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Cabinet issues 4.2 billion MNT for study abroad scholarships

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By E.OYUNDARI Cabinet ministers decided during its recent weekly meeting to dedicate 4.2 billion MNT from the state budget to provide scholarships for 100 students admitted to study at the world’s top universities. The Ministry of Education carried out the selection of students who are eligible to study at the world’s top universities, starting in [...]

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

Two soldiers killed and 21 injured in car crash

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By M.ZOLJARGAL A vehicle collision that occurred 60 kilometers outside Ulaanbaatar last Friday left two soldiers dead and 21 injured, reported the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces. Six Zil-131 army trucks with around 20 soldiers each were returning from a field exercise when a vehicle driving into on-coming traffic hit the first truck’s [...]

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

Minister of Agriculture shares nationwide harvest estimates

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE Agriculture Minister R.Burmaa introduced the preliminary estimates for the nation’s crop harvest during Tuesday’s cabinet meeting. According to the ministry’s data, farmers will harvest 265,000 tons of wheat, 252,3000 tons of grain, 117,300 tons of potato, 75,300 tons of vegetables, 28,700 tons of oil plants, and 53,900 tons of fodder. Due to drought [...]

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

Can four Mongolian universities make the world’s top 100 by 2024?


By M.OYUNGEREL When I heard that Mongolia’s education policy for this decade included aims to transform four Mongolian universities to become ranked among the top 100 in the world, I was speechless. The government doesn’t plan to fund universities, but it expects them to reach the top 100 on their own. Our policy makers don’t [...]

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

The strength of ties between India and Mongolia

By Saikat Kumar Basu Alberta, Canada India and Mongolia have been connected through historic, social and cultural linkages and through their Buddhist lineage. Buddhism reached the Mongolian heartlands from India through Tibet, and the Mughal dynasty ruling Indian subcontinent had Mongolian ancestry. Unfortunately, India has been deeply engaged in the past in domestic politics and [...]

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

Support for Mongolia’s unemployed


By O.SHURENTSETSEG Unemployment is the state of not working. Unemployed people cannot earm money to meet their own needs and they expect support from the government. The Human Development Fund has been distributing 21,000MNT and food stamps for quite some time. This welfare policy increases the mentality of “ready money” and reduces the incentive for [...]

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

‘Color of the Mind’


By M.OYUNGEREL “Color of the Mind”, a joint exhibition by E.Amarzaya and O.Zolbootuguldur, will be on view until August 30, at Blue Moon Art Gallery. O.Zolbootuguldur and E.Amarzaya collaborated to present Mongolian culture in their own ways. There are lots of paintings and work with gers and excerpts of nomadic culture, including a representation of [...]

August 25th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolia dominates Asia Memory Championship


- Mongolians seize 37 out of 63 medals available – By B.DULGUUN The Mongolian national mind sports team topped the team results charts of the first Asia Memory Championship and third Hong Kong Championship by seizing more than half of the possible medals from the competition. The two-day championship, held in Hong Kong from August [...]

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

Potemkin villages

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In 1787, the Russian Empress Catherine II embarked on a long journey from Saint Petersburg to see the city of Novorossiysk in the Crimean Peninsula, which had been taken over from the Ottoman Empire. The empress was accompanied by her court and foreign ambassadors who wanted to see life in the Russian countryside. In order [...]

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

Ocean Grey Production to hold opening show


By B.OCHIRJAMAA Young artists from Ocean Grey Music Production are preparing to stage one of the biggest shows of the fall for its official launch. The opening show will be organized at Crocus Event Hall on Chinggis Avenue, at 7:00 pm on August 26. Ocean Grey is a professional music production company working to achieve [...]

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

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