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Concerns raised about tardiness and absences from parliamentarians

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By E.OYUNDARI Members of Parliament are under fire for repeated late arrivals and absences from scheduled meetings. The following is the recorded time of arrival of parliamentary members to Thursday’s regular session meeting, which was scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. According to the attendance list, a total of nine parliamentarians were absent from Thursday’s [...]

February 5th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

16.5 billion MNT to be spent on the 2016 elections

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By E.OYUNDARI The General Election Commission (GEC) has completed the operational plans for the upcoming parliamentary elections. The following is an interview with GEC Secretary Ts.Boldsaikhan, published on shuud.mn. Did state financing for the organization of elections increase? Parliament has approved the spending of 16.5 billion MNT from the 2016 state budget for the parliamentary [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ts.Oyunbaatar denies G.Shiilegdamba’s claims of being forced to sign a letter of resignation

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Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL While the state still hasn’t found effective methods to curb hazardous levels of air pollution in Ulaanbaatar, another foggy situation has risen in the political climate concerning G.Shiilegdamba. G.Shiilegdamba, the former Secretary General of the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) and the former Minister of Health and Sports, addressed a letter to [...]

February 3rd, 2016 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Proposal for dismissal of the Prime Minister rejected

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE Parliament rejected a proposal for the dismissal of Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg on Thursday, voting in response to a petition submitted by MP G.Uyanga with signatures from 19 MPs . The parliamentary session was unusually well attended, with 75 out of 76 members  present. The only parliamentarian absent was Kh.Battulga. Seventy-three members participated in the [...]

February 1st, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Government to provide financial support to supply domestic demand for medical products

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By E.OYUNDARI “Making medicine and medical products independent from foreign countries is one of the main objectives of the Government of Mongolia and companies and entities which run operations in the health sector,” said Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg during the weekly Cabinet meeting Hour of Solutions. He went on to say that the government would operate [...]

January 29th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia and Hungary relations strengthened with the visit of Prime Minister Viktor Orban

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By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban arrived in Ulaanbaatar on January 24 for a three-day official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg. Orban held talks with his Mongolian counterpart to discuss cooperation opportunities, and called on President Ts.Elbegdorj and Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold. During the Hungarian Premier’s visit, Hungarian and Mongolian [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Defense Minister hosts the weekly Hour with a Minister meeting

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By E.OYUNDARI Defense Minister Ts.Tsolmon took part in the weekly Hour with Minister meeting to report on the work completed and underway by the Ministry of Defense. The Minister noted that in 2015, a legal environment was formed to revise laws concerning the defense sector with the approval of the document “Root of Mongolia’s Defense [...]

January 25th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MP G.Uyanga moves dismiss the prime minister and his government

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By E.OYUNDARI Member of Parliament G.Uyanga submitted a request to Parliament to dismiss the government earlier this week. The following is a short interview G.Uyanga gave to Montsame News Agency.  Some parliamentarians believe that the submission of your request was inappropriately timed, as there are only a few months left before elections and a  new cabinet. [...]

January 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MP S.Odontuya becomes leader of the Union of Democratic Women

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By E.OYUNDARI Member of Parliament S.Odontuya was elected as president of the Union of Democratic Women, a woman’s organization within the Democratic Party of Mongolia, on Monday. The union aims to bring more women to positions at all levels of government and decision making. The Union of Democratic Women has representatives in all 21 provinces [...]

January 20th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Food and Agriculture Ministry to prop up the meat industry

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By E.OYUNDARI Food and Agriculture Minister R.Burmaa participated in the weekly Hour with a Minister meeting on Thursday to give a report on her  ministry’s activities. During the meeting, she underlined that the state is working to develop cattle and sheep husbandry to increase meat exports. The ministry is also implementing projects to introduce advanced [...]

January 18th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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