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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Mongolia today signed three loans and one grant agreements totaling USD 207 million to help improve air quality and quality of life in Ulaanbaatar; sustain people's access to quality education, and improve inclusivity by providing better ...
ULAN BATOR, April 4 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia's national health campaign "Whole-Liver Mongolia," which aims to help people learn about and fight hepatitis, entered its second phase Wednesday. According to the World Health Organization, Mongolia has the world's highest rate of liver cancer and the highest ...

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will pay a three-day official visit to Mongolia on Thursday, the Prime Ministry announced on Wednesday. Yildirim will meet his Mongolian counterpart Ukhnaa Khurelsukh as well as Mongolia's President Khaltmaa Battulga and Parliament Speaker Miyegombo Enkhbold ...
ULAN BATOR, April 4 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday signed four deals with the Mongolian government to help Mongolia reduce air pollution in its capital city, and provide aid for education and disabled people in the country. Finance Minister Khurelbaatar Chimed, and ...
The family of a Perth businessman facing seven years in a Mongolian jail are looking to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to intervene as they fear he may not survive due to ill health. Mohammed Munshi was sentenced to 11 years jail for criminal fraud last July and lost his first appeal in November. Last month ...
04 de abril de 2018, 13:22Ulaanbaatar, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Mongolia''s 8th International Mining and Oil Expo opened Wednesday at Buyant-Ukhaa sports complex, an event that showcases the latest technologies in the sector and seeks new investments. Representatives of 130 companies from 20 ...

Al Muraikhi receives copy of credentials of Mongolia envoy. 23 Mar 2018 - 12:33 ... The Minister met yesterday with Head of the Office of the Prime Minister of Mongolia, Enkh-Amgalan. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and means of supporting and developing them, in addition to matters of mutual ...
ULAN BATOR, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia registered 3,779 new tuberculosis (TB) cases in 2017, of which 16.5 percent were multidrug-resistant TB, the National Cancer Center of Mongolia said Friday. Nearly two thirds of the cases were registered in Mongolia's capital Ulan Bator, the center said in a ...
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LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Petro Matad plans to drill four wells this year in Mongolia, which it said is one of the last onshore frontiers for oil exploration and is seeking to curb dependency on Russian imports of refined products. Landlocked Mongolia, sandwiched between Russia and China, is mostly ...
ULAN BATOR, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar met with his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov in Baku to boost bilateral ties, the Mongolian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. The pair discussed issues including cooperation opportunities under the Belt and ...
When Khaltmaa Battulga assumed the presidency of Mongolia in July 2017, most foreign and domestic observers believed he would pursue a much more pro-Russian policy than his globalist-minded predecessor, Tsakhia Elbegdorj. Battulga's anti-Chinese rhetoric buttressed this prediction during the ...
Tsogtbaatar stressed that a number of Azerbaijani specialists used to work in Mongolia during the period of USSR and contributed to the development of the country, as well as Mongolian students studied at the universities of Azerbaijan. He added that his visit to Azerbaijan was a manifestation of the ...
The history and archaeology of Mongolia, most famously the sites associated with the largest land empire in the history of the world under Ghengis Khan, are of global importance. But they're facing unprecedented threats as climate change and looting impact ancient sites and collections. Climate change ...
United Nations, Mar 10 (UNI) Mongolia first joined United Nations peacekeeping in 2002 with the deployment of two unarmed military observers to the UN Mission for the Referendum in ... Since then, Mongolia has continued to expand its contributions to UN peace operations in hot spots around the world.
MANILA, March 9 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Friday it has secured 190 million U.S. dollars in total funding from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for its climate change projects in Cambodia, Mongolia, and Tajikistan, shoring up the bank's efforts to increase its climate financing for ...
In 2006, Mongolia made its first sizeable contribution to UN peacekeeping when it deployed 250 military personnel to the UN Mission in Liberia, a West African country that was recovering from a violent civil war. Six years later, Mongolia undertook it largest deployment to date when it sent a full battalion of ...

