18:15 | March 6, 2018
Researching Karapetyan’s “Clean Armenia” project directive, designed to make Armenia more attractive for foreign investment, we received a call from Iranian-Armenian businessman Edvin Khodawerdi.
13:36 | February 28, 2018
As a New Year’s gift, Armenia’s Ministry of Justice handed out parcels of salami and ham to staffer produced by a company owned by the father of Garush Davtyan, who heads the ministry’s Agency of the Public Register of Legal Entities.
17:28 | January 16, 2018
Hetq visited 70 households in multi-apartment buildings located in eleven of Yerevan’s twelve administrative districts, to find out the ratio of utility bills to monthly winter income.
01:05 | February 5, 2016
Ester believes that what happened to her is part of her volunteer service since her motivation in calling the police was just one way of facilitating positive change in the society.
19:37 | November 25, 2015
Armenia’s Ministry of Finance informed Hetq that as part of its cooperation with the EU, Armenia receives financing, at special terms, by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBDR).
12:09 | November 24, 2015
Gayaneh Margaryan, a former director of the Byureghavan Boarding School, has been arrested and charged with using torture against children under her care and for financial misconduct during her term in office.
17:35 | June 26, 2015
Ani Yeghikyan, who participated in the electricity rate hike protest yesterday in Yerevan, has told Hetq that she was followed home by a man in plainclothes and that she recognized her pursuer.
00:06 | February 17, 2015
Today, little Hasmik is taking an array of drugs and treatments to reverse the effects of the anesthetic overload that causes lapses in memory, mood swings, and less than full mobility of her left side.
23:44 | January 31, 2015
Medical institutions providing such restroom facilities to their patients are not only incapable preventing the spread communicable diseases but may also be actively spreading them.
16:46 | January 23, 2015
“Don’t portray us as down and out, a family to be pitied.” She added that the family needed no assistance from otters and that having a place to call home was their only challenge.
15:35 | August 6, 2014
When asked about the view held by some that Russian peacekeeping troops should be deployed along the line of contact, Ohanyan responded, “We can take care of all the problems we now face by ourselves. There is no need today for the deployment of peacekeepers.”
20:18 | August 3, 2014
According to residents of Armenia’s Tavoush border villages that Hetq was able to speak to today by telephone, the situation in the villages of Aygepar, Chinari, Berkaber, Paravakar and Voskepar is relatively calm.
15:28 | June 16, 2014
Holding signs reading “We demand an impartial trial” and “Police inaction grows regarding instances of sexual violence, the crowd of local and foreign citizens directed their ire at the presidential office across the street.
18:57 | June 2, 2014
"The secret to the priest's garden bearing many fruits is simply in cultivating well. The trees need to be trimmed, treated, maintained, and nourished. If you do all that correctly, you can get good results. I don't even have one tree in the garden that doesn't bear fruit," he says proudly.
19:07 | May 20, 2014
The hearing in the case of Sargis Hakobyan, accused of assaulting his wife, continued Tuesday at the Gegharkunik District Court of First Instance. Prosecutor Lazaryan made a motion to attach to the case and be admitted as evidence Sargis Hakobyan and his wife Hasmik Khachatryan's daughter Varsik Hakobyan's testimony that her mother never hit her.
17:35 | May 7, 2014
Following Wednesday's court hearing of a man accused of assaulting his wife, former leader of the Progressive Socialist Party Robert Aharonyan and others attacked a Hetq journalist and NGO representatives who are supporting the defendant's wife.
18:56 | May 6, 2014
The sound of machines once again fills the halls of a former silk factory in Stepanakert, which ceased operations following the Karabakh War. Garment and textile production was restored in the factory named "Karmetakskombinat".
18:26 | March 31, 2014
A Hetq source close to the work of the awards committee, who wishes to remain anonymous, told us that Orange Armenia Marketing Director Aram Mkrtchyan approached the jury members and instructed them to overlook Yenokyan’s book in their deliberations. This incident is supposed to have taken place after the online votes had been tallied.
18:26 | March 28, 2014
For the past nine months a company called Gharabagh Carpet has been operating in the space in an attempt to restore the art of rug weaving in the country using design patterns that have been preserved in photos from the past.
00:28 | December 19, 2013
The development of technology is not subject to any spatial or time constraints. Every new computer and telephone gadget or improvement that comes along can be found in almost any electronics store in a matter of days.
