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Amateur Bowling Championship concludes

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Association of Mongolian Bowling Amateurs held a bowling tournament among its members, on the occasion of its seventh anniversary. A total of 12 teams competed in the first round, and four were eliminated. The second round had fierce competition among the eight teams that qualified. Teams headed by Sh.Gerlee and S.Batzorig faced [...]

March 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Ganbat: Currency rate will tell if the government is doing well


Trans. by B.DULGUUN This is an interview with Member of Parliament and Chairman of the Standing Committee on Legal Affairs D.Ganbat, about recent political events and issues. During parliamentary recess, what kind of projects have you completed? I met with people in our district. Livestock  are delivering their offspring in provincial areas, so workload has [...]

March 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Thermal Power Station IV project finalized

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By Ch.KHALIUN The project to expand the capacity of Thermal Power Station (TPS) IV by 123 megawatts was successfully implemented, and its adjustment work is now finished, connecting it to the central power system. On Friday, a key presentation ceremony took place in the presence of Minister of Energy U.Purevbaatar, Russian Ambassador to Mongolia Iskander [...]

March 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Prime Minister calls on regulatory and enforcement organizations to act with consistency

Prime Minister requests regulatory agencies and organisations to work for better consistency

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg called on regulatory agencies and organizations to work towards better consistency in their operations, pointing out problematic issues in his weekly address last Wednesday. “The world should be open to a Mongolian person and Mongolia should be open to the world’s people. There are many incidents of anyone who is [...]

March 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

B.Batbold: Tow truck companies will pay additional taxes

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Trans. by B.NARANTUYA To reduce traffic congestion, the capital city decided to tow vehicles that park in the first lanes of roads. Recently, related officials have started talking about making changes to the regulation. The following is an interview with the Director of the Traffic Management Department of Ulaanbaatar, Colonel B.Batbold, about these issues.  Taxing [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Let’s cultivate instead of dig

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Globally, for many years, Mongolia has been reported as a country with no other assets apart from its underground resources. Now that every resource that Mongolia digs up from mines has been evaluated and said to be nearly on the verge of exhaustion, many are curious to find the next source of [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘Wind From the Steppes’ exhibition opens in Seoul

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By B.TUNGALAG “Wind From the Steppes”, a photo exhibition celebrating the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and South Korea, opened in Seoul on March 18. The exhibition, co-organized by the Embassy of Mongolia in Korea and the Korea Foundation, in cooperation with the Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery, is being presented at KF [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolia loses to East Timor


By B.BAATAR The preliminary match for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place between Mongolia and East Timor, in East Timor on March 12. The Mongolian national football team lost to East Timor 4:1. The rematch between Mongolia and East Timor was held in Ulaanbaatar on March 17. East Timor beat Mongolia 1:0 in the [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Vinyl record store opens in Ulaanbaatar

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By B.TUNGALAG Dund Gol vinyl record store, which has over 1,000 vinyl records by world famous artists, bands, and composers, opened at the Children’s Book Palace of Mongolia on March 18. Owner of the store, B.Batbold, has been collecting vinyl record since 2007. Over 2,000 records are in his collection currently. Below is a brief [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ts.Erdenebat: Mongolia should improve its credibility


Trans. by B.DULGUUN The Deputy Chairman of Mongolia’s Young Presidents’ Organization and member of the organizing group of the Mongolian Economic Forum, Ts.Erdenebat, gave an interview regarding the Mongolian Economic Forum 2015, and economic issues facing Mongolian business owners. The Mongolian Economic Forum 2015 will take place from April 2 to 3. The main topic [...]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

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