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Ulaanbaatar – The City of the Red Hero


By B.Tungalag Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, is situated in the Tuul River Valley and is surrounded by four mountains: Bogd, Bayanzurkh, Songino and Chingeltei. The city is situated at an altitude of 1,351 meters and is located in the north-east of the country. Owing to its altitude and location, it is the coldest [...]

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Journey to Europe

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By B.Tungalag “My journey to Europe” exhibition by an artist, leading cultural worker Ts.Narangerel at 976  Art Gallery on February 21. Around 20 paintings he painted when he was travelling European countries such as Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2011 will be shown in exhibition. Before, he exhibited “Notes of Europe” exposition by [...]

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L.Khongorzul: Creations arise as a result of adding a little excitement

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By B.Tungalag Mental strength, pride and poignancy of women. Artist L.Khongorzul expresses all these elements before one’s eyes.   An artist’s expression of colors and shapes depends on her inner world. Artists that graduated from the same school and who are the same age will produce different creations, even when they draw the same thing [...]

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Local administrators being trained and more development projects on the horizon

By E.DARI A workshop, conducted by the Government of Mongolia to train local administration officials, was launched yesterday at the State Palace. All government ministers attended the event and gave related information to local governors and to Khural, the citizens’ representative council. The Prime Minister of Mongolia, N.Altankhuyag,  gave the opening remarks. On another matter, [...]

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

President of Mongolia ranks 49th in the world leaders Twitter ranking

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The President of Mongolia, Ts.Elbegdorj, is ranked a49th out of 123 world leaders with 36,928 followers in Twitter.  At the time when this list was generated, Elbegdorj’s Twitter account (@elbegdorj) followers were 36,928; whereas, recently, he has 49,266 of them. Digital activism is on the rise, but governments are also seeing the value of social media as [...]

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The Prime Minister advises officials to work transparently


By E.DARI “Innovation and reform won’t come only from national and local government officials; these will also be created with the brainstorming of ideas and requests from the citizens,” said the Head of the Government of Mongolia, N.Altankhyag, in a joint workshop with the country’s provincial governors. Moreover, the Prime Minister reported that illegal acts [...]

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J.Tomorbagana: I dream of creating a fountain as high as a ten-storey building

 J.Tomorbaganais a metal sculptor. God gave him talent in generous amounts. He is also a painter. When he was a student in Leningrad, he and other students sold their paintings on the street, and people admired and purchased his paintings from other students. J.Tomorbagana “scribbled” in ten minutes works that others would take a long time to [...]

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Regulation on billboards approved

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ulaanbaatar Citizen’s Representatives Council approved the redrafted “Regulation when placing outdoor billboards and placards in Ulaanbaatar” in its regular meeting on February 25. Problems with the various billboards scattered across Ulaanbaatar have been part of an ongoing discussion in the media. The redrafted regulation states that district governors will be responsible for [...]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Mongolian scientist receives ‘Early Career Women Scientist’ Award

Mongolian scientist N.Erdenechimeg received one of the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Awards for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World for research excellence in medicine and life sciences. The prizes were awarded by The Elsevier Foundation; the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD); and TWAS, the Academy of Sciences for the [...]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

B.Ser-Od wins Asian Marathon Championship


Mongolian athlete B.Ser-Od has won the 14th Asian Marathon Championship which took place in Hong Kong with a time of two hours, 17 minutes, and 56 seconds. The Asian Marathon Championship took place on February 24 during the annual Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon. Runners from Uzbekistan and Japan took second and third places, respectively, [...]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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