Sunday, September 29, 2013

PetroChina Daqing Tamsag faces criticism and fines for environmental abuses

The mining operations of PetroChina Daqing Tamsag, financed entirely by China, have been creating serious problems for residents of Matad soum in Dornod Province.

Domestic sheep wool being used for building insulation

Mongolia is now able to not only produce cotton fleece from sheep wool but also building insulation material.

35,000 hectares of crop fields covered with snow

The Agriculture Policy Implementation Regulatory Agency (APIRA) of the Ministry of Factory and Agriculture reported on September 23, that snow fall this past weekend affected crop fields and harvesting.

Winter preparation at 90 percent completion

The regular meeting of officials of the Ulaanbaatar City Administration took place on September 23 and updated information on winter preparation was presented.

Mongolia struggles with complexities of resource development

Various forms of graft are already a major element in doing business in Mongolia

Mobility Skills Training Empowers Blind Mongolians

One year after Massey University Professor Steve La Grow initiated Mongolia’s first mobility training program for blind people, he returned to assess the program’s progress.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

7.2 billion MNT in cigarettes confiscated

The State Specialized Inspection Agency conducted an inspection of the implementation of Mongolian Tobacco Control Law and the Law on Operation Permits of Business Entities throughout spring and summer this year.

‘Selected Livestock-2013’ fair takes place at Khui Doloon Khudag

Last weekend, Shilmel Mal-2013 (Selected Livestock-2013) and Shilmel Nohod-2013 (Selected Dogs-2013) took place showcasing the nation’s finest livestock and canine breeds.

Sound of Gunfire and What It Means

On September 16, last Monday, a group of non-governmental organizations and environmental activists protested against the amendment of the law concerning prohibition of mining and quarrying in environmentally protected areas of water and river basins and forested areas, otherwise known as “the law with the long name”.

NAGRA Masters Mongolia...Has The Key To Asia’s Turnkey Pay-TV

[SatNews] [This] End-to-end solution will power Sansar HD cable service and the DDishTV satellite service in Mongolia.

Sumo's Championship Heats Up in Tokyo!

Sumo fans crowding around Tokyo's Final Championship Tournament of the year seem to be bigger than usual!

Joint Statement on Standing Firm Behind Civil Society-Lifeline: The Embattled CSOs Assistance Fund

Media Note

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Washington, DC

September 27, 2013

Tinkler's trainer is hungry for Rosehill success

A much slimmer John Thompson has returned from his China experience with hopes of racing a couple of relatively unknown horses into group 1s at Rosehill on Saturday.

Thompson leads lean team at Rosehill

A much slimmer John Thompson has returned from his China experience with hopes of racing a couple of relatively unknown horses into group 1s at Rosehill on Saturday.

Korean Catholics set up two Legio Mariæ groups in Mongolia

Ulaan Baatar (AsiaNews) – Since May 1st, the Assumption of Our Lady's Church in Ulaan Baatar has a new tool for evangelisation in Mongolia.

Mongolia Investment Group Ltd. : Change of Company Name and Change of Stock Short Name

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement.

Continental shelf

Rosemarie Milsom nominates 10 essential travel reads, traversing inner Mongolia to Australia.

One man’s journey to follow the steps of Ghengis Khan is coming to Cranbrook

There’s an ancient Kazakh saying, “To understand the wolf, you must put on the skin of the wolf and look through its eyes.”

The decline of nomadic life

Modern adventurer Tim Cope spent three-and-a-half years living the life of a nomad travelling 6,000 miles from Mongolia to Hungary.

President Elbegdorj makes statement on Nuclear Disarmament

The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj is currently attending the High-level Meetings at the 68th Session of the General Assembly.

MONGOLIA-DPRK INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION MEETING RUNS

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 9th meeting of the intergovernmental consultative commission for economics, trade, science and technical cooperation between Mongolia and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) ran September 23-26 at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang city.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Irregular session of Parliament scheduled today

An irregular session meeting of Parliament is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm today, September 26th.

World Tourism Day to promote National Tourism

World Tourism Day is marked annually on September 27th.

Parliament opens for Autumn session

The opening of the Autumn session of Parliament will be held on October 1st according to regulations.

Prime Minister: Budget amendments are certain

During the regular “30 Minutes with the Prime Minister” meeting on 6th September the Reform Government of Mongolia reported on the work done over the past year since the new government was formed and answered reporters` questions.

