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Producer T.Narantungalag introduces ‘Why’ television program


Trans. by B.DULGUUN Mongol TV has started a new social and cultural television program, “Why”, to compare Mongolia with the USA, and highlight some US development solutions and ideas which can be introduced in Mongolia. The new TV program hopes to inspire Mongolians to make changes to the society through 52 short episodes. The first [...]

December 25th, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Yokozuna Harumafuji opens exhibition in Tokyo


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG The 70th Yokozuna (Grand Champion) of professional sumo Harumafuji D.Byambadorj and artist S.Zayasaikhan jointly launched an exhibition titled “Two World” at Nichido Contemporary Art Gallery in Tokyo on December 23. Harumafuji D.Byambadorj announced an auction among art lovers. The profit from the auction will be donated for medical assistance for children in [...]

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

Baganuur Power Plant construction commences


By Ch.KHALIUN A construction commencement ceremony took place at the site of the 700 megawatt Baganuur Power Plant on Wednesday, in the presence of Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg and other government officials. Presenting the opening remarks at the ceremony, Ch.Saikhanbileg said, “Mongolia is going to build its first power station based on a mine. The government [...]

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

World Mongolia Green Coalition demands resignation of Mining Minister R.Jigjid


By M.OYUNGEREL World Mongolia Green Coalition NGO has started demonstrating last Monday at Chinggis Square with signs stating “Let’s save our Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and Onon River”. The NGO believes that approving mining licenses in the Onon River basin in Batshireet soum, Khentii Province violates the Law on Prohibition of Mining Activities in Forests, Rivers [...]

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

Mongolia and Iran to boost ties


By E.OYUNDARI Iran and Mongolia have expressed willingness to develop bilateral relations in different fields, including energy and agriculture. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia L.Purevsuren has paid an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran on December 23 and 24, at the invitation Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran. Speaking at [...]

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

Helicopter crash leaves one dead and 10 injured in Nalaikh


  By M.OYUNGEREL A Mil Mi-8 helicopter belonging to Mongolian Armed Forces Unit 337 crashed on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. in Nalaikh District during a scheduled night-time military drill, killing one person and injuring 10 others. The helicopter crashed from an altitude of 310 meters and landed on its side five kilometers southwest of [...]

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

Cultural Heritage Program launched at the American Center for Mongolian Studies

By Michelle Borok The American Center for Mongolian Studies has launched the Cultural Heritage Program (CHP) in Ulaanbaatar, with support from the Henry Luce Foundation in the USA. The program will host several fellows each year in the area of cultural heritage in Mongolia. Researchers will support the documentation and preservation of both tangible and [...]

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

Food safety: The nation’s silent killer


By Ch.KHALIUN Recently, doctors report more and more cases of cancer being diagnosed among the nation’s younger population. According to some statistics from the World Health Organzation (WHO), Mongolia is leading in diagnoses of liver, stomach, and esophageal cancers. But what are the causes of these cancers? The WHO believes that the cause of cancer [...]

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

Lost children of Ulaanbaatar


By M.OYUNGEREL “Lost Children of Heaven II”, a group exhibition, is on view at 976 Art Gallery through January 15. Aiming to raise public awareness through art, the exhibition is being organized for the second time by the Mongolian Contemporary Art Support Association and the Embassy of the United States in Ulaanbaatar. When it was [...]

December 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

State Honored Artist G.Ariunbaatar appointed a Cultural Ambassador


By B.TUNGALAG Grand Prix Winner of the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition G.Ariunbaatar was appointed a Cultural Ambassador during his Mongol Classic II concert performed on December 19, at the Central Cultural Palace. During Mongol Classic II, Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold presented the vocalist with a certificate for his title as one of Mongolia’s Cultural Ambassadors, [...]

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

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