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A conversation with Canada’s Ambassador Ed Jager

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Ambassadors in Depth The UB Post is Mongolia’s only English language newspaper that is distributed to all the embassies in Mongolia. We make an effort to work closely with all ambassadors and other accredited representatives as we acknowledge the crucial role they play in establishing and sustaining good international relationships. For our 20th anniversary, we [...]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Towering Multiplicity: A closer look At Ulaanbaatar’s counterpoint architecture

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By Hassan Butt Basking in its pale-green neoclassicism, Bodi Tower, east of Sukhbaatar Square and headquarters of Golomt Bank, darkens to a streaky, floodlit façade in the evening gloom. As the carved porticos clutch the Renaissance balconies, their baroque ornamentation is shrouded by the gaunt, forbidding Brutalism of its posterior. Completed in 1996 and tipping [...]

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

Opera singer E.Amartuvshin to present his first solo concert in May

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Soloist of the Mongolian State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet E.Amartuvshin will perform his first solo concert on May 11. Musicians and orchestra of the Opera and Ballet Theater, pianist B.Solongo and composer of Italian La Scala Theatre Stefano Salvatori will take part in the concert. In a brief interview to Unuudur, E.Amartuvshin said [...]

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

United World Wrestling President commends Mongolia’s passion for wrestling

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By Ch.KHALIUN The first Olympic Games World Qualifying Tournament for Rio 2016 in freestyle wrestling and Greco Roman was held at Buyant-Ukhaa Complex in Ulaanbaatar from April 22 to 24. Over 650 wrestlers from 80 countries competed for 48 available Olympic qualification.  Following the conclusion of the tournament, News.mn spoke with president of the United [...]

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

‘The End Rushing into the Beginning’

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By Lucy Thompson “The End Rushing into the Beginning” is a powerful exhibition by O.Enkhtaivan, discussing Mongolia’s relationship with the West and with its own heritage. On view at 976 Gallery until early May, the fascinating use of multimedia and engaging concept of doubles make this exhibition well worth a visit. Looking back on Mongolian [...]

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

A conversation with Canada’s Ambassador Ed Jager

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The UB Post is Mongolia’s only English language newspaper that is distributed to all the embassies in Mongolia. We make an effort to work closely with all ambassadors and other accredited representatives as we acknowledge the crucial role they play in establishing and sustaining good international relationships. For our 20th anniversary, we are introducing a [...]

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

The man developing a new culture in Mongolia – right under our noses

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By Lucy Thompson “Perfume is an art.” This is the firm belief of Orchlon Narantsetseg. N.Orchlon, a Mongolian born lawyer working in the Netherlands, is passionate about fragrance collecting and has spearheaded a movement which is seeing fragrance loving develop at an incredible rate in this country. The Mongolian Fragrance Lovers Group on facebook currently [...]

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

Newest National Park: Landmark for Snow Leopard Protection

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By Rebecca Cook On April 14, Parliament approved the proposal to form the Tost Tosunbumba National Park in Umnugovi Province. The decision is a significant achievement for the continued struggle to protect the endangered snow leopard species that resides there, as well as for the global conservation effort. The new National Park status means that [...]

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

Customs tax raised for over 100 products

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By Ch.KHALIUN The Ministry of Industry decided to increase customs tax tariffs by five to twenty percent for over 100 goods in 14 categories, a decision made under the ministry’s policy to support domestic products replacing imports. The Industry Ministry declared 2016 the year for supporting domestic production and sales. The ministry says it is [...]

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

5 billion MNT bridge collapses after heavy rain

The bridge in Tes soum after heavy rain on Saturday

By B.KHASH-ERDENE A newly built bridge in Tes soum of Uvs Province collapsed on Saturday during a heavy rain. The bridge was commissioned by the Roads and Transportation Ministry at the cost of 5.38 billion MNT and spans 325 meters. The concrete bridge was built by HKB International Holding LLC of China and became operational [...]

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

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