Ülle Baum

Ülle Baum is a photographer and writer living in Ottawa. Reach her at ullebaum@gmail.com

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Mongolia’s GDP and trade rise

| July 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mongolia’s GDP and trade rise

A giant dump truck travels under blue sky towards an open pit mine in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert. It may look like an average dump truck, but it is actually one of 28 enormous Komatsu trucks, powered by 3,000-horsepower engines and capable of moving up to 300 tonnes of ore per load at the Oyu […]

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The future lies here: China’s New Silk Road Economic Belt Initiative gives a boost to Xinjiang

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
The future lies here: China’s New Silk Road Economic Belt Initiative gives a boost to Xinjiang

At a hotel last May in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, a woman from South Africa was having breakfast on her sixth visit to China. She and her husband had just arrived from Kashgar, an ancient city in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, located in the far west of China. Kashgar was a key stop on the old Silk […]

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Kazakhstan: Eyes on Astana

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kazakhstan: Eyes on Astana

Each year on July 6, Kazakhstan proudly celebrates Capital City Day, honouring its capital, Astana, with a week of cultural festivities. The activities highlight Kazakh culture, history and the city’s central position in the nation’s life. Astana has grown from a small provincial city to an influential player on the world stage and a symbol […]

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