18:03 PoliticsUnion State MPs develop approach to adopt model laws The recommendations developed at the parliamentary hearings will be finalized in accordance with the proposals received from the participants.
17:51 SocietyBelarus embassy issues statement on anniversary of diplomatic relations with China “Being reliable strategic partners, Belarus and China actively support each other in the international arena,” the diplomatic mission stressed.
17:22 EconomyBelarus presents its CIS presidency concept at Economic Affairs Commission meeting The members of the commission agreed to facilitate the implementation of the economic aspects of the Belarus' CIS presidency concept in 2021. The commission's action plan for 2021, which was developed at Belarus' initiative, was also approved at the meeting.
17:04 SocietyBelarus sets rates for waste pollution charges The decree sets forth rates for charges for waste pollution of the environment. They depend on the type and area of contaminated territory or on the level, mass, and type of waste.
16:37 PoliticsDocuments on CSTO observer, partner status enter into force These documents were signed on 8 November 2018. They provide for regulatory changes related to the composition of the Collective Security Council and the legal status of the CSTO deputy secretaries general.
16:32 SportViazovich: MAZ-SPORTauto's goal is to win at Dakar Siarhei Viazovich and his crew were out of the competition after the fifth stage due to problems with the gearbox. Aliaksei Vishneuski's crew placed sixth in the general truck classification. The first three places were taken by the Russian crews of KAMAZ-Master Team.
16:20 EconomyShare of national currencies in trade inside Eurasian Economic Union up to 74% An online presentation of the Eurasian Development Bank report on changes of the role of the Eurasian Economic Union's national currencies in international transactions is supposed to take place on 28 January.
16:03 SocietyBelarus, Vietnam discuss military cooperation Chief of the International Military Cooperation Department, Assistant to the Defense Minister for Foreign Military Policy Major General Oleg Voinov met Vietnamese military diplomat Colonel Vuong Duc Thang.
15:52 SocietyEEC approves commendations for safe resumption of railway services The document contains proposals to organize proper work on trains and railway stations, including organizational and preventive measures.
15:41 SocietyWood duck spotted in Belarus for first time A new bird species for Belarus – the wood duck or Carolina duck – was sighted near Grodno, BelTA learned from the APB BirdLife Belarus public association.
15:30 SportBC Tsmoki Minsk to face AEK in Champions League Group C standings after five games are as follows: Hapoel – 8 points, AEK – 8, Cholet – 7, and Tsmoki Minsk -7.
14:58 PoliticsChargé d'Affaires to attend Biden inauguration on behalf of Belarus “As far as I know, in accordance with the protocols adopted in the United States, delegations of foreign states are invited to the event at the level of the heads of their diplomatic missions. Such an invitation was received by the Belarusian side. We accepted it, of course,” said Anatoly Glaz.
14:45 PartnersLaba porridge sweetens prelude of Chinese Lunar New Year Chinese people start their preparations for the Spring Festival more than 20 days ahead.
14:34 SocietyRussian State Duma condemns policy of double standards in Europe The Russian Duma called on MPs and governments of European states “to adhere to uniform approaches to the assessment of such events at home and abroad, and to fully respect the right to freedom of peaceful assembly”.
14:20 SocietyMPs discuss model lawmaking in Union State of Belarus and Russia The parliamentary hearings were attended by members of the Parliamentary Assembly, representatives of the Standing Committee of the Union State, ministries and departments of Belarus and Russia, international organizations, administrations of the frontier regions, leading lawyers and law experts.