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State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet to open new season

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By B.ODONTUYA Below is a short interview with B. Sergelen, the Director of the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, which is launching its new season on 6 October. -The classical art lovers must be looking forward to the opening of the 50th season of the theatre. What have the artists of the theatre [...]

September 28th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Youth to compete in the Deren Sumida football tournaments

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By B.ODNOO Mongolian youth will compete in the “Deren Sumida” FC football tournaments at the newly-built “Erchim” football pitch between 28 and 30 September. Players under the age of 10 will compete in the “Wurth Cup”, while players under the age of 12 will compete in the “Khan-Uul Cup” and those under 14 will compete [...]

September 28th, 2012 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Seeing Truths Can be Hard

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By Paul Sullivan, Georgetown University This morning my young daughter asked me a very important question: “What is perspective?” That is not as easy to answer as it might seem. There is a famous story about the blind men who tried to describe an elephant. Each was at a different part of the elephant. Each [...]

September 28th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Foreign Perspectives on the Currency of Mongolia

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By Nicholas Campbell-McBride For many Europeans visiting Mongolia for the first time, the currency and notes may seem a bit alien to the European currencies, like the pound, the dollar and the euro. For a number of different reasons, some to s may be the giant amounts that can be carried around in one’s pocket, [...]

September 28th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Your children will pay for budget gap

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September 19, 2012 As our coal exports have basically stopped and the “Dutch disease”is relapsing in our economy, budget revenue has fallen to leave a gap of MNT 1.2 trillion (almost one billion USD). The parliament made amendments to the 2012 budget law of Mongolia last Friday. It looks like that the amendment was aimed [...]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

“Ezegnegch” wins the 48 Hour Film Project 2012

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By B.ODONTUYA A film titled “Ezegnegch” by the “Absolute Pictures” team was selected as the “Best of the Best” for this year’s 48 Hour Film Project 2012, and the team was given the right to participate in the World 48 Hour Film Project in March 2013. Filmmaking teams from throughout the Mongolia area participated in [...]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Halting the March to War

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Trita Parsi is the founder and president of the National Iranian American Council, and the author, most recently, of A Single Roll of the Dice: Obama’s Diplomacy with Iran. -Do you think we’re heading towards a military confrontation between Iran and the United States, or Iran and Israel? -Absent any concrete action to get us [...]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

M.Batbaatar: Builders are coming to the association almost every day complaining they aren’t being paid

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The following is an interview with the president of the Mongolian Builders’ Association M. Batbaatar, translated from the Daily News Newspaper. -What is your opinion as the president of Mongolian Builders’ Association on demolishing constructions built without legal permission? -The Mongolian Builders’ Association has a history of over 20 years. We don’t see that the [...]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Carolyn Clarke: I feel really proud of what we have achieved so far at PwC, particularly the commitment and enthusiasm of my staff

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By Allyson Seaborn When PwC decided to open an office in Mongolia, they conducted a worldwide search to find a partner to manage the office. Attracting individuals to what is perceived to be a “challenging environment,” was one problem. Attracting someone who could ensure that the office evolved in a way that was sympathetic to [...]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Community | Read More »

“Mongolian Apples” Deceive Consumers

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE Alleged “Mongolian apples” have been reportedly sold in every food markets as well some streets of Ulaanbaatar. Two weeks ago, apples that were labelled as grown in Khovd aimag’s Bulagan som were sold for 5000 MNT per kilogram while the previous Friday they were sold for 3000MNT. A young woman standing next to [...]

September 25th, 2012 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

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