Australia Network News / ABC: Polls close in Mongolian election

Polls have now closed in Mongolia’s parliamentary elections, with latest reports suggesting the Mongolian Democratic party may edge out the ruling Mongolian People’s party. The mining boom and moves to keep profits in Mongolia have become key election issues. Many of the country’s three-million voters say they’re not seeing any benefit from the boom which saw the country’s economy grow by more than 17 per cent last year. “The children eat badly and are poorly clothed. I think the people at the top are sharing and eating up the wealth,” said 29-year-old mother Laagansuren Altantsetseg. To read the full article & view the video, click herePolls close in Mongolian election

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