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Air pollution kills infants in the womb

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN The biggest and hardest thing about living in Ulaanbaatar, especially in winter, is overcoming air pollution. Every year, higher authorities discuss effective ways to reduce air pollution and Ulaanbaatar residents get tired of their discussions. It seems that only wind fights against air pollution. At present, citizens who reside in the following [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

New Year tree shines at Chinggis Square

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By B.BAATAR Ulaanbaatar’s New Year tree lighting ceremony took place on Monday at Chinggis Square. Chairman of the Ulaanbaatar City Council D.Battulga, General Manager of Ulaanbaatar B.Badral, and State Honored Athlete and Labor Hero E.Badar-Uugan participated in the lighting ceremony. Chairman D.Battulga noted, “A number of projects were launched in UIaanbaatar in 2014. There is [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Coca-Cola Zero 2014 bowling competition concludes

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian Bowling Amateurs Association and MCS Coca Cola LLC has held the fifth Coca-Cola Zero Championship bowling competition from January 2014 among professional teams of bowling clubs. The final stage of the competition concluded on December 14. 1,200 bowlers from 200 teams competed in the competition. The top 28 teams selected from [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Tsolmon: A society labeling us ‘disabled’ is disabled

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Brilliant Club organized the first “Beauty on Wheelchair” Contest in Mongolia on December 3, to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. In total, fifteen ladies participated in the [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

MIAT opens the first Mongolian customs bonded factory

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN The Maintenance and Engineering (M&E) Organization of the MIAT Mongolian Airlines has been certified to operate the first customs bonded factory in Mongolia at the Order No. A/222 of the Chairman of the General Customs Office (GCO) on December 4. The opening was held on December 12. At the opening, directors of [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Libraries to meet international standards by 2015

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Trans. by B.NARANTUYA The state is planning to upgrade libraries in Mongolia to meet international standards new years. People face a lot of difficulties with the library services in Mongolia, especially students. There are problems with getting books, often the library hall gets cold in the winter, employers have difficult attitudes towards customers, most equipment [...]

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Gatsuurt mine proposed for the list of strategic mining deposits

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By B.MENDBAYAR A proposal to include Gatsuurt gold mine in the list of strategic mining deposits was discussed in the December 16 Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economy meeting, where the majority of members voted to have its draft bill discussed by Parliament. Gatsuurt gold mine is owned by the Canadian mining company Centerra Gold Inc, [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Traffic restriction times shift to winter schedule

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ulaanbaatar City Council (UCC) approved the request of the public to reduced the active hours of traffic restrictions through license plate numbers by three hours. The new schedule started on Monday. Drivers will be restricted from participating in the city’s vehicle traffic from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for 12 hours once [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Cabinet decides to cut number of government jobs by 15 percent

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By Ch.KHALIUN On Monday, the Cabinet held a meeting and decided to reduce the number of governmental positions by 15 percent. On Sunday, the Parliament released Resolution No.70 calling for cuts to the state budget through a decrease in the number of public administrative organizations and their employees. The Cabinet decided to downsize positions from [...]

December 17th, 2014 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mongolians conquer at World Memory Championships

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By B.TUNGALAG Thirteen Mongolian mental sport athletes from the Mongolian Intellectual Academy successfully participated in the 23rd World Memory Championships, which took place in Hainan, China, from December 11 to 13, earning nearly half of the competition’s medals. The Mongolian team seized 29 of the 60 medals available, and placed second out of 26 countries [...]

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