FILA Wrestling World Championships O.Nasanburmaa received 3 rooms apartment

A State Honored Sportswoman O.Nasanburmaa has been awarded with a three-room apartment for her sport success, grabbing third medal from the FILA Wrestling World Championships. A key to the apartment was granted Tuesday by Kh.Bat-Erdene, a vice president of Mongolia’s Freestyle Wrestling Federation and director of the “Altai Construction” company.

Group Including Sumitomo to Develop Mongolia Coal Mine

​​A group comprising Energy Resources LLC, China Shenhua Energy Co. and Sumitomo Corp. (8053) won the right to develop one of Mongolia’s largest metallurgical-coal deposits, beating a bid from U.S. mining company Peabody Energy Corp. Mongolia’s government will retain full ownership of the Tavan Tolgoi deposit, according to a statement posted yesterday on the website of ...

Mongolians receive awards at int’l vocal contest

The singers O.Khurelbaatar and Ch.Badral have received the second Premium Prize of the 25th International Vocal Contest named after Russian composer M.I.Glinka, which took place December 9-19 in Moscow of Russia. Another Mongolian D.Bat-Erdene has been given the contest’s diploma alongside D.Grigoriev, V.Berzhanskaya, N.Kuchina, A.Fedorova (Russia) and D.Saduakhasov (Kazakhstan). Th...

World champion G.Boldbaatar donates for new house of judo

Currently topping the International Judo Federation’s ranking of men’s 60 kg division, World and Asian champion G.Boldbaatar urged all Mongolia to support erecting the new house Thursday while meeting with Mongolia’s Judo Federation. He said this house will improve training conditions for judokas and their coaches, which will result in more successes at international field and...

Zanabazar’s Green Tara sold at auction amid Mongolia’s move to block sale

17th century Mongolian bronze figure – Green Tara, which was created by His Holiness the First Bogdkhaan of Mongolia D.Zanabazar, was sold for 3.46 million euros ( USD 4.3 million) at an auction in Paris on December 11 despite the Mongolian Government’s efforts to block the sale. Mongolia suspects it may have been removed to France illegally, Minister of Education, Culture and Sc...

Draughts players partake in US Open 2014

International Grand Master of Chess G.Ganjargal and FMJD Master N.Monkhtuya are competing in an international open tournament of 10x10 draughts -- “US Open 2014”. The tournament attracted 22 players from seven countries. After the seven matches played, the 2012 Asian Champion and six-times Mongolian champion G.Ganjargal is ranking at third place with nine points (two wins, fi...

Mongolian insurance sector set to consolidate

The insurance sector in Mongolia is heading for consolidation with higher capital requirements likely to squeeze out smaller operators in a crowded market. However larger firms can look forward to solid growth prospects as penetration rates remain low and product awareness is on the rise. The expected narrowing of the number of insurers--most likely through a series of mergers or buyouts--is...

Prime Minister: Cabinet will support private sector

The cabinet will focus its main policy into stabilizing the national economy in order to overcome current economic difficulties. Supporting the private sector will be a pillar of this policy, so the cabinet wants to hear businessmen’s opinions about creating proper solutions. The Prime Minister Ch.Saikhabileg said it when he convened businessmen on Thursday. The new cabinet will i...

Last week’s bestsellers

Internom released the list of best sold books in its bookstores between November 17 and 23. The translated to Mongolian version of “The Memory Book: How to Remember Anything You Want” by Tony Buzan, the world-famous educational consultant and inventor of mind-mapping techniques, was as the top of the bestsellers. The second one was again the New York Times’ “Best ...

Mongolian President Elbegdorj, This is a manifestation of trust and confidence in Mongolia

The Mongolian leader Ts.Elbegdorj gave answers to the media accompanying him during the ASEM Summit in Italy, said on Saturday the President’s website. Question: It has just been announced that Mongolia will host the 11th ASEM Summit. Please share Your feelings and impression at this moment. Answer: This is indeed a splendid moment. To be chosen a host country of ASEM Summit testi...

MONGOLIAN TO ATTEND “MISS WORLD 2014”

A selection has run themed “Miss World Mongolia-2014” to pick up the beauty who will partake in the 64th edition of Miss World, which is expected in London this December 14. The winner became T.Battsetseg, the Asian supermodel, on Sunday at State Academic Theatre of Drama. She was awarded a brand dress by Sheryl Kelm and, most importantly, with a right to represent Mongolia...

Travel Tips on Mongolia National Day Holiday

Mongolia National Day holiday, or “Naadam” (July 11 – 16th) is approaching. As one of the only two long holidays in Mongolia (the other is Spring Festival holiday) and due to the pleasant weather, many Mongolian will go traveling, which makes the flight tickets, train tickets and hotel rooms in very short supply. Also, the scenic spots, especially hot spots like Forbidden City...