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Mikhail Orda
Trade unions to make inroads into Belarusian IT companies
28 October, 19:14
Belarusian IT workers hardly ever follow the generally accepted standards such as, for instance, eight-hour work days. They often do not have a dedicated workplace and work remotely instead. They are sometimes required to work hard and fast.
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Belarus-Russia Union State MPs to discuss common migration space
28 October, 18:56
Apart from the Union State MPs, the session will involve representatives of the Union State Standing Committee, the ministries of defense, foreign affairs, and internal affairs as well as the border services of Belarus and Russia, and the Belarusian Education Ministry.
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Belarusian doctors to adopt traditional Chinese medicine practices
28 October, 18:27
Medical facilities of Braslav District intend to embrace methods of traditional Chinese medicine, like manual therapy and acupuncture. In combination with drug therapy it will yield substantial results in treating nervous system diseases and musculoskeletal system diseases.
Belarus, Kyrgyzstan to cooperate in combating economic, financial crimes
28 October, 18:14
Implementation of the agreement will help the two parties to intensify cooperation in suppressing economic violations. The parties will work together to combat economic and financial crimes, including in the banking, credit and financial sectors.
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Belarus to share expertise in medical support of 2nd European Games with CIS
28 October, 17:29
Belarus will share experience in medical and sanitary-epidemiological support during the 2nd European Games in Minsk with the CIS countries at a meeting of the CIS working group on medical and sanitary-epidemiological support of civil aviation flights.
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Call on Belarusian regional media outlets to increase share of analytical articles
28 October, 17:07
Regional media should increase the share of analytical articles, including those on pressing social and political issues, Belarus First Deputy Information Minister Pavel Lyogky said as he spoke at the forum “Elections 2019: Role of Regional Media in Shaping Public Opinion on the Election Campaign” in Minsk.
Alisa Manenok, Nellys Pimentel, Emanii Davis, and Klara Vavruskova. Photo courtesy of the organizers
Belarus fourth at Miss Earth 2019 beauty pageant
28 October, 14:51
Puerto Rico's Nellys Pimentel was crowned Miss Earth 2019. The second place and the Miss Air 2019 title went to Emanii Davis from the US. Klara Vavruskova from the Czech Republic won the Miss Water title and the third place. Belarus' Alisa Manenok was awarded the Miss Fire title.
Andrei Ravkov
Belarus' measures to respond to NATO exercise explained
28 October, 13:42
The defense minister said: “A number of decisions were made during the meeting with the head of state. They will allow us to step up efforts to adequately respond to actions of the military contingent in the neighboring territory."
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Belarus, China set to boost cooperation in technology
28 October, 12:36
Sergei Rakhmanov, Chairman of the International Affairs and National Security Commission of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus, met with a delegation of the Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.
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BRSM Youth Union to participate in OSCE youth forum in Bratislava
28 October, 11:53
Upon the invitation of the OSCE Secretariat, the BRSM Youth Union will take part in the youth forum “Perspectives 20-30: Engaging Youth for a Safer Future” due in Bratislava, Slovakia on 28-29 October.
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