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Mongolia’s rock scene to be revealed

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The small but vibrant rock music scene in Ulaanbaatar has not had much exposure on the world stage so far, but that is about to change with the upcoming release of a film titled “LIVE FROM UB.” “LIVE FROM UB,” an exciting and informative exploration of Mongolian rock music, mixes the real time story of [...]

March 28th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Why Mongolia needs trees

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By Elizabeth Bryning Published Friday March 22, 2013 Yesterday the world celebrated the vital, life-sustaining role of forests. March 21, 2013 was the first ever United Nations International Day of Forests, a day set aside to raise awareness of the value of forests and to promote sustainable forest management. The importance of this day for [...]

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

M.Saranzaya: “Perhaps I am a modern nomad.”

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PERSONAL VIEWPOINT – A MONGOLIAN PERSPECTIVE By Allyson Seaborn Columnist Allyson Seaborn has a new and intimate series of questions she’ll 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 [...]

March 27th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

JCI training encourages youth to ‘Be Better’

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By B.BYAMBADORJ The Mongolian branch of the international non-profit organization Junior Chamber International (JCI) last week organized a two-day training called “Be Better” aimed at bringing about positive changes in youth. The training focused on developing creativity, positive thinking and leadership skills among the participating youth. The participants also learned about JCI’s values and plans [...]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Year of the Snake brings multiple births among livestock

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Spring has come to Mongolia and livestock have begun delivering their offspring. This year, the year of the Snake, is already considered by many to be a special year due to the exceptional number of multiple births among livestock across Mongolia so far. A herder in Arkhust Soum of Tuv Province, Kh.Myagmar, has [...]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar to be car-free on March 31

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By M.ZOLJARGAL This year’s “Car-Free Day” in Ulaanbaatar will take place on Sunday, March 31 under the theme “Together out in the fresh air without cars.” Traffic will be restricted between West Central Intersection and East Central Intersection; Baga Toiruu; Revolution Avenue; Youth Avenue; and Seoul Street, between 10 am and 5 pm. Car-Free Day [...]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Agreement signed for developing tourism in UB

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By M.ZOLJARGAL On Thursday the Arts and Culture Authority of Ulaanbaatar (ACAU) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ulaanbaatar City Tourism Board (UCTB) under which the two organizations will work together to develop Ulaanbaatar as tourist attraction, with the aim of increasing tourism revenue. The agreement was signed by the Acting Chairman of the [...]

March 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Education should go beyond the needs of mining companies

By B.Khash-Erdene Mongolia is currently leading the world in terms of rapid economic expansion due to its vast mineral wealth, but the country needs to ensure that it has a future after the minerals have been depleted. To realize this, Mongolia needs a productive and skilled workforce in all of its industries. Mongolia needs to [...]

March 24th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Opinion | Read More »

Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi to release IPO by 2015

By B.Khash-Erdene The Minister of Mining D.Gankhuyag told the press on Wednesday during a regular ministry update that state-owned Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi (ETT) would release an initial public offering (IPO) by 2015. Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi was planning to release an IPO on international stock exchanges this year, but in January it was postponed indefinitely due [...]

March 24th, 2013 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Ch. Gankhuyag: WE ARE DESTINED TO LIVE PROSPEROUSLY

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Mongolian Perspectives  By Allyson Seaborn Columnist Allyson Seaborn has an intimate series of questions she’ll be asking intriguing 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 new [...]

March 24th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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