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National Girls’ and Women’s Futsal Championship concludes

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian Football Federation (MFF) held the National Girls’ and Women’s Futsal Championship from December 14 to 19. The championship was held among 33 teams in five age categories: U-11, U-13, U-15, U-17, and above 18. Teams from Darkhan-Uul, Arkhangai and Uvurkhangai Provinces participated in the championship. Four girls’ team competed in the [...]

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

A.Gantulga speaks about the impacts of ending mortgage loans

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Commercial banks stopped the issuance of the eight percent interest mortgage loan following a decision by the Constitutional Court last week. Many people applying for this loan were alarmed by the sudden decision. In particular, the decision caused many problems for people who wanted to buy an apartment in Buyant-Ukhaa 2 residential [...]

December 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Construction Ministry to launch 10 percent down low interest mortgage loan

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By Ch.KHALIUN On Monday, the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development and Golomt Bank signed a memorandum on issuing an eight percent mortgage loan with a required 10 percent down payment. Prior to the decision of the Cabinet to reduce the down payment to 10 percent for real estate purchases, borrowers were required to pay [...]

December 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Childcare instructors start training

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By M.OYUNGEREL In relation to the Childcare Service Law, instructors who will prepare childcare providers have started their training on December 21. A total of 300 people from 21 provinces are being trained as childcare instructors. They will be teaching five topics, children’s rights, hygiene and health, nutrition, support for development and methods of caring [...]

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

Cabinet in favor of a new bill on tourism

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By E.OYUNDARI On Monday, Cabinet ministers discussed a draft of a new bill on tourism and approved it on the condition of including suggestions and views shared by ministers. Minister of Nature Environment, Green Development and Tourism N.Battsereg was assigned with developing the bill and bringing it to Cabinet for discussion. The Law on Tourism [...]

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

Japan to build Mongolia’s first-ever university hospital

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By E.OYUNDARI Mongolia will soon have its first university hospital, part of the campus of Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS), made possible by grant aid from the Government of Japan. On December 22, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary from Japan to Mongolia Takenori Shimizu, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Mutsumi Sato, [...]

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

Corporate Social Responsibility Breakfast Series launched in Ulaanbaatar

By Michelle Borok The first of a series of breakfast meetings to discuss corporate social responsibility (CSR) was held on December 9, organized by The Veloo Foundation and its volunteers and Success Bridge Consulting. The breakfast series was attended by local organizations which either have an established CSR practice or are starting to implement one. [...]

December 21st, 2015 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Letter from Mount Fuji

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A snow-capped, gallant blue mountain stands approximately 100 kilometers to the southwest of Tokyo. This is the 3,775-meter-high beautiful Mount Fuji – the most unique symbol of Japan and the most highly respected and beloved mountain of the Japanese people. A view from the peak of Mount Fuji lets you see the Land of the [...]

December 21st, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Khusugtun folk group performs in five countries

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By B.BAATAR Runner-up of the “Asia’s Got Talent” show Khusugtun Mongolian folk group performed in Singapore, Jakarta, Canberra, Hanoi, Vientiane and Sydney through a cultural promotion program. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia is aiming to promote Mongolia throughout the world. The ministry cooperated with Mongolian embassies in Singapore, Jakarta, Canberra, Hanoi and Vientiane, [...]

December 21st, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia claims 26 medals at World Memory Championship

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By B.TUNGALAG Twenty Mongolian mind sports athletes won a total of 26 medals at the 24th World Memory Championships, which took place in Chengdu, China, from December 16 to 18. Mongolian memory athletes have smashed world records in five categories at the event. Grandmaster G.Tsogbadrakh broke the world record in the speed numbers category in [...]

December 21st, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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