iStockAnalyst / The Kathmadu Post: The rise of ‘Mine-golia’

The pit lamp gives off a resplendent glow. Only his eyes are visible, the rest of his face protected by a piece of black cloth. And in this light, the Mongolian miner really does resemble a Japanese ninja, the warriors him and his fellow miners have been nicknamed after. One also understands comparisons made with characters from those well-loved comic books, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; gold washers in Bornuur started out carrying green bowls on their back, their silhouettes replicating those of the cartoon heroes. Gold, copper, coal, rare minerals-the country set between China and Russia has plenty of resources. To read the full article, click here: The rise of ‘Mine-golia’

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