Home » January 30th, 2015 Entries posted on “January, 2015”

Deel prices raised by 150,000 MNT at Misheel Expo


Trans. by Z.TSELMEG Tsagaan Sar begins on Feb 18, the first day of the Lunar New Year. Mongolians are busy with preparations for serving fat-tailed lamb, steamed dumplings, and food and dairy products for Tsagaan Sar. Every year, primary producers organize an exhibition to showcase domestically made products and sell them. Producers and retailers earn [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Has the government ignored the meat sector?


Trans. by B.DULGUUN Many Mongolians were shocked to see headlines reading “Atar Urgoo Bakery to sell half loaves of bread” and “Number of people staving off hunger with dog meat increases”. Another surprise is awaiting meat-loving Mongolians, as meat companies have begun preparing to sell smaller sized packages of meat at 200 to 250 grams. [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

A nostalgic reunion


By B.NARANTUYA Graduates of the Vasily Surikov Moscow State Academic Art Institute are presenting a joint exhibition called “We are Surikovs”. The exhibition is on view at the Union of Mongolian Artists through February 7. About 80 paintings by 20 artists are presented in the exhibition. The opening ceremony was held on January 29, attended [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Artist N.Erdenebayar takes Grand Prix at International Manga Awards


By B.BAATAR Head of the Nuudliin Zurga Uguulemj Foundation, and writer and painter of children’s comic books N.Erdenebayar claimed the Grand Prix from the International Manga Award competition with his comic book titled “Bumbardai Went For Dry Dung”. The Japanese Foreign Minister will present the prize to N.Erdenebayar in Tokyo, Japan, on February 12. “Bumbardai [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

B.Munkhzaya qualifies for Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Games


By B.TUNGALAG The 15th Asian Marathon Championship was held in Hong Kong on January 25. Mongolian runner J.Olonbayar came in third, completing more than 42 km men’s marathon in a time of 2:22:49. J.Olonbayar raced against runners from 11 other countries. Athlete of Aldar Sports Committee, International Sports Master B.Munkhzaya won fourth place in the [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Kh.Purevdagva: The country that works and contributes most will get a better share of Antarctica’s resources

antarktid 01

Trans. by B.DULGUUN Countries all around the world are increasing research work in Antarctica ito gain more influence on the icy continent and in search for a new permanent place to live in the future. Mongolia is also taking part in this competition and striving towards making significant contributions. The seventh Mongolian to visit Antarctica, [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar hospitals end up as office buildings


Trans. by B.NARANTUYA There are two buildings in the city center that are fully able to serve for more than 100,000 people and over 30,000 specialized state workers. Sadly, these buildings haven’t run its main activities since its construction five years ago. Originally, the building was planned to be a polyclinic hospital dedicated for specialized [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mongolia’s dark days of Stalinist repression on display

Portrait of Surmaajav, Permanent Member of the MPRP’s Central Committee Council and Chief of the Central Statistical Authority

By Allyson Seaborn The murder of tens of thousands of Mongolians by communist leaders from the 1930’s to the mid 1950’s was chronicled by a Mongolian woman named Tserendulam, who opened the humble Victims of Political Persecution Memorial Museum in Ulaanbaatar in 1992. She did this partially in remembrance of her father, former Prime Minister [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mega Project Development Forum held


By Ch.KHALIUN Yesterday, the Mega Project Development Forum was organized with the government’s support. A megaproject is a project that requires investment of more than one billion USD, has many participants, is at the center of public attention, and requires solutions for the project’s location and infrastructure. The government is placing high priority on megaprojects [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Local journalists to self-regulate Mongolian media


By M.ZOLJARGAL The Press Council of Mongolia has been recently formed with the aim to self-regulate the local media without dependence to any political or business parties. Its 45 official members held their first meeting with the public on Wednesday and introduced the aim and function of the council, which are to ensure press freedom, [...]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Recently Commented

  • Oyun: www.theblueeconomy.org
  • Honheree: It is a sad and awful sight to see so many animals dead from dzuds. These have happened in the past and since 2004 there have...
  • Harvey Dent: Mongolia does not get 476,000 tourists a year. Its gets 476,000 arrivals, most of these are Chinese construction workers....
  • Honheree: It is good but unusual that a Mongolian is so forthright. I am D. Ganbold will be criticised by Mongolians for telling the...
  • Honheree: Be thankful Mongolia is so cheap. In USA lamb in stores costs 69,281 MNT /kg and sirloin which is cheaper cut of beef is...