11:19 PartnersBallerina Park Sae-eun awarded France-Korea cultural prize South Korean ballet dancer Park Sae-eun of the Paris Opera Ballet has been awarded the France-Korea Cultural Prize in recognition of her contribution to raising the world's awareness of the artistry and beauty of Korean ballet.
11:00 PresidentLukashenko suggests setting up cooperative enterprises with Russia Now is the right moment to promote cooperative ties with Khabarovsk Territory and other regions of Russia, President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Khabarovsk Territory Governor Mikhail Degtyaryov. “We need to advance towards closer cooperation. It is a blessing in disguise,” the head of state said.
10:48 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus-Russia cooperation should encourage other countries to follow suit Belarus-Russia cooperation outcomes should be useful and attractive to other countries, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Khabarovsk Territory Governor Mikhail Degtyaryov, BelTA has learned.
10:38 SocietyOver 113,000 deposit accounts opened under Belarus' family capital program As of 1 May 2022, 54,555 families applied for permission to use family capital prematurely. Of them, 47,150 applied to use the money to improve housing conditions, 3,062 to pay for education, 4,339 to receive healthcare services, and 4 to buy health products for disabled people.
10:05 PartnersS. China nature reserve welcomes first clutch of sea turtle eggs A national sea turtle nature reserve in Huizhou City, south China's Guangdong Province, spotted the first clutch of 89 eggs laid by a captive sea turtle this year.
09:48 Society200 Ukrainians enter Belarus over 24 hours “From 6.00 on 11 May to 6.00 on 12 May, 200 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus: 1 from Ukraine, 172 - from Poland, 23 – from Lithuania, 4 – from Latvia,” the State Border Committee said.
09:38 SocietyOpinion: Kiev regime, NATO want special military operation to drag on “After the start of the conflict in Ukraine, the Russian people realized how much they are ‘loved'. And in this situation, we see the rise in patriotism and approval of the actions of the Russian leadership by people from all walks of life. We see this all,” the political scientist noted.
09:01 PoliticsSavinykh: Political games exploiting Ukraine's tragedy are unacceptable One gets the impression that the immediate surrender of the Ukrainian authorities can be the only solution to the armed conflict in Ukraine. This will be a decisive step to save Ukrainian lives. This step will allow Russia to carry out the de-nazification of Ukraine, to help hold new elections, the MP said.
19:59 SocietySecurity Council secretary visits troops covering Belarus' southern border Aleksandr Volfovich praised the preparedness of the units for carrying out combat operations and the moral and psychological state of the personnel. He was also made familiar with how maintenance of weapons, military and special hardware is organized as well as the daily life of the army personnel.
19:24 EconomyCall for reducing interest rates on housing construction loans in Belarus Roman Golovchenko said: “This matter hinges on the availability of resources spent on lending. It is no secret that commercial banks are in quite a complicated funding situation right now. A lot due to limited sources of funding."
19:10 EconomyThree 5G technology deployment options under consideration in Belarus The official remarked that everyone is aware of 5G network benefits – low signal lag, high data transfer speeds (about ten times as fast as the current 4G technology), and the possibility of building several network layers, which will operate independently and will not interfere with each other.
18:42 EconomyBelarus plans to export more to Russia, China Commodity flows will be re-channeled from Western countries and Ukraine into friendly nations, mostly Russia and China, First Deputy Economy Minister of Belarus Yuri Chebotar said at the meeting of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee to discuss the region's industrial sector, BelTA has learned.
18:39 SocietyOpinion: Lithuania needs cheap electricity from Belarus Erika Svencioniene said: “We lack cheap electricity, which we could get from you. It is a reason for our visit here. It is said in our country that all the bridges have been burned. But we hope that relations between our countries will be mended. Cheap electricity is important for the economy and for every one of us.”
18:20 SocietyLithuanian blogger: Belarus is ready to answer all questions about its nuclear power plant “Belarusians are cordial, hospitable people. They showed us as much as they could at the nuclear power plant and answered all our questions. I would like to tell people objectively about the Belarusian nuclear power plant. The whole world knows that nuclear energy is a safe and clean source of energy,” Kazimieras Juraitis said.
18:12 EconomyBelarusian Vitebsk Oblast's food export up by 30% in Q1 2022 "The Russian Federation remains the main market for the regional food industry. In the first quarter, our food export rose by 30% year-on-year," Veronika Zaboluyeva said.