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Auto mall to open in June

Scheme of the new Auto Mall

By Ch.KHALIUN The new auto complex being built at Auto Checkpoint No.22 will open on June 23, according to the Head of the complex, D.Baidrag. The second and final stage of the auto mall’s construction is expected to be finished on June 10, said Baidrag. The auto mall will have parking for over 6,000 cars [...]

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

Two steps to turning our knowledge into value

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Every economic decline we face reminds us that mineral resources must not be relied upon solely to achieve a prosperous livelihood. Although the discussion around transitioning from a traditional, resource-based economy to a knowledge based economy has long been on the table, there has not been enough work done. Firstly, the opportunity and capability to [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Winners of Saint Muse Awards announced

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By B.TUNGALAG The 12th Saint Muse Academy Awards, which selects the top artists in theater, took place from May 17 to 23. The red carpet ceremony of the festival was held at the Mongolian State Academic Drama Theater on May 23. The Saint Muse Academy was the general organizer of the awards and the Office [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia grabs two golds on Day 1 at World Judo Masters

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Two Mongolian female judokas claimed gold medals on Day 1 of the World Judo Masters Mohammed VI 2015 in Rabat, Morocco. Two male Mongolian judokas have also seized bronze medals on Saturday. The championship features top 16 rankers of their weight categories in the world every year. Mongolia was ranking second in the [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

G.Nyamdavaa: People cause 53 percent of environmental degradation

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN  The 2013 and 2014 Report on State of the Environment was released last month and was held for discussion by the Parliamentary Standing Committee. Some clarifications related to this report and Mongolia’s environmental issues were made from G.Nyamdavaa, Head of the Environment and Natural Resources Management Department at the Ministry of Environment, [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

UN launches sustainable forest management project

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The United Nations (UN) Mongolia launched a project for mainstreaming biodiversity conservation, sustainable forest management (SFM) and carbon sink enhancement into Mongolia’s productive forest landscapes on Friday. The project is funded by the Global Environment Fund (GEF), and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) is coordinating the project. UN country representative Percy [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Andrew Woodley: Oyu Tolgoi will start exploration at high grade zone this week

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By Ch.KHALIUN Mongolian Mining Journal spoke with the president and executive director of Oyu Tolgoi LLC, Andrew Woodley, regarding current issues at the company. I guess the media must be asking a lot about the underground mine. But I want to know about the open pit mine. In last week’s parliamentary session, it was said [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

President becomes Honorary Doctorate of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

President of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Mr. Korenaga Shun presents Honorary Doctorate dipoma to President Ts.Elbegdorj

President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, who visited Japan from May 20 to 25, was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate diploma by President of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Korenaga Shun in Tokyo. Expressing his honor and privilege to confer an Honorary Doctorate from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University to President Ts.Elbegdorj, Korenaga Shun said, “Founded on a vision [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Fire at sub-power station causes city-wide power out

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By B.DULGUUN A fire broke out at the Ulaanbaatar sub-power station at around 9:00 a.m. on Sunday and caused a city-wide power out. An engineer at the Ulaanbaatar Electricity Distribution Network, J.Batkhuu, was asked to clarify about the power outage. “A fire broke out at the Ulaanbaatar sub-power station. The cause of the fire is [...]

May 25th, 2015 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Please don’t leave children locked at home

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Every month, 15 children in Mongolia die because they don’t attend kindergartens and are left home without supervision, according to a Parliament member. This figure is too big for Mongolia’s relatively small population. A family nearly lost a precious child on International Day for Families, on May 15. A passerby noticed a [...]

May 21st, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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