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Solving the Gobi’s Water Problem

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Part Two, By Michelle Tolson “The estimated current water demand is in the order of 80,000 m3/day and will increase to 400,000–450,000 m3/day in 2020. These figures lead to the conclusion that the groundwater potential for the SGR as a whole is sufficient to cover the water demands in the next 10–12 years. –Mongolia: Ground [...]

October 29th, 2012 | Posted in Community | Read More »

SouthGobi Sands and Sarah Armstrong: Still No Official Statement from IAAC

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By B.BYAMBADORJ It is reported that Sarah Armstrong, the Chief Legal Counsel of SouthGobi Sands (owned by Rio Tinto) was stopped by Mongolian authorities when she was about to catch a flight home in Hong Kong. Despite much international coverage on this issue for almost a week now, there is still no official statement from [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The Newly Formed Band MixX

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By B.BYAMBADORJ There were over 500 young men and women aged from 16 to 25 who participated in the show ‘Making the Band – 3’. G. Enkh-Amar, O.Gunchin-Ish, B. Boldbaatar, Kh. Gulnaz, B. Tugsjargal and G. Amarjil were selected as winners and the new band MixX was formed. “Each band member is unique and one [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ts.Oyungerel: When Eric Prokopi was Arrested, Delivery of Another Dinosaur Skeleton Arrived at His Home


By B.ODONTUYA The following is an interview from the Undesnii Shuudan Newspaper with Ts.Oyungerel, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism. -The Mongolian Police provided evidence to prove Eric Prokopi for smuggling a dinosaur fossil skeleton, and therefore he was arrested not long after. Does it mean the evidence had sped up the progress of [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

We Are Not So Different


By B.KHASH-ERDENE It can be said that many people view self discovery and creation as an integral part of their life goals. Hence we flock those who seem to posses the extraordinary ability help us in this endeavour. In our fascination with such individuals and systems that tell us about ourselves and our futures we [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Art Performances are Deemed Important for Working Inmates


By B.ODONTUYA The following is an interview with Kh.Bayasgalan, the press and media representative of the General Execution Office of the Court Decision of Mongolia. The article is translated from the Zuunii Medee Newspaper. -There have been rumors about that the authorities of the General Execution Office of the Court Decision (GEOCD) have been involved [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Ministry of Finance and Mongolbank Approve Government Bond Policies


By B.KHASH-ERDENE Government officials note that the release of Government Bonds will serve an important role in the short term plan to overcome current budget-related issues and the long term plans to finance some projects and programs to reduce their bond risks and, most importantly, to develop the government bond marketing as well as bond [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar Anniversary to be Marked as Citizens’ Holiday

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The 373rd Anniversary of the establishment of Ulaanbaatar City will be on October 29, 2012. The anniversary is undoubtedly a holiday of Ulaanbaatar residents. Our first capital city was established near Shireet Tsagaan Lake near the foot of Ikh Mongol Mountain in Burd Soum of Uvurkhangai Province in 1639, at that time, the [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Health Sector to Get 60 Million USD Loan

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By E.DARI The Standing Committees on Economy and State Budget held a joint meeting on Tuesday and discussed the draft loan agreements on “Health sector development program-4: Additional financing” and “Health sector development program-4” that will be implemented by the fund from the Asian Development Bank. The Asian Development Bank will be granting about 400 [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

‘Divine Chingis Khan’ Exhibition at Governmental Palace

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The opening of the ‘Divine Chinggis Khan’ exhibition took place at the State History Museum on October 24. The Prime Minister of Mongolia, N.Altankhuyag, officiated at the opening and stated “For over two hundred years from 13th century, half of the world was led by Mongolians. None of the ancestors of current 200 [...]

October 26th, 2012 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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