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Sound of Gunfire and What It Means

B.Khash-Erdene On September 16, last Monday, a group of non-governmental organizations and environmental activists protested against the amendment of the law concerning prohibition of mining and quarrying in environmentally protected areas of water and river basins and forested areas, otherwise known as “the law with the long name”. The incident caused much alarm and stir [...]

September 26th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Opinion,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

‘Selected Livestock-2013’ fair takes place at Khui Doloon Khudag


By M.ZOLJARGAL Last weekend, Shilmel Mal-2013 (Selected Livestock-2013) and Shilmel Nohod-2013 (Selected Dogs-2013) took place showcasing the nation’s finest livestock and canine breeds. The fairs took place for the 8th year at Khui Doloon Khudag, site of the annual Naadam horse races held in July. Around 600 selected livestock from central six districts of Ulaanbaatar [...]

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

7.2 billion MNT in cigarettes confiscated

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The State Specialized Inspection Agency conducted an inspection of the implementation of Mongolian Tobacco Control Law and the Law on Operation Permits of Business Entities throughout spring and summer this year. All 21 provinces and over 3,000 businesses in Ulaanbaatar were inspected. The inspection didn’t detect any violations of cigarette manufactures, packaging, warnings, [...]

September 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Winter preparation at 90 percent completion

By M.ZOLJARGAL The regular meeting of officials of the Ulaanbaatar City Administration took place on September 23 and updated information on winter preparation was presented. Nationwide, winter preparation rate is at 90 percent completion, but heating distribution hasn’t been supplied to 5 schools, 12 kindergartens, and 4 hospitals because of below standard buildings of them [...]

September 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

35,000 hectares of crop fields covered with snow

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Agriculture Policy Implementation Regulatory Agency (APIRA) of the Ministry of Factory and Agriculture reported on September 23, that snow fall this past weekend affected crop fields and harvesting. A moderate amount of snow fell on mountains in Selenge, Khuvsgul, Khentii, Orkhon and Darkhan-Uul provinces, while 35,000 hectares of crop fields in Tseel, [...]

September 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Domestic sheep wool being used for building insulation

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia is now able to not only produce cotton fleece from sheep wool but also building insulation material. Below is a brief interview about this latest development with B.Ganbat, head of the Mongolian Wool Products Manufacturers Association. -How are you planning to process sheep wool for preparing insulation material? -We have set an [...]

September 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Mongolia to export eagle feathers

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Tsarmyn Burged (Eagle of Tsaram) NGO in Bayan-Ulgii Province will now be buying shed Mongolian eagle feathers from eagle hunters and exporting them to the Arrow and Bow Society of Japan. The agreement is an effort to raise funds for efforts to species preservation. The Society uses shed feathers for producing arrows and [...]

September 25th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

PetroChina Daqing Tamsag faces criticism and fines for environmental abuses


By M.ZOLJARGAL The mining operations of PetroChina Daqing Tamsag, financed entirely by China, have been creating serious problems for residents of Matad soum in Dornod Province. A few months ago, the company was found guilty of causing significant harm to the environment and fined 1.3 billion MNT by the Bayanzurkh District Primary Court. The Dornod [...]

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

Auspicious day had couples marrying at midnight

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The day of September 21 is believed to be the most auspicious day this year, according to the lunisolar calendar observed by many Mongolians. It has long been a tradition for Mongolians to wait for specifically for such day to get married. On the 21st, 54 couples officially become newlyweds at the Wedding [...]

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

Tyrannosaurus Bataar museum earns 120 million MNT


By M.ZOLJARGAL It’s been over three months since the temporary museum of dinosaurs, home to the fossils of Tyrannosaurus Bataar, opened on June 8, at Central Square. The museum income has so far totaled 120,059,000 MNT, which will be added to State Fund of Mongolia. The museum was open to the public free of charge [...]

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

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