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Ten new Mongolian-made trolleybuses ready for eco-friendly service

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian engineers have manufactured ten more eco-friendly trolleybuses by order of the Ministry of Roads and Transportation (MRT). Each one was made for 150,000 USD and they are now ready for use in public transportation. The double-engine trolleybuses are capable of running on both fuel and electricity. They were officially presented on Thursday [...]

May 29th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Vocational English & Technical Education Programs in Mongolia: Challenges and Opportunities

By Peter Bittner I currently teach general and professional English to aspiring painters, secretaries, graphic designers, and tour guides. As I quickly learned, vocational English programs require a degree of specialization not found in most other secondary and tertiary educational contexts. Regardless of the type of program, vocational students need not only practical English vocabulary [...]

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

Art in a Bottle

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By D.SERGELEN A bottle can be a work of art, but most people focus on what’s in the bottle. While some people don’t care and throw away empty bottles and jars, others save them like treasure or reuse them. An exhibition showing that art can also be captured in a bottle opened at Blue Moon [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Unlocking Mongolia’s Potential

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By Julian Dierkes A small, well-educated, and open-to-the-world population living in a democracy with mineral wealth? Mongolia’s potential for development remains terrific. It’s this potential that keeps investors (foreign and domestic) interested in Mongolia. It’s also this potential that makes Mongolia’s dynamic development fascinating to a social scientist like me. I am quite confident that [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Growing Pains: An external analysis of the Mongolian economy

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By James Watkins It is immediately clear to all external observers that Mongolia’s is a unique and fascinating economy. With the fifth highest growth rate in the world in 2013 according to the CIA World Factbook, Mongolia’s ongoing rapid transition from nomadic agriculture to booming industry, and from a planned economy to competitive markets, ever [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

We don’t want to give our money to scammers

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By D.SERGELEN Mongolians wishing to earn easy money can often end up with financial and emotional losses. Due to specious laws and ordinances passed by the State, regular citizens are losing their money on useless things. For instance, herders and consumers are seeing the darker side of the law on compensating loss with repayment conditions. [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Moody’s downgrades Mongolia’s outlook to negative

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By K.TUGCHIN Global Credit Research reported on Monday that Moody’s Investors Service has changed the outlook on Mongolia’s government bond rating to negative from stable. On May 21, 2014, a rating committee was called to discuss the rating of the Government of Mongolia. Views raised included: The issuer’s fiscal or financial strength, including its debt [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Construction of Buyant Ukhaa-2 town launches

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Buyant Ukhaa-1 government housing project construction has been recently completed and residents are expected to move in soon. Following the project, Buyant Ukhaa-2 town’s groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday with the same objective to supply reasonably priced apartments to citizens with average income. Buyant Ukhaa-1 covers 4.6 hectares and will become home [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Contract to develop Doloonbuudal and Bayakhoshuu ger district area approved

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By E.DARI According to Finance Minister Ch.Ulaan, 1.3 million Mongolians were living in Ulaanbaatar by 2012, indicating that over the last ten years, Ulaanbaatar’s population has increased by six percent annually. In order to resolve the issues that ger districts face, in cooperation with Asian Development Bank, an investment program to develop and improve Ulaanbaatar’s [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolian professionals enter international competition

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By E.DARI Mongolia joined WorldSkills International as the 69th member in order to train skilled professionals based on labor market demands, to challenge the skills and knowledge of teachers and students, improve the vocational education system, introduce Mongolia’s skills to the world, and to learn from the experiences of foreign countries. As a Member of [...]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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