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Mongolia's blossoming Buddhism faces money problems
On a barren patch of land outside Mongolia's capital, a former herder guards a half-finished pedestal and abandoned golden Buddha's head -- testament to the money problems keeping Buddhism from flourishing in the country. When 68-year-old Tsegmid Lunduv, a longtime nomad, was hired to patrol the spo
IMF delays Mongolia bailout payment after govt ousting
* IMF says will begin discussions once new govt is appointed * PM, cabinet dismissed amid corruption, incompetence claims * New government expected later this month By Terrence Edwards ULAANBAATAR, Sept 14 (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will delay disbursing bailout funds to M
Mongolia: Youngest church on Earth turns 25
Bishop Wenceslao Padilla came to Mongolia first in July 1992. He is pictured speaking at a mission theolgy course Edmund Chia and Gemma Cruz were invited to teach recently. (Edmund Chia) The Pontifical Missionary Union, one of the societies under the Vatican's Congregation for the Evangelization o
G Adventures And National Geographic Expeditions Appeal To Travelers' Wild Side, Adding Eight New Trips To Africa And Asia For 2018
BOSTON and WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Geographic Expeditions and G Adventures continue to grow their joint travel line, National Geographic Journeys-and their partnership-with more itineraries and ways to connect with the inspiring community programs and fieldwork
Mongolia's president urges financial, policy support to boost food exports
ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) - Mongolia could "multiply" food exports to its southern neighbor China but needs to offer more financial and policy support to enable its producers to compete, the country's president said in a speech. Thinly-populated Mongolia, sandwiched between Russia and China, is trying
Tour company halts trips to overseas orphanages because it's harming kids
A travel company that has organized high school volunteering trips to overseas orphanages will end the program after 30 years amid fears "voluntourism" was harming vulnerable kids. The ABC reports the world's biggest school-based volunteer company World Challenge will stop offering trips to orphanag
Asia Pacific Regional training for Regional Disaster Response Team /RDRT/ has been conducted.
Asia Pacific regional disaster response team training has been conducted from 20th to 26th of August. Around 30 delegates of Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies of Australia, Pakistan, Thailand, Solomon Islands, North Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal and Mongolia has participa
Mongolian nomads and Mercedes adopt postal address technology
Two years ago, when it was just a bunch of smart young people with no clients in an office under London's Westway, I wrote about the location app What3Words. Its product was so left-field that, although optimistic about its chances, I thought it might yet fail. What3Words divided the world's surface
Biologists learned what Przewalski's horse ate more than a century ago
A scientist from the Lomonosov Moscow State University's Faculty of Biology and colleagues have explained the changes in the diet of modern Przewalski's horses that have occurred since the end of the 19th century. The results were published in Scientific Reports. Przewalski's horse is a species of w
From London to Mongolia by car
DRIVING across 20 countries might seem challenging for some. Despite the hardships, four Malaysians did it for charity and had a whole lot of fun in the process. It was a simple idea that turned into an adventure of a lifetime when Reuben Chan told his friends and family about a Mongol rally to help
Archer's Pose asks a lot of the hips, but it's worth it: Yoga Moves
Welcome to the Wild, Wild East! This is the Republic of Tuva in Eastern Siberia, home of the Genghis Blues, where cowboys, wrestlers, and archers reign supreme. We couldn't dream up a better setting for a bold seated hip opener called Archer's Pose. This one asks a lot of hips, hamstrings and also s
International Business Machines' (IBM) Management Presents at Morgan Stanley Healthcare Conference (Transcript)
September 11, 2017 08:45 ET Executives Deborah DiSanzo - General Manager of IBM, Watson Health Analysts Katy Huberty - Morgan Stanley Katy Huberty Good morning. Welcome to Morgan Stanley's Healthcare Conference. I'm Katy Huberty, Morgan Stanley's IT Hardware Analyst and I'm really pleased to welcome
The Naadam Pop-Up Is Inspired by Sustainable Mongolian Cashmere
Naadam, the ethical and sustainable brand known for its luxurious, cozy cashmere sweaters and tees, is opening its first brick and mortar store. The company offers men's and women's ready-to-wear and sources all its material responsibly and sustainably through nomadic Mongolian herders-co-founders M
Mongolia Energy Corporation Limited (0276) Plunged -1.27% on Sep 11
Shares of Mongolia Energy Corporation Limited (HKG:0276) last traded at 0.234, representing a move of -1.27%, or -0.003 per share, on volume of 1.36M shares. After opening the trading day at 0.24, shares of Mongolia Energy Corporation Limited traded in a close range. Mongolia Energy Corporation Limi
Mongolia's Hunt For Female Street Artists
Odno Bold extends her hand in greeting, than pulls it away quickly. For a moment she has forgotten that her hands are covered in pink chalk and red paint, a hazard of the trade. Bold, who is 24, is outlining her first street mural on the wall surrounding the United Nations compound in Ulaanbaatar,
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Sweetwater County public defender competes in the 'toughest horse race in the world'
Competitors take part in the Mongol Derby, a 600-mile horse race across the Mongolian steppe. The event is put on by The League of Adventurists. Courtesy The League of Adventurists Competitors in the Mongol Derby, a 600-mile horse race across the Mongolian steppe, pose for a photograph. The event is
Wall Street Is Turning on China's 'Perfect Buyers'
States where the infrastructure is crumbling Chinese companies are finding it harder to buy and invest in businesses abroad-even if they are willing to pay top dollar for such deals. Political, regulatory and other hurdles to Chinese cross-border acquisitions are mounting in the U.S., Europe and eve
North Korea Vows to Strengthen Nukes and Make U.S. Pay for Nikki Haley's 'Hysterical Fit'
North Korea has warned it is watching U.S. attempts to deter the regime's nuclear program and said it will only strengthen its capabilities, as its state media attacked Niki Haley, the U.S. Envoy to the U.N., threatening Washington would pay for her "hysterical fit." Choe Hui Chol, North Korea's dep
The China Commodities Upheaval Continues With This Stoppage
All eyes in the commodities world have been turning back to China the last several weeks. With supply dislocations across the country roiling markets for metals, energy and beyond. Get The REITs eBook in PDF Get our PDF study on REITs and our other investor studies! Save it to your desktop, read it