Thursday, August 12, 2010

UB Post News 2010.08.10

Links to articles in the UB Post, Ulaanbaatar's English-language newspaper
Website: http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/



HOME NEWS

RUSSIA BAN WHEAT EXPORT, NO EFFECT ON MONGOLIA
10.08.2010 = Russia’s ban on export wheat would not affect Mongolia’s domestic market supplies and food prices, agriculture analysts said.

MINING & MINERALS

KHUSHUUT COAL MINE OPERATION TO START BY OCTOBER
10.08.2010 = The Khushuut Coal Mine is to start full operation by October 2010, Khovd Province governor informed to the visiting Prime Minister S.Batbold.

POLITICS

ELBEGDORJ INVITED TO WEF’S CLIMATE COUNCIL

10.08.2010 = President Ts.Elbegdorj received an invitation from Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum to become a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Climate Change, the Presidential Office stated.

CULTURE & ARTS

UTA SHMIT EXHIBIT IN ART GALLERY OF UMA
10.08.2010 = An exhibition to be named “Through the sand” was opened by German artist Uta Shmit on August 5 at the art gallery of the Union of Mongolian Artist (UMA).

ENTERTAINMENT

PLAYTIME-2010 LIVE ROCK FESTIVAL HELD IN GACHUURT
10.08.2010 = The 9th annual “Playtime- 2010” live rock festival took place successfully on August 7-8, 2010. On Saturday, the live rock festival was started by new rock bands themed “Azjargal”…

OPINION

MONGOLIA AND JAPAN
10.08.2010 = When Mongolia was a socialist country, there were only two western embassies in Ulaanbaatar. The British and Japanese embassies were the only representatives of the free world here. Unfortunately, the…

ECONOMIC
Cabinet Makes Economic Decisions
The Cabinet approves the national list of concession, which includes some 91...

BUSINESS
Simon Morris Joins Khan Bank
Khan Bank has announced on Monday that Simon Morris...

SPORTS
Ts.Khongorzul Traps Gold in ISSF World Championship
For the first time, Mongolian woman Ts.Khongorzul became a champion of the 50th...

TRAVEL
International Travel Mart Wrap-up
The Mongolian Tourism Association organized successfully the 11th annual fair...

RESTAURANT REVIEWS
On Food
Where, in this land of Buuz and khuushuurs, can one find a decent burger...