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Blood donation increases by 35 percent in Mongolia

Blood donation increases by 35 percent in Mongolia

Blood Donation Day, marked on the third day of each month, took place on October 3 in connection with the government policy to increase the supply of blood and blood products as well as to ensure their safety. On this day, the National Blood Center announced honorary awards to donors. Three donors received the Bronze […]

China marked Martyrs’ Day

China marked Martyrs’ Day

Chinese people commemorated the anniversary of the founding of China before a ceremony marking Martyrs’ Day at Tiananmen Square in Beijing Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Chinese President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders presented flower baskets and scores of ordinary people filed up to lay a single flower each on Friday at the Monument to […]

The “Hidden Children” of the South Caucasus

The “Hidden Children” of the South Caucasus

However much the Caucasus might be associated with widespread affection for children, that warmth and understanding does not always exist for disabled children. Even when parents accept their children as they are, many in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia – whether fellow students, teachers or civil servants – nonetheless try to exclude them from mainstream society. […]

Saving the Gobi bear

Saving the Gobi bear

Elise Honningdalsnes – The UB Post Hidden from the world, in the earth’s fifth largest desert, is the rare Gobi bear fighting for its survival. These bears have found a way to live in one of the most extreme environments on the planet, but there are not many of them left. The Gobi Desert sprawls […]

Mongolia: Japan’s Rubbish Heap

Mongolia: Japan’s Rubbish Heap

ELISE HONNINGDALSNES – The UB POST Mongolia is embracing mass-market grey imports from Japan. This easy solution to get Mongolians cheap wheels will soon result in Mongolia being one of the biggest landfills for cars and dangerous waste in Asia. Mongolians have fallen in love with Japan’s Toyota Prius, and are importing them to the […]

“Palestinian women are very progressive”

“Palestinian women are very progressive”

The Daily Techno Times in Pakistan has published a piece about the AsiaN’s interview with Mrs. Vera Baboun, Mayor of Bethlehem City. please click here to read full interview…

A Female Mayor in the Heart of Middle East

A Female Mayor in the Heart of Middle East

Asian countries provide female mayors and governors like in Europe. According to researches, currently, fewer than 5% of the world’s mayors are women and women make up an average of just 20% local councilors worldwide. Mrs. Vera Baboun is one of these female mayors of the Asian continent as the Mayor of Bethlehem. Her great […]

Muslims celebrate feast all around the world

Muslims celebrate feast all around the world

Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” that commemorates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son before God stayed his hand. During the holiday, Muslims slaughter livestock and distribute part of the meat to the poor.

Russian Parents Name Baby ‘Stalin’

Russian Parents Name Baby ‘Stalin’

A couple in Russia’s southern city of Voronezh has named their newborn child Stalin, city authorities have confirmed, The Moscow Times reports. The newborn is not the only child in Russia to sport an unusual name. In August, the BBC reported that a Tajik family living in Russia had renamed their toddler Putin in honor […]

Making Mongolia HOME

Making Mongolia HOME

ELISE HONNINGDALSNES – The UB Post Five years ago, Jeanett Melboe decided to leave her home country and go back to the last place where she felt happy. Today she lives with her husband and two kids in Terelj National Park outside of Ulaanbaatar and runs a popular ger-camp. A few days before Jeanett Melboe was leaving Norway to […]

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