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14.03.2016 Choice of Belarus as place to study explained by foreign students GOMEL, 14 March (BelTA) – Belarus is a calm, peaceful country populated by hospitable people. The unanimous opinion was expressed by foreign students, who study at Gomel universities, before the student meeting timed to the 55th anniversary of the Belarusian Peace Foundation, BelTA has learned. 03.03.2016 Russia’s Orenburg Oblast eager to buy Belarusian harvesters Orenburg Oblast is interested in buying Gomselmash harvesters, BelTA learned from Yuri Berg, Governor of Russia’s Orenburg Oblast. Yuri Berg led an Orenburg Oblast delegation on a visit to Gomel Oblast on 3 March. 22.02.2016 Major Chinese company ready to buy food from Gomel Oblast The Chinese retail company Nanjing Su Cang Liu International Trade based in Nanjing is ready to buy food from Gomel Oblast. The company's General Manager Zhang Jin made the statement as he met with Gomel Oblast Governor Vladimir Dvornik on 19 February, BelTA has learned. 19.02.2016 UN: Belarus may partake in the resettlement of Syrian refugees Belarus may take part in the program for resettling Syrian refugees, who are now in the European Union. The opinion was voiced by Jean-Yves Bouchardy, Representative of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the Republic of Belarus, in Gomel on 18 February, BelTA has learned. 08.02.2016 Two foreign enterprises to create over 1,000 jobs in Gomel Over 1,000 jobs will be created by two foreign enterprises in Gomel in 2016, BelTA learned from Dmitry Litvinov, Deputy Head of the Economy Office of the Gomel City Executive Committee, on 5 February. 03.02.2016 Belarusian scientists come up with unparalleled railroad material Belarusian scientists have created a new material codenamed Monicu, which is unparalleled in the world. It can be used to cast railway rails, representatives of the Belarusian Transport University told BelTA. 28.01.2016 Belarusian Peace Foundation to cooperate with Chinese, Serbian organizations  The public association Belarusian Peace Foundation has plans to sign cooperation agreements with Chinese and Serbian organizations in the near time, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Belarusian Peace Foundation Maxim Misko. On 26 January he attended a meeting at the Gomel Oblast Office of the public association to discuss the results of work in 2015 and the plans for the future. 12.01.2016 Italy’s Parma seeks closer cooperation with Gomel Oblast 31.12.2015 Belorusneft to continue developing oil, gas extraction projects in Latin America The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft intends to develop oil and natural gas extraction projects in Latin America in 2016, the company's press service told BelTA. 21.12.2015 Belarusian electric cars market ‘unable to grow without state support’  The electric cars market in Belarus will not be able to grow without state support or, to be exact, without the relevant government program that would encourage the use of this means of transportation, BelTA learned from Sergei Kamornikov, Deputy Director General of the Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft.