On February 06, 2013, the shareholders' meeting between representatives of the Government of Mongolia and the Rio Tinto Groupis scheduled today, accordingly Minister for Economic Development of Mongolia N.Batbayar announced that the meeting would start at 02:00pm in the Ministry of Mining.
Water samples collected from 129 wells in seven of the nine sub-divisions of Ulaanbaatar were analyzed by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP–MS) using Clean Lab methods. The levels of many trace elements were found to be low with the average concentrations. The levels of uranium were surprisingly elevated (mean, 4.6 μg/L; range < 0.01–57 μg/L), with the values for many samples exceeding the World Health Organization's guideline of 15 μg/L for uranium in drinking water. Local rocks and soils appear to be the natural source of the uranium.
The Mongolian Ecosystem Network is an academic publication that covers many dimensions of the current ecological challenges in Mongolia. In 2010 the Kyoto based Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) held a conference "The Collapse and Restoration of the Mongolian Ecosystem Network in the Context of Global Environmental and Social Changes". Speakers from different acadamic fields gave an overview of the wide range of environmental issues that Mongolia is facing.
The national consumer price index in August 2012, increased by 0.7 percent compared to the previous month, 11.1 percent compared to the beginning of the year, and 14.9 percent compared to same period of the previous year.
At the invitation of the President Elbegdorj world’s leading theorists of democracy will soon arrive in Mongolia. They are intended to deliver a lecture at the Great Hall of the Government Palace on the topics of “Development Models After the Global Financial Crisis”, “The Quality of Democracy and Survival of Democracy” and hold a discussion with Mongolians.
Yesterday night on August 02, 2012 another sensation boomed Mongolia, the State Prosecutor Yo.Sagsai introduced the verdict to the case of former President N.Enkhbayar after three days of court hearing at the Sukhbaatar District Court.
N.Enkhbayar was found guilty for 5 main charges: (1) using TV equipments donated from Japan to a Mongolian Buddhist organization, Gandantegchinlen Monastery in order to esta
Construction is underway on Mongolia’s first wind power scheme which is being developed at Salkhit Uul, 75km from Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. Mott MacDonald supported the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and FMO as lender’s technical advisor on the scheme which is being developed by Newcom LLC, a Mongolian investment company.