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Editor-in-Chief of Mongolian Mining Journal found dead

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By M.OYUNGEREL Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Mongolian Mining Journal Bolormaa Luntan was found dead in her apartment on November 21. Her passing is a great loss for Mongolian journalism. The reasons for her death remain unknown. “We don’t know if her death was linked to outside factors. It’s early to start talking about the causes. [...]

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

Volunteerism in Mongolia

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It is said that success is ultimately measured by what you have done for others rather than for yourself. In this sense, how successful are Mongolians? What are we doing for others without being asked to? How are we volunteering? How many people have you helped without thinking of your own personal interests and not [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Goyol 2016 fashion show to launch on Thursday

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolia’s biggest fashion festival, Goyol, is set to take place from November 26 to 30. The Mongolian Designers’ Association and Shilmel Zagvar Fashion Center are organizing the 28th Goyol Festival. As is tradition, designers and fashion houses participating in the festival will introduce their designs from November 26 to 28. The festival’s design [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

D.Sumiya and N.Tuvshinbayar grab gold medals at Qingdao Judo Grand Prix 2015

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By B.TUNGALAG International Sports Master D.Sumiya won a gold medal in the women’s 57 kg event of the Qingdao Judo Grand Prix 2015 Olympic qualification tournament, held in China from November 20 to 22. D.Sumiya fought judokas from Turkmenistan and Japan in the Group A preliminary matches. In the semi-final, she defeated Sabrina Filzmoser with [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Z.Enkhbold: The State budget deficit will be eliminated in 2017

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN The following is an interview with Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold about issues related to constitutional amendments and the newly approved state budget for 2016. What changes are politicians discussing for the Constitution? I conducted an open poll for 24 hours to see if the public supported or opposed the initiative to amend [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

New U.S. Ambassador hopes to enhance U.S. and Mongolian commercial relationships

By G.ENEREL Jennifer Zimdahl Galt, the new U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, gave remarks about the U.S. Embassy’s plans to enhance commercial relationships between the two countries during a welcome reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia (AmCham). AmCham organized the reception for Ambassador Galt, the newly sworn-in U.S Ambassador to Mongolia, on [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

30 million USD to be invested in Mongolia’s renewable energy sector

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By Ch.KHALIUN A Mongolian delegation led by State Secretary of the Ministry of Energy D.Delgertsogt attended the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP) Sub-Committee Meeting, held on November 11 in Washington, D.C., where it was decided that 30 million USD would be granted for supporting renewable energy in Mongolia. Mongolia and [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Unofficial waste collection sites shut down

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By M.OYUNGEREL Unofficial waste collection sites in residential areas in Sukhbaatar District were shut down during the city’s winter preparation program. Waste management companies were ordered by the General Manager of Ulaanbaatar to clear the dump sites. Altan Dornyn Khuch Company cleared the waste collection site south of Secondary School No. 11 in the fifth [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

MIT to conduct pilot program in Mongolia

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By E.OYUNDARI Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced on November 20 their plans to launch a pilot program in Mongolia that will include initiatives in faculty development, urban planning, and entrepreneurship. MIT President L. Rafael Reif and the Mongolian Minister for Education, Culture, and Science L.Gantumur signed an agreement on the pilot program Wednesday morning [...]

November 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Cash and grab culture?

Submitted by James Mccourtney At 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning [November 8], I and my Mongolian co-workers arrived back in Ulaanbaatar after a working visit to Umungovi. As we were exiting the bus, we were aggressively accosted by about six half-drunk “taxi drivers”. They were almost fighting with each other, and at one point one of [...]

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

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