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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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The UB Post on Facebook

Become a Fan of The UB Post on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ulaanbaatar-Mongolia/The-UB-Post/202731171753?v=wall Trying to figure out how to get a short username URL for the UB Post Page.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

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The UB Post welcomed new Deputy Editor

Purevsuren SHINEBAYAR is our new Deputy Editor. He is an experienced journalist and editor who has previous work history at various news organizations including Montsame press agency, and international companies.

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English Style Editor Wanted

The UB Post is looking for an experienced English Style Editor to work with its small newsteam starting from December 2009. Any interested parties, preferably native speaker with journalism and editing background, please send letter of interest, and CV to ubpost_at_mongolnews.mn

Monday, September 14, 2009

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Volunteer position open. Apply now

Volunteer for print media? Look for more right now. http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=22&Itemid=88888930

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Монголын сэтгүүл зүйн дээд шагнал

Монголын сэтгүүл зүйн дээд шагнал Балдорж Шагнал олгох ёслол 2009 оны есдүгээр сарын 18-ны 18.00 цагт Улаанбаатар ресторанд болно.


"Сэтгүүлчийн ажил арилжаа наймаанаас илүү үнэ цэнэтэй, улс төрөөс илүү хүчтэй, бусдыг уриалан дуудах агуу урлаг билээ." Ц.Балдорж

Friday, July 17, 2009

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UB Post on Twitter

The UB Post's updates are now available at http://twitter.com/ubpost

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Mongolian Parliament Powers Government to Sign Oyu Tolgoi Deal

The UB Post's July 17 front page story:

The State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia approved a resolution that gives the Government the power to sign the Oyu Tolgoi (OT) draft agreement.
The decision was made during Parliament’s general debate session on Thursday afternoon. It came shortly after the Standing Committee on Budgets unanimously disagreed with giving tax holidays to Ivanhoe Mines and Rio Tinto – the developers of the OT Project.
The majority of parliamentary members at the session at a vote of 39 to 6 decided that the tax waive issue should be considered a significant part of the deal. The Parliament’s Standing Committees for Economics and Budgetary Affairs reconvened in the afternoon.
Along with the draft investment agreement on OT, there are some draft amendments to certain laws, including on taxation, minerals, and road infrastructures, that needed to be reviewed.
Some of the members, represented by both the DP and MPRP parties opposed the OT investment agreement, citing the change of a different investor being selected after the Rio Tinto contract with Ivanhoe expires in October.
Chinese detentions of the Australian company’s senior mining executives was discussed at the debate as Mongolian lawmakers heralded it as a “big signal”.
Whether China or Rio Tinto would be involved in the future of OT was a question some Mongolian parliamentarians expressed during the debate session.
Minister of Minerals and Energy D.Zorigt said that Rio Tinto has little possibility to keep investing in Oyu Tolgoi project if its agreement is delayed again or terms of the agreement are changed.
“I cannot say who would be sitting behind the negotiation table,” he said. “Would Rio Tinto remain or Ivanhoe Mines comes up on its own?”

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

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The UB Post's 700th Edition

The UB Post's 700th Edition
July 21, 2009

Thursday, July 9, 2009

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UB Post welcomed a new staff

The UB Post, Mongolia's independent English newspaper, today welcomed a new staff to our small newsteam. Danielle D. Mario, a Canadian citizen, a graduate of a journalism school of University of Regina, has journalism experiences in radio and print media. She will work for six months at The UB Post.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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101 East - Mongolia's new president - 18 june 09 - Pt1

I helped this video crew from Al Jazeera English to arrange these interviews and take these shots. It was quite windy in Erdenezuu monastery when we take shots outdoor.Interesting how they erase windy noises.

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101 East - Mongolia's new president - 18 June 09-Pt2

Saturday, June 20, 2009

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The UB Post web site down

The UB Post web site is down due to third party software attack. Our IT guys are working hard to fix this problem.

Friday, May 1, 2009

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Web server is down

Our web server is down. None of our mongolnews.mn email account is working. And, online subscription system is not working either. We may have lost all email correspondence previously. So, please use ubpost_at_yahoo.com email address. We hope that our IT department would fix this problem soon.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

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The UB Post starts printing twice a week

Image The UB Post started printing twice a week from last week. Finally we became Mongolia's semiweekly English language newspaper (There is no English daily newspaper in Mongolia). The UB Post will be available on Tuesdays and Fridays. Subscription cost remain unchanged.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

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Special edition for Euromoney Conference

We are planning to print a special edition on March 26 for the upcoming Mongolia-Asia Investment Forum 2009, which will take place in Hong Kong on March 31. As a media partner of the prestigious event, The UB Post's March 26 edition will be available at the conference hall. Advertisers who wish to insert their advert on March 26 edition, please contact our Ad Manager Altantsetseg at her mobile 99 1114 50.

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Guest at the UB Post newsroom: US Embassy Chief Consul Robert Pope

The UB Post interviewed the United States Embassy’s Chief Consul Robert Pope regarding visa affairs of Mongolian citizens interested in traveling or working in the US.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

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The UB Post Participates Euromoney's Mongolia-Asia Investment Forum 2009 as Media Partner

The UB Post, Mongolia's independent English weekly newspaper, was invited today By Euromoney Conferences to make media partnership for the Mongolia-Asia Investment Forum, which will be held on March 31, 2009 at The Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong.

The UB Post has been sponsoring Euromoney Conferences' Mongolia forums since 2006. The events attracted high level government delegations, as well as several hundreds of investors from more than 50 countries worldwide.

Mongolia is a country which has come a long way turning around its economy in a short space of time, generating an average of 6-8 per cent growth of GDP over the past five years. Recent World Bank reports have announced Mongolia as one of the fastest growing and most stable economies in current turbulent times.

The Euromoney Mongolia-Asia Investment Forum will bring together top level government officials, world class economists, some of the biggest investors investing in Mongolia and multilateral companies as speakers to help you identify where the best investment opportunities are in Mongolia and how best to access these opportunities.

Some of the topics the conference will discuss include:

• Mongolia’s economic outlook in the face of a global economic turmoil
• Work in progress: political, economical and legal reforms: what changes need to be made?
• Financing Mongolia’s infrastructure needs
• Developments and reforms in the mining sector

So far, Khan Bank, Trade and Development Bank are participating as lead sponsors, and Newscom Group as co-lead sponsor. Conrad Hong Kong Hotel is located in Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

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Twice a week

The UB Post, Mongolia's independent English weekly newspaper, is planning to print twice a week starting from April, 2009. Thus, we need to work harder from that moment. Anyone interested in joining our newsroom, please send us your CV or resume together with work samples and reference letter from previous employer. We have plenty of job vacancies (Mongolian nationals only) of layout designer, journalists, and translators.

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Congratulations to William Kennedy

Our English Style Editor William Kennedy became Journalist of the Year of Mongol News Media Group. Congratulations!