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China continues blue alert for cold front.

THE National Meteorological Center renewed its blue alert for a cold front on Tuesday, forecasting low temperatures in the country's northern and western regions. From Tuesday to Thursday, a cold front will hit northern and western China, bringing strong gales and low temperatures, according to the NMC. Inner Mongolia ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Debt-saddled Mongolia agrees $5.5 bn IMF bailout.

Mongolia has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund on a $5.5 billion bailout package, officials announced, as the debt-wracked country tries to stabilise its economy. The landlocked north Asian nation has been hit hard by a more than 50 percent fall over the past five years in the price of copper, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

IMF Approves Terms for $5 Billion Loan to Mongolia.

The International Monetary Fund said Sunday that it and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan package to the Mongolian government to help get the north Asian country's economy back on track. The deal is subject to approval by the IMF's executive board, which is expected...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Mongolia and IMF agree on US$5b bailout.

THE Mongolian government and the International Monetary Fund said yesterday that they and other partners have agreed to a more than US$5 billion loan package to help get Mongolia’s economy back on track. The deal is subject to approval by the IMF’s executive board, which is expected to consider ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Mongolia agrees terms for $5.5bn IMF-backed loan.

The IMF and its partners have come to an agreement to provide Mongolia with an economic stabilisation package worth $5.5bn . Rapid growth in Mongolia’s commodities sector had resulted in a fast pace of economic growth, reaching double digit figures between 2011-2013. A sharp decline in commodity prices, plus a ...

- City AM - UK

Mongolia in $5.5bn IMF deal as repayments loom.

Final approval conditional on parliament approving fiscal discipline measures

- Financial Times - US

IMF agrees terms for $5 billion loan to debt-ridden Mongolia.

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia " The Mongolian government and envoys from the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that they and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan package to the north Asian country...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

IMF agrees terms for $5 billion loan to debt-ridden Mongolia.

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia — The Mongolian government and envoys from the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that they and other partners...

- Townhall.com - US

Mongolia in $5.5bn IMF deal as repayments loom.

Deal a relief for mining-dependent country but still needs final approvals

- Financial Times - US

IMF says it has agreed terms for $5 bn loan to Mongolia.

BEIJING " The International Monetary Fund said Sunday that it and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan to the Mongolian government to help get the north Asian country's economy back on track.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

IMF agrees terms for $5 billion loan to debt-ridden Mongolia.

BEIJING " The International Monetary Fund said Sunday that it and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan package to the Mongolian government to help get the north Asian country's economy back on track.The...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

IMF to loan Mongolia US$440m as part of bailout package

ULAANBAATAR, Feb 19 — Mongolia reached an initial agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a three-year programme that includes a US$440 million loan package as part of a US$5.5 billion bailout to help the north...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Snow to cover northern China

SNOW will cover some regions in northern China in the next three days, the national observatory said Saturday. From Saturday to Sunday morning, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, as well as Qinghai, Jilin and Liaoning provinces will see light to heavy snow, the National Meteorological Center ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Feds Seize Horse Genitals from Mongolian Travelers

Federal customs officers seized the luggage of two Mongolian women who were allegedly smuggling horse genitals and other unauthorized horse meat. One of the women claimed the 13 pounds of horse genitals were for medicinal purposes.'

- Breitbart - US

2,000-year-old seeds found in ancient Chinese tomb

MORE than 100 plant seeds dating back 2,000 years have been unearthed from an ancient tomb in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, archaeologists said. According to the regional institute of archaeology, the discovery was made during the excavation of a civilian tomb, dating between the middle and late Western ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Chinese corn broker acquitted in retrial

A FARMER in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region was acquitted in a retrial Friday, over his unlicensed corn purchasing business. Bayan Nur city Intermediate People's Court revoked a previous verdict which had given Wang Lijun, a farmer, a suspended one-year prison sentence. In the initial verdict in April last ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Agents seize horse meat, genitals at airport outside capital

