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Univision subscribers oppose new plan limitations

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By B.DULGUUN Mongolia’s first triple-play telecommunications service provider, Univision,has received harsh criticism from its hundreds of thousands of subscribers after announcing that it would restrict internet usage starting from February 1, 2016. A group of subscriber representatives held a press conference on Monday to express their discontent with Univision’s service and change in policy, and [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘Metamorphosis’

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By M.OYUNGEREL J.Anunaran presents mixed media works of self-discovery and narrates ideas about beauty and fate in her fourth solo exhibition, “Metamorphosis”, which is open through February 20 at 976 Art Gallery. Anunaran graduated from the Fine Arts Institute at Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture in 2009. She has master’s and doctoral degrees [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Director B.Tamir speaks about his new film ‘18 Years Old’

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By B.TUNGALAG Fantastic Production started shooting its next film “18 Years Old”. Below is an interview with the director of the film, B.Tamir.  We heard that you are working on a new film. Can you tell us about the project? It is Fantastic Production’s fourth film. “18 Years Old” film’s script was written by R.Erkhemburen [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

D.Jargalsaikhan becomes Honorary Doctor of kazakh academy

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By B.TUNGALAG Secretary-general of the Mongolian Student Sports Federation Dr. D.Jargalsaikhan received an Honorary Doctor’s degree from the Kazakh Academy of Sports and Tourism last Friday. D.Jargalsaikhan also received a State Honored Coach title from the government of Mongolia in December 2015. A celebratory even in honor of D.Jargalsaikhan took place on Friday. Over 150 [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Customs and tax departments integrate to ‘improve transparency’

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN Deputy Minister of Finance S.Purev has been working as acting head of the recently integrated General Customs and Taxation Office. He gave an interview explaining why the two organizations had to integrate and how it will impact Mongolia.  Some people criticized that merging the General Customs Office with the General Department of [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Over 40 activities planned to attract tourists in 2016

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By B.DAVAASUREN The National Statistics Office reported that the number of foreign tourists that visited Mongolia reached 317,000 as of September 2015, which is a 0.4 percent increase compared to the previous year. Experts underlined the need to improve the overall quality of products and services in the tourism industry to attract more tourists. The [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Mining Minister speaks about policy and plans for gold mining in 2016

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By B.KHASH-ERDENE The following is an interview with Mining Minister R.Jigjid about gold mining and Gatsuurt. Talks on issuing loans to gold mining companies started two years ago, but no progress has been made so far. Gold miners are still waiting. When will the government address this issue? The government made a decision during the [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Secondary schools equipped with science laboratories

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By M.OYUNGEREL The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (MECS) opened science laboratories at 200 secondary schools in Ulaanbaatar with a grant from China on January 21. Education Minister L.Gantumur asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to support the laboratory project to promote independent study skills and encourage experimentation among young people, during Xi Jinping visit [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Mongolia and Hungary relations strengthened with the visit of Prime Minister Viktor Orban

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By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban arrived in Ulaanbaatar on January 24 for a three-day official visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg. Orban held talks with his Mongolian counterpart to discuss cooperation opportunities, and called on President Ts.Elbegdorj and Speaker of Parliament Z.Enkhbold. During the Hungarian Premier’s visit, Hungarian and Mongolian [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Scientists and policymakers meet to discuss solutions for air pollution

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By M.OYUNGEREL The international Effects of Air Pollution on Children’s Health conference took place in Ulaanbaatar to host discussions on solutions and methods to decrease the negative effects of air pollution on infant and children’s health. The conference was organized under the auspices of the Speaker of the Parliament at Shangri-La Hotel, on January 25 [...]

January 27th, 2016 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

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