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Asian Buddhist Peace Conference to take place in Ulaanbaatar

The Gandantegchinlen Monastery is preparing to host Asian Buddhist Peace Conference on 21 June. A total of 500 delegates from 30 countries are expected to visit Mongolia for the conference. The event will take place at the newly constructed Battsagaan

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

MIAT enters summer flight schedule

MIAT is now following a summer flight schedule. There will be 7-10 weekly flights to Beijing, 6-11 to Seoul, 2-4 to Tokyo and 2 to Moscow and Berlin. The second Moscow-Berlin flights will begin on April 29. MIAT and Korean

Quadruplet lambs born in Khentii

In the midst of all the gloomy news about perishing livestock throughout the country comes news from Norovlin, Khentii province that quadruplet lambs have been born in B.Munkhbaatar’s farm there. All four are female. This is being seen as a

Government award policy to be changed

 A competition has been announced for individuals, teams and organizations to suggest alternative plans and designs for state titles and medals, as also their monetary component, to change the present policy governing their award, often criticized as a remnant of

Bayar returns, seen in Government House

MPRP Chairman S.Bayar spent a brief while in his office in Government House on Monday afternoon. He seemed to have lost some weight but otherwise looked healthy. He did not agree to take questions from reporters.

Head of Intelligence asks organizers of march to maintain peace

General Intelligence Authority Director R.Bold has asked G.Uyanga and D.Battsogt, the organizers of a citizens’ movement, to take all precautions that their proposed march on April 5 does not lead to incidents like on July 1, 2008. He promised them

Government to discuss Oyutolgoi feasibility study

Finance Minister S.Bayartsogt said that on March 25 the Professional Mineral Council added a further 5.7 million tons to the initial 25.3 million tons of copper reserve at Oyutolgoi registered on July 1, 2009. This takes the total reserve in the