Mongolia

  • Mongolia: Elbegdorj Tsakhia wins presidential election June 27, 2013

    Ulan Bator: Mongolia's election commission says Harvard-educated Elbegdorj Tsakhia has won a second presidential term. Elbegdorj took 50.22 per cent of the vote, with Baterdene Badmaanyambuu of the main opposition Mongolian People's Party receiving 41.48 per cent. Udval Natsag, Mongolia's first female candidate for the presidency, had 8.3 per cent...
  • US returning trove of dinosaur fossils to Mongolia May 11, 2013

    New York: The United States will return to Mongolia more than a dozen illegally smuggled dinosaur skeletons, including two Tyrannosaurus bataars that are 70 million years old and at least six fossilized Oviraptors, US officials said on Friday. The announcement followed the handover to Mongolian officials on Monday of another T...
  • Olympics: Boxer Devendro storms into quarters August 4, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh stunned 2008 Beijing Games silver medallist Serdamba Purevdorj of Mongolia to storm into the quarter-finals of the men's light-fly weight(49kg) category at the London Olympics, here on Saturday. The pocket-sized dynamo from Manipur outclassed his superior Mongolian rival 16-11 in the pre-quarterfinals at the ExCel...
  • China protests Dalai Lama's visit to Mongolia November 8, 2011

    Beijing: China on Tuesday asked Mongolia not to provide a stage for the Dalai Lama to engage in "anti-China" activities, a day after Tibet's exiled spiritual leader arrived in the predominantly Buddhist nation. "China is always against any country providing a stage for the Dalai Lama's anti-China splittist activities in any...
  • Energising ties: India, Mongolia sign civil nuclear pact September 15, 2009

    New Delhi: India on Monday signed a civil nuclear pact with Mongolia and announced a soft loan of $25 million to bolster the economy of the resource-rich Central Asian country that has been hit by global recession. With this pact, Mongolia, a former satellite state of the Soviet Union, became the...
  • China's answer to environmental challenges in Mongolia June 30, 2008

    Inner Mongolia: People around the world are dealing with environmental challenges and that includes China - a nation searching for alternative fuel solutions. One of the answers for the Chinese may be blowing in the winds of inner Mongolia.A ...