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13 May 2015
Chinese travel agents to visit Belarus in May
“A 4-5-day familiarization tour for representatives of the Chinese tourism industry will take place in late May"...
12 May 2015
Belarus, other post-Soviet states among world's leaders in maternity leave length
The new report of the International Labor Organization (ILO) says the paid maternity leave makes up 126 days in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan and Ukraine...
12 May 2015
Belarus beat Norway, reach IIHF World Championship playoff
Alexei Kalyuzhny, Dmitry Korobov and Andrei Kostitsyn provided the offense for Belarus’ success...
12 May 2015
Minsk House of Masons to reveal its secrets during Night of Museums
The House of Masons will present to its visitors a modern adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera with the participation of soloists of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater of Belarus...
11 May 2015
Zhejiang Province suggests cooperation in tourism to Minsk Oblast
Li Qiang told his Belarusian counterpart about the tourism potential of Zhejiang Province and its prospects, plans to increase the number of China’s visitors...
11 May 2015
Grodno to hold Korean Culture Days on 14-15 May
The program of Korean Culture Days in Grodno features a number of events organized on the initiative of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Belarus. Day of Korean Cinema will be the highlight of the celebrations...
10 May 2015
Plans for China’s traditional medicine center, Silk Road Academy in Belarus
The intention to work on the corresponding issue was laid down in the joint declaration Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and China President Xi Jinping signed after the official talks...
9 May 2015
Minsk, Beijing to expand cooperation in tourism, education
Wang Anshun spoke highly of the results secured in Minsk-Beijing trade and economic cooperation already...
7 May 2015
Two Belarusians awarded Russian Medal of Pushkin
The decree reads that the decorations are presented in recognition of their great contribution to the development of friendship ties and the trade, economic, and cultural cooperation with the Russian Federation...
7 May 2015
Belarus thrash United States to top IIHF World Championship Group B
Currently, Belarus keep 10 points after three wins over Slovenia (4-2), Denmark (5-1) and the United States (5-2), and 1-2OT defeat from Slovakia...
7 May 2015
Belarus ranks 9th in Europe by number of heart transplant surgeries
Heart transplant is a treatment of the patients diagnosed with chronic heart failure. More than 165 operations of the kind have been performed in Belarus since 2009, around 40 operations per year in recent times...
7 May 2015
TV channel Discovery eager to make series of programs about Belarus
"It is a good approach when a foreign TV channel advertises Belarus across the entire world in addition to bringing quality content"...
6 May 2015
Belarus’ Eurovision delegation to set off for Vienna 10 May
Belarus' official representatives at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, the duet Uzari & Maimuna with their song Time, will perform 11th in the first semifinal on 19 May...
5 May 2015
Belarus down Denmark at 2015 IIHF World Championship
Yevgeny Kovyrshin and Daniel Nielsen were named players of the match...
5 May 2015
Polish visa centers to open in eight cities of Belarus
Polish visa centers will open in Minsk, Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Mogilev, Pinsk, Baranovichi and Lida. They should provide at least 42 windows to submit visa application documents...
5 May 2015
Mass Media in Belarus expo opens in Minsk
This year the motto of the expo is Words for Peace. Over the years, the professional expo Mass Media in Belarus has become an integral part of the life of the media in Belarus. It has also acquired the status of the international electronic and print media forum...
5 May 2015
Belarus ahead of Russia, United States on Save the Children’s 2015 Mother’s Index
This year according to The Save the Children State of the World's Mothers Index, Belarus ranks higher than any other CIS country. Russia is 56th, Kazakhstan 58th, Ukraine 69th, and Azerbaijan 90th...
4 May 2015
Belarus' National Art Museum to hold Night of Museums on 16 May
The Night of Museums will be held from 19:00 till 24:00 on 16 May...
4 May 2015
Mass Media in Belarus expo to open in Minsk on 5 May
The program of the expo Mass Media in Belarus features roundtables, seminars and workshops by leading Belarusian and Russian journalists and media experts, media dialogues...
4 May 2015
Belarus to hold Culture Days in China on 6-8 May
The Belarusian delegation will discuss with Chinese colleagues the possibility of organizing the Days of Belarusian Cinema in the People's Republic of China, an exhibition from the holdings of the National History Museum, and tours of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater...
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