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Irina Kamkhadze: We see no downward tendency of Visa growth rates in Armenian market

VTB Bank (Armenia) Visa cardholder becomes winner of Summer with VTB campaign and gets a vacation package to Malta for two persons

Delegation of IFC and EBRD visits Amulsar Gold Project site

Oppositionist: The case with ASALA veteran demonstrates state terrorism in Armenia

Armenia's Health Care Ministry organizes a training course to assess local doctors' readiness for Ebola

Naira Zohrabyan: There is no sector in Armenia where human rights are not breached

Speaker of the Armenian parliament agrees to the idea that there are numerous unsettled conceptual problems in the republic

Gabor Brodi: Armenia must not choose between European Union and its neighbors in the region

A delegation of South Caucasus Railway to attend 61st meeting of CIS Rail Transport Council in Baku

Georgian Ambassador: Armenia and Georgia are facing problems in their trade relations

ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank sums up CASHBACK QUEST results

Social Democratic (Hnchakyan) Party (SDHP) urges Armenia's leadership to inform the world community of Ankara's intention to seize Kessab

Heritage: Shant Haroutiunyan was convicted after Serzh Sargsyan's notorious speech at Columbia University in U.S.

Eduard Sharmazanov: Fairy-tales of the Turkish authorities about the Armenian genocide are simply funny

Between October 25-31 the 6th edition of ReAnimania to be held in Yerevan

Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan urges Armenian Parliament to define concept of political prisoner

Armenian National Congress to do its best to free Shant Harutyunyan and his friends

Expert: Armenia's path and prospects in Eurasian Economic Union are vague

MP: Armenia, which has a ruined agriculture, can offer nothing to Eurasian market

Orphan Rug showcase in Washington is connected with tension in Turkish-US relations, Turkish media report

Naira Zohrabyan: Verdict against Shant Harutyunyan demonstrates that Armenia's judicial system is not independent

Armen Martirosyan: Armenian authorities do not want Armenia to lag behind Azerbaijan by number of political prisoners

OSCE MG Co-Chairs discuss preparations for upcoming summit hosted by French President later this month in Paris

VivaCell-MTS is the General Partner of the International Microelectronics Olympiad of Armenia

Beeline awards winners of My Beeline Armenia contest

RA Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan hosted at VivaCell-MTS

Armenia presents books on Armenian Genocide at Frankfurt Book Fair

Leader of Tseghakron Party Shant Harutyunyan sentenced to 6 years in jail, his son given a 4-year suspended sentence

Habitat for Humanity Armenia with the support of INECOBANK repairs entrances of apartment house in Yerevan's Shengavit community

Tatul Manaseryan: Armenia must not cherish hopes that EEU membership will give it more investments

Raffi Hovannisian hopes the opposition's steps will be clarified on October 24

Alexander Iskandaryan: Peace and war are the two things Russia does not need in the South Caucasus

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

VTB Bank (Armenia) reopens three more renovated branches

Lydian International expected to launch gold recovery in Armenia in first half of 2017

Howard Stevenson: Amulsar Gold Project will change "bad reputation" of mining industry in Armenia

Yerevan: Baku's statements once again show Azerbaijan's dalliance with the upcoming Sargsyan - Aliyev meeting in Paris

Ambassador: Festival of Iranian film to be held in Yerevan

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Love for chess is in Armenians' blood

Heritage Party: Agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union is non-constitutional

INECOBANK and Rostelecom issue a joint credit card for Rostelecom subscribers

Artak Zakaryan: Armenia is ready to cooperate with the EU in all the fields possible

21/10 21:56 Delegation of IFC and EBRD visits Amulsar Gold Project site

Geoteam worked with experts from the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), who visited the Amulsar Gold Project area last week to perform their annual review of the project development, the Company says in a press release.

21/10/2014 13:28

A delegation of South Caucasus Railway to attend 61st meeting of CIS Rail Transport Council in Baku

A delegation of the South Caucasus Railway will attend the 61st meeting of the CIS Rail Transport Council to be held in Baku Oct 21-22. The press service of the company reports that their decision to attend the meeting has been approved by Armenia's transport and communication and foreign ministries.

18/10/2014 11:53

Tatul Manaseryan: Armenia must not cherish hopes that EEU membership will give it more investments

Armenia must not cherish hopes that its membership to the Eurasian Economic Union will give it more investments, economist, Head of Alternative Research Center Tatul Manaseryan said at a forum on the prospects of Armenia's membership to the EEU on Friday.

