Edition:
United Kingdom

Munkhchimeg Davaasharav

Mongolia lawmakers seek to rewrite Oyu Tolgoi deal

05 Apr 2019

* Group recommends 2015 Oyu Tolgoi expansion deal be scrapped

Desperate Mongolians send children into countryside to escape choking winter smog

04 Feb 2019

ULAANBAATAR Mongolia has extended school winter holidays in the world's coldest capital and many families have sent children to live with relatives in the vast, windswept grasslands to escape choking smog and respiratory diseases such as pneumonia.

Mongolia, overseas investigators probe Oyu Tolgoi corruption claims as ex-minister re-arrested

29 Jan 2019

ULAANBAATAR/LONDON Mongolia is working with overseas investigators to look into claims of corruption at its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, the country's anti-graft body said on Tuesday, after the re-arrest of a former minister suspected of "abuse of power".

REFILE-Rio Tinto, Mongolia sign power deal for Oyu Tolgoi copper mine

02 Jan 2019

LONDON/ULAANBAATAR Dec 31 Rio Tinto and Mongolia have signed a deal for the supply of power to the miner's giant copper mine extension at Oyu Tolgoi by mid-2023, with both sides saying the framework agreement marked a step forward after a protracted dispute.

Mongolians protest against corruption as temperature plunges

27 Dec 2018

ULAANBAATAR Tens of thousands of Mongolians took to the streets on Thursday to protest against corruption in the top echelons of politics, braving temperatures that dropped below minus 20 degrees Celsius in the capital, Ulaanbaatar.

Power plant delays fuel tensions over Rio's giant Mongolia copper mine

13 Sep 2018

LONDON/ULAANBAATAR Nearly 10 years on from the launch of a giant copper and gold project in Mongolia, Rio Tinto is still looking to secure a domestic power source it needs for the mine under an agreement with the government.

Power plant delays fuel tensions over Rio's giant Mongolia copper mine

13 Sep 2018

LONDON/ULAANBAATAR, Sept 13 Nearly 10 years on from the launch of a giant copper and gold project in Mongolia, Rio Tinto is still looking to secure a domestic power source it needs for the mine under an agreement with the government.

RPT-Flock on: Mongolia meat exporters turn to Iran's halal markets

22 Aug 2018

* Hopes to tap demand from nations such as Iran for halal meat

Flock on - Mongolia meat exporters turn to Iran's halal markets

22 Aug 2018

DARKHAN, Mongolia Mongolian butcher Kuntuguan Ajbai chants under his breath as he slits the throat of a sheep with a single stroke of his sharpened knife, making sure the animal's swift death is halal – acceptable under the laws of Islam.

Turkish teacher kidnapped in Mongolia freed after authorities ground flight

28 Jul 2018

BEIJING A Turkish teacher, who was allegedly kidnapped in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar and taken to the city's airport, has been released after authorities temporarily grounded an airplane, according to local media and a social media posting by the man.

World News