18:00 PresidentLukashenko: ‘Art, sport, public service should be ethical and creative' The head of state noted that Belarusians have a special attitude to people who know how to create something unusual, something that pleases the eye and warms the heart, to those who spare no time enriching culture, preserving the historical heritage, educating young people. "To people like you, dear prizewinners," the Belarusian leader said.
17:33 PresidentLukashenko urges to honor Belarus' heroic past In his speech the head of state emphasized the importance to honor the memory of the nation, the historical truth, and to prevent the attempts to falsify the momentous events in the life of the country.
17:32 PresidentLukashenko comments on reasons for timing Spiritual Revival awards ceremony to Christmas "When a quarter of a century ago we instituted the Spiritual Revival awards and special prizes, we specifically timed them to coincide with the Nativity of Christ. It is this Christian holiday that symbolizes all the best, the purest in our life, which we have had to defend for decades and centuries," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
17:17 Partners15th Al Dhafra Festival starts tomorrow Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 15th edition of Al Dhafrah Festival's Competitions will commence tomorrow, at Madinet Zayed, Al Dhafra Region, Abu Dhabi.
17:13 PoliticsBelarus, Vietnam discuss prospects for joint ventures Mikalai Barysevich visited the Province of Hung Yen which is home to the Belarusian-Vietnamese projects such the plant to assemble MAZ trucks (MAZ-Asia joint venture) and the facility to make dairy products from Belarusian raw materials (Au Viet Milk).
16:58 SocietyMiklashevich: All major amendments to Constitution based on citizens' proposals "The Constitutional Commission began its work on 15 March and has held 11 meetings. First of all, we reviewed the proposals submitted by our citizens. Accordingly, all major amendments proposed to the Constitution are based on the proposals of citizens. Currently, a public discussion of those proposals that have already founded their way in the draft text of the Constitution is underway," Piotr Miklashevich noted.
16:46 PartnersChinese experts mull major restoration of world's largest stone Buddha statue The world's largest stone Buddha statue, the Giant Buddha of Leshan, needs a repair, again.
16:38 SportGerasimov loses in Adelaide round of Last 32 In the round of Last 32 the Belarusian lost to Italy's world number 62 Gianluca Mager, 6-4, 5-7, 4-6. The match lasted for two hours.
16:06 PoliticsChina described as Belarus' investor, cooperation partner in high-tech industries China is Belarus' investor and a cooperation partner in high-tech industries. We export our potash fertilizers, our products to China in large volumes. The Chinese market is huge, and we are constantly increasing mutual trade thanks to good and kind relations between our leaders and our people, Vadim Borovik said.
15:44 SocietyRegional round of national Olympiad in academic subjects in Grodno A total of 910 students are taking part in the third (regional) round of the national Olympiad in academic subjects in Grodno Oblast.
15:07 PoliticsOpinion: Events in Kazakhstan highlighted importance of having reliable allies The speaker said that in Kazakhstan there was an attempt at a coup d'etat to seize power, create another hotbed of tension and disrupt the integration processes in the post-Soviet space.
15:04 PartnersNation remembers Ibn-e-Insha on 44th death anniversary Prominent Urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer and columnist Ibn-e-Insha was remembered on his 44th death anniversary for his unforgettable services in the field of literature.
14:09 EconomyBelarus-China cooperation described as best ever Nikolai Snopkov noted that a very important telephone conversation between the leaders of Belarus and China took place on 10 January. After such conversations, bilateral relations gain an additional momentum.
13:23 In PicturesBrest Fortress Memory Watch project wins Spiritual Revival award For services to the patriotic education of children and youth, the international peacekeeping movement and for the project "Brest Fortress Memory Watch", the Center for Additional Education of Children and Youth of Brest has been honored with the Spiritual Revival award.
13:15 PoliticsCSTO to withdraw peacekeepers following Kazakhstan's request The CSTO has not yet received an appropriate request from Kazakhstan. As soon as it does, the CSTO Secretariat will promptly draw up all necessary decisions of the Collective Security Council.