Mining Propaganda provokes the People of Mongolia
This poster by Oyu Tolgoi mining (OT) – a copper and gold mining company in Mongolia – shows the share of Rio Tinto (29%) in the form of a loaf of bread. Rio Tinto and the government of Mongolia are co-owners of the OT mining company. But in reality Rio Tinto actually has […]
Mongolian Sportspersons Do their Country Proud!
We were all affected and inspired by Olympic fervor and it was a proud moment for Mongolia when a Mongolian woman wrestler, two judokas and two boxers won a total of five medals at the 2012 London Olympics.Wherever I went people were talking about the judokas and boxers at the Olympics […]
Mongolian Women’s Participation in Politics
With the parliamentary elections in Mongolia approaching next month, there will be more women’s nominations as woman’s quotas for political participation have now been approved by the parliament. Eleven parties are registered to run in the June 2012 elections, and each party will have to try and reach a target of 20% women […]
Mongolia – High Ranking Politicians should not be above the Law
“There is going to be the arrest of former President Nambaryn Enkhbayar”. This message appeared all over Facebook and Twitter on 12th April. A few hours later the news proved to be true. The former President, one of Mongolia’s best known politicians was arrested. Enkhbayar served as the Prime Minister from […]
Any quick solution to remove the air pollution?
As part of our coverage on “The New City” we asked our bloggers for some pictures from their cities. Are there any places in their cities that are prime examples for sustainable urban living? But it could also be a negative example in order to show how a city should not […]