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Acting Health and Sports Minister reports on current state of measles outbreak


By E.OYUNDARI Acting Minister of Health and Sports Ts.Oyunbaatar delivered a report during Monday’s Cabinet meeting on the current state of the measles outbreak and measures the ministry has taken in response. Ts.Oyunbaatar said that as of April 25, 2016, a total of 17,357 cases of the measles were recorded nationwide, with 1,366 cases being [...]

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

Good Students program to offer student loans


By E.OYUNDARI During Monday’s regular Cabinet meeting, the Cabinet’s ministers approved the Good Students program to offer university students with loans for tuition. The Good Students program aims to enhance public access to higher education; to improve the competency, responsibility and independence of students; and to improve opportunities for students to study by supporting competition [...]

April 27th, 2016 | Posted in Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »



Professor Gunter Pauli says that an economy reaches sustainability when it is ensured that people’s basic needs are met by using what is locally available. Focusing on this, he developed a new business model to supply high quality goods at cheap prices to the market. Pauli proved in practice that this business model can bring [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Ts.Namuuntsetseg and O.Burmaa misses their chances for Olympic qualifications


By B.TUNGALAG The first Olympic Games World Qualifying Tournament to Rio 2016 in freestyle wrestling was held at Buyant-Ukhaa Sports Palace in Ulaanbaatar from April 22 to 24. More than 500 wrestlers from 80 countries competed for Olympic quotas. From Mongolia, Asian champion D.Khuderbulga (men’s 97 kg), International Sports Master Ts.Namuuntsetseg (women’s 48 kg), and [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Development Bank CEO speaks about road financing


Trans. by B.DULGUUN Meat is supplied to the capital from three eastern provinces of Mongolia. It used to take two months for three hired shepherds to collect 600 sheep from eastern provinces and bring them to Ulaanbaatar. It’s reported that the total cost of transportation amounted to 20 million MNT within the span of two [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Prime Interview | Read More »

More than 300,000 UB residents to be vaccinated for measles

By B.KHASH-ERDENE The Capital City Health Department announced that more than 300,000 people will be vaccinated with the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. The immunization program will start next month and will primarily involve vulnerable groups such as students and children. The department advised young people to actively participate in the immunization program and prevent [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

BCM summit addresses business sector development


By Ch.KHALIUN The Business Council of Mongolia (BCM) held the 1st Annual Business Council of Mongolia Summit last Thursday at Blue Sky Hotel, to discuss and exchange views about how the business community can resolve issues plaguing Mongolia’s business sector under the banner “Supporting sustainable business growth and development in Mongolia”. Executive Director of Erdenes [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Prime Minister visits western provinces

Prime Minister arrives on Khovd airport with Mongolian Airline's large airplane

By E.OYUNDARI Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg conducted a working visit to the western provinces, meeting with officials and residents of Uvs, Khovd and Bayan-Ulgii provinces from April 21 to 23. New flight to western provinces opens doors for domestic air transportation  In Khovd province, Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg attended a ceremony for the arrival of the first [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso exhibition coming to Ulaanbaatar

The Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum

By B.DULGUUN The Ulaanbaatar City Council is organizing the first-ever exhibition of original artwork by Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso in Ulaanbaatar, as part of the Friendly Ulaanbaatar Program, with cooperation from the Fine Arts Zanabazar Museum. Art collector and Russian entrepreneur Alexander Shadrin approached the city council with a proposal to display his collection [...]

April 24th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

The War on Terror through the Mongolian lens


By Hassan Butt Since the dawn of McCarthyism, America’s policymakers have wandered around the pastures of minority politics like second-rate gardeners. If pundits have ever needed to search for a resurgence of anti-intellectualism and baseless smears in American politics, they may not need look further than the demagoguery of Donald J. Trump. But the veracity [...]

April 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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