19:58 EconomyOver 80% of Belarusian households now use natural gas Close attention is also paid to gas infrastructure development in rural areas where natural gas availability is close to 50%. As far as agrotowns are concerned, natural gas availability over there is close to 70%.
19:17 SocietyRosatom, Republican Union of Builders of Belarus to sign cooperation agreement Rosatom's country office in Belarus and the Republican Union of Builders are expected to sign the cooperation agreement on the second day of the expo. The agreement will focus on cooperation in developing the relevant competences.
19:14 SocietyIn Pictures: Applied arts exhibition in Vitebsk The exhibition features modern art textiles, ceramics, glass, batik, metal.
18:46 EconomyPlans to build refuse-derived fuel plants in Belarus Artyom Shkryl said: “We strongly hope that the first facility to make RDF will be finished at a waste processing plant in Grodno this year. Later on we intend to build centralized plants to make RDF in Volkovysk District and Krichev District. A facility to make such fuel is also supposed to be built in Minsk.”
18:23 EconomyMunicipal waste recycling rate in Belarus over 30% in 2022 The municipal waste recycling rate in Belarus exceeded 30% in 2022, Deputy Director of the State Operator of Secondary Material Resources Artem Shkryl told a press conference.
17:55 SocietyEEC opens applications for Green Eurasia contest “The purpose of the contest is to find effective climate practices and to scale them up in the Eurasian Economic Union,” said Iya Malkina.
17:32 In PicturesNew Zealand balloon festival The Balloons Over Waikato Festival was held in Hamilton, New Zealand.
17:23 SocietyMinsk to host Congress of Young Scientists of Belarus, Russia The congress is timed to coincide with the Day of Unity of the Peoples of Belarus and Russia
17:04 In PicturesDaming Palace National Heritage Park in spring Plum trees are blossoming at Daming Palace National Heritage Park in Xi'an in Shaanxi Province in northwest China.
16:43 EconomyAgricultural output up, unemployment down in Eurasian Economic Union in January 2023 "In January, agricultural production in the EAEU increased by 2.8% over January a year prior and amounted to an estimated $4.7 billion," Iya Malkina said.
15:51 EconomyBelarusian Finance Ministry sees Eurasian Reinsurance Company as viable alternative amid sanctions Members of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus passed a bill on ratifying the agreement on founding Eurasian Reinsurance Company during the ninth session of the seventh-convocation parliament. The finance minister presented the bill before the MPs in the Oval Hall.
15:09 EconomyBelarus eager to implement ambitious tractor assembly project in South Africa “We have resumed deliveries of fully assembled tractors and other kinds of agricultural machines. We are now working on setting up an assembly enterprise in an industrial zone in South Africa where, I hope, our tractors will soon be assembled under a local brand,” the diplomat said.
15:00 PresidentPresident's decision that changed Belarus' foreign policy forever Today we will talk about how the countries of the "far arc" turned out to be in the focus of the Belarusian foreign policy strategy, why Aleksandr Lukashenko calls distant China the closest neighbor of Belarus and how the United States, together with Canada, put a spoke in the wheel of Belarus in the Brazilian market.
14:42 PoliticsBelarusian school students told where civic engagement, patriotism begin Igor Sergeyenko said: “Then you gradually start to get the feeling of understanding your native country, of which we should and can be proud.” The official emphasized that connectedness to the native country also begins with the knowledge of the country's history.
14:35 SocietyBelarus, Sudan discuss ways to step up cooperation The parties discussed topical issues on the bilateral agenda, including high-level events, as well as ways to step up Belarusian-Sudanese cooperation in promising areas.