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Democratic Party Exodus – 100 members leave

‘MANAN’, meaning ‘fog’ in Mongolian is the name given to public-dissatisfaction with the creeping malaise in national politics. Characterised by corruption, cronyism and self-seeking, MANAN is a phenomenon affecting both leading parties. Many consider there is now no fundamental difference

Former Spymaster held over ‘Torture to Confess’ scandal

The Chingeltei District Court decided today (25 April) to extend the detention of B.Khurts, the controversial former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency (GIA) for 15 days at the request of the prosecutors. He has been detained by the Criminal

Dates confirmed for Beijing state visit

The dates of the presidential state visit to China have been confirmed. According to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang, Mongolian President Kh.Battulga will visit China from 24 to 28 April. The state visit has two main purposes: for the

Top politician of the year?

The Sant Maral Foundation (SMF) has released the results of its latest survey on the approval ratings of Mongolian politicians. According to the SMF survey, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh leads the Top Mongolian Politicians list followed by President Kh.Battulga, MP L.Oyun-Erdene,

Mongolian President to visit Beijing

Mongolian President Kh.Battulga is expected to visit China later this month. It will be his first official visit since becoming president in July, 2016. During the visit, it is planned that he will attend the second Belt and Road Forum

New Mongolian Prosecutor General appointed

The Mongolian Parliament has backed President Kh.Battulga’s proposal on consultation regarding the appointment of B.Jargalsaikhan  to the position of Prosecutor General of Mongolia by a majority. Following the vote, the appointment was ratified by presidential decree.

Separately, President Kh.Battulga issued a

Confusion as opposition party’s parliamentary group dissolves

The parliamentary group of the Mongolian Democratic Party has been dissolved. According to D.Erdenebat, the head of the group, the official announcement will be given to the speaker of parliament on Thursday’s united session.

MP L.Bold announced that he has left

Is younger brother of Mongolian President aiming for parliament?

Recently, the younger brother of Mongolian President Kh.Battulga was elected as a member of National Policy Committee of Democratic Party. According to Democratic Party regulations, only members of National Policy Committee have the right to be nominated for parliamentary election.