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Mongolia minister says he expects to be cleared in mining deal graft probe

Reuters. Mongolia minister says he expects to be cleared in mining deal graft probe * Ex-minister says $10 mln transfer not connected with Oyu Tolgoi * Swiss, Mongolian authorities investigating * Politicians call for review of Oyu Tolgoi investment deal By Terrence Edwards and Munkhchimeg Davaasha

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-21 10:11:06

Possible Malaysia XI vs Mongolia: Strong line-up expected for Tan Cheng Hoe's debut

The Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) custodian may have hogged the headlines for all the wrong reasons the last time he donned a Malaysia jersey on home soil, when his misplaced punch helped Thailand win SEA Games gold. But he has grown in strength since, representing Malaysia at the AFC Under-23 Championsh

FOURFOURTWO.COM - 2018-03-21 10:06:41

18 amazing things you didn't know about Namibia, the second least crowded country on Earth

The name 'Namib' translates as "vast place", which is apt given that Namibia is one of the least crowded destinations on the planet. Only Greenland, the Falkland Islands, Mongolia and Western Sahara (in that order) have fewer people per square kilometre.2. Nearly half of the country is protected Nam

YAHOO! - 2018-03-21 10:00:00

Asia a key battleground in fight against killer air pollution: U.N.

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Asia is a critical battlefield in the global fight to rein in air pollution, registering about 5 million premature deaths each year, delegates at a United Nations conference said on Wednesday, as urged tougher enforcement of curbs. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls air p

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 08:35:46

Big pressure on Malaysia in must-win friendly against Mongolia

Ten matches have gone by without Malaysia fans being able to celebrate a win for the senior national team. A streak that started since the tail-end of 2016 when Malaysia then under the guidance of Ong Kim Swee, defeated Cambodia 3-2 in the opening match of the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup. Two draws and eigh

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-21 06:52:54

Mahali hopeful of a winning start in second Malaysian chance

It could all have been so different had Mahali Jasuli not made the hard decision before the start of the 2018 Malaysian football season. With a year left on his contract with Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT), Mahali could have stayed with the reigning league champions but decided that the loan move to PKNS

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-21 07:34:41

CORRECTED-Mongolian c.bank rejects interest rate cap as austerity bites

(Corrects to show mortgage subsidies began in 2013, not 2012) ULAANBAATAR, March 20 (Reuters) - Mongolia's central bank has rejected lawmakers' proposals to cap or cut interest rates, currently among the world's highest, as rifts deepen over an economic rescue package agreed with the International

REUTERS - 2018-03-20 10:09:42

Malaysia vs Mongolia: Can the Tigers end a 10-match winless run in their Bukit Jalil return?

BILLED AS Hosts chasing a first win since 2016 in coach Tan Cheng Hoe's debut. THE LOWDOWN It is merely a friendly and Tan's first match as Malaysia boss since taking over following Nelo Vingada's brief six-month reign, but expectations are already high. Harimau Malaya are desperate for their first

FOURFOURTWO.COM - 2018-03-20 07:20:56

TCH ready to bring brand new Malaysia to the fore

When Tan Cheng Hoe was at the helm at Kedah, his side were unanimously anointed within the country as the team that plays the most eye-catching brand of football, with their intricate short and quick passing style. The question on everyone's mind is whether this will be translated to the national te

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-20 02:51:23

In Mongolia, Present and Projected Droughts Do Not Exceed Climate Variability of the Last 2,000 Years (8 of 8) (video)

Enkhmandal Orsoo, student at National University of Mongolia, searches for old trees on the Uurgat Lava field. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 14 March 2018, issue of Science Advances, published by AAAS. The paper, by A.E. Hessl at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va.,

EUREKALERT - 2018-03-19 21:00:34

Film about young huntress is next in series

The International Film Series continues at International House, 10 College Park in Davis, on the first and third Fridays of the month, September through May. The films are sponsored by the United Nations Association of Davis and I-House, and there is no charge, but donations are gratefully accepted

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 19:39:40

Canada returns to peacekeeping, but we're no Ethiopia

Daniel Morel/Canadian Press, AP After more than a year of speculation, the Canadian government announced that it is sending peacekeepers to Mali. Welcome to The National Today newsletter , which takes a closer look at what's happening around some of the day's most notable stories. Sign up here

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 17:55:14

Tree rings tell tale of drought in Mongolia over the last 2,000 years

TIMBER A scientist cuts into an ancient pine tree in Mongolia to examine its rings, which are offering new insights into the region's past climate. Neil Pederson A new analysis is shedding light on drought in Mongolia, both past and future. By studying the rings of semifossilized trees, researchers

SCIENCE NEWS - 2018-03-19 14:26:50

Swiss seize bank accounts amid probe linked to Rio Tinto Mongolia mine

Reuters. FILE PHOTO - Storm clouds are seen above the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia's South Gobi region ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's highest court has upheld the seizure of $1.85 million (1.32 million) in Swiss bank accounts, part of a corruption probe linked to a former Mongolian finance ministe


Predicting Air Pollution in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia-Part I

Air pollution in Ulaanbaatar. Credit Einar Freidriksen-Flickr This is part 1 of a 4 part series on predicting air pollution (specifically PM2.5 levels) in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Part 1 details the problem of air pollution, some solutions that have been proposed and attempted, and


Dzud, exodus, pollution : the secrets of a cascading environmental crisis in Mongolia

"Herder Batsuri Sharkuu with a dead sheep", Image by Taylor Weidman for South China Morning Post Over the last few years, Mongolia has begun to feel the impact of climate change on its pastures. Severe weather has compelled Mongolian herders to leave the countryside for urban peripheries, where over


USA places fourth in Women's World Cup in Japan, losing 6-4 to Mongolia in third-place dual meet

TAKASAKI, Japan - The United States was beaten by Mongolia, 6-4 in the third place dual meet, and placed fourth at the Women's World Cup on Sunday. Winning matches for Team USA in the dual against Mongolia were Victoria Anthony (50 kg), Mallory Velte (62 kg), Forrest Molinari (65 kg) and Adeline G


Safawi on song ahead of national team duty

The ill-fated double header against DPR Korea at the end of last year was not one to remember for Malaysian fans but for Safawi Rasid, it still represented a milestone in his career. A first senior international goal in the first match that was quickly followed by another in the second match. With t


Palliative Care Film Challenges Stereotypes About Opioids

"Hippocratic," a documentary about the life of Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, India's leading advocate of palliative care, is now touring the United States - a country where attitudes toward pain relief have changed because of the overdose epidemic. Dr. Rajagopal's chief message - and that of the film - is tha


Tree rings shed light on past-and future-droughts

Researchers have developed a climate record stretching 2,060 years into Mongolia's past by using the natural archive of weather conditions stored in the rings of Siberian pines. The researchers also combined information on past climate from the tree rings with computer models that can project future