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Celebrate Mongolia's winter on an ancient, frozen lake

In early March, travelers from across Mongolia head to the northernmost part of the country bordering Russia’s Siberia. Braving the winter freeze—that sometimes falls below minus 58 degrees Fahrenheit—crowds gather on Lake Khövsgöl to celebrate the long, cold season. The largest freshwater lake in M


USA dominates Mongolia with five tech falls, will wrestle Japan for World Cup bronze

YAKUTSK, Russia – The United States finished off its pool play at the 2019 Men’s Freestyle World Cup with a 2-1 record, defeating Mongolia in an overpowering 8-2 performance tonight in Yakutsk, Russia.


Thinking equal, building smart and innovating for a change in Mongolia

What makes a daring woman? Lack of fear, commitment and vision for a great cause. And why do we need more daring women? From gaps in paychecks, to domestic violence, to underrepresentation in political sphere, women face plenty of challenges and the time to act is now.


Goats From Mongolia to NYC, Matt Scanlan Shares how Naadam became a top Fashion Challenger Brand

When I first met Matt, I got entirely lost in his powerful and, frankly, funny story about how he started Naadam, the Challenger brand producing cashmere clothing now purchases a large portion of all cashmere in the Gobi Desert and is a thriving direct-to-consumer fashion brand. Everything from gett


Local choir Seattle Pro Musica performs Pacific Voices, including music from China, Japan, Korea, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Mongolia and the Philippines

Seattle Pro Musica is a local choir focused on spreading the appreciation of choral music, and this month, they will revisit their past while presenting works that will most likely be new to many of their audience members.


Specialized Training for Top Public Managers in Mongolia

Opening speech by Ms. Beate Trankmann, UNDP Resident Representative. Mr. Bayasgalan, Deputy Chief, Cabinet Secretariat,. Mr. Baatarzorig, Chairman of the Civil Service Council of Mongolia,


Mongolia suspends KFC outlets after hundreds show food poisoning symptoms

ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - Mongolia has temporarily suspended operations of all KFC restaurants in the country to conduct an inquiry, as 42 people were hospitalized and hundreds showed food poisoning symptoms after eating at one of the outlets of the fast-food chain.


GeekWire Podcast: Photo tips and tricks from our photographer’s expedition to Mongolia

As the photographer for GeekWire, I have many unique chances to capture the goings-on of the Seattle tech community. When I get bored of all the presentations and talking heads, I like to traipse around the globe on photo workshops lead by Andy Williams, looking for epic and unusual shots.


Korean Air – $780: Washington D.C. – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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China’s ban on the Boeing 737 Max inspires others, ramps up pressure on U.S. regulator

BEIJING — When China on Monday became the first country to order all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes grounded in the aftermath of an Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday, its aviation regulator sent an unmistakable signal: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is no longer the only authority in civil aviation


The Most Adventurous Things to Do in Mongolia

Located in the heart of central Asia, Mongolia is truly one of the world's great adventure travel destinations. From its incredibly diverse and sweeping landscapes, to its amazingly friendly and accommodating people, this is a country that will never cease to surprise and delight you. It is a place


Toxic air tears apart families in Mongolia

In the world's coldest capital, many burn coal and plastic just to survive temperatures as low as minus 40 degrees -- but warmth comes at a price: deadly pollution makes Ulaanbataar air too toxic for children to breathe.


What it’s like to raise children in the world’s most polluted capital

Jargalmaa Sukhbaatar is five years old, and she hasn’t been to school in weeks. Her parents are keeping her at home to protect her from the toxic air outside. The oldest of three children, Jargalmaa is a resident of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, the world’s coldest capital city and one of its most polluted


The best money can buy – 4 extravagant travel experiences in Asia to Instagram your heart out

A private Indonesian cruise, tailor-made tour in Mongolia and an island-resort stay in the Philippines are among holiday delights. If you’re looking for the ultimate in luxury Asia breaks, whether by land, sea or train, check out our five suggestions to ensure that your escape is truly unforgettable


‘Discovering Mongolia with Harry’ to be presented at Dietrich Theater

TUNKHANNOCK — The Dietrich Theater hosts Harry Sweppenheiser for his presentation “Discovering Mongolia with Harry” on Saturday, March 30 at 10:30 a.m. In this free program, Sweppenheiser plans to share his journey to meet the Mongolian people in the movie “The Eagle Huntress” shown at the Dietrich


5th Land Art Mongolia — a beautiful, mystic, unexplored plains

Somewhere in the surrounding plains of Murun soum of Khentii province in Mongolia, a very noticeable string is floating above the camp of ger’s /yurt/ into a type of pointytopped rock mountain, its the work of Bat-Erdene Batchuluun one of the 23 selected artists participating at the 5th Land Art Bie


Man Completes Ultra-Marathon In -25C Wearing Jeans And Smart Shoes

A 47-year-old British man has completed a 100 mile long ultra-marathon across a frozen lake in Outer Mongolia in temperatures reaching -25C wearing his work shoes and a pair of jeans.


Where you should move to feel young forever, in one chart

It’s one thing to live longer, and another to live it well. Few of us would want to reach 100 if we already felt like we were ancient by age 60. We want to actually enjoy those years.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Celebrates Turning Fifty in Denver

If you grew up in the past five decades, chances are The Very Hungry Caterpillar left an indelible impression on your childhood. The book has sold over 50 million copies and has been translated into 62 languages.


KFC sickens 247 in Mongolia as inspectors reportedly find E. coli in soda, bacteria in water

Nearly 250 customers reported diarrhea and vomiting after dining at a KFC restaurant in Mongolia last week, where health authorities reportedly said they found bacteria in the drinking water and E. coli in the soda as well as other serious health violations. At least 42 of the costumers required hos