US to finance 5.1 million US dollars of development projects in Mongolia

The Minister of Economic Development of Mongolia Ts.Batbayar and the US Ambassador to Mongolia, Piper Anne Wind Campbell signed a Cooperation Agreement between the Governments of the USA and Mongolia on Thursday September 26th.

Future Champions tournament to promote “Healthy Mongolian Children”

The Future Champions tournament, which has been dedicated to the 69th Grand Champion of Japanese Professional Sumo, will be held at the Cultural Palace of the Mongolian Trade Union on Friday September 27th.

Uriankhai Style Archery Championships held in Ulaanbaatar City

The 22nd State Championships of Uriankhai Style Archery began today on September 27th.

Youth Group plants heart shaped arboretum

A volunteer youth group has launched a campaign to plant 1000 trees in the Mongolian National Garden Park located along the Tuul River in Bayanzurkh District.

Bullish block trade of MONGOLIA INV(00402) 9M shares at $0.41, $3.69M turnover

[Block Trade] A bullish block trade of 9M shares of MONGOLIA INV(00402) occurred at price of HK$0.41 and turnover of HK$3.69M at 11:40a.m .

Ulaanbaatar combined heat and power plant, Mongolia

Name and Location
Ulaanbaatar combined heat and power (CHP) plant, Mongolia.

President of Mongolia : President Elbegdorj Attends General Assembly’s Special Event “Towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals”

THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF MONGOLIA, PUBLIC RELATIONS & COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION President Elbegdorj Attends General Assembly's Special Event "Towards Achieving the Millennium Development Goals"

Abdullah bin Zayed meets President of Mongolia in New York

WAM NEW YORK, 27th September, 2013 (WAM)--H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Foreign Minister, met on Thursday at the United Nations, President of Mongolia, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj.

Mongolian leader says 2015 must be seen as beginning, not end of effort to achieve development for all

26 September 2013 – Labelling his country “an old nation with a young heart,” the President of Mongolia told the United Nations General Assembly today that while his nation was able to achieve many of the Millennium Development Goals MDGs, reaching the unmet targets required national stakeholders, the private sector, research institutions, civil society and media working together.

FM EXPRESSES MONGOLIA'S POSITION ON UN PEACEKEEPING MISSION

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia L.Bold September 25 attended a high-level event co-hosted by Finland and Uruguay on "Strengthening the Partnership: A Fresh Dialogue on UN Peacekeeping".

Justice Coalition supports tax stability to attract investment

Source: Udriin Sonin

Beautiful scenery of Wulanbutong grassland in Inner Mongolia

Photo shows the amazing scenery of Wulanbutong grassland in north China's Inner Mongolia.

Lesotho: Five Countries Complete Anti-Poverty Compacts With U.S. Agency

Washington — The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is successfully completing compacts with Lesotho, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique and Tanzania in September.

TSX letter 'improperly' leaked Prophecy Coal says

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Golfing Across Mongolia

Not particularly known for its smooth-as-glass putting surfaces or sublime golfing seasons, Mongolia is nonetheless the place a 35-year-old civil engineer from New Hampshire has decided to spend his summer playing golf.

Golf Mongolia Tours

Last year, American golfer Andre Tolme made headlines and put Mongolia on the map as an adventure travel destination when he became the first person to golf the length of the Central Asian nation.

Mongolia among world's fastest developing countries: president

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Mongolian President Elbegdorj Tsakhia said Thursday that his country is among the world's fastest developing economies with double digit percentage growth.

Private equity group helps Mongolian firms connect with outside world

In a country rich in minerals Batsaihan Jamichoi provides a rare commodity - capital financing.

Why reading their own language gives Mongolians a headache

Being able to read is something many people take for granted.

Thursday, September 26, 2013

North Korea nuclear threat key concern at historic North East Asia Defence and Security Forum

The nuclear threat from North Korea and newly-heightened tensions between South Korea and Japan were the focus of historic talks in Sydney today involving officials and scholars from seven countries.

China champs at the bit

The race is on to build a nursery for thoroughbred racehorses. However, it's likely to be a canter rather than a gallop.

