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The GrUBe Welcome to The GrUBe! This column is dedicated to readers’ gripes (complaints) about aspects of life in Mongolia, particularly in UB, hence the name “GrUBe”. Readers are invited to submit their grUBes or ideas to this email address: weekly.grube@gmail.com. Submissions should be less than 900 words. The editorial staff at the UB Post [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in breaking news,Opinion,Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Brain drain takes Mongolia’s youth and vibrancy

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By B.Khash-Erdene In the past, the Mongols were known as nomads, but today they are often known as migrants. Though many Mongolians who have gone abroad to study or work return home, an equal number are remaining overseas and many more are looking for ways to go abroad. Young and old alike aspire to find [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Opinion | Read More »

N.Boldkhuu: Energy Infrastructure is the Top Priority

By B.Khash-Erdene Given Mongolia’s current state of energy resources and production, the country may experience power shortages in 2014, if not sooner. The expansion of the more than 30-year-old thermal power plants and the construction of a new power plant (Power Plant No.5) are expected to meet all electricity demand. Industry officials have stated that [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Finance Mongolia 2013 raises public understanding of stocks and shares

By B.Khash-Erdene Finance Mongolia 2013, the first financial exhibition and conference of its kind in Mongolia, took place at the Misheel Expo Centre over the weekend. At the event, several financial sector organizations provided the public with information about the financial sector and stock market. The organizations displaying their services at the event were eager [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Business & Economics,Community | Read More »

Mongolian meat standardization

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By Baptiste Cessieux Since a few weeks ago, Europe has been coping with a serious issue related to meat standards and, more precisely, its traceability procedures. Indeed, it has been discovered that some horse meat was sold under the false pretext of beef. Because such fraud is affecting on a large scale the prepared food [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

D.Oyunsuren: ‘I have a lot of respect for our expatriates living in Mongolia.’

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By ALLYSON SEABORN Columnist Allyson Seaborn has a new and intimate series of questions she will be asking interesting Mongolian nationals each week. This new feature exposes their passions and memories about the land of eternal blue skies and sheds light on their past and future hopes. We look forward to bringing you on a [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Legal proposals signal rocky spell for mining

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By Paulius Kuncinas Regional Editor, Oxford Business Group A controversial draft Minerals Law that the government hopes will steer Mongolia’s mining industry into a new era has divided opinion across the country, with supporters highlighting the need for change, while critics say its implementation could put the industry’s future at risk. The government says the planned [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

P.Tsagaan: We don’t talk about politics at the Board of Directors meeting – we talk about Mongolia.

The following interview is with P.Tsagaan, one of the three current Mongolian members of the Board of Directors at Oyu Tolgoi LLC. -A discussion concerning the Board of Directors of Oyu Tolgoi during a Parliament meeting sparked the issue of accountability and replacement of its Mongolian members. It has been widely circulated and has become [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Paintings of Love and Pride

By B.Tungalag Mongolian art, especially fine art, has a very long history. In recent years the art world of Mongolia has expanded rapidly, with many upcoming talented young artists entering the scene. The young artists’ ways of expressing their inner worlds and feelings have captured the attention of art critics. Graduates of the Fine Art [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

A Masterpiece on a Feather

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From ancient times, people have used feathers in pillows, for decorations, and as accessories. More recently, feathers have been used as pens. But using a feather as a canvas for art is an even newer concept. Known as “feather art”, this art involves painting images onto feathers. Feather art is practiced by many people all [...]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

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