15:28 EconomyBelarusian Economy Ministry talks about ‘projects of the future' with massive investments Belarusian Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov said: “We intend to implement five ‘projects of the future'. Each will feature interindustry R&D and innovative products. We are talking about nearly Br2 billion in investments and over 2,000 new high-performance jobs.”
15:11 PoliticsSource of leaks about Belarusian law enforcement officers branded as money-grabber Earlier on 19 January the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs was asked to comment on whether Igor Makar, who spreads allegedly condemning information about Belarusian law enforcement officers, had contacted a Belarusian embassy.
14:45 SocietyBelarus to start localizing COVID-19 vaccine production soon “I am glad about close collaboration of our government agencies. In the near future we are set to embark on gradual localization of production in Belarus [of the Russian vaccine against COVID-19]. This will give us new competencies in the field of microbiology and pharmaceuticals,” Roman Golovchenko said.
14:44 SocietyPeople's interests at heart of Belarus' social, economic development Strengthening the institution of the family, employment promotion, fair pay, and active longevity are in focus of the Belarusian social and economic development for the next five-year period.
14:33 SocietyOpinion: International sports organizations have long become a political tool On 18 January, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) announced that it had removed the 2021 IIHF World Championship co-hosting bid of Belarus and Latvia.
14:28 In PicturesVitebsk Zoo welcomes newborn llama A baby llama was born in the Vitebsk Zoo on 16 January.
14:19 SocietySpecial tram launched in Vitebsk to celebrate healthcare heroes A special tribute tram with the inscription "Thank you, doctors!" has been launched in Vitebsk. Thus, the Vitebskoblavtotrans transport company has decided to celebrate those on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.
14:09 EconomyPM: Belarus, Russia should aim for synergy of their capabilities The new year has just begun. In the previous year the Belarusian-Russian relations developed constructively and fruitfully. For the first time in many years we marked the new year with no issues in the fuel and energy sector, with all agreements in place, Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said.
14:02 SocietyFirst model laws of Belarus-Russia Union State to focus on digital economy, historical memory Harmonizing the legislation of the Union State member states is one of the main tasks of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia. The development of model legislation is one of the ways to accomplish the goal.
13:54 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 update: 1,356 new cases, 1,295 recoveries The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 228,716 cases. A total of 212,074 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
13:24 SportIIHF's decision seen as precedent for using sport as instrument of discord The organizing committee of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Minsk in 2021 regrets the decision of the IIHF to move the tournament from Belarus.
12:55 SocietyBelarusian Information Ministry concerned about several tut.by publications The Information Ministry is now looking into a number of publications on the website tut.by in order to verify their compliance with Article 38 of the Mass Media Law (information, which Internet resources must not distribute).
12:47 EconomyBelarus to set up its first state corporation in farm machinery industry Belarus' first state corporation will be established in the agricultural machinery industry, Belarus Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov told journalists.
12:42 SocietyCourt ruling to strip Belarusian website tut.by of mass media status upheld The decision of the court of appeal comes into force as of the moment it is passed but can be challenged under the cassation procedure within one month.
12:24 EconomyPlans to revise punishments for economic crimes in Belarus The official said: “Making the Belarusian jurisdiction attractive for private companies and investors will be the key. Using economic penalties for economic crimes is the idea.”