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Asian Buddhist Peace Conference to take place in Ulaanbaatar

The Gandantegchinlen Monastery is preparing to host Asian Buddhist Peace Conference on 21 June. A total of 500 delegates from 30 countries are expected to visit Mongolia for the conference. The event will take place at the newly constructed Battsagaan

Fighting terrorism: OSCE members to meet in UB

A conference of member states of the Organization for Security and Co-operation (OSCE) will take place in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, on 20-21 June.  The event will focus on preventing and countering violent extremism and radicalisation that lead

Making the deadly UB-Darkhan highway safe

The modernisation of the highway connecting Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, to Darkhan, a city near the Russian border, has just begun. The Asian Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have financed a total

Asian folklore artists gathers in UB

Asian folklore artists have gathered in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar to participate in the Asian Championship of Folklore. The competition will take place from 12-15 June. More than 200 folklore artists from over 12 Asian countries, including China, India,

An odd present for the Justice Minister

Earlier today (11 June), another demonstration took place outside the Mongolian Ministry of Justice and Internal Affairs. They protestors demanded that Justice Minister Ts.Nyamdorj should resign.

The demonstration took a bizarre turn, when the protesters tried to deliver a television as

A summer of fun and music in UB

Summer is definitely the open air season; causing an overdose of park life, barbecue outings, ice cream, Instagram shots and…live music! Check out our Ulaanbaatar summer music festival guide to make the most of the sunshine season.



Mongolian President to visit Kyrgyzstan for SCO meeting

Mongolian President Kh.Battulga will visit Kyrgyzstan on 12 June to attend a high-level meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Heads of state and government from 11 countries such as Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Iran, India and Belarus will participate in

Mongolian midfielder scores first goal of World Cup 2022

It may be more than three years off, but the first goal of the World Cup 2022 qualifying matches has already been scored. Nine minutes into their first-leg match against Brunei, Mongolia won a free-kick about 25 yards from goal.

Mongolian Bankhar Dogs return to herders

“These are the dogs that could stop Mongolian grasslands turning to desert,” say the directors of Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project. The bankhar, a guard-dog, is being reintroduced to protect livestock from predators and remove herders’ incentive to keep more animals

‘Eagle Huntress’ stars in Mongolian folk band’s new video

Well-known ‘Eagle Huntress’, Aisholpan is co-starring with her father in a new video called ‘Altai’ from Mongolian folk band ‘Boerte’.

Aisholpan is an ethnic Kazakh, from Bayan Ulgii in the far west of Mongolia. Amidst the towering peaks of the Altai