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UB International film festival opens with ‘A Bigger World’

The 11th annual Ulaanbaatar International Film festival opened yesterday at the Tengis Cinema with an opening ceremony and the screening of German drama ‘A Bigger World’ by Fabienne Berthaud.

This year, commemorating the 380th anniversary of Ulaanbaatar, the film festival is

Mining laws come in for criticism at conference

Some 400 delegates, including MPs, Government officials, ambassadors, and representatives of mining companies attended a conference on Friday jointly organized by the Ministry for Minerals and Energy, and the Mongolian National Mining Association. Several mining representatives had complaints about recent

USD60 million already lost in dzud

An AFP report has placed the total economic losses stemming from the dzud in Mongolia at already over USD60 million. Nine human deaths have so far been reported — mainly herders who got lost in whiteouts while searching for wayward

Erdenet copper output shows little change year-on-year

Erdenet Mining Corporation produced 126,485 tons of copper concentrate last year, practically unchanged from the 126,796 tons produced in 2008. The company has said in a statement that it processed 25.9 million tons of ore in 2009, up slightly from

MRAM compiles booklet on mineral sector laws

The Mineral Resources Authority has recently compiled laws, Parliamentary resolutions, Government decisions, legal documents and statements from Ministers and senior officials in the minerals sector, and published it under the title Laws in the Mineral Sector of Mongolia. D.Batkhuyag, Chairman

FIFTA organizing meeting in Hong Kong on stock exchange listing

The Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency (FIFTA) will be organizing a discussion on the prospects and modalities of Mongolian enterprises being listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in Hong Kong on April 12, jointly with Hong Kong Exchanges

NHL Winter Classic 2011

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3.8 mullion livestock carcasses to be removed by May 15

Some 20,000 herders have joined in the carcass removal program. The Labor Ministry has so far distributed MNT241.6 million as payment to them. The Ministry of Agriculture has budgeted MNT290 million to meet sterilization and other expenses. The work is

Man arrested for rape and murder of taxi driver

A man called S.Enkhmend has been arrested for the rape and murder of a 23 year-old woman, identified only as E. According to police, E worked as a taxi driver in Orkhon province. On March 20, Enkhmend hired her taxi

Chemicals likely to blame for Bulgan food poisoning

B.Delgermaa, chief officer of the Infectious Disease Outbreak Department of the General Emergency Authority, has indicated that the recent cases of food poisoning in Bulgan province’s secondary school No.1 could have been caused by chemicals. This is being considered likely