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2019/03/26

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Mongolia to host U23 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships

Mongolia will host the U23 Senior Asian Wrestling Championships on 21-24 March. The championships will take place at the Buyant Ukhaa Sports Palace in Ulaanbaatar. Over 200 wrestlers from countries, such as Iran, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Singapore, will be participating

‘UB Bike’ project CEO arrested for cannabis use

G.Dashnyam, CEO of the ‘Nickel Ganbaa’ LLC is being investigated on drug charges. He was arrested on 13 March near the Children’s 100th supermarket; he had been smoking cannabis in a Toyota Prius car. Mongolian Police seized five grams of

Mongolian singer wins Grand Prix at Saudi Arabian Kings’ Festival

Mongolian singer S.Tsogtsaikhan has won the Grand Prix of ‘World Folk Vision’ an international festival named after Saudi Arabian King Abdullah. The festival took place at Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia from 9-19 March.

Artists from over 100 countries

Drought kills Mongolian saiga antelopes

Merely 3,800 Mongolian Saiga antelopes, a critically endangered species, were counted in Mongolia at the end of 2018, down nearly 40 percent year on year, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Mongolia on Tuesday.

The Saiga antelope population of

SME Fund scandal: was Mongolian PM involved?

The ‘Nekhuul’ movement has made a complaint to the Independent Agency against Anti-corruption to investigate U.Khurelsukh, Prime Minister of Mongolia. The request was filed earlier today (20 March). ‘Nekhuul’ is a Mongolian word meaning demanding.

L.Altansukh, leader of the movement said

Returning sight to Mongolians: new equipment transforms lives

The Mongolian Health Ministry has provided equipment worth MNT 1.2 billion for improving diagnosis, surgery and treatment of eye diseases in 2018. This has made it possible to perform retina surgery at the First National Hospital in the capital, Ulaanbaatar,and

Unexploded bombs found at China-Mongolia border

A total of 28 unexploded bombs believed to be left by troops engaging in the 1939 war were discovered in areas near the China-Mongolia border, police said Tuesday.

Border police of north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region found the rusted bombs,

Ulaan Ovoo mine production and sales announced

Prophecy Development Corp announces Mongolian Ulaan Ovoo Mine start up in March and approximately 21,000 tonnes of coal production and sales. Multiple local and international consumers have expressed interest to buy Ulaan Ovoo coal.

With nameplate production capacity of 2 million

17-year-old Mongolian power girl sets national new record

The National Classic Powerlifting Championships were held at the Central Sports Complex on 18 March. Athletes competed in two ages categories. 17 years-old Ch.Anujin won the gold medal at the women’s +63 kg event and set a new world record

S.Zorig murder case: Were defendants tortured to confess?

Following an investigation of two decades, Ts.Amgalanbaatar and two others were sentenced to 24-25 years in prison for the murder of S.Zorig, one of the heroes of Mongolia’s peaceful transition to democracy. However, the family of the defendants, in an

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