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Exploring the challenges facing Mongolia’s tourism industry

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By Charlie Kitcat Some countries are lucky, their consistently warm and sunny climates draw the masses who want nothing but a sun tan and a sit-by-the-pool retreat. Some countries, like Mongolia, are not so lucky. Since the dawn of democracy, tourism has blossomed, with 55,000 visitors in 1997 rising to 476,000 in 2012. However, this [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

‘Golden Brush’

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By M.OYUNGEREL “Golden Brush”, an annual exhibition organized by the Union of Young Artists under the Union of Mongolian Artists (UMA), is on view at UMA’s Gallery through April 1. Marking the 10th anniversary of “Golden Brush”, the Union of Young Artists brought together the winners of the exhibition’s competition and handed them certificates. A [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Miss Buryatia wins Miss Mongolian Nations crown

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By B.BAATAR The World Mongolians Global Association organized the Miss Mongolian Nations Beauty Pageant and announced the competition’s winners on March 27 at The Corporate Hotel and Convention Center, crowning Miss Buryatia Miss Mongolian Nations. Miss Buryatia, 23-year-old Aruna Bubeev, received the pageant crown and title, as well as a cash prize of 15,000 USD. [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Pepsi Futsal League concludes

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By B.TUNGALAG The Pepsi Futsal League, which started on January 9, concluded on March 27. The tournament was organized by the Mongolian Football Federation. The top 12 football teams of Mongolia, including Arvis FC, Continental FC, Bayangol FC, Khoromkhon FC and Erchim FC, competed in the Pepsi Futsal League. Ulaanbaataryn Unaganuud FC, coached by S.Erdene-Ochir [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Kh.Battulga’s former assistant addresses letter to President from jail

Trans. by M.OYUNGEREL MP Kh.Battulga’s former assistant G.Tuvshinjargal, who is currently being held in custody for suspected involvement in the Ukhaakhudag-Gashuunsukhait railway project embezzlement case, sent a letter to President Ts.Elbegdorj on March 25, concerning the President’s “biased” statement. In her letter, G.Tuvshinjargal said that she served the Democratic Party and the “democratic President” and [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Groundbreaking ceremony for Erdenet Thermal Power Plant expansion takes place

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By Ch.KHALIUN Last Friday, the groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of Erdenet Thermal Power Plant (ETPP) was held, a project bringing the plant a 50 megawatt turbo generator. In 1983, Mongolia and the Soviet Union established an intergovernmental agreement to build the ETPP. The plant is being expanded for the first time in almost 30 [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Nobel Prize winner Hiroshi Amano to cooperate with Mongolia in science

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By M.OYUNGEREL During his three-day visit to Mongolia, Japanese Nobel Prize winning physicist and inventor Hiroshi Amano announced to cooperate with Mongolia in the field of science. During his visit, Hiroshi Amano visited science laboratories of the National University of Mongolia and the Mongolian University of Sciece and Technology. He announced that he will help [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Almost 30,000 hectares to be available for residential ownership in 2016

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During the Cabinet’s regular meeting this week, the ministers approved the disbursement of nearly 30,000 hectares of land for private ownership by citizens for residential use in 2016. The specifics of the total hectares, location, and authorized use of the land was approved after Cabinet ministers reviewed a request issued by the Civic Councils of [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

YPO Mongolia NGO recommends setting boundaries for government involvement in businesses

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN   The following is an interview with chairman of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Mongolia NGO and member of the organizing committee of the Mongolia Economic Forum Ts.Erdenebat about the upcoming Mongolia Economic Forum 2016, the business environment in Mongolia, and other important topics. The Mongolia Economic Forum 2016 will be taking [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

Activists demonstrate against nuclear waste bill

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By M.OYUNGEREL   Approximately 30 representatives from activist groups, including the Bosoo Khukh Mongol Movement and Evlen Manduulakh Khuch Movement, demonstrated outside the Parliament House on March 29 as Parliament was scheduled to discuss the signing of international treaties concerning radioactive waste. The demonstrators poured yellow powder on the ground during their protest against the [...]

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