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‘We Don’t Exist’: Life Inside Mongolia’s Swelling Slums

[Нийтэлсэн: 03.10.2017] [Эх сурвалж: ]

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — The land beneath Dolgor Dashnyam’s home is wet and gritty and smells of decay. Here, atop one of Ulan Bator’s largest landfills, Ms. Dashnyam lives under a roof made of soggy mattresses. She spends her days rummaging through piles of gin bottles and discarded animal bones, picking up pieces of scrap [...]

Despite Frigid Weather, Mongolians Protest Worsening Smog

[Нийтэлсэн: 27.12.2016] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Hundreds of Mongolians braved frigid weather Monday to stage a protest in the country’s capital demanding that the government do more to address worsening air pollution that they fear is sickening their children and shortening their lives.

China Fences In Its Nomads, and an Ancient Life Withers

[Нийтэлсэн: 14.07.2015] [Эх сурвалж: ]

If modern material comforts are the measure of success, then Gere, a 59-year-old former yak-and-sheep herder in China’s western Qinghai Province, should be a happy man.

Bank Hackers Steal Millions via Malware

[Нийтэлсэн: 16.02.2015] [Эх сурвалж: ]

In late 2013, an A.T.M. in Kiev started dispensing cash at seemingly random times of day. No one had put in a card or touched a button. Cameras showed that the piles of money had been swept up by customers who appeared lucky to be there at the right moment.

Texan to Help Mongolia Sort Out Its Finances

[Нийтэлсэн: 27.12.2014] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Early next year, John Barton will step off a plane and look out over the snow-capped foothills surrounding the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator. It is one of the most remote corners of the world — and if all goes well, it is where Mr. Barton, a longtime budget writer for the State of Texas, [...]

What Women Want (Maybe)

[Нийтэлсэн: 13.10.2014] [Эх сурвалж: ]

LADIES! Behold the splendor of the nude male form: sleek and powerful, a miracle of sculpted sinew, striding confidently across the sand or stretching out before you in ever-uncoiling glory.

It’s Not Genghis Khan’s Mongolia

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ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — For all of his victories and skills, Genghis Khan always insisted that the god Tengri — the Eternal Blue Sky — deserved the credit for his triumphant success in uniting the vast Mongol Empire in the early 13th century.

Russian Gang Amasses Over a Billion Internet Passwords

[Нийтэлсэн: 06.08.2014] [Эх сурвалж: ]

A Russian crime ring has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say.

Why China Will Reclaim Siberia

[Нийтэлсэн: 21.07.2014] [Эх сурвалж: ]

“A land without people for a people without land.” At the turn of the 20th century, that slogan promoted Jewish migration to Palestine. It could be recycled today, justifying a Chinese takeover of Siberia. Of course, Russia’s Asian hinterland isn’t really empty (and neither was Palestine). But Siberia is as resource-rich and people-poor as China [...]

Why China Will Reclaim Siberia

[Нийтэлсэн: 07.07.2014] [Эх сурвалж: ]

“A land without people for a people without land.” At the turn of the 20th century, that slogan promoted Jewish migration to Palestine. It could be recycled today, justifying a Chinese takeover of Siberia. Of course, Russia’s Asian hinterland isn’t really empty (and neither was Palestine). But Siberia is as resource-rich and people-poor as China [...]

During Hagel Visit, China Showed Its Military Might, and Its Frustrations

[Нийтэлсэн: 13.04.2014] [Эх сурвалж: ]

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — When Robert M. Gates visited China in 2011 as the United States defense secretary, the military greeted him with an unexpected and, in the view of American military officials, provocative test of a Chinese stealth fighter jet, a bold show of force that stunned the visiting Americans and may even have [...]

Hiring in China by JPMorgan Under Scrutiny

[Нийтэлсэн: 19.08.2013] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Federal authorities have opened a bribery investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win lucrative business in the booming nation, according to a confidential United States government document.

Mongolia Re-Elects Leader to Another 4-Year Term

[Нийтэлсэн: 27.06.2013] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Mongolians appeared Thursday to have re-elected their president to a second four-year term, giving him half the vote needed to avoid a runoff election in a race that focused on demands that the resource-rich country do a better job of distributing wealth to its citizenry.

Web Site Investigated for Posting Private Data

[Нийтэлсэн: 14.03.2013] [Эх сурвалж: ]

WASHINGTON — Law enforcement officials said on Tuesday that they had opened an investigation into a Web site that posted the home addresses, Social Security numbers and other personal information for more than a dozen celebrities and politicians, including Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Michelle Obama and Jay-Z.

Way Down and Out in Ulan Bator

[Нийтэлсэн: 08.03.2013] [Эх сурвалж: ]

In 2004, Mikel Aristregi documented street children in Cambodia, fascinated by the bonds they forged among themselves, a coping mechanism against an onslaught of threats along the harsh landscape of Phnom Penh’s boulevards. So when he learned of children living in the sewers of Ulan Bator, Mongolia, he went there in pursuit of a similar [...]

