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ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK announces results of draw among Visa Student cardholders and student loan borrowers

INECOBANK receives first US$5mn tranche from EBRD to finance renewable energy and SME

Banks buy $1.7 million out of $4 million offered by Central Bank on 20 December

Beeline and Technology Development Center present App Armenia system and mobile application

Vigen Barseghyan appointed as Acting Director General of Areximbank-GPB Group

Vallex Group launches mining at Teghout copper-molybdenum deposit

Anelik Bank faces no problems with liquidity amid national dram hyper-devaluation due to financial support Credit Bank S.A.L.

On 20 December ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK to hold annual prize draw ahead of the New Year among Visa Student cardholders and raffled off tuition fees

Expert: In 2015 the situation over Nagorno-Karabakh will not be better than in 2014

Nagorno-Karabakh PM: Question whether there should be a customs point on Armenian-NKR border is no longer on agenda

Expert: AMD's depreciation will not prevent Armenian Government from fulfilling next year's budget

House of Representatives of Belarus ratifies agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union

Prosecutor insists on life and 22-year terms for Azeri raiders

Open Days at Yerevan Brandy Company

John Heffern says Armenia has not received invitation by Millennium Challenge Corporation this year

John Heffern: The USA wants to go on stimulating reconciliation of the Armenian and Turkish peoples

ARFD: The Turkish-Azerbaijani tandem has sharply activated at the world arena

John Heffern: Agreement on Vorotan Cascade of HPPs to be signed shortly

Kazakhstan Senate ratifies treaty on Armenia's accession to EEU

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price

Armenian PM: There will be no more shocks on financial market

Armenia's Central Bank tries to sell $4mln but nobody buys it

Beeline to complete digitization of the network in Metsavan, Norashen and Kuchak communities

European Union launches 15 new projects in Armenia

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

Hovik Abrahamyan familiarizes himself with prices at Armenian supermarkets

Rostelecom expands network of acceptance of payments through banks

Baby born with parasitic twin fetus in Armenia

Parliament of Kazakhstan ratifies treaty on Armenia's accession to EEU

Public transport drivers in Nor-Nork District in Yerevan block road to city center

Artur Javadyan: Armenia's Central Bank is not planning prescheduled revision of its refinancing rate

Armenia's CB: AMD's hyper-depreciation has been caused by panic and speculations

Small business in Armenia to be red-listed

EBRD supports Armenia's Shen Holding with US$ 9.3 million loan

Nikol Pashinyan: It is necessary to teach some MPs from the ruling party to differentiate between the Parliament and a horse stable

VTB Bank (Armenia) and MasterCard launch a joint bonus campaign for MasterCard holders

14 more Beeline offices to be equipped with e-queue systems

Cigaronne SPS enlarges its export geography

Armenia hosted the international The Hour of Code event for the first time

Armenian National Congress and Prosperous Armenia Party not to support statement condemning attack on Aram Manukyan

Oppositionist: Latest attacks on Armenian oppositionists work style of Eurasian Economic Union

South Caucasus Railway approves investment program and business plan for 2015

Elmar Mammadyarov claims Sarsang Reservoir can trigger humanitarian, environmental and man-caused disasters

Russia's western "partners" may hang a new iron curtain over post-Soviet states

Deputy Head of Armenian nuclear power plant faces embezzlement and misappropriation charges

19/12 14:06 John Heffern says Armenia has not received invitation by Millennium Challenge Corporation this year

John Heffern, U.S. Ambassador who is ending his mandate to Armenia said in a farewell press conference on 19 December that Armenia has not received any invitation by the Millennium Challenge Corporation, as it lacked some criteria necessary to participate in the programs of the Corporation.

18/12/2014 18:35

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price.

18/12/2014 15:05

Hovik Abrahamyan familiarizes himself with prices at Armenian supermarkets

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has visited the supermarkets in Yerevan and familiarized himself with the prices.

18/12/2014 10:40

Baby born with parasitic twin fetus in Armenia

A baby was born in Armenia with a parasitic twin fetus, a local Haykakan Zhamanak Daily writes.

18/12/2014 09:54

Public transport drivers in Nor-Nork District in Yerevan block road to city center

Since early morning today, drivers of the public mini-buses No73 have blocked the main road from the Nor-Nork district in Yerevan to the city center.