Prophecy Comments on Information Leaks

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2013) - Prophecy Coal Corp. ("Prophecy") (PCY.TO)(PRPCF)(1P2.F) -

Prophecy Power Plant in Mongolia?

I have been traveling recently and that is why I had not posted.

US And Mongolia Sign Bilateral Transparency Agreement

The United States and Mongolia signed an Agreement on Transparency in Matters Related to International Trade and Investment Tuesday in New York, New York, the US State Department said.

Inner Mongolia to cut coal levies to boost mining

Inner Mongolia, officially the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region governed by China will help the local coal industry by cutting administrative fees and transport charges for local miners.

MONGOLIA AND CHINA RUN FIRST MEETING OF CODIFYING BILATERAL CONTRACTS

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolia and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) held their first meeting for codifying agreements which have been made since 1949 when the countries established the diplomatic relations.

MONGOLIA SIGNS ARMS TRADE TREATY

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Mongolia's Minister of Foreign Affairs L.Bold September 24 signed the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, at the Treaty Events in New York, USA.

Mongolia, United States Sign Transparency Agreement

ULAANBAATAR (Mongolia), Sept 26 (Bernama) -- Mongolia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, L.Bold, and the United States Trade Representative, Michael Forman, on Tuesday signed an agreement on transparency in the international trade and investments between the two countries in New York, Mongolia's MONTSAME news agency reported.

Speaker received Chair of NAMBC

Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold received Pamela Slutz, the Chair of the NAMBC (North America-Mongolia Business Council) with the delegation in Government House today on September 24th.

Ulaanbaatar Film Festival brings Cannes style to Mongolia

The first Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival will be held in Mongolia as an initiative of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in collaboration with the Mongolian-French Center, the Culture and Art Authority of the City and the Arts Council of Mongolia.

“CEO Summit-2013” begins

Chief Executive Officers and Managers of top Mongolian organisations and companies convene for the “CEO Summit-2013” held at Government House today September 25th.

President Elbegdorj congratulates Chancellor Angela Merkel

The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, who is currently attending the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, congratulated the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Wednesday.

SUBSTITUTION THREAT PLACES SINGLE-COMMODITY FIRMS AT RISK

Advisory firm Ernst & Young (E&Y) has warned of an increased threat of substitution, saying that single commodity companies are at most risk.

TURQUOISE HILL: OYU TOLGOI CONCENTRATOR RUNNING AT FULL CAPACITY; SALES TO RAMP UP

Turquoise Hill Resources (TSE:TRQ) (NYSE:TRQ) announced that production at the Oyu Tolgoi concentrator is currently running at full capacity, or approximately 100,000 tonnes of ore processed per day, in its update on the Mongolian mine’s concentrate production and sales, released Monday.

ASIAN COAL PRODUCERS HAVE INCREASED DEFAULT RISK, MOODY’S SAYS

Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Ltd. (1733) and Hidili Industry International Development Ltd. (1393) are among Asian coal producers at an increased risk of default on the outlook for prices, Moody’s Investors Service Inc. said.

Mystery gas kills 4 in north China

HOHHOT, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Four workers were killed by an unknown gas when they were repairing heating pipelines in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the local work safety watchdog said Wednesday.

Three Star crash out

KATHMANDU: Laxmi Bank Three Star Club crashed out of the AFC President’s Cup despite battling to a 1-1 draw against Erchim FC of Mongolia at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Melaka, Malaysia today.

AFC President’s Cup 2013: Erchim 1-1 Three Star Club

Melaka: A second-half stoppage time equaliser failed to save Three Star Club of Nepal as they crashed out of the AFC President’s Cup 2013 Final Stage after they drew 1-1 with Erchim of Mongolia on Wednesday.

Three Start Ends AFC President Cup Journey with a Draw

Three Star club comes back from a goal to end up sharing points with Erchim FC which ends up star’s chance to qualify to the next round.

Four nations team up to present Asian museums seminar in Bagan

In a joint effort with Japan, Mongolia, and Thailand, Myanmar yesterday presented a seminar in Bagan aimed at improving how museums do their work.

Mongolian throat singers a highlight in new song fest

SINGAPORE - With sacred music from Estonia, throat singers from Mongolia who can belt out two notes at one time and Singapore's hottest a cappella groups, the Esplanade's new festival in December celebrates the power and range of the human voice.

Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co Ltd Receives Subsidy

Inner Mongolia North Hauler Joint Stock Co Ltd announced that it has received a subsidy of RMB 7.5 million from the government as support for a large-scale motor wheel mine car development and industrialization project.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Rio Tinto’s Oyu Tolgoi new CEO set to end mine’s disputes

Craig Kinnell, a top copper marketing executive at giant Rio Tinto (ASX, LON: RIO), is the new president and chief executive officer of the miner’s huge Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia.

From Culdrose to Ulaan Bator in Mongolia for three Navy men

Described as the “Greatest Adventure in the World”, the Mongol Rally from the UK to Ulaan Bator in Mongolia has just been completed by three air traffic controllers from the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm.

Prime Minister received Chinese Culture Minister

Today, on Wednesday Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag received the Minister of Culture of the People"s Republic of China, Cai Wu who is visiting Mongolia to liaise with his counterpart, the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ts.Oyungerel.

China Jilin cultural week

Jilin is about to cause a sensation in Mongolia as a weeklong cultural event featuring the province kicked off in Ulan Bator on Sept 23.

China lures Central Asia republics out of Russian orbit

CHINA - Chinese President Xi Jinping's recently concluded tour of Central Asia was not just an ordinary list of state visits; it was a victory lap through the region.

Inner Mongolia Yuan Xing Energy Co Ltd Announces Change of Corporate Auditor

Inner Mongolia Yuan Xing Energy Co Ltd announced that its fiscal year 2013 corporate auditor has been changed to Ruihua Certified Public Accountants, due to the previous auditor, RSM China's merger with another accounting firm.

TCL Multimedia Disposed the Land Use Rights and the Buildings in Inner Mongolia to Unleash the Assets

Expected to Record a Gain of Approximate HK$207,557,000

‘Star Wars’ Antelope Leaps Away From Extinction!

(ENDANGERED ANIMALS/WILDLIFE) The saiga antelope is a unique creature only found on the arid grasslands (steppes) of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Mongolia.

North Korea nuclear threat key concern at historic North East Asia Defence and Security Forum

The nuclear threat from North Korea and newly-heightened tensions between South Korea and Japan were the focus of historic talks in Sydney today involving officials and scholars from seven countries.

UK Symphony Orchestra celebrates 95th season and 10th year under Nardolillo’s baton

The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will open its 95th season of performances this Friday, Sept. 27, in a concert celebrating its recent tour of China and the UK College of Fine Arts partnership with Inner Mongolia University.

Was Hohhot meeting the dawn of a new era or a new era of false dawns?

Our newspaper readers should definitely make sure they have a gander at colleague Michael Cox's Happy Lucky Dragon Win blog at scmp.com - it's a blog so it doesn't, by definition, appear in the paper - to get a flavour of 'the race meeting to save the world' in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, on the weekend. Our tag, not theirs.

Inner Mongolia Special: Grasslands alive with 'World Music'

The grasslands of Inner Mongolia were alive with the sound of music this summer as the World Music Essence festival brought 24 outdoor concerts to Hohhot, capital of the autonomous region.

Rare earths producers on the up as China is likely to buy next month

TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – The stocks of North American rare earth elements companies rose on Tuesday on overnight news that China was indeed likely to start buying billions of yuan rare-earth minerals next month to bolster its strategic reserves.

PRESIDENT GIVES SPEECH AT ROUNDTABLE MEETING ON PARTNERSHIP FOR DISABLED

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj delivered a speech at a roundtable meeting titled “International and regional cooperation and partnership for inclusive development with participation of the disabled” held Monday in New York, USA.

United States And Mongolia Sign Bilateral Trade Transparency Agreement

The United States and Mongolia on Tuesday signed in New York an Agreement on Transparency in Matters Related to International Trade and Investment.

Mongolia Investment Group Ltd. : Next Day Disclosure Returns

For Main Board listed issuers

Mongolian President hails His Highness the Amir visit, cooperation with Kuwait

TOKYO, Sept 24 (KUNA) -- Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj has conveyed thanks to His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for visiting Mongolia and hailed bilateral cooperation between the two countries, official media reported.

New era of faith for Mongolia

HE may have a gentler approach than the famous Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan, but Bishop Wens Padilla is no less determined to transform the world around him.

Task force appointed to audit Bank of Mongolia

The Mongolian People`s Party (MPP) has submitted a request several times to conduct an audit of the Bank of Mongolia.

