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Putting maternal health to the test

By Michelle Borok Earlier this month, the Ministry of Health announced that 2014 would be the Year of Maternal and Children’s Health. While, undoubtedly, this was good news for nurses, doctors, administrators and advocates in the health sector, the challenges to making tangible improvements to the nation’s health care industry are tremendous. The issues facing [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Creating a Brighter Future


By B.TUNGALAG T.Purevbaatar was born without legs and with just one arm. However, he did not give up and learned to paint and play the flute on his own. N.Ariuntuya was in a train accident and lost her legs when she was nine. Now she crafts slippers, baby shoes and mats from felt. She lives [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

World famous dancer to visit Mongolia


By B.TUNGALAG Famous hip-hop dancer from the USA, Shaadow Sefiroth said that he will visit Mongolia. Invited by Aim for Revolution-Aim4R Studio, the 21 year old dancer will stay in Mongolia from January 31 to February 3. He will give a workshop to dancers of Aim4R Studio on February 1 and 2. Shaadow Sefiroth will [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

N. Gantumur: Redevelopment of Ulaanbaatar and the first metro in Mongolia are on their way


By B.DULGUUN The Deputy Head of Roads, Transportation and Infrastructure Department of the Office of the Ulaanbaatar Governor, N.Gantumur, gave an interview about the construction of residential districts and the metro project. -So far, how is the progress of the ger district redevelopment project? -Providing comfortable homes for ger district residents became the main objective [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Remembering tragic MI-8 crashes


By E.DARI Since, 2000 four accidents involving MI-8 helicopters have occurred in Mongolia. On January 14, 2001, the first fatal crash of an MI-8 occured in Malchin soum of Uvs Province. An MI-8 helicopter carrying Mongolian government officials, United Nations staff, journalists and the flight crew on their way to assess damages and disaster due [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Miner & Supplier-2014 held for its 4th year

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE The Ministry of Economic Development and Mongolian Mining Exchange are jointly organizing the 4th conference and exhibition about mining procurement, Miner & Supplier 2014 on March 13 and 14. The event has been supported and contributed to by mining companies and governmental organizations since its inception. “Year by year, its result and benefits [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar launches online ger area map


By M.ZOLJARGAL An online Ulaanbaatar community map, www.manaikhoroo.mn was launched this week which includes information on availability and access to public services in 87 khoroos of ger areas in six central districts. The Asia Foundation, Office of the Ulaanbaatar City Mayor and all khoroo governors cooperated in the project in order to bring together an [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Draft bill on Treasury Fund introduced


By E.DARI In order to create benefits from natural and mineral resource profits for future generations, the President of Mongolia initiated a draft bill on the future inheritance, or Treasury Fund. The draft bill initiated by the President was discussed in the President’s Civil Hall. Opening the consultation, advisor to the President, L.Dashdorj emphasized the [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Private bus companies raise fares to 500 MNT

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By M.ZOLJARGAL After the recent strikes of Autobus-1 state-owned bus company and several private companies, the Union of Big Bus Operators (UBBO) has announced that bus transportation fares would be raised to 500 MNT on Wednesday. However, administrators of the Ulaanbaatar City Transportation Authority (UCTA) met delegates of the union and requested that they postpone [...]

January 24th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

‘My Impression’


By B.TUNGALAG Exhibition Photographer B.Bayar presented his new exhibition, My Impression, at Blue Moon Art Gallery from January 16 to 19. The exhibition featured his top hundred photos, taken during the photographer’s seven year tour around Mongolia and other foreign countries. He also released a photography book entitled “Bayar’s Photographic Impressions”. His photographs, displayed during [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

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