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July 26th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture,breaking news,Business & Economics,Community,Domestic,Entertainment,International,Opinion,Politics,Prime Interview,Sport & Leisure,World,Онцлох мэдээлэл,Топ мэдээ | Read More »

The man developing a new culture in Mongolia – right under our noses


By Lucy Thompson “Perfume is an art.” This is the firm belief of Orchlon Narantsetseg. N.Orchlon, a Mongolian born lawyer working in the Netherlands, is passionate about fragrance collecting and has spearheaded a movement which is seeing fragrance loving develop at an incredible rate in this country. The Mongolian Fragrance Lovers Group on facebook currently [...]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Newest National Park: Landmark for Snow Leopard Protection

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By Rebecca Cook On April 14, Parliament approved the proposal to form the Tost Tosunbumba National Park in Umnugovi Province. The decision is a significant achievement for the continued struggle to protect the endangered snow leopard species that resides there, as well as for the global conservation effort. The new National Park status means that [...]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mongolian national movement demands cancellation of exploration licenses near Tuul River


Trans. by B.DULGUUN Although the public doesn’t take action every day, most are aware that clean water access and the quality of water have become pressing issues in Mongolia, as well as the rest of the world. However, neglect seems to have brought Tuul River, the main source of water for residents of the capital, [...]

April 19th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

ASU celebrates 10 years of international education in 2016

By Michelle Borok American School of Ulaanbaatar (ASU) opened in Zaisan in 2006, and is preparing to celebrate its 10th anniversary this Fall. The private international school has grown rapidly in the past ten years and ASU’s student body has grown along with the school’s achievements. ASU offers its pre-kindergarten through 12th grade students a [...]

April 16th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Corruption investigation of MP Kh.Battulga erupts in controversy


By M.OYUNGEREL The Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) and the Division against Economic Crimes at the Criminal Police Department is investigating MP Kh.Battulga on suspicions of organized money laundering, and conducted a five-hour search at the offices of two of his companies at Bayangol Hotel Office building, where news outlets, MPs, celebrity athletes, and others [...]

April 13th, 2016 | Posted in Community,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Poor outhouse management increases risk of infectious disease outbreak

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By B.DULGUUN   The public should stay alert of soil-borne diseases because the risks of flood and soil pollution is increasing as the weather becomes warmer, warns experts. Doctors say that a large number of people are infected with intestinal infectious diseases such as diarrhea and dysentery in early April as a result of floods, [...]

April 8th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mongolia to cut emissions of persistent organic pollutants

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Trans. by Ch.KHALIUN Mongolia will implement a project on introducing environmentally-friendly technology and experience to mitigate open burning of waste in relation to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs). Unuudur spoke with the project manager, B.Delgerbayar, about the project details. Four countries were involved in this project aside from Mongolia. How long will [...]

April 1st, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Kh.Battulga’s former assistant addresses letter to President from jail

Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL MP Kh.Battulga’s former assistant G.Tuvshinjargal, who is currently being held in custody for suspected involvement in the Ukhaakhudag-Gashuunsukhait railway project embezzlement case, sent a letter to President Ts.Elbegdorj on March 25, concerning the President’s “biased” statement. In her letter, G.Tuvshinjargal said that she served the Democratic Party and the “democratic President” and [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

The value of human life in Nalaikh


By Allyson Seaborn @allysonseaborn This article was originally published by The Mongolian Observer Magazine. Exposure to fear and hardship increases your resilience, but it doesn’t increase your chances of survival when the walls of a mine shaft are crumbling around you. Resilience means nothing when you cannot breathe and are slowly suffocating dozens of meters below [...]

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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