Mongolia to export eagle feathers

Tsarmyn Burged (Eagle of Tsaram) NGO in Bayan-Ulgii Province will now be buying shed Mongolian eagle feathers from eagle hunters and exporting them to the Arrow and Bow Society of Japan.

Taconic High grad tours Mongolia, other foreign lands as part of Harvard studies

CAMBRIDGE

United States, Mongolia Sign Transparency Agreement

New York, New York – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Mongolia's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Luvsanvandan Bold, today signed an Agreement on Transparency in Matters Related to International Trade and Investment between the United States of America and Mongolia at a ceremony in New York.

United States and Mongolia Sign Bilateral Transparency Agreement

The United States of America and Mongolia signed an Agreement on Transparency in Matters Related to International Trade and Investment today in New York, New York.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

China's Inner Mongolia takes steps to help local coal miners

(Reuters) - China's top coal producing region of Inner Mongolia will cut administrative fees and transport charges for local miners as they battle with weak prices and sluggish demand, the official Xinhua news agency said.

Inner Mongolia-Kentucky Living Landscapes festival kicks off

"Living Landscapes," an exhibition of the people, land, and livelihood of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China and the U.S. state of Kentucky, kicked off on Sunday in the University of Kentucky (UK).

Pictures of NI man's Northern Ireland man's Mongolia to China expedition

Castlerock man Leon McCarron spent six months walking from the Gobi Desert in Mongolia to Hong Kong.

MONGOLIAN DELEGATION TAKES PART IN SESSION OF IAEA GENERAL CONFERENCE

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A delegation of Mongolia participated in the 57th annual session of the IAEA General Conference ran September 16-20 in Vienna, Austria.

MONGOLIA ESTABLISHES DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH VANUATU

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolia established diplomatic relations with the Republic of Vanuatu on September 23 in the UN Headquarters, New York, USA, in frames of goals for having diplomatic relations with all UN members.

China's Inner Mongolia takes steps to help local coal miners

* China coal miners hurt by weak prices, tepid demand
* Move follows similar steps in Shanxi province (Adds detail)

Mesmerizing Inner Mongolian band Anda Union returns to Penn State Sept. 24

Anda Union, a nine-member band from Inner Mongolia, mesmerized an Eisenhower Auditorium audience at its Penn State debut two years ago.

Teaching Young Girls To Save Could Change The Global Economy

Call it the power of the piggy bank. As the worldwide population of girls peaks in the next decade, access to simple savings accounts can have a big impact on their economic futures.

Peabody Energy Could Reap Profits in "Minegolia"

He who hesitates is lost, goes the saying, and the government of Mongolia might be finding that out the hard way.

Rio Tinto's Oyu Tolgoi Faces Chinese Customs Delay

LONDON--Mongolia's massive Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine has already begun to receive payments for copper concentrate shipped to a warehouse in China but hasn't yet recorded any revenue due to Chinese customs approval delays, a majority-owned unit of Anglo Australian miner Rio Tinto PLC (RIO) said Monday.

K-pop groups perform in Mongolia

Korean pop groups have mesmerized fans in Mongolia as they traveled to Ulaanbaatar for a concert over the weekend.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Immunization Financing in Mongolia: Thoughts from MP Zangad Bayanselenge

September 19 (Sabin Vaccine Institute) At Sabin's Second Sustainable Immunization Financing Colloquium, held in Dakar, Senegal on 5-6 August, 2013, we had the chance to get a few thoughts from Zangad Bayanselenge, Member of the Great State of Hural and Chair of the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Education, Culture and Science, on the country's efforts to scale up financing of their immunization program, as GAVI Alliance contributions are set to decrease.

Mongolia Prepares for UN High-Level Dialogue on Migration and Development

Mongolia, September 17 (International Organization for Migration) - In cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IOM Mongolia has hosted a half-day national consultation in Ulaanbaatar in preparation for Mongolia's participation in next month's 2nd UN High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD).

TYRANNOSAUR BATAAR TRANSFERRED TO DARKHAN FOR THE WINTER

September 20 (InfoMongolia) Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia P.Tsagaan and Director of the Central Dinosaur Museum (former V.I.Lenin Museum but not converted yet)N.Javzmaa made a statement regarding the Tyrannosaur Bataar on September 19, 2013.

