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Kh.Battulga: The Economic Structure Will Be Changed

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE The appointing of the nineteen ministers of the government consisting of sixteen ministries has begun. Major steps toward rebuilding the economic structure are currently being taken under this framework. The mining sector for instance, which is the main pillar of the national economy, has been appointed its own head and the Ministry of [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

‘Erchim’ club gets seventh win

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By B.ODONTUYA ‘Niislel League,’ which is a national football league tournament, co-organised by the Mongolian Football Federation and APU Trading LLC, concluded on last Saturday. This year the tournament featured over 180 football players from eight teams. ‘Erchim’ club (UB Power Plant team) with leader Ts.Enkhjargal, won first place this year and was awarded six [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Ch.Unurtuvshin: No matter how much Mongolians sing opera, it won’t become like our traditional art

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Below is an interview with Ch.Unurtuvshin, the director of the ‘Khugsuu’ Ensemble which won the Grand Prize at the International Traditional Arts Festival, organized jointly by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland, the Embassy of Mongolia and the Embassy of the Unites States of America in Poland. [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Mongol 360 Exhibition starts

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE The Mongolian fine art’s “Mongol 360 Exhibition” has officially opened. More than thirty works by artists from twelve countries such as Mongolia, England, France, China, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Germany are featured in the exhibition exploring variety of themes such as politics, calligraphy, and hand crafts. Most of the art work featured [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Nasa Unveils Another Mars Mission: InSight

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Scientists hope to get under the skin of the Red Planet as Nasa unveils plans for another mission to Mars, launching in 2016. Nasa’s InSight lander will drill deep into the guts of the red planet Nasa has announced plans to launch another mission to Mars, hot on the heels of the successful landing of [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Brace yourselves, winter is coming

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE The last few days have reminded us again how the weather in Mongolia can change itself as it pleases. Chilly weather isn’t anything new, but if you are someone like me, someone who isn’t overly fond of cold and damp weather, the sudden chilliness can be like a slap in the face. This [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Why Incentives Matter in Human Development

By Paul Sullivan, Georgetown University Mongolia has a real chance to be a wealthy country. Its people have a real chance to be much healthier, happier, more educated, and better trained. They could live longer and have higher quality lives and more. They have serious chances to be entrepreneurs, inventors, leaders and more. The future [...]

August 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The Fate Of The Death Penalty

By Rosie Slowe The penalty of capital punishment for serious crimes is an ancient phenomenon. In the past the death penalty has been part of most societies’ justice systems, and its use can be traced back to the beginning of historical records. There are even some indicators that the practice was apparent amongst various primitive [...]

August 20th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar: 35th Most Livable City in Asia

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By P.Leon The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has just published its “Global Livability Report.” Melbourne, Australia retains its title as the most livable city in the world. The EIU explains what they mean by livability: “The concept of livability is simple – it assesses which locations around the world provide the best or the worst [...]

August 20th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

54m tall statue of Maidar god to be built

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The ‘Ikh Maidar’ Foundation has started construction work to build a ‘Complex of Buddhist God Maidar’ in Sergelen sum of Tuv Province. Sculptor D.Erdembileg, known for his design of the Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue in Tsonjin Boldog, is working as the architect of this complex. The complex will include a 54 m tall statue of [...]

August 20th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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