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‘Mounted Mongolians’ completes a six-month journey across Mongolia

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Ulaanbaatar welcomed the return of a team of young men who crossed Mongolia on horseback to document the daily lives of Mongolian nomads and the unrelenting persistence of Mongolian horse culture, on Saturday at Khaadiin Khaan Equestrian Complex near the city. The team of five riders set off on their journey on May [...]

November 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Independent MPs threaten opposition if MANAN is created

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By Ch.KHALIUN Even though it’s not been officially announced, there are rumors spreading that a “government of national unity” will be established and all parties will unite to form it. Independent MPs expressed their opposition to this proposal and other issues to be discussed this week during Parliament’s meetings of the standing committees and plenary [...]

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

PM candidate Saikhanbileg promises a way out of economic recession

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE Ch.Saikhanbileg has been elected by the Democratic Party to take up the mantle of Prime Minister after the recent ousting of N.Altankhuyag. Saikhanbileg, who was Cabinet Minister in Altankhuyag’s government, said he will work towards addressing the economic recession. “One general issue is the economic crisis we are currently facing. How to get [...]

November 17th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Moscow’s newest WWII memorial will also be its first Buddhist temple

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By B.DULGUUN A foundation stone laying ceremony for a memorial Buddhist temple was held at the memorial complex in the Poklonnaya Hills in Moscow, Russia, on National Unity Day, celebrated on November 4. Construction of the Buddhist temple complex project, commemorating every Buddhist killed during World War II, has been hastened so the memorial is [...]

November 9th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

The collapse of the ‘New Government for Changes’

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE The self-proclaimed “New Government for Changes” collapsed, as Parliament voted to dismiss Mongolian Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag on Wednesday for alleged corruption and “messing up the economy”. During the session, 54.5 percent (36 parliament members) voted to dismiss Mongolia’s 27th Prime Minister, including eight members of his own Democratic Party, and 10 declined to [...]

November 6th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

WHO sends Ebola testing kits to Mongolia

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ministry of Health (MOH) received 100 Ebola virus testing kits from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday. The tests were made in Germany and use a technology called polymerase chain reaction (PCR), to detect Ebola infection. The cost of the each test kit is 1,500 EUR. WHO Mongolia Representative Dr. Soe [...]

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

New Mongolian footwear factory strives to meet domestic demands

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By B.DULGUUN A new Mongolian footwear factory, selected for the government’s program funded by the Chinggis Bond to increase exports and decrease imports, opened on Saturday. Best Shoes was established in 2011, with four employees. The company used to manufacture 60 to 70 pairs of shoes a month. Now, the company is capable of manufacturing [...]

November 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Apartment granted to parents of four sets of twins

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By B.DULGUUN The Prime Minister granted a new apartment to the parents of eight children, born in the rare case of four consecutive deliveries of twins, to celebrate the 375th anniversary of the founding of Ulaanbaatar. Father D.Enkhtur and mother Ts.Undrakh, previously residing in the 11th khoroo of Sukhbaatar District, received the key and certificate [...]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Anonymous text messages sent to parliamentarians

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By Ch.KHALIUN After adopting a parliamentary draft resolution on measures for ensuring the realization of state policy on railway transportation, MPs and media focused on a scandal involving “flying messages”, anonymous SMS texts sent with political messages. During the session on Friday, MP A.Bakei announced that there were some problems with telecommunications. He said that [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Parade of wrecked cars warns the public about road safety

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Police in Ulaanbaatar led a parade of emergency vehicles, hearses, and trucks loaded with cars destroyed in traffic accidents down Peace Avenue on Wednesday, to remind the public of the consequences of careless driving. The cars were involved in accidents resulting from text messaging while driving, driving in oncoming traffic lanes, and driving [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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