Group: Mongol News Group 

Group: Mongol News Group 

Mongol News Group fully owns company Mongol News Co Ltd which owns the newspaper Unoodor. The group also owns JAAG Co Ltd which owns TV channel MN 25. Journalists Baldorj Tserendorj built the foundation of the Mongol News group by publishing Unoodor newspaper in 1994. He also founded the MN 25 television channel with co-investment of his partners and expanded the company’s operation to become a media group. The group has diverse media tools aimed at children, sports, and leisure time. In recent years, the group has been working towards merging electronic journalism with conventional journalism. The mission of the group is to become the leader in all relevant sectors through ethical and moral operations, and to contribute to the society through creativity and innovation. Mongol News group was the first privately owned media organization of Mongolia and is one the leading media service providers in the market. The group owns Unoodor daily newspaper (Media ID-3003), the weekend issue of the Unoodor newspaper called Nyam Garig, the English language UB Post newspaper, the television channel MN 25 (M-3071), the news web-portal mongolnews.mn, and ABM Company for publishing and distribution services, CAC Pictures Studio, the Baldorj Fund, MN Duty free, Ulaanbaatar-MN duty free, and other publishing houses. Following the death of the founder of Mongol News group, Baldorj.Ts, his daughter Nandintushig Baldorj took over his positions to continue the business. Various sources indicate that family members of Nandintushig B own shares in Ulaanbaatar Hotel, Ulaanbaatar-2 Tourism resort, and UB-Hotel-Golf elite golf course located within the Ulaanbaatar-2 Tourism resort. The amount of ownership could not be verified.

Key facts

Mother Company

Mongol News Group

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

LLC

Business Sectors

The group owns Unoodor daily newspaper (Media ID-3003), the weekend issue of the Unoodor newspaper called Nyam Garig, the English language UB Post newspaper, the television channel MN 25 (M-3071), the news web-portal mongolnews.mn, and ABM Company for publishing and distribution services, CAC Pictures Studio, the Baldorj Fund, MN Duty free, Ulaanbaatar-MN duty free, and other publishing houses. Various sources indicate that family members of Nandintushig B own shares in Ulaanbaatar Hotel, Ulaanbaatar-2 Tourism resort, and UB-Hotel-Golf elite golf course located within the Ulaanbaatar-2 Tourism resort. The amount of ownership could not be verified.

Ownership

Ms. B. Nandintushig

Unlike her father Baldorj Ts, who founded the Mongol News Group, Ms. Nandintushig B is not affiliated with any political party. She inherited the company in 2007 when her father died.

100%
Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Unoodor newspaper (M-3003), Nyam Garig newspaper, UB Post newspaper English newspaper.

Other TV Outlets

Mongol News Group owns JAAG LLC which owns MN 25 television channel. JAAG LLC is owned by Nandintushig B (O-3005), Tuya D (O-3072), Altai Z (O-3073), Namuujin A (O-3074), GalsandorjD (O-3075), Jargalsaikhan L (O-3076). The number of their shares are unknown.

Other Online Outlets

www.mongolnews.mn
News web portal

Facts

Media Business

Unoodor newspaper (M-3003), Nyam Garig newspaper, UB Post newspaper English newspaper. Mongol News Group owns JAAG LLC which owns MN 25 television channel. JAAG LLC is owned by Nandintushig B (O-3005), Tuya D (O-3072), Altai Z (O-3073), Namuujin A (O-3074), GalsandorjD (O-3075), Jargalsaikhan L (O-3076). The number of their shares are unknown. www.mongolnews.mn
News web portal. ABM LLC LLC Media distribution and sales. Publishing house LLC.

Business

MN Duty free Trade and services. Ulaanbaatar-MN duty free Trade and services.
Various sources indicate that family members of Nandintushig B own shares in Ulaanbaatar Hotel, Ulaanbaatar-2 Tourism resort, and UB-Hotel-Golf elite golf course located within the Ulaanbaatar-2 Tourism resort. The amount of ownership could not be verified.

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General Information

Founding Year

1994

Founder

Baldorj Tserendorj

Affiliated Interests Founder

The founder of the group, Baldorj.Ts, who died in 2007, used to work for the second President of Mongolia, Bagabandi N. He also was Director of the Erdenet copper mine for many years. It is said that he had very close ties with former Member of Parliament Otgonbileg Sh.

Employees

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Contact

“Mongol News” Grouptoday@mongolnews.mn, +976-11-330801 mongolnews.mn, unuudur.mn

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Management

Executive Board + Interests Executive Board

Chairman of the Board of Directors: Nandintushig B. Executive Director: Nomitushig B, sibling of Nandintushig B.

Non-Executive Board + Interests Non-Executive Board

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Supervisory Board + Interests Supervisory Board

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Further Information

Meta Data

Only information regarding the Unoodor newspaper was completed in MOM survey. No information of the group was provided. MOM team made 4 phone inquiries. Information has been collected from open sources.

Sources

http://mongolnews.mn/ ;
http://unuudur.mn/p/1 ;
http://www.crc.gov.mn/k/U/5H ;
http://www.ikon.mn/lr/omt ;
http://baldorjsan.mongolnews.mn/%D1%81%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B3%D0%B8%D0%B9%D0%BD-%D1%82%D1%83%D1%85%D0%B0%D0%B9 ;
http://old.mse.mn/company/info3/code/3/id/249 ;

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    Press Institute of Mongolia
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