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DP introduces proposal to shift Ulaanbaatar

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By E.DARI In a recent meeting of the Democratic Party (DP) group in parliament, the Speaker of the Parliament Z.Enkhbold introduced a proposal to shift the centre of Ulaanbaatar city beyond the four surrounding mountains. “The population of the capital city is located on only 8 percent of its total territory. In 2006, there was [...]

January 31st, 2013 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

D. Sugar: I was shocked at the money laundering case

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BY. B. BYAMBADORJ The following interview is with D. Sugar, a member of the Constitutional Court; translated from Udriin Sonin. He was the former Head of State Property Committee, an administration that directly oversees MIAT. -What can you tell us about the recent money laundering via MIAT? -Looking at media reports, it seems that a very [...]

January 31st, 2013 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Statement of “Chalco”

Following response from Aluminum Corporation of China (“Chalco”) to Bloomberg’s inquiries on January 22, we have noticed various reports posted by Mongolian and international press regarding the coal offtake agreement between Chalco and Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi JSC (“ETT”) and would like to clarify as follows: China Aluminum International Trading Co., Ltd, the wholly owned subsidiary [...]

January 30th, 2013 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Winter and spring campsites will be addressed besides ger districts

By E.Dari The plenary session meeting of the Parliament discussed the draft laws related to amending the law on addressing the law on the legal condition of the capital city. The draft laws were introduced by the Minister of the Cabinet Office of the Government of Mongolia, Ch.Saikhanbileg. The draft bill states that; real estate, [...]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ts.Elbegdorj meets President of Swiss Confederation

By E.Dari The President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, who has attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, met with the President of Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer and shared opinions on the bilateral cooperation and relationship regarding the direction of democracy and its situation in Mongolia. In the beginning of the meeting Swiss President Ueli Maurer [...]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Midterm strategy adopted

By E.Dari The number of single mothers, who raise their children alone, has been increased by 5 times since 1990. It is related to the issues of; the average mortality age of men has decreased,20 percent of Mongolian men are addicted to alcohol and many thousands of men have migrated to foreign countries to earn [...]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Draft bill to terminate SSS submitted

By E.Dari -If the high ranking officials will be pleaded guilty, the State Special Security will be terminated – The member of Parliament and chairman of the Standing Committee on Justice, Sh.Tuvdendorj has submitted the draft law to make amendments to the law on State Special Security (SSS) last Friday. In accordance with the Law [...]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Prime Minister cautions chairmen

By E.Dari The Prime Minister of Mongolia N.Altankhuyag held a video conference with the administrations of ministries and agencies. During the meeting he was introduced to the operation of the affiliated ministries of the government and shared views on further operations. Beginning the video conference N.Altankhuyag gave opening remarks saying, “This video conference, which takes [...]

January 28th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Tsagaan Sar: The most pleasant time of the year

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By M.ZOLJAGRAL The most pleasant time of the year for most Mongolians is Tsagaan Sar (Traditional Mongolian Lunar New Year). It is particularly pleasant for our domestic food manufacturers as they are busiest at this time. Food manufacturing businesses are generally successful in our country as there are many celebrations and holidays that revolve around [...]

January 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Urbanization and Sustainability

By Paul Sullivan, Georgetown University The world is getting more urbanized by the day. The population of the urban areas of the developing world is expected to increase by about 72 percent by 2050, according to the United Nations. That is from about 2.7 billion to about 5.1 billion. There will also be an increase [...]

January 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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