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Mongolia carves tourism niche


By Paulius Kuncinas Regional Editor, Oxford Business Group Efforts to highlight Mongolia’s broad range of attractions are paying off, with the tourism industry on course to notch up a decade of sustained growth, a recently published report has concluded. In its overview of the Mongolian tourism industry for 2014, the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Mining unlimited resources in the human mind


By B.TUNGALAG 976 Art Gallery opened a solo exhibition titled “Mining”, featuring Mongolia’s leading contemporary artist T.Enkhbold, on May 27. When you hear the word “mining”, thoughts about natural resources and money might come to your mind. But in his exhibition, on display from May 27 to June 10, T.Enkhbold talks about mining the unlimited [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Orkhon province celebrates National Script Day


By B.BAATAR Under the auspices of the President of Mongolia, the National Script Day was celebrated in Orkhon Province on May 26 and 27. The Office of the Orkhon Province Governor, Education Department of Orkhon Province, Library of Orkhon Province, Script and Culture NGO, and Mongolian National Library jointly organized the National Script Day. President [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

T.Enkhjargal wins bronze at Asian Cycling Championship


By B.TUNGALAG The 34th Asian Cycling Championship and the 21st Asian Junior Cycling Championship are taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan from May 21. Cyclists from 41 Asian countries, including China, South Korea, Japan, Qatar, Thailand and Mongolia are competing in ten men’s categories and nine women’s categories in the Asian Cycling Championship. From Mongolia, two [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Ch.Altannar: We will introduce international standards in Mongolia


By B.DULGUUN German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Ts.Elbegdorj initiated the German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology (GMIT) in 2011. GMIT contributes in fulfilling the demand for specialists in the mineral resource sector, improving value adding processes and demonstrating international standards of education in Mongolia. The following is an interview with the managing director of [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Топ мэдээ | Read More »

Prices up, lives down


By E.DARI Last month the inflation rate reached 12.3 percent, according to the National Statistical Office. This is an indicator four percent higher than Mongolbank’s hopes to keep the inflation rate at a single digit. Meanwhile, the inflation rate has rapidly risen (in the last four years inflation has increased by five percent), but the [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

L.Sanjaasuren: Over 1,000 tons of waste is thrown out everyday


By D.SERGELEN We spoke with L.Sanjaasuren, director of TChM LLC, who makes fences with recycled materials. There are few countries that keep trash underground like Mongolia. Every city administration has said they will build a recycling plant. But, in reality, nothing has happened. International approaches to waste management have turned away from landfills, which are [...]

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Oyu Tolgoi lays off 300 workers

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By K.TUGCHIN According to Unuudur, Mongolian daily newspaper, Oyu Tolgoi is planning to lay off 300 workers to reduce costs at the copper and gold mine. This week, Bloomberg reported that it obtained an internal memo by Craig Kinnell, chief executive officer of Oyu Tolgoi LLC, who stated, “Workforce reductions are part of the life [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Asian Development Bank project to cut Tuul River pollution with one billion USD in aid

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) of the Asian Development Bank has been implementing several projects in Mongolia, and one of them is the Tuul River Recovery Project. A discussion on technical preparation for the project took place on Wednesday to launch the project and improve Tuul River’s water quality as well [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Sh.Altangerel: Premier N.Altankhuyag held important meetings


By E.DARI Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary from Mongolia to the Russian Federation spoke to www.news.mn regarding Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag’s working visit to Saint Petersburg, Russia to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Upon the conclusion of the forum, geopolitical issues might turn positively to Mongolia. Also, several meetings beneficial to our economy were held. [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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