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South Korea – major coronavirus threat to Mongolia

Mongolia is on high alert after confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection in South Korea reached 156 and one died on Friday morning. As of 30 December, 2019, there are 48158 Mongolians living in South Korea.

According to health officials, Mongolia

Suspending Tsagaan Sar?

The Mongolian National Emergency Commission decided on Monday (10 February) to suspend the Tsagaan Sar celebration. This came at the request of the health minister. According to law, the decision must be discussed by the National Security Council of Mongolia

Mongolian Bank updates Tugrik design

The Central Bank of Mongolia announced earlier today (7 February) the introduction of new designs for the MNT 50,000 and MNT 20,000 banknotes. This is part a measure to reconstitute the reserves of the banknotes in circulation.

The new bank notes

Fined for Fake News

A Mongolian citizen has been fined MNT 2 million for spreading fake news over coronavirus. Named ‘E’ for legal reasons, the person from the Bayanzurkh District of Ulaanbaatar posted a Facebook message saying that Mongolia quarantined the first case of

Seasonal flu outbreak decreases due to quarantines

Mongolia has quarantined all schools, universities and kindergartens until 2 March in order to prevent the spread of the highly infectious coronavirus. The move has had positive effect in reducing the seasonal flu outbreaks which has decreased across the country.


Mongolia to form National Biathlon Team

The Mongolian Government has decided to establish a National Biathlon Team considering the success at the Winter Youth Olympics, which ran from January 9 to 22.

Seventeen-year-old Mongolian student E.Enkhsaikhan won 12th place in the biathlon competing with 99 athletes. It

Imports – legal and illegal

Mongolia’s exports and imports fell in January 2020 due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, which has since spread to 25 other countries. China accounts nearly 95 percent of Mongolia’s import; most of them are car equipment, fuel, chemical

Mask Mission Mongolia succeeding

According to custom officials, Mongolia imported 68.7 thousand face masks in January, 2020; this is an increase of 59.0 thousand on the same period previous year. This demand for masks is being driven by highly infectious coronavirus outbreak in China.

The Hu announces new U.S. headlining tour

Mongolian rock sensation The Hu has announced a new U.S. headlining tour.

The trek arrives on the heels of the band’s 2019 North American tour in support of their debut album, The Gereg, which saw The Hu perform their signature brand

Beijing-Ulaanbaatar-Moscow trains stopped!

Rail services between Beijing-Ulaanbaatar-Moscow have been stopped from today, (6 February) at the request of the Russian Federation. As concern over coronavirus increases, Mongolian transportation officials have also warned Mongolian passengers not to travel to China by plane of train.