13:08 EconomyBelarus' energy minister: Global energy crisis showed benefits of nuclear power “At present, 440 nuclear power units operate in 32 countries, another 56 power units are under construction. According to IAEA forecasts, electricity output is expected to increase by about 3.6% in 2023-2025,” Viktor Karankevich said.
12:58 EconomyBelarus, Russia to phase out cabotage transportation restrictions Plans are in place to gradually introduce a permit-free system of transportation to third countries through the territory of Russia, in another words, to abolish the so-called permits that Belarus has to obtain in Russia.
12:43 PoliticsBelarus to step up cooperation with Russia's Urals, Siberia and Far East regions Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has set the task of stepping up cooperation with the Urals, Siberia and the Far East of Russia, Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi told the media following the meeting with the head of state in Minsk.
12:22 PartnersAnnual lantern parade set to take place in central Seoul at full scale The annual lantern parade is set to take place in central Seoul on Saturday at full scale ahead of Buddha's Birthday next week for the first time in four years, organizers said.
11:44 EconomyGrass fodder harvesting begins in Belarus As of 22 May, first grass was cut on the area of 45,500 hectares, which is 3.42% of the plan. Belarus harvested 0.480 tonnes of hay (0.05%), 150,400 tonnes of haylage (1.10%) and 106,900 tonnes of silage (0.56%). There are plans to harvest 9.6 million tonnes of grass fodder this year; at the moment 0.65% of the plan has been harvested.
11:27 PartnersTwo-man show seeks the rhythm of nature and truth of life To Seek, an ongoing exhibition at Song Art Museum in Beijing, juxtaposes the paintings of Wei Zongyao and sculptures of Wei Jin, in whose realms of art one would investigate on the rules of nature and life by finding clues left by the two artists in their work.
11:20 EconomyBelarus posts $896m surplus in trade with Russia in Q1 2023 Belarus had a surplus in trade with Russia of $896 million in the first quarter of 2023, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Dmitry Krutoi said during a meeting with President Aleksandr Lukashenko.
11:16 PresidentLukashenko receives Belarus' Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi At the beginning of the meeting, the head of state outlined a number of key talking points. They include the state and prospects for trade and economic cooperation, contacts with Russian regions, the need to resolve a number of issues, the implementation of the Union State programs as well as logistics
11:00 SocietyOver 554,000 visa-waiver travelers visit Belarus since program's launch Since the launch of the visa-waiver program, 554,331 citizens of the neighboring EU states took advantage of the program to visit Belarus, including 360,338 citizens of Lithuania, 36,534 non-citizens and 120,853 citizens of Latvia, and 36,606 Polish citizens.
10:47 EconomyBelarus introduces export licensing for glass and glass products Belarus has introduced licensing for the export of glass and glass products. This decision was formalized by the Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 322 as of 18 May that was officially published on the National Legal Internet Portal, BelTA informs.
10:40 PartnersTaremi scores four goals for Porto in match against Famalicao Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi scored four goals for his club Porto against Famalicao in Portugal's Primeira League.
10:19 EconomyBelarus can process about 2m tonnes of oil crops per year Belarusian companies are able to process about two million tonnes of oilseed crops per year, Andrei Meshkov, head of the food production department at the Belarusian state food industry concern Belgospishcheprom, said.
09:54 PresidentLukashenko sends Unity Day greetings to Yemen The head of state pointed to active and effective work of Yemen to restore state institutions based on the principles of justice and equality, to protect the civilian population, and to fulfill social and economic commitments.
09:29 PoliticsMP: Belarus' presidency is a milestone period in the CSTO history Belarus' chairmanship in the CSTO is an important milestone in the history of the organization, member of the House of Representatives Igor Khlobukin told BelTA.
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.