R.AMARJARGAL PARTICIPATES IN COD PARLIAMENTARY FORUM

Ulaanbaatar, September 20 /MONTSAME/ Representing Mongolia, a member of parliamentR.Amarjargal took part in the Parliamentary Forum of the Community of Democracies(CoD) which ran September 18 in Washington DC, USA.

United States unequivocally supports establishment of OSCE mission in Ulaanbaatar

Response to the Report by the Director of the Conflict Prevention Center, Ambassador Adam Kobieracki

MAYOR BAT-UUL DISCUSSES ESTABLISHING FINANCIAL CENTER IN ULAANBAATAR WITH LONDON LORD MAYOR

September (InfoMongolia) On September 20, 2013, Governor of Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar E.Bat-Uul met with Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Mongolia Christopher Stuart and Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Roger Gifford.

Consul General Discusses Bringing San Francisco Brand Names to Mongolia with Assemblyman

September 20 (InfoMongolia) General Consul of Mongolia in San Francisco, USAN.Ankhbayar met with the member of the California State Assembly Tom Ammiano on September 19, 2013.

Malaysia-Mongolia Business Forum in Ulaanbaatar, October 1

Ulaanbaatar, September 20 /MONTSAME/ A Malaysian commerce support organization is planning to hold together with Mongolia's Commerce and Industry Chamber a petroleum and natural gas themed business meeting in Ulaanbaatar.

GDM WINS AWARD AT THE ULAANBAATAR PARTNERSHIP 2013 INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

September 20 -- Gateway Development Mongolia (GDM), a US-Mongolian joint venture company providing energy efficient infrastructure technologies to Mongolia recently won an award as the best thermally insulated building material manufacturer at theInternational Autumn Trade Fair organized by the Ulaanbaatar City Governor's Office of Ulaanbaatar City and the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

MONGOLIA WANTS TO COOPERATE WITH USA IN ENERGY SPHERE

Ulaanbaatar, September 20 /MONTSAME/ Mongolia wants the US biggest companies such as the General Electric, Peabody Energy and Genie Oil & Gas to run business in Mongolia and make investments.

Opposition Poses a Challenge to the Special Session

September 22 (The Mongolist) The special session of parliament started off last week with a bang--literally.

The Long Name Law Should Go!

September 19 (National Securities) Proposed changes to the "Law to Prohibit Mineral Explorations and Mining Operations at Headwaters of Rivers, Protected Zones of Water Reservoirs and Forested Areas (the 'Long Name Law'), which are being discussed at the extraordinary parliamentary session; have been the cause of protestors actions, including an attempted armed entry of the national Parliament building by several nationalistic group members.

Centerra Gold 2013 Third Quarter Results Conference Call and Webcast

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 19, 2013) - Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX:CG) will host a conference call and webcast of its 2013 third quarter financial and operating results at 11:00AM Eastern time on Thursday October 31, 2013.

Mongolia Accounts for 0.8% of Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund Assets

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2013) - The Templeton closed-end Funds referenced below, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange, today released portfolio allocation updates containing the following information as of August 31, 2013:

Possible options to solve the OT debacle

September 22 (UB Post) As being one of the leading sources to report on Oyu Tolgoi project, we continue to perform our analysis on solutions to end the debacle.

PM's 30 Minutes: Erdenes OT Mongolia members leaving for London on Saturday

Ulaanbaatar, September 19 /MONTSAME/ The PM N.Altankhuyag said his first foreign visit, paid to Japan, was successful.

Mongolia Investment Group sells civil engineering business for HK$354m

[ET Net News Agency, 17 September 2013] Mongolia Investment Group (00402) said it agreed to sell the entire issued share capital of Rich Path Holdings Limited and all the outstanding indebtedness owing by Rich Path for HK$354 million.

Voyager: Annual Report, 30 June 2013

September 19, Voyager Resources Limited (ASX:VOR) --

Winsway: 2013 Interim Report

September 19, Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited (HKEx:1733) --

Prophecy Coal Appoints New Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 20, 2013) - Prophecy Coal Corp. ("Prophecy" or the "Company") (TSX:PCY)(OTCQX:PRPCF)(FRANKFURT:1P2) is pleased to announce that it has made the following appointments effective immediately:

Draig Resources trims Mongolian coal tenements

September 20 (Proactive Investors) Draig Resources (ASX: DRG) has relinquished three of the eight licences its holds in Mongolia under a joint venture with Trinity Mongolia.

