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Journey into Mongolia on an adventure with nomadic herders

On the vast plains of Mongolia, an innovative new private camp immerses guests in the lives of nomadic herders, opening their eyes to a country, and a way of life, in a state of beautiful, complicated flux. Maria Shollenbarger reports

FINANCIAL TIMES - 2018-07-16 14:00:00

Hong Kong dinosaur hunters make amazing discoveries in Mongolia while retracing steps of famous 1920s explorer

I scrutinise the small pebbles, mud and shards of fossilised bone strewn over the desert floor in Bugiin Tsav, in southernMongolia. A few metres higher up the cliff site, Chinzorig Tsogtbaatar is doing the same.

MSN.COM - 2018-07-15 23:47:25

Rights groups urge better treatment for Mongolia child jockeys By Reuters

ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - At the opening of Mongolia's traditional Naadam festival, red-cheeked child jockeys in brightly colored outfits and helmets raced over the muddy steppe in a 24-km (15-mile) endurance race, excitedly whipping their mounts.


Mongolia: Flash floods Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) n° MDRMN008

Between 3 to 5 July 2018, heavy rainfalls of unprecedented intensity caused flash floods in several parts of the country, affecting more than 792 households. Following the heavy rainfall, the province centers of Khovd, Bayan-Ulgii, Zavkhan, Uvurkhangai, and 1 khoroo1 in Khan-Uul district were floode


Mongolia hosts trilateral meet to boost tourism with Russia, China - Travelandtourworld.com

ULAN BATOR – In an effort to deepen trilateral exchanges in the tourism sector the third tourism ministerial meeting of Mongolia, China, and Russia was held here on Monday.


Inner Mongolia Berun Group warns of default risk on medium-term note

SHANGHAI, July 11 (Reuters) - Inner Mongolia Berun Group Co said on Wednesday that it was uncertain of its ability to make interest and principal payments on a medium-term note totaling 856 million yuan ($128.32 million).The manufacturer of coal and natural gas chemicals said it was actively conside


East Kilbride graduate sets off on 10,000 mile car rally to Mongolia with motor-mad uni pals

Calum McLeod, 22, is placing his faith in an 11-year-old Nissan Micra as he buckles up for this year’s Mongol Rally with university pals Chris Carlin, 23, and Daniel Tarritt, 24.


Petro Matad spuds Snow Leopard-1 well in Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia -- Petro Matad, the AIM quoted Mongolian oil explorer, has advised that the Snow Leopard-1 well (Petro Matad 100%) in the Taats basin of Block V spudded on July 9, 2018.


Mongolia's nomadic way of life threatened by climate change, neglect, modernity

Herder Nyamdorjiin Tumursanaa, 38, heads out on his motorbike with his younger daughter.


Mongolia comes to the midvalley

Bill and Betina Moreira Infante, owners of Hangai Mountain Textiles, stand in the loft section of their new showroom on Widget Street in Willits.Photo by Anneke Scholten


25 Outstanding Photos Show Exactly What Mongolian Naadam Festival Is

Naadam Festival is Olympic Games of the Mongols and held in the most enjoyable and festive month July. The origin of Naadam Festival is closely related to the history and culture of the country. It was one of the main practice of war. Before and after major battles, the three sports of men- wrestlin

BORED PANDA - 2018-07-16 10:08:13

Drowning victim focused on missionary work | New Hampshire

Anna Christa Gdanian, 32, of Manchester had served missions in Venezuela, Mongolia, China, Uganda, Rwanda and Namibia.(COURTESY)

UNION LEADER - 2018-07-15 22:41:00

Who Would Win the Russia-China War of 2020?

It is still extremely dangerous for US shipping to attempt to navigate the declared Russian exclusion zones in the Sea of Japan, Tsushima Strait, and Yellow Sea. It appears, in fact, that the Russians intend to expand the war by making limited incursions into Manchuria and Mongolia, just as they did

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-07-15 15:31:24

Inside the lives of Mongolia's 'millennial monks,' who play basketball, pray for 12 hours a day, and hold the fate of their religion in their hands

Thousands of Buddhist monks in Mongolia were killed under Communist leadership in the 1930s.Today's millennial generation is the first to come of age since democracy was introduced, and young monks are finding a new set of challenges to keep their religion alive.The leaders of one revered monastery


Low-budget trip to Mongolia but DPM hits it off on a high note

Besides flying on a commercial airline and enduring an almost 20-hour gruelling journey, the Deputy Prime Minister also stayed in a regular hotel room, sans frills and grandeur.


Oldest Evidence of Equine Dental Care Discovered in Mongolia – The Horse

A team of scholars, led by William Taylor, MS, PhD, of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, in Germany, analyzed horse remains from an ancient Mongolian pastoral culture. Examination of skeletal remains from the impressive horse burials associated with the Deer Stone-Khirigsuur


Mongolia’s Growth Prospects Remain Positive but More Efficient Public Investment Needed

The FINANCIAL -- ULAANBAATAR, July 6, 2018 – Mongolia’s economic performance has improved dramatically with GDP growth increasing from 1.2 percent in 2016 to 5.1 percent in 2017 and 6.1 percent in the first quarter of 2018.


Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro

PODGORICA (Reuters) - Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some of the roughest terrain in southern Europe. The government has described the 165 km (103 mile) high

REUTERS - 2018-07-16 15:50:19

Arctic Terns bring troops home from Asia

Leaving July 1 from Yokota Air Base, Japan, C-17 Tail No. 0168, Flight No. Reach 257, arrived at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson late on the evening of June 30.


Mongolia’s “Third Neighbor” is Trying to Push both China and Russia Out | New Eastern Outlook

Most westerners would typically have a hard time finding Mongolia on the map. Nevertheless, it’s a rather unique state that serves as home for well over3 million people. It turns out that it has an incredibly rich history as well, that isclosely tiedto the two of its closest neighbors – Russia and C