Mongolia: Credit Institution Launched in Mongolia
Goviin Ekhlel, a new non-bank financial institution offering credit to qualified borrowers in the Gobi region, had its official opening ceremony last Friday at the Chinggis Khaan Hotel in Ulaanbaator, the capital of Mongolia.
North Korea: 10,000 Trees in Flight to North Korea
A consortium of Oregon-based businesses, nonprofit organizations and a public agency have joined together in "Operation Appleseed," a humanitarian mission to assist hunger-stricken North Korea.
Mongolia: In the Mongolian Zud—A Witness to Winter's Wrath
Depending upon where you live, words like earthquake, tornado, or crop freeze can strike fear or bring feelings of helplessness. In Mongolia, that word is zud—a combination of blizzard and bitter cold, preceded by drought.