Government raised pension of 21 thousand people
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The Cabinet held its regular session today, December 30, and made a decision to increase pension of some people, who qualified for early retirement depending on the number of raised children and years of employment, by MNT 50 thousand each. The government resolution is to take effect starting January 1, 2020.
The Hu band members receive Order of Chinggis Khaan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the 857th anniversary of the birth of Chinggis Khaan which fell on November 27, Mongolian band The Hu was awarded with the Order of Chinggis Khaan, the most prestigious and supreme state.
Working regimes of border checkpoints during New Year Holiday
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ All 12 Mongolia-China border checkpoints for auto vehicles will be open on December 31 and will be closed on January 1, 2020, Wednesday for the New Year Holiday.
Humanitarian works by Mongolian Red Cross Society totaled MNT 1.93 billion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On December 27, the Mongolian Red Cross Society (MRCC) organized annual gratitude event for its partner organizations and individuals.
Nationwide harvesting reported with abundant yields
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A preliminary report on harvesting of 2019 released by Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry shows that a total of 424 thousand tons of grains were harvested.
Mongolia has 70.9 million livestock animals counted
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The National Statistical Office of Mongolia presented today the preliminary results of annual livestock census of 2019, which was performed between December 7-17, nationwide.
Border checkpoints to close on December 29
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. All 12 border checkpoints for auto vehicles will be closed on December 29, Sunday for the Restoration of National Freedom and Independence of Mongolia.
20 thousand tons of meat to be reserved
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. At its regular meeting held on December 25, Cabinet decided to spend a total of 11 billion for 20-thousand-ton reserve-meat for consumption of next spring in Ulaanbaatar city.
Ceremony for New Year’s Tree lighting held
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 25, a ceremony to open the Ice Town and a lighting of New Year’s Holiday Tree was held on the central square in Ulaanbaatar.
Buddha Day to be marked as public holiday
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Parliament, on December 20, approved a bill on amendments to Law on Public Holidays, submitted by Parliament members last August.
Law on Elections amended
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 22, Parliament approved a bill on amendments to the Law on Elections of Mongolia. The discussion on the bill began on December 19.
Sample collection from Asgat silver deposit wraps up
Bayan-Ulgii /MONTSAME/. Upon the Government resolution to transfer the special license for the Asgat silver deposit to the full ownership of Erdenes Mongol LLC satte owned company and put under economic circulation, Mongolian emergency rescue officers and technical employees of Asgat Kent Company worked at the deposit to open the deposit and collect technological sampling from November 1 to December 18.
New app to earn money from walking launched
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. An application to help residents of Ulaanbaatar city to avoid traffic jam and stay healthy has been recently launched.
SDG Advocates in Mongolia recognized
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last Friday, December 20, United Nations Mongolia invited social activists, scholars, teachers, artists, civil society representatives who are regarded as ‘United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Advocates’ at the UN Mongolia Office in Ulaanbaatar.
Oyu Tolgoi-funded kindergarten opens in Umnugobi aimag
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A new kindergarten fully funded by the Oyu Tolgoi LLC sponsored-Gobi Oyu Development Support Fund (DSF) opened in Manlai soum, Umnugobi aimag. This is the fifth kindergarten building financed by the DSF.
Photo by Ch.Ganbat in Top 30 photos at AIPS Sport Media Awards
International Sports Press Association (AIPS) announced the TOP 30 submissions in the photographic categories - Sport Action and Portfolio – for the AIPS Sport Media Awards 2020.
Mongolia’s foreign debt due until 2024 reaches USD 14.4 billion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. MONTSAME News Agency sat down with Director General of Research and Statistics Department of the Bank of Mongolia B.Batdavaa to discuss about recent economic indicators of Mongolia.
Ulaanbaatar city cancels its decision to increase road tax
Ulaanbaatar City’s Citizens' Representative Khural convened on December 16, to rediscuss its previous decision to increase Ulaanbaatar city road tax by five times, which caused public protest. The discussion resulted in the members' unanimous decision of annulling the City’s Representative Khural’s resolution 29/30 dated December 5.
Mongolia to cooperate with Hainan Province of China in agricultural industry
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian delegation headed by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Ch.Ulaan visited the Tropical Agricultural Complex in Hainan, China to study from their experiences of introducing scientific innovation in farming.