North Korean reps have actually met with former US officials in Mongolia recently as the two countries initiated preliminary meetings. The White House confirmed talks between the leaders will be held "at a place and time to be determined" but South Korea claims that a meeting would take place by May.
Less than twelve hours after news about a Trump-Kim meeting before May emerged the former president of Mongolia, Ts Elbegdorj tweeted, “Here is an offer: U.S. President Trump and NK leader Kim meet in UB. Mongolia is the most suitable, neutral territory. We facilitated important meetings, including ...
An estimated 70 percent of the rangelands in Mongolia are damaged by livestock and unregulated land use. But new research led by Colorado State University found less irreversible damage -- up to 10 percent at most -- from livestock in Mongolia's rangelands. This positive news is countered by findings ...
In 2016, Mladen Stanev, who chairs the Bulgaria-Mongolia Friendship Society, said the monument was to contain earth “from Veliko Turnovo, Sofia, Pliska, Preslav, [and] Varna as well as from the grave of [ancient Bulgar ruler] Khan Kubrat in Malaya Pereshchepina” at its base, and have the images of Cyril, ...
Glaciers in the high, dry mountains of Mongolia's Gobi Desert were actually shrinking during this time, claims a new study. It complicates our understanding of what happened during the last Ice Age, and it could change the way we think about how glaciers behave. Translating to the “waterless place”, the ...
ULAN BATOR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 07th Mar, 2018 ):A total of 710,740 animals have died so far this year in Mongolia due to the extreme wintry weather known as "dzud", the country's meteorology service said Wednesday, Xinhua reported. The dzud is a brutal weather phenomenon in ...
Cal Poly Adjunct Professor, Katya Cengel reports from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia--long known as the land of the eternal blue sky, but rapid urban migration is changing that. The once nomadic population increasingly now lives in cities with approximately 45 percent of the population, or one million people, ...
... for the more than 3,000 people who came to witness it. Among them is American Cora Nichols, 39, who has been living in Mongolia for 18 months and who is there with her two children. “I came here because the eagle hunters are very famous, and I haven't experienced anything similar to this,” she says.
The recent paper in Quaternary Science Reviews is the first to date ancient glaciers in the high mountains of Mongolia's Gobi Desert. It compares them with glacial records from nearby mountains to reveal how glaciers behave in extreme climates. On some of the Gobi mountain ranges included in the study, ...
Part 5 begins with crossing from Russian into Mongolia. By Janet Landfried. Ulan-Ude provided us with a transition from Russia to Mongolia. As we traveled south, the terrain changed. We left the taiga and traveled through rolling hills and valleys. We also left the mainline of the Trans Siberian Railroad and ...
She believes the Khangai yak -- an indigenous wild species found in Western Mongolia -- could preserve the country's landscape, because they're gentler on the fragile steppes, and help save the herder families' nomadic lifestyle. Johnston has been helping herders to switch from producing cashmere to ...
ULAN BATOR, March 2 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia announced Friday that it would ban the use of all traditional wooden ... Wooden toilets, which are used by the majority of Mongolia's population as well as schools and kindergartens, are reportedly having a negative ...
ULAN BATOR, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia and Russia agreed to expand cooperation in trade, economy, education, health, social protection and sports, Mongolia's Foreign Affairs Ministry said Thursday. The agreement was reached during the 21st Meeting of the Mongolia-Russia Intergovernmental ...
ULAN BATOR, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Mongolian government announced on Wednesday it would impose a ban on the burning of low-grade coal for domestic use in its capital Ulan Bator beginning on May 15, 2019, in an effort to reduce air pollution. This decision does not apply to the thermal power ...
TORONTO (Reuters) - The Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia's southern Gobi Desert will lift force majeure effective March 1 and majority owner Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TRQ.TO 4.28%) said on Wednesday that it expected to make up any sales-related effect over the next few quarters. Force majeure was ...
With temperatures averaging -40°C, Mongolia should be a natural as a ski destination, but snowfall is not quite the winter asset that the low temperature is for winter sports, and perhaps downhill skiing hasn't been a big priority for Mongolians until recently. But that all changed in November 2009 with the ...
ULAN BATOR, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia has become the second country to meet all the requirements of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) standard among the 51 implementing countries, the Mongolian authorities said Tuesday. Mongolia was assessed as meeting all the ...
