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Controversial former MP faces arrest

A controversial young politician, who was expelled from the ranks of the ruling party last year, is now facing arrest. Former MP N.Nomtoibayar has been summoned by the Primary Criminal Court of the Chingeltei District of Ulaanbaatar. The decision by

Former Mongolian PM imprisoned!

The high-profile trial of a former Mongolian prime minister has been attracting much attention. At the third day of trial, M.Enkhsaikhan was sentenced four-and-a-half years in prison and banned from public office for four years. He has been accused for

Expelled MP challenges Justice Minister in upcoming election

A young politician and member of parliament from Mongolia’s ruling party N.Nomtoibayar was expelled from its ranks on January, 2019. Now N.Nomtoibayar has decided to stand independently for the upcoming 2020 parliamentary election. Subsequently, will be N.Nomtoibayar standing against Justice

Anti-corruption body raids office of Tavan Bogd Group’s President

Officers from the Independent Authority against Corruption of Mongolia have raided Tavan Bogd Group President Ts.Baatarsaikhan’s office.

According to official sources, the raid was carried out by the IAAC as part of an ongoing investigation into the Health Insurance Fund.

Ts.Baatarsaikhan, who

Transparency International challenges Mongolian Government

Transparency International and ARTICLE 19 today (30 April) called on the Mongolian government to take urgent legislative action to address an increasingly dangerous environment for the independent media in the country.

In January, Article 13.14 of the Mongolian Criminal Code came

Mongolia approves Law on Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Earlier today (29 April), the Mongolian State Great Khural (parliament) approved the Law on Pandemic Preparedness and Response in answer to the economic and social impact of coronavirus as well as the growing threat of an outbreak of infectious diseases

NEMA chief nominated as Mongolia’s Ambassador to China

Major-General T.Badral, Head of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has been nominated as Mongolia’s next ambassador to China. The decision was taken during today’s Cabinet meeting. His nomination will be discussed by parliament and submitted for approval to the