15/12/2014 19:48

Ameria Group raises 30.6mln AMD through a charity auction for children needing urgent treatment

Ameria Group has raised as much as 30.6mln AMD through a charity auction for children needing urgent treatment. According to CEO of Ameriabank Artak Hanesyan, the money will be redoubled to 61.2mln AMD and will be spent on treatment of children suffering from cancer, haemotologic problems, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, etc..

15/12/2014 11:13

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake hits Iran: shock way felt in Armenia

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake (5-6 points in the epicenter) hit Iran at approximately 8:05am on 15 December. According to the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia, the shock wave measuring 3 points was felt in Kapan, Armenia.

15/12/2014 11:09

First Armenian Church opened in Abu-Dhabi

The first Armenian church opened in Abu Dhabi on Friday with hundreds of Armenian Christians in attendance, according to Gulf News.

12/12/2014 17:38

Child abuse should not be hushed up, an expert says

Over the past 10 years, 60 criminal cases have been instituted in Armenia regarding nfliction of grievous bodily injuries to minors and 140 more cases related to sexual assaults, David Tumasyan, lawyer at the OSCE Office in Yerevan, said at a press conference on Friday.

11/12/2014 15:19

Vice President of Uruguay visits UWC Dilijan

A delegation led by Vice President of Uruguay, President of the Senate, Danilo Astori visited UWC Dilijan on 10 December. According to the Armenian parliament press-service, the guests got firsthand view of the School that opened earlier in October, talked to the students and familiarized themselves with the everyday life and successes of the students.

11/12/2014 15:18

Group of Chinese women offering massage and "other services" in Yerevan detained

A group of Chinese women were detained at a hotel in Yerevan. The Armenian Police told ArmInfo the detained women provided massage therapy at the hotel. Earlier, a citizen who delivered the women was detained on suspicion of trafficking in humans.

03/12/2014 18:28

Employee of VTB Bank (Armenia) wins Orange Premier chess tournament

Corporate Customer Manager of VTB Bank (Armenia) Arsen Naghdalyan has won a chess tournament organized by Orange Armenia for Orange Premier subscribers on the occasion of the company's fifth birthday.

03/12/2014 12:38

Transparency International: Armenia ranked 94th in Corruption Perceptions Index 2014

Armenia is ranked 94th in Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2014. The rating was posted on the official website of the organization on December 3.

01/12/2014 15:18

HIV/AIDS kills 413 people in Armenia within 16 years

Since 1998 up to 1 December 2014, 1924 HIV cases were registered in Armenia, including 305 cases within 11 months of 2014, which is a record-breaking indicator for Armenia, Samvel Grigoryan, Head of the Republican AIDS Prevention Center, told reporters, on 1 December.

01/12/2014 15:16

The reason of disease of the children from Yeghvard kindergarten revealed

As Deputy Health Minister Vahan Poghosyan said at today's press-conference, on 28 November 108 children from Yeghvard applied for the medical aid after suspected food poisoning. The total of 75 of them were hospitalized, 20 of which have been already discharged, 30 are still at "Nairi" medical centre and the rest at the Nork Infection hospital.

01/12/2014 15:11

Parliament amends Law "on temporary incapacity allowances"

Parliament of Armenia amended the Law "on temporary incapacity allowances" in the Second and final reading on 1 December along with the Law "on state pensions", Law "on profit tax," and the Labor Code.

01/12/2014 15:04

Armenia to raise minimum wage

Parliament of Armenia passed amendments to the Law 'On national minimum wage' in the second and final reading on 1 December. The amendments look to raise the minimum wage in Armenia by 5,000 drams starting 1 July 2015.

29/11/2014 13:04

Lawsuit filed because of mass food poisoning in a Yeghvard kindergarten

A kindergarten in the Armenian town of Yeghvard stopped working as 58 children were hospitalized after suspected food poisoning.

