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2019/01/20

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Mongolian herders to work on big US sheep farms

A year ago, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated the list of countries eligible to participate in the H2A and H2B non-immigrant visa programs which includes Mongolia. The H2 visa gives foreign citizens the chance to officially work

See gemstone-carved dinosaurs and turtles on show in UB

Based on the famous painting ‘A day in Mongolia’, a version made in chalcedony is on display at a Mongolian Gemstones Exhibition in the National Dinosaur Museum in Ulaanbaatar. The carving was crafted by Ts.Luvsandash and made from dark green

Success in Peru for Mongolian Auto Sport Olympic racers

Mongolian racers IM U.Byambatsogt and U.Byambadelger came in 32nd place in the SxS category with overall scores, however they retained their 3rd place in UTV Open class category. The final, or 10th stage, was conducted with a 100 km race

From Khuvsgul to Lake Sevan – visa-free travel with Armenia

The foreign minister has updated the list of countries where Mongolian passport holders travel visa free. Currently, citizens can enjoy visa-free access to 55 countries; 32 of them for diplomatic or official passport holders.

On October, 2018, Mongolia signed a visa-free

More flights between South Korea and Mongolia

Another South Korean airline will be allowed to operate flights to Mongolia, ending Korean Air’s three-decade monopoly on the route.

Korean and Mongolian aviation officials agreed after a series of meetings on Wednesday and Thursday to allow multiple carriers to fly

Mongolians to take US driving test in their native language

Mongolians living in California will now be able to take their driving test in their native language. Interpreters are to be provided by the Californian transportation divisions. The Mongolian General Consulate in San Francisco has made the agreement with the

Mongolia’s population to reach 5 million by 2045

The National Statistics Office has forecasted that Mongolia’s population will reach five million by 2045. The experts at the NSO claim that they estimated correctly when they said that Mongolia’s population would reach three million in 2015. In that year,

Taxi fares to rise in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar City Transport Department has announced that taxi fares will increase from 1 February. The fares will cost MNT 1500 up to the first km and MNT 1000 from the second km.

African swine fever hits Mongolian pig farms

Mongolia has reported its first outbreak of African swine fever, just five months after the deadly pig disease was first discovered in China.

The Mongolian outbreak occurred in a “backyard” pig farm in the centre of the Bulgan province, which borders

Mongolia’s industrial output increases by 21 percent

Mongolia’s 2018 industrial production increased by 21 percent from the previous year, reaching about USD5.9 billion, according to the National Statistics Office.

Output of the main products of the mining and extractive industries was up by 19.6 percent, making it the

Mongolian currency rate weakens against CHY and USD

The exchange rate of Mongolia’s national currency, the tugrik, against the the US dollar weakened by 8.4 percent, and against the Chinese yuan by 3.8 percent year-on-year in 2018, official data has revealed.

According to statistics, at the end of 2018,

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