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Canada to organize ‘Hockey Days in Mongolia’

A joint project between Mongolia and Canada for supporting young Mongolian hockey players was launched with an official ceremony at the Canadian Embassy in Ulaanbaatar on Wednesday.

The sport started developing in Mongolia during the socialist period, however, the it could

Sudden slump in Mongolia’s coal exports

Mongolia’s exports of lignite and bituminous coal slumped in November by 38% on month or 15% on year to 2.46 million tonnes, data released by National Statistics Office. The sharp decline is largely explained by China’s snap decision to stop

Joint statement by Japanese and Mongolian Prime Ministers

Mongolian Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh concluded his visit to Japan on Thursday. Mr. U.Khurelsukh and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe issued a joint statement after their official talks to expand bilateral ties and cooperation.

U.Khurelsukh has been on an official visit to

Helping Japan invest in Mongolia

U.Khurelsukh Prime Minister of Mongolia met with the Chairman of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Hiroyuki Ishige in Tokyo on Thursday. During the meeting, the implementation of the Mongolia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement was discussed.

Chairman Ishige said training of Mongolian

US director for Korea policy visits Mongolia

Just days after North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho visited Mongolia, Mark Lambert, the State Department’s director for Korean policy flew in to Ulaanbaatar. As we reported, Minister Ri arrived in the Mongolian capital on Saturday (8-9 December) for

Mongolian Parliamentary Crisis: demands for Speaker to resign

Today’s (14 December) the regular session of the Mongolian State Great Khural was delayed again for several minutes due to a boycott by nearly 40 MPs protesting against Speaker of Parliament M.Enkhbold. This has been repeated several times since the

Mongolian basketball team plays in pollution masks

The matches of the 21 Provinces’ Basketball League have been continuing in Ulaanbaatar’s Central Sports Complex. However, Wednesday’s match was special because all the athletes wore pollution masks, thereby bringing public attention to the deadliest danger facing the Mongolian capital.


US citizen found dead in UB Hotel

A citizen from the United States was found dead in the Shangri-La Hotel yesterday (12 December). According to the police, the 34 year–old man had been strangled to death by his belt in a hotel room. The police have seized