Xi trip could smooth road to Mongolia

A passenger train pulls into Ulan Bator Station on the Trans-Mongolian Railway. (Photo by Terrence Edwards)

TERRENCE EDWARDS, Contributing writer

ULAN BATOR -- China is financing and building international railways and highways as far away as Kenya and Peru, yet transport links across its 4,710km border with Mongolia, its longest, remain sparse and often rudimentary. That could be set to change with the visit of Xi Jinping to Ulan Bator A...