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Study finds winter air pollution in UB responsible for dramatic rise in miscarriages

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A report released this week has found a “disturbingly strong correlation” between winter air pollution in Ulaanbaatar and early fetal deaths. In a paper published in the journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, researchers report “alarmingly strong statistical correlations” between seasonal ambient air pollutants and pregnancy loss in Mongolia’s capital. Researchers from the Saban [...]

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

Mongol Skill 2014 competition showcases Mongolia’s vocational education

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-Mongol Skill 2014 winners to qualify for the WorldSkills Sao Paulo 2015- By M.ZOLJARGAL The first round of the Mongol Skill 2014 competition took place on Monday with over 20 teams competing. The second round will be held in May. Winners of the competition will attend a three-month specialized training in South Korea before representing [...]

April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Erdene commences drilling at Altan Nar Gold Project


By B.KHASH-ERDENE Canada-based Erdene Resource Development Corporation announced that it intends to issue, by way of a non-brokered private placement, up to 4,062,500 units at a price of 0.16 USD per unit for gross proceeds of up to 650,000 USD. Each unit will consist of one common share of the company and one-half of one [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

The gains of higher taxes


By D.SERGELEN Parliament has submitted a draft amendment for the Excise Tax and Mineral Resources Law. The amendment states that any taxation in foreign currency must be made in Mongolian currency. An amendment was made according to the law of 2009 where it states that all tax and payments must be in Mongolian currency. However [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Artist brings the homeless to 976 Gallery with “Existent and Nonexistent”


By B.TUNGALAG Artist E.Lkhagvadorj unveiled his second solo exhibition “Existent & Nonexistent” at 976 Art Gallery on April 21. Member of Global Artist Pension Trust and recipient of the Grand Prix from the Tiger Translate International Competition, young emerging talent, E.Lkhagvadorj was born in 1987 in Ulaanbaatar city. In 2002, he began studying at Rajiv [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

The Philippines’ Gambit in the South China Sea

The Mark News By Jay L. Batongbacal Tensions between China and the Philippines spiked in March when a small civilian boat was confronted by a Chinese Coast Guard vessel about 100 miles from the Philippine coast. The boat was trying to bring soldiers, food, and water to a grounded Philippine Navy ship on Second Thomas [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

‘Three Friends’ television series launches


By B.TUNGALAG “Three Friends” Mongolian comedy series premiered on April 18 on Education TV. “Three Friends” is based on a Korean comedy serial with the same name. The comedy series stars notable Mongolian actors and actresses from Emotsi Production, the youngest comedy producers of Mongolia. The comedy series will show long-lasting friendship, funny fights for [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B.Ser-Od wins silver at 16th Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon


By B.BAATAR Mongolian runner B.Ser-Od won a silver medal at the 16th Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon on April 20. The marathon was organized in two categories for men and women, at the distance of 40 km each. Ukrain’s Serhiy Lebid won the marathon, completing the distance in 2:13:56. B.Ser-Od completed the distance in 2:14:04 and [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Income and asset statements of Parliamentarians released


By E.DARI All state servants including the President, governmental and parliamentary officials annually declare their income and asset statements. The Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) has recently united the income and asset declaration of a total of 239 state servants and released the information publicly. The following article highlights who in the Parliament, Government and [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

SME support from the Government


By D.SERGELEN Even though large numbers of unemployed are a considerable pre-occupation in a society, many people here are trying nether-the-less to produce products that are made with Mongolian ingenuity and mastery and that contributing Mongolian development. For some time the Government has been giving financial support and issuing preferential credit to small and medium [...]

April 20th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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