Marathon runner B.Munkhzaya finishes 45th in Olympic marathon
IM B.Munkhzaya successfully completed the marathon and finished 45th, running a seasonal best of 2 hours 37 minutes and 8 seconds.
Siberian wildfire smoke causes PM levels to rise in some parts of Mongolia
Due to winds blowing from the north, clouds of smoke from the Siberian wildfires in Russia reached the central and eastern regions of Mongolia on August 4. Despite clearing out the next day, the wildfire smoke has entered the territory of Mongolia once again on August 7.
COVID-19: 1,463 new cases, six deaths reported
On August 8, 1,463 new cases have been detected after conducting tests nationwide within the past 24 hours, reported the Ministry of Health.
COVID-19: 972 new cases, five deaths reported
On August 7, 972 new cases have been detected after conducting tests nationwide within the past 24 hours, reported the Ministry of Health.
B.Bolortuya claims Mongolia’s 4th medal at Tokyo Olympics
On August 6, IM B.Bolortuya was matched against Joseph Emilliene Essombe Tiako of Cameroon for the bronze medal in the women’s 53 kg weight class.
Presidential decree to be issued on recognition of students’ achievements at international olympiads
On August 3, President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received representatives of the Mongolian team of students that have won medals from international olympiads to congratulate them.
Wrestler B.Khongorzul finishes 5th at Tokyo Olympics
At the bronze medal match that took place for the women’s 57 kg weight class on August 5, B.Khongorzul was defeated by 2016 Olympic champion, U.S. wrestler Helen Maroulis.
Two more Mongolian wrestlers advance to next stages at Tokyo Olympics
Today, on August 5, freestyle wrestling matches are taking place for the men’s 74 kg and 125 kg weight classes and the women’s 53 kg and 62 kg weight classes at the Tokyo Olympics.
B.Khongorzul to face U.S. wrestler in bronze medal match
On August 5, IM B.Khongorzul stepped onto the mat for a repechage match in the women’s 57 kg weight class. She faced off against bronze medalist of 2019 African Championships Fatoumata Camara of Guinea, winning by technical superiority with a score of 10:0.
Further development of legal environment for investigative journalism to be focused
At the Cabinet’s regular meeting on August 4, Minister of Justice and Home Affairs Kh.Nyambaatar introduced the progress of works being carried out by the working group established with the aims of improving corruption index scores.
4 billion cyber attacks annually recorded in Mongolia
On August 3, MPs in the working group in charge of preparing the revised drafts for the Laws on Public Information, Protection of Personal Data, Cyber Security, and Electronic Signature became acquainted with the operations of the Department of Information Security at the General Intelligence Agency and the National Data Center.
Schools to reopen for the new academic year with classes taking place both in-person and online
Today, on August 4, Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan introduced the Cabinet’s decision to resume the operations of all levels of educational institutions for the academic year of 2021-2022.
Central bank to carry out studies on reform of banknotes
On August 3, Speaker G.Zandanshatar received First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) G.Dulguun.
Over 1,000 seals of Mongolian khaans and tribes to be placed on the wall of Museum of Chinggis Khaan
In May 2020, construction for the Museum of Chinggis Khaan launched at the location of the Museum of Natural History in Ulaanbaatar. As of currently, the progress of the museum building’s interior and exterior decoration is at over 50 percent.
Minister of Environment becomes acquainted with operations at Morin-Uul radar station
During the discussion that took place on necessary repairs and technological upgrades for the station, the Minister highlighted the station’s significant role in providing aircraft conducting international and domestic flights with the weather forecast as well as in taking preventive measures against potentially severe weather for the sectors of agriculture, energy, road and transport alongside the well-being of citizens.
E.Saruul officiates archery at Tokyo Olympics
On July 31, a heated match took place between the finalists in the men’s individual archery event at the Tokyo Olympics. The match was judged by E.Saruul as the line judge, creating a new achievement in the history of the Mongolian archery scene.
Mongolian students win two silver and one bronze medal from International Chemistry Olympiad
The International Chemistry Olympiad was organized virtually in Higashiosaka, Japan from July 24 to August 2. With 312 students from 79 countries competing in the Olympiad, the Mongolian team of students has been awarded with two silver and one bronze medals as well as one honorable mention.
Weightlifter M.Ankhtsetseg finishes 4th at Tokyo Olympics
On August 2, State Honored Athlete M.Ankhtsetseg finished 4th place in the women’s -87 kg weight class in the weightlifting event at the Tokyo Olympics.
Wrestler S.Battsetseg qualifies for semifinals at Tokyo Olympics
The freestyle wrestling matches for the women’s 68 kg weight class kicked off today at the Tokyo Olympics. State Honored Athlete S.Battsetseg is competing in the weight class.
B.Turmunkh: I illustrated 60 pieces for the updated version of ‘The Secret History of Mongols’
D.Sumiyabazar: Law on Legal Status of Ulaanbaatar City has been successfully amended after 27 years
P.Khaliun: I believe the relations between two countries will soon reach strategic partnership