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2019/02/16

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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

NEMA rescues five Israeli hikers stranded on mountain top

The Mongolian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has rescued five Israeli hikers from a remote Mongolian mountain range, a day after they became trapped in adverse weather conditions.

The four men and a woman, all in their 20s, were picked up

Ulaanbaatar City Council Chairman Ts.Sandui to resign

Ts.Sandui, chairman of the Ulaanbaatar City Council handed his resignation letter during a meeting of the Citizens’ Representative Khural on 14th of September.

Ts.Sandui said ‘I am taking responsibility over the loss of the presidential election as Mongolian People’s Party chief

Mongolia harvest – in detail

This year, the country cultivated a total of 524.3 thousand hectares. This can be broken down as follows:  393.6 thousand hectares for cereal crops of which 367.2 thousand hectares was wheat; 14.9 thousand hectares of potatoes; 7.5 thousand hectares of

Polish company to build tractor plant in Mongolia

Mongolia will receive a total of EUR 50 million from Poland under an inter-governmental agreement; EUR 32 million of which will be utilized on the agriculture sector.

Marek Pol, director of Pol Mot holding met J.Erdenebat, Prime Minister of Mongolia on

Fashion show at Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts

A fashion show inspired by the White and Green Tara, Buddhist goddess of compassion, will take place at Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts. The ‘Tara’ fashion show will be held on 25th of September. Designer B.Enkhbaatar will present his collection

UN environment experts visit Mongolia

Erik Solheim, executive director of the UN Environment Programme visited Mongolia on 13th and 14th of September, at the invitation of the Minister of Environment and Tourism. The UN team led by Mr. Solheim met Ministry officials and discussed UN

‘Unforgettable Autumn-2017’ photography exhibition

Middle-aged Mongolians remember the 1970s and 80s as their youth; harvesting, the ears of grain, exuberant work, friendship, and first love. The ‘Tusgal’ photography club is organising ‘Unforgettable Autumn-2017’ which is an event of time travel back to the 1970s

Mongolia evacuates thousands for earthquake practice

The Mongolian National Emergency Management Agency has held a drill to train officers in evacuating civilians to safety in the event of an earthquake. The two-day drill took place in Gobi-Altai, which is a western province of Mongolia. On 13th

MPP to choose next Mongolian Prime Minister

The Mongolian People’s Party (MPP) will hold a party congress on 25th of September to choose a new Prime Minister. Following the dismissal of the prime minister last week, the State Great Khural (parliament) must appoint a new cabinet and

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