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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

Russia-Mongolia-China economic corridor to open in 2018

The Russia-Mongolia-China economic corridor will open for international road transport next year, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov told a seminar reviewing preparations to implement an intergovernmental agreement on international transport via the Asian network of highways.

‘We expect that this agreement

Mongolia to host Investigative Journalism Dialogue

Mongolia is to host an international conference on the investigative journalism. The event will take place at the Kempinski Hotel in Ulaanbaatar on 1st and 2nd of September and is being organised by the Mongolian Press Institution in cooperation with

Mongolian Parliament to vote to dismiss Prime Minister

Mongolian lawmakers are voting to dismiss Prime Minister J.Erdenebat from office during a special session of parliament (State Great Khural) on Thursday (31st of August).  M.Enkhbold, Speaker of Parliament ruled to call a special session between 30th of August and

Fashion designer crowned Miss Mongolia 2017

A 24-year-old fashion designer was crowned Miss Mongolia on Wednesday (30st of August), the country’s most renowned beauty pageant. Ts.Enkhjin was selected after receiving 50 points from judges and 50 points from the number of ‘likes’ sent to the official

D.Sumya changes her medal colour at World Judo Championship

Mongolian Olympic silver medalist judoka D.Sumya has became the world champion. This happened on 30th of August at the 2017 World Judo Championship in Budapest, Hungary, when D.Sumya won the women’s 57 kg, D.Sumya changing her bronze medal into gold.

Mongolian teachers threaten strike action

With only a few days remaining until the new academic year begins,  Mongolian teachers have threatened to go on strike. Earlier today, 30th August, school teachers demonstrated on Ulaanbaatar’s central Sukhbaatar square with slogans such as ‘Demanding salary increase’, ‘We

UB Food Festival

The annual UB Food Festival will take place on Light Street on the weekend (2nd and 3rd of September). Restaurants, bakeries and catering services will gather together during the event with their specialty menus and recipes.

The festival aims at advertising

Mongolia bans transport of live cattle and sheep to the capital

The city authorities of the Ulaanbaatar have imposed a temporary ban on the transportation of live cattle, sheep and goats from local regions to the capital city, in efforts to curb the spread of acute infectious diseases of animals. According

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