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Ulaanbaatar’s new express bus service

Earlier today (17 May), the City Transportation Authority of Ulaanbaatar unveiled a new express bus service that enables passengers to travel between the western and eastern parts of the Mongolian capital in only 10-15 minutes. It usually takes 40 minutes

5.2 magnitude earthquake hits Mongolia’s southwest

On Thursday (16 May), a moderate earthquake hit Mongolia’s southwest province of Bayankhongor. According to the Mongolian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Zag soum occurred at 5.46 p.m. (local time). Tremors from the earthquake

Cabinet approves 7 new Mongolian Ambassadors

Earlier today (17 May) the cabinet approved the appointment of 7 new ambassadors. In accordance with procedure, the list must be approved by the president.

The proposed new ambassadors are as follows;

-B.Dorj to be appointed as Mongolian ambassador to Poland.

-J.Sereenjav to

Three neighbours – one Belt & Road

Kaisun Holdings Limited and China Railway Engineering Construction Mongolia have signed an agreement for the construction of the Mongolia Choir Railway Platform. This project opens up logistic opportunities along the China, Mongolia and Russia corridor by providing full supply chain

Mongolian ‘comfort food’ gets on UNESCO list

Banshtai and Bortstoi Tsai (cooked meat dumplings and dried meat in Mongolian milky tea soup) have been included in the UNESCO list of sustainable food recipes. Banshtai Tsai is translated as milk tea with dumplings. The simple Banshtai Tsai is

Mongolia – a nation of children and teenagers

As of the end of 2018, the population in Mongolia stood at 3.2 million; nearly 40 percent of whom are 18-years-old and younger. Mongolians are one of the world’s oldest nationalities, however, Mongolia is a ‘young country’, especially when one

‘Life Element O2’ – a ballet about Mongolia’s air pollution

The ‘Life Element O2’ ballet will be staged at the Corporate Convention Centre on 19 May. This is the second ballet performance addressing environmental issues in Mongolia.

Last year, the Mongolian-American Ballet Programme presented its first environmental project on water conservation

Baikal Open: Mongolian freestyle wrestlers positive

‘Baikal Open’ international freestyle wrestling competition will be held in Ulan-Ude on 17-19 May. Until this year, the competition has been held under the name of the ‘Buryat  President’s Cup’. A large Mongolian team consisting of over 100 people is

Mongolian Foreign Minister to visit Singapore

Mongolian Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar is expected to visit  Singapore soon. As part of the trip, a business forum between Mongolian and Singaporean entrepreneurs will be held. The forum aims at investigating the possibilities of cooperation between Mongolian and Singaporean businessmen

Xinhua Commentary: The power of dialogue

BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) — More than 1,300 years ago, Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang traveled thousands of miles to the revered Indian monastery of Nalanda, where he studied Buddhism for five years under the guidance of Abbot Silabhadra.

The two legendary