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On a rudderless ship

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American Nobel Laureate of Russian descent, Vasiliy Leontiev once compared the market economy to a ship, with government regulation as a rudder and human initiative and activity as the sails. If so, then 20 years after choosing the path of a market economy, Mongolia has lost its rudder and is now like a little ship [...]

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

Minister of Health reviews Ebola preparedness during ‘30 Minutes with the Prime Minister’

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN The Minister of Health, N.Udval, spoke at the “30 Minutes with the Prime Minister” about what measures are being taken in Mongolia to address the global spread of the Ebola virus. She said that over 10,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain and the [...]

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

Books on Ulaanbaatar launch

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By B.TUNGALAG On the occasion of the 375th anniversary of Ulaanbaatar, a ceremony for the release of the books “Capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar”, “Development History of Ulaanbaatar”, “Night in Ulaanbaatar” and “Heart of the Country” took place at the Blue Moon Art Gallery on October 23. Chairman of City Council D.Battulga, Ulaanbaatar Mayor E.Bat-Uul, Head [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia secures first ever international woodball medals

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian woodball players won two bronze medals at the 4th International University Woodball Championship 2014, the first ever medals for Mongolia from the sport. Woodball player E.Enkhtuvshin won the medal in the fairway competition in the ladies single event on October 22. She competed against 13 other players and qualified to the quarterfinals [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Ch.Khashchuluun: Oil shale can attract investments equivalent to that of Oyu Tolgoi’s

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN  Executive Director of the Mongolia Oil Shale Association (MOSA) and distinguished economist Ch.Khashchuluun gave an interview about Mongolia’s oil shale opportunities and potentials to grow. Mongolia’s total oil shale reserve is estimated to be 700 billion tons. Is it accurate? Does Mongolia have internationally approved oil shale mines? The 700 billion tons [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

D.Battogtokh: SME owners would create stable economic growth

By B.MENDBAYAR The Government has paid substantial attention to supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for the past few years, as a key factor in creating a stronger and more diversified economy.  Below is an interview with the Director of Department for Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Ministry of Labor, D.Battogtokh, about [...]

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

Designated book marketplace made available for booksellers

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A new building for book retailers opened last Friday, designated for previously scattered bookselling stalls next to Lion Bridge. The booksellers used to operate in sub-standard conditions, until last year, when their businesses were temporarily halted by Ulaanbaatar administrators, awaiting the opening of the new building. Ulaanbaatar City Governor E.Bat-Uul provided 128 million [...]

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

GIA reports that fake DP-MPRP ‘secret’ treaty generated by MPP

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By Ch.KHALIUN The General Intelligence Agency (GIA) reported that the “secret” treaty publicized and said to have been established between the Democratic Party (DP) and Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) was generated by members of the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP). The recent cooperation treaty established between the DP and MPRP has been controversial, with special [...]

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

Anonymous text messages sent to parliamentarians

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By Ch.KHALIUN After adopting a parliamentary draft resolution on measures for ensuring the realization of state policy on railway transportation, MPs and media focused on a scandal involving “flying messages”, anonymous SMS texts sent with political messages. During the session on Friday, MP A.Bakei announced that there were some problems with telecommunications. He said that [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

State officials are playing with the budget

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN The Mongolian National Audit Office examined state budget spending in 2013. The examination showed that state officials were exceeding the budget amount to be spent on international assignments. The Democratic Party took most the seats during the last election and established its government. At that time, the Prime Minister said that he [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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