17/10/2014 16:43

Lydian International expected to launch gold recovery in Armenia in first half of 2017

Lydian International Limited plans to launch gold recovery from Amulsar Gold Deposit in the Southern Armenia in the first half of 2017, Lydian International Limited President and CEO Howard Stevenson said in a press briefing on 16 October.

17/10/2014 16:40

Howard Stevenson: Amulsar Gold Project will change "bad reputation" of mining industry in Armenia

With launch of the Amulsar Gold Project in Southern Armenia, Lydian International Limited will be able to change the 'bad reputation' of the mining industry in Armenia, Lydian International Limited President and CEO Howard Stevenson said in a press briefing in Yerevan on 16 October.

16/10/2014 16:56

Cronimet Mining Company plans $200 million investments in construction of tailings disposal facility in south of Armenia

Cronimet Mining Company plans $200 million investments in the construction of mine tailings disposal facility at the Zangezour copper and molybdenum combine (ZCMC) in the south of Armenia

15/10/2014 16:40

Survey: 56% of family business entities in Armenia are pessimistic about business environment prospects in the country

56% of the family business entities in Armenia are pessimistic about the business environment prospects in the country, according to the survey conducted by the Corporate Governance Center. The survey findings were presented on October 10 by Narine Melikyan, Director of the Corporate Governance Centre.

15/10/2014 16:32

Lydian International to launch development of Amulsar gold-bearing deposit in Armenia in early 2015

Development of the Amulsar gold-bearing deposit project will be launched at the beginning of 2015, Minister of Economy Karen Chshmarityan told reporters, Wednesday.

10/10/2014 18:50

"Mika cement" pays off its debts and resumes production

The "Mika cement" plant that has not been functioning since April of the current year, started production. It will produce 100 thsd tons of cement till the end of 2014, Director of the plant, Naira Martirosyan, told Arminfo correspondent.

09/10/2014 20:56

Ruben Vardanyan sees no reasons why Armenia should not consider Russia as a funding source

"I see no reasons why Armenia should not consider Russia as a funding source", Ruben Vardanyan, a well-known Russian businessman of Armenian origin, said to ArmInfo when commenting on some experts' opinion about possible impact of the anti-Russian sanctions on Armenia.

09/10/2014 20:49

Ruben Vardanyan: Consolidation is inevitable for Armenian banks

Consolidation will shortly become inevitable for Armenian banks, Russian businessman of Armenian origin, member of the Board of Directors of Ameriabank Ruben Vardanyan said on Thursday, when asked what an impact the anti-Russian sanctions will have on Armenian banks.

09/10/2014 18:42

Some local media outlets create problems for Air Armenia by disseminating misinformation

The company's statement says that the company faces no threat of bankruptcy, has no accumulated debts and has not lost any planes. Two planes of Air Armenia are currently being modernized in Holland. Aircraft maintenance is a compulsory and planned measure, which is taken in line with the aircraft lease agreement.

09/10/2014 18:23

Armenia's government makes temporary concessions to small and medium-sized business

Armenia's government has made temporary concessions to small and medium-sized business. Today the RA Government has decided to do changes in Turnover tax law: the law won't be empowered until February 2015.

09/10/2014 12:05

Victoria Silver Company seeks to recover 11 tons of gold in Lori region, Armenia

Victoria Silver LLC seeks to recover 11 tons of gold from Martsiget gold-polymetallic deposit located in Lori region, Armenia. Gagik Khojayan, Director of Victoria Silver LLC said at public hearings in Lori, EcoLur reports.

08/10/2014 21:42

Reasons of derailment in Shorzha-Vardenis section being found out

On October 7, 10 rail cars got off the rails in Gegharkunik province in Shorzha-Vardenis section. The train was carrying gold ore. No casualties have been reported.

08/10/2014 21:41

Artur Atoyan: Government pays no proper attention to fish farms of Armenia

The Government of Armenia pays no proper attention to the fish farms of the republic, Artur Atoyan, Head of the Armenian Union of Fish Breeders, said at a press conference on Wednesday.

08/10/2014 18:20

Air Armenia operates flights according to schedule

Air Armenia CJSC says it is operating all flight according to the flight schedule. It also operates freight services to destinations in Russia and European country.

07/10/2014 14:39

"VIM-Avia" to open new flight Yerevan-Moscow

"VIM-Avia" will open a new flight Yerevan-Moscow, Domodedovo airport, AVIA Shop. ru reported. The first flight on this route will be implemented on 17 October by Airbus A319.

07/10/2014 13:19

Prime Minister of Armenia charges postponing inventory requirements for small business till Feb 1 2015

Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan has charged postponing inventory requirements for small business till 1 Feb 2015, the Government's press- service told ArmInfo.

