17:31 SocietyEmployment rate of Belarusians aged 15-74 at 67.6% in Q2 The employment rate of the Belarusian population aged 15-74 stood at 67.6% in Q2 2021, and the unemployment rate in line with the methodology of the International Labor Organization amounted to 4% of the labor force.
16:42 SocietyGeorgian Airways, Avia Traffic Company, Severstal to fly to Minsk More airlines from Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia will fly to Minsk, BelTA learned from the National Union of Tourist Organizations.
15:59 PoliticsBelarus updates foreign policy priorities The meeting attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei reviewed the foreign policy and foreign economic policy and outlined the near-term goals of Belarusian diplomacy and a range of urgent tasks to be addressed.
15:56 PartnersItaly makes Green Pass mandatory for indoor restaurants, changes pandemic parameters The COVID Green Pass will be mandatory to enter restaurants, cafes and other eateries in Italy starting from Aug. 6, the government announced Thursday.
15:54 SocietyMalting barley harvesting underway in Ivye District The Bauma agricultural enterprise has started harvesting malting barley.
15:25 EconomyPlans to power up first unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant by mid-August According to the source, the first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is undergoing an audit. The turbine generator equipment is being inspected. The work proceeds in line with the standard operating procedure. Both Belarusian specialists and Russian ones are taking part in it.
15:03 SocietyBelarus reports 1,103 new COVID-19 cases, 1,166 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 438,767 cases. A total of 432,655 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
14:45 SportUEFA Europa Conference League qualification: BATE edge Dinamo Batumi Belarus' vice champion FC BATE Borisov beat Dinamo Batumi 1-0, with Pavel Nekhaichik scoring the winner in the 83rd minute.
14:02 SportTokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony Swimmer Mikita Tsmyh and archer Hanna Marusava will carry the flag for Team Belarus. The team captain is the famous hammer thrower Ivan Tsikhan.
14:00 SocietyBuy a new apartment at the old price in ‘Prague' house in Minsk World! The new fully-finished Prague house in the Central Europe quarter is a place where you want to live! It is located in the heart of the Minsk World multifunctional complex, within a two-minute walk to a metro station and across the street from a future park! This neighborhood is a real gem!
13:55 SportOlympic Tokyo. Heat, emotions With any Olympic Games, you get the feel of them already at the airport. The Japanese capital, sweltering in the summer heat, is no exception.
13:48 SocietyMP: Belarus will not ignore unfriendly moves The House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus hosted a meeting of Belarusian MPs with leaders of Friends of Volhynia, an organization of Belarusian diaspora in Ukraine on 23 July.
13:00 EconomyNumber of online shops in Belarus rises fast According to the source, the number of Belarusian online shops has increased by about 14,000 since 2015. Their number rose by 5.7% in H1 2021 to nearly 27,000. More than half of them are run by self-employed businessmen and 47% are run by legal persons.
12:32 EconomyCooperation of trade unions of Belarus, Egypt to foster economic ties The trade unions of the two countries have been cooperating for several years. A cooperation agreement was signed during a visit of the FTUB chairman to Egypt in 2018.
11:49 In PicturesTokyo Media Center opens its doors A press center for journalists covering the Olympics has opened in Tokyo.