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The Guggenheim Museum is a must-see for anyone who visits New York City. The museum opened its doors to the public in 1959 and exhibits a distinguished art collection that belonged to Henry F. Guggenheim, a billionaire owner of numerous steel and copper smelting businesses. The building has a very unique design that beautifully spirals [...]

June 30th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Educating Future Leaders with Inspiration

By Paul Sullivan Georgetown University I have, unfortunately, endured many boring lectures, panel discussions, debates and more. I also suffered through some terribly boring teachers and professors. It is odd that I don’t remember many of their names. I do remember those who got me excited about ideas and got me thinking about so many [...]

June 30th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Ts.Elbegdorj shares victory with voters after release of GEC official results


-Ts.Elbegdorj outscored fellow candidates B.Bat-Erdene by 102,414 votes and N.Udval with 542,231 votes- The General Election Commission (GEC) introduced the preliminary results of the 2013 Presidential Election at 9.30 am on Thursday. According to the GEC, the participation of voters reached 66.49 percent. In compliance with the preliminary results, Ts.Elbegdorj garnered 50.23 percent of the [...]

June 30th, 2013 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Austria and Mongolia celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations

Austria was the second Western European country after the UK to establish diplomatic relations with Mongolia. It has been 50 years since the establishment of their diplomatic relations on June 30, 1963. The 50th anniversary will be marked by a series of festive events and specialist meetings in Ulaanbaatar in June and July. On the [...]

June 30th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Recent Presidential Election violates some rules of Copenhagen Document

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By Claire Launay The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) praised the overall good proceedings of last Wednesday’s election, while pointing out a few violations of the Copenhagen Document by which Mongolia should strive to abide. The OSCE and its affiliated Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) have voiced their first [...]

June 30th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Promises don’t put food on the table


One of the three presidential candidates will win the election and his or her policy will have an influence on the quality of your life – through your wallet – for the next four years. Nice promises cannot put food on the table. It will, of course, be different if the promises are actually realized. [...]

June 24th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Presidential candidates sign commitment to child rights


By Dashiell Young-Saver The three Presidential candidates – Ts.Elbegdorj (Democratic Party), B.Bat-Erdene (Mongolian People’s Party), and N.Udval (Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party) – signed a statement on child rights and protection supported by UNICEF and the National Authority for Children (among other organizations) during the closing days of the campaign, effectively making a common commitment towards [...]

June 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Brushes on stone: The Mongolian calligraphy movement

D.Ganbaatar works on a piece of calligraphy at his office in the University

By Dashiell Young-Saver D.Ganbaatar’s office is painted in ink. Calligraphic texts and accolades cover each wall, and a work table littered with current projects and scraps sits in the adjacent room. His desk, mostly taken up by a computer and printer, is somewhat messy, buried under papers where words are both printed and written. One [...]

June 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

The making of ladies and gentlemen: Part II


London-Cambridge-Ulaanbaatar The next factory where the true British ladies and gentlemen are shaped is secondary and A-level schools. Secondary school In Britain, when children complete primary school at 12, parents send their children to either a public or a private school. Public schools are free, while private schools charge a tuition fee. Although public schools [...]

June 16th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

NGOs call on youth to vote in Presidential Election

By E.DARI Leaders of non-government organizations (NGOs) such as the “We Will Vote” movement, “Khan Khentii Mental Freedom,” “Development Speed” Association, and “Intellectual Gate” held a press conference on Wednesday to appeal to the youth and students of Mongolia to actively participate in the Presidential Election of June 26. According to a report by the [...]

June 16th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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