13:25 | September 21, 2017
19 disadvantaged families in Haykavan, a village in Armenia’s northwestern Shirak Province, are participating in a project to grow raspberries to supplement their meager incomes.
17:04 | September 19, 2017
Former employees of the Vanadzor-Kimprom chemical plant closed a section of Armenia’s M-6 Highway earlier today for thirty minutes to demand answers regarding when they will finally be paid four months in 2011 unpaid wages.
18:55 | September 16, 2017
The director says that when founding the pre-school, she wanted this one to be different from the Soviet- era kindergartens. For example, the children aren’t put to sleep at the pre-school, but, instead, they have time for rest. They eat in the cafeteria, and while they lunch, the rooms are ventilated.
17:40 | September 11, 2017
Architect Vigen Hakobyan says that Sevan should have become a major town over the years; a modern tourist center to service and welcome visitors. Hakobyan notes that, on the contrary, Sevan is gradually getting smaller.
17:19 | September 11, 2017
Even though thousands visit the lake every year, in summer and increasingly now in the winter as well, the 20,000 or so residents of the town have seen little of the tourist money trickle down to them.
17:17 | September 11, 2017
The town of Sevan remains one of the most depressed and unimproved in all of Armenia. Basic infrastructure is a remnant of the Soviet era. Even the tourist sector that drives the economy remains unchanged for the most part.
00:10 | September 11, 2017
If there’s ever a 5.5 magnitude earthquake in Armenia, numerous school buildings will partly or fully collapse, resulting in large numbers of casualties and material losses.
16:55 | September 8, 2017
School Principal Argam Tamrazyan says they also want to reach out to benefactors so that they can set- up a small greenhouse in the school yard. This way, he says, the pupils can have fresh vegetables to eat in the winter.
17:28 | September 5, 2017
However, in over fifty of the communities Hetq researched for the article, these rents paid by telephone operators don’t wind up in the community coffers but in the pockets of local mayors and those with “connections”.
16:05 | September 4, 2017
Basen is a village in Armenia’s Shirak province. It’s been entitled a “Green Village” since 2013, with the introduction of renewable energy and new agricultural technologies there. The village’s kindergarten, with an enrollment of sixty, has served as an experimental unit.
01:09 | September 2, 2017
This data doesn’t come from the Ministry of Education and Science, which says it has no exact teacher vacancy numbers, but from the country’s ten provincial administrations and various municipalities contacted by Hetq after the ministry failed to provide any numbers.
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