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New record as Mongolian expats vote in Presidential Election

Mongolians living in foreign countries have cast their ballots for the 2021 Presidential Election ahead of the polling day of 9 June.

The early voting took place at 44 diplomatic missions of Mongolia in 30 countries around the world on 30-31

S.Zorig muder case: Mongolian Supreme Court takes decision

Earlier today (14 May), the Mongolian Supreme Court decided to release the defendants in the S.Zorig murder case on bail; the case will now be returned to further investigation. The trial was held behind closed door.

The three defendants – B.Sodnomdarjaa,

Sexual harassment and rape by MP?

A Member of Mongolia’s Parliament, Ts.Anandbazar, has been suspended from the ruling party after being accused for sexual offences to no less than 1000 women! The claims, which include rape, have sparked outrage across the nation. Today (13 May), the

Mongolian 2021 Presidential Election: MPP & MPRP in strategic remerger

Mongolian ruling party announced yesterday night a reunion with the party of former President N.Enkhbayar. Therefore, after 10 years of separation, Mongolian People’s Party has united with Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party.
Established by the communist founder of the modern Mongolian state,

Putin and Kh.Battulga discuss vaccine deliveries

On Friday (2 April), Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Mongolian counterpart, President Kh.Battulga, discussed the COVID-19 response and deliveries of Russian vaccines, the Kremlin said.

The phone conversation was initiated by the Mongolian side.

“Special attention was paid to strengthening cooperation

Controversial MP N.Nomtoibayar released from prison

Earlier today (1 April), former MP N.Nomtoibayar was released from prison after serving nine months of his term.

In July, 2020, N.Nomtoibayar was sentenced to five years and five months in prison for abuse of power. Later, the sentence was reduced

Mongolia’s weekend lockdown compromise

Yesterday (30 March), Mongolia’s National Emergency Commission supported the Health Ministry’s proposal to impose a strict 14-day lockdown starting on Saturday in Ulaanbaatar city to curb a resurging wave of COVID-19 infections.

However, today (31 March) the Mongolian Government decided not

Mongolian parliament opens spring session earlier

Earlier today (15 March), the State Great Khural held the opening ceremony of its spring session. It is the first spring session for the Mongolian Parliament formed following the 2020 June election. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the spring session