FPWC and VivaCell-MTS initiated a tree-planting in a treeless area of the Zoo

Orange will give its new and existing voice monthly subscription customers the possibility to use high speed and unlimited internet for 1000AMD

Transparency International Identifying Armenian Judicial System Vulnerability to Corruption Risks

Beeline participates in an annual job fair

OSCE Minsk Group U.S. Co-Chair Hoping the Participation of Armenian Athletes in the Upcoming Baku2015 European Games Can Help Build Confidence and Trust For NK Peace

ARFD disclaims rumors about its new ministerial portfolios

European Commissioner: Ankara's Response to the European Countries' Recognition of the Armenian Genocide Complicating Turkey's Accession to the EU

Vardan Ayvazyan: Gas tariff for domestic consumers will hardly decrease

European Parliament Party Urging UN Countries to Recognize Nagorno Karabakh

Armen Rustamyan: From now on, Armenian Genocide is an issue on international agenda

Two local tobacco producers face administrative proceedings for creating obstacles to their competitive rivals on market

Catholicosate of Cilicia Leaders and Lawyers Outline Lawsuit Seeking Turkey's Return of Historic Christian Site

Carrefour Giving Explanations to SCPEC on Sugar Prices

Expert: Bundestag postpones voting on Genocide resolution, as US president avoids using "genocide" term

Tigran Jrbashyan: I think all this is a trial that will make the country embark on “rehabilitation procedures”

Քաղաքագետ. Էրդողանի Թուրքիան Հայոց ցեղասպանությունը չի ճանաչի

Alec Yenikomshian: Founding Parliament's strategy experiences retreat

Political expert: Erdogan's Turkey not to recognize Armenian Genocide

Russian management of Rostelecom visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial

President of Artsakh concerned over sale of Russian and Israeli weapons to Azerbaijan

New Technology Education Fund Armenia organizing IT Expedition Auto Rally Across Europe

Opposition ANC members pleased with Armenian Genocide Centennial events and think it's time to tackle domestic problems

MP: Armenians of Syria face the threat of annihilation again

Future of Armenia's light industry: big hopes on UNIDO

Yevgeny Satanovsky: Turkey uses Islamic State to destroy Kurds

ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK plants trees in Akunq village of Armenia


Armen Rustamyan: From now on, Armenian Genocide is an issue on international agenda

Tigran Jrbashyan: I think all this is a trial that will make the country embark on “rehabilitation procedures”

Yevgeny Satanovsky: Turkey uses Islamic State to destroy Kurds

Eduard Sharmazanov: We have presented our agenda to the world and the progressive humanity has acclaimed it

Gayane Novikova: The South Caucasus states are trapped by the Ukrainian crisis

Ashot Manucharyan: Russia Does Not Need Parliamentary Armenia

Samvel Farmanyan: Turkey will recognize Armenian Genocide and will do it under pressure of its own public

Yana Amelina: "Weapon strategy" of Moscow will stop only after world geopolitical balance is restored

Vardan Voskanyan: Iran assumes functions of "a gendarme" to remove chaos in Middle East

“Angels” and “Demons” of Film Director Hovhannes Galstyan

Andrey Areshev: Karabakh-related humanitarian initiatives from Russia could be useful

Sevak Sarukhanyan: Concerns about possible emergence of ISIS in Azerbaijan focus Tehran's attention on Baku

Alexander Zinker: Israel has never before been so close to recognition of Armenian Genocide

Andrey Yepifantsev: Russia and Armenia have what to keep silence about

Promise to convict Permyakov at 102nd Russian military base in Armenia is already a big gesture of Russia

Ruben Safrastyan: Turkey fears consequences of Armenian Genocide denial

Serious trends of geopolitical changes in South Caucasus lead to clashes and redrawing of borders

Armenian Men are Also Eager to Look Young

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

Georgian political expert: Putin has put his mind on implementing Primakov Doctrine

30/04 11:50 Two local tobacco producers face administrative proceedings for creating obstacles to their competitive rivals on market

The State Committee for Protection of the Economic Competition has initiated administrative proceedings against two local tobacco producers: Grand Tobacco and International Masis Tabak companies on April 30.

