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If you are honest, the tortoise always beats the hare

Interview given by Batbold Sukhbaatar, the former Prime Minister of Mongolia, to local press and published on January 7th, 2021

Following the coronavirus pandemic, the issue of economic recovery is now in the spotlight. As the head of the government that

Mongolia to release prisoners with light sentences

A new law is soon to come into force aimed at reducing the prison population of Mongolia. Instead of prison, people who have committed minor crimes and first-time offenders will be monitored and have restricted their movements in some locations. Therefore,

Mongolian Democratic Party holds Tenth Congress online

The Mongolian Democratic Party has held today its Tenth Congress online in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The party’s annual congress was originally scheduled for 16 November, however, it was suspended as Mongolia issued second level emergency situation following

Mongolia arrests journalist on Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(UDHR).
Earlier today (10 December), Police arrested a journalist and two other employees from the

President vetoes 2021 State Budget Bill

President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga has vetoed the bill for the 2021 State Budget. The notifying letter was submitted to Speaker of Parliament and Chairman of the State Great Khural of Mongolia G.Zandanshatar, yesterday, 24 November.
The Bill for the State Budget

UB inspectors burn illegal food items

The Ulaanbaatar Metropolitan Professional Inspection Department has conducted inspections on 622 food items and detected 525 violations. The officials identified 67.5 percent of total violations on the spot. The expiry date of 672 thousand products worth of MNT 672 thousand

Mongolian MP’s to approve 2021 State Budget from home

Mongolia has imposed strict actions in order to take control over the recent local transmissions of coronavirus; banning residents leaving from leaving their homes. Subsequently, the Mongolian parliament is also closed and its sessions are taking place online. Today (13 November)

High Court reduces sentence of Former Mongolian PM by six months

The high-profile trial of a former Mongolian Prime Minister has been attracting much attention. Earlier today (11 November), the High Court of Mongolia decided to reduce the sentences of former PM M.Enkhsaikhan by six months.

On May, he was sentenced to