Smartphone application for Mongolians abroad available
Currently, the Ministry of Health and the Communications and Information Technology Authority are jointly operating the 119 helpline for advice and information regarding COVID-19. This time, a smartphone application called ‘Shuurkhai 119’ has been developed for the Mongolian citizens abroad.
Hospital preparations for COVID-19 emergency response drill checked
Starting from today, drill and exercise for correlation and countermeasures during the COVID-19 pandemic will be taking place until May 8. In its framework, Minister of Health D.Sarangerel and Governor of the Capital City and Mayor of Ulaanbaatar city S.Amarsaikhan became acquainted with the preparations being done for the drill at the new maternity hospital in Yarmag soon to be put to operation on May 5.
Drill to place 150 thousand residents of Chingeltei district in lockdown
The operative team of the State Emergency Commission and the authorities of Chingeltei district of the capital city held a press briefing on the quarantine drill to be held in Chingeltei district on May 7.
Zayiin Gegeen Monastery
The Zayiin Gegeen Monastery was founded north of Tamir River near Bulgan Mountain by Begtesjav Sain Noyon Khaan, the second son of Tumenkhen Sain Noyon in 1631. With expansions in their activities throughout the years of 1679-1930, it became one of the biggest Khalkh monasteries.
ADB technical assistance team works in Dundgobi aimag
The technical assistance team of the ADB program, ‘Aimag and Soum Centers Regional Development Investment Program’, worked in Dundgobi aimag for two days to conduct basic research.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Apr 27-May 1/
During the week of April 27, 2020 to May 1, 2020, MNT 1,328,652,063.15 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Ulaanbaatar residents vote for priority local development projects for 2021
The current model system to directly ask citizens what improvements should be made in their living environment was initiated by capital city officials in 2013. Last year, Ulaanbaatar city residents voted how to spend the MNT 27 billion budgeted for the capital city by from the total budget of MNT 188 billion for the nationwide Local Development Fund in 2020.
273 Mongolians transiting through South Korea arrive home
A chartered flight from Seoul, South Korea, bringing a total of 273 citizens transiting from 7 countries through Seoul, landed at the Chinggis Khaan International Airport in Ulaanbaatar at 8.40 pm yesterday, April 30.
Copper dombo as tall as a seated person
A copper dombo (traditional teapot) previously used at the Delgeriin Choiriin Khiid Monastery in Darvi soum, Khovd aimag is currently being kept at the Museum of Khovd aimag. The dombo has a capacity of 16 liters and weighs 20 kg.
Around 800 Mongolians to arrive on charter flights this week
As per the decision of the State Emergency Commission and the Government of Mongolia, 807 Mongolian nationals will be brought back to Mongolia on three charter flights scheduled on April 30, May 1 and 2, reported the operative team of the State Emergency Commission today, April 29.
Inner Mongolia of China donates lab test kits and equipment to Mongolia
The People’s Government of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China has donated 10,000 laboratory diagnostic test kits and equipment worth a total of MNT 420 million (CNY 1,093,460).
Prime Minister visits prosthetic and orthopedic factories
On April 28, Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh became acquainted with the operations at prosthetic and orthopedic factories, receiving the suggestions of the factory workers and making corresponding decisions.
9,890 Mongolians abroad submit requests to return home
So far, 9,890 citizens have submitted their request to return to their home country to the Government and the State Emergency Commission, reports U.Enkhtuvshin, Head of the State Emergency Commission and Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia on April 28.
MIAT Mongolian Airlines conducts international cargo flight
The national flag carrier of Mongolia, MIAT Mongolian Airlines, has conducted an international cargo flight using a Boeing 767-300 airplane, taking their first step to enter the international cargo transport market.
Hide deel made with sheepskin
Kazakh deels are unique for being made with a variety of fancy patterns suited to the person’s body and complexion.
Speech-to-text converter ‘Chimege Writer’ now available for public
Bolorsoft LLC is a Mongolian company working to introduce new speech-based innovative technology using AI for audio in Mongolian. They have recently created the system, ‘Chimege Writer’, which is now available for customers.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Apr 20-24/
During the week of April 20, 2020 to April 24, 2020, MNT 237,506,610.01 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Cultural heritage structures to be renovated
On April 21, capital city officials worked at locations with the following structures considered as cultural heritage in Ulaanbaatar city:
B.Gantulga: 70 percent of Mongolian saiga antelope deliver twin offspring
According to the latest study, there are 5,070 Mongolian saiga antelopes in the territory of Mongolia. In 2014, its population reached 15 thousand as a result of being protected by the World Wide Fund for Nature. Unfortunately, the number plunged to 3,000 in 2018 due to spread of the sheep and goat plague as well as drought and dzud (severe winter conditions). Thus, MONTSAME National News Agency discussed the matter of the protection and study of Mongolian saiga antelope with Species Officer at WWF Mongolia, Dr. B.Gantulga.
Intricately crafted, gold vapor coated saddle being kept in Bayan-Ulgii aimag
Although the method to craft equestrian gear as well as its features and use by the Kazakh people of Mongolia is very similar to other ethnic people in the country, there are certain features of cultural heritage that makes it unique.