19:58 EconomyHi-Tech Park's share in Belarus' export of services close to 30% in January-September At present Hi-Tech Park resident companies develop software and provide IT services. They successfully compete on the world market and realize projects in banking industry, telecommunication industry, oil industry, gas industry, and other ones.
19:10 SocietyBelarusian Defense Ministry approves plans on cooperation with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan A meeting of defense ministers of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Commonwealth of Independent States took place in Moscow. Defense Minister, Lieutenant-General Viktor Khrenin represented the Belarusian delegation at the event.
18:29 SportOlympic Council of Asia calls for Belarus' admission to region's tournaments Acting President of the Olympic Council of Asia Randhir Singh said during the IOC summit that there is no reason for protective measures in the Asian region.
18:16 SportDzinara Alimbekava second in sprint at Russian Biathlon Cup On 8 December Dzinara Alimbekava of Belarus placed second in the women's sprint with one penalty, 30.6 seconds behind the winner, Yelizaveta Kaplina of Russia.
17:59 EconomyBelarus posts deflation in November In November 2022 the base index of consumer prices, which does not account for changes in prices for individual goods and services susceptible to administrative and seasonal factors, stood at 98.2% over October 2022 and 113.9% in comparison with December 2021.
17:38 EconomyBelarus' export down by 4.6% in January-October In January-October 2022 Belarus' foreign trade totaled $71.443 billion, down by 6% year-on-year. Import amounted to $33.644 billion (down by 7.5%). Surplus of foreign trade in goods and services equaled $4.154 billion, up from $3.258 billion in January-October 2021.
17:31 SocietyBelarus admits almost 69,600 Ukrainian citizens since February Over 69,600 Ukrainian nationals have arrived in Belarus since February, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
17:15 EconomyBeijing hosts Days of Belarusian Products and Tourism The event was organized by the Belarusian embassy in China with the support of the Belarusian National Tourism Agency and more than 40 domestic food producers.
16:54 EconomyCall for setting up EAEU's independent payment system Mikhail Myasnikovich said: “Not only transactions but the measure of value, I mean contract prices should be specified in national currencies, too. It will reduce dependence on hard currencies and consequences of volatility of national currencies.”
16:45 SocietyUNFPA lauds Belarus' advances in protection of motherhood, childhood Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich held a meeting with Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Population and Development Fund (UNFPA) Yib Petersen.
16:32 PoliticsAnte Jozic: Belarus-Vatican relations keep developing despite difficulties Despite all the difficulties, relations between Belarus and the Vatican continue to develop, Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Ante Jozic told the media ahead of the reburial ceremony of the relics of monk Fabian Maliszewski in Stolbtsy on 9 December.
16:07 PresidentBelarus satisfied with Russian ruble as replacement for U.S. dollar in interstate transactions The head of state was asked why the countries had stopped using U.S. dollars in mutual transactions. Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked the decision had been prompted by circumstances and it had been a forced step.
16:03 PresidentLukashenko: Had Minsk agreements been enforced, there would have been no war in Ukraine Had the Minsk agreements been implemented, Ukraine would have been integral and there would have been no war, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said answering journalists' questions on the sidelines of the EAEU summit in Bishkek, BelTA has learned.
15:46 PresidentLukashenko comments on Russian gas price for Belarus “The question is not about the prices in our countries. The question is about equal opportunities that economic entities should have since we have opted for deep cooperation with Russia (because of the global crisis, wars, pandemic and so on),” said the head of state.
15:38 PresidentLukashenko: War on Russia was supposed to begin from Donbass in 2021-2022 "We know for sure (I informed President Putin that we will make these facts public soon) that they were going to advance NATO troops to the border of Smolensk Oblast after the 2020 coup in Belarus and start a war against Russia from the Donbass," the Belarusian leader said.