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‘Nano World’ Science Art Exhibition

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By B.Tungalag “Nano World” Science Art Exhibition was unveiled at the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery on November 11. The Association of Developing Mongolian Modern Art and The Mongolian National Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology jointly organized the exhibition. The purpose of the exhibition is to give context about the development of nanotechnology and its [...]

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

The expat’s hunt for the holidays

By Michelle Borok Right on schedule with the West, Mongolian retailers have started stocking their shelves with the winter holiday spirit. In the U.S. the holidays now begin in mid-November, when obsessive consumers start making plans for “Black Friday” spending while they grocery shop for Thanksgiving – all a precursor to the budget breaking, debt [...]

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

Poll on vehicle restrictions to be held again

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By M.ZOLJARGAL As winter is approaching, the Ulaanbaatar Citizen’s Representative Council and the Office of the Ulaanbaatar City Governor have conducted a public poll on whether to end driving restrictions based on state license plate numbers. The council decided to repeat the poll on Wednesday, November 27, to finalize their decision, as the previous poll [...]

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

Parents patrol to prevent bullying and accidents in school zones

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Parents of General Education School students have started a patrol around schools in the capital to prevent elementary and middle students from becoming victims of or affiliates to school-based offenses, bullying or theft. The parents on patrol duty are wearing yellow vests with a tag that says, “School Police.” The parent patrol will [...]

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

Apartment to be built on the site of Narantuul’s burned down food market’s area

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Three months ago, a fire broke out at the food market of the Narantuul Trade Center leaving around 400 vendors with financial losses. Compensation for the losses remains unresolved. Below is an interview with Sh.Saikhansambuu, owner of the Narantuul Centers and former parliament member about the cost of damages and compensation for the [...]

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

State Hospital No.3 opens heart attack and cerebral hemorrhage treatment center

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO), and Millennium Challenge Account in Mongolia have jointly completed the “Heart Attack and Cerebral Hemorrhage Project 2010-2013” at State Hospital No.3 recently. As part of the project, the hospital has acquired a treatment center for heart attacks and cerebral hemorrhage that meets international standards. [...]

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

553 officially registered taxis operating in Ulaanbaatar

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Currently, there are 13 registered taxi companies operating a total of 533 official taxis to meet the demands of over a million residents in the capital city. However, it is typical for the residents to catch unofficial taxis due to lack of information about taxi service providers and their hotlines. The official taxis [...]

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

Traffic police to no longer charge cash fines

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Traffic regulation violators will have to pay traffic fines through their bank accounts starting December 1, as the traffic police will be equipped with devices that recognize drivers’ fingerprints, ID cards, or driving licenses, and will instantly print traffic tickets. The device will be distributed on November 29, to all 400 traffic regulation [...]

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

5,331 artesian wells counted in Ulaanbaatar

By M.ZOLJARGAL An artesian well survey in Ulaanbaatar has recently ended, with the final count of 5,331 wells throughout Ulaanbaatar. The study was done for the Ulaanbaatar City Mayor’s plan to recover and support water flow of the Tuul, Selbe and Dund rivers. Furthermore, the survey aims to build water tanks and ponds to store [...]

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

Student’s Mission

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Life could be seen as a series of moments. Every moment in our life has its reason, distinction and carries a bell that makes a unique sound exclusive for that moment. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Mongolian Student Union. The first university in Mongolia was established in 1942, soon after which the [...]

November 25th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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