09:15 PartnersIconic Istanbul-Greek school hosts exhibition on 'queen of cities' An iconic Istanbul-Greek school reopened with an exhibition on the history of the "queen of cities" following the historic building's restoration.
09:00 SocietyContracts worth over $266m signed at MILEX 2023 arms expo in Minsk “The total amount of contracts is estimated at slightly over $266 million; 14 export contracts and several import contracts have been concluded. Specific road maps have been developed. More than 10 documents of this type have been signed,” Dmitry Pantus said.
22:06 PresidentAir defense on high alert, crazy Kiev, hello from comandante, Russian horse in President's Week Why did Aleksandr Lukashenko go to the central command post of the Air Force and Air Defense Command? What factors contribute to the president's concerns? What accomplishments can the Belarusian defense industry be proud of? What interest does Vladimir Oblast have in Belarus?
16:52 In PicturesChestnuts in bloom in Minsk Blooming chestnuts please the eye on a warm sunny day in Minsk.
11:43 EconomyNet profit of companies of Belarus' FEZs doubles in Q1 2023 In the first quarter, FEZ resident companies accounted for one fifth of export of goods and net FDI attracted to the country, as well as 17% of industrial output. The average monthly salary of employees at FEZ enterprises increased by 17.4%, taxes paid by resident companies rose by 36.2%.
11:40 EconomyBelarus' MAZ produces record number of passenger vehicles in Q1 Minsk Automobile Plant has set a new record. In the first quarter of 2023, it produced the largest number of passenger vehicles if compared with the same periods of previous years. In numbers, this is 382 vehicles. The previous record was set in 2008.
13:12 EconomyBelarus' manufacturers showcase their latest launches in Russia's Kazan The delegation included heads of holding companies and organizations affiliated with the Industry Ministry. Belarusian enterprises presented their latest launches at the international exhibition complex Kazan Expo.
12:30 EconomyBelarus to take part in China International Import Expo in expanded format Belarus' Consul General Andrei Andreyev and Director of the Belinterexpo company of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Natalya Kurash held talks with senior officials of the organizing committee of the China International Import Expo in Shanghai on 19 May.
12:16 SocietyDefense minister: Belarusian army has everything it needs to defend Belarus The defense minister emphasized that despite a difficult situation near the Belarusian border, the country remains peaceful, stable and calm: “And our task is to make sure it will remain so.”
19:56 EconomyAbout 10,500 apartments built in Belarus in January-April As much as 457,100m2 of housing or 42.7% of the total housing commissioned was commissioned for citizens on the housing register. As much as 342,200m2 of housing was built with state support.
19:29 EconomyBelarus, Serbia discuss advancement of trade, economic cooperation Participants of the business forum discussed promising avenues of advancement of trade and economic interaction. Overviews of investment opportunities of the city and the free economic zone Novi Sad were presented as well as the preferences available to companies residing in Belarusian free economic zones.
18:54 SocietyPreparations for international arms expos to be held in CSTO countries in 2023-2024 discussed Participants of the session discussed preparations for international arms expos, which will be held in the CSTO member states in 2023-2024, and the planning of their business programs and exhibition programs in the organization's format. Common interest was expressed in organizing and hosting such events.
18:30 SocietyBelarus admits over 22,500 Ukrainian citizens since 1 January 2023 According to the committee, 16,350 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 4,701- via Lithuania and 1,484 - via Latvia.
17:43 EconomyAmbassador unveils plans to set up multi-brand Belarusian showrooms in Russia We are planning to implement a concept of multi-brand trading platforms featuring various Belarusian industries and enterprises in the Russian regions, Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi told the media.
17:02 SportIPC claims to Belarusian Paralympians dismissed as utter absurdity The claims of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to the Belarusian Paralympians do not stand up to any criticism, it is an utter absurdity, chief specialist for international relations of the Belarusian Paralympic Committee Yelena Gvai told the media on 19 May.