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Where are the men?

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Trans. by B.NARANTUYA They can be found nowhere on the campuses, service shops, and in the education and healthcare fields, or press and media organizations. A few of them can be seen at Narantuul Market. Where are they? The population of Mongolia is 2.9 million, of which 1.4 million are men. According to this ratio, [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘Ungoverned Governance’ political art solo exhibition

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By B.Narantuya The opening of the “Ungoverned Governance”, U.Narbayasgalan’s first solo exhibition, took place at Red Ger Art Gallery on October 20, showcasing work with a political theme. He graduated from the Mongolian University of Arts and Culture in 2004, majoring in fine arts. He has been working as a professional artist since 2009, and [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolia takes four medals at Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games

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By B.BAATAR On the first day of the Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games, Mongolian shooter Z.Ganbaatar won a bronze medal in the men’s 50m-pistol event, scoring 162.9 points. Iranian and Chinese athletes captured gold and silver medals in the men’s 50 m-pistol. Mongolian judoka B.Uugankhuu scraped a silver medal in the men’s 60 kg contest [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian sumo wrestler stars in One Direction music video

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian sumo wrestler U.Byambajav stared in a music video named “Steal My Girl” of the UK band One Direction. In the music video, U.Byambajav wrestles Zayn Malik, member of One Direction, in a desert in Los Angeles. U.Byambajav played in over 100 commercial and was previously cast in Hollywood movies such as “Ocean’s [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

D.Bayarsaikhan: Though I was forced into military school, I’m pleased with my fate

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN  A Mongolian commander was recently selected to command the northern region of South Sudan for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for the first time. Head of the Strategy Policy and Planning Department of the Ministry of Defense of Mongolia, Brigadier General D.Bayarsaikhan will be leading a battalion with over 5,000 [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Auto markets scuffle due to failed city plan

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN Nine big auto markets and 34 selling points occupy 27 hectares of land in Ulaanbaatar. The auto market center was first established on the outskirts of the city, but when the city expanded, the area became a central area of the city and started negatively impacting the residents’ health and the environment. [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

New high-speed railway connecting Beijing and Moscow to pass through Mongolia

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By B.MENDBAYAR China and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) early last week on building a 7,000 kilometer high-speed railway from Moscow to Beijing, according to Chinese media. The MoU was signed during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to Moscow. The railway would be over 7,000 kilometers long and cost more than 230 billion [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Bayankhoshuu road capacity doubles

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The 4.6 km road spanning between Khuvisgalchdiin Gudamj (Revolutionists’ Street) and Bayankhoshuu Intersection has reopened with doubled traffic lanes at the cost of 7.5 billion MNT. The road previously had a seven meter wide traffic lanes, while sidewalks were 1.5 meter on both sides. The upgrade expanded the traffic lane to 14 meters [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

President attends business forum in Hungary

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By Ch.KHALIUN On the sidelines of a working visit to Hungary, President Ts.Elbegdorj attended the Mongolia-Hungary Business Forum. The organizers of the forum in Hungary introduced partnerships between the two countries and Mongolian representatives presented Mongolian investment opportunities. A total of 26 Mongolian companies and over 80 representatives from Hungarian companies participated in the forum. [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar DP objects to cooperation agreement signed by DP and MPRP

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By Ch.KHALIUN Chairman of the City Democratic Party and Mayor E.Bat-Uul, Chairman of the City Council D.Battulga and DP Secretary P.Nurzed have voiced their objection to the new cooperation treaty signed between PM N.Altankhuyag and Chairman of the MPRP N.Enkhbayar. E.Bat-Uul said, “This agreement is illegal. The DP’s Executive Board of the National Coordinating Committee [...]

October 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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