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Forging new ideas through ‘Hot Stamp’


Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL T.Otgonbaatar and D.Ariunbold, teachers at Rajiv Gandhi Polytechnic College of Production and Arts, just opened their exhibition “Hot Stamp” at Best Art Gallery. This is the second ever iron art exhibition in Mongolia. In an interview with D.Ariunbold we learn more about the exhibition and its creators.  Why did you choose the [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

What if the Internet just shut down?


By Paul Sullivan Georgetown University What if the Internet just shut down? Think of the implications. Think of how much we rely on it now. The idea for something like the Internet started in the early 1960s at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Back then it was just a small kernel of an idea. It [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Mongolian Academy Awards 2015 scheduled for June 7


By B.BAATAR The highest award from the Mongolian National Film Academy, the fifth Academy Awards, is scheduled to take place at Shangri-La Hotel on June 7. Head of the Mongolian National Film Academy B.Tsogtbayar, State Honored Artist B.Baljinnyam, director Kh.Damdin and director of U Art Studio Ch.Undral held a press conference about the fifth Academy [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene promoted to ozeki


By B.TUNGALAG The Japan Sumo Association is set to promote Mongolian sumo Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene to ozeki (professional sumo’s second-highest rank) following a meeting by its board on May 27. Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene won his first championship title at the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament in Tokyo on May 24, making his promotion to ozeki feasible. Terunofuji quickly [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

‘OT’s 1.8 billion USD revenue will be spent on underground mining’

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN  The Prime Minister of Mongolia, state-owned Erdenes Oyu Tolgoi, Turquoise Hill Resources and Rio Tinto signed the “Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Development and Financing Plan” as part of the Oyu Tolgoi (OT) Project on May 18, 2015 to determine the path for the development of the underground mine at OT. The following [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

N.Davaa: The nation will develop only if Mongolian inventors work nonstop


Trans. by B.DULGUUN “Code for Green UB” is an initiative by the World Bank, Korea Green Growth Partnership, Startup Mongolia and Internews LLC to use ICT-based tools to address green development challenges in Ulaanbaatar. Within the scope of this initiative, a competition for environmentally friendly business projects was announced among inventors. Seven projects were selected [...]

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

Mongolia highlighted at Venice Biennale 2015


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG One of the most important events in the art world, La Biennale di Venezia 2015, is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year and opened its 56th International Art Exhibition, including “All the World’s Futures”. Curated by Okwui Enwezor, the exhibition is presenting 136 artists; 89 national pavilions, where Mongolia along with Grenada, [...]

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

Mongolian companies to take part in Russia-Mongolia-China highway construction


By Ch.KHALIUN Chinggis Land Development Group, the Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI), and Mongolian Road Association signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday to involve national companies in the construction of a highway connecting Altanbulag, Ulaanbaatar, and Zamiin Uud. The agreement is also focused on increasing the number of Mongolian staff hired [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Children advised to stay away from crowds during Children’s day

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The National Research Center for Communicable Diseases advised parents to refuse to take their children to crowded places during the Children’s Day in time of measles outbreak. A total of 5,500 measles cases were reported a May 21, while the number of infected people has risen to 8,247 as of Wednesday, despite ongoing [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Rights of disabled persons discussed by Parliament

Parliamentarians and representatives of the disabled persons are sharing views on the discussion

By E.OYUNDARI The Ministry of Population Development and Social Protection hosted an open discussion on a revised version of the draft law on the rights of people with disabilities, on Wednesday. The head of the ministry, S.Erdene, introduced the concept of the draft bill and representatives of disabled persons, officials, and authorities of the ministry [...]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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