18:51 EconomyBelarusian MTZ eager to step up cooperation with China Vitaly Vovk said: “Cooperation with the People's Republic of China advances along three main avenues. In particular, the project to organize the assembly of MTZ 350hp tractors in China continues. The first prototype went through trials in 2020-2021."
18:36 SocietyRed Wings to launch flights from Russia's Ufa to Minsk on 6 March The flights will be operated by SSJ100 jets with a 100 seat capacity. Flights will be performed on Mondays.
18:18 EconomyJobless rate in Belarus on steady decline Last year, the unemployment rate in Belarus, according to the methodology of the International Labor Organization, fell to 3.6% of the total workforce. For comparison, this figure was 3.9% in 2021, and 4% in 2020.
18:06 SocietyBelarus ready to develop mutually beneficial relations with NAM states According to Igor Petrishenko, unfortunately Belarus, and also some other member states of the Non-Aligned Movement, had to and still have to cope with unprecedented economic and political pressure from the West.
17:29 SportBelarus' Polina Sivets claims Children of Asia champion title Kuzbass Ice Arena in Russia's Kemerovo hosted the 3,000m speed skating event on Thursday. Captain of the Belarusian team at the Games Polina Sivets clocked 4:30.72 to claim gold. Earlier, Polina Sivets won silver in the 1,500m.
16:54 SocietyResults of Belarusian emergency response team in Türkiye reviewed in Minsk The minister stressed that the mission in Türkiye demonstrated the professionalism of Belarusian rescuers. "This experience is unique. I am sure you will use it to develop further and improve."
16:18 SocietyPetrishenko: Healthcare is crucial for security and stability of any state Healthcare is not just an expenditure item on a budget, but the foundation of security and stability of any state, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said at the NAM Contact Group Summit in response to COVID-19 that is taking place in Azerbaijan, BelTA has learned.
16:02 SocietyBelarusian medics in Syria help up to 200 patients daily Belarusian doctors and nurses in Syria treat an average of 200 patients per day, a senior resident, an allergist-immunologist of the pulmonology department of the medical service Pavel Shpak said, BelTA informs citing the press service of the Defense Ministry.
15:35 SocietyVisa-free entry for Polish citizens extended to all checkpoints on Belarus' border with EU Polish citizens will be able to enter Belarus without visas through all the checkpoints on Belarus' border with the European Union, reads a statement on the official Telegram channel of the State Border Committee of Belarus.
15:33 SocietyBelarusian riot police, internal troops now armed with strike drones Ivan Kubrakov said: “The Internal Affairs Ministry has set up an unmanned aviation division. We've already bought a large number of drones. They are used for various tasks. We've been using them for patrols for a long time. And in 2020 we very actively used drones, particularly in places without CCTV coverage.”
15:11 SocietyBelarusian police now uses Internet intelligence to counteract economic crimes Ivan Kubrakov said: “I should mention the new divisions that we are setting up. One of them is Internet intelligence. Virtually any division needs it. Including for counteracting the distribution of narcotics and for counteracting economic crimes."
15:00 SocietyBelarus, Russia to sign agreements on permit-free shipping, aviation tariffs in 2023 “We are working on them. In H1 2023 we are supposed to come close to signing the agreement on gradual transition to a permit-free system. The second agreement deals with aviation tariffs. We have to equalize the relevant conditions,” the transport and communications minister stated.
14:05 PoliticsMFA: Sanctions against Belarus flagrantly violate human rights documents If the position of the adepts of liberal democracy does not change, then human rights will be knocked off the pedestal where they were placed by the victors in the Cold War, Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yuri Ambrazevich said as he delivered a statement at the High-Level Segment of the 52nd session of the UN Human Rights Council.
13:21 EconomyBelarus, Iran to sign agreement on permit-free shipping system soon Belarus and Iran advance cooperation in transportation. A document on introducing permit-free international freight transportation by road is nearly ready for signing. The practice will allow logistic companies to more widely use the potential of automobile transport for building new schemes for shipping between Belarus and Iran.
13:08 SocietyBelarus criticizes UN Human Rights Council: ‘Not part of the solution' Yuri Ambrazevich recalled that the UN Human Rights Council was created to ensure international cooperation aimed at improving the practice of applying the concept of human rights in nation states.