Investors in Turquoise Hill Resources (previously Ivanhoe Mines) nearing completion of its Oyu Tolgoi project in Mongolia drove up the company's share price 15% last week, despite news that a group of the country's lawmakers wants to grab a bigger stake of the massive coper-gold mine.
Mongolian ozeki Harumafuji kicked off his third bid for promotion to sumo"s highest rank of yokozuna with a powerful, if hesitant, win over Bulgarian komusubi Aoiyama on the opening day of the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament on Sunday.
A land full of vast emptiness – might sound like an oxymoron, but it’s as close as we can get to describing the landscapes of Mongolia. It’s nearly twice the size of Eastern Europe yet is also the least populous country in the world. Here are 10 more interesting factoids about this wonderful region:
The Mongol Rally is a marathon car rally beginning at various locations around Europe and ending in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. This year 879 adventurers took part. Each crossed 10,000 miles of mountains, deserts and rough terrain to reach their final destination.