Customs and Border Protection agents have seized 42 pounds of horse meat, including 13 pounds of horse genitals, from two women arriving from Mongolia at Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

- Newsday - US

Endangered Antelopes Face 'Catastrophic' Die-Off

A critically endangered species of antelope is dying by the thousands from a deadly infectious disease outbreak in Mongolia, and scientists fear there could be "catastrophic consequences" for the threatened animals and their ecosystem. Since December 2016, about 2,500 Mongolian saiga — a unique subspecies of saiga ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Agents seize horse meat, genitals at airport outside capital

CHANTILLY, Va. — Customs and Border Protection agents have seized 42 pounds of horse meat, including 13 pounds of horse genitals, from two women arriving from Mongolia at Dulles International Airport in Virginia.

- Yahoo! News - US

Endangered antelopes face 'catastrophic' die-off

A critically endangered species of antelope is dying by the thousands from a deadly infectious disease outbreak in Mongolia, and scientists fear there could be "catastrophic consequences" for the threatened animals and their ecosystem.

- FOX News - US

Harsh Mongolian winter risks livelihoods of herder families

BEIJING — The Red Cross says exceptionally cold weather is putting the livelihoods of thousands of Mongolian herders at risk just one year...

- Townhall.com - US

Harsh Mongolian winter risks livelihoods of herder families

The Red Cross says exceptionally cold weather is putting the livelihoods of thousands of Mongolian herders at risk just one year after another extreme winter killed more than 1 million animals.

- FOX News - US

Harsh Mongolian winter risks livelihoods of herder families

BEIJING " Exceptionally cold weather in Mongolia is putting the livelihoods of more than 150,000 nomadic herders and family members at risk, just one year after another extreme winter killed more than 1 million animals, the Red...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Endangered Antelopes Face 'Catastrophic' Die-Off

A critically endangered species of antelope is dying by the thousands from a deadly infectious disease outbreak in Mongolia, and scientists fear there could be 'catastrophic consequences' for the threatened animals and their ecosystem. Since December 2016, about 2,500 Mongolian saiga — a unique subspecies of saiga ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Three reasons for universal basic income

From Mongolia to Finland to India, we are seeing heightened interest in the idea of a universal basic income —an unconditional cash grant given to every citizen, regardless of their employment status or wealth. The idea is controversial, receiving criticism from many quarters including Future Development. I happen to be ...

- Brookings - US

2 Mongolian drug smugglers caught in north China

TWO passengers from Mongolia were arrested in northern China's Inner Mongolia for smuggling drugs, according to local customs Wednesday. One of the suspects, Enkhjargal, was caught Saturday evening when taking a train from Beijing to Ulan Bator via Erenhot, with police seizing 72.57 grams of methamphetamine from his ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Chocolate Exports Rise with Korean Pop Culture

Korea has seen increasing exports of chocolate on the back of Korean pop culture across Asia. Chocolate exports totaled US$22.68 million in 2015, up 43 percent from $15.83 million in 2011, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs on Monday. Mongolia and Southeast Asian countr...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

IFRC launches appeal as another Dzud threatens vulnerable herders in Mongolia

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: Mongolia This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 655,512 Swiss francs to assist some 11,264 people for 10 months, targeting poor and vulnerable households as the most in need of help. This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 655,512 Swiss francs ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Saiga Antelopes Are Struck Again by a Plague in Central Asia

An ancient species that once roamed grasslands with woolly mammoths is dying in great numbers in Mongolia, with harmful factors piling up.

- New York Times - US

30 Years of US-Mongolia Relations

Over the past 30 years, Mongolia and the US have expanded ties from the cultural to the military spheres.

- The Diplomat - US

Mongolia: Lethal livestock plague now hitting endangered antelope, warns UN agency

The international pledge to eradicate a devastating livestock disease affecting mostly sheep and goats has taken on new urgency in the wake of a mass die-off of a rare Mongolian antelope, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization .

- UN - INT

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