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Korean program trains returnees


By M.ZOLJARGAL Published Friday April 26, 2013 The Employment Service Center, operating under the Ministry of Labor; the Representative Agency of Korean Industry and Human Resources Secretariat; and the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mongolia (KCCIM) will hold a “Let’s live and work in our mother country” event on the first floor of [...]

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Participation campaign concludes


By M.ZOLJARGAL Published Friday April 26, 2013 A one-month campaign to support the disabled, titled “Let’s Make Participation Practical,” concluded this week. The campaign, held in Bayangol District, was organized by the Ministry of Population Development and Social Protection (MPDSP). The one-month campaign was part of the national program, “Development and Protection Policy and Reform [...]

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First Mongolian nominated to CERD


By M.ZOLJARGAL Published Friday April 26, 2013 The State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice of Mongolia, Bayartsetseg Jigmiddash, has become the first Mongolian to be nominated for the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD). The CERD is composed of 18 independent experts who have high moral character and recognized competence [...]

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Driving license delay continues


By M.ZOLJARGAL Published Friday April 26, 2013 In January the Traffic Police Department (TPD) informed the public that it had resolved the problems related to lengthy delays in the issuing of driving licenses, and declared that the backlog would soon be cleared. Many drivers have still not received their driving licenses, however. The TPD now [...]

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O.Nasanburmaa wins Asian Wrestling Championship


The Mongolian wrestling team ranked eighth at the Asian Associated Wrestling Championship which took place in New Delhi, India from April 18 to 23, 2013. The Mongolian team  won one gold, four silverand three bronze medals. Mongolian freestyle wrestler O.Nasanburmaa took home the only gold medal on Sunday, beating Indian wrestler Navjot Kaur in the [...]

April 26th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

‘Three Neighbors’ circus touring Mongolia with animals this spring


Published Friday April 26, 2013 “Three Neighbors”, a collaboration of Mongolian, Chinese and Russian circus performers, will begin its Mongolian tour on May 25.  This year, the circus performers are visiting Mongolia with their animals, making this the first circus animal performance in Mongolia since 2010. The show will also include Mongolia’s top contortionists and [...]

April 26th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

S.Altandush: I once redesigned a precious stone for Picasso’s daughter


By M.ZOLJARGAL   S.Altandush is a gemstone designer with more than 20 years of experience working with precious and semi-precious gems, including faceting, finishing, and polishing. He proudly says that he is the sole person with this profession in Mongolia. A journalist of the Undesnii Shuudan newspaper interviewed S.Altandush and though he first claimed that [...]

April 25th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Ministry of Labor confirms minimum wage increase

Published Wednesday April 17, 2013   By M.ZOLJARGAL The Minister of Labor, Ya.Sanjmyatav, confirmed at a press conference at Government House that the increase in the minimum monthly wage agreed upon by the Trilateral National Committee on Labor and Social Consensus (TNCLSC) last week will be put in place effective September 1, 2013. The national [...]

April 24th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Deputy Speaker resigns following offshore account scandal

Published Wednesday April 17, 2013   By B.BYAMBADORJ The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Sangajav Bayartsogt, resigned from his government position on Monday, in the wake of a scandal over a Swiss bank account owned by the member of parliament. On 15 April S.Bayartsogt handed in a request to be relieved from his position, the Unuudur [...]

April 24th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic,Politics | Read More »

Khulan Day of Art


Published Wednesday April 17, 2013   September 18, 2013 has been selected as Mongolian Khulan Day. The day was chosen by the non-governmental organization Association GOVIIN KHULAN and by Buddhist monks who have partnered with this organization. To celebrate the event, the artists of Mongolia are invited to create artworks (photographs, paintings, sculptures, poems, songs, [...]

April 24th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Culture,Domestic,Entertainment,Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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