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Aluminium market deficit on the cards this year; price reacts to Chinese curtailments – BofAML.

The Chinese government has so far this year ordered 4.3-million tonnes of aluminium capacity closures at smelters in Inner Mongolia, Shandong and Xinjiang, pointing to the potential for a global aluminium market deficit to emerge before year-end, the latest analysis from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research has ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

China's NORINCO reveals new armoured vehicles, active protection system.

China's North Industries Corporation revealed new armoured vehicles and a new active protection system during the Armour Day it held in Baotou, Inner Mongolia from 15-16 August. Aimed at promoting NORINCO's products to foreign customers, the event was attended by about 230

- Jane’s - US

Kyrgyz Team Beats Mongolia After Dispute Over Equipment In Equestrian Sport.

The world championship in kokpar or kok-boru -- an ancient equestrian sport in which a goat carcass was traditionally used as a ball -- got off to a contentious start when organizers barred the Kyrgyz team from its first-day match against Mongolia in a dispute over horseshoes.

- Radio Free Europe - US

China's neighbours: Friends, foes and frenemies.

China has sharp differences with almost all its neighbours. But their resistance to Beijing's aggressive claims is increasingly weakening as its investments grow in the region. Mongolia, Vietnam and India are among a handful critical of its strong-arm tactics, along with Japan and Taiwan.

- Times Of India - IN

How expats are cashing in on China's internet celebrity boom.

THE FICKLE AND often fleeting business of internet celebrity is booming in China – and not just for the locals. Social media personalities generated more than US$7.9 billion in revenue last year, according to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and foreigners are helping themselves to a growing share of the ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

NORINCO demonstrates GL5 APS.

China North Industries Group Corporation has released details on a previously opaque active protection system known as the GL5. The hard-kill APS was demonstrated during a live-fire display as part of NORINCO's second 'Armour Day' in Bautou, Inner Mongolia. The

- Jane’s - US

Archaeologists discover story of China's ancient military might carved in cliff face.

An inscription carved into a cliff face in Mongolia almost 2,000 years ago that tells the story of one of China’s greatest military successes has been rediscovered. Known as the “Inscription on the Ceremonial Mounding at Mount Yanran”, the work was created by historian Ban Gu in 89AD in the Khangai ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Archaeologists discover story of China’s ancient military might carved in cliff face.

An inscription carved into a cliff face in Mongolia almost 2,000 years ago that tells the story of one of China’s greatest military successes has been rediscovered. Known as the “Inscription on the Ceremonial Mounding at Mount Yanran”, the work was created by historian Ban Gu in 89AD in the Khangai ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Five killed in house fire in China.

Five people were killed on Saturday in a fire that engulfed a house in north China's Inner Mongolia.

- Zee News - IN

82 days, 1,850 km, 14,000 shots: The world's longest hole of golf.

82 days, 1,850 kilometers across Mongolia -- they're calling it the longest hole of golf ever played.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Meet the Aussie Olympian who has just won the world's toughest horse race.

The Mongolian Derby, a 1,000 kilometre trek through the rugged terrain of the Mongolian Steppes, is the toughest horse race in the world — and an Aussie Olympian has just won it.

- ABC News - AU

Mongolia: experts deepen their knowledge of humanitarian law

News release | A three-day training course on International Humanitarian Law aiming at boosting the regional coordination in humanitarian response, opens today in Ulaanbaatar.

- ICRC - INT

Taiwan calls time on Mongolia and Tibet affairs commission

After almost 90 years and a history that has mirrored many of the dramatic changes in the political landscape of contemporary China, Taiwan’s Mongolian and Tibetan Affairs Commission is set to close its doors. Taiwanese officials confirmed on Tuesday that the commission, which promotes Mongolian and Tibetan culture ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

This Copper Giant Is Buying Into An Unexpected Frontier

Copper has been one of the best-performing commodities of the last few months. With the red metal up over 15 percent since late May, to a current $2.88 per pound. And that price action is spurring some important project activity. Including a little-noticed, but critical move this week from the world's largest copper ...

- OilPrice.com - US

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