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2018/12/19

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Mongolia’s new international airport nearing completion

Construction of Mongolia’s new international airport is now 98.9 percent completed and will soon be ready to receive the first flights. Located 52 km to the south of the capital Ulaanbaatar, in the Khushig Valley of Tuv Province, the new

Mongolia loses one of her greatest poets

Sh.Surenjav, one of the greatest of all Mongolian poets, died today (19 December) at the age of 80. Sh.Surenjav was a poet, writer, and artist who wrote numerous novels, songs, poems, and made films that have had a positive impact

Demands for resignation of party secretary during MPP Congress

Earlier today (19 December), the ruling Mongolian People’s Party held its Congress at Independence Palace. The MPP Congress took place in closed session following speeches by PM U.Khurelsukh, and party leader and Speaker of Parliament M.Enkbold.

The Congress was attended by

The best and the worst MP’s of 2018

The top ‘political survivor’ of 2018 on the list of the best and the worst Mongolian lawmakers is Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh, whilst, the very worst is Speaker of Parliament M.Enkhbold. The list of the ‘best and the worst’ was announced

Former PM establishes ‘United Mongolia Movement’

Former Prime Minister N.Altankhuyag announced today (19 December) that he has established a new organization to be known as the ‘United Mongolia Movement’. At a at press conference, Mr N.Altankhuyag said that the move aims for building a society in

Fire at Ulaanbaatar market

Yesterday evening, a fire broke out at one of Ulaanbaatar’s main markets. The blaze occurred at the Bayanzurkh market at around 9.00 p.m. Response was swift and it was extinguished within 25 minutes. Fortunately, no one was hurt; however, six

Mongolian resorts free for pregnant women and children

Under guidelines set out by the Mongolian Prime Minister, resorts and nursing facilities will receive pregnant women and children under the age of 5 free of charge. A total of 29 such organisations will serve oxygen cocktails. This will help

Mongolian Marathon Man

Mongolian marathon runner B.Ser-Od has won the silver medal in the 49th Hofu Yomiuri Marathon. The competition took place in Hofu, Japan on 16 December. B.Ser-Od finished 42 km race in 2:12:12.

Japanese marathon runner Yuki Kawauchi won 1st place with

President awards young scientists

In accordance with a decree of the President of Mongolia, the Presidential Prize of 2018 has been conferred upon outstanding young academics. Chief of Staff to the President Z.Enkhbold presented the awards in the State Palace today.

Dr. Tserendulam Batsukh, Chief

Premature deaths in Mongolia comparable to Syrian war casualties

A serious problem in Mongolia is that of premature deaths. This is a matter requiring urgent investigation and appropriate actions. At the initiative of President Kh.Battulga, a discussion entitled ‘circumstances of the deaths; preventions and cooperation between government organisations’ was

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