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E.Amartuvshin: I’ve returned after shaking up the world

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN E.Amartuvshin, a young soloist of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia, aggrandized Mongolia in Wales just a few weeks ago with his amazing performances at the high-profile biennial contest for emerging classical singers, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2015. Regrettably, he didn’t win the competition,  but was [...]

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

How Mongolia is handling the measles outbreak

By B.Narantsogt With a faint, howling draft and dim fluorescent lamps, I spent a paradoxically cold mid-May night at the National Center for Contagious Disease (NCCD). I got up from the springy bed next to the nurse’s post in the large alcove off of a corridor. Thinking I shouldn’t have refused the bed in one [...]

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

Mongolia’s demand for vegetable oil to be supplied domestically

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Mind-Tech LLC opened Mongolia’s first fully automated, high capacity oil seed processing plant in Bayangol soum of Selenge Province last Friday, enabling Mongolia to fully meet domestic needs for vegetable oil. The production of rapeseed oil, which the company says lowers cholesterol levels, has begun under the brand name “Orgikh”. The oil [...]

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

Swans from around the world unite in Mongolia

Ballet Muugi (2)

By M.OYUNGEREL It’s impossible to imagine ballet without Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty”, “Swan Lake”, and “The Nutcracker”. The story of a human becoming a swan is from “Swan Lake”. Ballet dancers in life are one part with the human flock, but on stage, they’re divine creatures. Like human-swans on stage, they soar up high up into [...]

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

Former Foreign Affairs Minister urges Malaysia to repeal death penalty


By E.ARI Former Mongolian Minister for Foreign Affairs L.Bold has urged Malaysia to use the memory of murdered model Altantuya Shaariibuu as a reason to abolish the death penalty, speaking at the 1st Asian Regional Congress on the Death Penalty on Friday in Kuala Lumpur. He said that Altantuya’s death should serve as a lesson [...]

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

‘All religions intersect on one main idea”


By M.OYUNGEREL Tuluyhan Ugurlu, a Turkish pianist and composer, presented his works at the Turkish Cultural Days on Thursday, June 11. The pianist notes his joy in playing for Mongolians. Can you tell us about yourself. I started playing piano at the age of four, then enrolled into a conservatoire. I had my first concert [...]

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

Start your summer travel around Mongolia


Trans. by M.ZOLJARGAL For those who are planning to travel around Mongolia, Undesnii Shuudan has shared a travel route around Bat-Ulzii soum in Uvurkhangai Province, traveling in an auspicious clockwise direction. Along the route, travelers can visit eight different popular travel destinations of the province without spending an extended period of time in a car. [...]

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

TEDxUlaanbaatar inspires Mongolian women with Momentum


By B.DULGUUN TEDxUlaanbaatarWomen, an independently organized event, was held at the Black Box Theater in Ulaanbaatar on May 30 to share fresh insights and new perspectives on creating, sustaining and recovering momentum. TEDxWomen is a three-day conference encouraging women and young girls to become creators and change-makers. TEDxUlaanbaatarWomen event was organized under the topic “Momentum”, [...]

June 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

N.Davaa: The nation will develop only if Mongolian inventors work nonstop


Trans. by B.DULGUUN “Code for Green UB” is an initiative by the World Bank, Korea Green Growth Partnership, Startup Mongolia and Internews LLC to use ICT-based tools to address green development challenges in Ulaanbaatar. Within the scope of this initiative, a competition for environmentally friendly business projects was announced among inventors. Seven projects were selected [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mongolia highlighted at Venice Biennale 2015


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG One of the most important events in the art world, La Biennale di Venezia 2015, is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year and opened its 56th International Art Exhibition, including “All the World’s Futures”. Curated by Okwui Enwezor, the exhibition is presenting 136 artists; 89 national pavilions, where Mongolia along with Grenada, [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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