Coal Mongolia 2015 is international conference & exhibition to bring international investors into the coal sector of Mongolia; to introduce the most advanced, environmentally friendly technologies in coal mining sector; to create a mutually beneficial partnership that will strengthen Mongolia’s competitiveness in Asia.
MIAT Mongolian Airlines (IATA code - OM), that launched twice-weekly scheduled flights from Ulaanbaatar to Singapore via Beijing on Wednesdays and Saturdays on September 24th, 2014, is conducting its last scheduled flight to Singapore on 4 March 2015, according to its GSA in Singapore, Aviation Services (S) Pte Ltd.
To this day, at least 25% of Mongolia's population lives a nomadic life, and in doing so, they remain fiercely dependent on open land for survival. However, due to the fluctuation in climate in recent years, changes to the landscape have rendered this lifestyle difficult, if not impossible, to maintain.
The Government of Mongolia has drafter a bill to build a casino in Mongolia. Although details of the proposals are kept out of the public, it became known that the casino is proposed to be built at the new international airport in Khushigt valley near Ulaanbaatar.
The former Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has now been splitted and were integrated into other ministries. Thus, the tourism will be now the responsibility of the newly formed Ministry of Environment, Green Development and Tourism to be led by Mrs. Oyunkhorol Dulamsuren who replaces the previous Minister of Culture, Sport and Tourism Oyungerel Tsedevdamba.
The Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage met in Paris November 24 – 28, 2014 to inscribe 16 new elements including Mongolian knuckle-bone shooting on The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
In the line with the “Smart Ulaanbaatar” program approved in 2014 by the Citizens Representatives Council of Ulaanbaatar, the mayor of capital city Bat-Uul E. and Susan Pointer - Senior Director Public Policy & Govt. Relations Asia Pacific Middle East Africa Russia, Google Inc., have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Ulaanbaatar city administration and Google Inc.