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Enrollment in schools and kindergartens on the rise

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By E.OYUNDARI A new nationwide core program on pre-school education will be carried out in the 2015-2016 academic year, kicking off as enrollment in schools and kindergartens increases. Under the new core program every child will be taught the skills to acknowledge what they like to do, express their mind freely, become more independent, and [...]

August 30th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ts.Elbegdorj: Mongolia and Japan need to bring economic cooperation to a new stage

President meets Keidanren representatives

By E.OYUNDARI Business delegacies of Japan, headed by Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) Chairman Sadayuki Sakakibara, paid a working visit to Mongolia to attend the Mongolia-Japan Business Forum, on August 25 and 26. They met with President Ts.Elbegdorj, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg, and Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold. Welcoming the visiting delegates, President Ts.Elbegdorj noted that Keidanren organized [...]

August 27th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Cabinet issues 4.2 billion MNT for study abroad scholarships

Weekly Cabinet meeting

By E.OYUNDARI Cabinet ministers decided during its recent weekly meeting to dedicate 4.2 billion MNT from the state budget to provide scholarships for 100 students admitted to study at the world’s top universities. The Ministry of Education carried out the selection of students who are eligible to study at the world’s top universities, starting in [...]

August 25th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

City authorities sign seven concession agreements for new public projects

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Authorities of the City of Ulaanbaatar and companies executing seven new public projects signed memorandums of understanding on Friday to proceed with concession agreements. Under state policy for public and private partnership (PPP) established in 2009 and the Law on Concession adopted in 2010, analysts say a favorable environment was created for upgrading PPP by [...]

August 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

British businessman Paul Judge looks to Mongolia for investment opportunities

Sir Paul Judge meets MP G.Batkhuu

By E.OYUNDARI MPs G.Batkhuu and L.Bold received yesterday international financier and advisor Sir Paul Judge to discuss the provision of assistance in establishing an international financial organization in Mongolia. Mentioning the friendly cooperation between the City of London, where Judge holds the honorary title of Alderman, and Mongolia’s Finance Regulatory Committee, MP G.Batkhuu expressed his [...]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

President lays partial veto on the Amnesty Law

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By E.OYUNDARI Ch.Unurbayar, human rights and legal policy advisor to the President of Mongolia, gave detailed information on the President’s decision to lay a partial veto on the newly adopted Amnesty Law. Parliament officially submitted the approved Law on Amnesty to the Office of President on the evening of August 14. Within his sovereign rights [...]

August 18th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Irregular session recalled to discuss six new ministerial appointments

Irregular session meeting of Parliament closes

The irregular session of Parliament, which ended on August 14, will be recalled for Members of Parliament to discuss the appointment of six new ministers to replace the six dismissed members of Cabinet from the Mongolian People’s Party. The irregular plenary session of Parliament, which commenced on August 3, ended with the ratification of the [...]

August 16th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Premier and Mayor make a surprise visit to Chinggis Khaan International Airport

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By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg and Ulaanbaatar Mayor E.Bat-Uul made an unscheduled visit to Chinggis Khaan International Airport to survey daily operations and construction of a new transit hall and expansion of the visitor’s vestibule. Airport staff was not notified of the visit in advance, which coincided with the arrival of an aircraft from Seoul. [...]

August 13th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Political parties outside Parliament oppose approval of economic amnesty law

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By E.OYUNDARI Parliamentarians approved the Law on Economic Transparency last Friday with a majority vote and carried out a discussion of changes to the law yesterday. However, eight political parties without seats in Parliament held a joint press conference yesterday to express their opposition to the law. “The term Economic Amnesty Law does not exist [...]

August 11th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MPP accuses DP of avoiding the truth about its coalition agreement

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By E.OYUNDARI Authorities of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) made an official statement last Friday, in response to the parliamentary decision to dismiss its party’s six ministers from the Cabinet. At the press conference MPP Chairman M.Enkhbold gave a report on the performance of the cooperation agreement between the MPP and Democratic Party (DP), criticizing [...]

August 9th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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