Gayane Shagoyan, a senior research fellow at the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, has decided to resign as a member of the Board of Trustees of Shirak State University due to the government's stance on Amulsar.
The Armenian government has agreed to a Ukraine government proposal to open a Ukrainian consulate in Vanadzor.
Armenia’s State Revenue Committee (SRC) today confessed that it purchased 25,000 cash register machines at a price drastically above cost from the Chinese firm Pax Technologies.
Yerevan’s Administrative Court today partially ruled in favor of the Investigative Journalists NGO (Hetq) in a civil suit it filed against the State Revenue Committee dealing with the provision of government contracts to purchase sales receipt machin
Armenia’s Ministry of the Environment proposes to increase the amount of submerged forested acreage to be cleaned in Lake Sevan from 66.8 hectares to 98.
The Armenian government today decided to grant an AMD13 million custom’s tax waiver to Art Global, a company where Im Kayl (MyStep) Alliance MP Artashes Petrosyan served as deputy director from 2016-2019.
He says that tress have always been chopped down in the reserve, and that even workers at the gate have burned wood to keep warm in the winter.
The AMD 601 million contract signed on July 12 with A.A.B. Proyect LLC, obligates the company to repair the Vanadzor-Dilijan interstate highway no later than December 10.
"The adoption of the bill will be an additional safeguard to prevent and detect torture and other inhuman treatment," the police said in support of the measure.
Albert Parsamyan, a skilled potter with more than three decades of experience, received a proposal from an international organization to develop pottery production in Aragatzotn Province in 2014.
At today’s Investigative Journalists NGO versus the State Revenue Committee(SRC) trial session, Armenia’s Administrative Court examined secret government decisions regarding the procurement of sales receipt machines.
Armenian Ministry of Defense press spokesperson Artsrun Hovhannisyan told Hetq that the Armenian side responded to the fire.
In 2009, when he was Yerevan’s Arabkir District Head, Albert Yeritsyan leased the Arabkir Park to a company founded by his son.
Khachatryan stressed that in the current situation there is a need for the intervention of the Labor Inspectorate and other relevant government agencies.
Satellite images showing that some parts of Lake Sevan have turned green recently appeared in the social media, prompting some to raise concerns that the largest freshwater lake in the Caucasus is imperiled.
Babken Der-Grigorian, Armenia’s former Deputy Minister of the Diaspora, has been slapped with an administrative “warning” for not filing his 2018 personal asset disclosure on time.
Armenia’s Administrative Court today instructed the State Revenue Committee (SRC) to publicly disclose an alleged government decision qualifying information regarding the state procurement of a new series of sales receipt machines as a “state secret”
Armenia’s State Revenue Committee (SRC) has filed an appeal with the administrative court to refuse a request made by the Investigative Journalists NGO that details of a government purchase of cash register receipt machines be made public.
According to preliminary election results, Vahagn Gevorgyan will continue to serve as mayor of Abovyan, a town of some 35,000 located ten miles northeast of Yerevan.
The stale odor of urine and rotting cement still attacks the senses of those using the underpass located at the intersection of Grigor Lusavorich Street and Mashtots Avenue in downtown Yerevan.
Hasmik Soghomonyan and her husband Mikayel Torosyan, both painters, moved from Yerevan to Dilijan five years ago.
Emil Tarasyan, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian’s Chief of Staff, has proposed to rename the Presidential Palace, located on Yerevan’s Baghramyan Avenue, the “House of the Republic”.
Armenia’s Ministry of Transport, Communication and IT says it needs an additional AMD 7.4 billion (US$15.4 million) to repair state highways in the country.
Armenian Minister of Justice Artak Zeynalyan wants to earmark June 23 as Public Servants Day in Armenia.
Minister Hakob Arshakyan says the company needs a new facility and equipment to make better quality news more accessible to the public.
Traffic and road accidents killed 343 people in Armenia in 2018. 5,950 were injured.
Around 100 employees and owners of foreign exchange kiosks and pawn shops staged a noisy protest outside the Government Building in Yerevan today, demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
Seven months ago, 25-year-old Garik Paytyan and his wife Ester moved from Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, to the Norashen rural community in Tavush Province.
The 32-member Board will either approve or reject a vote of no confidence regarding Simonyan, who has served as YSU Rector since 2006.
They broke down the doors at 5 in the morning. My eldest daughter heard the commotion and rushed out to the hallway. She passed out from fear.
Responding to recent critiques regarding year-end bonuses received by members of his administration, Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan, in a January 26 Facebook post, promised to publish the names of officials who received year-end bonuses and their amount
The Jermuk Municipal Council today voted down a motion, filed by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development, to overturn a December 18 decision by the council to ban mining within the town and develop eco-tourism instead.
Shirak Governor Karen Sarukhanyan and Tavush Governor Vahe Ghalumyan were dismissed today from their posts so that they can take their seats as deputies in the new National Assembly.
“The aim here is much more important. It’s to raise the efficiency level of the government and state agencies. It’s the only aim and, in this regard, we have serious work ahead of us,” Pashinyan said.
Hayk Melkonyan grows non-traditional crops in Aragyugh, Kotayk province. An economist by profession, Hayk got involved in agriculture three years ago, when his son was born
The Armenian government has closed a trade school for juvenile offenders has been operating in the Abovyan Correctional Facility since 1997.
Anna’s Arpi Dried Fruit House produces dried apricots, peaches, plums, apples, pears and quince. This year, they are preparing a new type of sweet, which is a mixture of several fruits and honey.
Armenia’s government today appointed Davit Gevorgyan as Aragatzotn Provincial Governor and Hambardzum Matevosyan as Armavir Provincial Governor.
Hunan Poghosyan, the former First Deputy Police Chief of Armenia, has been appointed the Syunik Provincial Governor.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is expected to tender his resignation tomorrow in order to set the groundwork for snap parliamentary elections in the country.
The Armenian government today allocated AMD 25 million ($51,500) to obtain anti-retroviral drugs to treat HIV patients.
Residents of Azatamout, a community in Armenia’s Tavoush Province, staged a protest outside the cultural center this morning demanding the immediate resignation of Mayor Zhora Martirosyan.
The village’s 63 households, 280 residents in all, get their drinking water from the local river. It travels through a series of pipes leading to faucets in their houses.
The highest voter turnout was recorded in the Nork-Marash administrative district (47.01%).
Naira Zohrabyan, who heads the Prosperous Armenia Party’s (PAP) ticket in today’s race for Yerevan Municipal Council, was spotted earlier at a poolhall called the Billard Bar, in the Ajapnyak district of Yerevan, which serves as the party’s campaign office in this part of town.
The Armenian branch of the World Wildlife Funds (WWF) has donated three Mitsubishi V6 Pajeros to Armenia’s Environmental Protection and Mining Inspectorate, in order to increase the effectiveness of the agency’s monitoring capabilities.
A group of Yerevan State Institute of Theatre and Cinematography students today walked out of class to vent their anger over revelations of corruption at the school.
The roundtrip student buses were cut on September 1, the first day of school, in response to complaints lodged by Galaktika Trans Service, the private company that now plies the route between the town of Armavir and Yerevan with its minivans.
The Armenian government today approved the receipt of 65 emergency resuscitation vehicles and related equipment provided by China at no charge.