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Former Spymaster detained

B.Khurts, former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency has been detained by the Criminal Police Department over the ‘torture to confess’ case. He was taken to the 461st Detention Centre last night, where he remains in custody.

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Otgontenger avalanche: rescue operation ends

The search-and-rescue operation for the avalanche victims on Mt Otgontenger ended on Wednesday (25 October) after the bodies of the three remaining climbers were finally found.

Mongolian PM expresses concerns to Chinese Ambassador

Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh received Xing Haiming, Ambassador of China to Mongolia on 23rd of October. During the meeting, the prime minister expressed Mongolia’s concerns about the decreasing amounts of coal being exported via the Gashuunsukhait-Gants Mod border crossing.

New Mongolian Cabinet to discuss 2018 State Budget

The new Mongolian Cabinet will discuss the 2018 State Budget at the first plenary meeting on 25th of October. The Cabinet held extended meeting on Friday. New Finance Minister Ch.Khurelbaatar will present the 2018 State Budget to the Cabinet.

Mongolians demonstrate against child abuse

Following the horrible recent case of a 5 year-old girl who was raped by her step-father, which stunned the nation, Mongolians demonstrated on Tuesday demanding stringent action against in cases of sexual assault on children.

Austrian company to modernize Mongolian hospital

Earlier in the year, on 1st of February, the Mongolian government passed a resolution for upgrading the equipment of the General Hospital for Special State Servants using a EUR 7 billion Austrian soft loan fund.

One-off bonus for Mongolian teachers and doctors?

The Budgetary Standing Committee in Mongolia’s State Great Khural (parliament) has held a second debate on the 2017 budget amendment. During the debate, which took place on 24 October, MPs questioned the finance minister over the recent demands of the doctors and teachers for a salary increase.