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2020/01/24

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‘Gucci’ handbag future for Mongolian livestock?

Mongolian President Kh.Battulga met with Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO of ‘Gucci’, an Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods during the World Economic Forum. The event is being held at the Swiss resort of Davos.

President Kh.Battulga introduced him

Over 45000 earthquakes in Mongolia in 2019

In 2019, Mongolia registered a total of 45757 earthquakes nationwide. Most, of course, where minor seismic blips; however, people felt 20 tremors out of the 66 earthquakes which measured 3.5 and above. A total of 1010 earthquake occurred in the

Coronavirus scare: 6 people examined in Mongolia

On Wednesday (22 January), delegates from the World Health Organisation and the Mongolian Ministry of Health held a press conference about coronavirus, which is fast spreading from the Chinese city of Wuhan. According to yesterday’s reports, the mystery illness has

Mongolia increases budget for primary hospitals

In recent years, the budget for Mongolia’s health sector has increased sharply. Mongolia raised the health budget to MNT 964.6 billion in 2020 from MNT 694.7 billion in 2017 – an increase of 38 percent.

Mongolia has upgraded the budget for

Soaring over Ulaanbaatar’s traffic: cable car introduced to public

Currently, a total of 1170 buses and trolleybuses transport nearly 600,000 passengers across Ulaanbaatar every day. Cars, however, remain a major problem: over 530,000 are registered in the Mongolian capital; this figure increases annually by 70,000 vehicles; it is expected

The dynamic ‘Passive Housing Solution’ for Mongolia’s ger districts

The Capital City Housing Corporation of Mongolia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a company from Germany called Rongen Architekten to cooperate on introducing European ‘passive house standards’ to the country. The ‘passive house’ is the world’s leading benchmark

Electric buses start running in Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia has imported 10 electric buses from China for transportation in Ulaanbaatar. The electric buses began operation earlier today (20 January) on a three month-long trial. According to officials, the buses can handle -50 and -60 Celsius temperatures and can

‘Where are our kids?’

In an attempt to ease the traffic jams in the Mongolian capital and to ensure the safety of school children, the Ulaanbaatar city administration initiated a school bus service. The buses started running on 15 November 2019; currently, a total