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D.Damba: I speak for miners, not politicians

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Last weekend, the “100 Important Topics” program aired on several channels and online, stating that transporting coal to China by narrow-gauge railroad might pose a threat to national security. The former president of the Mongolia National Mining Association, D.Damba, was a representative of opposing views on the program. Below is an interview with him.    You’ve [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar streets give residents a reason to smile

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Trans. by B.ULZIINEMEKH In the past few weeks, bright yellow smiley faces have been painted on manhole covers along main roads, and streetlight poles along Baga Toiruu and University Street have been painted light green as part of the urban image improvement programs of the Ulaanbaatar Governor. Streetlight poles along Ikh Toiruu and Peace Avenue [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

45,000 improved stoves to find homes this fall

Ulaanbaatar air pollution to drop by roughly 65 percent in six years The Parliamentary Sub-committee for Air Pollution Reduction (PSAPR) introduced its 2014 first-half performance report and future plans on Tuesday. A total of 20 companies are constructing apartments at 17 locations, following the city administrations’ resolution to reduce Ulaanbaatar air pollution by relocating ger [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar to increase direct flights to boost tourism

Trans. by L.Nandintsetseg A delegation of Chinese tourism sector arrived in Ulaanbaatar by invitation of the Ulaanbaatar Tourism Authority. A business meeting took place on Wednesday between Chinese and Mongolian tourism industry delegates. Some 14 tourism companies from Beijing, Wuhan, Manzhouli, and Mongolia’s airlines and tourism companies introduced their products and services. More than 65 [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

120 Myangat road to close for two nights for overpass construction

The road from the southern end of Peace Bridge will be closed for the construction of an overpass at 120 Myangat bus stop. The road will close from 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. on June 26 and June 27 and drivers were advised take alternative routes, reported the Ulaanbaatar City Auto Road Authority on Tuesday. [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Five eco-buses delivered to Khui Doloon Khudag for transporting Naadam spectators

Tsahilgaan Teever state-owned company handed over five electric mini-buses to Mongol Naadam Complex at Khui Doloon Khudag on Monday. The mini-buses will be transporting visitors from parking lot and Naadam field from July 9 to July 14 free of charge. After Naadam, two of the buses will be transferred to the National Garden as they [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Visa exemption discussed during visit of Valentina Matviyenko

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Chairwoman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Valentina Ivanovna Matviyenko is conducting an official visit to Mongolia at the invitation of Speaker of the Parliament Z.Enkhbold. Matviyenko called on President Ts.Elbegdorj on Monday and conveyed President of Russia Vladimir Putin’s sincere greetings to President Elbegdorj. In his greetings Putin mentioned that he held [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia chairs UN Environmental Assembly

The first-ever United Nations Environmental Assembly is being hosted in Nairobi, Kenya, where more than 150 high-level delegations are addressing environmental sustainability challenges, including green economy financial mechanisms, the illegal trade of wild animals and plants, sustainable environmental consumption, as well as development outlooks through 2015. Minister of Environment and Green Development of Mongolia, S.Oyun, [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

USA signs contract to return dinosaur fossils to Mongolia

By M.ZOLJARGAL Last week, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United States B.Altangerel signed an agreement on the repatriation of Mongolia-originated items collected at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Department (ICE). The U.S. Government agreed to return dinosaur fossils that were smuggled from Mongolia to the U.S. under the newly signed contract. A repatriation ceremony [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

‘Legend of Argusan Khuurch’ exhibition

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Trans. by B.Tungalag Member of the Inner Mongolian Calligraphers Association M.Tuvshin released his solo exhibition “Legend of Argusan Khuurch” at Blue Moon Art Gallery, from June 20 to 24. It was the second solo exhibition by M.Tuvshin in Mongolia. During the opening of the exhibition he displayed calligraphy from “The Secret History of the Mongols”. [...]

June 26th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

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