Monthly Archives: April 2012

Election Set for June 28 2012

Elections for Mongolia’s Ikh Khural are set for June 28, 2012. Continue reading

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Regulating Foreign Investment Directly?

Will we see resource populism in the upcoming parliamentary election? Yes! How much? That remains to be seen and will likely determine the likelihood of the adoption of nationalist policies in the resource sector. Continue reading

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Evaluating and Classifying Developments in Mongolia

Jonathan Manthorpe has taken a more negative view of political developments in Mongolia than most observers, at least in his rhetoric. Continue reading

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Politics Heating up Ahead of Election?

Ahead of June’s parliamentary election, debates around corruption and mining are breaking out into the open among Mongolian politicians. Continue reading

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Монголын Жиргээчдэд hashtag-ыг санал болгох нь

Сүүлийн хэдэн жилд Монголд жиргээчдийн хүрээ өргөжжээ. Улс төрчид жиргээчдийн эгнээнд нэгдэн, нээлттэй хэлэлцүүлэгт ч оролцох болж. Миний хувьд Твиттерээр Монголын улс төрийн тухай мэдээлэл авахад маш дөхөмтэй байдаг. Харин Монголын жиргээчид hashtag төдийлэн хэрэглэдэггүй бололтой. Энэ нь жиргээчдийн мэтгэлцээн, … Continue reading

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Hashtags for Vibrant Mongolian Twitterverse

I am proposing to use #mngpoli as hashtag marking tweets about Mongolian politics. Continue reading

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MoU: Ministry of Education and UBC

On March 26, UBC’s Norman B Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering and Institute of Asian Research signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mongolian Ministry of Education Continue reading

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