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2019/11/19

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Rape! Former MP sentenced

Former Member of Parliament D.Gantulga has been sentenced to two years in prison for the rape and attempted rape of two women. The trial took place at Khan-Uul District Court of Ulaanbaatar on Monday between 2.30 p.m. and 10.30 p.m.

D.Gantulga

“The fish rots from the head!”

There has long been public criticism in Mongolia of top civil servants living lives of luxury using government money. For example, lawmakers regularly   use   official   cars   for   private   ends   –   such   as   collecting   their children from schools or going on

Five Mongolian Ambassadors: Parliament approves finally!

Earlier today (8 November), parliament approved the nominations for five Mongolian ambassadors including the representative to the United Nations. The appointment of the ambassadors to some countries has been postponed for over a year.

-General D.Davaa has been approved as Mongolian

Caught in the Casino

The Deputy Director of the Mongolian Customs Administration, Yo.Bat-Erdene and MIAT’s representative in Seoul, S.Baatartsogt have both been dismissed from their jobs after being caught gambling in foreign casinos. According to L.Oyun-Erdene, who is head of the cabinet secretariat, the

Mongolian PM receives the UN ‘I commit to SDG’ badge

Earlier today (5 November), Mongolian Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh held a meeting with Tapan Mishra, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Mongolia. During the hour-long meeting the two discussed the Mongolia-UN partnership and the notable contribution of Mongolia to the UN including

“The Oyu Tolgoi Agreement” – the book

It has been 10 years since the landmark “Oyu Tolgoi Agreement” was signed between Rio Tinto, Ivanhoe Mines and the Government of Mongolia. However, a dispute regarding the agreement has been continuing until today. During a press conference on 4

General D.Davaa – Mongolia’s next ambassador to Russia?

Earlier today (30 October), the Mongolian Cabinet discussed three ambassadorial nominations to Thailand, China and Russia. According to our sources, General D.Davaa, former Chief of the Mongolian General Staff has been nominated as the country’s ambassador to Russia, Ts.Tsengel, former