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Mongolian-Russian school exemplifies quality education


Trans. by B.ODONTUYA I can’t deny that I had a feeling of envy when I visited the clean, cozy, and well organized Mongolian-Russian School No. 3. The pupils of the school speaking Russian as if they were native speakers and the comfortable school environment made me feel like I was not in Mongolia. School No. [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »



By B.NARANTUYA Students of the Fine Art Design School of Mongolian State University of Art and Culture (MSUAC) are presenting a group exhibition called “Metamorphosis.” The exhibition is on view at the Union of Mongolian Artists from February 26 through March 7. Teachers and students of MSUAC are participating in a project called “Mongol Citizen”, [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

E.Amartuvshin qualifies for final round of BBC singing competition


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian soloist E.Amartuvshin participated in the BBC’s Cardiff Singer of the World competition, and has qualified to become one of the contest’s 20 finalists. This year, more than 300 talented young singers from 55 countries applied to travel to Wales to represent their country. The 20 finalists were announced on February 24. BBC [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Grand Master A.Enkhtuul lands a job at Asian Chess Federation


By B.TUNGALAG  The seventh Mongolian Grand Master of Chess A.Enkhtuul said that she will be working as coach and event organizer at the Asian Chess Federation. A.Enkhtuul gave a brief interview about her new job at the Asian Chess Federation. Congratulations on receiving a job offer at the Asian Chess Federation. Thank you. The central [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Erdenebat: We’re aiming to set foundations for industrialization


Trans. by B.DULGUUN  Member of Parliament and Minister of Industry D.Erdenebat gave an interview about various industrial development issues. The government submitted a draft policy for the industrial sector. What’s been included in the draft policy?  The past 25 years have proved that Mongolia will not industrialize without initiations from the government and state. Mongolia [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Profitable businesses hidden from the state

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN A business earning nearly two million MNT a day is considered considerably profitable in Mongolia. Currently, private tow truck companies aiding the government to reduce traffic congestion are making this amount of profit. Until recently, Ulaanbaatar had only two vehicle pounds and only the Ulaanbaatar City Traffic Control Center owned a tow [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Turquoise Hill sells its remaining stake in SouthGobi Resources


By Ch.KHALIUN New York and Toronto Stock Exchange listed Turquoise Hill Resources has decided to sell its remaining stake in SouthGobi Resources (22 percent) to Novel Sunrise Investments (headquartered in China) for 17 million CAD (13.5 million USD). Turquoise Hill sold 48.7 million shares for 0.35 CAD each. The price was 31 percent lower than [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Brutal death of young child still under investigation


By M.ZOLJARGAL Social media has been reporting about the death of a four-year-old girl, who was reported dead on February 21. The girl reported was subjected to domestic violence. Bayanzurkh Police Division No.2 is currently investigating the case and has detained two suspects – the victim’s father and step mother – who the media and [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Speaker Z.Enkhbold meets Shinzo Abe

Speaker Z.Enkhbold (from left) meets Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe in Japan on Wednesday (from right)

Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament Z.Enkhbold, who is on official visit to Japan, held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, on Tuesday. Beginning the meeting, Shinzo Abe said he is satisfied with the Mongolian Speaker’s visit, which is coinciding with the 43rd anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Japan, and [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

President Ts.Elbegdorj frees former authorities of SouthGobi Sands


By Ch.KHALIUN In accordance with constitutional rights, President Ts.Elbegdorj issued a decree to pardon a number of convicts this week, including U.S. citizen Justin Kapla, citizens of the Philippines Cristobal David and Hilarion Cajucom Jr., who were convicted of tax evasion charges. President of the Philippines Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III sent a request to [...]

February 26th, 2015 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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