Three citizens that arrived on charter flights test positive for COVID-19
Three Mongolian citizens that arrived in Mongolia on the charter flights en route Seoul-Ulaanbaatar, and Berlin-Ulaanbaatar have tested positive for COVID-19 from the preliminary laboratory tests. The Ministry of Health informed about the situation at its urgent announcement yesterday on March 16 at 10.50 pm.
Deputy PM U.Enkhtuvshin calls for establishing a child-friendly online environment
On the occasion of the World Consumer Rights Day, Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin called for the establishment of a more favorable online environment for children.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Mar 9-13/
During the week of March 9, 2020 to March 13, 2020, MNT 448,606,649.9 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Ambassador Philippe Merlin: I am saddened by the fact that a French national brought the first case of COVID-19 in Mongolia
On March 12, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Enkhtuvshin received Ambassador of the Republic of France to Mongolia Philippe Merlin.
Cold to ease throughout the country
The cold is expected to ease in most parts of the country in recent days, reported the National Agency of Meteorology and Environment.
When will the old passenger trains of Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC “retire”?
80 percent of the total train cars currently used in Mongolia continues to use the old technology of burning coal for heating. There is no other country that is in the same state as ours as every other country is developing its electric, high-speed trains and equipping it with proper ventilation systems and air conditioning as well as vacuum.
Mongolia leads in organizing TV classes for children
In correlation with the spread of the novel coronavirus, most countries of the world have closed schools and kindergartens. For this reason, 29 countries are bringing the classes online as of currently.
Domestic train ticket refunds offered
According to the decision made at the State Emergency Commission’s meeting today, all domestic train routes have been suspended, reports Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC.
District hospitals and health resorts to be used for isolation accommodation
In correlation with the first case of the COVID-19 infection recorded in Mongolia from a French national, the Capital city Emergency Commission held an urgent meeting, obliging state and private-owned entities.
Imported COVID-19 case detected in Mongolia
Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia and Head of the State Emergency Commission U.Enkhtuvshin highlighted that the first case of the COVID-19 infection has been recorded in Mongolia.
273 species of birds lives near the bank of Bulgan River
Bulgan soum of Khovd aimag is UNIQUE for having an ecosystem consisting of rare plants and animals. Thus, 31 percent of the total territory of Bulgan soum is included in the State Special Protected Area in aims of protecting the untouched nature, and preservation for future generations.
Education Minister becomes acquainted with TV lesson recording process
On March 5, Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg became acquainted with the recording process for TV classes.
Stock Exchange weekly review /Mar 2-6/
During the week of March 2, 2020 to March 6, 2020, MNT 398,064,212.3 worth of securities were traded through 5 trading sessions on the MSE.
Blizzard expected in most parts of the country over the weekend
Blizzards are expected in eastern part of Uvs aimag, and northern part of Zavkhan aimag, with wind speed reaching 18-20 m/sec in Gobi-Altai, Khovd, and Bayankhongor aimags tomorrow on March 7.
Bill on giving visa online and at border checkpoints presented
On March 5, Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Ts.Nyamdorj presented the bill on amending the Law on legal status of foreign nationals that was discussed by the Cabinet to Speaker G.Zandanshatar.
Audiobook version of ‘The Secret History of the Mongols’ donated to U.S Library of Congress
Journalist and broadcaster G.Oyunbat has published an audiobook of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’, which is considered as not only a chronicle for the Mongol Empire, but also invaluable literary heritage, and donated it to the U.S. Library of Congress.
Speaker G.Zandanshatar receives U.S. Ambassador
Speaker of the Parliament G.Zandanshatar received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Mongolia Michael Klecheski on March 5. It was informed during the meeting that the Speaker’s visit to the U.S. that had been planned this month has been postponed.
Passenger trains to go under decontamination every two hours
A total of 8,000 passengers use trains for transport per day in Mongolia, and an average of about 600-700 citizens uses the train at once for domestic routes. For this reason, Ulaanbaatar Railway JSC is working to safekeep the health security of passengers in prevention of the COVID-19 infection.
Mongolia named as one of 16 countries suitable for traveling without coronavirus
‘The Telegraph’ has published a list of 16 countries that are suitable to travel, with no confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection. The list included the following countries: Bolivia, Namibia, Cuba, Turkey, Mongolia, Madagascar, Peru, the Maldives, Malta, Laos, Botswana, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Columbia, Hungary, and Tanzania.
UNFAO implements early action emergency project for herders
Based on the Dzud risk map issued on 2nd of January by the Mongolia National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring (NAMEM) the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Mongolia (UNFAO) implemented “Early Action to protect the key livestock-related assets of vulnerable herder households in areas at very high dzud risk” SFER/GLO/005/MUL BABY09 project.