30/04/2015 11:37

Carrefour Giving Explanations to SCPEC on Sugar Prices

While presenting the 2015 annual programme by State Committee For Protection Of Economic Competition at National Assembly, a number of issues considered by SCPEC were raised.

29/04/2015 13:30

Future of Armenia's light industry: big hopes on UNIDO

Eight garment manufacturers in Armenia have united and created a new Armenian fashion brand "5900 BC" as part of the UNIDO project "Upgrading export- oriented industries, focused on modernization of textile and garment production." The project looks to help modernize the industry and increase access to foreign markets. The list of the companies comprises: Tosp, Melante, Agnessa, Firma Lida, Kanaker garment manufacturing factory, Karavaj, Nanman, and Arsfine.

22/04/2015 15:47

Group tours from China to Armenia to be considerably facilitated

The group tours from China to Armenia will be considerably facilitated. The Government of Armenia took the relevant decision on April 22.

17/04/2015 08:43

Russian Polymetal International plc to Re-Activate Lichqvaz-Tey Mine

Polymetal International plc company is the leading gold and silver mining group, operating in Russia and Kazakhstan. Polymetal purchased a 25% stake in the company owning Lichkvaz exploration licence in Armenia (including part of intracompany loan). The consideration comprises 429,260 shares equal to US$3.5 million and agreed an earn-in program to take its ownership to 50%, the company press-office reports. This is the company?s first asset in Armenia, its resource estimation is 19 tons of gold.

15/04/2015 17:54

Yerevan Brandy Company recreates legendary brandy "Armenia"

Yerevan Brandy Factory (YBC) introduced the legendary brandy "Armenia" this April. A presentation and tasting ceremony was held in the area of the YBC on April 14. Recreated on the recipe of master-blender Margar Sedrakyan, "Armenia" brandy is one of the Master's flagship blends.

14/04/2015 12:09

MASS MEDIA: Power tariff in Armenia may rise again

Electric power tariff may rise in Armenia after the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) CJSC applies to the energy watchdog for revision of the tariff in mid-May. A Yerevan-based Haykakan Zhamanak Daily writes the company will suggest increasing the tariff for the population from 42 drams to 48 drams per kWh for daytime and 38 drams per kWh for nighttime.

11/04/2015 15:05

UKZHD Launching Its Own Tour Services in Armenia and Georgia

"South Caucasus Railway" (UKZHD) is to enter the Armenian and Georgian tourist markets. The CJSC is to present innovation products - tours with the use of railway transport. In Tour Expo 2015 was launched today at Yerevan Expo Center where UKZHD presented its new service under a pavilion on the order of a railcar - the highlight of the new service.

08/04/2015 20:06

Armenia's Minister of Economy Believes International Organizations' Forecasts on Country's GDP to be Understated

Armenia's Minister of Economy believes international organizations' forecasts on country's GDP to be understated. In response to parliament members' questions, the minister said that international organizations' forecasts on Armenia's economic growth have usually been lower than it is in reality. According to him, 2014 was not exclusion and he believes that 2015 will not be exclusion, either.

08/04/2015 18:36

Beeline and Yerevan Productions Supporting painting of walls of Gyumri buildings

Beeline press-office reports that Beeline jointly with website which is the media platform of Yerevan Production summed up Gyumri 2.0 program. Within the project, walls of 4 buildings in Gyumri were painted with images symbolizing the city's revival. "Beeline continues social programs aimed at development of marzes especially focusing on settlements which need our attention. I am sure these colorful images became a pleasant surprise not only for the buildings included in the program but all other Gyumri residents.

08/04/2015 17:24

Armenian Prime Minister promises economic growth in H2 2015

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has promised the media that the country will see economic growth in H2 2015. The promise was the response to today's criticism of the second president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan regarding the economic situation in the country and the growing debts of the republic amid the socio-economic crisis.

