Cashmere forum suggests to establish joint high capacity plant
The fourth edition of the Mongolia-China cashmere forum themed ‘Expanding mutually beneficial cooperation’ held today has made a recommendation.
‘Khanbogd ROBO 2019’ international competition kicks off
The Khanbogd ROBO 2019 international competition kicked off in Khanbogd soum yesterday on July 22. With aims of preparing the future generations of engineers, and helping them develop, the competition is being organized for the first time in the region, where engineers are in high demand.
UNFPA invests over MNT350 million in Khuvsgul aimag
In the framework of the project, ‘Introducing new technologies in management of mother and child health care’, a total of over MNT 350 million has been invested in Khuvsgul aimag.
Beijing Days held in Ulaanbaatar
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and China and the 5th anniversary of friendly relations between Beijing and Ulaanbaatar, the Governor’s Office of Ulaanbaatar in cooperation with the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality organized the Beijing Days event on July 22.
‘Expanding mutually beneficial cooperation’ cashmere forum taking place
Today, on July 23, the fourth edition of the Mongolia-China cashmere forum themed ‘Expanding mutually beneficial cooperation’ is being organized at the conference hall of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry.
South Korea to assist preserving cultural heritage
The National Center for Cultural Heritage of Mongolia and the Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation today signed a memorandum of cooperation on preservation of cultural heritage.
Young Mongolists to explore Mongolia
A summer course on Mongolian literature, culture and tradition is running for young Mongolists from July 22 to August 4 at the initiative of the Institute of Language and Literature of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences. In the first half of the course, theories and methodologies will be taught by professionals.
Projects worth EUR 12 million to be implemented
Within the Financial Cooperation Agreement between Mongolia and the Republic of Austria, the projects titled ‘Infrastructure Development - Songinokhairkhan’ and ‘Infrastructure Development – Bayanzurkh, Darkhan, and Selenge’ will be implemented from 2019 to 2021with a soft loan worth EUR 12 million from Austria.
Mongolia-Russian joint surveillance kicks off in Uvs aimag
A team of researchers has been sent from the Russian Federation to conduct joint surveillance for zoonotic infection and marmot plague in Mongolia.
Thai Festival takes place at city square
The ‘Thai Festival 2019 in Mongolia’ was held at the Sukhbaatar square on July 19 in honor of the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Kingdom of Thailand.
Cabinet Meeting news in brief
At the meeting dated on July 18, the Cabinet made the following decisions.
Equipment donated to Mongolian Association of Disabled People
Representative of the Taipei Trade and Economic Representative Office in Ulaanbaatar Huang Kuo-Jung presented a computer, projector, projector screen and wireless speakers to the Mongolian Association of Disabled People on July 17.
Friendship Medal presented to U.S. Consul
On July 18, Chief of Office of the President of Mongolia Z.Enkhbold awarded the Friendship Medal, a high state prize of Mongolia, to Jason Spellberg, the outgoing Consular Section Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia.
Mongolia receives 247.3 thousand foreign tourists in the first half of 2019
In the first half of 2019, 2.8 million passengers (double counting) have crossed the border of Mongolia, increased by 55.5 thousand or 2.0 percent compared to the same period of previous year.
Registered unemployed decreased by 10 percent
At the end of June 2019, the Labor and Social Protection Services Agencies have registered 33.3 thousand job seekers, 69.1 percent of which were unemployed and remaining 30.9 percent were employed but looking for a new job.
Birth rate decreases in June
In the first half of 2019, 38.1 thousand mothers delivered 38.4 thousand babies (live births), increased by 29 mothers (0.1 percent) and 50 live births (0.1 percent) compared to the same period of previous year.
Mongolia welcomes children from flood-affected districts of Irkutsk
The second stage of the assistance campaign for the victims of the flood in Irkutsk region initiated by the United Alumni Council of Mongolia (UACM) is running successfully.
Eight watermelon greenhouses put into operation
Officials highlighted that the greenhouses that are specifically suited to grow watermelons are a significant contribution to the district’s goal to become an ‘Eco’ district.
Foreign workers in Mongolia increased by 4.8 thousand
At the end of second quarter of 2019, 9.7 thousand foreign workers from 95 foreign countries were employed with labour contract in Mongolia.
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