06/10/2014 17:18

Expert: Armenia needs investments but not transfers

To ensure economy development, today Armenia needs direct investments but not transfers, an expert of the European Business Association, Hovanes Igityan, said during today's discussions organized by "Civilitas" foundation in Yerevan.

06/10/2014 15:46

SME representative: Hovik Abrahamyan is ready to solve the problems caused by the new turnover tax law

Armenia's Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan is ready to support SMEs and to solve the problems caused by the amendments to the turnover tax law, President of the SME Union of Armenia Stepan Aslanyan said after a meeting with the Premier on Monday.

05/10/2014 11:29

MP from Prosperous Armenia Party: Armenian Government has set tax officials against SMEs again

By adopting the new Law on Turnover Tax, the Armenian Government has actually toughened the tax administration of small and medium enterprises again, MP from the Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) Faction Mikayel Melkumyan said at today's press conference. According to the law, the document control has become compulsory for these entities.

30/09/2014 17:06

Turkish Construction Company launches activity in Armenia

'Ozturkler Holding' becomes the first Turkish company to launch activity in Armenia. 'Ozturkler Holding' is engaged in housing construction.

30/09/2014 16:53

Air Armenia becomes regular air carrier from Novosibirsk to Yerevan

Air Armenia is appointed as regular air carrier from Novosibirsk-Yerevan, RBC reported. According to the source, S7 Airlines is the only company making passenger transportation Novosibirsk- Yerevan-Novosibirsk. The Foreign Ministry of Armenia confirmed the appointment of Air Armenia CJSC with an appropriate note.

29/09/2014 19:03

Opinion: SCR plays an important role in communications

The South Caucasus Railway plays an important role in the field of communications, Nikoghayos Ter-Karapetyan, the guide of the Railway Museum of Armenia, has told ArmInfo's correspondent during the Yerevan-Gyumri excursion.

28/09/2014 12:12

Yerevan Brandy Company completes grape procurement in Ararat Valley

The Aygavan (Ararat province) and Armavir (Armavir province) branches purchased 100% of the targeted volume, which makes up over 33 thsd grapes. All the funds for the grapes have been transferred to the personal accounts of the viticulturists, the YBC press release says. The Berd branch (Tavush province) is still receiving the grapes. The branch will keep purchasing grapes till October 3. Here the company is going to purchase over 4 thsd tons and to ensure the index announced earlier.

27/09/2014 15:04

Control Chamber of Armenia detects violations in gas supply to some unprivileged communities in Syunik region

Control Chamber of Armenia has detected a series of violations in gas supply to some unprivileged communities in the Syunik region. A local Chorrord Ishkhanutyun newspaper writes.

26/09/2014 18:58

South Caucasus Railway to take part in the European Heritage Days dedicated to the beginning of the World War I

The European Heritage Days have already formed tradition in Armenia celebrating every year all over the country, which coordination is undertaken by Ministry of Culture of RA and South Caucasus Railway. This year it will be held on 27-28 September with the theme "Looking back 100 years after" and all the events which will be organized are dedicated to World War I 100th anniversary.

24/09/2014 18:54

Bagrat Asatryan: Eurasian Economic Union is a political project

Eurasian Economic Union is a political project, the former chairman of Armenian Central Bank, Bagrat Asatryan, said at today's press-conference.

24/09/2014 12:34

Armenia to be able to produce 12-14 tons of Dore gold in 2016-2017

Armenia will be able to produce 12-14 tons of Dore gold in 2016-2017, Armenia's Economy Minister, Karen Chshmarityan, told journalists today. He also added that they will manage to gain such indices as a result of fulfillment of the programme on exploitation of Amuslar gold mine in the south of Armenia thanks to the investments of the "Lydian International" company. The minister said that they plan to attract significant funds in the mining industry, and Amuslar, that costs up to $500 million, is the biggest programme.

23/09/2014 12:20

Yerevan-Tbilisi-Yerevan train to resume service on 2 October

South Caucasus Railway CJSC train to resume service between Yerevan and Tbilisi on 2 October, the Company's press-service told ArmInfo. Tickets are available. The train will run on countable days at 9:30pm from Yerevan and will arrive back from on the uncountable days at 8:20pm. The travel time is 10 hours 20 minutes. In line with the SCR's tariff policy, the ticket prices were left unchanged comparing to last year: the cheapest ticket costs 8650 drams - for the upper in the open-plan carriage - and the most expensive one costs 18,190 drams - for a place in sleep carriages.