12:46 EconomyPlans to adjust taxation of small businesses, self-employed workers in Belarus A bill has been drafted with a view to improving entrepreneurship activities. Its goal is to increase the contribution of citizens to the financing of state expenses by means of introducing simple terms and stimuli for organization and upscaling of one's business.
12:25 PresidentLukashenko wants housing construction timber prices reduced faster During the government conference Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the relevant officials do not always promptly act upon the president's instructions. As an example he referred to his recent proposal on working out measures to make wood for housing construction cheaper.
12:22 PresidentAmendments proposed to agro-ecotourism law in Belarus The president asked to report on the plans to regulate the activities of unfair farm stay operators who have turned their facilities exclusively into hotel complexes. “We should have noticed such developments long before. We should have done it at the very beginning,” he said.
12:13 PresidentLukashenko demands sorting things out in financial counseling “As I have been told, it is high time we come to grips with various kinds of consultants. With absolute impunity, unscrupulous brokers (dubbed black and gray brokers) cash in on the elderly and even on quite progressive young people,” the head of state said.
12:06 PartnersActress Zhang Ziyi wins a directorial honor for the first time With more than 12,000 votes from 1,421 media organizations, the 2022 Media Honors announced 15 awards to recognize the contribution of Chinese filmmakers, with the prize ceremony held in Beijing's Tongzhou district.
11:40 PresidentLukashenko on radioactive waste: Belarus will not be contaminated by radiation Belarusians can be rest assured that the territory of Belarus will not be contaminated by radiation, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he hosted members of the Council of Ministers for a meeting on 9 September, BelTA has learned.
11:30 EconomyBelarusian cargo transshipment via Astrakhan ports on the rise The Russian region is one of the strategic partners for Belarus. Partnership relations are successfully developing in a wide range of areas, including trade, industry, agriculture, transport, construction, science, education, and many others.
11:13 PartnersThis year's Busan film festival back to normal This year's Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will completely return to normal next month after pandemic-disrupted years with no social distancing at all events, including opening and closing ceremonies, organizers said.
11:07 PresidentCall to improve business legislation in Belarus The issue became one of the topics high on the agenda of the meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko with the Council of Ministers' members on 9 September.
10:48 SocietyBelarus' National Academy of Sciences to open office in Beijing The main goal of the agreement is mutual support to the process of commercialization of the NASB research and development in the Chinese market. The representative office will function at Zhongguancun Science Park.
10:34 PresidentLukashenko to chair government meeting The issues high on the agenda of the meeting relate to various sectors of the economy.
10:06 PartnersAncient bronze wall plate unearthed in eastern Türkiye Archeologists in eastern Türkiye have unearthed an intact bronze wall plate thought to be used ornamentally by ancient Urartian royalty during the Iron Age.
10:01 PresidentLukashenko extends Independence Day greetings to Tajikistan “Your country successfully implements plans to modernize the economy, increase social protection and the wellbeing of citizens, effectively solves the problems of regional security, strengthening its authority in the international arena,” the message of greetings reads.
09:30 SportSabalenka loses to Swiatek in US Open semifinal Belarus' world number 6 Aryna Sabalenka has failed to reached the US Open final for the second time in a row, losing to world number 1 Iga Swiatek of Poland, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, in a 2-hour 11-minute semifinal showdown.
09:01 PresidentLukashenko sends Foundation Day greetings to North Korea Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended greetings to President of the State Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong-un as the country celebrates the Day of the Foundation of the Republic.