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Land, language and identity

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By Mishell Hernandez I started a #WhatisErliiz hashtag on Twitter in the wake of the Gazriin Tuhai Huuli (Law on Land) that had Mongolians in a social media frenzy and throwing the word “erliiz” around like it was some kind of disease. Though their solidarity was wonderful, and I applaud it, their use of the [...]

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

Ulaanbaatar: Becoming a better place to live

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Trans. by G.UCHRAL Several large scale leisure and recreational places have opened up this year in Ulaanbaatar. In an effort to develop the city into a more friendly place to live in, individuals, government and companies have spent a substantial amount of time and a fortune to actualize these projects. The following is a little [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

White history of ‘Black Gold’

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Trans. by L.NANDINTSETSEG It has been twenty years since Mongolia’s first president, P.Ochirbat, marked his white deel with the “black gold” found at Tamsag in Dornod Province. There are many disputes and criteria in the field of “black gold”, or oil, but more “white” history. The extraction of oil has helped to reduce local unemployment. [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Energy sector investment update

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Trans. by B.MENDBAYAR As the parliament was given the task of boosting economic development, the Government of Mongolia started regularly informing the press about its work. The newly established Economic Council working under the Prime Minister holds a meeting with journalists every Monday. At this week’s meeting, the council gave reporters good news. Last week, [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

900 vendors to sell goods during Naadam

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Trans. by M.ZOLJARGAL This year, 600 vendors will operate around Central Stadium, where the grand opening and national wrestling tournament of Naadam Festival will take place, while another 300 will provide services for attendees at Khui Doloon Khudag. Over 70 percent of all stalls are for food and drinks. Vendors were permitted to operate in [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Reminder sent to DP and Justice Coalition chairs

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Trans. by E.DARI While the draft amendments to the Minerals Law were being discussed by Parliament, the Mongolian People’s Party faction in the parliament delivered demands to Chairman of the Democrartic Party D.Erdenebat and Chairman of the Justice Coalition (a merging of the Mongolia People’s Revolutionary Party and Mongolian National Democratic Party), reminding them of [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolian audit report claims 130 million USD from Oyu Tolgoi in unpaid taxes

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By E.KHASH-ERDENE The four billion USD underground expansion of Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine might be delayed once again, as Mongolia makes demands for unpaid taxes and penalties, shortly after the mine laid off 300 workers. The Mongolian Tax Authority sent an audit report to Turquoise Hill Resources, which owns 66 percent of the [...]

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

President of 2014 Incheon Asian Games visits Mongolia

Trans. by B.ULZIINEMEKH The President of the 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee Kim Youngsoo and other delegates are discussing collaborative projects and the Asian Games with the Mongolian National Olympic Committee, as part of their official visit to Ulaanbaatar ending tomorrow. The 17th Asian Games will kick off on September 19 and will challenge [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

O.Gundegmaa displays top form at ISSF World Cup

After a lengthy break, Mongolia’s top female shooter O.Gundegmaa has shown that’s she’s on top form at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) 2014 World Cup Rifle / Pistol  in Maribor, Slovenia, with a silver medal in the 25 meter pistol category. She also ranked sixth in the 10 meter pistol with 114.5 points, out [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian martial artist to fight Chinese Shaolin kung fu master

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One of the top martial artists of Mongolia, M.Nandin-Erdene, is set to fight Chinese Shaolin kung fu master Yi Long at a tournament in Yanzhou, China. M.Nandin-Erdene has claimed victory in nine out of ten professional fights in his career. His opponent, Yi Long, is considered number one in Shaolin martial arts and defeated Mongolian [...]

June 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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