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Three days-off approved for Naadam celebrations


By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolians will be able to enjoy three days off during Naadam, from July 13 and 15, according to a report from official state sources on Tuesday. The public was widely speculating that five days would be dedicated for the holiday, and was confused about whether the first two days of Naadam – which [...]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Fire leaves circus students without a school

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A fire broke out at the 125-year-old building used for Mongolia’s only professional circus school on Tuesday night, in Sukhbaatar District. A team of 15 circus arts teachers have been training over 60 students in the building and the school has been left without a new home after to the fire. More than [...]

June 25th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Truck crashes in road collapse


By M.ZOLJARGAL A road behind Dragon Bus Terminal collapsed at around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, when a heavy-duty truck was passing. The truck was carrying 40 tons of wheat when the accident occurred. It flipped over, but the driver didn’t receive any major injuries, according to Songinokhairkhan District Police Department. “The driver went to see [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Court returns child abuse case for additional investigation

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A case involving a four-year-old victim of child abuse in a domestic violence attack that took place in February was returned by the court for additional investigation last week. An autopsy on the victim’s body showed that the girl died of a collapsed lung and a blood clot in the brain, resulting from [...]

June 21st, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Students donate graduation fund to children’s hospital

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Law students of the National University of Mongolia (NUM) have donated 72 million MNT worth of equipment to the Children’s Rehabilitation Ward of the National Maternal and Child Health Center this week. The students also gave 31 toys, valued at 600,000 MNT, to the ward whose patients are young children. The students purchased [...]

June 18th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

1,000 students set off to military service

Student Soldiers before leaving to military units on Monday

By M.ZOLJARGAL Some 1,000 students headed to begin their military services on Monday, as part of the President’s Student Soldier Program. This is the second year the program is being implemented to increase the number of men enlisted into the state military service. Only 30 percent of men eligible for military service are enlisted every [...]

June 16th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Natural disaster hits Umnugovi Province


Hailstorm kills 3,440 livestock By M.ZOLJARGAL Six soums of Umnugovi Province were hit by thunder and rainstorm last week, which was followed by a severe hail fall, causing substantial damages to the region. The affected soums are Bayandalai, Bayan-Ovoo, Bulgan, Dalanzadgad, Mandal-Ovoo and Khanbogd. The disaster started with a rainstorm with a wind speed of [...]

June 14th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Students dedicate playrooms for sick children

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A group of students raised five million MNT and turned a regular room for patients into a playroom for sick children at Chinggeltei District Health Center (CDHC). The room needed the biggest upgrade within the hospital and was redecorated as a playroom, as part of the initiative of 20 master’s students of the [...]

June 12th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Border guards save cultural heritage from being smuggled abroad


By M.ZOLJARGAL A stash of cultural items believed to be intended for cross-border smuggling was discovered at the Buyant-Ukhaa border port last month. Thorough research proved last week that the items found are part of the cultural and paleontological heritage of the nation and have unparalleled significance in Mongolian history. Border guards from Border Unit [...]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

2.7 billion MNT budgeted for Naadam celebrations


By M.ZOLJARGAL The Naadam Holiday Organizing Commission held a regular meeting on Wednesday where nine leaders of sub-commissions reported on preparations for Naadam festival and “the three games of men” 2015. Naadam preparation works are proceeding with a deadline planned for July 1, according to the sub-commissions. This year is the 809th Anniversary of the [...]

June 4th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

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