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Ulaanbaatar uses recycled waste for infrastructure development


By M.ZOLJARGAL New curbs segregating the first lane of roads have been built recently along Chinggis Avenue, Ikh Toiruu, East Central Intersection and West Central Intersection. The Ulaanbaatar Citizen’s Representative Council issued a decree to build curbs separating the first lanes to allow only public transportation buses, trolleybuses, work buses, school buses, and official taxis [...]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Z.Altai: We have to provide online learning courses to teach the Mongolian language and culture to children abroad

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia opened an embassy in Sweden in 2009 and former member of the parliament, and Ambassador of Mongolia to Sweden,  Z.Altai, who is the second person to be appointed as Ambassador to Sweden, gave an interview about what he learned there and his plans as the ambassador, during his brief visit to Ulaanbaatar. -You [...]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Kh.Giimaa: Importers are responsible for the safety of their products


By M.ZOLJARGAL The following is a translated interview by Mongoliin Medee newspaper with Kh.Giimaa, Executive Director of the Mongolian Food Industry Association, about food safety issues and the new Law on Food Safety of Mongolia which was put in effect on March 1, 2013.  -The new Food Safety Law and Food Law of Mongolia was [...]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

1.3 billion MNT worth of smuggled gold discovered


By M.ZOLJARGAL Officials of the General Customs Office and General Intelligence Agency of Mongolia (GIA) discovered a stash of gold bars intended for smugling at Zamyn-Uud soum, which borders China, on November 29. Customs officials said that they found 13 bars of gold weighing a total of 18.9 kg while checking the baggage of four Mongolian nationals on an international train traveling from [...]

December 17th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Prime Minister arms traffic regulators with automated ticket devices to increase transparency


By M.ZOLJARGAL Starting from December 2, the traffic police will no longer issue cash fines for traffic violations. All 400 traffic regulators in Ulaanbaatar have been armed with devices that recognize drivers’ fingerprints, electronic cards and driver’s licenses, and prints traffic tickets with fines listed, on November 30. The devices were purchased at the cost of 1.8 billion MNT [...]

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By E.DARI The political parties in Parliament, the chairmen of the parties, as well as independent Members of Parliament (MPs) backed the President’s initiative “From Big Government to Smart Government” with the signing of a declaration of support. During the declaration signing ceremony the Head of the President’s Office, P.Tsagaan, noted that the national consultative [...]

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

Gauge dimension


Since choosing the path of democracy and a market economy, we have built an economy dominated by the extractive industry and our minerals such as coal, copper, gold and iron ore have been exported mostly to a single country. It is said that an industrial park will be established soon and will start producing steel [...]

December 15th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

IWAM delivers warmth this winter

By Michelle Borok December 9, 2013   Last Thursday, members of the International Women’s Association of Mongolia (IWAM) delivered timely donations to new mothers and children living in Darkhan. The gifts delivered were meant to make this winter a little warmer for those with less than others. Led by IWAM’s Head of Programs, Sue Durrant, [...]

December 14th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mongolia’s mini zoo makes an appearance in Darkhan

By MICHELLE BOROK December 2, 2013 Darkhan residents had a busy weekend at Zaluuchuud Theatre. Starting on Friday, Mongolia’s mini zoo made a three day appearance at the city’s theatre with 40 animals, and on Sunday evening, the weekend came to a more glamorous close with a concert by Mongolian diva, Sarantuya and special guest [...]

December 14th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Secret to smart government


President Ts.Elbegdorj convened a national consultative meeting titled “From a Big Government to a Smart Government” two weeks ago. The meeting, which was nationally broadcasted live on television, was an important, thought-provoking occasion that audaciously raised the deep-seated, serious issues that have grown inside the government for many years. The discussions during the meeting gave [...]

December 8th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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