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2019/01/18

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Mongolian herders to work on big US sheep farms

A year ago, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated the list of countries eligible to participate in the H2A and H2B non-immigrant visa programs which includes Mongolia. The H2 visa gives foreign citizens the chance to officially work

Mongolia’s population to reach 5 million by 2045

The National Statistics Office has forecasted that Mongolia’s population will reach five million by 2045. The experts at the NSO claim that they estimated correctly when they said that Mongolia’s population would reach three million in 2015. In that year,

Taxi fares to rise in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar City Transport Department has announced that taxi fares will increase from 1 February. The fares will cost MNT 1500 up to the first km and MNT 1000 from the second km.

African swine fever hits Mongolian pig farms

Mongolia has reported its first outbreak of African swine fever, just five months after the deadly pig disease was first discovered in China.

The Mongolian outbreak occurred in a “backyard” pig farm in the centre of the Bulgan province, which borders

Mongolia’s industrial output increases by 21 percent

Mongolia’s 2018 industrial production increased by 21 percent from the previous year, reaching about USD5.9 billion, according to the National Statistics Office.

Output of the main products of the mining and extractive industries was up by 19.6 percent, making it the

Mongolian currency rate weakens against CHY and USD

The exchange rate of Mongolia’s national currency, the tugrik, against the the US dollar weakened by 8.4 percent, and against the Chinese yuan by 3.8 percent year-on-year in 2018, official data has revealed.

According to statistics, at the end of 2018,

King Tug confident in winning World Champion title

N.Tugstsogt represents Mongolia’s best hope for a world champion since Lakva Sim’s fifth-round TKO earned the WBA’s vacant 135-pound title over Miguel Calist in April 2004 before losing it via unanimous decision to then-unbeaten Juan Diaz that July.

“Personally, I’ve never

Mongol Bank issues silver coin celebrating the Year of Pig

The Central Bank of Mongolia or Mongol Bank has issued a silver coin to celebrate the traditional Year of the Pig.

The commemorative coin, which is marked 10,000 Mongolian tugriks (3.7 U.S. dollars), has a 38.61-mm diameter and contains 31.1 grams

Mongolians to read Persian literature in translation

As relations between Iran and Mongolia improve, it has become clear that the two countries know very little about each another’s cultural heritage. In order to bridge this gap, Tehran and Ulaanbaatar are  collaborating with publications and organizing joint cultural

Two Mongolian boxers included in Asian Top Team

Two Mongolian boxers, namely B.Chinzorig and E.Tsendbaatar have been included in the Asian Top Team. A boxing competition between the Asian and European top teams will be held in the Czech capital, Prague, on 2 February, 2019.

International master of sports

“Tamgagui Tor” to be restaged

Meaning, literally, ‘The State Without Stamps’, ‘Tamagui Tor’ is a historic and tragic drama by state-honoured artist B.Lkhagvasuren.

The play, which consists of ‘three chapters and six acts’ is to be staged in a new production at the State Academic Theatre

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