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2011-03-24 08:13:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced it will celebrate its ongoing support for The Christina Noble Children's Foundation (CNCF) by placing the charity's logo on the AT&T Williams race cars during the Australian Grand Prix. The visual representation of the charity will provide CNCF Australia with an opportunity to further raise awareness of its vital work during the race weekend, one of the highest profile sporting events held in Melbourne....

2011-03-17 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Entr©e Gold Inc. (TSX: ETG) (NYSE AMEX: EGI) (Frankfurt: EKA) ("Entr©e" or the "Company") announces that the Entree and Oyu Tolgoi LLC joint venture ("Entree-OTLLC Joint Venture") has budgeted US$7 million for exploration and development work on the joint venture ground ("Entree-OTLLC JV Ground") within the Lookout Hill Property, Mongolia. The work program for 2011 includes a combination of exploration and geotechnical drilling...

2011-03-07 13:00:00

HOHHOT, China, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced the opening of its 30th branch office to date in China, in the City of Hohhot in Inner Mongolia. The office opening is part of a major geographic expansion initiative that IBM is driving to increase its presence in growth markets throughout the world. It takes the total number of IBM offices in growth markets to over 230 - an increase of 140 percent in the past 10 years. (Logo:...

2011-03-07 14:07:00

ST. LOUIS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today said the Mongolian government has placed Peabody in the top tier of the short list of companies that pre-qualify to invest and cooperate in development of the Tavan Tolgoi coal deposit. "We are pleased that the government of Mongolia has recognized the world-class coal mining and marketing expertise of Peabody and look forward to potentially working with the government of Mongolia to advance a partnership and...

2011-03-04 07:00:00

HOHHOT, China, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Gold Horse International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GHII) ("Gold Horse" or the "Company"), a multifaceted business group that controls and operates a construction company, real estate development business and a hotel/banquet facility in Inner Mongolia, China, today announced that management will present at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw Annual China Investment Conference in Shanghai, China. The date, time, and location of Gold Horse's...

2011-03-03 06:30:00

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- U.S. China Mining Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SGZH), a Chinese leader in coal production and exploration in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the Company has successfully launched a coal sorting business at its Xing An mine location. The Xing An mine, located in the far northern region of Heilongjiang Province, near the Russian border, produces high-quality thermal coal, which is sold throughout...

2011-01-14 14:33:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) has named T. Layton Croft Vice President - International Government Relations Asia. Croft is responsible for advancing Peabody's governmental outreach in the fast-growth economies of Asia and will seek to create a favorable policy framework for the greater use of coal throughout the continent. Based in Singapore, Croft reports to Vice President - International Government Relations Michael J. Flannigan. He succeeds L....

2011-01-05 08:45:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) has named Zhenchun Shi as President - Asia. Shi will have responsibility for advancing growth opportunities in Asia, which is expected to account for the majority of new global coal demand in the next two decades. He will oversee a team charged with identifying and completing acquisitions and joint ventures in Asia and developing new operating platforms in China, Mongolia and Indonesia. Shi, a native of China, will be...

2010-12-09 13:17:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ - Entree Gold (TSX:ETG; NYSE AMEX:EGI; Frankfurt:EKA - "Entree" or the "Company") has successfully tested a number of deep conceptual targets on its 100%- owned Shivee West property in Mongolia.  The Shivee West exploration program supports Entree Gold's two-pronged strategy that combines the strength of its joint venture in Mongolia with highly prospective exploration projects worldwide.  Shivee West is adjacent to the Company's flagship joint...

2010-12-09 07:50:00

BEIJING, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Lotus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LTUS) ("Lotus" or the "Company"), a fast-growing, profitable developer, manufacturer and seller of medicine and drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced that it plans to sell or transfer approximately 165 acres (1,000 MU) of Company-owned land in the Chahaer Industrial Park, Inner Mongolia. Lotus' operating entity, Beijing Liang Fang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.,...

Latest Mongolia Reference Libraries

Mongolian death worm
2013-11-27 09:51:18

The Mongolian death worm is a cryptid that is claimed to inhabit the Gobi Desert. It lives underground in hibernation except for the months of June and July. It will surface from its underground habitat when it rains and soaks the ground. It is alleged to kill its prey from a distance. It either sprays an acidic venom that dissolves anything it touches, or by an electrical discharge. According to legend, touching the worm will cause severe pain or instant death. Locals have claimed that...

Mongolian-Manchurian Grassland
2013-04-18 22:58:55

The Mongolian-Manchurian grassland ecoregion, known also as the Mongolian-Manchurian Steppe, located in the temperate grassland Biome, is found in Mongolia, the Chinese Autonomous region of Inner Mongolia and northeastern China. The grassland covers an area of 342,600 square miles. This Palearctic temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands ecoregion of the Temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands Biome, creates a large crescent around the Gobi Desert, stretching across central...

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

2012-06-14 08:47:19

Symbol: THMO10 Group: Lichen Family: Thrombiaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Family   Thrombiaceae Genus   Thrombium Wallr. – thrombium lichen Species   Thrombium mongolicum H. Magn. – Mongolia thrombium lichen

2011-09-27 20:55:11

Protoceratops, meaning “first horned face,” is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsian dinosaur from the Campanian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 70 million years ago) in what is now Mongolia. The first specimen was discovered by photographer JB Shackelford in 1922 in the Gobi desert while working with an expedition looking for human ancestors. The photographer did not uncover any human remains but did find many specimens of fossilized Protoceratops, along with other dinosaurs of...

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Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'