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23 Xiongnu empire tombs uncovered in Ulaanbaatar

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Recently, the tombs of 23 people who lived 2000 years ago, during the Xiongnu Empire (or Khunnu Empire), were found at Odont 23 Street of Zuunsalaa in Bayankhoshuu, Ulaanbaatar. Students from the Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) were conducting field research with their teacher when they noticed the shape of some [...]

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

X-ray equipment installed at border checkpoint

By M.ZOLJARGAL X-ray equipment has recently been installed at the Altanbulag border port in Selenge Province. Senior inspector at the Law and Legislation Division of the General Customs Authority, Ch.Tamiraa, said regarding the equipment, “Some people intend to carry prohibited goods when crossing the border. Therefore, this x-ray equipment will be installed at Chinggis Khaan [...]

September 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Artifact preservation training for NMMH staff

By M.ZOLJARGAL With the financial backing of the Japanese Trust Fund, training on “Museum Sustainability and Disaster Defense” is scheduled for September 23 through September 27, at the National Museum of Mongolian History (NMMH). The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and the Mongolian National Commission of UNESCO are cooperating with NMMH to prevent the [...]

September 23rd, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

A THOUGHT-PROVOKING SCENARIO

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The World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Mongolia was held in Ulaanbaatar on September 14-15. The opening remarks of this meeting were given by Ts.Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia, and Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum. The dialogue was attended by representatives of business and international organizations from various countries, [...]

September 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Praise the traffic regulators

By B.Khash-Erdene Owning a car in Ulaanbaatar is not what it used to be a couple of years ago. According to the latest statistics, there are roughly enough vehicles for one in five people in the country and around 80-90 percent of them are used in Ulaanbaatar, which makes the traffic congestion and car related [...]

September 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Community,Opinion | Read More »

Smoke-free stove project update

By M.ZOLJARGAL It’s been already two years since smoke-free stoves appeared in the Mongolian market. For the time being, 120,000 households have purchased the stove. Once 45,000 more smoke-free stoves are sold this year, around 90 percent of the 180,000 households in ger district areas will have acquired the stove. As part of the “Ulaanbaatar [...]

September 21st, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

155 French Montbéliarde dairy cattle imported

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Khishigten Nuudelchin company started a project to establish a dairy farm last year in Mongolia, and as a result, 155 Montbéliarde cattle were imported from the Montbéliard region of France. The cattle arrived at Chinggis Khaan International Airport via Beijing on a Qatar Airways airplane at 12:50 p.m. yesterday. The cattle were put in [...]

September 20th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Smugglers caught with 138 tons of raw material for mining explosives

By M.ZOLJARGAL With information from a citizen’s report, 138 tons of raw material for mining explosives were found at the loading area of Ulaanbaatar Railway’s Tolgoit Railway Station in the 11th khoroo of Bayanzurkh District on September 17. Suspects were loading the raw materials on to two nearby vehicles directly from the traincars when they [...]

September 20th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Over 400 renters suffer losses in the Narantuul market fire

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By M.ZOLJARGAL On August 23, a fire broke out in the food market at Narantuul market. One person died at the scene, and many others suffered the loss of their goods.  With an order from the General Police Department’s chief, a working group led by Chief of the Grave Offence Investigation Division of the State [...]

September 20th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Competition for eco-friendly fuel manufacturing equipment design announced

By M.ZOLJARGAL The Nature Conservation Foundation of the Ministry of Nature, Environment and Green Development (MNEGD) recently announced a competition for the design of eco-friendly fuel manufacturing equipment, open to designers, engineers, technical officials and innovators. The equipment must produce a fuel using livestock manure. The competition aims to support national manufacturing, and most importantly, [...]

September 20th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

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