In a world made small by smartphones, we crave escape into otherness

It’s easy to romanticise places where the thing that has you in its thrall hasn’t arrived yet – until you realise it may not have arrived for market-driven reasons Whether the world feels small, close and manageable, or foreign, unknowable and chaotic, says something about where you live and what sort of device you carry […]

Nations unite at peacekeeping exercise in Mongola

The Mongolian Armed Forces and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command have announced their participation in Exercise Khaan Quest 2019, scheduled to be held at the Five Hills Training Area, Mongolia from June 14 through June 28. Khaan Quest is a multinational exercise co-sponsored by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and hosted annually by the Mongolian Armed Forces. Khaan Quest […]

Mulan the girl who changed – was a Mongol

Mulan was a Mongol Yes, Mulan was a woman who disguised herself as a man to save her elderly father from going to battle. Yes, she was heroic and won high honors for her prowess in battle. So what’s about the Disney version? Uniting China against the Huns/Mongols. In fact, Mulan did quite the opposite. […]

How one woman saved snow leopards

Bayarjargal Agvaantseren helped create the 1.8 million-acre Tost Tosonbumba Nature Reserve in the South Gobi Desert—a critical habitat for the vulnerable snow leopard—in April 2016, then succeeded in persuading the Mongolian government to cancel all 37 mining licenses within the reserve. An unprecedented victory for the snow leopard, as of June 2018 there are no […]

85-year-old Mongolian breaks world record at WMACI in Poland

The Father of TEN brought his THIRD GOLDEN Medal in Home Country along with WORLD RECORD March 28, 2019 – Tseren Radnaa, an 85-year-old Mongolian athlete has broken the Masters M85 world record in the indoor 400m at the 8th World Masters Athletics Championships Indoor (WMACI) in Torun, Poland. Tseren Radnaa from Umnugovi Aimag (Southern […]