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SBL defeats Tanan in Game 1 of the MNBA finals


By DASHIELL YOUNG-SAVER SBL’s coach, D.Davaanyam, described his team’s strategy going into Wednesday’s game with one word: “Defense.” They executed. SBL’s 2-3 zone held Tanan to only 30 points at halftime on its way to a 94-81 win in Game 1 of the MNBA finals. The Sports Palace was filled with fans for the game, [...]

May 31st, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

“Three Neighbors” circus impresses the audience

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By B.ODONTUYA Circus performers were skillfully flipping china bowls onto their heads while maintaining balance on a plank rolling on a cylinder. One, two, three, and eight – the performers successfully piled eight china bowls, four of which they flipped at the same time. None of the bowls broke. This is the opening act of [...]

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

Mongolia ranks 26th in resource governance

B.Khash-Erdene The President of Mongolia and incumbent candidate for the presidential election, Ts.Elbegdorj, visited Shivee Ovoo soum in Dornogobi Province, 260 kilometers south-east of Ulaanbaatar, and made a campaign promise to be attentive to the issues facing its water reserve. Shivee Ovoo soum is a well-known soum in Mongolia, as its Shivee Ovoo coal mine [...]

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

Energy Mongolia-2013 conference and exhibition held

B.Khash-Erdene The international Energy Mongolia-2013 conference began Friday at Blue Sky Tower and ended on the 26th. The event’s exhibition was held at the Misheel Expo Center. Energy Mongolia-2013 was organized by the Ministry of Energy, in cooperation with the Energy Development Center, to attract national and foreign investors to on-going energy projects, present eco-friendly [...]

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

IFC hosts forum to help Mongolian banks improve competitiveness

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and Mongolia’s Corporate Governance Development Center launched the sixth annual National Corporate Governance Forum in Ulaanbaatar on May 24, to discuss ways to enhance the performance and competitiveness of Mongolian banks.   More than 100 bank directors, managers, and government officials gathered at [...]

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

Solar Lamps Light the Dreams of Children Korean Solar Lamps Lighting Mongolian Homes

-GCS cooperating with the Korea Green Foundation as local project partner- On May 12, representatives from the Korea Green Foundation, the Global Civic Sharing (GCS) Mongolia Office, and Lotte Department Store got together with Mongolian families at the Songinokhairkhan District Police Office the solar lamp presentation ceremony. A total of 150 sets of solar lamps [...]

May 28th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Domestic | Read More »

S.Nyam-Ochir takes gold at World Masters in Russia

From left: Medalists of the 73-kg class; Dex Elmont of France, 
S.Nyam-Ochir of Mongolia, Mirali Sharipov of Uzbekistan, and Kh.Tsagaanbaatar of Mongolia

By B.ODONTUYA   Mongolian judoka and London Olympic bronze medalist S.Nyam-Ochir won the gold medal in the men’s 73-kg weight class at the World Masters judo tournament on Saturday, the first day of the competition. Another Mongolian judoka Kh.Tsagaanbaatar competed in the same weight class and took bronze. The two judokas were matched against each [...]

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

‘Universe Best Songs’ contest proclaims 2013 winner


The UBS television reality show and contest, “Universe Best Songs,” in which singers singing in foreign languages compete, announced the 2013 winner after the finale gala concert last Thursday. Contestant B.Erdenetsetseg won the Grand Prix award and took home the cash prize of five million MNT, along with a scholarship to study at Kongju Communication [...]

May 27th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Student design competition takes place

The “Havryn Goyol” student fashion design competition took place at the Central Cultural Palace on May 23. “Havryn Goyol” is organized annually by the Mongolian Designers Association with the purpose of promoting competitiveness among new and young designers, supporting them, and identifying the season’s fashion trend. This year, it was the 18th competition of its [...]

May 27th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

‘Camerton’ to celebrate their 18th anniversary


This year marks the 18th anniversary of “Camerton,” a famous Mongolian boy band. The band consists of four members; Mend-Amar, Gan-Erdene, Erdenebat, and D.Bold; who first started when they were in high school in 1995. The band has become one of the most successful pop groups in Mongolia with many hit songs, best-selling albums, and [...]

May 27th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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