10:19 EconomyBelarus, China's Hong Kong to develop economic ties The head of the Belarusian diplomatic mission to China Yuri Senko and Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region John Lee discussed the expansion of contacts.
09:52 EconomyForeign currency sales exceed purchases by $107.4m in Belarus in April 2023 In April 2023 individuals bought the equivalent of $703.3 million in cash and cashless forms and sold $810.7 million worth of foreign currency. In January-April, the net demand for foreign currency was $140.7 million.
09:23 PartnersFemale Iranian swimmer sets 4th Guinness record Iran's top female free water swimmer Elham Asghari has set a new Guinness record, getting her name in the famous Guinness world record book for the fourth time.
09:18 PoliticsBelarus' Consulate General office opens in China's Hong Kong Attending the opening ceremony was Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region John Lee Ka-chiu, Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Liu Guangyuan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Yuri Senko.
09:01 PresidentLukashenko: Press Day unites thousands of passionate and creative professionals The head of state thanked the workers and veterans of the industry for their dedication to the profession, principled civil position, openness and objectivity. Alexander Lukashenko wished them good health, happiness, well-being, inspiration, and labor success.
19:56 SocietySecurity of Belarus-Russia Union State border discussed in Minsk Participants of the session discussed matters concerning the situation evolving at the external border of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. A complex of measures was worked out to adjust the border security system taking into account existing challenges and threats to border security.
19:17 EconomyRoad repairs in Belarus continue uninterrupted after EBRD funding cutoff Aleksei Lyakhnovich noted that the necessary money had been found after the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development stopped financing the projects. The official thanked the country's president and the government for keeping the work at the sites going.
18:25 SportVytoki festival kicks off in Zhlobin on 19 May The third season of the sports and cultural festival “Vytoki. A Step Towards Olympus” will kick off in Gomel Oblast in 2023. The host city will be Zhlobin on 19-20 May.
17:35 PoliticsAmbassador: Russia is ready to respond to West's attempts to destroy the country Russia is ready to respond to the West's attempts to destroy the country, Russian Ambassador to Belarus Boris Gryzlov told reporters in Minsk on 4 Mayю
16:29 PoliticsBelarusian FM to visit Moscow in May Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik will travel to the Russian Federation on an official visit, Russian Ambassador to Belarus Boris Gryzlov told reporters in Minsk.
16:13 SocietyBelarus' vice premier: 2nd CIS Games will meet world standards “Each regional center will host a particular sport event. For example, handball and swimming competitions are planned in Brest, weightlifting and futsal - in Grodno. The main events will take place in the Belarusian capital,” the deputy prime minister said.
15:28 PoliticsBelarus, Uzbekistan prepare to mark 30 years of diplomatic relations The parties discussed trade and economic cooperation, as well as the schedule of upcoming visits and events, including those timed to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Belarus and Uzbekistan.
14:54 SocietyAmbassador: Victory Day is ones of most popular and favorite holidays in Belarus Affection for the Victory Day in Belarus is not imposed from above, it comes from people's hearts, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Dmitry Krutoi told reporters.
14:23 SocietyAbout 1,500 war veterans live in Belarus About 1,500 veterans of the Great Patriotic War and about 8,500 people affected by the war (mostly former prisoners of concentration camps) live in Belarus today.
13:18 SocietyPM: Belarus is proud of its people's feat in Great Patriotic War Roman Golovchenko laid flowers at the Blagovshchina war memorial as part of the Belarus Remembers. We Remember Everyone project. Tens of thousands of people, including prisoners of Minsk ghetto and the Trostenets concentration were shot on the site.