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Mongolia’s president, a former martial-arts champion, wrestles with some major problems

On the vast Mongolian steppe, birthplace of Genghis Khan, a strong man has arisen. Literally. Mongolia’s President Khaltmaa Battulga is a former world martial arts champion who still trains regularly, a friend of Russia’s Vladimir Putin and a business tycoon with a tough-guy image.

IMF says Mongolia economy is recovering, showing 'durable' growth

Mongolia’s economy is outpacing growth expectations this year despite budget cuts as the coal trade has been strong even as exports slowed in the second half, an International Monetary Fund official said.

What Mongolian nomads teach us about the digital future

PEOPLE WHO PACK up and transport their house twice a year become choosy about their possessions. I recently traveled among the nomads of Mongolia for two weeks and had a chance to inspect their belongings. I was there to photograph their traditional practices, which were more intact than I expected. Along the way I discovered the Mongolians may have a few lessons for the future of digital culture.

This London hotel reckons it has the most comfortable bed in the world

Аnd you’ll never guess what’s in the mattress

1,250 miles? 20,000 shots? The longest golf hole ever is now history

Here's a record that could last a while.

Let Mongolia’s stunning landscapes take your breath away

Armed with swords, the men on horseback came charging down the field, striking fear in the hearts of their opponents who quickly regrouped around the gers (portable, round tent) in a defensive position.

9 Lessons on Power and Leadership from Genghis Khan

9 Lessons on Power and Leadership from Genghis Khan

Niles West's Dalai Jamiyankhuu becomes self-made state champ

Niles West's Dalai Jamiyankhuu becomes self-made state champ

Why Genghis Khan's tomb can't be found

Why Genghis Khan's tomb can't be found

Former martial arts star Battulga wins Mongolian presidential election

Former martial arts star Battulga wins Mongolian presidential election

Middle-class surge will change everything, Mongolian minister says

Middle-class surge will change everything, Mongolian minister says Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil argues globalization wave is 'unstoppable' ALEXANDER MARTIN, Nikkei staff writer

Inner Mongolia has become China’s model of assimilation

Herding mentality Inner Mongolia has become China’s model of assimilation But Chinese Mongolians are still asserting their identity

Why the Mongols were the greatest empire in world history

Why the Mongols were the greatest empire in world history

IMF Executive board approves financial arrangement for Mongolia

IMF Executive board approves financial arrangement for Mongolia

In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood

In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood

MAPS Student Develops Expertise on Mongolia

MAPS Student Develops Expertise on Mongolia

A 25-year-old CEO shares 9 career secrets every young person should know

A 25-year-old CEO shares 9 career secrets every young person should know

Mongolian woman mummy buried a thousand a years ago wearing 'ADIDAS boots' and with a knife that's still shiny died after a massive blow to the head

Experts have been analysing the body and belongings found a year ago Despite her luxurious posessions it appears she was a local seamstress And her distinctive red and black striped boots have now been restored Reserachers believe the head injury was the cause of the woman's death

Nightmare in Ulaanbataar : Gobi or not Gobi ?

Well, I’ll be straight forward and say that we had a horrible time in Ulaanbataar, quite like Nomadic Matt had in Vietnam. Why is that ?

Mongolia’s Small Country Diplomacy and North Korea

“Landlocked” Mongolia may become a problem solver in the Asia-Pacific. Whether its Ulaanbaatar’s small country diplomacy or its non-nuclear weapons state (NNWS) status, both regional and international actors recognize Mongolia’s accountability and transparency in the global political arena. Mongolia’s involvement in international peace missions, multilateral dialogues, and regional peace and security cooperation has marked both the country’s development and the openness of its foreign policy approaches.

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