Mongolia

22 April 2019
Looming Danger

Lake Baikal is an incredible ecosystem threatened by a Mongolian dam and pipeline. From The Conversation.

By Anson Mackay
 
4 January 2019
Mongolia Declares Hybrid War on Smog Premium

Low emission cars are hugely popular, but a multi-pronged approach is required to tackle Ulaanbaatar’s pollution.

 
6 December 2018
State Fund Scandal Roils Mongolian Politics Premium

Prime minister is clinging to power after surviving his own party’s attempt to oust him.

 
31 October 2018
Mongolia, Russia, Balkans Spooked by Halloween Premium

Ulaanbaatar bans celebrations in schools, while Russian parliamentarian warns that it can “draw children to mysticism, Satanism, and suicide.”

 
16 October 2018
Trans-Mongolia Gas Pipeline ‘In the Works’: Putin Premium

Asian ‘super grid’ project also on the drawing board, but many hitches could lie ahead.

 
17 July 2018
Mongolia’s Child Jockeys: Tradition or Business? Premium

Thousands of children as young as five compete in races that can last for hours.

 
22 March 2018
Rio Tinto Facing Probes Into Mongolian Bribery Allegations Premium

The saga of the miner’s troubled Oyu Tolgoi operation takes another twist.

 
7 March 2018
Bulgaria and Mongolia Erect Monument to Cyrillic Alphabet in Antarctica Premium

In addition to a shared alphabet, the two countries also have a decade-long history of collaboration on Arctic research.

 
11 December 2017
Duckwalking Mongolian Dinosaur Rescued From Black Market Premium

The specimen was so bizarre that scientists at first thought the fossil was a fake.

 
8 November 2017
Mongolia Takes Steps to Reduce Liver Cancer Rates Premium

Central Asian country has the highest rate of disease and the highest rate of mortality from the disease in the world.   

 

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