A Polish Language Center will be opened at Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov on May 20, with the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Armenia, Zdzislaw Raczynski, and Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia Armen Ashotyan, conducting the ceremonial opening of the Center.
Vice Chairman of the opposition Heritage party, Armen Martirosyan blames the Armenian National Congress for diverting the opposition electorate.
On May 16, in Strasburg, the 123d session of committee of ministers of the Council of Europe took place.
YEREVAN, May 17. /ARKA/. A possible increase in the price of Russian natural gas shipped to Armenia across Georgia that will automatically trigger price hikes for other commodities will not result in a social revolt, according to Aleksander Iskandaryan, head of the Yerevan-based Caucasus Institute.
YEREVAN, May 17./ARKA/. U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern agrees with the International Monetary Fund that has urged Armenian government to step up reforms, particularly related to business environment improvement.
The prices of electricity in Armenia are also likely to rise soon because of the increased cost of natural gas imported from Russia, the state utilities regulator announced on Thursday.
Facing growing public discontent, the Armenian government pledged on Thursday to alleviate the impending sharp rise in the price of natural gas with major subsidies that will apply to all individual consumers.
An Armenian army conscript has been arrested after killing one fellow soldier and seriously wounding another in unclear circumstances.
Belarusian Telegraph Agency, Belarus May 15 2013 Armenian atomic scientists invited to Belarus for experience sharing 15.05.2013 09:49 YEREVAN, 15 May - Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko invited Armenian atomic scientists to Belarus for sharing experience in the use and safe operation of nuclear power plants as he visited the Armenian nuclear ... (more)
Australian politician visits Western Armenia 12:50 15.05.2013 Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council, Walt Secord, who is also the Deputy Co-Chair of the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Armenian Group, delivered a powerful speech in Parliament recounting his recent visit to Western Armenia, the Armenian National committee of Australia ... (more)
Anahit Bakhshyan: Raising of prices for food products in Armenia is conditioned by striving of oligarchs to return expenses at the past election The election in Armenia have been followed by a rise in prices, Anahit Bakhshyan, a Heritage party member, told journalists on today.
YEREVAN, May 16. / ARKA /. The Armenian government on Thursday decided to release three million drams to the ministry of economy which it must use to attract private investors, including foreign ones, for implementation of an Armenian-Chinese program to create a venture for the production of inulin.
Jeb Bush Honored as `Friend of Armenians' 13:20 - 15.05.13 As the son and brother to two US presidents, and a two-term governor of Florida, John Ellis `Jeb' Bush is one of the most influential figures in America today.
YEREVAN, May 16./ARKA/. Over dozens civilians are protesting Thursday in front of Yerevan's government residence against the hikes in the natural gas prices.
Russian band presents song about Armenia's Lake Sevan http://style.news.am/eng/news/4971/russian-band-presents-song-about-armenias-lake-sevan-video.html MAY 15, 12:33 The Russian musical band Sansara presented its song called `Sevan,' which has an Armenian sound and theme.
Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia May 15 2013 Air Arabia to make Armenia-UAE flights 15 May 2013 - 11:21am Air Arabia will plans to launch flights between Yerevan and the Sharjah Emirate, not far from Dubai, NEWS.am cites Grant Mirzoyan, head of the directorate for regulation of air traffic of the Main Directorate of Armenian Civil Aviation.
ADB helps repair the Sevan-Hrazdan Cascade Hydropower System in Armenia http://www.armradio.am/en/2013/05/15/adb-helps-repair-the-sevan-hrazdan-cascade-hydropower-system-in-armenia/ 18:15 15.05.2013 The Asian Development Bank is helping a private sector company in Armenia rehabilitate its hydropower plants to restore the country's renewable energy ... (more)