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2018/11/13

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MNTM show to return after shocking death of participant

Mongolia’s Next Top Model, a reality television series, based on Tyra Banks’ America’s Next Top Model, is to be broadcasted on Sunday (18 November) after a postponement of almost a month. The fashion show had not been aired since 24

Mongolian herder family raising bear cub

An adorable bear cub will live with a Mongolian herder family in the Bayan-Uul Soum (rural district) of Dornod Province until spring comes. The little animal  apparently got lost from its mother and wandered into the herder’s backyard in October.

Mongolian model crowned Miss Asia 2018

Mongolian actress, the well-known model Ts.Azzaya has been crowned at the Miss Asia 2018 pageant. The beauty contest was held on 10 November in the Indian city of Kochi.

In addition, Azzaya also won the sub-titles ‘Miss Personality’ and ‘Miss Fitness’.

Major rating agencies upgrades Mongolia to stable

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) rating agency has upgraded the Mongolian sovereign credit rating to “B” from “B-” with a stable outlook.

The update reflects the government’s strong fiscal performance thanks to the combination of higher commodity prices in global markets and

Sri Lanka opens Honourary Consulate in Ulaanbaatar

Sri Lanka has recently opened its first Honorary Consulate in the Mongolian capital.  The inauguration of the Honourary Consulate and the ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in Ulaanbaatar and attended by Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Mongolia with residence in Beijing Dr.

Number of Eco Schools in Mongolia increasing

As of today, 286 Mongolian secondary schools and 4 kindergartens have been registered in the international Eco School programme, based on the ISO 14001 environmental management system, which aims at ingraining an environmental-friendly lifestyle.

Under the sustainable development goals, Mongolia plans

Cronyism at the top: first arrests made in SME Fund Scandal

Mongolia’s anti-corruption body has arrested the officials who are in charge of the Small & Medium Enterprise Fund. Three people, namely, D.Enkhbat, deputy of the State Secretariat at the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industries, S.Tugsbileg, director of the

Holidays in Mongolia

Mongolians returned to work on Monday (12 November) following a two- day holiday and the weekend.  On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th the nation marked the birthday of Chinggis Khaan, which is always set by the phase of the moon

Giant Mongolian ger registered by Guinness World Records

Mongolia’s largest traditional ‘ger’ has been registered in the Guinness World Records as the largest on the planet.

The ger – also known as a yurt – was constructed by the Selnen Company over four months. It has a diameter of

Naked Mongolian man demonstrates in central Ulaanbaatar

Baring all to the elements, a naked man demonstrated outside the Mongolian State Palace earlier today (7 November) protesting against the  Law of Offense. Holding a placard reading, ‘change the offense of law – it is not suitable for the

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