12:25 PoliticsLukashenko to get Constitution amendment proposals on 22 July All the chapters of the Constitution and possible changes were discussed at sessions of the Constitutional Commission. “Amendments to 59 articles of the Constitution are suggested in addition to adding 16 new articles and excluding two articles,” the official noted.
12:05 SocietyBelarus mulls over post of commissioner for human rights Belarus is planning to set up a new human rights protection mechanism – the post of a commissioner for human rights, Chairman of the Constitutional Commission and the Constitutional Court Piotr Miklashevich said.
11:55 EconomyIntra-EAEU trade up by 33% in January-May 2021 In January-May 2021 the intra-EAEU trade increased by 33% year-on-year, foreign trade - by 19%, Iya Malkina, Aide to the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), told a briefing for the press in Moscow.
11:49 PoliticsPlans to increase age of presidential candidacy to 40 years in Belarus "In line with the proposal, a presidential candidate must be 40 years of age or older, a resident for at least 20 years prior to elections and not have foreign citizenship,” Piotr Miklashevich said.
11:47 EconomyKyrgyzstan to host Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in-person session on 19-20 August The agenda also includes promotion of integration projects as part of the EAEU aligning with China's Belt and Road initiative.
11:46 PartnersOrigin tracing must be done in US: China Daily editorial It would be inaccurate to interpret a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman's remarks on Monday regarding the proposed second-phase novel coronavirus origin tracing by the World Health Organization in China as outright refusal, because in his words, "relevant experts on the Chinese side are studying it carefully".
11:27 SocietyNo response from Lithuania on incident with Iraqi refugees on Belarus' border “Our interaction with Lithuania regarding these issues is far from constructive,” official representative of the Belarusian State Border Committee Anton Bychkovsky told BelTA.
11:00 EconomyChina's timber importer to invest in Belarusian woodworking sector Director General of the Chinese company, Zhan Yanjun, stated his intention to invest in the Belarusian timber processing industry and develop his business in Belarus during his visit to the BUCE head office.
10:16 SportSKA Minsk draw with Hafnarfjordur in EHF European Cup qualification Belarus' vice champion SKA Minsk will play against Iceland's Hafnarfjordur in the EHF European Cup second qualification round. The first matches is due to take place in Iceland on 16 and 17 October. The return ones will be played in Minsk on 23 and 24 October.
09:39 PresidentLukashenko sends National Day greetings to Belgium The head of state expressed confidence that in spite of all the difficulties of the present time it is important to preserve and steadily develop what has been achieved.
09:24 SportGovortsova loses in Gdynia opener Belarus' world number 126 Olga Govortsova lost to world number 162 Tamara Korpatsch of Germany, 6-1, 5-7, 5-7, in the Gdynia Open round of Last 32.
09:10 SocietyBelavia to launch direct flight to Georgia's Kutaisi on 4 August Passengers will travel to Kutaisi on Embraer 175 aircraft with a capacity of 76 passengers, 12 seats in Business Class and 64 in Economy Class.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko extends condolences to Iraq over Baghdad bombing “Belarus strongly condemns terrorism and extremism in all forms and manifestations. We call on the international community to take effective steps to confront these dangerous challenges of our time,” stressed the head of state.
19:58 SocietyBelarus-Russia cooperation in military technology discussed at MAKS 2021 The meeting and negotiations between the heads of these agencies took place during the international aviation and space salon MAKS 2021. Events and projects of the Belarus-Russia military technology cooperation program for the period till 2025 were on the agenda.
19:21 EconomyBelarus suspends export of buckwheat, wheat flour The list of prohibited exports includes wheat flour, spelt wheat flour, coarse-grind buckwheat, dried buckwheat grain, and ready-made meals made of buckwheat regardless of the product's country of origin.