Friday, August 29, 2008

Wow!

Economic growth in the former communist country that became a democracy in 1992 accelerated to 10.2 percent in the first quarter, from 9.9 percent a year earlier. The market value of the Mongolian Stock Exchange, set up in 1991, rose sixfold in the past two years to about $669 million
Eurasia Hedge Fund Bets on Mongolia, Plans Share Sale

Hat tip to Daily Business News Mongolia

Addendum: Jessica Schutz

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Judge Books By Its Covers


Serious leaders who are serious readers build personal libraries dedicated to how to think, not how to compete. [...] Perhaps that is why — more than their sex lives or bank accounts — chief executives keep their libraries private.
Personal libraries have always been a biopsy of power. The empire-loving Elizabeth I surrounded herself with the Roman historians, many of whom she translated, and kept one book under lock and key in her bedroom, in a French translation she alone of her court could read: Machiavelli’s treatise on how to overthrow republics, “The Prince.” Churchill retreated to his library to heal his wounds after being voted out of power in 1945 — and after reading for six years came back to power
C.E.O. Libraries Reveal Keys to Success

Foreign Affairs Professional Reading List + Foreign Affairs Professional Reading List
via Paper Cut

P.S: Tegj baigaad nomiin havtasnii design-ii talaar gants hoyor yum bichnee...

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Music of the Day



Brilliant and sexy Andrew Bird singing "Spare-Ohs" in the streets of Montmartre. I strongly recommend his "Armchair Apocrypha"--a beautiful album consists of almost-intuitive songs with full of ideas and inspirations. (Btw, iisheegee orood QuickTime-iin icon deer daraad 10 min 47 sec deerh duug sonsch uzeerey) + Andrew Bird in Concert

+ from NPR:

Jim James At The Newport Folk Festival - My Morning Jacket-iin Jim James-iin gaihamshigtay concert. Jaahan buduun baargaar helchihvel mani er bol Amerikiin Glen Hansard yum uu daa :P Tuunii "I'm Not There" deer Bob Dylan-ii Basement Tapes-d orson "Goin' to Acapulco"-giin cover ni bishrem. Concert deeree MMJ-iin Z albumd orson zarim neg duunuudaasaa duulj baisan. (Gesnees The Newport Folk Festival deer Bob Dylan Amerik-iin hugjmiig yurduu gants horomiin dotor ter chigt ni uurchilj baisan tuuhtey. Sonirhvol "I'm Not There" ali esvel "No Direction Home"-iig uzeerey)

Diana Krall On Piano Jazz - Diana Krall Piano Jazz-d barag 10 garan jiliin daraa ergej zochlov :) (husvel umnuh dugaar ni archive-d ni bii, haritsuulj uzeerey) Uneheer goyo nevtruuleg bolson baina. Jazz sonirhdog humuus zaaval sonsch uzeerey! + Hervee ene taalagdsan bol dessert-d ni John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman-ii You Are Too Beautiful-iig sonsooroy (deereesee 3 dahi ni, hervee sanaj baigaa bol Hannah and Her Sisters-iin soundtrack--ter album-iig haigaad oldohguy baigaa yum daa)

Glitter And Doom: Tom Waits In Concert - Arai sonsch amjaaguy baina. But I bet it must be great. + Gesnees Tom Waits-iin cover-uudaas butsen Scarlett Johansson-ii Anywhere I Lay My Head-iig zavtay bol zaaval sonsooroy. Very impressive

Uneasy in Love: Mozart's 'Cosi fan tutte' - from NPR (Cosi fan tutte-g hamgiin anh Closer deerees sonsch baisan shig sanaj baina)

Current book: Orhan Pamuk - Other Colors
Current album(s): Bob Dylan - Infidels + Michael Nyman "Wonderland" (yalanguya Debbie-g ni zaaval sonsch uzeerey--absolutely gorgeous music)
Current Song: Maria Taylor - Good Start

Saturday, August 02, 2008

Talkin 'bout My Generaatiooon!

Orchin uyeiin Mongol duunuud hediigeer ayanii huvid tun muuguy bolovch ugen deer ochihooroo bugd gatschihdag. Uneniig helehed bi Jantsannorov guayn Mongol setgelgeeg durselsen heden zohioliin duunii ugees uur oligtoy jishee yuruusuu sanahguy yum. Yag Mongol helendee baidag yum uu, ali esvel Mongold ugaasaa tiim mundag yaruu nairagch/duuchin turuuguy yum uu buu med. Lav l nadaas unuudur Mongoliin setgelgeenii oron zaird yu hamgiin ih dutaj baina ve gevel bi shuud l minii generation-ii (18-25 nas) setgelgeeg tuluulj uursdud ni yamar ih bolomj (potential) baigaag uhaaruulah hun l gej hariulna. Harin tuuniigee duu hugjmuur damjuulj hiih ni delhii niited hamgiin tugen delgersen hiigeed urgun tsar hureeg hamarch chadah arga yum.

Unendee minii generation bol yag uzel bodliin huvid tuluvshih shatan deeree yavaa buguud yurduu 20 garuihan jiliin daraa gehed bid niigmiin buh uureg hariutslagiig uureh bolno. Getel bid post-communist shiljiltees bolj communism-iin uyed tursun generation, ardchilsan niigmiin uyed uhaan orj baigaa generation hoyoriin dund havchuulagdaad neg yosondoo setgelgeenii huvid unchirsun yum. Tegvel ene vacuum-iig hen bidend nuhuj uguh ve? Baabar, Ayurzana, Galsansukh ene ter gej haa hamaaguy daliimaarguy baina. Yur ni hatuuhan helchihed uursud dundaas maani l tiim hun turdugguy yum bol yag odoo minii harj baigaagaar neg ch potential candidate alga.

Bob Dylan bol tsor gants hun buhel buten generation-ii duu hooloi bolj chaddagiin gaihamshigtay jishee; neg yosondoo Zeitgeist-capturer. "I own the Sixties--who's going to argue with me?" gesen tuunii quote hurtel bii. Dylan-ii huvid hamgiin gaihamshigtay zuil ni tuunii duunii shuleg bichih chadvar. Minii medehiin tuun shig utga sanaa hiigeed dursleliin huvid tugs lyrics bichdeg neg ch duuchin baihguy. Ter chigeeree gun uhaan, ter chigeeree uran yaruu durslel. Duug ni sonsch baigaad l amidrald suraltschihmaar. Minii huvid tuunii "Jokerman" bol tugs buteel: "Shedding off one more layer of skin, Keeping one step ahead of the persecutor within" -- bishirmeer...



The Times They Are A-Changin'! Harin minii uyeiin Zeitgeist haa yavna ve?

Addendum: The Who - My Generation (Oasis cover)