16:29 SocietyExtremely long outbound vehicle queues at Belarus' border with Poland The Belarusian border service representative described the long queues as a consequence of the Poland government's decision to close border crossings at the Belarusian border. “We expected this negative trend right after the border crossing Bobrowniki was closed,” Anton Bychkovsky said.
16:14 SocietyUniversities of Belarus, China outline new cooperation areas A delegation of the Belarusian university headed by Rector Andrei Korol is on a visit to China. The visit is aimed to strengthen, intensify and expand the partnership. Today China is one of the strategic partners for BSU.
15:40 SocietyBelarus' medics name biggest challenge during their mission to Syria The Belarusian special medical unit left for Syria on 8 February to help victims of devastating earthquakes. Immediately upon arrival, a field hospital was set up in Aleppo. An average of 200 patients showed up at the hospital every day to receive high-quality medical services.
15:11 EconomyBelarus' central bank to cut down refinancing rate to 10.5% on 3 April The refinancing rate will be reduced from 11% to 10.5% per annum. The interest rate on overnight loans will be decreased from 12% to 11.5%, with the interest rate on overnight deposits down from 10% to 9.5% per annum.
14:55 EconomyBelarus, Venezuela to develop cooperation in civil aviation The main topic of the talks was the interaction between the countries in the field of civil aviation. The parties have outlined comprehensive measures to promote cooperation between the two countries in various areas of civil aviation.
14:34 SocietyIntellectual Belarus expo opens in Brest Once the expo attracted over 100,000 visitors in Minsk, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko gave instructions to demonstrate the expo in all the oblast capitals. The Intellectual Belarus project has travelled all over the country and will finish the tour of the regions in Brest.
14:10 SocietyBelarusian military doctors honored for humanitarian work in Syria Military doctors who went to help the earthquake-hit Syria are true patriots, faithful to the military duty, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said during a ceremony to honor the Belarusian military doctors who returned from Syria.
14:00 SocietyEaster in Minsk World contest! Applications are still open! Hurry up to join! The contest for all and everyone! Preschoolers, schoolchildren and also college students!
13:22 SocietyBelarus experiencing surge in domestic tourism Domestic tourism is experiencing a boom; all kinds of tourist activities are burgeoning in all regions of the country, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko told reporters prior to the meeting of the Interdepartmental Expert and Coordination Council for Tourism under the Council of Ministers of Belarus.
12:57 PresidentNew regiment, homes for military. Lukashenko's arrival in Luninets as milestone in army development Slightly more than a year ago Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko visited military installations near Luninets. A new air defense missile regiment has been set up there now.
12:40 SocietyCIS members to discuss information policy in border security in Moscow on 28 March The international conference on the CIS information policy in the field of border security will be held in Moscow on 28 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
12:05 Partners11th China Acrobatic Exhibition stuns in Shandong A form of performance art that exists to challenge and explore the limits of human body, acrobatics seldom fail to wow audiences and leave them flabbergasted.
11:32 SportAzarenka cruises past Giorgi to reach Miami Open third round The Belarusian will next face Magda Linette of Poland.
10:44 EconomyOpinion: Belarus seeks to become a profitable and prestigious investment destination Belarusian legislators are constantly working to make Belarus not only a profitable, but also a prestigious investment destination, Head of the FEZ Gomel-Raton administration Antonina Yezhova said at the third Congress of Free Economic Zones in Gomel on 23 March.
10:18 PartnersCha Jun-hwan ranks 3rd in men's short program at figure skating worlds South Korean figure skater Cha Jun-hwan finished third in the men's singles short program at the world championships Thursday, putting himself in position to win a historic medal at the annual competition on the weekend.