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Preventing suicide in Mongolia

Mongolia has launched a 24-hour hotline for mental health consultation at the  National Centre for Mental Health.

Mental health specialists will operate the new hotline with the number of (+976) 1800-2000 in three shifts for providing answers to questions about mental

Shallow earthquake shakes in western Mongolia

An earthquake of 3.6 magnitude has been registered in a western province of Mongolia. The epicenter of the quake, which occurred on 26 March at 14.20 p.m., was 42km from the Mankhan soum in Khovd Province, A source from the

Independent Water Agency to be set up in Mongolia

Mongolia is working to establish an independent agency for water management, said Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh on Monday.

Mongolians’ water consumption now lies at between 7 and 160 liters per day depending on where they live, which means that, compared with other

President appoints Chief of General Staff

Major General A.Ganbat has been appointed as a Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces. The appointment was discussed and approved during a meeting of the corresponding Parliamentary Standing Committee and the plenary session of the Parliament

Civil defence sirens sound across Mongolia

At 4.00 pm on 21 March civil defence sirens were sounded nationwide three times as part of a major public awareness activity. This public awareness activity along with various training activities is being  conducted by the Mongolian National Emergency Management

‘UB Bike’ project CEO arrested for cannabis use

G.Dashnyam, CEO of the ‘Nickel Ganbaa’ LLC is being investigated on drug charges. He was arrested on 13 March near the Children’s 100th supermarket; he had been smoking cannabis in a Toyota Prius car. Mongolian Police seized five grams of

Drought kills Mongolian saiga antelopes

Merely 3,800 Mongolian Saiga antelopes, a critically endangered species, were counted in Mongolia at the end of 2018, down nearly 40 percent year on year, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Mongolia on Tuesday.

The Saiga antelope population of

Mongolia needs to cut number of livestock

According to a government report, it is estimated that almost 80 million livestock roam the Mongolian steppe. They have reduced the variety of vegetation and degraded 70% of the pastoral land.  Every year, Mongolia emits 34 million tonnes of greenhouse