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Problems with draft law on labor

By B.KHASH-ERDENE Minister of Labor S.Chinzorig submitted a revised draft law on labor to Parliament last week. He gave an interview shortly afterwards to clarify why a revision was required and providing details on the new law. What stuck out to me in the Minister’s interview was how the new law on labor gives the [...]

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

Pop art illustration in Mongolia

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By M.OYUNGEREL Artist M. Temuujin is releasing the first-ever pop art illustration exhibition in Mongolia. The exhibition, his first solo endeavor, will be presented from June 21 until June 27, at Sant-Asar Chillhouse, south of Store no.50. Temuujin graduated from Rajhiv Gandhi Polytechnic College of Production and Arts in ceramics in 2010. He majored as [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Contortionist O.Tsetseglen to organize solo performance

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By B.BAATAR Contortionist of the Mongolian State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet, and head of Mongoljingoo Contortion’s Convention O.Tsetseglen will present a solo performance titled “Gathering of Snakes” on July 4. Below is a brief interview with O.Tsetseglen. Contortionists are as flexible as snakes. Is that why you named the performance “Gathering of Snakes”? [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

E.Davaakhuu sets new state record

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By B.TUNGALAG The State Shooting Championship was held in Darkhan-Uul Province from June 20 to 23. On Day 3 of the tournament, shooter of Aldar Sports Committee and International Sports Master E.Davaakhuu, who competed in the men’s category, won a gold medal after scoring 585 points, breaking the national record. E.Davaakhuu was followed by E.Badamgarav [...]

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

D.Jargalsaikhan: People shouldn’t be punished for thinking differently and speaking differently

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN  There’s only one person in Mongolia who exchanged his career as a leading economist and banker for becoming an independent journalist and lector: D.Jargalsaikhan. He’s been awarded with many monikers, including Jargalsaikhan of De Facto Talk Show among viewers and the public, and as economist Jargalsaikhan among businessmen. The following is an [...]

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

Mongolia’s demand for vegetable oil to be supplied domestically

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Mind-Tech LLC opened Mongolia’s first fully automated, high capacity oil seed processing plant in Bayangol soum of Selenge Province last Friday, enabling Mongolia to fully meet domestic needs for vegetable oil. The production of rapeseed oil, which the company says lowers cholesterol levels, has begun under the brand name “Orgikh”. The oil [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

MP L.Erdenechimeg: TT negotiations can’t be moved forward

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By Ch.KHALIUN On Monday, MP L.Erdenechimeg, chairing the working group in charge of concluding the Tavan Tolgoi negotiations, made a statement at the Government House, announcing that TT negotiations can’t be moved forward. Last week, she visited Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi Company in Umnugovi’s Tsogttsetsii soum. As of today, the company is storing 2.3 tons of [...]

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

Truck crashes in road collapse

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A road behind Dragon Bus Terminal collapsed at around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, when a heavy-duty truck was passing. The truck was carrying 40 tons of wheat when the accident occurred. It flipped over, but the driver didn’t receive any major injuries, according to Songinokhairkhan District Police Department. “The driver went to see [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Mongolia and EEC sign memorandum on trade and economic cooperation

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By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister of Mongolia Ch.Saikhanbileg and the Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Board Victor Khristenko signed a memorandum on cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Government of Mongolia on June 17, in Moscow. The goal of the signed document is to promote the development of comprehensive cooperation between the [...]

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

Mongolian baritone claims Audience Prize in BBC opera singing competition

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia’s State Honored Artist E.Amartuvshin, who beat over 300 opera singers to qualify as one of the finalists of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, won the Audience Prize on Sunday night. The competition takes place every two years and it was his first time competing in it. He was named as one [...]

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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