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M.Batbayar becomes powerlifting champion of the world


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG International Sports Master M.Batbayar seized a gold medal at the Amateur World Powerlifting Championship, which took place from August 20 to 24 in Moscow, Russia. In the men’s 100 kg category, he lifted 200 kg on the bench press and squatted 275 kg, earning himself a hefty gold medal. He also won [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Ch.Ulaan: It wasn’t easy to build up a source for repaying the great debt

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Russian President V.Putin will be visiting Mongolia in a few days. During his last visit in 2000, Mongolia had a huge debt to Russia. In 2003, when N.Enkhbayar served as Prime Minister (PM), the “Great debt” was annulled. The following is an interview with MP and Finance Minister Ch.Ulaan, who worked as [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

New hospital to address Mongolia’s cancer crisis


By C L Murphy According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Mongolians are investing more money in their health and consequently, living longer, healthier lives. According to WHO, the probability of an individual living in Mongolia dying under the age of five, as of 2012, is 28 out of 1,000 births. This is down from [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Geology, mining and petroleum activities updates

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Trans. by B.MENDBAYAR The Ministry of Mining held the monthly Transparent Mining press conference on August 27, and provided updates on the nation’s large scale geology, mining and petroleum activities. Below are some highlights from the conference. Oyu Tolgoi’s unresolved issues Oyu Tolgoi LLC’s mining and marketing activities are advancing normally, but there are two [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Centralized auto trade complex ready for construction

Groundreaking ceremony underway to launch Auto Trade Complex construction

Trans. by M.ZOLJARGAL Groundbreaking ceremony of the auto trade complex took place on Wednesday in Songinokhairkhan District with hopes to speed up central area traffic flow of Ulaanbaatar and offer centralized auto trade facilities to residents. The traders that will operate businesses in the complex funded the parking lots and constructions, with the complex set [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

What will be discussed during Putin’s visit?

President Elberdorj and President Putin of Russia at a conference in May this year

Trans. by Ch.KHALIUN The Russian President will pay an official state visit to Mongolia on September 3. During the visit, the sides are expected to discuss transforming relations to a comprehensive strategic relationship. Negotiations have already begun on issues like infrastructure, transit transportation, bilateral investment problem solving, intensifying foreign trade, and bilateral visa-free travel of [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Bat’s defamation charges spark exchange of accusations among ministers


Transport Minister A.Gansukh broke his public silence on the defamation charge against aviation engineer and blogger Ts.Bat with bold accusations of his sister, Minister of Culture Ts.Oyungerel, on Mongol TV this week. Minister Gansukh denied all the allegations made about him in 5,760 tweets by Bat, who was sentenced to 100 days in a penitentiary [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Korean Foreign Affairs Minister visits President Ts.Elbegdorj

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Trans. by Ch.KHALIUN Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se is on a two-day official visit to Mongolia. After an official meeting and negotiations with his Mongolian counterpart, Yun Byung-se paid an official visit to Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj. At the beginning of the meeting, Ts.Elbegdorj underlined that bilateral relations have successfully developed across all sectors [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolia looks to honey for exports


During his visit to Selenge Province last week, Deputy Minister of Industry and Agriculture Ts.Tuvaan met local beekeeper D.Erdenechimeg. The area along Khalkha River is home to honey plants enough for about two million hives of bees to collect nectar, according to the beekeeper. “Mongolian honey is very reasonably priced, but has incomparable high quality [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Tuv Province to grow Japanese rice starting from 2015


Two Mongolian crop farming experts are currently studying in a six-month training in Japan on rice plantation, as part of a project to grow Japanese rice in Mongolia. The experts are permanently based in Ugtaaltsaidam soum in Tuv Province and will launch the preparation for rice planting once they return to Mongolia in October this [...]

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