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Snow expected this weekend A.Ikhsanaa | GoGo.mn Snow and snow storm is expected in Western and Central aimags on Dec 24th and most regions on Dec 25. Mostly cloudy in Ulaanbaatar city today. No snow. Winds from W will reach 5-10 m/s and temperature will reach -12C to -14C. Snow …

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Circus tigers and lions to walk streets of Ulaanbaatar

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The National Circus of Mongolia is hosting international circus performances starting from December 24. The International Circus of Demidov has brought six white and two Amur tiger and two white lions. The national circus is planning on showing the circus animals to the public and has been taking people’s opinions …

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-50 Celsius expected in northern Mongolia

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 The temperature is expected to fall to -50 Celsius (-58 deg Fahrenheit) in northern parts of Mongolia next week. Snow is currently falling in all parts of Mongolia and  expected to continue until 29th of December. Above average snowfall already covers much of the country and an estimated that 70% …

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Cabinet considers covering treatment cost for children sick with flu

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Prime Minister J.Erdenebat has tasked his cabinet members to take necessary measures such as revising regulations to facilitate allowing parental leave for legal guardians of the children, who are down with respiratory illnesses. The government might even consider covering the treatment costs from the health insurance fund. According to a presentation by …

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Mongolian State Great Khural and UAE’s Federal National Assembly ink cooperation MOU

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Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Speaker of Mongolian Parliament, Mr M.Enkhbold and the President of the Federal National Assembly of the United Arab Emirates, Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between Parliaments on December 19 in Abu Dhabi. The MoU covers issues concerning bilateral cooperation on …

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Nepal: Mongolian diplomatic passport holders – visa free travel

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Nepal and Mongolia on Monday reached several agreements and understandings aimed at promoting bilateral ties. The understandings and pacts were reached during a meeting between Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat and visiting Mongolian Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who is currently making a …

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Miss World: Mongolian ‘Bayra Bela’ in eleventh place

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Mongolian beauty A.Bayartsetseg has come eleventh in the Miss World finale. While Mongolia only has a population of three million people, Bayra Bela, which is A.Bayartsetseg’s competing name (Bayra is a short form of Bayartsetseg), has managed to amass hundreds and thousands of votes and received the People’s Choice Award. …

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Mongolia closes embassies and consulates

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Mongolia is to close its embassies in Brazil and Indonesia. The reason is that very few Mongolian citizens live in these countries and a number of consular services can now be done online. In addition, the Mongolian consulates in Osaka, the second largest city in Japan and in the city …

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Lighting the New Year Tree on Sukhbaatar Square

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Ulaanbaatar traditionally welcomes the start of the New Year’s festivities by lighting the tree on Sukhbaatar Square. This year, lighting the tree lighting ceremony is held publicly on Monday (19th of December) on the Mongolian capital’s central square. A total of 20 workers have been working since the 15th of …

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Dec 30 announced as non-working day

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Dec 30th is announced as a non-working day, according to the plenary session of the State Great Khural. Therefore, residents will be on holiday starting Dec 29th, 2016 to Jan 1st, 2017. The decision was made due to influenza outbreaks and severe weather condition. According to the Law on Celebrating Public …

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