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2019/04/19

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2533.95

Ulaanbaatar

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Dust storm covers Ulaanbaatar

Earlier today, a dust storm hit Ulaanbaatar, blanketing the sky. According to the National Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring Agency, the dust storm did not just strike the Mongolian capital, but six provinces, namely: Tuv, Bulgan, Khentii, southern parts of Selenge,

Casino ban!

The Mongolian cabinet approved a resolution on Tuesday to dismiss all civil servants, especially high government official and directors of state- owned enterprises from their jobs if they are caught gambling in foreign casinos. Gambling is to be officially considered

Closer ties for UB and her sisters – Denver & Oakland

Ulaanbaatar City Mayor S.Amarsaikhan held a meeting earlier today (13 March) with H.E. Michael S. Klecheski, U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia. During the meeting, the two sides discussed developing relations and expanding cooperation between Mongolia and the USA.

Mayor S.Amarsaikhan said that

Mongolian top-models and designers go to Spain

‘Worldvision Fashion Show’, where two Guinness World Records will be attempted to be broken, is to be held on 5-6 April in Madrid. The attempts are, firstly, for the fashion show with the participation of the most nationalities and, secondly,

70 percent of Mongolians use Facebook

The number of Facebook users in Mongolia has reached 2.2 million – no less than 70 percent of the population! The 2019 ‘Social Media and Appropriate Use’ forum has been held at the State House in Ulaanbaatar. The event was

Mongolian Foreign Minister meets Chinese Vice President

Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan met with Mongolian Foreign Minister D.Tsogtbaatar in Beijing on Monday, saying China hopes for the continuous development of the two countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership. The Mongolian Foreign Minister is making an official visit to China

Closing Ulaanbaatar: what to do in an earthquake?

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is preparing to hold a major training exercise on disaster preparedness and response in Ulaanbaatar. This will be the first major exercise of its kind in the Mongolian capital since 1990. All UB’s residents

Mongolia to co-organise International Army Games

The International Army Games-2019 will take place in 10 countries including Mongolia this summer. Mongolia is one of three new countries which have been chosen, along with Russia, to co-organise the competitions in 2019.  Currently, 104 teams from 13 countries

Earth Hour in UB disrupted

The Earth Hour 2019, worldwide activity has been interrupted by a political sit-in protest on Sukhbaatar Square, in the heart of Ulaanbaatar. The ‘Ger District’ movement organised the protest in order to demand answers from the UB City Administration. Unfortunately,

Come to Mongolia – to study!

In recent years, the number of foreign students applying for admission to Mongolian universities has been increasing, According to 2017 statistics, 1,636 students from 31 countries were officially registered. International students applying for admission to Mongolian universities mainly choose to

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