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Mongolian marathon girl qualifies for Tokyo-2020 Olympics

International Master of Sports M B.Munkhzaya has qualified for the 2019 World Championships in Athletics in Qatar as well as for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. She took 6th place at the Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon, finishing the race in

Mongolian Olympic and World judoka champions fly to Germany

The Mongolian judoka team led by Olympic champion N.Tuvshinbayar and world champion D.Sumiya are participating in the Düsseldorf Grand Slam which started today (22 February). Everything is now in full swing on the road to Tokyo and  the Olympics; 683

Sea Buckthorn & Champagne? Ambassador makes interesting proposal

Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch.Ulaan has held a meeting with the Ambassador of France to Mongolia H.E. Philippe Merlin.

At the meeting, which took place on 21 February, Ambassador Merlin made proposals to cooperate in registering Mongolia’s geographical

Mongolian Cowboy finishes his competition at The World’s Best’

Nicknamed ‘Mongolian Cowboy’, the winner of Mongolia’s Got Talent 2016 O.Enkh-Erdene has finished his road on the global talent competition ‘The World’s Best’ which is being aired by the American TV network CBS. He was beaten by 12-year-old boy from

Ancient Art of Mongolian Mask Making

The renowned Mongolian mask maker N.Gankhuyag Natsag, known as Ganna, makes the elaborate representations of characters that appear in traditional Buddhist temple dances.

N.Gankhuyag was born in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia and immigrated to the U.S in 2002. He now

The Silk Way Rally: new route Russia-Mongolia-China

The Silk Way Rally has been annually held since 2009; this year, however, it will take a new route from Russia to China via Mongolia. In previous years, the rally had stages in Russia, Kazakhstan, and China, but this year,

Mongolia’s foreign trade turnover reaches USD 13 billion

The American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia (AmCham Mongolia) hosted Minister for Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar at the January Monthly Meeting.

At the meeting Foreign Minister Tsogtbaatar noted, “Mongolia’s foreign trade turnover reached nearly 13 billion USD in 2018 – a record-high

P.Orkhon banned for four years following doping case

Mongolian freestyle wrestler P.Orkhon has been banned for participating in competitions for four years by the United World Wrestling (UWW) after she was involved in a doping scandal. P.Orkhon, aged 24 year-old, was named champion in the women’s freestyle 62kg

Mongolia’s coal exports increase by 129000 tonnes

Mongolia earned USD 169.2 million from coal exports to China in January, the Mongolian Customs General Administration (MCGA) said on Tuesday.

The country exported a total of 2.1 million tonnes of coal in January, virtually all to China. The figure represents

Mongolia’s inflation grew slightly in January

Mongolian consumer inflation was 7.3% year-on-year in January, according to latest data from the country’s National Statistics Office. In monthly terms, inflation grew slightly by 0.6% in the first month of 2019.

Inflation continues to be pushed up by accelerating growth,

A bad day for Colonel Sanders: KFC victims demand compensation

Victims who suffered from severe cases of food poisoning in a Mongolian KFC are demanding compensation. Two people made complaint to the Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection on 18 February.

Nearly 20 people became ill on 10 February after

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