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Mongolia transferring to transparent “Glass Account” system

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By E.DARI Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia O.Tsagaan, Legal Policy Advisor to the President Ch.Unubayar, and the Senior Legal Consultant G.Munkhtulga called on a press conference on Wednesday at the Citizen’s Hall on behalf of the President of Mongolia. During the press conference, the newly issued decree by the President on making [...]

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

Coming Back Home

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By Allyson Seaborn Anand Batsukh was born in the Mongolian countryside in 1985, but like quite a few Mongolians, he’s spent the majority of his life living overseas. When he was five years old he and his family left Ulaanbaatar to live in Beijing and it was here that Anand attended primary school and learned [...]

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

Blind to the blind: the struggle for opportunity in Mongolia

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By Dashiell Young-Saver It’s hard to faze Gladis. It’s even harder to faze Uyanga. In the hotel’s 6th floor lobby, the sounds of flashes, video equipment, scurrying leather shoes, and quick questions scattered across the walls. Heat from bodies rose to meet the smells of lunch coming from the next room, which created pockets of [...]

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Time flies on a Mongolian train

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By JERICK AGUILAR I used to ride a lot of trains when I was a PhD student in the United Kingdom. Over there, the fastest (and obviously most expensive) way to get from one city to the next is by rail. I was studying in Bath and it normally takes four hours by bus to [...]

June 13th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Miners threaten the fossil-rich Gobi

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By B.Khash-Erdene Mongolia is known among travelers as the land of nomads, birthplace of the great general and emperor, Chinggis Khaan, and land of many histories, dating all the way back to the Paleolithic Age. It is home to hospitable, gracious and meat-loving herders who cherish their land, animals and culture in all its natural beauty. Mongolia is, no [...]

June 11th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Opinion | Read More »

Tanan wins Mongolian basketball championship

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By Dashiell Young-Saver Despite losing their experienced point guard to a shoulder injury and losing by 13 points in game one of the MNBA Finals, Tanan used a relentless fast break offense and tight 2-3 zone to win the next four games, finally clinching the championship on Wednesday night by a score of 91 to [...]

June 11th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

The making of ladies and gentlemen: Part I

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One of the defining characteristics of the British is their education system. About 800 years ago, they founded the world’s first ever universities, Oxford and Cambridge. During the reign of Queen Victoria, the Public Schools Act was passed in 1868. The new act abolished the old system, where schools only accepted the children of elite [...]

June 9th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Tanan defeats SBL in game 4, MNBA finals

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By DASHIELL YOUNG-SAVER After a strong zone and man-to-man defensive match-up that remained close until the very end, Tanan came away with a victory on Monday night, defeating SBL by a score of 83-77 and taking a 3-1 series lead in the MNBA Finals. O.Uuganbayar of Tanan led the team in scoring with 23 points, [...]

June 5th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

B.Ser-Od and L.Otgonbayar win Ulaanbaatar 2013 Marathon

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Mongolian runner B.Ser-Od won the Ulaanbaatar 2013 International Marathon in the Full Marathon 42-km race on Sunday, June 2. B.Ser-Od is one of the most prominent runners of Mongolia who has represented the country in the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, and London 2012 Olympic Games. He has also won the Asian Marathon Championship earlier this [...]

June 5th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

‘Peking to Paris’ rally takes a break in Ulaanbaatar

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By B.ODONTUYA The “Peking to Paris” rally, officially named the “Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2013,” in which classic vintage cars travel half around the world from Beijing to Paris, made a stop off in Ulaanbaatar last Saturday. Their arrival in Ulaanbaatar coincided with Children’s Day and the old vintage cars including a Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet, [...]

June 5th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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