The Mongol Messenger
Feature exhibits of Kharakhorum Museum
Despite ancient Mongolians being able to create a large scale civilization, there is little to no documentation and proof about the history they created. In most cases, it is the notes written by foreign travellers and chronicles of neighboring kingdoms and empires that currently serve as crucial research documents.
Labor shortage in harvest looming despite abundant crop yields
This year, sowing was made on 536,600 hectares of land, which equals to 0.34 percent of the total land of Mongolia’s territory with high mountains and wide open steppe-grassland. Out of the sowing areas, wheat was sowed on 364,000 hectares, potatoes on 18,600 hectares, vegetables on 9,600 hectares, rapeseed on 61,100 hectares and fodder plants in 52,700 hectares respectively.
The People of Mongolia who gave their ‘All for Victory’
The 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War fell on May 8, 2020. The war that is embedded deeply in the histories of Mongolian People's Republic (MPR) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a tremendous challenge that revealed the firm friendship between the two nations.
N.Tuvshinbayar: Sport has been an eye-opener for me
Hero of Labor of Mongolia, famous judoka Tuvshinbayar Naidan was appointed to the responsible position of President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) in August.
History of Karakorum city continues with Erdene Zuu Monastery
It was nomadic Mongolians who established the first ever state in Central Asia during Khunnu Dynasty. The first state in Central Asia was established by nomadic Mongols during the Khunnu Dynasty. Furthermore, the long names of the ancient Mongol kingdoms, the Turks, the Uyghurs, the Khitans, and the Niruns, occupied large areas of Asia until the establishment of the Mongol Empire.
Reminiscence by Ambassador
On July 10, 2015 I started working as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia, with the Mongolian state flag hoisted in the car.
D.Altankhuyag: We have to found the National Ballet School using Cuba's experience
We interviewed one of the eight best ballet dancers in the world, State Honored Artist, Cultural Ambassador of Mongolia D.Altankhuyag who has been promoting his country in the world of classical arts. He represented Mongolia at the 50-year-old International Ballet Festival of Havana, dancing with a Cuban National Ballet ballerina.
G.Tumurchuluun: I found out from my students that my book was being sold at Cuban bookstores
We interviewed Doctor of History and Political Sciences, senior diplomat G.Tumurchuluun, the first person to translate the Secret History of the Mongols to Spanish
O.Erdene: Cubans were not taken aback by our democratic transition
On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Cuba, we interviewed former Mongolian Ambassador to Cuba O.Erdene, who was the first Mongolian to study in Cuba.
Bayankhongor aimag’s brand of camel milk products
Mongolians traditionally do not process camel milk for commercial purposes, but rather daily household consumption. However, one family in Bayankhongor aimag that saw the increasing market demand for the products is aiming to create a local brand of camel milk products.
Sh.Battsetseg: We focus on creating information flow between the people
2020 marks the 60th jubilee of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and Cuba. We interviewed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia to the Republic of Cuba Sh.Battsetseg.
U.Erdenebat: Karakorum is the world capital in the Medieval Period
This year marks 800th anniversary of the establishment of Karakorum, capital city of the Mongol Empire. The ancient city of Karakorum reached the peak of its prosperity as a capital city under the rules of Ogedei Khaan and Munkh Khaan of the Great Mongol Empire, which stretched from Eastern Europe to Western Asia.
Ancient species tracing back to the Ice Age
The hot, blazing sun shines upon the Khuisiin Gobi, with the mirage in its full glory. Every now and then, shrubs and tumbleweed as well as various other plants that I do not know the name of would be seen in the far distance as the only sound that surrounds us is those of sand and rocks weathered by centuries of wind beneath our feet.
“Foreign currency reserves enough to cover Mongolia’s imports for 9 months”
Director of the Reserve Management and Financial Markets Department of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) A.Enkhjin gave an interview to MONTSAME News Agency about the Central Bank’s policy during the pandemic as well as the economic outlook.
Author D.Turmunkh: I become very happy when writing
Author Turmunkh Dorjkhand (Turu Khan) gave an interview to MONTSAME News Agency. He is one of the most successful authors as of currently. I believe that you will agree with my statement as a reader as well.
Mongol Ecology Center’s tradition of handing over motorcycles to rangers
The Mongol Ecology Center is one of the NGOs that provides environmental and ecological education to secondary school students. In addition, the center is implementing a Rally for Rangers project to provide technical assistance and support to not only Mongolian rangers, but they also give motorcycles away to rangers in Argentina, Nepal and Bhutan. MONTSAME News Agency interviewed the Executive Director of the Mongol Ecology Center Yo.Badral.
Khomyn Tal’s Takhi population reaches 100
The Przewalski's horse (Takhi) population in Durvuljin soum of Zavkhan aimag has reached 100. On July 22, a foal was born from a mare named Sharga. Since May, eleven foals have been born, ten of which are live births. Approximately, the same number of foals are expected to be born by autumn this year.
Ch.Batzaya: Eagle-holding Kazakh man on horseback, towering Altai Mountains perfect combination
The Kazakh people in Mongolia are one of very few nations left in the world who are still practicing the ancient art of hunting with eagles until today. Mongolia’s eagle hunting and the Golden Eagle Festival have been a great attraction for the increasing number of foreign travelers to Mongolia. Photographer Ch.Batzaya, who has been promoting this unique traditions of the Kazakh people to Mongolian people and the world through his series of photographs, spoke about his own experience with the eagle hunting culture.
Lee Tae-joon, doctor of the last khaan of Mongolia
The 8th Bogd Jebtsundamba Khutuktu, the last khaan of Mongolia had a Korean doctor named Lee Tae-joon.
The rule of his lordship “CORONAVIRUS” or COVID-19
It has been several months since His Lordship “Coronavirus” (COVID-19) came into power and laid down new rules. As he is unpredictable and resilient (has long incubation period and can survive on various surfaces for many days) even scientists, let alone lay people, do not have an answer to the question of how long his rule will last.
“Mongolia is on the same level as developed countries for its development of IT and communications sector”
“InvesCore’s achievements will serve as a stepping stone for many more Mongolian companies to enter the foreign market”
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’