18:10 EconomyBelarus set to attract $5.5bn in FDI Belarus plans to attract $5.5 billion in net foreign direct investment (FDI), Belarus' Deputy Economy Minister Anzhelika Nikitina told a press conference on 15 June.
17:42 SocietyMethod to quantify lung damage in COVID patients developed in Gomel A lung damage calculator is available on the website of the university. It can be accessed via the link and QR code (including from mobile devices).
17:16 EconomyTotal investments in China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone past $670m The official said that at present 70 resident companies from 13 countries actively invest their financial resources. Their industrial output stands at Br233.5 million. The industrial park development company invests in the park's territory. As for the state budget's investments, Belarus has invested about $31 million in the park.
16:54 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 501 new cases, 375 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 406,861 cases. A total of 399,549 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
16:39 SocietyRyanair boss against long-term ban on use of Belarusian airspace Speaking in the UK's Transport Select Committee on 15 June, Michael O'Leary said it is “not in our long-term interests as an industry or in our passengers' best interests” for those policies to continue permanently.
16:27 PartnersG-7 tax plan to hurt tech, drug MNCs The latest agreement reached among G7 economies over a possible minimum tax rate will dent the profits of leading global technology and pharmaceutical giants, said experts.
16:21 PoliticsAmbassador: Political trust between Belarus, China is getting stronger Political trust between Belarus and China is growing stronger all the time, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Belarus Xie Xiaoyong said at the international online conference “Belarus and China: Common development trajectory”, BelTA has learned.
16:08 SocietySupport to CIS tourism sector amid pandemic discussed in Minsk The working group discussed the implementation of the CIS Strategy for Cooperation in Tourism for 2021-2030 and the CIS cooperation amid the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 infection.
15:29 EconomyGoal of latest decree on China-Belarus industrial park development clarified Anzhelika Nikitina said: “The China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone is one of the largest projects in Belarus. At present it is a large-scale modern investment city, which grows and picks up the pace as far as the attraction of investments and new residents is concerned."
15:11 SocietyBelarus' delegation pays tribute to Belarusians killed liberating Italy from Nazis Speaking at the ceremony were Charge d'Affaires of Belarus in Italy Dmitry Yarmolyuk and Cassino Mayor Enzo Salera.
14:29 PoliticsOpinion: Belarus, China have enormous potential for mutually beneficial relations Belarus and China have enormous potential for mutually beneficial relations, joint response to systemic changes in the international environment, Director of the Belarusian Institute of Strategic Studies Oleg Makarov said at the international online conference "Belarus and China: A common trajectory of development".
13:59 In PicturesSilage season in Beshenkovichi District Plans are in place to get 43,200 tonnes from the first cut.
13:50 PresidentOrsha Artware Factory to merge with Orsha Linen Mill The future of the enterprise was the main issue on the agenda during the visit. The head of state was informed about the proposal of Belwest to buy this factory and organize footwear production there.
13:38 EconomyBelarusian MMZ to showcase engines, other products at Innoprom 2021 in Russian Yekaterinburg The products on display will include MMZ-3LD and D-343 engines, a compressor station trailer, and a diesel pump. Specialists of the company's engineering and marketing divisions as well as representatives of the MMZ's Noginsk-based trading house will work at the expo.
13:06 PresidentLukashenko signs decree to relieve Viktor Sheiman of his post In accordance with Article 84 of the Constitution, Viktor Sheiman has been relieved of his post due to retirement (Subparagraph 1.8, Paragraph 1, Article 40 of the law “On civil service in the Republic of Belarus”).