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  • Mining Propaganda provokes the People of Mongolia

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    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 […]

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    Mongolian Sportspersons Do their Country Proud!

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    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 […]

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    Mongolian Women’s Participation in Politics

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    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 […]

  • Air pollution in Ulaanbatar

    Any quick solution to remove the air pollution?

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    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 […]