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Altanomics

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Marking the one-year anniversary of the current government led by Prime Minister Altankhuyag, some observations and inferences can be made on how the implementation of its economic policy of Altanomics (Altankhuyag+economics=Altanomics) is coming along so far. The Altanomics action plan states, “The main macroeconomic objective is to implement budgetary, fiscal and monetary policies aimed at [...]

October 28th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘Component’ of classmates

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By B.Tungalag B.Baasankhuu, E.Byambasuren, D.Davaajargal, A.Delgermaa, B.Nyam-Ochir, R.Sengum and E.Uranzaya graduated from the Decorative Art studio of the Institute of Fine Arts at the State University of Arts and Culture in 2010, and have jointly released an exhibition named “Component” at Pearl Art Gallery on October 23. The classmates released their first ever exhibition of [...]

October 27th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

M. Ankhbaatar: At least 0.1 percent of citizens are doing fitness.

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One of the biggest international amateur championships in bodybuilding and fitness will take place in Mongolia from October24-27. We interviewed M. Ankhbayar, director of the board trainers of the Mongolian Bodybuilding and Fitness Association(MBFA), chief of Power Gym fitness club and two-time Asian champion in vertical running to learn more about the event and popularity [...]

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Visa-free travel to Turkey and Brunei available to Mongolians

The citizens of Mongolia and Turkey can now visiting each other for up to 30 days without a visa. The Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, signed an MoU on a visa waiver during his visit to Mongolia last April. An intergovernmental agreement on the visa waiver was signed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary [...]

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ts.Munkhzul earns gold in Tehran

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Shooters from Mongolia participated successfully in the 6th Asian Air Gun Championship in Tehran, Iran. Ts.Munkhzul earned the gold medal in the women’s 25 meter gun point class and the Mongolian team, made up of Ts.Munkhzul, and sisters T.Bayarmaa and T.Bayrtsetseg, brought home the bronze medal. T.Munkhzul took a break from the sport after winning [...]

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

ETV will be Mongolia’s official World Cup broadcaster

The FIFA World Cup will begin in Brazil in 237 days. Teams from 21 countries will participate and compete for the FIFA World Cup Trophy. The last 11 teams to qualify for the 20th FIFA World Cup will be known at the end of this month. As countries around the world prepare for the event, [...]

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

B.Unurjargal wins the U.S Open for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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B.Unurjargal earned a gold medal at the U.S. Open Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu wrestling competition which took place in Santa Cruz, California last week. He wrestling in the +100 kilogram category. The Asian Open Jiu-Jitsu Championship will be held on October 26 and 27, in Tokyo, Japan. Participating Mongolian wrestlers left for Tokyo on October 23.

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Wheat and vegetable harvesting ends

By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MFA) held a press conference on October 23 and officially announced that wheat and vegetable harvesting has finished nationwide. Bayan-Ulgii, Bayankhongor, Govi-Altai and Khovd provinces finished their harvest over 10 days ago, while Arkhangai, Darkhan-Uul, Dornod, Dundgovi and Uvurkhangai provinces finished their wheat and vegetable harvest only [...]

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

E.Tsetsegmaa: It is impossible to let mining companies ruin the habitats of these endangered species

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Translated by M.Zoljargal A discussion to give up protection of some parts of the Great Gobi A Strictly Protected Area is underway. On the issue, conservation expert of the area E.Tsetsegmaa spoke in an interview with Zuunii Medee newspaper. -What places does the Great Gobi A Strictly Protected Area cover? -It covers five soums of [...]

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in Community,Domestic | Read More »

Online app being designed for UB buses

Ulaanbaatar bus riders no longer need to waste time waiting for buses at crowded bus stations. Riders can now determine the location and schedules of city buses with the help of a new website. This service was developed by BTGT LLC. Around 200 buses operated by Tsahilgaan Teever and Autobus-1 are participating in this service. [...]

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

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