Monday, 30 September 2013 22:54

Ulaanbaatar taxis to get traffic privileges

Ulaanbaatar_taxi_traffic_stopThe Urban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City allowed taxis that meet the official taxi standards such as designated taxi logo, top light box and taximeters to drive on first lane starting from October 1, 2013. Taxis, however, are still not allowed to pick up or drop off passengers on most main roads except at 13 designated areas built so far.

Ulaanbaatar City Tourism Board has signed an agreement with the Department of Geography and Geology of the National University of Mongolia as a part of its objective to develop Ulaanbaatar’s tourism based on proper academic research and knowledge.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:59

Chinese Culture Minister visits Mongolia

Chinese-Culture-MinisterThe Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, Cai Wu is paying official visit to Mongolia by the invitation of the Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Mongolia, Oyungerel Tsedevdamba. During the visit that takes place in September 24-25th, 2013, the officials of two Ministries have signed “Protocol on Reciprocal Organization of Cultural Days in 2014”.

Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:21

Ulaanbaatar taxi fares will rise NOT

ulaanbaatar_taxi_fareThe head of the Mongolian Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP), Magnai O., previously announced that his authority and the Urban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City and taxi companies had signed a trilateral agreement to improve the taxi standards as well as their fares to match such an improvement.

Belarus_Pm_visit_MongoliaThe Speaker of the Mongolian Parliament Z.Enkhbold received Belorussian business and government representatives led by Belorussian Prime Minister Miasnikovich on September 4th, 2013.

Mongolian_poet_Natsagdorj_statueLenin_statue_in_Ulaanbaatar_removedThe monument of famous Mongolian poet Natsagdorj Dashdorj has been a subject of public discussion since the building up of its original surrounding area by hotels and negligence of the statue.

Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:04

Mongol Naadam Complex to be established

Naadam-festival-horse-raceThe Citizens’ Representative Board of Ulaanbaatar discussed about the establishment of “Mongol Naadam Complex” Public Service Agency during its regular meeting on September 3rd, 2013.

The organization will be responsible for taking care of the infrastructure at Khui Doloon Khudag – the Naadam’s horse-race finish line area.

Ulaanbaatar_taxiThe Mongolian Authority for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection (AFCCP), the Urban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City and taxi companies have signed trilateral agreement to improve the taxi standards as well as their fares to match such an improvement.


The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ts.Oyungerel recently ordered to discontinue price discrimination among all museums, cultural and art organizations in Mongolia.

Mongolian_warrior_remainsCoal company workers in Eastern Siberia have uncovered the final resting place of a 13th-century Mongolian warrior while digging near the city of Irkutsk, the Russian Interior Ministry’s local branch said Friday.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:06

Gobi bear - Mazaalai to get more protection

gobi_bear_mazaalaiA Canadian citizen jogged 2100 km in Gobi within 35 days. Ray Zahab, who previously photographed natures of Sahara desert and Southern Pole, was upset that no more three dozens of unique Gobi bears (Ursus arctos gobiensis) were left in Mongolia and the world. Today on July 31th, 2013 during a press conference, he announced that he had teamed up with the Ministry of Environment and Greed Development to protect and grow the number of Gobi bears within his environment protection project. Mongolians refer to Gobi bears as Mazaalai and believe that they are separate species from brown bear.

erlian-ulaanbaatar-flightMongolian national air carrier – MIAT Mongolian Airlines is planning to launch regular flight between Chinese Erenhot city (or Erlian as referred by Chinese) and Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar city on August 7th, 2013.

ulaanbaatar_airport_busUrban Transport Center of Ulaanbaatar City together with Chinggis Khaan International Airport have launched "Express Bus" service between airport and Ulaanbaatar downtown on July 3, 2013.

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