Mongolia at Int’l Agricultural Winter Trade Fair in Hainan
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry has opened a Mongolian pavilion at the 2019 China (Hainan) International Tropical Agricultural Products Winter Trade Fair to promote and trade Mongolian national products between December 12 and 16.
Erdenet Mining Corporation and Mongolian Academy of Sciences partnering
Orkhon /MONTSAME/ The Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC), one of the largest copper ore mining and processing factory in Mongolia, has introduced about the projects being developed in eight areas for this year in cooperation with the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS).
Erdenet Mining Corporation makes huge technical reforms for its 41st anniversary
Orkhon /MONTSAME/. Mongolian state-owned enterprise Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC) celebrated the 41st anniversary on December 14, last Saturday. The EMC, one of the largest copper ore mining and processing factory opened on December 14, 1879 to export its first copper molybdenum to exports.
USA to give support for Mongolia on FATF compliance
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 13, Governor of the Bank of Mongolia B.Lkhagvasuren met with Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the United States Department of the Treasury Marshall Billingslea.
US Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing works in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Last week, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing in the United States Department of the Treasury Marshall Billingslea visited Mongolia.
President’s Envoy addresses International Forum for Northern Economic Cooperation
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 4-5, the Presidential Committee on Northern Economic Cooperation of the Republic of Korea hosted ‘International Forum for Northern Economic Cooperation’ in Seoul, bringing together government delegates, scholars, representatives from international financial organizations, Asian Development Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Mongolian University of Medical Sciences to cooperate with Harvard Medical School
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian delegates led by Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg visited the Harvard University and held a meeting with the university representatives, including University Marshal Dr. Margot N. Gill, Administrative Dean for International Affairs in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.
Mongolian studies at Harvard to be resumed
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Mongolian Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports established a Memorandum of Cooperation with the world’s leading Harvard University on promoting Mongolian studies.
MUST partners with MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of his working visit to the USA, Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Baatarbileg met with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) delegates to exchange views on policy and initiatives carried out by the Government of Mongolia in the field of education.
Oyu Tolgoi announces Shaft 2 construction completion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 13, today, Oyu Tolgoi LLC celebrated the completion of Shaft 2 of the world-class OT underground project, which is a significant milestone for the project.
Guide to events from December 13 to 20
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Every day until December 20 /except Sundays and Mondays/: Archeological exhibition ‘Saridag Monastery’ at the National Museum of Mongolia
U.S. Government launches new project to support Mongolia’s small and medium enterprises
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), announced the launch of a five-year, MNT 40.7 billion ($15 million) project that will enable Mongolia’s small and medium enterprises to contribute more actively to the country’s economy.
President’s veto on social insurance premium accepted by Parliament
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 12, Parliament held a discussion on vetoes put by the President of Mongolia on State Budget Law for 2020 and its accompanying law to accept the president’s partial veto on social insurance premium.
Law on Broadcasting adopted
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On December 12, Parliament approved a bill on Broadcasting, aimed at making clear of media law and legal environment, improving quality of contents and promoting media independence.
Social Insurance fund revenue reached MNT 2.5 trillion
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. According to the General Authority for Health Insurance and General Authority for Social Insurance, social insurance fund’s revenue reached MNT 2.5 trillion in the first 11 months of 2019, reflecting an increase of MNT 378.7 billion or 17.9% compared to the same period of the previous year. The fund’s expenditure was MNT 2.3 trillion, showing an increase of MNT 361.8 billion or 18.8% compared to the same period of the previous year.
Monthly air quality statistics released
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The National Statistics Office of Mongolia released a monthly report on the social and economic situation of Mongolia as of November 2019.
‘Kremlin New Year’ celebration event arrives in Ulaanbaatar after 30 years
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Russian New Year celebration event, or so-called ‘Kremlin New Year’ in Ulaanbaatar is to be resumed after 30-year halt, as reported by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Ulaanbaatar. More than 150 artists from Mongolia will perform at the celebration event to be organized at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Ulaanbaatar.
Experience of Mongolia on preservation of natural and cultural heritage shared
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Secretary-General of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO Ms. S.Uyanga took part in the international workshop under the theme “The role of National Commissions in World Cultural and Natural Heritages preservation towards Sustainable Development” at the invitation of the Viet Nam National Commission for UNESCO.
One shaft of Asgat silver deposit opened up
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A special license of exploitation of the Asgat silver deposit has been transferred to Erdenes Mongol LLC state owned company upon the government resolution of 16 January 2019. Now the company has been working to put the deposit into economic circulation, launching the collection of sampling and technical renovation works in cooperation with the Mongolian emergency management officers.
ACMS Mongolia Field School to be organized in summer 2020
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) in Ulaanbaatar is hosting an annual Mongolia Field School that is open to undergraduate and graduate students, professionals, faculty and life-long learners interested in exploring aspects of Mongolia’s unique culture and geography and wishing to learn field research techniques, conduct self-selected research projects and travel within Mongolia to urban and countryside areas, and gain a unique insight into the landscapes and people of Mongolia