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Corruption will not be diminished in Mongolia until 2020


In 2015, Mongolia had a score of 39 out of 100 on the corruption index published by Transparency International, and was ranked 72nd among 168 countries. Our southern neighbor was in 84th place with a score of 37, whereas our neighbor to the north scored 29 and was ranked 119th. Denmark scored highest with 91 [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Mongolian designer showcases cashmere designs at Scoop London 2016


Mongolian-born designer J.Mandkhai participated in contemporary fashion trade show Scoop London 2016, which took place at Saatchi Gallery in London, from February 21 to 23. J.Mandkhai is becoming very popular for her cashmere designs in London, where she lives. She established Mandkhai Cashmere in 2014, and made her designs using Mongolian cashmere. J.Mandkhai said she [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Junior athletes travel around Japan


By B.TUNGALAG Within the frames of the Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths Program (JENESYS), 17 Mongolian junior athletes traveled around Japan from February 15 to 23. During their travel, the athletes were introduced to the preparation work for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games, and visited the arena that hosted Nagano [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

S.Tugs: Mongolian technology should remain in Mongolia


Trans. by B.DULGUUN Advisor to the Minister of Industry and Ph.D. in technology management S.Tugs participated in the Appropriate Technology Competition 2015, organized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Intellectual Property Offices of Mongolia and South Korea last year. Under the Appropriate Technology Competition theme “Innovative Solutions for Everyday Life”, she created a [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Economists review political and economic conditions of Mongolia

During the AmCham meeting with industry experts and analysts

By B.KHASH-ERDENE The focus of the American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia’s (AmCham) February Monthly Meeting held last week was Mongolia’s current economy, politics, and business environment. Economists, business delegates, and analysts discussed Mongolia’s current economic issues, political environment before the election, and factors that will impact private business operators, during the meeting. Economist and [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Mongolian engineers create a residential hybrid energy system


By M.OYUNGEREL Mongolian engineers at Organic Energy Group and Green City Association announced on February 26 that they have created a  hybrid energy system that increases residential energy efficiency. Organic Energy Group and Green City Association started creating the system last June to decrease the use of coal, save on residential energy expenses, and decrease air [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Mongolian parliament and Indonesian House of Reps sign MoU

MP O.Baasankhuu (right) meets Indonesian parliamentarian Hutomo Sartono (left)

By E.OYUNDARI MP O.Baasankhuu, head of the Mongolia-Indonesia inter-parliamentary group in Parliament, received Hutomo Sartono from the Indonesian House of Representatives on Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding on parliamentary cooperation. Offering the Indonesian delegates a warm welcome to Mongolia, MP O.Baasankhuu recalled that Jazilul Fawaid, a member of the Indonesia-Mongolia parliamentary group from [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Young members of the MPRP protest actions of the IAAC

Banner stating 'Stop your politically motivated operation!'

By E.OYUNDARI Members of the Democracy Justice Mongolian Youth Federation of the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) held a peaceful demonstration outside the headquarters of the Independent Authority Against Corruption (IAAC) last Friday. General Secretary of the Democracy Justice Mongolian Youth Federation P.Amar explained the reason for their demonstration, stating, “We believe that the IAAC [...]

February 28th, 2016 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Flood-affected Ulaanbaatar residents call for the Mayor’s support


Trans. by B.DULGUUN It was reported that families in the 21st khoroo of Bayanzurkh District have become affected by water flooding from nearby Dambadarjaa Spring. Residents and the media have called for the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar to pay attention to this issue and assist affected families. Around 40 families spent the winter near Dambadarjaa Spring [...]

February 26th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘Color in Silence’


By M.OYUNGEREL “Color in Silence”, a joint exhibition by 11 hearing impaired artists, opened at Best Art Gallery on February 25 and is on view until March 1. The Mongolian Arts Council and Union of Deaf Mongolian Artists worked together to organize the exhibition with support from the Canadian Embassy in Mongolia. The exhibition aims [...]

February 26th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

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