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Traditions spanning two millennia

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History of Tsagaan Sar By M.ZOLJARGAL Tsagaan Sar, Mongolia’s traditional new year celebration, has roots dating back 2,000 years, to the Xiongnu Empire (formed in 209 BC), whose residents are believed to be ancestors of modern Mongolians. Tsagaan Sar, which translates to White Month, is now a public holiday that is mostly celebrated as an [...]

February 24th, 2015 | Posted in Community,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

PM meets the three millionth citizen of Mongolia

Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg is holding 3 millionth citizen of Mongolia, girl Kh.Mongoljin in her home in Umnugobi

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister of Mongolia and Head of the National Council Ch.Saikhanbileg visited the three millionth citizen of Mongolia, a girl named Kh.Mongoljingoo, and handed her parents a certificate stating, “This is to certify that honored citizen Kh.Mongoljin has become the millionth citizen of Mongolia”. The girl was born to E.Khatanbold and G.Azzaya at [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Mineral sector representatives gather at Mineral Resources Sector 2025-II forum

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By Ch.KHALIUN The open forum Mineral Resources Sector 2025 – II took place on Friday at the State Palace, with the aim to advance competitiveness and transparency in the mining and oil sectors. The forum consisted of three parts: “Social and Economic Impacts of the Mining Sector” and “Sector Competitiveness” under the slogan “Mineral Resources: [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

A.Ganbold: Mongolia is pouring out over 100 million USD

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN The following is an interview with Chairman of the Board of Directors of Premium Concrete LLC A.Ganbold, about concrete producers.  Lately, many concrete suppliers and companies have been shutting down. What’s the reason for this?  I heard that over 40 companies ceased operations and put up their factories for sale. The economy [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Mongolian artists win 2nd place at Oxford International Art Fair

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian Art and Culture in London NGO selected 10 international and Mongolian artists to compete in the Oxford International Art Fair 2015. The team won second place by the visitor’s vote, combined with the decision of the jury. The Mongolian team included artists Ch.Sendem, T.Otgonbayar, Kh.Elbegzaya, L.Sarankhukhuu, L.Khasar, D.Batbileg, T.Nurmaajav, Netherlands artist Rene [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia brings 11 medals from Winter World Master Games 2015

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian senior athletes won 11 medals at the second Winter World Master Games. A team of 28 senior athletes competed in the games from Mongolia, including in the long-track skating, short track skating, and cross country skiing. International Master of Sport L.Altantsetseg won gold in three out of five women’s long track skating [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

‘Buudai’ Burmaa

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Twelve years ago the parliament issued the 23rd resolution to approve the government’s policy on food and agriculture. The goal of this policy was to bring about intensive development in agriculture and it was aimed at creating a favorable economic and business environment; improving industry efficiency and capacity; ensuring sustainable development in animal husbandry, food, [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Tsagaan Sar traditions

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By Ch.KHALIUN Since ancient times, Mongolians have celebrated Tsagaan sar (White Month or Lunar New Year) as a good omen for letting go of the negative experiences and feelings of the past. Mongolians use milk as a symbol of a mother’s pure love and offer milk to mother nature and the sky. Milk is white [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Giving to ring in the Year of the Blue Sheep

Families from the Songinokhairkan district receive boxes from project donors and volunteers

By MICHELLE BOROK Tsagaan Sar is a distinctive holiday and carries tremendous meaning for Mongolian families around the world. This Tsagaan Sar, families from around Mongolia and around the world helped make the holiday a bit more special for more than 50 families who needed an extra hand to make the holiday complete. While all [...]

February 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Everything but the ordinary

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Mongolia is participating in ITB -2015, the world’s leading travel trade show for the first time as an official partner. The government is paying attention to the necessity of bringing Mongolia to the world’s spotlight, increasing the competitiveness of Mongolia and diversifying the economy. In this exhibition, Mongolia is joining under the tagline of “Nomadic [...]

February 17th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

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