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Former Spymaster detained

B.Khurts, former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency has been detained by the Criminal Police Department over the ‘torture to confess’ case. He was taken to the 461st Detention Centre last night, where he remains in custody.

On 18 April, the

Mongolian, Indian Defense Ministry officials meet

The third consultative meeting of Mongolian and Indian Defense Minis try officials was held in Ulaanbaatar on Monday. The Mongolian side included Director of Strategic Administration Planning Department Brig. Gen. D.Bayarsaikhan, Director of Foreign Cooperation Department Col. Ch.Yorooltsengel and others,

S.Bayartsogt: The criticism is uninformed and the critics are lying

Interview with Finance Minister MP S.Bayartsogt
More problems are arising over the Oyutolgoi contract. 12 MPs have asked the Speaker to stop its implementation. They say that Mongolian income will be lower because Ivanhoe Mines reduced the deposit’s reserve amount to

Government approves feasibility study

The Government  approved the Oyutolgoi feasibility study on Wednesday afternoon, after the Minerals Council had accepted the clarification given by Ivanhoe Mines to its objections.

Elbegdorj sends condolences over blasts in Moscow

President TS. Elbegdorj Tsakhia on Monday extended his condolences over the deadly twin blasts in Moscow”s subway stations. “I express my deep condolence over the terrorist attack which killed dozens of people on behalf of myself and the state of

Mongolia becomes 45th nation with troops in Afghanistan

The meeting between Defense Minister L. Bold and NATO Deputy Secretary Generalr Claudio Bisogniero at NATO Headquarters on March 29 marked the formal recognition of the Mongolian contribution to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). Mongolia has deployed an infantry

10 provinces cleansed of hazardous chemicals in soil

The Government program to cleanse 36 districts of ten provinces of hazardous chemicals in the soil has ended successfully. The Emergency Authority, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, and the State Specialized Inspection Agency jointly began the work in April

Financial help for projects to reduce deforestation

The Government has instituted monetary grants for those proposing to use innovative methods and technology to reduce deforestation and its harmful effects on the environment. Up to 20 individuals, 5 cooperatives and 3 enterprises and public organizations will be chosen

D.Byambasuren: We need radical changes

Former Prime Minister and Honored Economist D.Byambasuren gives his views on the current political and economic situation in a wide ranging interview.
What do you think of the Oyutolgoi issue?
It is becoming problematic. It violates the mineral deposit usage law in