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Growing concern of overuse of antibiotics in Mongolia

Antibiotics are one of the great advancements in medicine in the world; however,  antibiotic overuse can cause bacterial resistance warns the World Health Organization. According to a WHO study, Mongolia is leading the world in the overuse of antibiotics. Mongolians

The Solar Tree of Sukhbaatar Square

Mongolia is well known for its bright sunny days with cloudless skies, averaging 250 days per year. To make the most of the Mongolian sun, a Solar Tree with a wireless system has been installed on Sukhbaatar Square in the

Number of Eco Schools in Mongolia increasing

As of today, 286 Mongolian secondary schools and 4 kindergartens have been registered in the international Eco School programme, based on the ISO 14001 environmental management system, which aims at ingraining an environmental-friendly lifestyle.

Under the sustainable development goals, Mongolia plans

Holidays in Mongolia

Mongolians returned to work on Monday (12 November) following a two- day holiday and the weekend.  On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th the nation marked the birthday of Chinggis Khaan, which is always set by the phase of the moon

Naked Mongolian man demonstrates in central Ulaanbaatar

Baring all to the elements, a naked man demonstrated outside the Mongolian State Palace earlier today (7 November) protesting against the  Law of Offense. Holding a placard reading, ‘change the offense of law – it is not suitable for the

Tobacco usage and sale in Mongolia

In a study entitled the “spatial and economic proximity of cigarette sales to school children in Mongolia,” researchers found that pupils who were given less than USD2 a week of pocket money were twice as likely to be cigarette users.

Bear Attack! Mongolian ‘gers’ destroyed

Several herders have reported that a rampaging wild brown bear has attacked their ‘gers’ (yurts) in Darkhan-Uul Province. Fortunately, there were no fatalities, but several gers were destroyed by the wild animal.

According to one source, the bear has been sighted

Car demonstration against soaring fuel price

Mongolian drivers demonstrated earlier today (5 November) against the increase of fuel price by circling the State Palace and Sukhbaatar Square, in the centre of Ulaanbaatar with their vehicles. Organisers say the demonstration will continue for five days between 8