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Prime Minister holds online discussion with heads of diplomatic missions


By E.DARI Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag conducted an online discussion with the ambassadors and heads of diplomatic embassies and consulates from Mongolia to foreign countries. The online discussion with chiefs of Mongolian missions overseas is being hosted for the first time, where 39 of them connected online and exchanged important information. During the online meeting, the [...]

May 17th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Basketball team heads to East Asian Championship


The Mongolian men’s basketball team has left for Incheon, South Korea to participate in the 2013 East Asian Basketball Championship for Men. The tournament will be held from May 16 to 21. Teams from China , Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, and Taiwan will compete in the tournament. The tournament is [...]

May 15th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

14 Mongolian judokas going to World Masters

Fourteen judokas of Mongolia are qualified to take part in the IJF (International Judo Federation) World Masters tournament, in which the 16 highest-ranking judokas in the World Ranking list in each of the weight classes compete against each other. The World Masters 2013 will take place in Tyumen, Russia and this year will mark the [...]

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Erchim FC enters finals of AFC President’s Cup

Erchim FC (Mongolia)

Erchim FC (Football Club) of Mongolia secured a place in the finals of the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) President’s Cup on May 11. The team competed in Group A of the AFC President’s Cup Qualifiers along with FCs Taiwan Power of Taiwan, Three Star of Nepal, and Dhaka Abahani of Bangladesh from May 6 to [...]

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Nominees in ‘Academy Awards 2013’ announced


The “Academy Awards 2013,” the largest film festival of Mongolia which selects the best films and artists of the year in the Mongolian film industry, held its official opening ceremony at Vegas Club and presented the nominees with certificates. The festival is being held for its third consecutive year by the Mongolian National Movie Academy. [...]

May 15th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Opera and Ballet Theater celebrates 50th anniversary


By B.ODONTUYA The State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet has officially started its 50th year anniversary celebration yesterday with a series of events dedicated to recognizing the theater. These events included a research conference themed “Classical Art for 50 Years,” the red carpet ceremony in which all full-time workers and artists of the theater [...]

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Advocating for employment of former inmates

By M.ZOLJARGAL   The Songinokhairkhan District Labor Department, under the Ministry of Labor, Songinokhairkhan District Prosecutor’s Office and the district’s Police Department held a “Supporting employment of former inmate citizens” event yesterday. The event took place at Dragon Restaurant and provided information regarding employment support law, laws supporting employers, laws supporting private businesses and cooperatives, [...]

May 15th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Culture,Domestic | Read More »

Zaamar soum acquires 1,400 saplings


By M.ZOLJARGAL   In accordance with a 2010 order by President Ts.Elbegdorj, the second Saturday of every May is celebrated as National Tree Planting Day in Mongolia. As part of the day, the staff of Altan Dornod Mongol, a company leading mining operations in Zaamar soum of Tuv Province, planted 1,000 sea buckthorn trees and [...]

May 15th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Hospitality services training underway


By M.ZOLJARGAL   The Ulaanbaatar City Tourism Agency (UCTA), trade and service departments of district governor’s offices, and the Mongolian Hotel Association have joined together to launch the “Profession Promotion Day and Training” to improve operations and service in the city’s hospitality sector. For the training sessions, top performing hotels from each district were selected [...]

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Mongolia ranks 91st in State of the World’s Mothers report

By M.ZOLJARGAL   As part of U.S. observed Mother’s Day holiday on May 12, international organization, Save the Children presented its 14th annual State of the World’s Mothers report. The report ranks 176 countries as the best and the worst places in the world to be a mother, and ranked Mongolia 91st. Scandinavian countries including [...]

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