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Kuwait- Amiri Diwan Min. meets Mongolian team.

Kuwait- Amiri Diwan Min. meets Mongolian team...


Kisenosato falls again; Hakuho, Harumafuji still unbeaten.

Yokozuna Kisenosato's fading hopes of winning a third consecutive championship were all but shattered with a fourth loss at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Tuesday. Kisenosato was bumped out by sekiwake Kotoshogiku and lost his second straight match to fall four wins behind unbeaten Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho and ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Chinese tourists in Thailand, Vietnam 'dumped' if they shun forced shopping trips, state media reports.

Chinese tourists taking part in tour groups in Thailand and Vietnam are often abandoned by the roadside if they refuse to shop for overpriced goods in designated stores, a major way for guides to earn cash, according to an investigation conducted by Chinese state media. In one case more than 20 tourists from Inner Mongolia ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Kisenosato suffers third loss; Hakuho, Harumafuji roll on.

Yokozuna Kisenosato succumbed to his third loss at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on Monday while Mongolian grand champions Hakuho and Harumafuji secured their ninth straight wins at Ryogoku Kokugikan. Kisenosato's hope of a third straight championship was dealt a severe blow by Tochiozan . The yokozuna's slap off the ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Championship.

Indias R Vaishali won the womens title with eight points from nine rounds in the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship in Chengdu, China, today.She was at her best in the Blitz event and won seven games and posted two draws in the nine-round event.Vaishali drew her final round game against Uurtsaikh Uuriintuya of ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Rivals Hakuho, Harumafuji improve to 8-0.

Hakuho put on another sumo clinic on Sunday to stay unbeaten and tied for the lead with fellow Mongolian yokozuna Harumafuji after eight days of action at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. Hakuho oozed class in his bout against struggling Kotoshogiku at Ryogoku Kokugikan, quickly taking the sekiwake down with a textbook ...

- The Japan Times - JP

China builds Mongolian language database with cloud computing.

EXPERTS in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have developed a Mongolian language database containing over 19 million words and phrases in an effort to protect ethnic culture and language.

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Hakuho beats Daieisho to keep share of lead.

Mongolian yokozuna Hakuho did his best impression of a bulldozer on Saturday to retain his share of the lead after the first week of action at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament. Hakuho, looking to win a record 38th career title in his return from injury, got stuck into Daieisho at the charge and faced little The post Hakuho ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Can Duterte's Philippines Add Turkey and Mongolia to ASEAN?.

The suggestion demonstrates an unsurprisingly poor understanding of the regional grouping and the complex choices it faces.  

- The Diplomat - US

Ex-envoy Baja doubts Duterte serious on Turkey, Mongolia as ASEAN members.

The country's former ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday said he doubts President Rodrigo Duterte was serious when he talked about the supposed intention of Turkey and Mongolia to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations .

- GMA News - PH

The more the merrier? Duterte to push for inclusion of Turkey, Mongolia in Asean.

Controversial Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he would push for the inclusion of Turkey and Mongolia in a grouping of Southeast Asian nations, dismissing concerns about their geographic location. Duterte said leaders of Turkey and Mongolia told him about their desire to join the Association of Southeast ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Mongolia blocks former president from standing in June election

Mongolia blocks former president from standing in June election...


Young leaders represent Bhutan at LEAD Alliance 2017

Five Bhutanese took part in the recently concluded LEAD or Leaders Advancing Democracy Alliance 2017 held at the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. The post Young leaders represent Bhutan at LEAD Alliance 2017 appeared first on BBS.

- BBS - BT

It's power asymmetry, stupid: Lessons from the 2017 World Development Report on Governance and the Law

Across the globe, states frequently fail to adopt first-best' policies, fail to implement technically sound policies, and persist in implementing inefficient and regressive policies. In Mongolia, for example, the government copied rules for the management of natural resource revenue from the Netherlands and Chile, but ...

- Brookings - US