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Ice Challenge Mongolia!

The Karakorum Ice Festival and Climbing Championship is to be held at the Orkhon Waterfall in Bat-Ulzii Soum of Mongolia’s Uvurkhangai Province this weekend. The competition is co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, the Governor’s Office of Uvurkhangai

Improving the Oyu Tolgoi development agreement

The expansion of Rio Tinto’s Gobi Desert copper mine will “not be stopped” but the Mongolian government will seek to “improve” the terms of the investment agreement behind the delayed project. D.Sumiyabazar, Minister of Mining and Heavy industry, told a

Mongolian -Turkish trade reaches USD 300 million

Historical and cultural ties between Mongolia and Turkey date back thousands of years, Mongolia’s ambassador in Ankara said.

At a reception in the capital Ankara marking Mongolia’s 95th anniversary and 50 years of diplomatic ties with Turkey, Ambassador R.Bold said that

Getting off the “Grey List”: ADB to help Mongolia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will cooperate closely with Mongolia to remove the country from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF ) “grey list”, Pavit Ramachandranthe, the ADB’s new country director for Mongolia, said on Monday.

Ramachandran made the remarks during

Beauty in a wheelchair

B.Lkhamsuren from Erdenet has been crowned at the Miss Wheelchair Mongolia pageant. The event was held for the second time at the Holiday Inn Hotel on 22 November. Over 20 women, aged between 24 and 35 took part. participated in

Zuunkharaa – Washington cooperation

A school in northern Mongolia has entered into a cooperation agreement with a US university. ‘Eco School No 3’ of Zuunkharaa city in the Mandal Soum of Selenge Province will be working closely with the IGLOBAL University in Washington, D.C.


Mongolian law firm launches AI chatbot platform

MDS KhanLex, a Mongolian law firm, has launched iGeree, an online contract automation and artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot platform.

iGeree will initially focus on employment law. with plans of extending to company law coverage in 2020. The platform was built by

Grey list blame! Heads roll in Mongolia

The Mongolian parliament has today (22 November) decided to dismiss N.Bayartsaikhan, President of Central Bank of Mongolia and S.Davaasuren, Chairman of the Financial Regulatory Commission. As we have reported, there are demands that the pair must take responsibility for Mongolia

Mongolian parliament approves revised Law on Natural Resources

The Constitutional Court of Mongolia has revoked some articles of the Law on Natural Resources which have resulted in the loss of MNT 1.3 trillion revenue to the 2020 State Budget, reported Finance Minister Ch.Khurelbaatar. Earlier today, the Mongolian parliament

Mongolian army builds ‘refinery road’ in Gobi

A road connecting the city of Sainshand in Dornogobi Province and the country’s first oil refinery has been completed.  Nearly 200 soldiers from the Mongolian Army’s 7780th Unit have been laboring on the 17.5 km long which can take heavy