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2018/11/19

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President vetoes Law on 2019 State Budget

President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga has put a veto on the State Budget Law for 2019 and the accompanying legislation and parliamentary resolutions.

The Law on the State Budget for 2019 was adopted by the Parliament on 2 November and forwarded to

Naked Mongolian man demonstrates in central Ulaanbaatar

Baring all to the elements, a naked man demonstrated outside the Mongolian State Palace earlier today (7 November) protesting against the  Law of Offense. Holding a placard reading, ‘change the offense of law – it is not suitable for the

MPP defends scandal hit MP over SME fund

The public will be watching Mongolian Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh’s government for its reaction to massive allegations of misuse of its Small & Medium Enterprise Fund.

In 2009, the Mongolian government expanded a fund to support small and medium enterprises (SME’s). This

First Mongolian signed with European League

G.Ganbayar is the first young Mongolian to be signed with the European League. He currently plays in official matches of ‘Nemzeti Bajnoksag III’, a Hungarian third league team. The young player scored his first goal for Mongolia’s Khoromkhon Club when he

Small wastewater treatment plant begins operation in UB

A small wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 20,000 cubic meters has been opened in the Khan-Uul District of Ulaanbaatar. The facility, which was opened on 6 November, will serve160,000 households from the Yarmag and Nisekh apartment complexes; it

Full steam ahead for Tavan Tolgoi – Chinese border railway

The Mongolian government is planning to complete the construction of a railway from the Tavan Tolgoi coal mine to the Chinese border by 2021. The rail link, from the giant mining complex would have the capacity to deliver 30 million

Tobacco usage and sale in Mongolia

In a study entitled the “spatial and economic proximity of cigarette sales to school children in Mongolia,” researchers found that pupils who were given less than USD2 a week of pocket money were twice as likely to be cigarette users.

International calligraphy exhibition of traditional Mongolian script

An international calligraphy exhibition of traditional Mongolian script has opened in Ulaanbaatar. The event is organized annually with aim for increasing usage of the Mongolian script. The “Script of the  Eternal Sky” exhibition will last for five-days at the Mongolian

Polish adventurer crossed Mongolia Gobi Desert alone

Polish adventurer Mateusz Waligora has successfully crossed the Mongolian Gobi Desert alone. In August 2018, Waligora set off from Bulgan in Khovd Province, located in western Mongolia near the border with China. His trip was to cover only the Mongolian

Mongolia meets its domestic wheat demand

According to the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industries, Mongolia will be able to meet its domestic demand for wheat and potatoes. This autumn, the country harvested a total of 409,600 tonnes of wheat and 160,900 tonnes of potatoes;

Scientists zoom in on Mongolia’s oldest cheese production

A new study is showing that Mongolians were making cheese in 1300 BC. Mongolians lived a pastoralist, dairying lifestyle, for thousands of years — something which at one point, enabled them to conquer much of Asia and Europe under Chinggis

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