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What does soil contamination mean for city residents?


By O.SHURENTSETSEG Air pollution and soil contamination have been common problems for quite some time now, yet nobody has taken any effective action against them. Each year there is a sharp increase in environmental pollution and a growth of the negative effects caused by it.  Mongol News interviewed senior worker at the Public Health Institute [...]

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

ASEM Summit could be Mongolia’s time to shine

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By E.OYUNDARI Mongolia is hosting the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in the last week of July 2016. Over 7,000 participants are expected to attend the 2016 ASEM Summit, according to Head of the President’s Office P.Tsagaan, who is leading the working group managing hotel accommodations and conference halls for the ASEM meeting. Mongolia also expects [...]

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

Young researchers from around the globe gather in UB


By M.OYUNGEREL A week ago, the International Young Researchers’ Forum took place at the Mongolian National University of Education. The forum aimed to create an effective interactive space for young researchers to bond and create connections with foreign and domestic researchers to start their own research projects.. The forum took place from August 13 to [...]

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

New road safety regulations effective on September 1

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Trans. by O.SHURENTSETSEG New road safety regulations will be effective starting on the 1st of next month. Following the examples of many foreign countries, the government has increased traffic collision penalties in response to a growing number of collisions. Fines for drunk driving have also increased, in an effort to decrease collisions caused by drunk [...]

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

Do you yoga?


By Nomin Galsandorj Yoga is gaining popularity in Mongolia in recent years. The Art of Living, founded by Shri Shri Ravi Shankar, made yoga popular in Mongolia by combining it with meditation. Nearly every gym in the city offers yoga classes, numerous local websites and Facebook groups focus on yoga, lessons air on morning televisions, [...]

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

Exploring sport for Mongolia’s visually impaired


By B.TUNGALAG There are over 23,000 people living with visual impairment in Mongolia. Many individuals and NGOs say the state doesn’t pay much attention to their needs. Foreign Relations Officer for the Mongolian National Federation of the Blind B.Oyuntugs believes that visually impaired people have the potential to develop themselves in lots of ways if [...]

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

Investing in trees for a healthy future

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By O.SHURENTSETSEG Everybody knows that we can produce chairs, tables, and many other necessities by processing wood. A fourth grade textbook tells children that three meters of wood can produce 26,000 different products. However, are Mongolian students also learning that trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce oxygen? Most countries around the world protect their green [...]

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

Amnesty Law targets juvenile, women and disabled convicts


By E.OYUNDARI Members of Parliament L.Bold, J.Batzandan and Ts.Oyungerel held a press conference on Wednesday to give information and clarifications regarding the adoption of the Amnesty Law, discussed behind closed doors in Parliament on August 11. The Parliament members mentioned that the Amnesty Law of Mongolia was ratified in 1991, 1996, 2000, 2006, 2009 and [...]

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

Herders face increased health risks

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-An NCPH survey on the health conditions of herders reveals that one in every two herders is overweight- By E.OYUNDARI The National Center for Public Health (NCPH) of Mongolia has conducted research on the livelihood and health conditions of Mongolian herders and released recommendations on ways to improve their health and livelihood. The survey was [...]

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

Mongolia’s Slumbering Football Revolution

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By Julian Green “When I started out, I was scared and nervous. Now, I’m a team leader.” Making his debut at 16 years of age, Khoromkhom’s Turbat Daginaa is a seasoned professional when it comes to Mongolian football. At just 23 years of age, Turbat has already won multiple accolades, including Khoromkhom’s league triumph last [...]

August 7th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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