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Rape suspect escapes from Mongolian jail

A man being who has been accused of raping a girl in the Nalaikh District has escaped from a jail in the outskirts of the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, police said on Thursday (20 May). Suspect ‘T’, evidently escaped from the

Ulaanbaatar hosts Asian Gymnastic Championships

The 8th Asian Gymnastics Championships kicked off today (19 June) at the Buyant-Ukhaa Sports Complex in Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia is hosting the event for the first time. A total of 139 athletes, 64 coaches and 46 judges from 19 countries are

Mongolia defeats Russia in 3×3 Basketball World Cup

The International Basketball Federation 3×3 World Cup got under way with plenty of absorbing action in Amsterdam. Mongolia moved to the top of Pool B as the only side to secure two wins on the opening day, including a tense

Mouldy rice from China – Return to sender!

Mongolian custom officials at the Zamyn-Ude border crossing decided to re-export 60 tonnes of rice to China. According to the officials, the rice was covered with mould upon inspection. The incident occurred on 4 June.

The country currently imports approximately 70,000

Fifteen years of saving lives – NEMA prepares nationwide show

All the divisions of Mongolia’s National Emergency Management Agency NEMA and all the branches across the 21 provinces will be in action tomorrow. Thursday 20 June marks the 15th anniversary of the founding of the organisation. In the nationwide public

Mongolian baritones to honour Placido Domingo

Taking place in an old Roman amphitheatre, the Opera Festival-2019 will be held on 22 and 27 June. The festival is dedicated to celebrate 50th anniversary of of the debut of the great Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.

Two Mongolian baritones will be

Morin Khuur Ensemble to give special concert

The Morin Khuur Ensemble of the State Philharmonic will perform a concert at the ASEM Villa, located in the hills to the south of Ulaanbaatar. Entitled ‘My Country and My Horse’, the concert will take place at the weekend (22-23

Six arrested on drug charges after police raid UB clubs

Six people were arrested at the weekend by officers from Mongolia’s Drug and Organised Crime Unit as part of an ongoing operation in night clubs in Ulaanbaatar. The police operation was aimed at fighting illegal drug use and uncovering hidden

Over 200 cadets join Mongolian Police

Over 200 new cadets from the Mongolian Police Academy have joined the ranks of the national police force.

The Law Enforcement University was first established in 1934 as the “Central School” of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Mongolians are generally very law