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Khan Resources chairman’s death was not murder, says police

By B.DULGUUN The General Police Department made a statement about the death of James Doak, former chairman of Canadian uranium miner Khan Resources Inc. The timing of his deathstirred various suspicions in international media. The Mongolian Police made a statement to clear up the rumors. “According to an investigation at the scene of crime, no [...]

April 28th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mongolia’s abstract budget and the IMF

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The public budget is a mirror that reflects how well a government is running the country. It has been 15 years since the capabilities of Mongolian governments were weakened due to unqualified individuals sneaking into the government and repeatedly making significant changes to an approved budget using the fancy word “amendment”. Led by their greed [...]

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

Mongolian boxers win seven medals at Indonesian President’s Cup


By B.ODONTUYA Mongolia’s boxing team won two gold, two silver and three bronze medals at the 22nd President’s Cup last week. The tournament, which attracted over 160 boxers from 19 countries, was held in Palembang in Indonesia from April 19 to 25. The Mongolian team was coached by D.Batsuren and B.Enkhtaivan. Boxers E.Tsendbaatar (men’s 56 [...]

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

Exhibition to mark Zanabazar’s 380th birthday

Zanabazar's ''Green Tara''

By B.NARANTUYA An exhibition dedicated to the 380th birthday of Undur Gegeen Zanabazar is set to be unveiled soon. Through the Friendly Ulaanbaatar Program of the Ulaanbaatar Mayor, the exhibition will feature artifacts and art works of Zanabazar from his personal workshop. During the excavation and research of the Saridag monastery, approximately 1,300 artifacts connected [...]

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

L.Purevsuren: There are economic difficulties in opening an embassy


Trans. by B.DULGUUN President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj announced to host the 11th ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government (ASEM 11) in 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, during the final press conference of the 10th ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government, held in Milan, Italy on October 16 and 17, 2014. The following is [...]

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

Russia wants more cooperation in the energy sector


By Ch.KHALIUN At a meeting with Energy Minister D.Zorigt held on Friday, Russian Ambassador to Mongolia Iskander Azizov conveyed the willingness of Russian companies to cooperate with Mongolia in the energy sector. Beginning the meeting, the Ambassador introduced Biotek Company, a Russian energy company that has processed a modern system of producing energy. He said [...]

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

Trial of bus pass readers underway


By M.ZOLJARGAL The Ulaanbaatar Auto Road Authority (UARA) started running trials of their new bus pass readers last week, with a plan to shift to an electronic ticketing system by July. The pass readers are now installed in 20 buses and 10 trolleybuses belonging to three different state-owned bus operators so far. Passengers will pay [...]

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

Mongolia and Belarus to develop cooperation in transport and logistics

Consulative meeting of Mongolia and Belarus Foregn Ministries

By E.OYUNDARI A consultative meeting between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Republic of Belarus was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia on Saturday, where the sides discussed a wide range of issues related to the development of bilateral relations, including the exchange of high-level visits; the expansion of [...]

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

Prime Minister to enforce new media program

ch.saikhanbileg giving a speech in front of mongolian journalists

By B.DULGUUN Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg participated in “Civil Rights to Know”, a meeting with 100 journalists, which was held at the Citizens’ Hall of the State House last Friday. The Prime Minister announced the approval of a program to increase information access for people in the provinces, gathering radio, television and newspaper journalists from 21 [...]

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

Men born with debt

Soldiers marching

By B.KHASH-ERDENE Last week I received my military draft notice. And to make things perfectly clear, I did not enlist in the military, nor do I have any desire to “serve” my country in this particular capacity. Draft notices are sent to every able-bodied man over the age of 18 in Mongolia every year, as [...]

April 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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