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Mongolian herders to work on big US sheep farms

A year ago, the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated the list of countries eligible to participate in the H2A and H2B non-immigrant visa programs which includes Mongolia. The H2 visa gives foreign citizens the chance to officially work

Second demonstration against Mongolian Speaker

Earlier today (10 January), the second demonstration was held at Sukhbaabar square, in the centre of Ulaanbaatar demanding the resignation of Mongolian Parliamentary Speaker M.Enkhbold. Police and security service officers were deployed for ensuring safety and preventing violence. Steel barriers

More calls to dissolve Mongolian parliament

Mongolia’s parliamentary crisis is continuing.  Activity in the State Great Khural (parliament) has been paralyzed for over a month due to a boycott by nearly 40 MPs protesting against Speaker M.Enkhbold, who is being accused of arrogance and blocking important

Mongolian flag raised at Chinese middle school

The educational bureau in Chifeng, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, said the authorities are investigating the case of a middle school hanging the national flag of Mongolia and sparking online discussions.

Pictures posted online showed that students sang and danced

Mongolian women travelling to Eastern Europe by camel

Fourteen months ago, N.Baigalmaa from Ulaangom, in northwestern Mongolia, began a 12,000km journey with Bactrian camels from her country’s capital of Ulaanbaatar to London. So far, her three-year traverse of Eurasia has taken her across the Mongolian steppe and China’s

Cancer treatment centre opens in Ulaanbaatar

An In-patient cancer treatment centre opened earlier today (9 January) in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Cancer patients from across the nation come to the city for receiving treatment at the National Cancer Centre; both the patients and their

Mongolia wins at 33rd Harbin international ice sculpture contest

Each year, the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival transforms the city in northeastern China’s Heilongjiang province into a frozen winter wonderland. More than a million visitors flock to Harbin throughout the festival to get a glimpse of the

Prosecutor requests stripping Mongolian MPs of immunity

The State General Prosecutor’s Office of Mongolia has submitted a request for stripping four parliament members of immunity. According to one source, MP’s B.Undarmaa, G.Soltan, D.Damba-Ochir and L.Enkhbold are facing prosecuted over the ongoing scandal of the Small and Medium

Mongolian Government increases monthly allowance for students

The Mongolian Government has approved MNT 41 billion for monthly allowances for students in the 2019 State Budget. Over 35,000 thousand students from 85 Professional Training Centers – both state-owned and private – will benefit from a total MNT 100,000

Mongolian actress in Crazy Rich Asians

Kevin Kwan’s sequel to his novel Crazy Rich Asians has now earned USD 239.8 million from box offices around the world. The movie, which premiered on 15 August 2018, is the first Hollywood film to feature a majority Asian cast