Alexander Lukashenko Dear friends, There comes the most wonderful time of the year when the past, the present and the future become one thing. And we have only a few seconds to evaluate what we have done, to think about what is ahead of us.This time warms the cockles of our hearts, unites us in our best feelings and expectations.You traditionally celebrate New Year with your families and friends.Of course, our children are the happiest of all of us. School children are on long-awaited vacations.Dear children, I have a favor to ask you: do not forget about your parents, grandmothers and grandfathers. Invite them to cultural and sports events. Spend this time together. It will bring so many happy moments to them.Our youth, who are the future of our country, are enjoying this festive time with us. The way we will see Belarus tomorrow depends on every one of us. You should preserve and multiply what we have created.Today the country especially needs your intellect and energy. … [Read more...] about Belarus president’s New Year address
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Kelly Lawler USA TODAY Published 7:00 AM EST Dec 29, 2018 Should old TV shows be forgot, try these instead. With 2019 quickly approaching, and New Year's Day falling on a Tuesday, some (lucky) people are likely in the midst of a four-day weekend (or two-week holiday vacation, if you're really lucky). Before you stay up late and toast to 2019, you could use that downtime to enjoy some of the best shows of 2018 and prep for what ups and downs TV will bring next year. If you're ready to get addicted to a new show: 'Killing Eve' If you missed this thrilling cat-and-mouse espionage drama's debut on BBC America earlier this year, you'll hopefully be excited to hear that the first season is streaming on Hulu, ready to be binged. Sandra Oh, who long labored on "Grey's Anatomy" and in movies like "Sideways" as the "best friend" character, gets to sink her teeth into a leading role as a British spy trying to track down a notorious assassin (Jodie Comer). Good acting, … [Read more...] about New Year’s weekend: The 5 best TV shows to binge watch
Over 25,000 employees of the Interior Ministry (MAI), out of whom 16,000 public order personnel and 1,400 traffic policemen are engaged in actions for maintaining public order and safety on New Year's mini-vacation, Spokesperson of the MAI, chief commissioner Monica Dajbog announced on Thursday. The content of the www.agerpres.ro website has the exclusive purpose of public [email protected] The use of the Comments section entails your obligation to respect the AGERPRES terms and conditions in regards to the publishing of comments on the www.agerpres.ro. … [Read more...] about Over 25,000 employees engaged in actions to keep public safety and order on New Year’s..
Reservations made by Romanians for New Year holidays started this year as early, as of February, according to data provided by Vola.ro, the largest online travel agency in Romania. The Romanians who are still thinking about booking the New Year’s Eve are available in October to book their holidays at attractive prices. New Year’s Eve holidays are mostly booked by couples, 45 percent of Romanians prefer to spend the night with the loved ones. About 30 percent of Romanians have booked holidays for one person, and in groups they travel 10 percent. The most numerous group that bought a New Year holiday through Vola.ro is made up of nine people, the destination being Milan. The average vacation period reserved for the New Year’s party is 6-7 nights, approximately 35 percent of the bookings made during the year by Vola.ro. In the case of overnight stays (32 percent), one can observe the trend of the Romans to spend the beginning of the year with relatives living abroad. … [Read more...] about Romanians’ most popular destinations for New Year’s holidays are London and Rome
Aerial footage of Primark blaze IN PICTURES: 20 images from Primark fire in Belfast Retailer Primark is preparing to relocate to new premises in Belfast city centre by early next year in a move that will see the current tenant quit its home of more than 10 years. The News Letter understands that Primark is to move to Fountain House which it owns, requiring New Look to vacate the 46,000sqft store on Donegall Place which is also listed.The move comes amid growing speculation about the future of the business in Belfast almost a month since fire ripped through the Bank Buildings and reduced the old building to a shell.However, according to information gathered by the News Letter, it requires Primark, which acquired Fountain House just over a year ago to serve notice on New Look which is understood to be in themiddle of a 20-year lease that began in 2007.That followed an extensive refit and renovation carried out in 2006.New Look, which has three other Belfast stores in CastleCourt … [Read more...] about Primark ‘set to move into New Look premises by new year’