CENTRAL ASIA BLOG: End of story?

Anand Tumurtogoo in Ulaanbaatar May 1, 2021

An attempt at dissolving Mongolia's ruling party looks like a desperate manoeuvre from President Battulga Khaltmaa as he fights a ban on seeking re-election.

GameStop-style investors trigger speculation in Arkle

Jason Corcoran in Dublin April 15, 2021

162 Group forced by LSE to issue statement saying potential reverse takeover of Irish gold and zinc explorer by Mongolian miner was not going ahead.

CEE reels as third wave of COVID-19 breaks

bne IntelliNews April 3, 2021

A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.

Mongolian miner seeks London listing via reverse takeover

Jason Corcoran in Dublin March 22, 2021

Takeover of Irish exploration company Arkle Resources would provide molybdenum miner with AIM listing.

Rising inflation in Emerging Europe poses dilemma for central banks

bne IntelliNews March 17, 2021

With economies primed to rebound as pandemic restrictions are loosened, consumer prices could rise even further, reawakening an issue that has long been ignored.

A wild horse, the Dutch and Mongolia’s Cheeseman

Antonio Graceffo March 10, 2021

Creating income streams for herders and moving Mongolia up the value chain, one cheese at a time.

Rio Tinto and Mongolia agree to replace $7bn plan for Oyu Tolgoi underground expansion

bne IntelIiNews March 2, 2021

The rising cost of the Oyu Tolgoi mine’s new underground phase played a role in bringing down both Mongolia's previous prime minister and Rio Tinto's last chief executive.

COMMENT: Why critics are asking if Inner Mongolia is the next Tibet or Xinjiang

Antonio Graceffo February 25, 2021

Beijing is forcing China’s Mongolians to become Han Chinese. The Chinese Communist Party is suppressing their language, religion and culture.

Mongolia’s pitiless dzud

Anand Tumurtogoo in Ulaanbaatar February 20, 2021

The unique weather disaster that leaves herders with a harvest of carcasses.