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2019/02/18

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2533.95

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Mongolia’s hourly wage to reach USD 1

Mongolia has raised its monthly minimum wage to MNT 320,000 (129.8 U.S. dollars); this came into effect from 1 January, 2019.  The monthly wages of more than 100 thousand people were increased by 33.3 percent.

Earlier today (14 February), Prime Ministry

Third Mongolia-China expo

The third Mongolia-China expo will be held this September in Hohhot, the capital of China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The biannual event is a great opportunity for Mongolia to diversify exports to China as well as expanding economic cooperation.

China has

Spending nights in a Mongolian yurt in Canada

Escape the city and spend the night at this unique accommodation in Quebec. Located in Nominingue, Quebec this Mongolian yurt is just a 2-hours and 30 minute drive outside of Montreal and Ottawa!

So what is a yurt – or ‘ger’

Mongolia to expand economic cooperation with South Korea

On Monday, Mongolian Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar met with the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Mongolia H.E.Jeong Jae Nam.

The two sides exchanged views on bilateral relations and promoting political talks on expanding relations to a strategic partnership level as

Former President Ts.Elbegdorj meets journalists

Earlier today (13 February), former Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj hosted a meeting with some journalists at the Tuushin Hotel in central Ulaanbaatar. Mr.Ts.Elbegdorj answered questions regarding some hot issues such as the purchase of 49 percent of the Erdenet Mining Corporation

Mongolian bus stops now have child care rooms

Travelling long distances with small children can be challenging in any country. To solve the problem in Mongolia, child care rooms have been set up at bus stops across the country for providing basic needs and comfortable travel for babies

Snowless dzud threatens Mongolian nomadic families

The administrations of Mongolia’s 21 provinces have reported that winter preparation is nearly 90 percent completed. However, less snow has fallen than usual this winter which has caused a ‘dry dzud’ in some parts of the country. Severe winters that

IBO champion King Tug to fight Gary Russell Jr.

New IBO champion N.Tugstsogt, better known as “King Tug”, is expecting his twelfth fight. On this occasion he will be taking on US professional boxer Gary Russell Jr. According to some sources, the match will be held in April.

His opponent,

Mongolian animation wins Grand Prix

The ‘Bumbardai’, animation by the Nomadic Comics Foundation has won the Grand Prix at the16th Fish Eye International Film Festival. The event was held in South Korea in November, 2018.

Film makers from Russia, Thailand, China, Japan and Mongolia participated in

India extends USD 1 billion credit line to Mongolia

Engineers India Ltd (EIL) has won the project management consultancy contract from Mongolia for the new 1.5 million tonnes refinery that the country is currently constructing.

EIL and the Mongolian government through Mongol Refinery State Owned LLC signed a Memorandum of

Hunnu Air leases four Embraer E-190 aircraft

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced today the signing of a lease agreement with a Mongolian domestic airline, Hunnu Air, for a fleet of four Embraer E-190 aircraft.

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