Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ During her working visit to Singapore, Deputy Health Minister L.Byambasuren met with Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State, Ministry of Communication and Information and Ministry of Health of Singapore and exchanged views on bilateral relations and cooperation.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Such as training took place from September 28 to October 2 with a participation of 24 professionals and officials from 14 organizations.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “NoMon” bookstore has erected a building with an interesting design, resembling piled-up books, next to the Government Building 12 in the "Barilgachdiin" Square. The bookstore is abundant in its choice of books, especially in English language.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to support reforms needed for sustaining and improving a management of social welfare services in Mongolia, such as food stamps or cash transfers, to ensure they deliver maximum impact for the poor, during the period of economic difficulties.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ State central and local administrative organizations and state officials received some 230 letters on requests and complaints in the first half of this year.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ After 110 years of captivity about 500 of the remaining 2,000 Przewalski's horses in Mongolia and China are living free in segregated preserves that are intended to protect the endangered species from humans and to keep the ancient breed as genetically pure as possible. Ludovic Orlando of the University of Copenhagen's Natural History Museum of Denmark and colleagues are the first to use DNA to determine the effect of captivity on the last of Przewalski's horses. The study was reported in the Sept. 24, 2015, edition of the journal Current Biology.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Annual event called “Green Days of Autumn” will take place in the Chingis Square on weekend, and is expected to continue at Misheel Expo Center on September 29 – October 5. The event is dedicated to the vegetable farmers and consumers, coinciding with the harvesting season.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Rural residents in Mongolia will benefit from a USD 34.1 million program funded by World Bank (WB) and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) that aims to make the government funding process more transparent and more responsive to community needs.
The WB’s website reported on Thursday.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The new Urban Governance Project aimed at strengthening citizen and governance capabilities for improved delivery of public services and participatory budgeting for ger area residents in Ulaanbaatar was officially launched on Monday, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s (SDC) website published.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Nationwide, some 19 thous. crimes were registered in the first eight months of this year, showing 1,392 or 7.9% increase against the previous year.