Tuesday, August 17, 2010

UB Post News 2010.08.17

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



HOME NEWS

GOVT OPENS WINDOW TO SELL FLOUR AT FAIR PRICE
13.08.2010 = Since Russia imposed a temporary ban on grain export early August, the price of flour increased in the countrywide, leading to strong debate and anger among the population since the flour is a major ingredient in daily diet of Mongolians.

MINING and MINERALS

NEW ENTREE COAL LICENSE IN MONGOLIA
13.08.2010 = Entree Gold has received a mining license covering the Nomkhon Bohr coal discovery, which was outlined through exploration efforts in 2008-2009.

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

NEW EXHIBIT OPENS
13.08.2010 = A joint exposition of members of the Union of Mongolian Artists will be opened in the art gallery of the Union of Mongolian Artists at 4:00pm on today.

ENTERTAINMENT

2010 KOREA RAINBOW TOURISM FESTIVAL IN MONGOLIA
13.08.2010 = Embassy of the Republic of Korea will organize a biggest festival called “2010 Korea Rainbow Tourism Festival Mongolia” in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, within the framework of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic…

OPINION

“NUR ZHOL”
13.08.2010 = New capital of Kazakhstan is Astana. Center point of the city is golden egg in its nest, located at the top of 97-meter high tree, symbol of unity and happiness…

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

BUSINESS
FIFTA to Host Business Forum in Europe
The Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency of Mongolia (FIFTA) schedules...

SPORTS
5th FIDE Women’s Grand Prix Finishes Successfully
The 5th FIDE Women’s Grand Prix was organized successfully in Ulaanbaatar

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...