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

Latin America

Mongolia to focus on renewable energy with Japanese backing

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

Asia

Mongolia: Khaltmaa Battulga wins election on nationalist platform

A billionaire property tycoon has promised to kick start Mongolia's struggling economy, after winning the presidential election.

Politics

Martial arts expert Battulga wins Mongolia's election

Khaltmaa Battulga won more than 50 percent of the votes in a scandal-ridden presidential runoff campaign.

Politics

Mongolian opposition candidate ahead in runoff vote

Opposition candidate Khaltmaa Battulga wins more than 50 percent of votes, according to partial results.

Khaltmaa Battulga leading in Mongolia presidential poll

Asia

Mongolia: Run-off vote for new president

Mongolia – a former communist state - has been a democracy for the past 27 years, but it has never had a run-off election until now. The landmark vote is widely seen as a referendum on economic recovery plans as well as China's influence.

Asia

Mongolia votes in first ever presidential runoff

Presidential race went into a runoff after none of the three candidates won a majority in last month's election.

Mongolia votes in first ever presidential runoff

Asia

Mongolia to hold runoff poll to choose new president

Third-place finisher demands recount as election officials fix Mongolia's first presidential runoff for July 9.

Battulga to face Enkhbold in first presidential runoff

Politics

Mongolians pick president in uncertain time

Ballots cast in presidential election dominated by allegations of corruption against backdrop of economic turmoil.

Asia

Mongolians vote in the shadow of corruption allegations

Polling stations have opened across Mongolia for the country’s presidential election, with many seeking a leader who could rescue the struggling economy.

Asia

Mongolia sees light over 'New Silk Road'

The government of landlocked Mongolia is hoping China’s so-called 'One Road, One Belt' project will prove beneficial by expanding its railway system.

Asia

Mongolia's ancient instrument striking a chord

The Morin Khuur or 'Horse Fiddle' has evolved from a folk instrument used in small villages to being featured in classical Western performances.