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Sleeper bus routes will soon be available to more provinces

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By M.Zoljargal Ulaanbaatar introduced sleeper buses to its long-distance transportation service to Khuvsgul Province in early June, as part of reform bringing upgrades to the sector and plans for sleeper bus routes to be made available to more provinces. Based on the improvements and convenience the sleeper bus service offers long-distance travelers to Khuvsgul, the [...]

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

Construction Minister calls for apartment warranties of 40 to 60 years

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By Ch.KHALIUN Minister of Construction and Urban Development D.Tsogtbaatar visited construction companies to become acquainted with their labor safety, sanitation, and construction work last Friday. He reminded the companies to focus on construction quality and said that apartment warranties should be 40 to 60 years. The Minister visited the sites of Nomin Construction’s River Garden [...]

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

O.Mendsaikhan: A museum is a culture’s immunity and memory

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Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL Mongol News spoke to the director of Bogd Khan Palace Museum O.Mendsaikhan. With limited human resources and finances, their organization has the role to save, prevent, research and promote Mongolia’s memory, cultural monuments and exhibits. They have a tiny budget, but their income is ample and their staff always working over-time. As [...]

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

Mongolian art selected for APT8 banner

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By B.TUNGALAG The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) will be presented at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) in Australia, from November 21 to April 10, 2016 . Four Mongolian painters, B.Baatar­zorig, B.Nomin, D.Uuriintuya and G.Gerelkhuu, who work in the highly distinctive Mongol zurag style (Mongolian traditional [...]

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

Mongolian boxers seize five medals at Chemistry Cup

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia scored five medals from the 42nd edition of Che­miepokal Boxing Tourna­ment, also known as the Chemistry Cup, which took place in Germany. The tournament is annually held in Halle city and this year’s event challenged around 120 boxers from 19 nations. The competition concluded on Saturday. The Mongolian team won two gold, [...]

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

On the road from good neighbors to good partners

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The natural resources buried underground are a great asset for Mongolia. Another asset that does not come second in terms of its importance is our geographical location. We have always talked about many mega projects and plans, and made efforts for the last 10 years to become a bridge that links not only our two [...]

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

70 million MNT bridge fountain opens

By M.Zoljargal  The Ulaanbaatar City Mayor’s Office (UCMO) opened Mongolia’s first bridge fountain at Arslantai Guur (Lion Bridge) on Thursday.   The bridge fountain set up was completed before Naadam as part of the office’s upgrade projects for the holiday celebration.   The UCMO hopes that the bridge fountain will reduce loose dust around the [...]

July 24th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic,Entertainment | Read More »

80 percent of crops dead, 150 billion MNT buried in the ground

By B.Khash-Erdene Approximately 80 percent of Mongolia’s crops have died this summer due to extreme drought across the country, according to board member of the Mongolian Plantation Union B.Erdenebat. Though the situation has reached a critical level, the Ministry of Industry and Agriculture has yet to take action, let alone announce to the public what [...]

July 24th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics,Community,Domestic,Opinion | Read More »

‘Capital City Tax is not a strain’

Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL Ulaanbaatarians are going to start paying city taxes starting October 1. One of the most controversial laws passed at the spring session was the Capital City Tax (CCT) law. Some parliament members viewed this as an unnecessary strain on people’s lives. Especially during a recession, many say it’s not a good idea [...]

July 24th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics,Domestic | Read More »

Sh.GANTULGA: WE’RE ON THE SAME ROAD AS GREECE

Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL The following is an interview with analyst Sh.Gantulga about Mongolia’s economy and independence. What do you think about Mongolia’s status in the international world? The decision to invest in Mongolia depends solely on the conditions for investment in other countries. Our authorities have always maintained that foreign investments will just pour in [...]

July 24th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

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