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More Border Blues! Mongolian coal denied entry to China

Chinese Customs officials at the Urad Middle Banner, an administrative region in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, rejected 182 trucks containing 19,540 tonnes of “unqualified” Mongolia-origin coal during the period between last November 27 and March 9, according to

Mongolia-Japan Teaching Hospital soon to open

Mongolia has been building the Mongolia-Japan Teaching Hospital with assistance from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) who signed an agreement with the Mongolian government in 2015 to provide grant aid of up to 7.985 billion yen for the project.


Morin Khuur Festival takes place in USA

The First Morin Khuur Festival in the USA took place in the city of Ann Arbor in Michigan, on 9-10 March. Initiated by ‘Khuurchiinkhan’ Morin Khuur Learning Centre, the festival was organized by the Mongolian Cultural Organization at the University

Vietnam and Laos to eat Mongolian meat

A Mongolian delegation led by the Head of Veterinary and Animal Breeding Agency, D.Tumendemberel, visited Vietnam and Laos between February 25 and March 1.

The delegation held negotiations on exporting deep frozen mutton, goat, beef and horse meat to Vietnam according

Petro Matad begins drilling in four wells in Toson Uul

Oil exploration company Petro Matad has started its 2019 Mongolian drilling programme.

The planned activity begins with four wells located in Block XX; this is  adjacent to the country’s main oil-producing area, the Toson Uul Graben in the Tamtsag Basin. Drilling

Mongolia’s exports rise by 30.4 percent

Exports from Mongolia jumped by 30.4 percent year-on-year – or USD 255.2 million – in first two months of 2019. This was mostly due to an increase in the sales of copper, coal as well as unprocessed gold. Gold export

UB bike rental service returns with more bicycles

The experience of foreign capital cities has proved that having a bike rental service is a concrete way of reducing traffic jams, air pollution and improving the health of the public. So, Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, launched such

Foreign worker brings measles to Mongolia

Mongolia’s National Centre for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) on Thursday confirmed the first case of measles in the country since 2016.

“The patient is a engineer  from India who recently arrived in Mongolia to work at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in

National Geographic explores Khuvsgul Ice Festival

In early March, travellers from across Mongolia head to the northernmost part of the country bordering Siberia. Photographer Yulia Denisyuk from National Geographic has explored the amazing Mongolian winter festival.

Braving the winter freeze—that sometimes falls below minus 58 degrees Fahrenheit—crowds

Scottish-Mongolian student to unveil new collection in New York

Melody Uyanga Ramsay  will unveil her new collection at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) Fashion Show next week, alongside new designs by textile and fashion design students in their third year at the school.

The Scottish-Mongolian will travel to New