Mongolia is “pretty much as far from an ocean as you can get,” said Cipriani, who visited his daughter, Emma, over Thanksgiving last year. “The concept is so alien, of any sort of shore, or shell, or putting a shell to your ear and listening to the ocean,” he said. Emma's students already liked some of the ...
But, Ulaanbaatar continues to be mentioned as a possible location for such a meeting. Now, the Chief of Staff of the President of Mongolia has held meetings with U.S. and DPRK diplomats to express the country's willingness to host a meeting. For Mongolia, this is an opportunity at positive visibility on the ...
A new analysis is shedding light on drought in Mongolia, both past and future. By studying the rings of semifossilized trees, researchers constructed a climate history for the semiarid Asian nation spanning the last 2,060 years — going 1,000 years further back than previous studies. It was suspected that a ...
ULAANBAATAR: Smog in the Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, is causing a public health crisis, especially among children, with treatment costs likely to put the cash-strapped country under increasing strain, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said. The government needed to take urgent action to ...
Japan and Mongolia have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea, which is continuing its nuclear and missile development. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met with Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar in Tokyo on Thursday. In the meeting, Kono said the international community ...
Mongolia lodged a diplomatic protest with Japan on Friday after a monthly kid's comic magazine included a picture of national hero Genghis Khan with a crude sketch of male genitalia across his forehead. The comic's publisher, Shogakukan Inc., apologized Friday evening in a meeting with Dambadarjaa ...
23 de febrero de 2018, 15:06Ulaambaatar, Mongolia, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) The National News Agency of Mongolia (Montsame) and Havana-based Prensa Latina News Agency (PL) signed Friday a cooperation agreement that will allow the exchange of news and collaboration in the area of journalism ...
Mongolia lodged a diplomatic protest with Japan on Friday after a monthly comic magazine aimed at children included a picture of national hero Genghis Khan with a crude sketch of male genitalia across his forehead. The comic's publisher Shogakukan Inc apologized Friday evening in a meeting with ...
ULAANBAATAR, 22 February 2018 – A joint report commissioned by the National Center for Public Health and UNICEF raises the alarm about the implications of air pollution on children's health. The authors estimate that if Ulaanbaatar's air pollution levels do not rapidly decrease in the coming years, the ...
Mongolia lodged a diplomatic protest with Japan on Friday after a monthly kid's comic magazine included a picture of national hero Genghis Khan with a crude sketch of male genitalia across his forehead. The comic's publisher, Shogakukan Inc., apologized Friday evening in a meeting with Dambadarjaa ...
ULAN BATOR, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia will conduct a national population and housing census in 2020, the Mongolian government press office said Thursday. The census plan was approved at a meeting of the State Commission on Population and Housing Census 2020 chaired by Mongolian Prime ...
Japan and Mongolia have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea, which is continuing its nuclear and missile development. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met with Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar in Tokyo on Thursday. In the meeting, Kono said the international community ...
ULAN BATOR, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- A visa-free travel agreement between Mongolia and Argentina came into force on February 19, the Mongolian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday. The two governments signed the document on August 31, 2017 in Busan, the Republic of Korea, in a bid to enhance ...
Perth-based Aspire Mining is racing towards production in Mongolia with its Ovoot, coking coal project that is expected to churn out high value coal suitable for steel making. Long-time followers of the company will recall that in 2011, Aspire was a sharemarket darling with a market cap of $600 million, ...
Qatari Armed Forces celebrated the graduation of officers from Mongolia. Some 20 officers of the Mongolian armed forces participated in a course held in Doha from January 5 to February 15. The graduation ceremony was attended by the Chief of Colleges and Institutes Authority Major-General Hamad bin ...
FOUR IRISH FRIENDS are to journey from Mayo to Mongolia in order to raise thousands for the homeless. The foursome will drive from Ireland to Russia and then on to Mongolia as part of the famous intercontinental Mongol Rally, and want to raise money for the Dublin Simon Community along the way.


 

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