12:55 EconomyBelarusian farmers gather in over 250,000t of cereals As of 19 July winter barley was harvested from 45,100ha of land (75.6% of the targeted area), with 236,100 tonnes produced and the average yield at 52.4 centners per hectare. Winter rapeseed was gathered in from 7,080ha of land or 59.1% of the targeted area.
12:42 EconomyAgriculture ministry: No sugar deficit in Belarus The area under sugar beets has been increased this year, there are no problems with sugar supply, Agriculture and Food Deputy Minister Vladimir Grakun said at a press conference on 19 July, BelTA has learned.
12:40 SocietyGovernor comments on local sentiments in Grodno Oblast about visa-waiver program Foreigners who come to our country and see that this is a calm, clean, beautiful and very comfortable country will be able to convey this point of view to their politicians, and relations between our countries will begin to improve, the governor said.
12:32 PresidentConstruction of early cancer treatment clinic in Grodno Oblast reviewed Aleksandr Lukashenko reminded that the need to build such a facility in Grodno had been discussed before. "Because we need to build an oncological center in the west for Grodno Oblast,” he said.
12:19 EconomyGrodno Oblast focuses on financial effectiveness of enterprises instead of output figures Vladimir Karanik said: “We saw a slight decrease in output figures in the last six months. But in the period of external shocks we primarily focused on financial effectiveness of the work of enterprises and the oblast as a whole. Those figures are optimistic: budget revenues are on the rise in comparison with last year.”
11:56 PresidentBelarus considers extending visa waiver for neighboring countries "It's a peculiar issue. We have launched a visa-waiver program for citizens of Lithuania, Latvia and Poland. First of all, this is your area of responsibility as you lead the frontier region. What are your impressions, your point of view on this?” the head of state asked.
11:46 PresidentLukashenko lambastes governments of Belarus' neighboring countries Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko raised the issue of Belarus' visa waiver program for citizens of Lithuania, Latvia and Poland as he met with Grodno Oblast Governor Vladimir Karanik.
11:29 PresidentLukashenko: Economic momentum should not lose steam Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko set a task to sustain economic growth in the country as a whole and each region as he met with Grodno Oblast Governor Vladimir Karanik. The head of state noted that he had earlier familiarized himself with the situation in the eastern regions of the country.
11:16 PresidentBelarus to withdraw from Aarhus Convention Despite the progress achieved in fulfilling the international commitments in the relevant area, in October 2021 Belarus faced a biased and discriminatory attitude and pressure from the governing bodies of the convention.
10:46 SocietyNo hunger or food shortage expected in Belarus Hunger and food deficit do not threaten Belarus, economic analyst Georgy Grits said on the air of the ONT TV channel, BelTA informs.
10:39 PartnersPorcelain exhibition tracks ancient art and technology development One way to feel the beauty of daily life is to appreciate the things created for everyday use, like a cup for tea or the bowl for rice. Ancient Chinese people enjoyed such pleasures and never stopped making better porcelain for their food and drinks.
10:14 SocietyUkrainians keep coming to Belarus According to the committee, 134 Ukrainian citizens entered Belarus in transit from the territory from Poland, 36 from Lithuania and 3 from Latvia.
10:10 SportSasnovich into Round of 16 at Hamburg European Open In Round of 32 Aliaksandra Sasnovich (WTA No.35) eased past Germany's Nastasja Schunk (WTA No. 146) 6-1, 6-4. The match lasted 1 hour 15 minutes. She will next take on either Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic (WTA No. 75) or Germany's Sabine Lisicki (WTA No. 487).
09:52 PartnersHigh jumper Woo Sang-hyeok captures silver at world championships South Korean high jumper Woo Sang-hyeok has grabbed the silver medal at the world championships, falling just shy of a history-making title on his sport's biggest stage.
09:33 EconomyMore Chinese companies might use import substitution platform of Belarus' commodity exchange The Chinese company China Merchants CHN-BLR Commerce and Logistics Company (CMCB) will help bring suppliers and buyers to the import substitution platform of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), BUCE Spokesman Roman Yaniv told a BelTA correspondent.