Francis Fukuyama to give lecture on democracy in Mongolia

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. 

Former President of Mongolia N.Enkhbayar was sentenced 4 years of imprisonment

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

Mott MacDonald supports financing of US$100 million Mongolian wind farm

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.

Mongolia wins first medal at London Olympics

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia /MONTSAME/ An international master of sports S.Nyam-Ochir won the first bronze medal of the London Olympic Games for Mongolia in the men's 73 kg judo event held on Monday.
    S.Nyam-Ochir has won the 20th Olympic medal for Mongolia. In the first round, S.Nyam-Ochir defeated his opponent from Germany, and then beat Volodymyr Soroka from Ukraine. In the quarterfinals, the Mongolian was defeated by Mansur Isaev who won a gold medal in this event.

Jargal de Facto: More grants, less labour in the Mongolian desert

I transited through Dalanzadgad. While each month every Mongolian citizen receives 21 thousand Tugrogs as “motherland grant,” in addition to that UmnuGobi residents began receive “local grant” in 500 thousand Tugrogs a year. National and local politicians (14 of the 25 members at the Khural of citizens representatives in South Gobi aimag are from Democratic Party) are as busy as those in the capital city as they try to keep their election promise to individual citizens in delivering “municipal share” from the 51% shares designated to municipal government from the “Old” Tavan Tolgoi mine.

Jack Weatherford in Cafe Amsterdam

Today -  Wednesday 28 September - writer, anthropologist and Mongolist professor Jack Weatherford will give a talk in Cafe Amsterdam. Upon special request he will reprise his talk about his latest book "The Secret History of the Mongol Queens" that was sold out last June

Jack Weatherford is best known for his book "Ghenghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World", the New York Times best seller of the year 2004. Jack Weatherford is considered as one of the best mongolists and anthropologists of modern times.

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