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2019/04/19

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Dust storm covers Ulaanbaatar

Earlier today, a dust storm hit Ulaanbaatar, blanketing the sky. According to the National Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring Agency, the dust storm did not just strike the Mongolian capital, but six provinces, namely: Tuv, Bulgan, Khentii, southern parts of Selenge,

MIAT enters summer flight schedule

MIAT is now following a summer flight schedule. There will be 7-10 weekly flights to Beijing, 6-11 to Seoul, 2-4 to Tokyo and 2 to Moscow and Berlin. The second Moscow-Berlin flights will begin on April 29. MIAT and Korean

Quadruplet lambs born in Khentii

In the midst of all the gloomy news about perishing livestock throughout the country comes news from Norovlin, Khentii province that quadruplet lambs have been born in B.Munkhbaatar’s farm there. All four are female. This is being seen as a

Government award policy to be changed

 A competition has been announced for individuals, teams and organizations to suggest alternative plans and designs for state titles and medals, as also their monetary component, to change the present policy governing their award, often criticized as a remnant of

Bayar returns, seen in Government House

MPRP Chairman S.Bayar spent a brief while in his office in Government House on Monday afternoon. He seemed to have lost some weight but otherwise looked healthy. He did not agree to take questions from reporters.

Head of Intelligence asks organizers of march to maintain peace

General Intelligence Authority Director R.Bold has asked G.Uyanga and D.Battsogt, the organizers of a citizens’ movement, to take all precautions that their proposed march on April 5 does not lead to incidents like on July 1, 2008. He promised them

Government to discuss Oyutolgoi feasibility study

Finance Minister S.Bayartsogt said that on March 25 the Professional Mineral Council added a further 5.7 million tons to the initial 25.3 million tons of copper reserve at Oyutolgoi registered on July 1, 2009. This takes the total reserve in the

3,000 environmental impact assessments listed in database

The Government has launched an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) database project, where more than 3,000 ‘detailed’ EIAs have already been scanned and digitized. The World Bank funds the project.
Nearly 100 people were employed on this project, most tasked with

More than 182,000 Mongolians work abroad

Recently released official figures reveal 182,506 Mongolians are employed in foreign countries, whilst 9,550 are there as students. An overwhelming majority of 90,000 of them are in Kazakhstan, with 46,000 holding dual citizenship. The second most popular destination for immigrant

17 TVET projects awarded MCA-M grants

A total of 17 projects received total investment grants of more than USD1,200,000 at a recent ceremony organized by the Millennium Challenge Account-Mongolia (MCA-M) Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Project. Of these nine were in the field of

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