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Mongolia’s Rare Earths Diplomacy and Its Geopolitical Implications

Mongolia’s Rare Earths Diplomacy and Its Geopolitical Implications

By Marina Yue Zhang
The Mongolian prime minister’s visit to Washington to discuss potential rare earth collaborations can be seen as bolstering the United States’ position.

Mongolia Aims for ‘New Heights’ in Relations With China

Mongolia Aims for ‘New Heights’ in Relations With China

By Sumiya Chuluunbaatar
The Mongolian prime minister’s six-day trip to China highlights the increasingly close relationship between China and Mongolia.
An Interview With the Prime Minister of Mongolia

An Interview With the Prime Minister of Mongolia

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene Luvsannamsrai discusses his government’s plans for fighting corruption, attracting investment, and navigating a worrisome security environment.

How to Fix Mongolia’s Mining Industry

How to Fix Mongolia’s Mining Industry

By Bolormaa Purevjav
Stakeholders’ engagement is key in ensuring mining benefits Mongolian communities and society.

Land Grabs and the Cost of Mining in Mongolia

Land Grabs and the Cost of Mining in Mongolia

By Elena Gordillo
Considerations about local people’s well-being should be at the forefront of all ongoing and new mining project developments.

Mongolia, US Seek to Advance Economic Ties  

Mongolia, US Seek to Advance Economic Ties  

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia and the United States took big steps forward in 2018 and 2019, but ties have stalled since then amid the pandemic and a downturn in economic engagement.

Mongolia and South Korea Emphasize Deeper Economic Ties 

Mongolia and South Korea Emphasize Deeper Economic Ties 

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Prime Minister Oyun-Erdene's visit to Seoul highlighted some future directions of bilateral economic cooperation.
Anti-Corruption Protests Pressure the Government of Mongolia 

Anti-Corruption Protests Pressure the Government of Mongolia 

By Bolor Lkhaajav and Bolorerdene Bazarsuren
Protesters have been demanding an end to the "coal mafia" in ongoing demonstrations since December 5.

Mongolia Highlights ‘New Recovery Policy’ at Economic Forum

Mongolia Highlights ‘New Recovery Policy’ at Economic Forum

By Bolor Lkhaajav
One of the major takeaways was the partial privatization of some state-owned enterprises in a bid to attract foreign investment.

Mongolia’s New Mining Boom

Mongolia’s New Mining Boom

By Nicholas Muller
Climate change and a mining boom are altering the lives and livelihoods of Mongolians.

Mongolia’s Democracy Under Stress

Mongolia’s Democracy Under Stress

By Bolor Lkhaajav
A wave of protests (and lack of any government response) is challenging Mongolia's political system.
Mongolians Protest Centerra Gold Mine

Mongolians Protest Centerra Gold Mine

By Ryskeldi Satke
The controversial Canadian company seems set to replicate its Kyrgyzstan experience in Mongolia.

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