| 22.05.2013GOMEL, 21 May (BelTA) - The annual contest of newspapers, magazines, TV and radio companies and journalists operating in Gomel Oblast concluded on 21 May. Deputy head of the regional news department and head of the Gomel office of BelTA News Agency Valery Sidorchik was announced best newspaper journalist. The winners and laureates of the contest were honored in Gomel on 21 May, BelTA has learnt.
| 17.05.2013GOMEL, 16 May (BelTA) – The border checkpoint Novaya Guta at the Belarusian-Ukrainian border will be expanded. The information was released by Mikhail Myatlikov, Deputy Head of the Gomel Customs House, on 16 May. The border checkpoint is in the area of responsibility of the customs house, BelTA has learned. The official said that the money to develop the reconstruction design documents in 2013 had been allocated already.
| 16.05.2013GOMEL, 15 May (BelTA) ? The delegation of the riot police department of the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam will come to Gomel Oblast on 16 May. The visit will last till the end of the week, BelTA learnt from the regional branch of the Emergencies Ministry of Belarus. The Vietnamese specialists will take part in the international conference ?Emergencies: theory, practice, innovations? that will be held at the Gomel Engineering Institute of the Emergencies Ministry on 16 May.
| 07.05.2013GOMEL, 7 May (BelTA) ? The 5th national conference of students and young medical scientists ?Problems and development prospects of medicine? will be held at the Gomel State Medical University on 7-8 May, BelTA learnt from the organization committee of the forum. Over 300 students and young scientists from the CIS member states filed applications to take part in the conference. Participating in the medical forum will be leading medical universities of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, namely, the Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (Moscow), the Bogomolets National Medical University (Kyiv).
| 02.05.2013GOMEL, 30 April (BelTA) ? The Italian association Help for Children Parma will advance cooperation with Gomel Oblast, Belarus in the sphere of healthcare and education. The statement was made by the association?s Vice President Enrico Pelassa, who took part in the oblast practice seminar ?Preserving lives and health of children together? in Gomel, BelTA has learned. The Italian side is ready to share the experience of safeguarding children?s lives and preventing accidents.