13:40 SocietyIn Pictures: Direct air service connects Minsk with Russia's Pskov Nordwind Airlines launched a direct air service from Pskov to Minsk on 19 July.
13:19 EconomyBelarus set to finish harvest season by 20-25 August The harvest time in Belarus is expected to be completed by 20-25 August, Nikolai Leshik, the head of the main department of crop production at the Agriculture and Food Ministry of Belarus, told reporters.
12:54 EconomyBellesbumprom's export to Russia's Yaroslavl Oblast up 2.2 times in H1 2023 “In H1 2023 the Bellesbumprom enterprises increased exports to this Russian region by almost 2.2 times compared to January-June last year. Cellulose, rosin and resin acids, as well as their derivatives, packaging, paper and cardboard were the most popular items supplied to Yaroslavl Oblast,” the press service said.
12:10 SocietyIn Pictures: Mock-up of SU-24 M being installed in Zhitkovichi After the final restoration, the SU-24 M aircraft will be installed at the entrance to the town of Zhitkovichi.
11:20 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus-China military cooperation is not directed against third countries Military cooperation between Belarus and China is not directed against third countries, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Chinese State Councilor, member of the CPC Central Military Commission and Minister of National Defense Colonel General Li Shangfu.
11:19 PartnersDevoted photographer captures the essence of grottoes The Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang stands as a remarkable testament to the cultural heritage of the ancient Silk Road. Being the world's largest and most complete preserved treasure house, the Mogao Grottoes now has 735 caves preserved, boasting 45,000 square meters of murals and over 2,000 colored sculptures. It was listed as a World Cultural Heritage site in 1987.
10:52 PresidentLukashenko: China and Belarus share the same vision of world order China and Belarus share the same vision of the world order, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Chinese State Councilor, member of the CPC Central Military Commission and Minister of National Defense Colonel General Li Shangfu in Minsk on 17 August.
10:49 PartnersInternational Flower Show 2023 to be kicked soon, Damascus Tourism Ministry are preparing to launch the 43the International Flower Show on August 30th.
10:15 EconomyBelarus' grain crop reaches 6m tonnes As of 17 August, some 80% of the designated area under these crops has been cleared in Belarus, including 78% of area under grain crops and over 87% of area under leguminous crops.
09:50 SportBelarus' Sabalenka advances to Cincinnati round three The Belarusian had to go through three sets in her opener to hold off No.191 Ann Li of the United States, 7-5, 2-6, 6-4. Aryna Sabalenka will next face Russia's world number 13 Daria Kasatkina.
09:26 PartnersIran's freestyle wrestlers win 2023 U20 World Championship The Iranian freestyle wrestling wrestlers became champion at U20 World Championships on Wednesday.
09:20 In PicturesYubileinoye Lake near Grodno Yubileinoye Lake in the suburbs of Grodno is a favorite outdoor recreational site of Belarusians and visitors of the city.
09:01 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Indonesia “Over the years of sovereignty, Indonesia has made significant progress in the development of the industrial sector, information, communication and digital technologies, succeeded in becoming one of the largest regional centers and taking a leading place in ASEAN,” the message of greetings reads.
19:58 SocietyBelarusian goods now on sale in Chinese Kunming Residents of the southern province can now take a close look at and buy a broad range of Belarusian goods.
19:15 PresidentLukashenko gives interview to Ukrainian reporter The Telegram channel Pul Pervogo noted that Diana Panchenko is the reporter, against whom a criminal investigation has been opened and sanctions have been introduced in Ukraine. She was one of the country's most influential women in 2020.