Unlike the West’s undeclared war on Russia, China’s friendship can help to bring about peace in Ukraine and moderate Moscow’s revanchism.
From goats to casinos, the development of agriculture and tourism needs an influx of foreign capital in the world’s largest landlocked country, a deputy minister says.
Mongolia was looking to ‘diversify its partnerships in order to be more robust and able to deal with its large Russian and Chinese neighbours,’ an Elysee source said.
China is ready to synergise development strategies and promote its Belt and Road Initiative with Mongolia, Foreign Minister Qin Gang tells Mongolian counterpart Batmunkh Battsetseg in Beijing.
Readers discuss the implications of Russia-China relations for Mongolia, and what the US president must accomplish before his term ends.
Women played a significant role in long-distance interactions and kin alliances, and were active agents of empire, says researcher.
China’s imports of both Australian coking and thermal coal surged in March in a further sign of an overall easing of tensions between Beijing and Canberra.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says agreement with China and Mongolia to build Power of Siberia 2 natural gas pipeline is ‘practically’ finalised, but analysts say Beijing may be looking to curb geopolitical risks as it shores up energy security.
Sandwiched between superpowers, Mongolia is in a precarious geopolitical position, and Prime Minister Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene says Russia and China ‘totally understand and highly appreciate’ this.
The flow of Russian oil and gas to China has increased in the past year, but Beijing will be wary of overreliance on a single source as the global energy market becomes more politicised, analysts say.
Mongolia’s new auction system coincides with a rapprochement in Beijing’s relations with Canberra, which has seen Australian coal shipments resume after being banned since late 2021.
As arid land spreads and sandstorms intensify, the neighbouring nations will jointly deploy advanced technology to address a problem that has worrisome implications for both sides.
Students from Japan, China, Korea, the Soviet Union and Mongolia studied at Kenkoku University under the banner of ‘the harmony of five ethnicities’, even as imperial Japanese troops brutalised much of the region.
Mining-dependent Mongolia has long sought cheaper and more efficient export routes, especially to Russia and China.
Li Zhanshu is in Vladivostok to attend the Eastern Economic Forum, the first stop on an 11-day tour, and met President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines.
Batshugar Enkhbayar, the son of Mongolia’s ex-president, says China can help diversify his country’s economy away from mining and into technology and the finance industry.
China-based American explorer and writer Steven Schwankert tells Kate Whitehead about growing up watching Jacques Cousteau, and how his interest in shipwrecks led him into documentary-making.
Mongolia and China signed ‘cooperation documents’ after Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Ulaanbaatar earlier this week, with Beijing keen to access vital natural resources and smooth commerce with Russia.
‘So much about Chinese culture came from the outside, and the vehicle? The nomads,’ says Hing Chao, curator of an exhibition in Hong Kong of nomadic art from northern China.
From China, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and more, here are seven of the most interesting Asian pavilions at the Venice Biennale 2022.
Across China, from Beijing to Sichuan, Yunnan and Hainan, hotpot is loved by many. But can you eat the traditional shared dish safely in a pandemic?
China’s coking coal imports fell by 24.6 per cent in 2021 compared to a year earlier, due to an unofficial ban on Australian imports and coronavirus pandemic-hit Mongolian imports.
M.A. Aldrich talks about his life doing exhilarating legal work in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mongolia, and why a future book will celebrate Taiwanese culture.
The 18,755km odyssey, made possible with the new US$6 billion Vientiane to Boten line, passes by Unesco World Heritage Sites galore and many other worthy sightseeing spots.