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Bankhar project helps protect herders’ animals


By Helen Wright It’s hard for me to imagine that the tiny puppies stumbling around my feet at the kennel will one day protect goats and sheep from wolves and snow leopards – but I am assured that they will. Black and brown, fluffy and whiny, the five-week old Bankhar dogs are part of a [...]

March 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Job Fair 2016 connects employers and employees


By B.ICHINKHORLOO The Mongolian National Art Gallery’s 3rd floor was more crowded than usual with employers hoping to attract talented individuals looking for jobs. Stands from leading local and international companies, such as the German Mongolian Institute of Technology, UA Consulting LLC, Golomt Bank, Naran Trade LLC, Terra Express, as well as six Ulaanbaatar districts’ [...]

February 26th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Local arborist works to fight desertification

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG A resident of the 20th khoroo in Sukhbaatar District, D.Chuluunbaatar, has been planting fruit trees for 20 years.  He began by planting trees in the yard of his own summer house. He wants to plant fruit trees in places facing desertification and has started working on that goal for the benefit of all [...]

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

Pitching Cricket to Mongolia


By Helen Wright It was soon clear that there was nowhere I could sit in the small gymnasium at School No. 34 where I would be safe from flying balls. At 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, 14 boys aged between 11 and 14 had dragged themselves out of bed from the surrounding ger district of the [...]

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

‘Mongolia should be known worldwide for its paleontology’

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By Helen Wright Dulamsuren Ganbaatar tucks her red hair behind her ear and thinks before answering my question: should criminals who smuggle fossils and dinosaur bones out of Mongolia receive tougher punishments? The Paleontology, Archeology Museums Reform Project reform affairs officer admits it’s frustrating when people can’t be punished for what they have done but [...]

February 18th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Funding for struggling herders stuck at Finance Ministry

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN The public’s attention has shifted to the agriculture sector as the festivity of Tsagaan Sar fades away. In all the festivities to greet relatives and hand out presents, it seems that everyone had forgotten that there are numerous hardworking herders fighting against the cold winter. Before Tsagaan Sar, the Ministry of Food [...]

February 17th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Zagal Badamgerel: In search of a better future

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By E.Oyundari Zagal Badamgerel, known widely as Golomt Bank’s “Zagal”, went on a road trip from Ulaanbaatar to London, while carrying out market research studies in the cities he was passing through. Zagal’s job in finance is to raise investment for projects and establish investment funds. He has been on almost every continent for business [...]

February 17th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Tsagaan Sar Food Drive Challenge feeds 80 families in UB


By Michelle Borok Like the people of many cultures around the world, Mongolians show their hospitality and appreciation for the people in their lives with food. There are numerous traditions in Mongolian culture surrounding the serving, offering, and receipt of food and drink, and each of them reminds us of the gift of being able to [...]

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

What awaits in the Year of the Monkey?


By B.DULGUUN The Year of the Monkey will start on February 9 in Mongolia. Mongolian astrologers have named the Year of the Monkey “Evil Face”. We spoke with D.Tsogtbaatar, astrologer of Gandantegchinlen Monastery, to learn more about what fortunes lie ahead in the Year of the Monkey, and how it received its ominous name. As [...]

February 8th, 2016 | Posted in Community,Domestic,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

International Speaker explores cultures with school children


By B.ICHINKHORLOO On a frosty Wednesday morning in February, inside the old grey brick building of School No.41 in Yarmag, Khan-Uul District, the staff and children offered a warm and friendly welcome to me. It was -18 degree Celsius outside, but the first floor of the school was filled with the wonderful aroma emanating from [...]

February 5th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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