Overcoming COVID contest extended to December 24
The submission deadline for the TASS-led News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID contest has been prolonged to December 24, 2020. The organizing committee made the decision.
Mongolia-Singapore joint stamp unveiled for diplomatic anniversary
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of Singapore. On the occasion of the anniversary of friendly and close relations of the two countries, Mongol Post and Singapore Post jointly issued postage stamp depicting the exquisite and unique art works of both countries.
White Ribbon Campaign: The time to end domestic violence is now
Today is the time for men to speak out and unite to end violence. Talk to your friends! Encourage your colleagues and relatives! Men continue to stay silent and keep their eyes closed to violence, MONGOLIAN MEN SHOULD CALL TOGETHER TO STOP IT NOW. Therefore, the National Center Against Violence, the Monfemnet National Ne The National Center Against Violence, the Monfemnet National Network, the Men's Healthy Family Center NGO, and People In Need are launching the White Ribbon Campaign. The initiative calls on all men to stand up, speak out, and stop the violence.twork, the Men's Healthy Family Center NGO, and People In Need are launching the White Ribbon Campaign. The initiative calls on all men to stand up, speak out, and stop the violence.
Domestic freight by air transport reached 72.9 tons
In the first 10 months of 2020, 2.1 thousand tons of freight carried by air transportation. The carried freight decreased by 2.7 thousand tons (55.7%) compared to the same period of the previous year.
Central Bank lowers policy rate to 6 percent
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Mongolia (BoM) made decisions at its irregular meeting held today to reduce the policy rate to 6 percent, reducing it by 2 percentage point.
COVID-19: 31 new cases detected, total reaches 505
31 new COVID-19 cases detected in Mongolia after 1390 tests carried out yesterday in two laboratories of the National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) and laboratories in National Center for Zoonotic Diseases, Dornod, Selenge and Darkhan-Uul aimags.
S.Badral: We have a goal to create artificial intelligent robot
In the age of information technology, software developers around the world are actively seeking to create the perfect artificial intelligence. In foreign countries, artificial intelligence waiters and even taxis have been invented and successfully tested. Mongolians should not lag behind but keep up with this technological advancement. “Chimege Systems” LLC introduced its “Chimege Writer” system on October 22, which is able to convert human speech to text and text to human speech with the help of artificial intelligence.
Tujiin Nars saved from extinction
Where there were only a few pines left in the sandy soiled land more than a decade ago, there is now a pine forest. In the future, it will keep growing and continue to play an important role in Mongolia's natural ecosystem. Tujiin Nars, a pine forest, is a state protected area located in Shaamar and Altanbulag soums of Selenge aimag.
Government presents 23 measures to be taken amid COVID-19 pandemic
At today’s regular meeting of the Cabinet, a resolution with 23 measures to be taken in prevention of COVID-19 pandemic was approved and Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh presented the measures reflected in the resolution as follows:
‘Six feet’ film to be screened in U.S.
“Six Feet” – a film by Mongolian director B.Chinguun will be screened in the cinemas of Virginia and Washington D.C. on November 26 and Chicago, Denver and San Francisco on November 25-29.
GDP of Mongolia decreased by 7.3% in the first 9 months of 2020
In the first 9 months of 2020, by preliminary estimation of production approach, Gross domestic product (GDP) at current prices was MNT 26.4 trillion, which is decreased by MNT 953.5 billion (3.5%) compared to the first 9 months of 2019. GDP at 2010 constant prices was MNT 12.7 trillion, which is decreased by MNT 1.0 trillion (7.3%) compared to the first 9 months of 2019.
No COVID-19 cases detected after 909 tests
At the press briefing of the Ministry of Health held at 5pm today, Head of Public Relations, Surveillance and Operational Management Department of the Ministry of Health D.Narangerel reported that no new cases of COVID-19 detected in Mongolia since 11am’s reporting.
Period of strict-lockdown extended until December 1
At its irregular meeting held today, the Cabinet backed the proposal made by the State Emergency Commission to extend the heightened state of readiness for disaster protection or strict-lockdown by 14 days, approving a resolution.
COVID-19: Two new cases detected, total reaches 428
Two new COVID-19 cases detected in Mongolia after 814 tests carried out nationwide yesterday.
Parliament approves 2021 state budget
At its virtual session held yesterday, the Parliament approved the bills for the state budget, the budget of the Social Insurance Fund, and the budget of the Health Insurance Fund for the year of 2021.
Two new COVID-19 cases detected, total reaches 414
Since the six COVID-19 cases announced during the press briefing of the Ministry of Health held today at 11:00am, two new cases reported in Mongolia.
AFC signs rights deal with Unitel in Mongolia
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today announced that Unitel will be the first ever broadcaster in Mongolia to show the AFC competitions in the period from 2021 to 2024.
D13, Mongolian eSports organization signs contract with its players
D13, Mongolian CS:GO organization announced today that the organization signed a 16-month, MNT 55 million-contract with each of its players, turning a new page in Mongolian professional eSports scene.
Patrol teams start working to implement lockdown regime
In accordance with the recently announced strict lockdown, joint patrol teams of professional inspectors, police and emergency management staff have started working in six districts of the capital city to monitor the implementation of the regime.