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  1. Mongolia cursed with too much resource luck

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland Australia used to be called 'the lucky country', largely because of its abundance of natural resources. These days Mongolia has usurped the title. Thanks to its geology, Mongolia boasts massive deposits of copper, coal, iron ore, ura ...

  2. Mongolia: Nomad Empire of Eternal Blue Sky

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Mark O'Neill Mongolia: Nomad Empire of Eternal Blue Sky by Carl Robinson Odyssey Books HK$231 Until the revolution of 1990, Mongolia was virtually off-limits to travellers outside the communist bloc. Since then, it has attracted visitors from around ...

  3. Racing on three wheels across frozen Siberia

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Before Scott Taylor and Michael Godby set off to ride through icy Siberia in February, their only preparation was to pitch a tent on The Peak and sip some vodka at an ice bar. The two Hong Kong residents then rode a motorbike for ...

  4. How herdsmen melted his communist soul

    Posted Oct 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... steel-hard Communist soul. After days of increasingly wearying transport- from train to open-top trucks, to ox carts, to feet- I finally reached the ranch of destiny on Ujimqin steppe, collapsed ... organisation called Echoing Steppe to help them get organised and to establish a website in several languages to let the rest of China and the world have a glimpse of what's happening in Inner ...

  5. Silent crisis

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Ben Allen

    ... on livestock for a living, a 'zud' can be particularly damaging. Mongolia's nomads take great pride in their way of life, as they roam the steppes in search of food, grass and water. ...

  6. Wild, wild east

    Posted Jul 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Glenn A. Baker

    ... Enchanting, untamed Mongolia is open for business, writes Glenn A. Baker For decades it's been one of the most elusive and therefore most alluring of destinations. The Trans-Mongolian Railway, branching off the better-known Trans-Siberian, slices through the sumptuous realm where the Central Asian steppe, taiga, blue lakes, the Altai mountains and the Gobi Desert meet in a high, ...

  7. Mongolia and Sichuan fund-raising

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui When local teacher Lu Kwong-fai visited Linhe district in western Inner-Mongolia in April, he saw first-hand the problems faced by students there. Once back in Hong Kong, Mr Lu joined hands with the Amity Foundation to organise the city' ...

  8. Expertadvice

    Posted Nov 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sofia A. Suarez Q I've started investing in contemporary paintings from around Asia. I've heard whispers about Mongolian art. What is coming from that region? WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY: Chances are, they were talking about Inner Mongolian artist Deng ...

  9. SouthGobi's troubles erode coal orders

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com SouthGobi Resources saw its share price slump 8.4 per cent after it said production had been halted and it failed to get approval from Mongolian environmental authorities for a processing plant. SouthGobi, which mines coal in Mo ...

  10. SouthGobi not target of graft probe; shares rebound

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com SouthGobi Resources shares rebounded 5.9 per cent yesterday after falling 13 per cent on Tuesday on worries it is being investigated by Mongolia's graft-busters. The firm said it was told the probe was aimed at a third part ...




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