18:25 PoliticsPartnership between Belarus, Vietnam full of promise Sergei Klishevich and Bui Quang Huy discussed the geopolitical situation in the world as well as initiatives for Belarus-Vietnam cooperation in the sphere of youth policy. The Vietnamese side accepted the invitation to visit Belarus.
17:47 EconomyDairy complex construction program expected to produce serious economic effect in Belarus Roman Golovchenko touched upon the matter of modernization of the country's dairy animal husbandry industry. There are plans to build new dairy complexes all over the country in 2023-2024 in line with a presidential decree. Ten complexes will be built in every region.
17:07 PartnersOn land and on water, Guizhou's Xingyi a magnet for sport lovers Standing at the start line of the 2023 Wanfenglin Half Marathon, members of the China Storyteller Partnerships Tour of Amazing Guizhou kicked off their exploration of the scenic and recreational Xingyi city of Qianxi'nan Bouyei and Miao autonomous prefecture on Thursday.
17:00 SocietyBelarusian scientists ready to work on powerful energy storage systems Sergei Chizhik said: “We demonstrate that we live in an intellectual country, popularize science, and hope that it will attract young personnel. Today we've managed to hold negotiations with a number of enterprises, which would like to use some products for multiplication. We are open and ready for it.”
16:22 EconomyExcellent opportunities for investors in Belarusian free economic zones pointed out Roman Golovchenko remarked: "We create a business environment oasis that enjoys the strongest demand. And certainly, we will try and spread the best practices onto the entire country. Essentially free economic zones are kind of a testing area for some experiments from the point of view of administrative procedures.”
15:38 SocietyBelarus admits almost 43,000 Ukrainian citizens since 1 January 2023 A total of 117,603 Ukrainian nationals have arrived in Belarus since 24 February 2022. According to the committee, 15,890 people arrived in Belarus directly from the territory of Ukraine. 77,779 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 19,664 - via Lithuania and 4,270 - via Latvia.
15:16 PoliticsOpinion: Russia-North Korea summit unnerves West by uncertainty of agenda The meeting between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un in Russia unnerves the West primarily because they do know what exactly the leaders of Russia and North Korea discussed, Russian political scientist and orientalist Karine Gevorgyan said.
14:32 EconomyManufacturing sector described as driver of Belarusian economy's development Piotr Parkhomchik said: “With confidence I'd like to state the fact that for the last few years the manufacturing sector has been the driver of development of our economy. In January-August 2023 the output growth rate totaled 107.9%."
14:15 PresidentLukashenko: United States did not allow Ukraine to ‘tango' with Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin was asked to comment on U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's statement that it takes to tango with regard to the possible peace talks on Ukraine.
14:05 EconomyPrime minister to review realization of investment projects, import substitution in Mogilev Oblast The first stop was companies with a share of foreign capital in the free economic zone (FEZ) Mogilev – IOOO Omsk Carbon Mogilev and OOO BelEmsa. After that the prime minister is expected to visit a dairy complex under construction of OAO Tishovka and the natural landmark Polykovichi Wellspring.
13:19 PresidentLukashenko rebuffs Western criticism, concerned about Poland's military intentions Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that Western states should first count how many mercenaries they have already sent to participate in the Ukrainian conflict instead of trying to criticize Russia for something.
13:14 PoliticsPutin names main problem of international relations The United States is using, by the hands of the Ukrainian army, cluster munitions in the Special Military Operation zone, and this is a crime on their part, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the media.
12:50 PoliticsPutin points out beneficial effects of Western sanctions Russia is benefiting from the sanctions imposed against it as it is acquiring additional competencies, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko.
12:35 PresidentLukashenko expects economy to recover to pre-sanctions level next year Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I think next year will be a good one for us and we will reach the pre-sanctions level of our economy's performance. If something is still left to be addressed, then we know how we should proceed.”
12:29 PresidentLukashenko suggests trilateral cooperation of Belarus, Russia, North Korea to Putin At a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko suggested establishing trilateral cooperation of Belarus, Russia and North Korea.