11:23 PresidentCall to revisit standardization issue in Belarus' construction sector Some 10-12 years ago the president instructed to review the legal framework in the construction sector with a view to abandon excessive standardization and transit to European standards.
10:44 PresidentLukashenko visits Belgips Plant The company was founded in 1948. Today, it is Belarus' only producer of gypsum building materials.
10:01 SocietyMinsk tops CIS list of cities for virtual tours The rating is based on the survey of the number of virtual tours and excursions on offer in the cities of the CIS countries.
09:25 SportFirst group of Belarusian athletes return home from training camp in Kislovodsk "The group comprised 20 athletes. All of them feel well. The athletes will be sent into a 14-day quarantine,” chief coach of the Belarusian national athletics team Andrei Gordeyev said.
09:03 EconomyBelarus, Canada discuss cooperation in agriculture Belarus' Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko and representatives of the state institutions and businessmen of Canada discussed the prospects of cooperation in the agricultural and food sector via a videoconference on 26 March.
19:57 EconomyMore opportunities for Belarusian banks to grant loans now available Nikolai Luzgin believes: “I should note that banks are interested in ensuring the normal life of their clients, including corporations and individuals. Regulatory restrictions have been relaxed, this is why the banks have more freedom for granting loans to their clients.”
19:28 SocietyBelarus to use all means to bring citizens home Anatoly Glaz said: “I can assure you that Belarusian citizens will continue receiving assistance with getting back home. We will do it within the framework of all the available possibilities. We will explore all the paths although fewer and fewer of them are available every day."
19:15 EconomyPossible to implement Belarusian economy support measures in face of COVID-19 in several stages The official said: “We receive proposals on ways to support the Belarusian economy every day and we have to make decisions. Later on we are going to analyze the next measures and look for possibilities to make the next steps.”
18:57 SocietyBelarusian army's air defense squadron conducting field exercise The exercise will also help battery commanding officers to acquire practical skills while crews will work on their cohesion in the course of repulsing aerial attacks in a complicated radio warfare environment.
18:39 EconomyMeasures to keep Belarusian economy stable despite coronavirus virtually ready Sergei Rumas noted: “The current state of affairs in the world economy has already been dubbed ‘a tsunami of economic destruction'. Although the spread of the new coronavirus is under control in Belarus, the country has not managed to stay away from the economic storm.”
18:31 SportBelarusian athletes to train at home due to Olympics postponement There are currently about 100 Belarusian athletes at overseas training camps. The Sport and Tourism Ministry is making its best to help them return home as soon as possible.
18:20 SocietyBelarus' Kupala Theater announces two premieres in May-June Belarusian theaters have recently suspended tours. The Yanka Kupala Theater postponed its performances in Latvia's Daugavpils, Poland's Warsaw and Lublin, where it is set to perform one of its most popular productions – Nikolai Gogol's The Government Inspector directed by Nikolai Pinigin.
18:05 SocietyBelavia extends flight suspension to Moldova, Georgia Flights to Chisinau will be suspended until 15 May, and flights to Batumi and Tbilisi until 20 April.
18:01 PartnersItalian analysts expect G20 to push for collaboration in economy, health at special summit With officials from the Group of 20 (G20) countries preparing for an emergency leaders' video summit, analysts said countries hit hard by COVID-19 should push for collaboration to address related economic and health problems.
17:27 SocietyWork in progress to keep Belarus-Russia air service Russia decided to halt regular and charter flights from Russian to foreign airports and in the opposite direction from 27 March 2020. Belarus is committed to retaining air traffic between Belarus and Russia in view of the countries' close relations.