13:23 | October 7, 2013
Soydemir is one of the founders of the youth movement in Haytay. The movement is not only engaged in civil society development and raising youth issues in his home town of Haytay but throughout Turkey.
22:05 | August 29, 2013
Walk down Hyusisayin Avenue (Northern Boulevard) In Yerevan any balmy evening and you’ll invariable see Gevorg strumming tunes on his guitar to the accompaniment of an amplifier laying down a back-beat.
18:46 | March 4, 2013
Three year-old Nelly has withstood the needles and bitter medicines of doctors for the past twenty days. Nelly has been diagnosed with acute leukemia. She’ll receive her first round of chemotherapy tomorrow.
20:30 | February 19, 2013
At today’s press conference in Freedom Square, Raffi Hovannisian gave the authorities in power until tomorrow at 5pm to confess to the numerous election violations they committed and to apologize to the voters of Armenia.
15:16 | February 7, 2013
A 40-ish man was picking through the refuse, sorting out pieces of metal and copper wire. He was sticking them in the fire to burn off the plastic bits. The copper would be sold to keep his family going for yet another day.
14:45 | February 7, 2013
Five years ago residents of 127 and 131 Teryan Street signed a contract with Region Invest. The company promised residents that if they vacated their homes they would be provided new apartments in a building to be constructed at the site. The company said the new building would be complete within two years.
11:16 | November 15, 2012
Artash says the police know everyone who is working illegally. It’s just a matter of not getting into trouble or making trouble. If you do, the authorities will let you go about your business.
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12:45 | October 24, 2012
Every day, 13 year-old Mamoukan must convince himself that he loves his boss more than his own father. Tough socio-economic conditions have even started to impact the emotions and views of adolescent citizens of Armenia.
11:56 | October 3, 2012
I don’t feel such diversity. It’s probably because I’ve lived here for so many years. Such great diversity doesn’t exists here. There aren’t even sub-cultures anymore. It’s all been erased. There is only one culture - the Turkish culture.
10:09 | September 5, 2012
Silva Bingaz, born to an Armenian family in the Malatya region of Turkey, is a well-known photographer in Istanbul. When talking to her, I got the distinct impression that she doesn’t place much importance on the nationality of a person and that she’s grown tired of all the talk regarding Armenian-Turkish relations.
16:19 | June 6, 2012
Yesterday, the Armenian Apostolic Church Diocese of Kotayk issued a press statement that construction of a restaurant adjacent to the Kecharis Monastery had been halted and that the eatery was in the process of being dismantled.
18:39 | August 11, 2011
A fancy restaurant is now being built practically on the doorstep of the Kecharis Monastery in Tzaghkadzor and it would appear that the Armenian Church is not opposed to the eatery.
11:35 | July 19, 2011
"I want to explore new places, to see new cities and countries. But my parents won't even let me visit my sister in Alaverdi on my own. They insist that someone escorts me. I want to travel on my own, to be free."
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15:28 | June 25, 2010
The Golden Apricot Film Festival boasts a rich non-competition program this year and will host a number of famous people from the world of cinema. The Festival will open with Henri Verneuil’s film, Mayrig (Mother). Three films by Verneuil will be screened ...
14:18 | June 9, 2010
Citing ethical considerations, Samvel Zakaryan , President of the Union of Drug Manufacturers and Importers in Armenia, refused to mention the names of drugs he says are currently produced in Armenia. At a press conference today, Mr. Zakaryan said, "I adhere ...
16:06 | February 8, 2010
There are foreign citizens living among us who work in our country and perform their official obligations. Generally, it is their official activities which are the center of attention. But they also have their personal life and live with their personal feelings. ...
14:02 | January 15, 2010
Tigran Karapetyan, head of the Armenian People’s Party, declared at a press conference today that he didn’t expect anything to come out of the next face-to face meeting between Armenian President Sargsyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev scheduled ...
17:06 | December 21, 2009
A blog is a collection of personal reflections on internet space under a variety of names called WordPress, LiveJournal, Blogspot, etc. If we look at it from an agricultural viewpoint, WordPress is a large ...
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16:30 | August 10, 2009
Ani Hovhannisyan I am from a country in need of peace. I was born in 1989, when the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan broke out. The town of Sisian in southern Armenia, where I was born, lay 90 kilometers from the battlefield. My parents tell me that I ...
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