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Korean actor writes book about Mongolia

South Korean actor Choi Seung-ho is writing a book about Mongolia based on his travel experiences across the country. Choi Seung-ho is currently living in Ulaanbaatar. Previously, he has been in Mongolia a dozen times for travelling.

The Korean actor said

Mongolia and Russia to cooperate on counter-terrorism

The Mongolian government signed an intergovernmental agreement with Russia on counter-terrorism cooperation on Wednesday 11 December.

Under the agreement, law enforcement agencies from the two neighbours will closely cooperate to prevent and suppress terrorist activities by sharing information on possible attacks

16-year-old Mongolian boy awarded for Best Goal in 2019

The annnual ‘Golden Ball-2019’ awards ceremony was held on 12 December, naming the best footballers and referees of the year. The award ceremony is organized by the Mongolian Football Federation (MFF).

Traditionally, the Golden Ball selects winners in the following categories:

Raw coal ban reaps benefits in Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar recorded a year-on-year decrease in the density of hazardous fine particulate matter PM2.5 in the first two weeks of November, the city’s Air Pollution Reduction Department said. The average concentration of PM2.5 in the air of Ulaanbaatar

Mongolian -Turkish trade reaches USD 300 million

Historical and cultural ties between Mongolia and Turkey date back thousands of years, Mongolia’s ambassador in Ankara said.

At a reception in the capital Ankara marking Mongolia’s 95th anniversary and 50 years of diplomatic ties with Turkey, Ambassador R.Bold said that

Lithium exploration in Mongolia

ION Energy Ltd. is a battery metal exploration company focusing on lithium exploration in southeast Mongolia. The company holds one of the largest mining licenses in the country and is leveraging its first-mover advantage to explore an area of more

Mongolia’s population to reach 4 million by 2030

As at the end of 2018, Mongolia’ population was 3.2 million; an increase of 61.6 thousand on the previous year. According to S.Chinzorig, Minister of Labour and Social Security, the population in Mongolia should reach four million by 2030 and

Eight Mongolian athletes qualify for Tokyo-2020 Olympics

As of today (8 November), a 3×3 women team and eight Mongolian athletes have qualified for the Tokyo-2020 Olympics on shooting, track-and-field athletics, para-taekwondo, para-shooting and para-powerlifting sports.

Mongolia has established the ‘Tokyo Olympics’ Foundation to provide financial assistance to athletes

Three new HIV cases recorded in Mongolia

Three new HIV cases have been recorded in Mongolia during November; these bring the number of HIV carriers and AIDS sufferers to 284.

To date, 44 people registered with HIV/AIDS have died – 32 of them of AIDS. The first HIV

UB distributing free smoke detectors

Since residents started using the coal briquettes in October, there have been eight more deaths—mainly children, pregnant women, and the elderly. Nearly one thousand have been hospitalized in Ulaanbaatar’s outer slum districts, prompting fears that this “safe fuel” can cause

‘Nutcracker’ to be performed for children from vulnerable groups

It has long become a New Year’s tradition that the famous ballet the ‘Nutcracker’, (Russian ‘Shchelkunchik’) by Pyotr Tchaikovsky is performed at the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia (NATOB). This year, D.Altankhuyag, State Honoured Artist and