2020 recorded as one of the 6th warmest years since 1940
The average temperature for Mongolia in 2020 has been 1.1°C, making the year one of the 6th warmest years recorded since 1940, reported the National Agency of Meteorology and Environment.
First certificate of origin within Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement presented
Mongolia has joined the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement, becoming the 7th official member country. By joining the agreement, it becomes possible for domestic manufacturers to export a total of 10,667 types of products to the other six member countries, with 5-100 percent discount in taxes.
Warmer temperatures expected this week
The weather is expected to be stable throughout the country, with warmer daytime temperatures.
Defense Minister receives Hungarian Ambassador
On January 15, Minister of Defense G.Saikhanbayar received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Mongolia Dr. Borbala Anna Obrusánszky.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Jan 11-15/
During the week of January 11, 2021 to January 15, 2021, MNT 3,122,293,581.30 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
COVID-19: Ulaanbaatar reports 5 new cases
At the regular press briefing of the Ministry of Health today on January 17, it was reported that 5 new cases were detected in Mongolia after testing 15,300 people nationwide within the past 24 hours.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Marshal’s Silver Bowl
Silver bowls are decorated with various traditional patterns and unique features of local craftsmen from different regions of the country. In other words, information about the owner - their hometown, ethnicity, wealth, and social rank can be known from their bowl alone.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: Undur Gegeen Zanabazar’s Mantle
This mantle was presented to the First Bogd Undur Gegeen Zanabazar as a gift from Enkh-Amgalan Khaan (Kangxi Emperor) of the Qing Dynasty. Made by an unknown handicraftsman, the mantle tracing back to the 17th century is made with black fox fur, silk, pearls, and coral.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: Altai Harp
In our series of highlight artifacts being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia, we are presenting the Altai harp. The artifact was discovered at a burial site during an excavation conducted by a team led by researchers of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences Ts.Turbat and D.Batsukh in Mankhan soum, Khovd aimag in 2008.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Bogd Khaan’s stationery set
Tracing back to the early 20th century, this stationery set was made with light brown jade. Chinese craftsmanship is apparent in the set, with its seals having Chinese characters.
Two-year project launches on disaster resilience in rural communities
On January 12, the launch for a project on disaster resilience being implemented by the Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Light Industry and World Vision Mongolia with support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place.
Blizzards expected despite slightly warmer temperatures
Snowfall and blizzards are expected in eastern parts of western aimags, central aimags, and some parts of eastern aimags today on January 12, in the northern region on January 13, in most parts of western aimags, and some parts of central, Gobi, and eastern aimags on January 14, and in southern parts of Gobi aimags on January 15.
Border crossing duration reduced for freight trains
Officials of Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC, the railway of Hohhot, and the Erlian station of PRC held a meeting, coming to the decision to focus on increasing the number of trains being exchanged at the Zamiin-Uud and Erlian stations, and reducing the duration required for trains to cross the border from 3 hours to 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Jan 04-08/
During the week of January 04, 2021 to January 08, 2021, MNT 1,162,821,317.98 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Bogd Khaan Palace Museum: The Crowns of the Bogd Khaan and Queen Dondogdulam
This particular five-sided hat with a golden crown and a golden ochir at the top is referred to as the ‘Five-sided Black Fox Fur Crown’ as it was worn by the Bogd Khaan.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Most Ancient Musical Instrument Found from Mongolia
From the various musical instruments found from the territory of Mongolia, the one tracing back to the earliest point in history is currently being kept at the National Museum of Mongolia.
Speaker acquainted with implementation of one-time repayment of pension-secured loans
On January 7, Speaker G.Zandanshatar received Governor of the Bank of Mongolia B.Lkhagvasuren, and CEO of Erdenes Silver Resource T.Munkhbayar on the implementation of the law on a full and one-time repayment of all pension-secured loans.
Collection of the National Museum of Mongolia: The Oldest Kurgan Stelae discovered in Mongolia
The oldest kurgan stelae discovered so far in Mongolia is the stelae relating to the Chemurkek culture that was discovered from a site named Yagshiin khuduu in Bulgan soum, Khovd aimag.
Deaths from stroke reduced by 1.4 times in capital city district during MongPEN project
On January 5, a virtual meeting took place to discuss the results of the MongPEN pilot project on introducing necessary package of assistance and services for improving NCD/cardiovascular disease management.
Mohammad Faisal Al-Mutairi: Transportation is the main problem in the expansion of Mongolia-Kuwait trade