English

  • Budget amendments to raise taxes

    2017 оны 3 сарын 24
    The Cabinet submitted amendments to the 2017 state budget to Parliament on Friday that include increased taxes on income and imports.
  • ”Your face sounds familiar”

    2017 оны 3 сарын 24
    Edutainment TV will broadcast another international television franchise show entitled ‘Your Face Sounds Familiar’ from 2nd of April.
  • Mongolia to switch off lights on Saturday

    2017 оны 3 сарын 24
    The Earth Hour event first took place in Sydney in 2007 with some two million people switching off their lights.
  • Kenya and Mongolia Sign MoU to Promote Sustainable Finance

    2017 оны 3 сарын 24
    The Kenya Banking Association (KBA) amd the Mongolian Bankers Association (MBA), members of the IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance environmental and social risk management and sustainable financing practices for the Kenyan and Mongolian banking sector.
  • Mongolia starts coal transportation to Tianjin

    2017 оны 3 сарын 24
    A new rail route to transport coal from Olon-Ovoo station in the Dornogobi province to China’s port city of Tianjin started operation on 23rd of March. Tianjin is the closest sea port to Mongolia’s southern border and the most important logistics hub in the north of China.
  • UB Mayor begins European visit

    2017 оны 3 сарын 23
    S.Batbold, the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia started his European working by visiting Warsaw on 22nd of March. In the Polish capital, S.Batbold discussed cooperation between two cities with Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz.
  • Khushigt Valley Airport soon to open

    2017 оны 3 сарын 23
    Mongolia’s new international airport currently under construction 60 kilometers from Ulaanbaatar at Khushigt Valley in Sergelen soum of Tuv Province is nearing completion.
  • Czech Republic threatens to close Embassy in Mongolia

    2017 оны 3 сарын 23
    Nearly 30 Mongolians have been protesting outside the building of the Czech Embassy to Ulaanbaatar over visa requirements.
  • Why the bailout?

    2017 оны 3 сарын 23
    The Mongolia government has jointly announced with the IMF that it will implement the politically difficult - but inevitable - rescue package, and avoid becoming a delinquent international debtor.
  • Tragedy in America: young Mongolian contortionist dies

    2017 оны 3 сарын 22
    A Mongolian girl, a member of ‘Circus Mongolia’ has died in the United States. According to an unofficial source, the girl, who is a contortionist might have been killed by someone.
  • Mongolian PM skips Bayan-Ulgii visit

    2017 оны 3 сарын 22
    Mongolian Prime Minister J.Erdenebat has landed in Khovd, the country’s most western province after cancelling his visit to neighbouring Bayan-Ulgii.
  • Mongolia to audit commercial banks’ assets

    2017 оны 3 сарын 22
    In the framework of implementing the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mongolia is planning to audit the financial assets of its commercial banks.
  • Mongolian and Vietnamese government delegations meet

    2017 оны 3 сарын 22
    Meetings between the Mongolian and Canadian governments will be held in Ulaanbaatar on 27-30th of March.
  • Mongolia makes presentation at UN about women’s rights

    2017 оны 3 сарын 22
    Mongolia gave a presentation at a Conference of  the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) of the United Nations Economic and Social Council on 17th of March.
  • Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2017

    2017 оны 3 сарын 21
    The annual “Ulaanbaatar Marathon” through the streets of the Mongolian capital will be held on 20th of May.
  • Speaker of Mongolian Parliament to visit Tokyo and Bangladesh

    2017 оны 3 сарын 21
    M.Enkhbold, Speaker of Mongolian Parliament will conduct a working visit to Japan on 27th of March. During the visit, M.Enkhbold is to meet his counterpart to discuss the medium term actions of the Strategic Partnership Programme between Mongolia and Japan.
  • Mongolian judge delivers baby

    2017 оны 3 сарын 21
    During a court hearing in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, a woman went into labour. Before the ambulance could arrive, she gave birth to a healthy baby boy with the help of the judge.
  • Snow disrupts PM visit

    2017 оны 3 сарын 21
    Bad weather on Tuesday (21st of March) forced an Aero Mongolia flight with Mongolian Prime Minister J.Erdenebat on board to Bayan-Ulgii to be delayed. This province in the far west of Mongolia, is famous for its ethnic Kazakh-majority province, the eagle hunters and the highest mountains in the country. The PM had been planning to participate in the Kazakh spring festival of Nauryz. However, flights have been delayed following first snow fall in the westernmost province of Mongolia since January
  • Mongolia to ban coal burning

    2017 оны 3 сарын 21
    While most of the year Ulaanbaatar’s skies are clear, between November and March, visibility beyond a few blocks is nearly impossible in many parts of the city. Coal burning by the 175,000 households in the ger districts, for cooking and heating, contributes to the severity of air pollution in wintertime – summer air pollution is much lower. Ulaanbaatar’s “harmful dust” is 6-7 times higher than the most lenient World Health Organization standards.
  • Mongolia government building engulfed in fire

    2017 оны 3 сарын 20
    A fire broke out at the state government headquarters in central Ulaanbaatar on Monday (20th of March), forcing the evacuation of more than 200 officials as it engulfed the second floor of the building.
  • Mongolian cake for Guinness World Records?

    2017 оны 3 сарын 20
    In Mongolia, the first celebration of the year is the Lunar New Year Festival, known as Tsagaan Sar - or ‘white moon’.