The Mongol Messenger
Journey to the Lake in the North
We present you a travel note written by MONTSAME news agency journalist B.Altankhuyag, who visited Tsaatan or reindeer herder community in Khuvsgul aimag this summer. July 11. It could be hard for one to find transport from Murun city, capital of Khuvsgul aimag, to the aimag’s Tsagaannuur soum on the morning of the National Naadam Festival, just as the locals of Khuvsgul celebrate the festival.
Values immeasurable by money will be created by the oil refinery
Mongolia – a country that became an oil producing country 10 years ago, has advanced to the next level in the sector by starting the construction of a complex that will process commodities and manufacture value-added products.
Kh.Badamsuren: EMC achieves greater than ever before
Interview with General Director of Erdenet Mining Corporation (EMC) state- owned enterprise that makes substantial contributions to the growth of Mongolian economy, Honored Industrial Worker of Mongolia, Doctor of Technical Sciences Kh.Badamsuren.
THE WORLD IN 2020
MONTSAME National News Agency highlights the top 10 events that happened in the world in 2020.
Michael S. Klecheski :This strategic partnership is more than just words on paper
The strategic partnership of the U.S and Mongolia is important not just for our two nations but for the entire region because it represents a shining example of international cooperation between democracies. Our relationship is founded on our shared values of democracy, human rights, free and fair private sector economic growth, and the sovereignty of nations. These are fundamental values in both our countries – they are very real, in that both Americans and, I am convinced, Mongolians, genuinely believe in them in practice - and this is why our partnership is so strong and growing even closer.
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.
Foreign Minister holds first press conference since appointment
On November 2, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia N.Enkhtaivan held the first-ever press conference since assuming office in July 2020. At the beginning of the conference, he briefed on the measures and resolutions he has made in foreign relations since he assumed office.
P.Batchuluun: We have saved 27 lives with 12 brain-dead donor transplants
The First International Scientific Seminar ‘Expanding Deceased Donor Organ Transplantation’ was held at the First State Central Hospital on October 30.
The First Mongolian Actress to Create the Role of a Main Character in Hollywood Film
Despite the placing of quarantine throughout the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it recently became clear that those in the field of performing arts have definitely not sat around doing nothing.
Corporate raiding and Mongolia
Identifying the existence of corporate raiding in Mongolia no longer requires studies, glasses, or microscopes. Putting aside the all-too-familiar cases, it is worthwhile to note the following: Mongolia has been globally acclaimed for its success in preventing the COVID-19 pandemic. This must be emulated in a consistent and determined fight against corporate raiding on all levels to cut it at its roots. Only then, can the country prosper as a decent economy which is self-reliant and not at the mercy of others.
Yak herders in the mountains’ midst
A certain species of livestock that lived in the midst of the Tibetan mountains, boulders and cliffs covered with snow for thousands of years is the yak. Alongside the Himalayas, yaks live near Tenger Mountain, and the mountainous areas of Arkhangai, Uvurkhangai, and Khuvsgul aimag as well as the forest steppe regions of Zavkhan and Bayankhongor aimag, spreading throughout 132 soums of 13 aimags in Mongolia.
Love for everything that grows
Selenge River Valley has a trace of rain that fell continuously for some days. Horses are grazing along the road and with the still-green tall fawns, it appears as if the pleasant season of summer is continuing in the first month of fall.
Feature exhibits of Kharakhorum Museum
Despite ancient Mongolians being able to create a large scale civilization, there is little to no documentation and proof about the history they created. In most cases, it is the notes written by foreign travellers and chronicles of neighboring kingdoms and empires that currently serve as crucial research documents.
Labor shortage in harvest looming despite abundant crop yields
This year, sowing was made on 536,600 hectares of land, which equals to 0.34 percent of the total land of Mongolia’s territory with high mountains and wide open steppe-grassland. Out of the sowing areas, wheat was sowed on 364,000 hectares, potatoes on 18,600 hectares, vegetables on 9,600 hectares, rapeseed on 61,100 hectares and fodder plants in 52,700 hectares respectively.
The People of Mongolia who gave their ‘All for Victory’
The 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War fell on May 8, 2020. The war that is embedded deeply in the histories of Mongolian People's Republic (MPR) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a tremendous challenge that revealed the firm friendship between the two nations.
N.Tuvshinbayar: Sport has been an eye-opener for me
Hero of Labor of Mongolia, famous judoka Tuvshinbayar Naidan was appointed to the responsible position of President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) in August.
History of Karakorum city continues with Erdene Zuu Monastery
It was nomadic Mongolians who established the first ever state in Central Asia during Khunnu Dynasty. The first state in Central Asia was established by nomadic Mongols during the Khunnu Dynasty. Furthermore, the long names of the ancient Mongol kingdoms, the Turks, the Uyghurs, the Khitans, and the Niruns, occupied large areas of Asia until the establishment of the Mongol Empire.
Reminiscence by Ambassador
On July 10, 2015 I started working as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mongolia, with the Mongolian state flag hoisted in the car.
D.Altankhuyag: We have to found the National Ballet School using Cuba's experience
We interviewed one of the eight best ballet dancers in the world, State Honored Artist, Cultural Ambassador of Mongolia D.Altankhuyag who has been promoting his country in the world of classical arts. He represented Mongolia at the 50-year-old International Ballet Festival of Havana, dancing with a Cuban National Ballet ballerina.