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Shenhua pursuing Tavantolgoi

China Shenhua Energy Co., the nation’s biggest coal-mining company, said it’s looking to expand production through mergers and acquisitions and has been bidding to develop the Tavantolgoi deposit in Mongolia. The Hong Kong-listed company, which reported last week a record

Working group holds meetings with all Tavantolgoi bidders

The working group on Tavantolgoi met representatives of the Japanese Sojitsu and Sumimoto joint consortium yesterday /March 15, 2010/, the last such meeting with the 11 bidders selected after the first tender. They have all been explained Mongolia’s terms, and

Second phase of distribution of MNT 70,000 begins on April 1

Around 1.3 million children, elders and disabled citizens have received MNT70,000 each from the Human Development Fund, distribution of which began before Tsagaan Sar. Director of the Service Department at the Labor, Care and Service Authority, D.Choijilsuren, has said distribution

President seeks stricter punishment for corruption

Presidential Adviser on legal policy G.Ganzorig, Director of the President’s Office L.Batjav, Vice-Director of the Anti-Corruption Authority D.Sunduisuren, Consulting Teacher at the Police Academy S.Jantsan and Teacher J.Boldbaatar briefed journalists on draft amendments to the Criminal Law prepared by the

B.Amarkhuu to act in a Mongolian video production

B.Amarkhuu, who sings for the Russian boy band Premier Minister, will act in Tatar Operation, a Mongolian video production to be made by Hero Entertainment. Shooting begins in April. Amarkhuu’s co-star will be actress Ch.Undral.

Doctor accused of abortion deaths

N.Altantsetseg, a doctor at Achit-Eej private hospital, has been charged with causing the death of two women who came for a medical termination of their pregnancy. The second case happened on March 8. Minister for Health S.Lambaa has said the

Disputes mar DP elections in Ulaanbaatar

Rotational elections in the DP were held over the weekend.  Preliminary results have been received from all provinces except Umnugobi and Dundgobi. Results from the Ulaanbaatar districts of Baganuur, Bagakhangai and Nalaikh districts are also to come.  
As usual, several

ADB grant for study of economics of climate change in Mongolia

An Asian Development Bank (ADB) comprehensive study on the economics of climate change in four Northeast Asian countries – China, Japan, South Korea and Mongolia – will help regional and country-level decision makers address the issue of climate change and

How does South Korea treat its migrant work force?

South Korea is where most Mongolians immigrate to earn a living at salaries much higher than they can expect at home. With the lowest birth-rate in the developed world and an aging population, South Korea needs foreign workers to keep

Seminar discusses guidelines for health insurance

A national seminar was held recently to formulate guidelines for a health insurance policy on local and national levels and also to ensure methods of its easy implementation. The seminar was organized by the Standing Committee on Social Policy, Education,