19:05 EconomyNew production facilities needed to enhance competitiveness of Belarus economy, develop regions Yuri Chebotar said: “According to our data alone, judging from the Economy Ministry monitoring over 800 manufacturing investment projects are being implemented in the country this year. They are aimed at modernizing existing production facilities and creating new ones.”
18:40 EconomyBelarus attends conference on international transport corridors in Ashgabat On 3-4 May, a delegation of Belarusian Railways took part in the second international conference and exhibition "International Transport and Transit Corridors: Interconnection and Development 2023" in Ashgabat.
18:23 SocietyBelarus, Zimbabwe sign roadmap on cooperation in education for 2023-2025 The document was signed during a visit of a Zimbabwean delegation headed by Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Amon Murvira.
17:53 SocietyCeremony to reinter 852 Red Army soldiers held in Minsk A ceremony to reinter 852 Red Army soldiers found on the territory of the former Nazi concentration camp for prisoners of war Stalag-352 took place in Minsk on 10 May.
17:37 SocietyExplosives enough to derail several trains seized in foiled terrorist attacks in Belarus Electric detonators were also seized. On the whole, the materials could be used to assemble several explosive devices.
17:27 SocietyBelarusian would-be terrorists confess According to the source, young people have been arrested and are giving their confessions. They were acquainted with another Belarusian citizen, who is now in Kiev.
17:15 SocietyAmerican explosives seized in foiled terrorist attacks in Belarus Vladimir Atrashkov, Chief of the Central Office for Special Expert Evaluations of the State Forensic Examination Committee of Belarus, said: “Our specialists have established that they [the mail parcels] contain plastic explosive substances and electric detonators, which are sufficient for assembling several explosive devices.”
17:03 SocietyUkraine's intelligence service accused of ordering terrorist attacks in Belarus According to the source, young people have been arrested and are giving their confessions. They were acquainted with another Belarusian citizen, who is now in Kiev. This individual was given a mission by the Central Intelligence Office of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry and found people to carry out this mission in Belarus.
16:49 EconomyNumber of economic insolvency cases in Belarus on decline The Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Department prepared a bulletin on economic insolvency (bankruptcy) cases for 2021-2022 and identified a number of patterns.
16:08 In PicturesBlooming gardens in Vitebsk Early plums and cherries were the first to delight Vitebsk residents with delicate flowers. Next in line are apple and pear trees.
16:00 PresidentWhat has Lukashenko repeatedly warned West and international community about “Sustainable development of any country is impossible without peace and security.” Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said these words back in 2015. Speaking at the UN summit in New York, the head of state called on countries to dialogue.
15:22 PoliticsBelarusian FM to visit Russia on 15-17 May Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik will pay an official visit to Russia on 15-17 May, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a news briefing
14:52 SocietyBelarusian visa-free travel program used by over 538,000 foreigners since program's launch According to the border service, the option to visit Belarus without visas has been used by 349,895 citizens of Lithuania, 35,491 non-citizens and 117,815 citizens of Latvia, and 35,382 citizens of Poland.
13:33 SocietyUkrainian trace behind attempted terrorist attacks in Belarus The explosive devices were disguised as household appliances, which have been transported to Belarus from abroad. Mail parcels were collected by different people, who were told not to ask too many questions.
12:10 PartnersNew study sheds light on animal species turnover in south China A new study on the fossil records unearthed at Yanlidong, a cave site in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has filled in the blanks concerning the relationship between Mid-Pleistocene Transition (MPT) -- a period marked by the extensive forming of ice sheets and a drop in sea surface temperature -- and faunal turnover in south China.