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2018/11/19

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Shock decision: China closes border to coal imports from Mongolia

China has suspended coal imports until the end of 2018 through all its border crossings. Beijing explained that coal imports had already met the country’s demand. This year, China has planned to import coal equivalent to last year’s volume. That

Breaking News! MP presents letter for dissolving Cabinet

Mongolian MP D.Khayankhyarvaa has just presented a letter for dissolving Cabinet to Speaker of Parliament M.Enkhbold. According to some sources, a total of 27 MPs have signed the letter, however, the actual number is still unknown.

The Mongolian People’s Party (MPP)

‘Mad’ deer attacks herder family in Mongolia

A deer, infected by rabies, has attacked a herder family in the Khaliun Soum (rural district) of Mongolia’s Gobi-Altai Province. According to one source, the ‘mad’ deer charged into their yard and storage barn and fought with the family dog.

Veterinarians

Mongolian students to take oaths

National Declaration Day will take place on November 26, during which  the  ‘Citizen of Mongolia’ oath-taking ceremony will be held at the State Palace. In total, 33 representatives from 850 students who have reached the age of 16 years old

Mongolian boxer girl to fight Olympic silver medalist

India is hosting the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in New Delhi. During the event, Mongolian athlete M.Myagmarjargal will fight against world number one and 2016 Olympic and World Silver medalist Nouchka Mireille Fontijn of the Netherlands in the 75

President vetoes Law on 2019 State Budget

President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga has put a veto on the State Budget Law for 2019 and the accompanying legislation and parliamentary resolutions.

The Law on the State Budget for 2019 was adopted by the Parliament on 2 November and forwarded to

Mongolia calls for global attention on climate change

Dramatic temperature changes and extreme weather events in Mongolia have been blamed for the deaths of thousands of livestock in recent years and is believed to be forcing hundreds of families each year to abandon their traditional nomadic farming ways.

Suicide rates cause alarm in Mongolia

Mongolia registered a total of 2055 cases of suicide between 2012 and 2016; this means on average 411 people kill themselves each year. Suicide is 5.2 times higher among Mongolian men (1729) than women (326).

Most importantly, the suicide rate has

Death on Mongolia’s ‘Coal Road’

Kh.Sugar, director of the Citizens’ Representative Assembly has held a press conference regarding the dangerous  situation on the main coal transportation route to China.

Currently, nearly 12000 coal trucks from 161 enterprises are transporting coal on the 239 km road between

Mongolian exports reach USD 5.9 billion

In the first 10 months of 2018, Mongolia traded with 153 countries  worldwide and the total trade turnover reached USD 10.8 billion, with exports of USD 5.9 billion and imports of USD 4.9 billion. In October 2018, exports and imports

Goldlinks enters Zaamar gold mine project

The global gold industry blockchain alliance, Goldlinks, announced the conclusion of a strategic partnership with Erd Khul LLC, a gold mine in Mongolia. The partnership covers cooperation on mining, the creation of gold-backed digital assets, mine acquisitions, and more. The

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