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Our eroding freedom

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Freedom of speech allows us to express our opinion without any fear or any control that could be exerted by the government. It is also referred to as freedom of self-expression. Freedom of self-expression includes seeking, finding, and disseminating information through any channels. Freedom of speech is the backbone of other human rights. Without this [...]

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

Judokas secure four medals at Tbilisi Grand Prix 2016

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By B.BAATAR Mongolian judokas have won two silver and two bronze medals at the Tbilisi Grand Prix 2016. The tournament took place in Tbilisi, Georgia from March 25 to 27. A total of 393 judokas from 63 countries fought in the tournament, and Mongolia was represented by 10 judokas. On the first day of the [...]

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

T.Shinetuya: I have to be more responsible

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG Mongolian fashion model T.Shinetuya recently won the annual World Supermodel Pageant, which took place from March 12 to 21 in Bloemfontein, South Africa.   T.Shinetuya, 16, currently studies at Gegeerel Middle School.  By winning the competition, the teen model won a contract with Trump Model Agency in New York. She returned to Mongolia [...]

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

T.Batchimeg: People have thousands of reasons to give up but a single road forward

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs) Woman Grandmaster (WGM) and International Master (IM) T.Batchimeg received the title State Honored Athlete last Wednesday, becoming the fifth Mongolian chess player to receive this title.  T.Batchimeg made an early debut in the chess world as she was born into a family of multi-generation of professional chess [...]

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

Mongolia Mineral Exploration Roundup 2016 takes place

Mining Minister R.Jigjid presenting opening speech at the forum

By Ch.KHALIUN The Mining Ministry, Mongolian Society of Economic Geologists, and professional associations organized the eighth Mongolia Mineral Exploration Roundup 2016 from March 24 to 26, at Corporate Convention Center. Mining Minister R.Jigjid presented the opening remarks at the forum, underlining that since the government started issuing exploration licenses, activities of the nation’s geological and [...]

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

ASEM preparation team asks for university student volunteers

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By M.OYUNGEREL On March 25, the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) preparation team met with administrators from local universities and discussed cooperation and the inclusion of university students as ASEM event volunteers. “ASEM is a significant international organization with 53 partners, 30 European and 21 Asian countries, and international organizations. It includes 60 percent of the world’s [...]

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

Transportation Minister signs a cooperation agreement with South Korea

The Second Intergovernmental Commission meeting between Mongolia and Korea takes place

By E.OYUNDARI Minister for Roads and Transportation M.Zorigt conducted a working visit to the Republic of Korea on March 24 and 25, where he chaired the second intergovernmental meeting attended by representatives of Mongolia and South Korea, and signed a cooperation memorandum on transportation with South Korean authorities. During the meeting, the sides reviewed current [...]

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

New Health Support Center opens in Sukhbaatar Province

Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg and officials opening Health Support Center in Sukhbaatar Province

By B.DULGUUN A new Health Support Center has been opened in Sukhbaatar Province to organize training sessions for doctors and medical staff and provide public health services. The state spent 1.3 billion MNT on the establishment of the new Health Support Center. Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg, Minister of Industry D.Erdenebat, Deputy Head of the Cabinet Secretariat [...]

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

Is it the right time to change Mongolian passports?

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN   The Mongolian National Registration and Statistics Office is preparing to change Mongolian passports to biometric passports, or e-passports, later this year. However, a small percentage of the population is against this project as they consider the new, advanced e-passports unnecessary. Reportedly, Mongolia has inserted chips containing data about the passport bearer [...]

March 25th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

New military hospital complex opens after three-year delay

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By M.OYUNGEREL   A hospital complex for border defense and law enforcement officers at Military Unit No.27 of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces opened on March 24. The hospital’s construction started in 2011 and was expected to be commissioned by 2013. The executors of the project said that the three-year delay in [...]

March 25th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

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