07/04/2015 23:51

Interim Parliamentary Commission's data about losses in gas supply system do not coincide with Gazprom Armenia CJSC's data

The Interim Parliamentary Commission's data about the losses in the gas supply system do not coincide with Gazprom Armenia CJSC's data. At today's session of the Parliament, Vardan Ayvazyan, Chairman of the Commission, MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said that Gazprom Armenia has a problem of losses. He said that the losses constitute 5.37%, including 3.15% in the gas transmission system and 2.22% in the distribution system. Moreover, these losses are included in the current tariff.

07/04/2015 23:43

Timur Suleymanov: Financial harmonization in EEU countries to meet international standards and best international practice

The financial harmonization in the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will meet international standards and the best international practice, Timur Suleymanov, Minister of Economy and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission, said in Yerevan on April 3. He added that this is stipulated in the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union.

07/04/2015 17:41

SCR's planned investments for 2015 to total about 6.5 bln AMD, Viktor Rebets says

In Q1 2015, the economic downturn and the slowdown in the partners' activities affected the cargo traffic of the South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC, Viktor Rebets, SCR CEO, says in an interview with Golos Armenii.

03/04/2015 15:48

Starting from July 1st there will be changes in the top management of Yerevan Brandy Company

Taking into account the decision of Artak Barseghyan, Managing Director of Yerevan Brandy Company to pursue new career opportunities outside the Pernod Ricard Group, the top management structure of YBC will be as follows:

03/04/2015 12:31

"South Caucasus Railway" CJSC Has Implemented All Its 2014 Financial Year Tasks

"South Caucasus Railway" CJSC has implemented all its tasks for the 2014 financial year. "UKZHD" press-office reports to ArmInfo that PriceWaterhouseCoopers company's fiscal audit results speak for "UKZHD"'s success.

01/04/2015 01:21

Son of Armenia's second president intends to purchase BEST WESTERN Congress Hotel in Yerevan

One of the companies owned by Sedrak Kocharyan, the son of the second president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan, seeks to purchase the Congress Hotel in Yerevan. Robert Kocharyan's Spokesman Viktor Soghomonyan has confirmed this information to ArmInfo. Soghomonyan says that the parties concerned are currently negotiating to conclude a deal. The Spokesman has refused to tell any other details.

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31/03/2015 18:10

In response to the questions addressed to Geoteam

During the last 8 years Geoteam CJSC has held 11 public hearings and more than 170 meetings with the communities. Taking into consideration the fact that the Amulsar mine is not being operated yet, the number of such community meetings is unprecedented. During these 8 years representatives of the affected communities have been provided with the details of the Project, issues have been discussed and responses given to any question raised. We have achieved an atomosphere of mutual trust and continuous open communication with the communities.

26/03/2015 16:19

SCR offers preferential fares for electric trains in April

"South Caucasus Railway" CJSC has announced privileges for the passengers traveling by electric train in April. Thus, schoolchildren and students participating in the Armenian Genocide Centennial events will travel to Yerevan and back free of charge.

25/03/2015 14:04

Official: "ENA" CJSC quits discrimination against consumers

Yerevan, March 25. ArmInfo. Alexander Avanesov. "Electric Networks of Armenia" (ENA) CJSC has quitted discrimination against the consumers, Artak Shaboyan, Chairman of the Armenian State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition, said at today's session of the Parliament when replying to MP Khachatur Kokobelyan's question.

25/03/2015 12:08

South Caucasus Railway: Efficiency of investments in railway infrastructure of Armenia evident

South Caucasus Railway (SCR) CJSC (subsidiary of Russian Railways) is a public company and the high attention of the state administrative bodies to it is natural, Viktor Rebets, SCR CEO, told ArmInfo when commenting the Monday statement by the anti- monopoly watchdog of Armenia Artak Shaboyan who suggested a survey in the SCR's investments.

