17:54 Society‘Ninja' COVID-19 subvariant detected in Belarus The two people who contracted the ‘ninja' subvariant are showing mild symptoms. According to the deputy minister, the stealth omicron is going away, it accounts for 8% of all cases. At the same time, the dominant strain in Belarus is omicron, BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants (92%). All these subvariants were detected in South Africa.
17:27 PresidentLukashenko: Executives unfit for the job will have to leave Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the West is already showing interest in resuming cooperation with Belarus in one direction or another: “Poles and others are already suggesting that we should talk. I don't mind. Yet, our Ministry of Foreign Affairs is still showing a lukewarm response to it.”
17:10 SocietyBelarus, Russia to hold air force, air defense exercise According to the ministry, in accordance with the training plan for the Air Force and Air Defense Forces 2021-2022, an operational and tactical exercise of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces with live firing will be held from 9 to 25 August under the command of the deputy commander of the Air Force and Air Defense Forces.
16:52 PoliticsMFA comments on West's statements on Belarus' presidential election anniversary According to the ministry, the collective West is de facto doing everything to economically stifle Belarus, to force it to abandon its own development path under the cover of bombastic statements about strengthening the sovereignty and independence of Belarus, protecting human rights.
16:50 PresidentLukashenko urges not to discard EU market, even amid sanctions Even in the conditions of sanctions, we should not discard the EU market. We should continue to work with relevant countries to promote Belarusian goods, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
16:34 EconomyMinister: BelGee will receive 9,700 car sets from China by year-end By the end of the year, BelGee will receive 9,700 car sets from China, Belarusian Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik told the media.
16:03 PartnersTürkiye's 4th drill ship off to Mediterranean for hydrocarbon exploration Türkiye's new seventh-generation drill ship will operate off coast of Antalya province in the Mediterranean for hydrocarbon exploration, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Tuesday.
15:32 EconomyMinister: Belarus industrial output, exports keep momentum "We can already see that the output and exports will keep momentum in January-July. We are confident that we will be able to maintain these rates by the end of September,” Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik said
14:53 EconomyBelarusian PM calls to reduce interest rates to stimulate consumption The government sees three main factors to stimulate the economic growth: export, investments and consumption.
14:17 EconomyPM: Belarus' economy remains extremely balanced despite sanctions Despite the sanctions and the related challenges, the Belarusian economy has achieved an unprecedented balance as far as quality indicators are concerned, Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said.
13:55 PoliticsBelarus-Vietnam interregional cooperation prospects discussed The parties discussed the general agenda for Belarusian-Vietnamese cooperation. Special attention was paid to the development of the entire spectrum of cooperation between Ho Chi Minh City and the regions of Belarus, primarily in trade and investment.
13:55 EconomyIn Pictures: Grain crops harvest time in Rechitsa District The farm “50 let Oktyabrya” in Rechitsa District is completing a grain harvest campaign. The farm has already cropped 85% of the areas planted ot grain crops (all in all, more than 2,000 hectares).
12:50 SocietyBrest to host Army 2022 competition of communications units The competition will officially kick off in Brest on Sunday, 14 August.
12:27 PartnersChina takes opening victory in AVC Cup China beat Chinese Taipei 3-1 in its opening match of the 2022 AVC (Asian Volleyball Confederation) Cup for Men here.
11:52 EconomyBelarus harvests over 3.5m tonnes of grain As of 9 August, harvesting was completed on 73.9% of the area (255,600 hectares) in Brest Oblast, 26% (94,200 hectares) in Vitebsk Oblast, 51.9% (179,900 hectares) in Gomel Oblast, 36.7% (112,100 hectares) in Grodno Oblast, 41.4% (185,700 hectares) in Minsk Oblast, and 33.9% (112,500 hectares) in Mogilev Oblast.