12:17 EconomyBelorusneft to add about 2.3m tonnes to extractable oil reserves this year According to Piotr Povzhik, preliminary results of the year 2023 indicate that the company will add about 2.3 million tonnes to the extractable oil reserves. Such massive additions have not been made since the early 1980s, he added.
12:13 EconomyPreparations for next Belarus-Russia regional forum discussed In 2024, Vitebsk Oblast is set to host the 11th edition of the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia, which will highlight scientific and technological progress and sovereignty, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Boris Gryzlov told the media during his meeting with the Vitebsk Oblast authorities.
12:04 PartnersAl Maleh and Fishing Festival kicks off in Sharjah The 10th edition of the “Al Maleh and Fishing Festival”, organised by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) in partnership with the Municipality of Dibba Al Hisn, is set to launch on Thursday evening in Dibba Al Hisn city and will run until 3rd September.
11:32 SportUS Open: Belarus' Azarenka loses in round two In the second round the former world number one lost to China's world number 44 Zhu Lin, 3-6, 3-6. The Chinese player will next face world number 13 Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. In the opener Victoria Azarenka powered past France's world number Fiona Ferro, 6-1, 6-2.
11:00 PartnersVisitors show interest in publications of Türkiye's leading news services provider at TEKNOFEST event A large number of visitors were seen taking an avid interest in the publications of Türkiye's leading new services provider, which were on display at a venue where the premier Turkish technology and aerospace event TEKNOFEST began on Wednesday in the capital Ankara.
10:54 EconomyBelarusian marketing center discusses cooperation with UAE partners Representatives of the Belarusian National Center for Marketing and the UAE partner organization Dubai Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) discussed the format of cooperation during an online meeting on 30 August.
10:38 In PicturesSuper Blue Moon August's rare Super Blue Moon, the biggest full moon of 2023, could be observed in Belarus at the night of 30 and 31 August.
10:20 EconomyBuckwheat harvest in Belarus reaches 6,500 tonnes As of 31 August, over 97% of the area under grain and leguminous crops and 91% of the area under rapeseed was cleared in Belarus.
10:08 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Kyrgyzstan “Kyrgyzstan went through a difficult period of gaining statehood. Today the country responds to modern challenges with dignity, firmly defending its interests in the international arena,” the message of greetings reads.
10:02 PartnersZhang upsets Ruud to become first Chinese man to beat a ATP top-5 player Casper Ruud, the 2022 US Open runner-up, was eliminated Wednesday night when Zhang Zhizhen became the first Chinese man to beat a player in the top five of the ATP ranking.
09:35 PoliticsBelarus, Dominican Republic discuss visa waiver agreement Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik held a meeting with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Dominican Republic to Belarus Frank Hans Dannenberg Castellanos on 30 August.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko holds phone calls with foreign leaders Aleksandr Lukashenko discussed bilateral agenda and pressing issues of the regional and international situation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Belarusian leader considered prospective areas of Belarus-Kazakhstan cooperation in a phone conversation with Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
20:49 SocietySPECIAL REPORT: How Ostrovets started a new chapter thanks to the Belarusian nuclear power plant The town of Ostrovets is now 555 years old. BelTA reporters attended the celebrations on the occasion of the town's foundation's anniversary and found out how Ostrovets develops after the launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant's construction.
19:55 SocietyRegulatory act to fight phishing, fake web resources in development in Belarus Aleksandr Ringevich said: “As for Internet resources, which are used for unlawful activities, we are aware of the problem and attention is paid to it. Work on a regulatory act is in active phase."
19:28 PoliticsBelarus' representative meets with UN secretary general Valentin Rybakov and Antonio Guterres discussed the current state and future cooperation between the United Nations Organization and the Republic of Belarus.