Monthly Archives: October 2011

Korea, the United States, and Strategic Relations: Mongolia

A discussion of Mongolian-Korean relations held at the Korea Society in early October 2011. Continue reading

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Election Law for Whom?

Byamba discusses changes to Mongolia’s electoral law ahead of the summer 2012 parliamentary election. Continue reading

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A Good Day in Mongolia

Today, October 14, 2011, Mongolians are very busy. It is the 17th day of the second month of autumn, an auspicious day in Mongolia’s Buddhist calendar. We call it the day with Baljinnyam and Dashnyam (Buddhist deities) or a double-Nyam … Continue reading

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Changes in Ulaanbaatar’s Cityscape

More parks, some curious changes in Ulaanbaatar’s cityscape 2011. Continue reading

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Mongolia Connected

Some observations about connectivity in Mongolia based on the recently released census. Continue reading

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All is well in Mongolia?

Yes, the Investment Agreement for Oyu Tolgoi will not be re-opened, but that’s no surprise, and doesn’t put an end to turmoil. Continue reading

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Consensus on OT?

Mongolian executive united on supporting Oyu Tolgoi Investment Agreement. Continue reading

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No Stable Anti-Mining Coalition

Today, I published an Asia Pacific Memo that argued that no stable anti-mining coalition has coalesced in Mongolia to support or advance the recent petition asking the government to open negotiations with Oyu Tolgoi to increase the government ownership stake. … Continue reading

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