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SME Fund scandal: was Mongolian PM involved?

The ‘Nekhuul’ movement has made a complaint to the Independent Agency against Anti-corruption to investigate U.Khurelsukh, Prime Minister of Mongolia. The request was filed earlier today (20 March). ‘Nekhuul’ is a Mongolian word meaning demanding.

L.Altansukh, leader of the movement said

S.Zorig murder case: Were defendants tortured to confess?

Following an investigation of two decades, Ts.Amgalanbaatar and two others were sentenced to 24-25 years in prison for the murder of S.Zorig, one of the heroes of Mongolia’s peaceful transition to democracy. However, the family of the defendants, in an

Mongolian Parliament meets for one-off session

An unscheduled meeting of the Mongolian State Great Khural (parliament) has been taking place today,18 March. The irregular session opened at 10.00 a.m. and is being attended by 81.3 percent of the MPs. The Speaker of Parliament, G.Zandanshatar, introduced the

No more ‘ghost voting’ for Mongolian MP’s

The Mongolian State Great Khural (parliament) is to use a fingerprint voting system starting from the upcoming regular spring session to make lawmakers more accountable, local media reported on Thursday, citing the secretariat of the country’s unicameral parliament.

The move aims

Mongolian Speaker visits Switzerland

The Speaker of the State Great Khural (Parliament) G.Zandanshatar has been on a visit to Switzerland on March 11-15, at the invitation of the President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation. Speaker G.Zandanshatar held official talks with the

Visiting the troops: Mongolian PM flies to South Sudan

A regular session of the Mongolian Cabinet was suspended today (13 March) due to the absence of Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh. As a rule, the ministers meet every Wednesday. A delegation led by the PM flew to South Sudan on Monday

Mongolian ruling party to cooperate with Vietnamese communists

A Mongolian delegation led by D.Amarbayasgalan, Secretary General of Mongolian People’s Party are currently visiting Hanoi. Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong received the Mongolian delegation yesterday. Mr.

Erdenet copper scandal: arrests in UB

Earlier today (5 March) Mongolian police arrested D.Erdenebileg, owner of the Trade Development Bank of Mongolia (TDBM). The businessman was arrested from his apartment in the Khan-Uul District of Ulaanbaatar. Another arrest was that of former CEO Ts.Orkhon, who was