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Thermal substation to be built on UB cemetery land

The Ulaanbaatar City Administration has decided to construct a new thermal substation on the land of the Dalandavhar Cemetery. The new ‘Khuchit Shonhor’ substation with a capacity of 20 megawatt is expected to begin operation later this year. Cleaning and

Turquoise Hill revenue surprise lifts shares 6%

Shares in Turquoise Hill rose sharply on Tuesday after the company announced better than expected revenues amid declining production at its massive Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia.

Mongolian economy: positive growth figures

Mongolia’s economy, which grew only 1 percent in 2016, expanded 4.2 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, buoyed by the coal sector’s turnaround, government data showed on Tuesday (16th of May).

Mongolian Bankhar to become recognised dog breed

“Hold your dog!”, is the traditional greeting when approaching a Mongolian ger – it is also a practical request, because the Bankhar, as the dog of the nomads is called, is a fierce defender of the livestock.

Mongolians to practice Japan culture

Mongolia and Japan are currently marking the 15th anniversary of the establishment of official diplomatic relations. To celebrate this, Mongolia is to organise a Japanese Culture Day at the Mongolia-Japan Center on 20th of May.

Mongolia and Russia to build renewable energy network

Russian Rosseti LLC is to implement a project establishing a renewable energy network in Mongolia. Oleg Mikhailovich Budargin, Director General of Rosseti LLC, discussed the plan with Mongolian Prime Minister J.Erdenebat, on Tuesday 16th May.

Embassy staff register for Ulaanbaatar Marathon

The ‘Ulaanbaatar Marathon’, which is an annual international competition, will take place on 20th of May, coinciding with ‘Car-free Day’. A total of 30 thousand people including embassy staff from 17 countries and their families have registered to participate in the marathon. Furthermore runners from Japan, Kenya and South Korea have also been invited.