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Roads closed due to April snowstorm across northern Mongolia

The roads were closed in both directions Thursday morning between capital city of Ulaanbaatar and northern parts of Mongolia due to an unprecedented April snowstorm.

Roads are covered an ice after sleet and heavy snow falls on Wednesday in northern provinces

Mongolia sees decrease in COVID-19 related hospitalizations

Mongolia is seeing a constant drop in the number of people in hospital with an active COVID-19 related illness.

The Health Ministry is reporting 165 people in hospital with an active COVID-19 infection on Thursday, down from 180 on Monday (11

Mongolia’s active cases of Covid-19 fall to 843

Today (8 April), Mongolia confirmed 86 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the national tally to 469,017.

No new related deaths were recorded in the past day, and the country’s COVID-19 death toll remains at 2,177.

Currently, there are 843 active cases across the

Mongolia’s youths demonstrate for the better future

Over 100 young Mongolians; mostly students, demonstrated yesterday (7 April) at Sukhbaatar Square, a center of Ulaanbaatar demanding authorities do their jobs better. Youths have demanded to deduct taxes by 50 percent, to increase salaries, and to develop industries and

Mongolia to reduce alcohol volume in beverages

Harmful alcohol use is a considerable public health issue in Mongolia. While some policies have been introduced to reduce harmful alcohol consumption – including taxation, labelling, drink-driving regulation and education in universities – there remains scope to improve.

The amount of alcohol consumed

Five Mongolians arrested, accused of plotting to kill politicians

Today (6 April), the General Intelligence Agency of Mongolia has made a serious statement regarding a plot of terrorist activity by extremists in the country of 3.4 million.

The Intelligence arrested five extremists who suspected of planning a terrorist bomb and

Almost 75 percent of Mongolia’s media operations controlled by politicians

According to Reporters without Borders (RSF – Reporters sans Frontières), the international non-governmental journalists’ organisation, almost 75 % of Mongolia’s media operations are controlled by politicians or people with close ties to politicians.

In cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, which