Frontier_newswire June 06-12

Today's Frontier Newswire consists of the following headlines:


  • GEC registers 69 independent candidates for parliamentary elections
  • Total of 498 candidates to stand for Parliamentary election
  • Spring session: Parliament passes 12 and alters 98 laws
  • Candidates for Citizens’ Representative Khural elections receives certificates
  • Cabinet meeting in brief
  • N.Enkhbayar’s proxy candidate: identity revealed

Foreign Relations

  • Finance Minister addresses ASEM meeting on behalf of the EU Presidency Trio
  • Mongolia's foreign minister: The region needs a forum to tackle common security concerns
  • President meets Ambassador of India
  • Mongolian Embassy hosts meeting of reps of International IDEA

Foreign Trade

  • Japanese cars exempted from taxes
  • Three tariff types now in customs policy


  • Mongolia, Hit Hard by the Commodities Slump, Wearily Faces Elections
  • Mongolia-Japan EPA to boost export starts implementing
  • Program on building of economic corridor backed
  • National currency rate climbs
  • Mongolia’s external debt as of Q1 2016
  • Gov’t to purchase Erdenes Tavantolgoi shares owned by citizens


  • Khan Bank named as “Most active issuing bank” in Mongolia
  • Mongolia wants to have financing from AIIB for mega-projects
  • IFC and FMO Provide XacBank with Syndicated Loan to Support MSME Borrowers


  • Jacobs Engineering lands contract to build $5.3 billion Mongolia mine
  • Rio Tinto Copper: Oh Yes! Oh No, Mongolia
  • Mongolia to co-operate with Japan on coal gasification
  • UNDP: Corruption risk assessment in Mining sector of Mongolia


  • Planting reaches 99.5 percent
  • Agricultural exchange reports
  • Mongolia to introduce standards for Halal slaughter


  • Transit transportation of Ulan-Ude-Ulaanbaatar-Tianjin will start from August


  • Busan flights to start this month


  • Ulaanbaatar Railway to collaborate in intercity public transport


  • Analysing the past and the future of the energy sector


  • Gobi Corporation to lead the world in cashmere coats


  • City Administration signs memorandum with UNDP
  • New road cleaning trucks deployed in UB
  • All khoroos will be connected to wi-fi
  • “Good Yard” scheme to improve UB’s “ger districts”

Company News

  • Pentwater Capital Management LP Decreased Stake in Turquoise Hill Res LTD (NYSE:TRQ) by $24.43 Million as Shares Rose
  • How Many Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd (TSE:TRQ)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

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