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Tracking the endangered Mongolian antelopes

The WWF-Mongolia has started an antelope study using satellite collars to determine their seasonal movement and pinpoint the factors resulting in declining populations. Specialists collared 25 female and male antelopes in 2018. However, by December, 2018, two of them had

Celebrating Tsagaan Sar

In Mongolia, the first celebration of the year is the Lunar New Year, Tsagaan Sar, meaning “white moon”. The date of the celebrations is determined according to lunar calendar. Tsagaan Sar is a great family celebration with many ceremonies and

Cancer treatment centre opens in Ulaanbaatar

An In-patient cancer treatment centre opened earlier today (9 January) in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Cancer patients from across the nation come to the city for receiving treatment at the National Cancer Centre; both the patients and their

Mongolian Government increases monthly allowance for students

The Mongolian Government has approved MNT 41 billion for monthly allowances for students in the 2019 State Budget. Over 35,000 thousand students from 85 Professional Training Centers – both state-owned and private – will benefit from a total MNT 100,000

Religious organisations in Mongolia under inspection

Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency has been holding an inspection of all monasteries, churches and religious organisations which are currently active in Ulaanbaatar. The inspection is aimed at preventing fire and identifying any other possible health risks in places where

Two Mongolians arrested for smuggling dinosaur fossil

Mongolian Police have arrested two people over the illegal possession of a rare dinosaur fossil. The pair, a man from Ulaanbaatar and another from South Gobi (Umnugobi) province, were arrested after the police found information on the internet announcing the

Two dead and 30 hurt after bus hit gate in Mongolia

Two people have died and 30 have been hurt after a coach crashed into a welcoming gate in Zamyn-Uud soum of Dornogobi province. The accident happened earlier today (8 January) at 6.00 a.m.

The injured people were rushed to hospital in

Population of Mongolia increases six times

The population of Mongolia has reached 3,177,000 – a six-fold increase  from a century ago. In the 20th century, the country conducted its first population census in 1918 under a decree of the Bogd Khan. This revealed that there were