Artifact preservation training for NMMH staff

With the financial backing of the Japanese Trust Fund, training on “Museum Sustainability and Disaster Defense” is scheduled for September 23 through September 27, at the National Museum of Mongolian History (NMMH).

X-ray equipment installed at border checkpoint

X-ray equipment has recently been installed at the Altanbulag border port in Selenge Province.

Prime Minister plans delegation to Russia and China

The Prime Minister of Mongolia, N.Altankhuyag has planned to make official visits to both Russia and China.

Property census begins in Ulaanbaatar

A campaign for “Property census and tax payers` registration” began on September 20th according to a joint regulation by the Ulaanbaatar City Mayor and the Head of the General Department of Taxation.

CHAOS COMPUTER CLUB BREAKS APPLE TOUCHID

The biometrics hacking team of the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) has successfully bypassed the biometric security of Apple’s TouchID using easy everyday means.

T-ara, SPEED, Davichi, and THE SEEYA awe a crowd of 20,000 in Mongolia

T-ara, SPEED, Davichi, and THE SEEYA came together to awe 20,000 fans in Mongolia!

China milk makers to get state support

Chinese milk powder makers, including Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Company Limited and China Mengniu Dairy Company Limited, are set to get 30 billion yuan in official funds to support sector consolidation, media said.

Turquoise Hill Provides Oyu Tolgoi Production and Sales Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2013) - Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ.TO)(TRQ.TO)(TRQ) today provided an update on the Oyu Tolgoi mine's concentrate production and sales.

China shares outperform Asia after encouraging flash PMI, Hong Kong slips

* HSI -0.5 pct, H-shares -0.6 pct, CSI300 +1.3 pct
* HK resumes trade after Typhoon Usagi suspends morning session
* Mengniu, Yili lifted by reported govt cash to aid consolidation
* Most Shanghai trade zone stocks up ahead of reported launch
* Sliding gold prices push Zijin Mining off 3-1/2-mth high

China milk makers to get $6b in state support

BEIJING

China to aid domestic milk powder makers

Chinese milk powder makers, including Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd and China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd, are set to get 30 billion yuan (US$4.9 billion) in official funds to support sector consolidation, media said.

Inner Mongolia-Kentucky Living Landscapes festival kicks off

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- "Living Landscapes," an exhibition of the people, land, and livelihood of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China and the U.S. state of Kentucky, kicked off on Sunday in the University of Kentucky (UK).

Author shares his adventure with SW

Award-winning adventurer Tim Cope will return to Margaret River next week to share his journey on the trail of Ghengis Khan.

Yon column: No, I am not the least bit jealous

As I have often written, running in a strange new place while traveling is at the top of my list of things to do.

A THOUGHT-PROVOKING SCENARIO

The World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Mongolia was held in Ulaanbaatar on September 14-15.

MONGOLIA TO HOST NINE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS IN 2014

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The cabinet Saturday issued a resolution on organizing international tournaments for judo, freestyle wrestling, chess, tug of war, handball, speed skating and marathon.

Centre for OSCE Research to conduct training for Mongolia

The Centre for OSCE Research (CORE), which is part of the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg are jointly with the Mongolian Institute for Strategic Studies conducting an open training sessions for civil servants, researchers and NGOs between 23rd and 27th September.

Millennium Challenge Account–Mongolia ends assistance

Due to closure of the Millennium Challenge Account-Mongolia program on September 17th 2013, the Government of Mongolia issued a decision to close down the Account.

PRESIDENT MEETS WITH BAN KI-MOON

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj Sunday exchanged views with Mr Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) on the Mongolia-UN relations and cooperation and on international issues.

Ban, Mongolian President discuss politics of landlocked developing countries

22 September 2013 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised Mongolia's “pioneering role” in of promoting the needs of landlocked developing countries, and its active role in sustainable development.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Praise the traffic regulators

Owning a car in Ulaanbaatar is not what it used to be a couple of years ago.

China milk makers including Yili, Mengniu to get state support: report

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese milk powder makers, including Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd and China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd (2319.HK), are set to get 30 billion yuan ($4.90 billion) in official funds to support sector consolidation, media said.