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2019/04/18

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Hakuho abandons Mongolian citizenship

Mongolian-born sumo superstar D.Davaajargal, better known as Yokozuna Hakuho, has decided to become a Japanese citizen. In order to do so, he must first reject his Mongolian citizenship. News of the decision was announced via official sources.

Yokozuna Hakuho extended his

Mongolia benefits from Australia’s ban on Chinese coal

Mongolia’s coal exports rose 15 percent on the year to 7.8 million tonnes in the first quarter, with the country benefiting from customs delays impeding imports from Australia during the period. Export earnings from coal over the first three months

Over 300 fighting forest fires in Mongolia

Currently, forest fires are raging in four soums of three Mongolian provinces, namely: the Mandal Soum of Selenge Province, the Bayan-Uul Soum of Dornod Province as well as the Khutag-Undur and Mogod Soums of Bulgan Province. Over 300 people including

Mongolian – Chinese Policy Consultation takes place

The first ever policy consultation between the foreign ministries of Mongolia and China was held in Ulaanbaatar on 15 April.

The meeting was co-chaired by Policy & Planning Department Director Mr. Sh. Odonbaatar, Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of

Mongolian President to visit Beijing

Mongolian President Kh.Battulga is expected to visit China later this month. It will be his first official visit since becoming president in July, 2016. During the visit, it is planned that he will attend the second Belt and Road Forum

Mongolian singer wins Best Asian Singer award

Mongolian male-singer ‘Becky’ has won the Best Asian Singer award at LBMA Star Awards. At the event, which was held in the South Korean capital Seoul on 8-15 April, Becky sang ‘Never Enough’ from the Greatest Showman soundtrack at the

Mongolia says rangelands are a global priority

In March, Mongolian community-conservation leaders persuaded the United Nations to acknowledge the importance of rangelands and commit to global action to fill glaring gaps in data. As a result of their efforts, the United Nations adopted a resolution to recommend

Drug crime information centre opens

A training and information centre at the headquarters of the Mongolian National Police Agency has been opened, in an effort to combat drug-related crimes.

The centre aims to improve people’s knowledge of drug risks, reduce drug-related crimes, and prevent drug addiction

Mongolia aims to increase foreign reserve to USD 4 billion

Mongolia’s foreign exchange reserves rose to 3.7 billion U.S. dollars at the end of March. The amount increased by 200 million dollars since the end of 2018, said E.Atarbaatar, head of the Reserve Management and Financial Markets Department at the

‘Ice Palace’ construction starts

Construction began today (15 April) of Mongolia’s first ever winter sports palace. Mongolian President Kh.Battulga participated in the groundbreaking ceremony of the ‘Ice Palace’, which is located in the  VIII Khoroo of Khan-Uul District of Ulaanbaatar. At the ceremony, Steppe

Education pays important role in Mongolian Chinese relations

Education has been playing an important role in strengthening bilateral cooperation and friendship between the two countries, Chinese Ambassador to Mongolia H.E. Xing Haiming said on Thursday (11 April) in Ulaanbaatar. The ambassador made the remarks during the opening ceremony

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