14:00 Society1,190 entries! Results of Easter in Minsk World contest exceed all expectations! 1,190 entries (installations and drawings) is an absolute record for the annual Easter in Minsk World contest that has been running for eight years!
13:43 SocietySergeyenko: Belarus holds dear memory of Great Patriotic War Belarus holds dear the memory of the Great Patriotic War, Head of the Belarus President Administration Igor Sergeyenko told the media after a ceremony to lay flowers at the Tank Liberator monument in Minsk.
13:07 SportSabalenka to take on Swiatek in Madrid Open final In the semifinals Aryna Sabalenka saw off Greece's world number 9 Maria Sakkari, 6-4, 6-1, while Iga Swiatek cruised past Russia's world number 13 Veronika Kudermetova, 6-1, 6-1.
12:13 Partners5th coffee fair kicks off in Turkish metropolis of Istanbul The fifth edition of the Istanbul Coffee Fair kicked off Thursday as coffee lovers and industry professionals flocked to the Halic Congress Center in the Turkish metropolis to taste a variety of coffees from different roasters.
11:35 PartnersDubai International Marine Club to organise UAE Rowing Championship Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) will organise the UAE Rowing Championship – Round 5, on Dubai Islands next Saturday, in partnership with the UAE Sailing and Rowing Federation.
11:12 PresidentLukashenko: Veterans of Great Patriotic War are guardians of truth about war Veterans of the Great Patriotic War are the guardians of the truth and a counterweight to those who deny the genocide of the Belarusian people and who whitewash Nazism, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a ceremony.
11:07 PartnersChina Cultural Center hosts salon to promote tea culture in Brussels A cultural salon focusing on traditional Chinese tea making techniques and social practices will open to the public on Friday after an opening ceremony held Thursday at the China Cultural Center in Brussels.
11:03 PresidentLukashenko presents state awards In the run-up to the Victory Day celebrations, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko presented state awards to distinguished Belarusians on 5 May. The president noted that the ceremony was traditionally timed to the most esteemed holiday for all Belarusians, especially for the older generation - Great Victory Day.
10:56 SocietyIn Pictures: Minsk gears up for Victory Day celebrations Minsk has been decorated for the Victory Day celebrations
10:54 EconomyChina Merchants Group aims to expand strategic partnership with Belarus Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Yuri Senko met with Chairman of the Board of the China Merchants Group Miao Jianmin. The diplomat congratulated him on the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the corporation and thanked the team of China Merchants Group for active cooperation with Belarus.
10:40 Partners44 tourists from Russia, Belarus and Belgium visit archeological monuments in Damascus A tourist group that includes 44 tourists from Russia, Belarus and Belgium has visited Damascus City after they had paid a visit to Homs central Province.
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.