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Cabinet approves the Good Herder program

Winter base of a herder family

By E.OYUNDARI In order to improve the productivity of livestock husbandry and increase income for herders, Cabinet ministers approved the Good Herder program during their Monday meeting. Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg assigned Minister of Food and Agriculture R.Burmaa, Minister of Population Development and Social Protection S.Erdene, and the boards of Development Bank and State Bank with [...]

February 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Parliament dismisses head of the Constitutional Court

amarsanaa  hartsaga (1)

By Ch.KHALIUN During the irregular parliamentary plenary session held on Friday, the Parliament voted to dismiss the Head of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia, J.Amarsanaa, with a 79.5 percent vote from MPs. On January 27, Parliament’s Legal Standing Committee approved the dismissal of the Head of the Constitutional Court, J.Amarsanaa. He was found to have [...]

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Domestic,Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Prime Minister calls for supporting sales for domestic producers with government policy

Ch.Saikhanbileg vistis SM Container Bag LLC factory

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg visited national producer SM Container Bag LLC this week, which is in its tenth year of operations, as part of his government’s effort to support the sales and distribution of domestic products. SM Container Bag LLC produces heavy duty bags, packages, and containers for household use and for the mining [...]

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

Democratic Party Chairman discusses irregular session meeting concerns

DP Faction Chairman B.Garamgaibaatar

By E.OYUNDARI Chairman of the Democratic Party (DP) B.Garamgaibaatar spoke to Mass Media Agency about current political issues and questions about the recently scheduled irregular session meetings of Parliament. The opening of the irregular session meetings has been postponed to Thursday. What was the reason for the delay? I offered to postpone the opening of [...]

February 17th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Who should you vote for?

From left; Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold, President Ts.Elbegdorj, and Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg

By B.KHASH-ERDENE First of all, I hope our readers had a very festive Tsagaan Sar. Now that all the hustle and bustle of Tsagaan Sar is over, the public’s attention will surely shift back to the upcoming elections. Political parties are preparing for the elections by forming alliances and merging. Before Tsagaan Sar, the Democratic [...]

February 15th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion,Politics | Read More »

Parliament adopts laws on children’s protection and rights

MP S.Odontuya speaks about new laws on child rights and protection

By E.OYUNDARI The revised Law on Children’s Rights and the Law on Child Protection were adopted just before the Lunar New Year. MP S.Odontuya, leader of the parliamentary lobby to support child and family development and led the working group to develop the amendments, spoke to Unuudur Newspaper about the newly adopted changes. It took [...]

February 15th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Parliamentarians to improve monitoring of pawnshops

A pawnshop in Ulaanbaatar

By E.OYUNDARI During the regular parliamentary session meeting of February 5, parliamentarians revised a bill on the operations of pawnshops and non-bank lending services, which was initiated and submitted by MP G.Uyanga, and a decision was reached to conduct the first parliamentary discussion of the finished bill. Pawnshops offer short-term cash loans in exchange for [...]

February 8th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Concerns raised about tardiness and absences from parliamentarians


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

Citizens making choices and casting votes on 2012 parliamentary elections day

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

Shiilegdamba G saidiin tsag Muugi ---(2)

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 »

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