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Mongolian woman gives birth to twins – on charter flight

A MIAT-chartered plane has ended up with two extra passengers on board after a pregnant woman gave birth on board above the clouds.The Boeing plane was returning from the Turkish city of Istanbul evacuating 261 Mongolian nationals when the heavy

Turkey helps to improve agriculture production in Mongolia

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) in cooperation with the Mongolian Agricultural University Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Biotechnology has been implementing a multi-faceted  agricultural project in the country.

As part of the Support to Animal Feed Plant Growing Project,

Protecting Erdenet city from flooding

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has been active in Mongolia for 14 years and has supported over 100 projects to help the nation. The bank has announced a three-fold support package for Erdenet, Mongolia’s second-largest municipality:


Bayanburd Traffic Circle to be closed for three nights

The Bayanburd Traffic Circle and road to III and IV District of Ulaanbaatar will be closed for three nights from today (3 July) until Monday (6 July). The road will be closed only at night-time between 11.00 p.m. and 06.00

Supporters demand release of former Mongolian PM

Some 450 people, who came from the Selenge province, are today demonstrating outside the Sukhbaatar District Court of Ulaanbaatar for the second day demanding the release of former Prime Minister J.Erdenebat. The demonstrators, who are from the 17 soums and

Police to don the ‘deel’ during Naadam

The traditional Naadam Festival will take place at the XIII Century Complex, 90 km east of Ulaanbaatar. The impressive site is owned by Genco Tour. According to B.Baatar, director of Hero Entertainment, the traditional festival of the so-called ‘three manly

Mongolian children who received heart surgery return home

Eight Mongolian children who received surgery through the Children’s Heart Project have returned home. The Boone-based Christian relief organisation is flying the children, their parents and translators on their own DC-8 aircraft. The plane landed in Mongolia on Thursday.

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Mongolia to develop Zamyn-Uud Free Zone with ADB loan

Earlier today (2 July), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Mongolia signed three projects to lessen the socioeconomic impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on poor and vulnerable groups in Mongolia, to help support Mongolia’s post-pandemic recovery

Three Mongolian tourists drown in Kherlen River

Three local tourists have drowned in the Kherlen River in the Khentii Province of northern Mongolia. According to the National Emergency Management Agency, two men and a woman fell into river on 26 June around 7.00 p.m while travelling with

MIAT Boeing makes emergency landing in Beijing

A Boeing aircraft from MIAT, Mongolian airlines had to make an emergency landing at Beijing airport after one of the engines failed. The incident took place earlier today (2 July) at 1.23 p.m.. Chartered flight OM302 was returning from Seoul