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Skaters win six gold medals at World Masters Open

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian speed skating team has seized six gold medals at the 2016 US Masters National Speed Skating Championships and World Masters Speed Skating Open, held in Milwaukee, USA, from February 6 to 7. The Mongolian team comprised of International Sports Masters N.Erdenetuya, B.Sansarbileg and Ts.Baybayar. Skater N.Erdentuya raced in the women’s 500, [...]

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Coach A.Mergen apologizes on behalf of Mongolian bandy team

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN   The national bandy team returned to Mongolia last Thursday after placing fourth in the Division B of the Bandy World Championship 2016. The championship took place from January 31 to February 14 in Ulyanovsk, Russia. On the last day, the Mongolian team played against the Ukrainian team for bronze medal. However, [...]

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Light industry representatives discuss cooperation and relations

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By Ch.KHALIUN The Light Industrial Policy Coordination Department of the Industry Ministry met with representatives from unions engaged in light industry activities to discuss cooperation and relations at the Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association headquarters last Thursday. During the meeting, the parties discussed this year’s plans and exchanged views and information on regulations being processed [...]

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Bayanzurkh Mayor denies claims of beating former staff member

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By M.OYUNGEREL Bayanzurkh District Mayor D.Purevdavaa held a press conference on February 19, denying claims that he had beaten the former head of the district’s Child and Family Development Center, N.Erdene, while she was pregnant. Local news outlets reported last week that D.Purevdavaa was accused of beating his former staff member. They reported that he [...]

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Parliament dismisses head of the Constitutional Court

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By Ch.KHALIUN During the irregular parliamentary plenary session held on Friday, the Parliament voted to dismiss the Head of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia, J.Amarsanaa, with a 79.5 percent vote from MPs. On January 27, Parliament’s Legal Standing Committee approved the dismissal of the Head of the Constitutional Court, J.Amarsanaa. He was found to have [...]

February 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Domestic,Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Characters in the shadows

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By M.OYUNGEREL E.Sunderiya’s first solo endeavor, “Secret of Shadows”, portrays feelings, dreams, memories, and the inner worlds of women through shadowy figures. The exhibition is on view at Blue Moon Art Gallery through February 23. E.Sunderiya graduated from the School of Fine Arts at the Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture in 2012. The [...]

February 18th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mineral Resources Sector 2025 focuses on rural development

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By Ch.KHALIUN This year’s Mineral Resources Sector 2025 Forum took place yesterday at The Corporate Hotel, and was organized under the title “Comprehensive rural development-partnership”. The forum attendees focused on and discussed issues concerning partnership and cooperation with local residents for carrying out mining activities. They exchanged views on opportunities benefitting both sides. Forum attendees [...]

February 18th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Prime Minister calls for supporting sales for domestic producers with government policy

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By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg visited national producer SM Container Bag LLC this week, which is in its tenth year of operations, as part of his government’s effort to support the sales and distribution of domestic products. SM Container Bag LLC produces heavy duty bags, packages, and containers for household use and for the mining [...]

February 18th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Female speed skater wins Mongolia’s first winter sports medal

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By B.TUNGALAG International Sports Master B.Sumiya made Olympic history by earning Mongolia its first medal in any Winter Games, earning a gold medal at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games as part of the first mixed team skate competition bringing together young men and women from different countries. B.Sumiya’s team won the gold medal [...]

February 18th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Mountaineer B.Gangaamaa to climb Carstensz Pyramid

By B.BAATAR The first Mongolian female mountaineer to climb Mount Everest, State Honored Athlete B.Gangaamaa has announced that she will start a voyage to the highest summit of Mount Carstensz, also known as Puncak Jaya, in Indonesia. Mountaineer B.Gangaamaa noted that she would start her training next month and climb Mount Carstensz within this year. [...]

February 18th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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