Free eye care services rendered in Lori region thanks to Armenian Eye Care Project and Orange Foundation

VivaCell-MTS offers new smartphones for AMD 1 in case of subscribing to "STARTPHONE" tariff plan for 24 months

Newspaper: Americans and Europeans want to buy Electric Networks of Armenia

ANC: Situation in Armenia is the result of permissiveness of state governance bodies and law-enforcement structures

Newspaper: High electricity and gas tariffs will hamper re-launch of Nairit Plant

Vladimir Gasparyan: Armenian police have no intention "to break" the youth in Baghramyan Ave

"Armenbrok" OJSC the Market-Maker of Armswissbank's Three Debut USD Issues of Denominated Bonds

120 000 downloads from Beeline's App Armenia platform

From Now on VTB Bank (Armenia) Cardholders can Automatically Check their Card Account Balance

Expert: Azerbaijan may take advantage of situation in Armenia and start escalating tensions on line of contact

"Barricade" street litterbins as basis for criminal case

Using force against protesters not in favor of authorities

French Ambassador about events in Yerevan: "We want that a decision acceptable to everyone be found though dialogue"

Head of Road Police resigns

Inter RAO refutes reports on sale of its Armenian subsidiary

EBRD Office confirms: it has not filed a claim against Electric Networks of Armenia

Raffi Hovannisian: A broader agenda is needed, as all "troubles" in Armenia come from illegitimate power

Minister: Audit of Electric Networks of Armenia may take 3-6 months

Minister: Public Services Regulatory Committee will also undergo international audit

Prime Minister: On Baghramyan Ave some forces seeking escalation of tensions

U.S. Embassy comes out with statement over protests in Yerevan

"No to Plunder!": Wedding at Baghramyan Ave

Sources: Relevant Bodies to Declare of Energy Rate Hike Decision Revocation within an Hour

Economist: Energy sector of Armenia needs the same model used in banking system

Orange to hold free movie screenings

What is the Source of “Maidan” Threat in Armenia?

David Babayan: Aliyev confesses that international community exerts pressure on Baku regarding escalation in Karabakh conflict zone

Beeline and offer beautiful numbers for half-price

Maksim Sokolov: Russian Trade Representation Office in Yerevan Matters in Armenian-Russian Relations

In 2015 ARARATBANK Intending to Open Electronic Branch and Financial Supermarkets

Russian analyst: Russian parent company must take its subsidiary under stricter control


23/06 13:23 Record-Keeping of Mercury-Bearing Products and Waste being Carried out in Armenia

A seminar on project directed at ratifying Minamata Convention on mercury kicked off in Yerevan on June 23. Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Simon Papyan has told that the project has been designed to monitor legal boundaries, as well as estimate the ratification consequences of the Convention.

22/06/2015 18:23

Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection refutes rumors about advancing Lake Sevan on pawn

The Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection refutes the rumors about advancing Lake Sevan on pawn. Earlier that information was voiced by Silva Adamyan, Head of the Bird Lovers' Center, who cited her own sources. She said that Lake Sevan was pawned at one of the largest international banks. "That information has nothing to do with the reality.

18/06/2015 17:29

Environmentalist: In some communities of Armenia orchards are irrigated with sewage water

In some communities of Armenia orchards are irrigated with sewage water, environmentalist Knarik Hovhannisyan said at a press conference on June 18.

04/06/2015 18:02

Expert: Bill "On Biosafety of GM-foods" pales into significance

Adamyan has told ArmInfo that the Government has been refusing to discuss the bill "On Biosafety of GM-foods" for a year, however, Melita Hakobyan, President of the National Association of Consumers, says that the bill has been discussed. Meanwhile, Prof. Aida Iskoyan, PhD in Law, Lia Osipyan, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences, Mileta Aristakesyan, Vice Chairperson of the Academy of Protection of Consumers' Rights and other experts, who took part in the discussion of the bill, specify some inaccuracies in the document.

04/06/2015 18:01

Development of the Deposit has Caused Changes in Armenia's Landscape

The development of the deposit has caused changes in Armenia's landscape, head of Center of Bird Lovers NGO Silva Adamyan said during the June 4 press conference.

26/05/2015 20:18

Large POPs pesticide burial site in Nubarashen and residual obsolete pesticide stores in 24 locations to be eliminated

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Armenia will work together to reduce the impacts of hazardous waste and related contaminated sites from Soviet times, in order to protect human and environmental health through the effective elimination of obsolete pesticide stockpiles, particularly persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in Armenia, the website of the UN Yerevan Office reports.

06/05/2015 19:56

Ecologists and Lydian International Representatives Discussing Amulsar Mine Project

Today, on May 6 ecologists, green activists, representatives, of "Geoteam" and Lydian International, Ministry of Nature Protection and Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources RA have participated in a discussion on Amulsar mine project. The discussion was held at Aarhus Center in Yerevan.

27/03/2015 16:11

Villagers address a letter to Armenian Prime Minister over a tailing dump of Akhtala Mining Plant

195 residents of Mets Ayrum rural community have addressed a letter to Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan over the situation around the tailing dump of the Akhtala Mining Plant. The letter has also been sent to all parliamentary groups of Armenia, the OSCE Office in Yerevan, Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection and the Standing Parliamentary Commission for Agriculture and Environment.

24/03/2015 16:40

Inspections Performed in Akhtala Ore Mining Plant

"EcoLur" reports that Ministry of Nature Protection RA is performing large-scale inspections at Akhtala ore mining plant. The inspections were launched after "EcoLur"'s alarm signal on the plant's heavy equipment in Mets Airum community. According to the news, hills, landscapes, community grasslands are being taken down and soil is being moved out in spades.

07/03/2015 15:09

Karine Danielyan: The women who prefer being mothers deserve the same respect as female politicians

ArmInfo’s Interview with Karine Danielyan, Head of the Association for Sustainable Human Development NGO

02/03/2015 16:23

Karine Danielyan: Oil and gas prospecting near Sevan will be devastating for the lake

Oil and gas prospecting near Sevan will be devastating for the lake, Head of the Association for Sustainable Development Karine Danielyan told ArmInfo.

24/02/2015 18:24

Ecologists and Villagers are Discontent with the Akhtala Ore Mining Plant’s Plans on Building a New Tailing Dump

The inhabitants of Mets Airum rural community are demonstrating against the plans on building a new Akhtala ore mining plant tailing dump. Oleg Dulgaryan, a member of the community’s Council of Elders, reported about that during a press-conference on February 24. According to him, the new tailing dump is to be located next to Mets Airum and Chochkan rural communities and will occupy 40 hectares territory. Meanwhile, it is planned to transform the agricultural lands into industrial ones for the construction of the dump.

29/01/2015 12:35

Small HPPs constructed on rivers to get green passports

The small HPPs (SHHPs) constructed on the rivers in Armenia will get green passports, the press service of EcoLur NGO reports. The process has been launched in the frames of Support to SHPP-relating reforms through the dialogue of public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems" project. This project is implemented by 'EcoLur' Informational NGO in partnership with Nature Protection Ministry - donors UNDP and GEF.

18/12/2014 15:55

Inga Zarafyan: Mining industry has leading positions in terms of environmental damage

Mining industry has leading positions in terms of environmental damage in Armenia, Inga Zarafyan, Head of EcoLur NGO, told ArmInfo.