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Mongolia’s medal targets for Tokyo 2020

In the 2020 Draft State Budget, the Mongolian cabinet plans to spend MNT 20 billion for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. The Mongolian National Team consists of 500 athletes in 32 sporting categories. The target which the country’s athletes

Missing American: snow hampers search and rescue operation

Yesterday (25 September), the search and rescue operation for the U.S. citizen who failed to return from climbing Altai Tavan Bogd Mountain had to be suspended due heavy snow fall in. It is now eight days since the 40-year-old went

More diplomatic appointment blues for Mongolia

Mongolia has failed to appoint new ambassadors in four counties and new consul generals in five foreign cities due to domestic disputes and blunt refusals form the countries in questions. Currently, Mongolia has no ambassadors in Russia, Sweden, South Korea

ADB: Mongolia’s economic growth faster than expected

Mongolia’s economic growth is expected to moderate but remain solid in 2019 and 2020 as the country moves to a more sustainable growth path.

Yesterday (25 September), Asian Development Bank (ADB) Deputy Country Director for Mongolia and Senior Country Economist Declan

Smokeless briquettes tested on Sukhbaatar Square

Earlier today (25 September), the ‘Tavan Tolgoi Fuel’ Company tested their smokeless briquettes on Ulaanbaatar’s central square, next to the State Palace. Sukhbaatar square, center of Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, During an ‘Open Day’ organized by the Ministry of Mining and

‘The Hu’ tops U.S. chart with Gerege album

A new album from ‘The Hu’, the famous Mongolian rock band that blends heavy metal and traditional Mongolian throat singing, has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Chart in the first week of release. ‘The Gereg’ Album has nine hits

Mongolian wrestling couple weds

One of the few Mongolian sports couples, freestyle wrestler P.Orkhon and N.Lkhamgarmaa got married earlier today (25 September). P.Orkhon (63 kg) is champion of the World Freestyle Wrestling Championships and her fiancé is international master of sports N.Lkhamgarmaa, also winner

South Korean drama shooting in Ulaanbaatar

It was reported that the team of upcoming Korean TV weekend drama “Crash Landing of Love” (tentative title) is filming in Mongolia. According to Korean producer Ryan Cho, shooting of the first five episodes of the drama is taking place

Mongolian Eagle Hunter impresses Australia

Australian journalist Julian Morgans recently visited Mongolia. He wrote an interesting article at about the single “hottest man” he’s ever seen in real life showed up on a horse.

Eagle hunting is the hottest sport in Mongolia, and 26-year-old Jinsbek

Mongolia tenders 10 MW solar plant in Khovd Province

Mongolia’s Ministry of Energy is seeking contractors to develop and construct a 10 MW solar power plant in Khovd, the administrative centre of the province of the same name in the westernmost part of the country.

The project is backed by

Telephoning from Sukhbaatar Square to S. Sudan and Afghanistan

Earlier today (24 September), the Mongolian Ministry of Defence in coordination with the Cabinet held a special ‘Open Day’ on Sukhbaatar Square. The Chief of the General Staff of the Mongolian Armed Forces, the National Defence University (MNDU),the  Mongolian Military