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Katya Zol to participate in international festival


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian fashion designer G.Zoltsetseg, more commonly known as Katya Zol, will represent Mongolian in the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, which will take place from February 6 to 13 in New York City, USA. More than 20 Mongolian delegates, including designer G.Zoltsetseg, make-up artist E.Erdenesuvd, and model G.Oyungerel will take part in [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolian rally racer repeats Asian record


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian biker D.Boldbaatar completed the final and 13th stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally on January 18. He became one of 78 finishers from 196 who started the race in his category. His teammates Kh.Batbold and N.Lkhamaa left the race at the third and fifth stages respectively. With his result at the final [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Children’s leisure activities are critical for Mongolia’s future


By B.ICHINKHORLOO On a typical Friday afternoon during winter, a group of young girls and boys who finished ice-skating at Sukhbaatar Square cheerfully discussed where they should spend the evening. After some time, they happily settled on going to Urguu II Cinema to see a movie. Wherever we go, we can see these vibrant smiles [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Closing the Yield Gaps for Mongolian Small Businesses: Part I

By Paul Sullivan, Georgetown The yield gaps for small businesses in Mongolia are the differences between how well they are doing now and what they could potentially do. There is a lot in the way of smaller businesses’ development and prosperity in Mongolia, even though they are as a whole, one of the most important [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

B.Khishigbayar: State Judo Championship erased my doubts

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By B.DULGUUN The State Judo Championship concluded last week. The following is an interview with B.Khishigbayar, who won this year’s men’s 73 kg weight division, about his sports career. He shone while continuously defeating more experienced and higher ranking rivals in his weight category. -Congratulations on winning the State Judo Championship. We heard that you [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Empty streets with elders at the bank for pension loans

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-Challenging times have come for our seniors- By U.ARIUNJARGAL Our elders usually face more challenges at the beginning of the Tsagaan Sar festival celebration than at the end. This year, the Mongolian lunar new year – or Tsagaan Sar – is being observed between January 31 and February 2, the first three days of the [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

President in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum


By B.KHASH-ERDENE President Ts.Elbegdorj said that he will lead a group of delegates to take part in the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland from January 22 to 25, after a visit to the Principality of Liechtenstein. The Mongolian delegation will take part in the open forum sessions on climate change, water reservoir issues, mining, [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Industrial accidents drop by half

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ulaanbaatar Regulatory Council on Crime Prevention (URCCP) reported on activities completed in 2013 to reduce construction site accidents on Monday. In 2013, police departments in Ulaanbaatar received 129 reports on construction-related crimes which shows a 19.9 percent drop compared to 2012. Furthermore, 77 reports of crimes caused by poor labor protection were [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Draft bill on tax exemptions for SMEs to be submitted to Parliament


By E.DARI The New Government for Changes promised to make tax innovations to support businesses in its 2012-2016 action plan. The governmental meeting of January 18 discussed the draft bill to make amendments to the law on VAT and the law on income tax for an economic entity and organization, which will give impetus to [...]

January 21st, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ger district: ‘Clean stoves’, wrong coal, more pollution?


By U.ARIUNJARGAL Efforts by the government to curb air pollution via the use of “clean stoves” may be hampered by an inadequate consideration of coal available, the UB Post has found. Almost 80 percent of households burn what is commonly known as ‘Nalaikh’ coal. With its sparkling surface and efficient burn rate, people have burnt [...]

January 20th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

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