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Open Family Day held at MFF football field

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By B.DULGUUN The Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) invited children, parents, and anyone interested in football or aspiring towards becoming a professional football player to join their Football-Family Day event, organized last Saturday at the MFF football field. This event is one of many initiatives the MFF is taking within the scope of its development policy. [...]

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

Inevitable Democratic Revolution


  By Batbayar “Baabar” Bat-Erdene Trans.by Dr. Altangerel Alimaa, @altanalim B.Batbayar, better known as Baabar, is a well respected columnist and political commentator in Mongolia. He is one of the founding members of the democratic movement, and later, the Democratic Party of Mongolia. Baabar received the state’s highest honor for his work in Mongolian history. [...]

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

Tuv Province residents to gather fodder for local herders

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By M.OYUNGEREL Due to drought in most provinces this summer, the Tuv Province Governor’s Office has required every province resident above the age of 20 to prepare 20 kilograms of hay for distribution to herders in the province to overcome the winter. Tuv Province has 15,000 bales of hay that were prepared last year. According [...]

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

City authorities sign seven concession agreements for new public projects

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Authorities of the City of Ulaanbaatar and companies executing seven new public projects signed memorandums of understanding on Friday to proceed with concession agreements. Under state policy for public and private partnership (PPP) established in 2009 and the Law on Concession adopted in 2010, analysts say a favorable environment was created for upgrading PPP by [...]

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

E.Purevjav sets new mind sports world record

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By B.DULGUUN Mongolian youth have successfully competed in the First Asia Memory Championship and Third Hong Kong Championship in Hong Kong, from August 22 to 23, with a new world record being set by E.Purevjav. The championship had a total of ten categories. In the first five categories, the national mind sports team of 20 [...]

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

Time to improve our forgotten museums


Translated by E.Dari Even though the museum door is open, it is really cold inside. When one speaks a little louder, voices echo against empty walls. During the summer our museums are almost empty, aside from a few tourists followed by a tour guide. Museum staff learn about the current standards for museums by attending [...]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Bringing the wind from the steppe


By M.OYUNGEREL “Steppe Wind”, a group exhibition by four family members, Sh.Tumurbaatar, T.Batbaatar, T.Oyu-Erdene, and G.Tuvshinbat, is being presented at the Union of Mongolian Artists’ Art Gallery, across the street from Chinggis Square. The exhibitions consist of 52 works, most of which are mixed media. Works by Sh.Tumurbaatar display the serene beauty of his home, [...]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolian nominated for best actress at the London Short Film Awards


By B.BAATAR Director B.Chinguun is competing in the London Short film Awards with the short film “A Family Portrait”, which has earned a nomination in the best actress category. The film was produced by Aurora Films, and is about family violence and the sadness of children behind locked doors. The 11-year-old actress U.Tsasjin was cast [...]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Claudia Bokel: I thought this match would be easy for me


By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian Fencing Federation organized a fencing exhibition match between 2001 world champion Claudia Bokel and actor B.Amarsaikhan on August 19, at Tsonjin Boldog, within the frames of Asian U-23 Fencing Championship. Fencer Claudia Bokel and actor B.Amarsaikhan fought for nine minutes and drew, 8:8. B.Amarsaikhan said, “I tried so hard. I wore [...]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

MP M.Batchimeg: It’s only right for Parliament to disband early

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Member of Parliament M.Batchimeg talks about timely issues in the following interview.   President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj decided to lay a partial veto on the newly adopted Amnesty Law. What is your position on the President’s decision? Two important laws were discussed and approved during the recent irregular parliamentary session. They are [...]

August 20th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

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