28/11/2014 14:47

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund's 17th Telethon raises $12.4 million versus $22.66 million in 2013

From November 27, 8 pm till November 28, 8 am, Hayastan All-Armenian Fund's 17th Telethon raised 12,399,550 US dollars. Diaspora Armenians' donations totaled about USD 3.3 million. Vallex Group donated USD 1 million, Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine - USD 500 thsd. It is noteworthy that the donations from abroad were mostly done by individuals whereas the donations from Armenia were chiefly done by state institutions such as hospitals, schools, municipalities, and higher education establishments.

28/11/2014 10:26

No explosive device found at Zvartnots Airport

The press service of the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations reports that the relevant alarm was received on November 27 at 8:09 pm. The special rescue team, the response team of the Crisis Management Center of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and a combat crew arrived at the scene.

26/11/2014 11:08

Snow blocks Sotk-Karvachar road

As of 10:00am on 26 November, the Sotk-Karvachar road was blocked, while the Goris-Shinuayr and Dilijan-Vanadzor roads are partially covered with glazed ice, the Emergency Situations Ministry of Armenia told ArmInfo.

26/11/2014 11:07

Magnitude 2.6 earthquake hits Armenia

A magnitude 2,6 earthquake hit the southwest of Armenia, near Yeghagnadzor, at 22.47pm on 25 November, according to the National Seismic Protection Service, the Emergency Situations Ministry.

21/11/2014 20:19

Every third resident of Armenia is "statistically" poor

In 2013 almost every third resident of Armenia was poor, special report of Armenia's National Statistics Service, made under support of the World Bank says. The report was published on 18 November 2014. It covers the poverty indices of Armenia for 2008-2013.

21/11/2014 17:32

Surfactant saves lives of 135 premature babies in Armenia

As many as 135 saved premature babies - such is the result of the use of surfactant in Yerevan's hospitals in Apr 2013-Nov 2014. Surfactant Survanta is a medicine decreasing the alveolar surface tension. So, it is a key to curing the Respiratory Distress Syndrome, the major killer of premature babies with an extremely low weight.

19/11/2014 16:14

Remains of remarkable figure of national-liberation struggle to be committed to the ground in Motherland

Remains of Sepuh (Arshak Nersisyan), the remarkable figure national-liberation struggle, the talented captain of the first Armenian Republic 1918-1920, will be committed to the ground at the Yerevan Pantheon "Yerablur" today on 20 November, Defense Minister of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan told the Government, Wednesday.

19/11/2014 13:26

Parliament amends Law "on temporary incapacity allowances"

Parliament of Armenia amended the Law "on temporary incapacity allowances" in the first reading on 19 November along with the Law "on state pensions", Law "on profit tax," and the Labor Code.

15/11/2014 10:21

23 school-leavers from Armenia to get an opportunity to enter UWC Colleges in 2015

On November 15, at 1 pm, the Paramaz Avetisyan building of the American University of Armenia will host Open Doors of the UWC Dilijan College. The event will provide an opportunity to receive data about the UWC, education system, criteria of admission and procedure of admission to other colleges of UWC.

15/11/2014 10:18

Armenia drafts concept of circular migration

The fifth meeting of the working group for drafting a concept of circular migration took place in Yerevan on Friday. The group was formed in Dec 2013 and comprises representatives of ministries and local and international organizations. The final sixth meeting is scheduled for early 2015. By that time the concept is supposed to be ready for the Government's consideration.

12/11/2014 18:09

Armenian Prime Minister visits UWC Dilijan College

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan visited the UWC Dilijan College, which opened in October 2014. The press service of the Armenian Government reports that Abrahamyan familiarized himself with the infrastructures and the upcoming programs of the UWC Dilijan College.

11/11/2014 16:30

Expert: HIV-infected patients facing discrimination in Armenia's medical facilities

The HIV-infected patients are facing discrimination in Armenia's medical facilities, Hovhannes Madoyan, Board Member, Technical Advisor, Real World Real People NGO, told ArmInfo.

11/11/2014 16:25

Domestic violence - display of gender inequality

Family abuse and sex-selective abortions are displays of gender inequality in Armenia, Lara Ahaornyan, co-chair of Women's Resource Center, told ArmInfo. The expert said gender discrimination is evident in Armenia in all fields, starting from political up to social one. Aharonyan points at the sex-selective abortions, an indicator that has led Armenia to leading positions in the world.