10:26 EconomyBelarus, Kazakhstan seek closer cooperation in exchange trade The parties agreed to work out a specific cooperation plan for the current year, as well as to share experience in the exchange trade of the most promising commodity positions.
09:54 EconomyAIIB to continue implementation of projects in Belarus The parties discussed the projects under consideration of the bank, and also promising areas of cooperation.
09:27 PoliticsOpinion: USA uses human rights rhetoric to promote its interests in other countries “Human rights and the humanitarian agenda are used by a number of countries, including the United States, to promote their interests in other countries,” said political scientist Denis Melyantsov.
09:15 PoliticsBelarus-UK relations amid Brexit discussed in Minsk The parties considered further bilateral cooperation.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko extends Diplomats Day greetings The head of state wished the personnel of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and foreign missions strong health and every success for the benefit of the country and people.
20:02 PoliticsScope of High-Level Group of Belarus-Russia Union State's Council of Ministers grows The official said: “Indeed, the scope is expanding. We are looking deeper into specific things concerning economic interaction. Then, the heads of the group – Vladimir Semashko and Aleksei Overchuk – have expressed their desire and readiness to host sessions rather regularly, at least every two or three months.”
20:01 PoliticsNo definite dates for sessions of supreme Belarus-Russia Union State bodies yet The official said: “No dates have been specified so far. We've raised the issue and will look forward to an answer. As for the High-Level Group, we intend to meet in two months.”
19:49 EconomyBelarusian footwear maker Belwest reports foreign trade surplus in 2020 “We had to adjust the working hours but we kept working through the year. We were affected by lockdowns in the countries that buy our products. We lost about Br80 million in earnings. Nevertheless, we managed to secure a foreign trade surplus and earn $9.5 million,” Yuri Sumaneyev said.
19:30 In PicturesContemporary Belarusian Landscape on show at Center of Modern Art The exposition features works by Vasily Peshkun, Anton Vyrvo, Vitaly Gunaza, Vladislav Petruchik, Mikhail Krot and Roman Korshunov.
19:23 EconomyMinsk Bearing Plant penetrates German market The MPZ trademark has earned good reputation on foreign markets. Consumers all over the world know that MPZ stands for quality. Multiple tests have demonstrated that MPZ bearings are as good as those made by the world leaders, for instance, SKF (Sweden).
18:48 SocietyRed deer population in Vitebsk Oblast to double by 2025 The red deer population in Vitebsk Oblast is projected to double in five years thanks to the program to introduce new animals, BelTA learned from Dmitry Dikovich, a specialist with the main wildlife management of the Vitebsk State Industrial Forestry Association.
18:33 EconomyBelarusian glass producers, Russia soda manufacturer discuss cooperaiton Eduard Davydov assured the Belarusian partners that the Bashkir company will fully meet the needs of the Belarusian glass producers in calcified soda on mutually beneficial terms.
18:12 SocietyBelarus, Austria discuss emergency risk assessment guidelines elarusian and Austrian specialists have been working on the document for the past four months. The draft document combines European and Belarusian approaches to the risk analysis and assessment and to the risk management principles.
17:50 SocietyBelarusian theater to go online with production about Francysk Skaryna The National Theater of Belarusian Drama will live stream one of its most popular productions – Career of Doctor Raus – at 19:00 (local time) on 23 January.
17:30 SocietyGrodno city hospital No.3 returning back to normal operations Beds prepared for COVID-19 coe patients are being re-purposed in Grodno Oblast. Grodno City Clinical Hospital No.3 is returning back to normal operations, BelTA learned from the General Healthcare Directorate of the Grodno Oblast Executive Committee.