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Border guards find stash of deer antlers

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A spokesperson for Military Unit 0108 announced this week that border guards discovered 208 kilograms of deer antlers stashed in a car that was headed across the border to China. According to the military unit, the car was black jeep with a Mongolian number plate. The passengers had hidden the antlers with the [...]

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Fishing prohibited in Altai Mountain area

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By M.ZOLJARGAL   Fishing has been banned until July 1 in the rivers and lakes in the Altai Mountain’s Specially Protected Area following studies showing that fish stocks of the area have decreased, and to ensure protection of fish species during the fish reproductive season, which is now beginning. The decision to prohibit fishing was [...]

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Inspections measure car exhaust emissions

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By M.ZOLJARGAL   The Ulaanbaatar City Air Quality Department(UCAQD), the Traffic Police Department, the National Auto Transportation Center (NATC), and the National Agency of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environment Monitoring (NAHMEM), are jointly organizing inspections to measure cars’ exhaust emissions. Inspections are particularly measuing whether the carbon monoxide emitted is within the permitted levels. Inspections will [...]

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Mongolian saddle submitted as Chinese cultural heritage

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By M.ZOLJARGAL   Some time ago it became known that Chinese officials intended to inscribe the Mongolian national music instrument, the morin khuur (horse-headed fiddle), and the national art of singing, khuumii (throat singing), as Chinese cultural heritage on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). After [...]

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Mongolian para-athlete to attend World Championships

Mongolian para-athlete G.Sambuudanzan, who took gold medals in both the shot put and javelin throw categories at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Grand Prix in China this month will take part in the IPC Athletics World Championships in France later this year. The IPC Athletics Grand Prix took place in Beijing between April 22 [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

M.Od: I dream of performing in the Bolshoi Theater

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Ballet lovers of Mongolia are already familiar with the name M.Od. It is said that his fans book their tickets weeks in advance to watch him dance. A soloist at the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, M.Od, is a new rising ballet star in Mongolia. He hopes to one day perform for an [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia to cooperate with IACA

By E.DARI The Chairman of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Law Sh.Tuvdendorj met yesterday with the Chair of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), Martin Kreutner, to discuss cooperation. In the meeting Sh.Tuvdendorj expressed Mongolia’s interest in collaborating with the IACA. Kreutner explained at yesterday’s meeting that the IACA was inaugurated at the conference “From Vision [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

MPRP demonstrates on behalf of ‘political prisoner’

By E.DARI During the opening session of the VII Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies, members and supporters of Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) held a peaceful demonstration on Sukhbaatar Square with placards proclaiming slogans such as “Mongolia has a political prisoner,” “Human rights are not guaranteed in Mongolia,” and “We still want real [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

PM highlights Mongolia’s democratic achievements

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On Saturday the Prime Minister of Mongolia, N.Altankhuyag, delivered the opening speech of the Joint Session of the VII Ministerial Conference of the Community of Democracies, which was held at Government House. In his speech, the prime minister highlighted the achievements of Mongolia in its transition to democracy. “The path to democracy was not easy. [...]

April 29th, 2013 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Hungary eases visa conditions for Mongolian visitors

The Minister of State and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Hungary Zsolt Nemeth informed Mongolia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs L.Bold this weekend that the visa conditions for Mongolian visitors to Hungary will be eased. The new visa arrangement will be in force from May this year and Mongolians will be able to apply for visas [...]

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