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Back to school after ‘very’ long winter break

Mongolian pupils returned to school today (11 February) after a long winter vacation which had been extended due to an outbreak of flu and the serious air-pollution in the capital Ulaanbaatar. Former Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Ts.Tsogzolmaa

Former Justice Minister and his younger brother released on bail

Former Justice Minister D.Dorligjav and his younger brother D.Baatar were released on bail today (February 1st).

Both had been arrested by Anti-Corruption agents on January 7th and had their houses searched for evidence by the police.

When he was working as the

52 Mongolian children injured after falling off horses

According to data from the National Trauma Research Centre, a total of 52 children have been injured from falling off or being thrown from horses since January 1st, 2019.  Two of them were child jockeys and others were animal herders. 

70 percent of Mongolian grazing lands degraded

Essential to the economy and national identity of Mongolia, the grasslands are under increasing threat from overgrazing and climate change. Multiple studies over the past decade have shown that the once lush Mongolian steppe, which is an expanse twice the

Mongolians have long vacation for celebrating Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year celebrations in Mongolia will soon be here.  Known in Mongolia as “Tsagaan Sar,” it is a period of great celebrations for families and traditionally lasts three days.  This year, however, there will be a week-long holiday

Mongolia’s unique skincare products

Hippophae, or sea buckthorn, has been used for centuries for its reported health benefits. However, there are few places in the world where it can grow. Sea buckhorn thrives on the remote Mongolian steppe which, despite its sub-zero temperatures in

Nigerian man arrested in Mongolia for alleged drug trafficking

Mongolian police have today (January 28th) arrested a Nigerian citizen for alleged drug trafficking. According to official source, the suspect received a huge shipment of drugs through the postal service.

On January 8th, a Mongolian man was arrested after police discovered