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Belarus 3rd at CIS customs K9 competitions
13 October, 18:30
The international competitions took place at the National Canine Center of the State Customs Committee of Uzbekistan in Tashkent. Taking part in the competitions were the customs canine services of six countries. Uzbekistan was the event, with Russia finishing second.
Andrei Kobyakov visits the Belarusian State Standardization and Certification Institute
New measurement standards for nuclear energy industry, nanoindustry in development in Belarus
13 October, 17:26
A package of measurement standards is now used to build the nuclear power plant but the nuclear power plant's operation will require some more. One of the most complicated tasks is creating a reference neutron flux, which is supposed to be located outside urban areas due to safety considerations.
Construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant in progress
Working group set up to integrate Belarusian nuclear power plant into power grid
13 October, 16:53
The group will analyze proposals on ways to integrate the Belarusian nuclear power plant into the power grid taking into account peculiarities of the nuclear power plant's operation and working hours of industrial enterprises, civil engineering industry, processing industry, and agriculture.
Photo:China Daily. Zou Hong
Robot gives guidance in Beijing court
13 October, 15:41
The robot, named Xiaofa, stands 1.46 meters tall and provides legal advice and guidance in a child's voice.
Photo: Yonhap
Seoul to host biggest forum on the Arctic next year
13 October, 14:22
South Korea announced the hosting of the conference, tentatively named Arctic Circle Seoul Forum, in December 2018 at the Arctic Circle Assembly which kicked off its three-day meeting earlier in the day in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The Tianyuan Cave site
Scientists for the first time reconstruct genome of ancient Chinese
13 October, 12:52
The scientists used new techniques that can identify ancient genetic material from an archaeological find even when large quantities of DNA from soil bacteria are present.
Death tolls from floods, landslide increase to 46, 33 missing in Vietnam
13 October, 11:37
The departed included 19 people in northern Hoa Binh province and eight in central Thanh Hoa province. By Friday morning, nine bodies had been recovered after a landslide buried 18 local people in Hoa Binh's Tan Lac district on Thursday morning.
Photo courtesy of Belarus' State Forensic Examination Committee
Belarus' State Forensics Committee, Russia's Interior Ministry sign agreement on cooperation
13 October, 10:40
Experts of the two countries will be able to exchange experience in the developing areas of their activity, hold joint research, provide practical and methodic mutual assistance.
Photo: Xinhua
U.S. to withdraw from UNESCO at end of 2018
13 October, 10:22
The decision reflected "U.S. concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO," U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement.
US: California deadliest wildfires kill at least 31
13 October, 09:21
According to officials more than half of the deaths occurred in Sonoma County alone, which is one of the biggest wine cities along with Napa. It broke out almost all at once on Sunday night and has started sweeping more than 300 square miles, an area as large as New York City.
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