China’s largest coal miner sees prices around 550 yuan/tonne in H2
China’s largest coal miner Shenhua sees spot prices around 550 yuan ($83) per tonne with supply stable going into winter, the company said on Monday, easing worries that a cut in coal output could fuel another rally in prices.
President Khaltmaa Battulga, Mongolia’s pragmatist
As a candidate, the ex-businessman and star wrestler promised fairer distribution of Mongolia’s mineral wealth and less economic dependence on China
Президент Монголии: Улан-Батор надеется на расширение сотрудничества с Москвой
После победы в выборах и вступления в должность пятый президент Монголии Халтмаагийн Баттулга рассказал ТАСС о планах развития страны и перспективных направлениях укрепления сотрудничества с Россией.
Copper price surges to 32-month high as hedge funds place $20 billion bet
Copper futures trading on the Comex market in New York raced ahead on Wednesday as global supply disruptions came back into view and large-scale speculators place huge bets on rising prices.
‘Let it be’: Mongolians protest as bulldozers threaten Beatles monument
A statue of the Beatles in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar could be at risk amid an alleged land grab, protesters say, as rapid development turns a city once famed for wide open spaces into a cluttered metropolis.
Mongolia’s new president is Mongolia first and China last
The inauguration on 10 July 2017 of Democratic Party (DP) candidate Khaltmaa Battulga as Mongolia’s new president was important for maintaining political balance in a parliament dominated by the opposing Mongolian People’s Party (MPP). Battulga ran masterful anti-China rhetoric during his campaign to defeat his rival Miyegombo Enkhbold, the leader of the ruling MPP.
How a group of Mongolian herders took on a mining giant — and won
WASHINGTON — Tending camels in the Gobi desert — moving them to fresh grazing pastures in the spring and summer, and to shelter in the winter — has been a way of life for families in Mongolia for thousands of years. But cycles of freezing winters and dry summers — a natural phenomenon which the [...]
Kincora Copper brings in C$4.5mln ahead of Mongolia drilling
Mongolia- focused explorer Kincora Copper Ltd (CVE:KCC) has brought in over C$4.5mln via a placing to be used for drilling at its East Tsagaan Suvarga and Bayan Tal targets.
The Recent Election in Mongolia and the Future of Northeast Asia
Landlocked between two major powers and rich with natural resources, Mongolia has actively pursued a strategy to diversify its external partnerships with countries in Northeast and Southeast Asia. As part of this “third neighbor” policy, the Mongolian Armed Forces have undergone significant restructuring and modernization and are considered a respectable partner in regional peace operations. [...]
Ученые оценят план строительства высокоскоростной желдороги Россия – Монголия – КНР
Российские ученые оценят возможность строительства трансграничной высокоскоростной железной дороги Россия – Монголия – КНР. Об этом ТАСС рассказал в четверг директор Байкальского института природопользования Сибирского отделения (БИП СО) РАН Ендон Гармаев.
China marks 70 years of Inner Mongolia’s founding, activist complains of curbs
Hada: “Today is not a day to be happy but to be depressed”
U.S. Navy Corpsmen, Alaska Army National Guard and Mongolian Armed Forces Medics instruct a class on Tactical Combat Casualty Care during Exercise Khaan Quest 2017
A team of corpsmen from 3rd Medical Battalion, medics from the Alaska Army National Guard and medical personnel from the Mongolian Armed Forces provided tactical combat casualty care instruction to both U.S. and international partners during the multinational peacekeeping Exercise Khaan Quest 2017 at Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia.
China’s Shenhua suspends two coal mines, Mongolia set to benefit
China Shenhua Energy Co. Ltd has suspended operations at two large open-pit coal mines in northern China, it said late on Thursday, a move that could benefit producers across the border in Mongolia.
Mongolia banks prepare for overhaul after IMF bailout
The International Monetary Fund said Mongolia’s banks are preparing for a regulatory overhaul as the government introduces policies aimed at restoring economic growth following a $5.5 billion bailout the IMF granted in May.
Mongolia coal export trade up fourfold in H1 on North Korea ban
Mongolia’s coal export trade grew more than fourfold in the first half of 2017, with the country benefiting from China’s ban on imports of the commodity from North Korea and curbs on deliveries into smaller ports.
РФ предлагает Монголии отказаться от строительства ГЭС, угрожающих Байкалу
Россия предлагает Монголии альтернативные варианты решения проблемы электроснабжения, без строительства ГЭС на реке Селенга, которая может погубить озеро Байкал
India invites new Mongolian President, a known China critic
NEW DELHI: India has invited Mongolia’s new President, Khaltmaa Battulga, days after he won the election, a development which assumes significance amid the India-China standoff since he is a vocal China critic and has been arguing against Mongolia’s economic dependence on China.
‘India-Mongolia cooperation signals to Beijing that India can play the geopolitical game in China’s backyard’
Along with its land border dispute with India and sea boundary disputes with several other neighbouring countries in the South China Sea, China also has tensions with Mongolia. The recent election of China critic Khaltmaa Battulga as Mongolia’s new president has strategic implications and PM Narendra Modi has already reached out inviting him to India. [...]
China June coal imports from Mongolia, Russia rise – customs
China’s coal imports from Mongolia and Russia rose in June as utilities and steel mills sought out less expensive raw materials even as the government tried to curb purchases of foreign fuel.
КАК МЫ ПРОИГРАЛИ МОНГОЛИИ БОРЬБУ ЗА ЦИВИЛИЗАЦИОННЫЙ ВЫБОР
Недавно на Родине столь почитаемого в Казахстане Чингисхана прошли президентские выборы, где победу одержал довольно колоритный и необычный политик – Халтмаагийн Баттулга, бывший дзюдоист, бизнесмен.
Russo-Sino-Mongolian Transit and Infrastructure Cooperation and Mongolia’s New President
On July 10, Mongolia swore in its new president, Khaltmaa Battulga—a former professional judo wrestler, wealthy businessman, former Democratic Party (DP) parliamentarian, and former minister of transportation and construction (2008–2012). It was widely expected that the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) candidate, Parliamentary Speaker Miyeegombo Enkhbold, would emerge as the winner to replace two-time President Tsakhia [...]
Ethnic Mongolian Makes Rallying Call to Herders in Northern China on Release
An ethnic Mongolian herder jailed two years ago by Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia has been released from prison to be met by dozens of cheering supporters.
Mongolia: An unexpected bastion of democracy thanks to its youth
By some accounts, democracy is under pressure. Freedom House, the American think tank, entitled its 2017 report, “Populists and Autocrats: The Dual Threat to Global Democracy.”
Монголия изучает возможность строительства железной дороги до тувинского села Эрзин
Монголия планирует строительство железной дороги до тувинского села Эрзин для развития сотрудничества с приграничными регионами. Об этом сообщили в пресс-службе главы Тувы со ссылкой на госсекретаря МИД Монголии господина Дамдинсурэнгийна Даваасурэна, прибывшего с рабочим визитом в республику.
Erdene Provides Exploration Update on Southwest Mongolia Gold Exploration; Continues to Expand Western Gold Zone at Bayan Khundii
Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX:ERD) (“Erdene” or “Company”) is pleased to provide additional assay results from the Company’s 2017 drill program at its 100% owned Bayan Khundii Gold Project (“Bayan Khundii”) in southwest Mongolia.
North Korea ban lifts coking coal price
The price of coking coal jumped on Friday with the industry benchmark price tracked by the Steel Index up 2.8% to $167.60 a tonne. Premium hard coking coal prices (FOB Australia) are now at the highest level since mid-May.