15:42 | June 19, 2013
Addressing the parliament today regarding a draft bill on changes to the law on minimum monthly wages, ARF MP Artzvik Minasyan said that six months ago his party had proposed an initiative that would have led to a formula where any citizen would have been able to estimate their salary in the coming year.
23:55 | June 18, 2013
Ashot Sukiasyan, who only yesterday was slapped with a number of counts of fraud and money laundering, has emailed Hetq a copy of a letter he sent to Prosecutor General Aghvan Hovsepyan confessing that it was he who added the names of Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and Archbishop Navasard Kjoyan to a registry document of an off-shore company called Wlispera Holdings Limited.
15:32 | June 11, 2013
Davi Sargsyan quickly retorted that such allegations were falsehoods and that the prime minister had applied to the General Prosecutor’s Office, requesting that it investigate how his name appeared on the Cyprus registry document of a certain company.
12:48 | June 11, 2013
The $550 million project, of which a mere $20 million has been invested to date, is planned to house 600 students at a school the government claims would be operated to international standards.
12:50 | June 10, 2013
Earlier today, the RA National Assembly voted down a bill introduced by HAK MP Hrand Bagratyan seeking to regulate the operations of offshore companies in Armenia’s mining sector.
21:23 | June 9, 2013
When reporters followed the money, the path was clear -- a Moldovan ghost company was used to transfer funds stolen from the Russian tax authority to an international real estate company named Prevezon.
14:09 | June 8, 2013
In the Armenian town of Shorzha, on the far side of Lake Sevan, a company owned by the local mayor won a 29.240 million AMD work contract for a construction project in Shorzha itself.
14:14 | June 7, 2013
Irate vendors from the Hrazdan mall gathered today outside the Government Building in Yerevan to protest the fact that they have been forced to move from their former place of business and are banned from setting up shop elsewhere.
14:08 | June 4, 2013
The ARF faction in parliament today introduced a motion calling for the creation of ad-hoc committee that would look into the operations, loan obligations and privatization of the Nairit Rubber Plant in Yerevan
13:51 | May 31, 2013
In Minsk today, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko welcomed Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and an Armenian government delegation attending a scheduled meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government.
12:21 | May 30, 2013
In lieu of compensation for the widespread May 12 hailstorm damage to local farmers, the RA Ministry of Agriculture has allocated 87 million AMD worth of seeds to the Armavir Provincial Administration.
19:03 | May 29, 2013
Below is the email Hetq just received from Harout Berberyan, Press Secretary of Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, regarding today’s Hetq article entitled “Cyprus Troika: Who “Stripped” Businessman Paylak Hayrapetyan of His Assets?”
16:30 | May 29, 2013
The murky dealings of WLISPERA HOLDINGS LIMITED, an offshore company registered in Cyprus, reveals how elements of Armenia’s powerful state, church and business sectors have been able to operate in tandem in the pursuit of their own economic interests.
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