Non-availability of the relevant law hinders effective fighting domestic abuse, co-chair of the "Resource centre of women" NGO, Lara Aharonyan, told ArmInfo correspondent.
A man in years has tried to fire himself in front of Armenia's Finance Ministry.
After the Indoor Market scandal, Culture Minister Hasmik Poghosyan should have tendered her resignation, architect Sashur Kalashyan said in a press conference on 6 March.
Gazprom Armenia CJSC reports that under the natural gas delivery agreement, the gas consumers can dial a telephone hotline number (010 29-49-46) if they have any suggestions, complaints or disputable problems.
The healthcare system of Armenia faces a ridiculous situation. A couple of days ago the media outlets reported that from now on citizens will have to pay for inpatient treatment of pregnancy pathologies. In addition, some medical services at polyclinics will also be on a paid basis. The idea to introduce such a mechanism of payments was conditioned by the anti- corruption fight, strange though it may seem.
No criminal case has been instituted in relation to the situation around Araratcement Plant, Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan told journalists on Thursday.
My son should be brought to responsibility for his misdeed, Armenian Minister of Sport and Youth, world famous weightlifter Yuri Vardanyan told journalists on Feb 26.
Some 41,770 births (22,200 boys and 19,570 girls) were registered in Armenia in 2013 (1.7% less than in 2012), with the birth rate having dropped by 0.2% to 13.8 per mille.
He also petitioned for seizing the property and the accounts of the six defendants in the case and Ruben Hayrapetyan, the owner of the Harsnakar restaurant Avetyan was killed in in June 2012/
Armenia is an aging country and without a pension reform, it will not be able to pay pension to the future pensioners, Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said at the 3rd annual pension forum, Friday.
Most of the trees around the Opera House have long been replaced by cafes. And now the corrupt municipal authorities and their business friends are aiming at one of the last green spots left in the area, the We Are the Owners of Our City action group reports says Facebook.
French Ambassador to Armenia Henri Reynaud met with reporters, Thursday. According to the ambassador, France is on the 3rd position in the world in terms of the number of foreign students. Nearly 300,000 students from many countries study at France's universities and high schools. Ambassador Reynaud spotlighted France's first position in the EU by the number of Armenian students. In the educational year 2011-2012, there were nearly 1,000 Armenian students in France.
"People in Armenia care for every 5,000 drams. This amount covers their transport costs, for instance. Families need this 5000 AMD now and not in 20-30 years," Nshanyan said.
Road Police of Armenia has disseminated a statement wherein it urges the citizens to properly register their car purchase-and-sale deals to about fines for not having motor third-party liability insurance policies. This is how the Police responded to numerous complaints of citizens who are reluctant to pay fines for sold and even disposed cars.
Armenian Police Head Vladimir Gasparyan has charged the Road Police to help citizens in registration of sold or abandoned vehicles, the Police press-service told ArmInfo.
On 13 February Director General of ENA Yevgeniy Bibin and the head of the trade union organization, Artem Muradyan, initiated the meeting with the initiative group of the company which is against the law "On obligatory accumulative pension system".
On Wednesday evening the police detained correspondent of Chorrord Ishkhanutyun newspaper Ani Gevorgyan and operator of iLur.am Sargis Gevorgyan when they were making a video story about the activists urging people to join the action of protest, to be held on Mar 1 2014 in memory of the victims of the Mar 1 2008 events. In the police department the chief hit the woman in the face and seized and destroyed the video.
On 13 February the staff of the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) CJSC organized an action of protest against compulsory accumulative pension system. They claim that the ENA leadership should have waited the decision of the Constitutional Court on the constitutionality of the mandatory component before charging 5% pension contributions from their salaries. The employees are determined to fight till the end. Members of the public interest group "I'm Against!" also joined the protest.
Dozens of employees of Nairit Plant, which has been idle since April 2010, have made their way to the Armenian President's Palace to demand their salaries payable.
The free of charge medical service in polyclinics seems to fall into oblivion. As Armenia Deputy Health Minister Vahan Pogosyan said at today's press-conference, they are going to introduce the payment system for the laboratory and diagnostic examination in the polyclinics of Yerevan. An idea to charge for services is explained in a rather original way - fighting corruption.
On Monday the Opera's employees refused to go onstage in protest against the deductions made by their managers from their wages in compliance with the compulsory accumulate pension system imposed by the Government on Jan 1 2014.
In its Facebook page the movement reports that some 30 employees gathered near the Metro's central office to inform their managers that they are against the compulsory accumulate pension system and to demand that the managers give back the money they have retained from their wages this month.
Armenia's Constitutional Court has rejected the motion by ARFD MP Artsvik Minasyan against articles 8, 14, 37 and 38 of the law on accumulative pensions. By doing this the Court left unchanged its Jan 24 decision.
The South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC will intensify the explanatory work with its employees, the company's press service told ArmInfo. To note, on Feb 10, a group of employees of SCR CJSC joined the civil initiative "Im Am Against", which protests against introduction of the compulsory accumulative pension system in Armenia. The SCR employees held a picket in front of the administrative building of the company.
On February 10, the artists of the National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet after A. Spendiaryan boycotted Anush Opera to express their protest against the mandatory accumulative pension system introduced in Armenia. Members of the public interest group "I'm Against!" also joined the protest. Spectators were reluctant return their tickets and leave.
The former employees of Armavia Company have again addressed an open letter to the president of Armenia over arrears of wages. Armavia suspended flights 10 years ago.
Criminal lord Israyel Sargsyan (a.k.a. Iso), who was detained over murder of Artur Safaryan, the brother of the well-known kingpin Tevosik, was taken into custody on February 6, the press service of the Armenian Police reported.
In Armenia there are just 27,578 teacher vacancies and as many as 40,000 working teachers, Armenia's Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan says in Facebook.
"Refugees and International Law" Civil Society Network demands that the Armenian Government and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Office in Yerevan should ensure transparency of distribution of the $5,850 million provided to Armenia.
On 05 February the EU Delegation to Armenia and UNICEF in partnership with the Ministry of Labour and Social Issues and the Ministry of Territorial Administration presented the first year results of "Mitigating Social Consequences of Labor Migration and Maximizing Migrants' Involvement in Local Development" three-year project.
Cancer is not a death sentence. It can be treated and cured, when diagnosed early, Hayrapet Galstyan, Academician, Director of the National Oncology Center at the Health Ministry of Armenia, told reporters, Tuesday.