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2019/05/21

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Historical Mongolian ‘2000’ movie to premiere in Seoul

‘The 2000’, a movie about historical event of Mongolia’s uprising against Qing (Manchu) dynasty will be screened in Seoul, the capital of South Korea on 25-31 May. The movie is based on a true historical event of the bloody uprising

Over 30’000 people run in UB Marathon

The annual ‘Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2019’ was held on Saturday (18 May) coinciding with a car-free-day, when central parts of the Mongolian capital are closed to traffic.

The UB Marathon attracts more and more athletes and amateur runners each year, having become a

US fast food poisoning in Mongolian capital – again!

Another mass food poisoning has hit a US fast food chain in Ulaanbaatar – and again in Zaisan, a well-off suburb in the south of the capital. Over 120 people, 50 percent of whom were children, fell ill earlier this

Death in Mongolia’s State Palace

Former Mongolian lawmaker G.Batkhuu, also former Deputy Chair of Democratic Party, was found dead in Mongolia’s most important building, the State Palace, on Friday (17 May). According to one source, G.Batkhuu was discovered by a security guard with an apparently

Olympic medalist boxer to run in UB Marathon

The annual ‘Ulaanbaatar Marathon-2019’ will be held tomorrow (18 May) coinciding with Car Free Day. Every year, famous Mongolian individuals participate in the marathon for promoting healthy lifestyles and sports to the public. This year, Rio-Olympic silver medalist boxer D.Otgondalai

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

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

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

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