19/03/2015 18:49

Inter RAO representative: Rumors about sale of "ENA" CJSC have always been circulating

Rumors about the sale of Electric Networks of Armenia have always been circulating, Nikolay Gorelov, Spokesman for Inter RAO, has told ArmInfo when commenting on the Armenian media reports about Samvel Karapetyan's intention to buy "Electric Networks of Armenia" CJSC. To note, the owner of Tashir Group, Samvel Karapetyan is a large Russian businessman of Armenian origin.

19/03/2015 15:06

Sources: Inter RAO UES OJSC Board Chairman and President of Armenia to discuss restructuring of Electric Networks of Armenia Company's debt

Boris Kovalchuk Chairman of Inter RAO UES OJSC Board will visit Armenia shortly. According to ArmInfo's sources in Moscow, Kovalchuk will have a meeting with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan to discuss restructuring of the debts of the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) CJSC to set the company for sale.

13/03/2015 17:28

Online Subscription is reality: Rostelecom accepts subscription applications online

Rostelecom Company has announced an online subscription opportunity. From now on, everyone can fill an application online and get subscribed for the Company's services. The Company's specialists verify the applicant's data through a phone call and connect him to the network within ten days after application. Online subscription saves time and funds. There is no longer need to visit Rostelecom's sales and service points to get connected to any of its services or tariff packages.

13/03/2015 17:27

Beeline launches "Connected+" new roaming service

Beeline press-office reported to ArmInfo that Beeline launches "Connected+" new roaming service available for "ArmenTel" CJSC mobile prepaid and postpaid subscribers. The new service will operate in Beeline network in the territory of Russian Federation, Georgia, Ukraine, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Beeline, Kyivstar and Wind operators.

13/03/2015 12:47

VivaCell-MTS: Winners of "Best Love Confession" contest get their prizes

From January 30 till February 4 the VivaCell-MTS Facebook official page hosted the "Best Love Confession" contest organized on the occasion of the St Sargis Day. The press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo that the participants had to leave a comment with a beautiful love confession beneath the contest announcement. According to the rules of the contest the authors of the confessions that would gather the most number of "likes" would be the winners.

13/03/2015 12:39

Newspaper: Russia to reduce gas price for Armenia

The Armenian authorities and the management of Gazprom (Russia) have come to an agreement to reduce the gas price on the Armenian border from 189 to 165 USD, Zhamanak (Time) newspaper says, citing its own sources close to the Armenian Government.

13/03/2015 12:25

Beeline and Child Development Foundation sum up "Let's Study Together" program results

Beeline Armenia and Child Development Foundation have summed up "Let's Study Together" program. The program aims to contribute to the development of social skills and creative mind of children with special needs aged 16-25 and to their social integration. Around 20 children attended a specialized center twice a week. They had a special teacher and a psychologist to explore the preferences and capabilities that will help them feel more confident in the society in the future. The program also worked with the parents of these young people. The parents received recommendations and information on how to use the capabilities of the young people.

13/03/2015 11:37

5th ArmNet launched in Yerevan

"Mobile applications and software have changed our world. Today it is almost impossible to imagine an Internet user without his smartphone connected to the Internet. It is especially worth noting that our web and mobile application developers create competitive products, thus boosting development of the sector.

11/03/2015 18:45

New "Incognito" Service Allows Beeline Subscribers to Hide their Numbers on Selective Basis

Beeline Armenia has launched the service "Incognito" that allows Beeline customers to electively hide their numbers while making an outgoing call. The new service is available to all subscribers of the prepaid and postpaid systems. Beeline press-office reports to ArmInfo that the service can be activated by dialing 0674171, through *170# USSD-command or by "170" text SMS sent to 0647. To hide the number #31* should be dialed before the number of the called customer.

11/03/2015 10:22

Rostelecom keeps investing in development of Armenia's education system

On March 3, the Co-Founder of IDeA charitable foundation, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ruben Vardanyan delivered to Sergey Kalugin, President of Rostelecom, a thank you certificate for technological support of UWC Dilijan College (Dilijan, Armenia) - the first college of the UWC educational network in the post-Soviet space, the press office of Rostelecom reports.