Men’s 3x3 basketball team wins Russian team
The 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup kicked off in Amsterdam, Netherlands yesterday on June 18. It is the first time for the women’s 3x3 basketball team of Mongolia to compete in the World Cup, in which teams of 20 countries are participating.
Awards presented to Mongolian peacekeepers
On June 18, awards were presented to the Mongolian soldiers who successfully served in international peacekeeping operations.
Mental calculation athletes competing in international competition
Nine athletes of the Mongolian Intellectual Academy are competing in the WISF Issyk-Kul 2019 International Mental Arithmetic Olympiad, which is taking place in Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan on June 16-20.
T.Munkhzul becomes Mongolia's first female medalist of continental championship
The 2019 Asian Continental Chess Championship took place in Xingtai, China on June 7-15, with involvement of more than 100 athletes from over 20 countries.
Spirit of Ballet international ballet concert to take place
Today, June 18, the second gala concert 'Spirit of Ballet' for international youth ballet dancers is going to be held in the framework of the Classical Arts-III programme with the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports and in partnership with the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
Stock Exchange weekly review /June 10-14/
During the week of June 10, 2019 to June 14, 2019, MNT19,226,271,431.82 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Mongolia-Japan teaching hospital opens
The opening ceremony of the Mongolia-Japan Teaching Hospital of the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS), built with the non-refundable aid of the Government of Japan in Bayanzurkh district, took place on June 16.
Second meeting of the National Council on Culture and Arts takes place
The second meeting of the National Council on Culture and Arts took place at the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet on June 12. Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh and Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg attended the meeting.
Asian Championship of Folklore taking place for the first time in Mongolia
The Asian Championship of Folklore - Asia Folk 2019 is being organized under the auspices of Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh in Ulaanbaatar on June 12-16.
National football team qualifies for second round qualifiers
The second leg match of the first round qualifier match for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 between the teams of Mongolia and Brunei Darussalam took place in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on June 11.
Rain expected in most parts of the country during the weekend
Light showers are expected in the mountainous areas of Altai, Khangai and Khuvsgul with temperature rising in most parts of the country on June 13.
Global brands and manufacturers show interest in Mongolian cashmere
Large scale international brands, such as Gucci, H&M and UNIQLO, have expressed their readiness to partner if cashmere is prepared in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way in Mongolia.
Mongolian peacekeepers give humanitarian aid to African village
The eighth batch of Mongolian peacekeepers serving in South Sudan has organized hospital-humanitarian activity themed ‘Golden Stethoscope’ in the village of Kong in South Sudan on June 3-8.
Workshop on Strengthening the Capacity of National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction Councils kicks off
In partnership with the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is organizing a workshop under the theme, ‘Strengthening the Capacity of National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction Councils’, at the UN House on June 11-12.
Sub-project for youth running in Uvurkhangai aimag
Within the framework of the Mainstreaming Social Accountability in Mongolia Project jointly funded by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development and the World Bank, Uvurkhangai aimag's health department and 'Optimal Development' NGO have started co-implementing a sub-project ‘Youth-Bright Future’.
‘Green Passport - Green Grove’ parks opened in eight aimags
As a continuation of the 'Green Passport' campaign that has been implemented since March 2018 at the initiation of Minister of Environment and Tourism N.Tserenbat, the activity to build a ‘Green Grove’ in each of the 21 aimags and 9 districts began on June 10 with the opening of small parks with a collection of woody plants under the name, ‘Green Passport - Green Grove’.
21.6 million livestock offspring being cared nationwide
The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry reported that there have been around 21.6 million livestock offspring nationwide.
Long-distance diagnosis to be done for health care of mothers and infants
In the frameworks of the last phase of the project to support long-distance diagnosis for mothers and infants’ health being implemented with the financing of UNFPA and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the long-distance diagnostic equipment worth MNT 56 million was presented to the obstetric emergency department of the Dundgobi aimag hospital on June 4-5, with a training conducted for obstetricians and midwives of the hospital.
Mongolian model T.Oyun-Erdene wins Model Star Award
Up-and-coming Mongolian model T.Oyun-Erdene has won the Model Star Award from the Asia Model Awards 2019, which was held in Seoul, South Korea on June 9. As one of the great models that debuted from the Mongol Model Agency, she is currently working as a model for the Gobi cashmere brand of Mongolia.
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