2,401 coronavirus cases recorded, total rises to 122,740
Daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, July 03, Saturday reported that 2,401 new coronavirus cases were detected nationwide in the past 24 hours.
Election and Media online forum organized
Globe International Center (GIC) hosted an online forum “Election and the Media” on June 25, 2021, to discuss achievements of its project “Empowering Youth and Women Journalists” being implemented as part of the International Republican Institute's SWYEEPPM program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Mongolian crypto exchange DAX now available for customers in 200+ countries
Mongolia’s Digital Assets Exchange (DAX.mn) goes international with its newest update as it opens itself to customers from other countries. In its newest version, DAX has added more trading options: Classic and Pro Trading. With the update, customers can HODL their ArdCoins (ARDX) on the exchange for 6 to 24 months to earn 2-8 percent APY and earn rebates for trading and reduce their premiums from 0.5 to 0.2 percent.
Beyond the Pandemic: Transforming Food Systems in Mongolia
Food is more than just what we eat. It is the foundation of our culture, our economy, and our relationship with the natural world. The way in which we produce, process and consume food, which experts call ‘food systems’, touches every aspect of human life
United Nations Country team issues statement concerning child jockeys
On July 2, the United Nations Country Team in Mongolia issued a statement concerning the child jockeys, which reads:
Mining governance in Mongolia improves slightly, but public disclosures, governance of state-owned enterprises require attention
Mining governance in Mongolia remains “satisfactory,” with marginal improvements since a previous assessment, according to the 2021 edition of the Resource Governance Index (RGI).
MP D.Tsogtbaatar represents Mongolia at OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting
Within the Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), virtual meeting of the Committee on Democracy, Human Rights and Humanitarian Questions was held on June 30, 2021 with the participation of more than 180 parliamentarians.
Primary market trading order of ‘Mandal Future Growth’ fund launches
On June 30, ringing-the-bell ceremony was organized for primary market opening of the ‘Mandal Future Growth’ Fund, the closed-end investment fund managed by ‘Mandal Asset Management UTsK’ LLC.
Khan Bank submits plan to become public listed company
The Parliament of Mongolia adopted amendments to the Banking Law in January 2021, requiring the restructuring of systemically important commercial banks as public companies listed on the Mongolian Stock Exchange.
Primary market trading of ‘Lend Bond’ went successfully
Primary market trading of ‘Lend Bond’ with face value of MNT 100,000, 14% annual interest rate, 2-year maturity issued by ‘LendMN NBFI’ JSC, a tier I listed company of MSE went successfully. The subscription period of this bond was period between June 25, 2021 and June 30, 2021 and raised MNT 5.0 billion.
Law on COVID-19 Prevention and Combat amended
The State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia, approved the amendment to the Law on Prevention, Combat, and Reduction of Social and Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 at its June 30 plenary session.
Additional 85 thousand doses of Pfizer vaccine arrive in Mongolia
The third batch of 85,410 doses of the Pfizer-Comirnaty vaccines arrived in Mongolia on June 30.
COVID-19 heightened state of readiness regime extended until August 31
At its meeting dated June 30, the cabinet extended the current nationwide regime of heightened state of readiness or high alert together with Orange Level of regulations that are in place until August 31 in order to combat the coronavirus pandemic and alleviate the risks associated with it.
Democratic Party caucus offers cooperation
The members of the Democratic Party (DP) caucus in the State Great Khural paid a courtesy call on President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, On June 29.
Mongolian People’s Party Caucus leaders pay courtesy call
Chair of the Mongolian People’s Party caucus in the State Great Khural D.Togtokhsuren MP, Deputy Chair J.Sukhbaatar MP, and head of the caucus office S.Dalkhaasuren paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa to congratulate and wish success.
Mongolia refinances its USD 1 billion Chinggis and Gerege debts with low interest bonds
On June 29, Tuesday, Minister of Finance B.Javkhlan delivered a presentation on the liability management taken by the government of Mongolia to refinance its bonds – Chinggis and Gerege maturing in 2022 and 2023 respectively – at all-time low interest rates.
Steppe Gold receives approval for the cross-listing on Mongolian Stock Exchange
Steppe Gold Ltd., Mongolia’s premier precious metals company, announced on June 24 that it has received the approval from the Financial Regulatory Commission of Mongolia in relation to its proposed cross-listing on the Mongolian Stock Exchange.
Chairman of Constitutional Court pays courtesy call on President
On June 29, Chairman of the Constitutional Court N.Chinbat paid a courtesy call on President of Mongolia Khurelsukh Ukhnaa.
Ringing the bell ceremony organized for 'Lend Bond’ offer commencement
The 'LendMN NBFI' JSC, a constituent in the Top-20 index, is issuing the 'Lend Bond' and the ringing the bell ceremony organized at Mongolian Stock Exchange (MSE) on June 25.
Over 8,000 elected representatives upskilled, local governance legal environment strengthened
“Strengthening Representative Bodies in Mongolia” (SRBM) project jointly implemented by the Secretariat of the State Great Hural, the United Nations Development Programme and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation in 2017-2021 held its virtual closing meeting on June 28, 2021.