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The happy return home: ‘COVID-19’ patients continue recovery

Mongolia has registered 313 confirmed cases of coronavirus since 10 March when a French national diagnosed positive for COVID-19; becoming first case in the country. So far, of that number, 305 patients with coronavirus have recovered from the infection; 291

German technology for Mongolia’s new Gobi railway

A new railway line between Tavan Tolgoi coal mine and Gashuun Sukhait border crossings on the Chinese border is under construction. A 70km section has already been completed and the line is due to be completed by the end of

Mongolia issues USD 600 million bond

Earlier today (29 September), Finance Minister Ch.Khurelbaatar announced that a USD 600 million 5.5-year bond has been successfully raised from the international market in cooperation with the Central Bank of Mongolia. The ‘Nomad’ bond with 5.125 percent interest is similar

Here comes winter! Blizzards forecast in Mongolia

Snow and blizzards are expected in most parts of Mongolia in early October. According to the meteorological agency, snow is expected to fall in the western provinces tomorrow (29 September), moving to the  central provinces on 30 September, then spreading

One million trees to be planted in Ulaanbaatar city

There are many pressing environmental issues in Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar where half of the nation’s population lives. A Centre for Ecological Education along with an Arboretum have been established in Ulaanbaatar for providing know-how on planting trees; the new trees

KT&G tops Mongolian tobacco market

South Korean tobacco firm, KT&G, raised its Mongolian tobacco market share to 34.2 percent in the first half of this year to beat JTI and take the top spot for the first time.

Its ESSE, the most popular product in the

MIAT’s Boeing 737-800 to conduct two flights between London and UB

This week, MIAT Mongolian Airlines plans to operate charter flights with the UK, operating between London’s Heathrow and Ulaanbaatar, using its Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

On 28 September, service operates as London Heathrow – Moscow Sheremetyevo – Ulaanbaatar, followed by London Heathrow

Mongolia to repatriate some 3000 nationals in October

Mongolia is planning to bring back some 3000 of its nationals with chartered flights from pandemic hit-countries in October. Ulaanbaatar is expected to operate 11 chartered flights; half of them are to Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, which

World Bank response to COVID-19 in Mongolia

The World Bank Group, one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries, is taking broad, fast action to help developing countries strengthen their pandemic response. In Mongolia, the Bank has been working closely with the government to address the

Mongolia repatriates more people from Europe

Mongolia has just repatriated 209 of its nationals from Europe where the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is already causing alarm. A chartered flight from the German city of Frankfurt landed at the Buyant-Ukhaa International Airport in Ulaanbaatar early

Canadian firm to improve water supply in Mongolian capital

Canadian design firm, Stantec (STN) has been selected to provide advisory services on the water infrastructure improvements in Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian capital.

The company was chosen by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a US Government agency working to reduce global poverty.