It takes more than a village to pull together an episode of “The World’s Best.” CBS’ new talent competition series, hosted by James Corden, features acts from around the world — including, in last week’s premiere, Enkh Erdene from Mongolia, who croons American country music in perfect English (but speaks no English); Manami Ito, a...
Could humans go the way of the dinosaurs? Are humans too far from nature? The empty expanse of the Mongolian steppe caused Chinese director Wang Quan'an to meditate on such existential questions in Ondog, which premieres at the Berlinale on Friday.
Mongolia has extended school winter holidays in the world's coldest capital and many families have sent children to live with relatives in the vast, windswept grasslands to escape choking smog and respiratory diseases such as pneumonia.
A former Mongolian finance
minister re-arrested earlier this month as part of an
investigation into corruption claims surrounding the giant Oyu
Tolgoi copper mine has been released on bail, a court official
told Reuters on Wednesday.
Mongolia is working
with overseas investigators to look into claims of corruption at
its giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, the country's anti-graft body
said on Tuesday, after the re-arrest of a former minister
suspected of "abuse o
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