National Bank approved procedure for assessing risks of banks
The rules establish the procedure and evaluation indicators, as well as the methodology for classifying banks by risk groups. Thanks to these rules, the Agency for guaranteed compensation of bank deposits of individuals will be able to determine the risk group to which the bank belongs.
In Belarus, 160 foreign observers accredited to work on referendum
Of these, 142 people represent the CIS Observer Mission. Another 12 observers are accredited from the central election authorities of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, four are from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, two are from the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly.
In the Great Stone Park, 112 innovative ideas for implementation selected
Of the 1,100 applications received, 121 projects from various industries passed the final, including energy and energy efficiency, agro-industrial, industrial and construction, chemical, information and communication technologies, healthcare.
In Minsk, 10% of residents got booster vaccination against COVID-19
In Belarus, the Russian Sputnik Lite vaccine is used for revaccination. At the same time, it does not matter which course of the vaccine was completed. Subsequently, the vaccines can be mixed for a better effect. Booster vaccination is better to take place 6 months after the full course was completed.
By the end of 2021, the enterprises of Minsk saved energy resources in the amount of 96.72 thousand tons of conventional fuel worth of $20.2 million. In 2020, the savings amounted to $10.3 million, the Minsk-News agency writes.
During reconstruction of the oldest cinema in Minsk, unusual painting discovered
The Pobeda cinema opened in Minsk in 1950. In January 2022, its reconstruction began. On one of the walls of the room where there was once a cafe, paintings were found under drywall, the Minsk-News agency writes.
A service appeared that helps find a polling station for a referendum
To find a polling station, one needs to specify their exact registration address. After that, the system will give the address of the polling station with a phone number. It will also show the location of the desired building on the map.
Ten IT companies with Belarusian offices included in top 100 best outsourcers
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals has published an updated ranking of the 100 best outsourcers in the world. Ten IT companies with Belarusian development offices were in the ranking, dev.by writes.
What countries to visit during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022
Since 2021, many countries of the world and Europe have opened entry for foreign tourists, as well as let down Covid entry restrictions. Some countries have lifted all restrictions; some have retained the requirement for vaccination certificates or PCR tests. We have compiled a list of countries that have opened entry for tourists in 2022.