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Alert: Certain Anti-COVID-19 Measures Reimposed in Ulaanbaatar

Effective March 15, the Mongolian government has increased its state of pandemic preparedness and reimposed certain anti-COVID-19 measures in Ulaanbaatar.  The capital region is now classified as “Orange – Level 3” on the government’s four-point scale and is expected to remain at this level for at least the next two weeks.  This decision follows rising COVID-19 ...
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USAID-Funded Study Examines Improvements to Cashmere Sector in Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar, March 12, 2021 The U.S. Embassy hosted a discussion on an independent comprehensive study funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on Mongolia’s cashmere sector.    While Mongolia accounts for approximately 40 percent of the world’s cashmere production, nearly all of that (94 percent) is exported, in either raw or minimally processed form.  ...
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Press Release: U.S. Embassy Civil-Military Support Element Donates PPE for Frontline Workers 

For Immediate Release March 5, 2021 PRESS RELEASE U.S. Embassy Civil-Military Support Element Donates PPE for Frontline Workers On March 5, 2021, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Gregory May and the Civil-Military Support Element (CMSE) handed over a donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Rapid Antigen Test Kits to the Deputy Minister of Health Dr. M. Battuvshin.  “As a strategic ...
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Feature Alumna of the Month: Munkhmandakh Myagmar

Born and raised in Ulaanbaatar, Munkhmandakh followed her father’s footsteps and started working in journalism over twenty years ago. She has dedicated her decades-long career to promoting independent media and professional journalism through her work at the Press Institute of Mongolia (PIM).    In 2014, Munkhmandakh was selected as one of two Humphrey Fellows from Mongolia ...
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