17:09 SportBelarus to perform at Asian competitions ahead of 2024 Olympics Belarusian athletes plan to take part in the competitions in Asian countries ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics, Chairman of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Ivan Tsikhan said in a new episode of BelTA's YouTube project "After the Fact: Lukashenko's Decisions".
17:09 PresidentHow does Lukashenko encourage Belarusians to do sports? Let's review Belarus' sport accomplishments Athletes are now training in preparation for the summer Olympic Games, which will take place in Paris in 2024. Every country, as always, will want to win as many medals as possible. Surely, Belarus has ambitious plans.
16:47 EconomyOver ten enterprises of Industry Ministry to be featured at Intellectual Belarus expo More than ten enterprises of the Industry Ministry will take part in the science and technology exhibition Intellectual Belarus which will be held in the national exhibition center BelExpo in Minsk on 20-22 January
16:11 EconomyVitebsk Oblast plans to grow exports to Russia up to $1.5bn Vitebsk Oblast has plans to increase exports to Russia up to $1.5 billion, Vitebsk Oblast Deputy Governor Anzhelika Nikitina said at a briefing to discuss the performance of the real sector of the region's economy.
15:45 PoliticsMFA: Belarus-Russia relations may serve as a model of equal cooperation Relations between Belarus and Russia can serve as a model of equal cooperation, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said commenting on the upcoming working visit of Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov to Minsk on 18-19 January.
15:03 PoliticsLavrov shares his expectations of upcoming trip to Minsk "I always look forward to my visits to Minsk," Sergey Lavrov said. “These are always very useful trips from the point of view of professional activities. I love the city, the traditional hospitality that I see everywhere, at every step."
14:27 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador attends ceremony to mark 50 years of Paris Peace Accords The ceremony was attended by members of the Politburo and Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, and also by the deputy chairperson of the National Assembly of Vietnam.
14:00 PoliticsLavrov: Partners of Belarus and Russia in CSTO are under West's pressure The partners of Belarus and Russia in the CSTO are under pressure from the West, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said answering a question from a BelTA correspondent at a press conference on 18 January.
14:00 SocietyGrab the January promo until it's gone! Best deals in famous residential complexes of Minsk Special prices in the multifunctional residential complexes Minsk World, Mayak Minska and Park Chelyuskintsev are running only until the end of the month. The offer is valid only in January.
13:31 SocietyKochanova: Belarus' government system proved its worth in 2022 The system of government built in Belarus proved its worth in 2022, which was a difficult year for the economy, Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova said.
13:02 In PicturesTheophany Eve in Belarus On this day believers get ready to celebrate one of the most important holidays of the Eastern Orthodox Church - the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, or Theophany.
13:00 SocietyHealthcare Ministry: No cases of ‘Kraken' Covid variant in Belarus yet Sublineages of the Omicron variant continue to circulate in the world. The focus now is on a new Omicron variant XBB.1.5, dubbed ‘Kraken'. This variant can be a recombinant of two different Omicron sublineages. Genetically, XBB.1.5 is similar to other Omicron variants, but it has an improved ability to infect human cells.
12:51 PoliticsAmbassador: Potential for Belarus-Kyrgyzstan cooperation is hugely untapped “Belarus and Kyrgyzstan are gearing up to celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations. In this regard, it is high time we took a look at some results. On the whole, we assess our relations with Belarus as friendly. Kyrgyzstan and Belarus are members of all the integration organizations in the post-Soviet space. There are few such states actually,” said Ermek Ibraimov.
12:39 EconomyBelarus' central bank to reduce refinancing rate to 11.5% on 23 January The interest rate on overnight loans will be decreased from 13% to 12.5%, with the interest rate on overnight deposits down from 11% to 10.5% per annum.
12:00 SocietyMinsk gearing up to host sci-tech expo Intellectual Belarus The Intellectual Belarus expo will be held in the national exhibition center BelExpo on 20-22 January (14 Pobeditelei Avenue, Minsk). Admission is free on 21-22 January from 10.00 to 17.30.