15:09 SocietyShop 101 in Gomel Gomel has opened its first retail outlet 101 with an aim to improve fire safety, to raise awareness of fire and life safety rules.
14:53 SocietyBelarus to set national personal data protection center An authorized body will be set up in Belarus to protect personal data, Andrei Pavlyuchenko, the Head of the Operations and Analysis Center under the President of the Republic of Belarus, told the media.
14:52 SocietyScientist: Belarus' COVID-19 vaccine will be safe for all age groups “I don't think so,” Andrei Goncharov replied when asked whether there will be any age restrictions for the Belarusian vaccine. According to the scholar, the vaccine will be absolutely safe for all age groups. “Everyone will be able to get it,” he said.
14:17 EconomyIndonesia interested in buying Belarusian fertilizers, vehicles After meeting with their Belarusian counterparts at the House of Representatives, the Indonesian parliamentarians are touring Belarus' largest enterprises to negotiate contracts for the supply of Belarusian potash fertilizers and vehicles, as well as to hold talks on establishing joint ventures in Indonesia.
14:05 PoliticsSergeyenko, Azerbaijani ambassador discuss prospects for bilateral cooperation Igor Sergeyenko and Ulvi Bakhshaliyev reviewed the state and prospects of Belarusian-Azerbaijani cooperation and discussed ways of boosting trade and industrial cooperation.
14:00 SocietyProfitable investments in Minsk World! Promo in ‘Mumbai', ‘Bangkok' and ‘Kyoto' houses! Autumn is the perfect time to invest! This is why the Minsk World multifunctional complex has launched a super promo! It will cover the houses "Mumbai", "Bangkok" and "Kyoto and will be running until the end of October!
13:41 EconomyGlazyev: West's sanctions policy does not meet interests of European business The West's sanctions policy does not meet the interests of European business, Sergei Glazyev, member of the Board (Minister) on Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission, said at the fifth Conference of German Business "EAEU-2025: Transformation and Prospects".
13:06 PresidentLukashenko calls for strict executive discipline “We are at war, figuratively speaking. Executive discipline is imperative in this difficult situation. Sole leadership is important now. When there is a war, there is no time for discussing different options for a week, because thousands of people might die during this time. It is better to act rather than keep dancing around the subject,” the president said.
13:01 PresidentLukashenko opines on why his statement on cancer attracted so much attention "People from Belarus to America gave this statement of the president a tongue-lashing. But I'm not saying that COVID treats cancer. These are the facts. I wish it were so – that was what I said. And now everyone is finding fault with it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:27 PresidentLukashenko comments on spread of fake news in mass media, online “We need to address many issues. These issue will be brought to you from different sides. I have already said that we have enough scoundrels, I cannot call them differently,” the head of state said. “99.8% of the information they are spreading is fake news. However, there is certain information that we must pay attention to. Therefore, this monitoring in underway. Besides, we also analyze it during off-site events.”
12:06 PresidentLukashenko urges price-to-income balance "A price-to-income ratio is a very important topic which people raise. People don't care how high prices in supermarkets are if they have enough money in their pockets to buy goods at these prices. This ratio and this balance must be maintained at all costs," the head of state emphasized.
11:43 PresidentLukashenko wants to ramp up use of electric cars in Belarus The head of state emphasized that this is one of the most promising industries. “The global practice shows that the decision to develop electric transport and introduce infrastructure for it was right. Virtually all countries are doing it today. It is also important for us as we do not have abundant oil resources and have recently launched the Belarusian nuclear power plant,” he said.
11:33 PresidentLukashenko orders to keep prices in check One of the topical issues on the agenda was the price rise. The head of state ordered to keep prices in check: “We are approaching a winter period and in addition to the COVID-19 response, we need to curb the price rise so that people will not have to struggle to survive. This pertains first and foremost to food prices,” the president said.
11:14 PresidentLukashenko concerned over status of some investment projects "The information regarding the progress in a number of investment projects is troubling. We cannot miss the deadlines, because this will entail significant financial and economic losses. Every ruble counts today, more than ever ," the president noted.
11:04 PresidentLukashenko discussing creation of personal data protection authority The head of state recalled that in May 2021 a law was adopted to protect people's rights while processing their personal data. “The government and the Operations and Analysis Center believe that a separate authority should be set up to supervise the observance of this law,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.