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The public’s voice falls on deaf ears

By B.KHASH-ERDENE The Chair of Transparency International sent a letter to Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg and Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold asking them to reject the Amnesty Law on Wednesday. “Transparency International is writing to respectfully ask that you reject the proposed Amnesty Law and amendments to the code of criminal procedure, and to express our deep [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Mongolian dancers win six gold cups at IMDE

The Mongol Tuurgatan International Dance Festival (IMDE) took place in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, from October 23 to 28. Mongolian dancers of the National Song and Dance Ensemble participated in the competition and won six gold cups out of nine.   J.Mendbayar composed the music for the performances of the Mongolian dancers. The contemporary Mongolian dance [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

DMU secures gold at Junior Football Tournament

By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian junior football team DMU won a gold medal and Deren team captured a bronze medal at the Junior Football Tournament, which took place Hohhot, Inner Mongolia from October 23 to 27. DMU defeated Ordos of Inner Mongolia 3:2, Bugat 7:1 and Kharaatsai 2:0 in the Zone A matches. In the semi-final, DMU [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Ts.Davaasuren: Cutting budget through politicized and populist method is wrong

Trans. by B.DULGUUN The following is an interview with independent Member of Parliament Ts.Davaasuren regarding timely issues related to 2015 budget amendment and 2016 budget projections.   Parliament had already finished discussing budget amendments by October last year. This year’s budget has become troublesome, with several additional amendments. Can you comment on this?   Economic [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Parliament reviews 2015 budget amendments with political parties weighing in

By E.OYUNDARI A joint meeting of political parties in Parliament was held on Wednesday, where Members of Parliament held discussions on amendments to the 2015 budget and political parties introduced their requests and conclusions on the amendments. DP: We support the initiative to deduct the salaries of politicians by 30 percent Following discussions of amendments [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar celebrates its 376th anniversary looking back at city development projects

By Ch.KHALIUN Ulaanbaatarians are celebrating the 376th anniversary of the city, looking specifically at recent projects carried out for the city’s development. Some citizens say they are satisfied that a new team for solutions led by Governor E.Bat-Uul has successfully conducted many development projects in past three years. Over the past three years, over 100 [...]

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MPP addresses mining sector development with scientists at national forum

By Ch.KHALIUN From October 26 to 30, the Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) organized the national forum We Together, at the Independence Palace, to exchange views on problems faced by the mining sector and looking for solutions along with the sector’s specialists and academics. Chairman of the MPP M.Enkhbold presented opening remarks at the forum. Following [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Dornod residents demonstrate against Khalkh Gol free trade zone

By M.OYUNGEREL On October 28, Dornod Province residents and the National Labor Party demonstrated against government decree No.75 to establish a free trade zone in Khalkh Gol soum, at Chinggis Square. The decree approved the use of 500,000 hectares of land in the Khalkh Gol river basin for an agricultural free zone. The National Labor [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Preparation for ASEM 2016 underway

By E.OYUNDARI At the regular meeting of the national council organizing the 2016 Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit, chaired by Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg, council members discussed financing for transportation and communications during ASEM, as well as preparation for the airport to receive foreign delegates. As of the first ten months of 2015, partial construction at [...]

October 29th, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Long-awaited Amnesty Law amendment approved

By B.OCHIRJAMAA An amendment to the Amnesty Law has been overwhelmingly approved with 91.2 percent of the vote during yesterday’s parliamentary session. The revised law came into force immediately after its approval. Some 1,700 prisoners who’ve been awaiting adoption of the Amnesty Law, will be released from prison. The new legislation does not include bribery, [...]

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