Stifling Progress in Russia and China

[Нийтэлсэн: 24.12.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Russia and China seem very different sorts of countries. One is a pseudo-democracy with an economy dependent on natural-resource exports; the other is a one-party state and the world’s manufacturing superpower. But both suffer from unbalanced economies — and powerful vested interests that are trying to block the reforms that would bring about a rebalancing.

Boom in Mongolia Deflates After Deal That Started It Is Threatened

[Нийтэлсэн: 12.12.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — The concept of a “blue sky country” has become almost a cliché in presentations about Mongolia, the world’s fastest-growing economy last year. The phrase, which evokes the Montana-like landscape of the steppe, paints a picture of sunny investment horizons in this frontier democracy rich in coal, copper and gold.

Severely Polluted Mongolia Tries a Cleaner Power Source

[Нийтэлсэн: 06.12.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

SALKHIT, MONGOLIA — On a desolate, wind-raked hilltop not far from the Mongolian capital, white-helmeted workers were busily lifting, tugging and erecting 80-meter poles and fitting them with enormous pinwheel-like turbines in Mongolia’s first foray into wind-generated power.

Protecting a ‘Wolf’ of a Salmon

[Нийтэлсэн: 23.10.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

They call them “river wolves” — hundred-pound salmon large enough to snack on ducklings and on mice and muskrats fording the rivers. Five species of these huge fish inhabit the river waters of China, Mongolia, and eastern Russia, and all of them are finally on the “red list” of species compiled by the International Union [...]

Tax Proposal in Mongolia Threatens Rio Tinto Project

[Нийтэлсэн: 16.10.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — Rio Tinto’s biggest new mining project is under threat after the government of Mongolia said it was considering whether to renegotiate an investment agreement involving the $6 billion Oyu Tolgoi copper mine.

A University’s Mission: Preparing Mongolia for the Future

[Нийтэлсэн: 22.09.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

When talking about Mongolia, the words “mining,” “strategic” and “change” seem to crop up almost immediately.

Mongolia’s Changing Landscape

[Нийтэлсэн: 15.09.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

While gold and copper mining have made Mongolia the world’s fastest-growing economy, they have also created some health and environmental problems in boom towns throughout the Gobi Desert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOZbb1Ov1XE  

Wealth Rises in Mongolia, as Does Worry

[Нийтэлсэн: 03.08.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

ULAN BATOR, Mongolia — Three kinds of foreigners, they say, prowl the world’s energy frontiers: missionaries, misfits and mercenaries.

As Mongolia Changes, the Past Is Still Present

[Нийтэлсэн: 14.07.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

IT was our third day in Mongolia. We were just setting out on a trail ride across the hills — a lazy, ambling exercise designed for children and grandparents — when we witnessed our teenage guide turn into … well, I don’t know how else to describe it. A spirit.

Mongolia’s Coal Deposits Draw Neighbors’ Attention

[Нийтэлсэн: 27.06.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

TAVAN TOLGOI, Mongolia — “All you need to mine here is a shovel,” said an awe-struck Indian investment manager as he stood behind a barrier, along with dozens of international mining industry executives and other eager investors, gazing at the immense coal pit gouged out of the rust-colored earth below.

Mongolian Ex-President Denounces Timing of His Graft Trial

[Нийтэлсэн: 28.05.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

As he prepared to go on trial on corruption charges, the former president of Mongolia lay in a wrinkled hospital bed, where he was recovering from a 10-day hunger strike he waged to protest being held in detention by his successor’s government.

Mongolia Wrestles With Dinosaurs, NATO and Politics

[Нийтэлсэн: 19.05.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Squeezed between geopolitical giants Russia and China, Mongolia has long struggled for independence and visibility.

Ex-Leader’s Detention Tests Mongolia’s Budding Democracy

[Нийтэлсэн: 14.05.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

Mongolia’s previous president has spent more than a week on a hunger strike, protesting a detention that he says is aimed at preventing him from running in the country’s coming parliamentary election.

Huge Asteroid Is Still the Central Villain in Dinosaurs’ Extinction

[Нийтэлсэн: 08.05.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

For some 30 years, scientists have debated what sealed the fate of the dinosaurs. Was an asteroid impact more or less solely responsible for the catastrophic mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous geological period, 65 million years ago? Or were the dinosaurs already undergoing a long-term decline, and the asteroid was merely the [...]

US:15 of 19 Big Banks Pass Fed’s Latest Stress Tes

[Нийтэлсэн: 14.03.2012] [Эх сурвалж: ]

The Federal Reserve had a key take-away from the latest round of stress tests: most big banks are in good shape.


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SouthGobi Announces Profit Warning and Business Update
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Coal truckers stuck at Mongolia-China border
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Copper price plunges to 1-year low
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Global Religion and the United Front: The Case of Mongolia
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