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 […]
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What’s happening in Southern Mongolia?
People across the world now have the opportunity to see direct media coverage of events as they unfold. It made Mongolians shudder when they watched the self immolation video of the Tibetan monk and moved them immensely when they saw the Dalai Lama – the Tibetan leader cry for his people. […]
Ninjas destroying Mongolian Grasslands
A modern “Ninja” is far from the deadly Japanese warrior that one has in mind. Instead these are Artisan miners in Mongolia who dig dirt, live as outlaws and seek gold from old/used mining fields. The grasslands of Mongolia are scattered with neglected gold mine sites which have not been […]
Is there anything else interesting except Mining in Mongolia?
Global political and business leaders only see Mongolia as a source of money. Over the past 5-6 years, the map of Mongolia has become a paper where they plot their business plans. They talk openly about their dreams of accessing these natural resources as a way to become enormously rich. […]
Ninjas Threaten Way of Life in Mongolian Grasslands
“Ninja”–or artisan miners–in Mongolia are people who dig dirt, live like outlaws and seek gold on old/used mining fields. There are around 5000 such artisan miners working in Uyanga soum /village/ of Uvurkhangai aimag / province/ in Mongolia, today. It was rumored that ninjas were reducing in last few years […]