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Potato starch and chips factories to open next year


Domestic production to meet half of Mongolia’s potato starch demand Trans. by M.ZOLJARGAL Tuv Province’s Jargalant soum is set to launch potato starch and chips factories next year to reduce waste and increase profit in the region. Small potatoes, which are disposed of without use, will be used for both productions, while the factories will [...]

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

Tendering for 14 previously revoked exploration license areas announced

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Trans. by B.MENDBAYAR Last year, 106 mineral exploration licenses were found to be granted without tendering and were revoked following a court decision. On July 4, in order to compensate losses that former license holders faced, the Government approved Resolution No. 216 and a tendering regulation for granting licenses for the areas revoked. Under the [...]

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

M.Nyamjargal: Every game I play is a World Championship


Trans.by A.OYUNZUL  M.Nyamjargal is the first woman to become an international Grandmaster in Mongolia. She is the winner of the Asian Draughts Championship, a national champion and won the National Young Adults Championship six times. The grandmaster has been playing draughts for more than a decade and she is only 18 years old. We spoke [...]

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

N.Algaa: Government is discussing transit railway when domestic railway issues aren’t resolved


Trans. by B.DULGUUN Below is an interview with Executive Director of the Mongolia National Mining Association (MNMA) N.Algaa about the current Mongolian mining situations coal prices and other timely issues. As of July 2014, mining product exports increased significantly but the price of coal, the primary export product of the mining sector, continues to drop. [...]

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



Trans. by D.SERGELEN A small war often rises up between UB parents at this time of year. When registration for kindergartens begins, quarrels, arguments and lines outside of popular kindergartens become an ordinary occurrence, but residents and the press don’t pay much attention to it. The kindergartens in Ulaanbaatar started registering previous year enrollees two [...]

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

There is no monitoring of long distance transportation


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG Do you believe that just ten years ago, 30 people would crowd into a van and drive for over one thousand kilometers? You probably would not believe it if you didn’t see it yourself. Around ten years ago, vans were the only option for long distance transportation. Then, drivers charged whatever they [...]

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

‘The Wind of Steppe’


Trans. by D.SERGELEN D.Batnasan opened his eighth solo exhibition, “The Wind of Steppe” on August 23, at Blue Moon Art Gallery. The exhibition features more than 50 nature studies, scenes from daily life and urban themes. There are few watercolor painters noted in the history of fine arts. D.Batnasan recognizes the importance and uniqueness of [...]

August 28th, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolians to invest in Hollywood


Trans. by B.DULGUUN A Mongolian production team of around ten members is collaborating with Hollywood producers for the film, “Precious”, and will be investing 1.5 million USD. The members of the production team wished to remain anonymous. Many famous Hollywood actors, including Gary Oldman, Harvey Keitel, and Christopher Walken are to star in the film, [...]

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

B.Munguntuul seizes silver at 13th World University Chess Championship


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG The 13th World University Chess Championship took place in Katowice, Poland from August 17 to 24. The Mongolian team included member of Aldar sports committee and Grandmaster Ts.Batchuluun, International Master G.Munkhgal, Sports Master B.Galmandakh, Grandmaster B.Mungultuul, and Grandmaster A.Enkhtuul. Grandmaster B.Mungultuulwon a silver medal, with six points, in the World Chess Championship. [...]

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

G.Boldbaatar conquers World Judo Championship


Paris Grand Slam winner G.Boldbaatar made history for Mongolia as he won Mongolia’s first men’s 60kg world championship title, against European champion Beslan Mudranov of Russia. The World Judo Championships is taking place in Chelyabinsk, Russia, from August 25 to 31, in the Traktor Ice Arena. Having a bye in the first round, G.Boldbaatar defeated [...]

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

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