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Mongolia hopes to bring economy back on track with $5 billion loan approved by IMF

IMF said in a statemen Date : February 20, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network BEIJING, China - In a bid to help the north Asian country bring its economy back on track, the International Monetary Fund and its other partners have said that they have agreed to the terms of a loan package. > BNN The Mongolian government is now set to receive a more than $5 billion loan package as part of this agreement.  IMF said in a statement that according to the terms agreed by the Mongolian government and IMF envoys, the IMF would provide $440 million over ...Full Story

POLITICS

Mongolia’s opposition party comes to power in landslide election

Date : July 1, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network MPP won the elections after winning 65 of the 76 seats ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Mongolia’s main opposition party Mongolian People's Party (MPP) came back to power in the landslide parliamentary elections on Thursday.> Big News Network The campaigning had been influenced ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Mongolia hopes to bring economy back on track with $5 billion loan approved by IMF

Date : February 20, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network IMF said in a statemen BEIJING, China - In a bid to help the north Asian country bring its economy back on track, the International Monetary Fund and its other partners have said that they have agreed to the terms of a loan package. > BNN The Mongolian ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Rio Tinto held up on Mongolian shipment

Date : June 22, 2013 Reporter : BigNewsNetwork The Mongolian government owns the rest The Rio Tinto mining company has had to delay a major copper mine shipment from Mongolia. The company has cited lack of support from the government of Mongolia as its reason for holding back on the shipment, which was to have come ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

ASEM Summit kicks off, 51 countries to participate

Date : July 15, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - The 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit opened in the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator on Friday. The aim of the meeting is to promote "partnership for the future through connectivity."> Big News ...Full Story

HISTORY

'Democracy and Buddhism bind India with Mongolia': PM Modi

Date : May 6, 2015 Reporter : ANI The Prime Minister took to twitter to share his views New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday termed Mongolia as India's 'spiritual friend', adding that shared values of democracy and Buddhism bind the two countries. The Prime Minister took to ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Mongolian Writer Hits Out at China Over Treatment of Dissident

Date : January 6, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Prominent author and Inner Mongolian activist Huuchinhuu Govruud A Mongolian writer on Tuesday called on the Chinese government to end her house arrest and remove restrictions on her long-term friend and fellow activist Hada, who was released from four years' unofficial detention last month ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

World`s most polluted city: Ulan Bator

Date : March 6, 2014 Reporter : ANI Toxic smog is harmful and can cause serious damage Ulan Bator: In 2010 Ulan Bator the capital of Mongolia, was listed as the second most polluted city in the world. Recently, Forbes Magazine has listed it as number 1 in World’s Most Dangerous Places to Breathe with pollution ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Ulaanbaatar will issue municipal bonds

Date : March 20, 2014 Reporter : Business-Mongolia Joint forum between World Bank and Ulaanbaatar City Today, a joint forum was held between World Bank and Ulaanbaatar City Government under the agenda “Bond: A new source of financing”, reports Business-Mongolia.com. City Mayor E.Bat-Uul announced that the City Government ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Is Mongolia's mining boom causing Ulan Bator to run out of water?

Date : September 9, 2014 Reporter : DW/BNN Mongolia's economy has been expanding rapidly Water is already scarce in Ulan Bator. But with the mining industry competing with energy facilities, agriculture and urban residents for water resources, the problem will intensify, as analyst Qingfeng Zhang tells DW. ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Kazakhstan, Mongolia intend to initiate direct flights

Date : April 11, 2014 Reporter : Trend Agreement on air traffic Astana, Kazakhstan, April 11 By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend: The sides initialed a text of the memorandum on the implementation of the intergovernmental agreement on air traffic as part of the first meeting of the Kazakh- Mongolian ...Full Story

SPORTS

Judo: Silva wins first gold for host country Brazil

Date : August 9, 2016 Reporter : Trend Rio- 2016 Olympic Rio- 2016: Brazil's Rafaela Silva overcame top seed Sumiya Dorjsuren of Mongolia to win gold in the women's -57kg judo on Monday, sending the crowd into joyous celebration of their first Olympic gold as host country, Reuters ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Young Brit becomes first solo adventurer to walk 1,500-miles across Mongolia

Date : August 9, 2014 Reporter : ANI Mongolia is the second largest landlocked country on Earth London, Aug 09 (ANI): A young Brit has become the first solo adventurer to walk across the 1,500 miles spanning Mongolia, which is one of the globe's most desolate and unforgiving landscapes. 23-year-old Ash Dykes from Colwyn ...Full Story

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