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Disability-friendly wagon starts service

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By M.OYUNGEREL Minister of Roads and Transportation M.Zorigt reported on his social media account on March 21 that the first wagon for disabled people transported its first passengers to Sainshand soum. Passenger train depot engineers started equipping the wagon on January 15 under the Minister of Roads and Transportation’s decree. “Our technicians and engineers have [...]

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Sukhbaatar Province herders receive 85 million MNT in state support

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By M.OYUNGEREL Representatives from Save the Children NGO in Mongolia signed a memorandum of understanding with representatives and administrators of the Ulaanbaatar Mayor’s Office, City Council, National Emergency Management Agency, and the Health Department on March 18 to provide Sukhbaatar Province herders with approximately 85 million MT in financial support. Save the Children NGO, which [...]

March 21st, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Emergency management agencies receive trucks worth 11 billion MNT

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By M.OYUNGEREL The National Emergency Management Agency handed 28 fire trucks and sevice vehicles worth five million EUR (approximately 11 billion MNT) to emergency management agencies of Chingeltei, Sukhbaatar, Bayanzurkh, Songinokhairkhan districts and those in provinces. Sixteen of the vehicles were supplied by Austria’s Rosenbauer International through an agreement between the Austrian and Mongolian governments, [...]

March 18th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Drivers protest the decommissioning of public transportation microbuses

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By M.OYUNGEREL Over 100 public transportation microbus drivers protested at Chinggis Square on March 15, opposing the Ulaanbaatar Transportation Office and the Traffic Police Department’s decision to decommission transportation microbuses which are 12 years old or older. “The administrators are mandating us to follow public transportation standards. If they’re asking us to work according to [...]

March 16th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Traditional medicine museum opens

The interior of the traditional medicine museum

By M.OYUNGEREL A traditional Mongolian medicine museum opened at the Traditional Medical Institute at the Mongolian National University of Medical Science on March 11. The museum aims to highlight Mongolia’s contributions to medical science and to preserve, protect, and promote Mongolian traditional medicine. It includes over 50 texts, over 300 types of herbs, and approximately [...]

March 14th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Demonstrators demand dismissal of Ulaanbaatar Mayor

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By M.OYUNGEREL Ulaanbaatar residents demonstrated outside the National Museum of Mongolia demanding the dismissal of Ulaanbaatar Mayor E.Bat-Uul and his deputy mayors on March 9. The demonstrators believed that E.Bat-Uul violated the Law on Administration, Territorial Unit and Unit Administration by hiring more than two deputy mayors, and demanded the mayor to fire six capital [...]

March 10th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Mongolian riders break the Guinness World Record for largest camel race

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By M.OYUNGEREL A total of 1,108 camels participated in a race in Dalanzadgad soum, Umnugovi Province on March 7, part of the Mongol Temee – 999 event organized by the Administrative Office of the Governor of Umnogovi and the Dalanzadgad City Council, breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest camel race ever held. The [...]

March 10th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

State Housing Corporation says apartment rental registration will begin in mid-March

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By M.OYUNGEREL The State Housing Corporation of Mongolia (SHCM) announced that registration for the rental of apartments in the state’s affordable housing program will begin on March 15. The SHCM had previously announced that they would start registering applicants for the Rental Apartment program on March 1. On Tuesday their office was closed, but a [...]

March 4th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Fire breaks out at Narantuul’s textiles market

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By M.OYUNGEREL A fire broke out at the textile, clothing, and second-hand market of Narantuul Trade Center on March 3, at approximately 2:00 a.m. in the morning. The cost of damages has not been assessed yet. National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) firefighters extinguished the fire at approximately 7:00 a.m., and an hour later, the police took [...]

March 4th, 2016 | Posted in Domestic,Онцлох мэдээлэл | Read More »

Mongolian Student Union to demonstrate over monthly stipend

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By M.OYUNGEREL University students in Ulaanbaatar will hold a peaceful demonstration on March 4 at 2:00 p.m. at Chinggis Square to demand the government and the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science to give them the monthly stipend of 70,200 MNT. The students hope to tackle the issue of employment and public transportation through their [...]

March 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

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