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The future of Mongolian fine arts

My Way... by M.Davaasuren

By Lucy Thompson A joint exhibition by the graduates of the Mongolian School of Fine Arts is running at Q Gallery until April 29. This collection explores the students’ inner worlds and their connection with the changing world around them. The School of Fine Arts, which is 60 years old, holds a portfolio exhibition every year, [...]

April 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Culture | Read More »

Mongolian actor cast as Romeo in the USA

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By B.BAATAR Mongolian actor G.Zanabazar, known as Zana Gankhuyag, scored the role of Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet” staged at Synetic Theater in Washington, D.C., USA last month. The following is an interview with Zana Gankhuyag by Unuudur.  Please tell us about yourself to our readers. Why did you decide to become an actor? My [...]

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

M.Tumenbayar seizes silver medal at Asian Taekwondo Championships

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By B.TUNGALAG Bronze medalist of the Asian Games and International Sports Master M.Tumenbayar won a silver medal in the men’s 58 kg of the 22nd Asian Taekwondo Championships. The tournament was held in Manila, Philippines, from April 20 to 21. M.Tumenbayar of Mongolia competed against athletes from the Philippines, Kazakhstan, and Qatar in the men’s [...]

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

Public urination and spitting to warrant 20,000 MNT fine

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Trans. by B.DULGUUN The revised Law on Hygiene became effective on February 29, 2016. The public attention has been drawn to a particular provision in the law, which states, “If caught spitting, disposing nasal discharge or urinating on the street or public area, a 20,000 MNT penalty will be charged”.  Although the law has taken [...]

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

AmCham Monthly Meeting discusses challenges in the mining sector

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By M.OYUNGEREL The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia held a panel discussion and a Q&A session about current challenges in the mining industry and future expectations from it with CEO of Energy Resources LLC G.Battsengel, Economist and Executive Director of Mongolia Oil Shale Association Ch.Khashchuluun, and Chief Economist of Erdenes Mongol LLC and [...]

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

Integrated e-data system launched in the mining sector

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By Ch.KHALIUN The Mining Ministry reported on the launch of the electronic data system of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), and highlighted that all information related to the nation’s mining sector, including special licenses, production, sales, tax payments, donations, and support, are now centralized and available to the public. Mongolia first joined the EITI [...]

April 21st, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economics | Read More »

Ministry of Education grants 2.6 billion MNT to students

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By M.OYUNGEREL The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science granted up to six million MNT to 450 projects developed by general education school students from 21 provinces and Ulaanbaatar. The grants amounted to 2.6 billion MNT in total and an award ceremony was held on April 19. The 450 projects from 427 schools, involving 500,000 [...]

April 21st, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

New ambassadors present credentials to President Ts. Elbegdorj

Ambassador from South Africa to Mongolia Dolana Msimang presents credentials

By E.OYUNDARI Nine newly appointed ambassadors to Mongolia presented their letters of credence to the President of Mongolia, Ts.Elbegdorj, on April 19 and 20. Credentials were presented by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Macedonia to Mongolia Ilija Isailovsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of South Africa to Mongolia Dolana Msimang, [...]

April 21st, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

ASEP9 kicks off at the State Palace

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By E.OYUNDARI Organized as part of the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit scheduled on July 15 and 16 in Ulaanbaatar, the 9th Asia-Europe Parliamentary Partnership (ASEP9) Meeting is commencing today at the Grand Hall of the State Palace of Mongolia, with attendance by nearly 150 delegates from 32 countries. ASEP9′s attendees include the Speaker of [...]

April 21st, 2016 | Posted in Politics,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

The ASEM drama directed by state officials

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By Ch.KHALIUN This year Mongolia is organizing the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit from July 15 to 16 in Ulaanbaatar. Since the news of Mongolia hosting the summit was first announced, Mongolia’s leaders started placing a high priority on the meeting. Of course, ASEM is an opportunity for Mongolia to promote the country, and many [...]

April 19th, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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