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Mongolian People’s Party turns 100

Today (1 March), the Mongolian People’s Party, the oldest political party in Mongolia is celebrating its 100th anniversary of foundation. Entitled ‘Patriotic Day’, the party has been celebrating its anniversary since 2004.

Established by D.Sukhbaatar in 1921, the political party divided

Mongolian democracy is officially “flawed” reckons EIU

The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2020 democracy index ranks Mongolia 61st out of 167 countries rated and classifies it as a “flawed democracy”.

The EIU democracy index, on a 0-10 scale, is based on the ratings for 60 indicators grouped in five

New Mongolian Cabinet approves economy recovery plan

On 10 February, the Mongolian Cabinet introduced a four year plan worth MNT 10 trillion to improve the economy and protect health. The plan aims to support youth employment, ensure stable revenues and implement housing projects.
As part of the

Mongolia appoints new Prime Minister

Mongolia’s new prime minister, L.Oyun-Erdene, has been confirmed by parliament with 87.9 percent approval.
The new prime minister is safeguarding Khurelsukh’s cabinet. Last week, the former Prime Minister, offering a grand gesture of accountability following recent protests over COVID-19 measures.
40-year-old L.Oyun-Erdene

Director of Mongolian NCCD removed from the post

Mr. D.Nyamkhuu, director-general of the Mongolian National Centre for Communicable Diseases (NCCD), has beenremoved from his post for not properly performing his duties.
His dismissal came after the poor treatment of a woman who had tested positive for COVID-19 and was

Mongolian Justice Minister calls to impeach President Kh.Battulga

Yesterday, the Mongolian Cabinet resigned as the majority of parliament approved the resignation  of Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh.  During the parliamentary session, Kh.Nyambaatar, Minister of Justice and Internal Affairs called for impeachment of Mongolian President Kh.Battulga, accusing him for trying to a use

Mongolian Prime Minister resigns after peaceful protest

Yesterday, (21 January), Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh announced his resignation taking responsibility for the inhume treatment of a coronavirus patient and her new born baby. The previous day, many Mongolians had demonstrated on Sukhbaatar Square demanding the resignation of Deputy Speaker Ya.Sodbaatar,

Former PM J.Erdenebat’s case returned to prosecution

A case relating to former MP J.Erdenebatand five others has returned to prosecution under a decision from the Mongolian High Court. As a result, the judge decided to suspend 6.6 years of the the politician’s prison sentence. However, J.Erdenebatremains in