Asia Pacific

Mongolia puts the brakes on 'dangerous' winter horse racing

Rights groups have been campaigning against the horse racing that employs a large number of child jockeys.

Mongolia puts the brakes on 'dangerous' winter horse racing

Asia

In Mongolia politics, a tangled web of cash and power

Dismissal of parliament speaker comes as Mongolia reels from separate corruption scandal implicating top officials.

Mongolia speaker expelled amid ongoing battle against corruption

Mongolia

Mongolia: Thousands protest corruption in Ulaanbaatar

Protesters call on parliamentary speaker and others accused of selling government positions to step down.

Mongolia: Thousands protest corruption in Ulaanbaatar

Environment

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Herders are attempting to stop the degradation of grass upon which their animals depend.

In Mongolia, using new science to preserve traditional lifestyles

Russia

Russia's largest-ever war games and NATO concerns

Vladimir Putin vows to beef up army saying Russia needs to strengthen its military capabilities to defend sovereignty.

Russia's largest-ever war games and NATO concerns

101 East

Mongolia: The Last Eagle Hunters

101 East ventures into the freezing wilderness to meet the traditional eagle hunters of Mongolia.

Risking it all

Mongolia: The nomads risking it all

Mongolian herders shift their entire lives across frozen rivers and through 2,000 metre-high mountain passes.

Reporter's Notebook

Mongolia: Training with a child jockey

A glimpse into the reality of life in the Mongolian steppes as herder Billy and his five-year-old son Babu prepare for the Naadam festival horse races.

Mongolia

Mongolia's child jockeys risk death to race

In Mongolia, children as young as five are risking life and limb to preserve an ancient tradition.

101 East

Mongolia: Born To Ride

In Mongolia, child jockeys are dying and suffering painful injuries in some of the world's longest horse races.

Asia

Rights groups question Mongolia's use of child jockeys

Across Mongolia, 30,000 child jockeys compete in some of the world's longest horse races.

Asia

Palliative care in Mongolia helps terminally ill die with dignity

Mongolia’s standard of care for people with terminal illnesses is ranked higher than its larger neighbours Russia and China, as well as some European countries.

Asia

Why is urban migration in Mongolia problematic?

Local authorities in Mongolia are scrambling to find ways to stop young people from leaving small towns for the capital.

Human Rights

Little girls dreaming big, racing horses in Mongolia

'If we don't have horses, we're not Mongols'

Little girls dreaming big, racing horses in Mongolia

AJ IMPACT

Mongolia to focus on renewable energy with Japanese backing

Mongolia's first commercial solar plant is now supplying the central electricity grid.