East Asian democracies and rapidly-growing economies to promote UK political and commercial interests.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first nine months of 2013, total equilibrated revenue and grants of the General Government Budget (GGB) amounted to 3,936.8 bln.tog, and total expenditure and net lending reached 4,067.6 bln.tog, representing a deficit of 130.9 bln.tog in the equilibrated balance of GGB.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first nine months of 2013, Mongolia traded with 126 countries, and total external trade turnover reached USD 7,923.3 mln, of which exports made up USD 3,097.8 mln and imports USD 4,825.4 mln.