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Mongolian wild horse foal – Bataar

With his sandy blond coat, gangly legs and spiky mane, Mongolian wild horse foal Bataar is a hero to his herd.

Thought to be one of just 2,000 of the endangered species remaining across the globe, the prized baby was born

Mongolian parents to take paid leave for caring sick children

On Wednesday, the Mongolian government announced five days paid leave for parents who need to take care of their sick children during the flu season.

Parents or carers who are in paid employment can take five days of statutory paid leave

African swine fever hits Mongolian pig farms

Mongolia has reported its first outbreak of African swine fever, just five months after the deadly pig disease was first discovered in China.

The Mongolian outbreak occurred in a “backyard” pig farm in the centre of the Bulgan province, which borders

Remembering Mongolia’s first fatal Mi8 accident

Exactly 18 years ago (14 January, 2001) an MI-8 helicopter carrying Mongolian government officials, United Nations staff, journalists and the flight crew crashed in Uvs province, killing over twenty. The people on board were flying by Mongolian Airlines (MIAT) flight

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