| 04.03.15 | 15:10
Amendments to the law on provisions for former presidents were past in the National Assembly Wednesday. Parliament passed, on first reading, changes that would give former presidents 70 percent of their salary, plus a furnished study for life.
| 04.03.15 | 10:11
Artists in Armenia again debate on whether the state needs to change its coat of arms and national anthem. Some claim the current national symbols are not consistent with the nation’s spirit and its rich historical past.
| 03.03.15 | 15:04
The investigation of the murder of the seven-member Avetisyan family in Gyumri remains a point of contention in Armenia’s “second city”.
| 03.03.15 | 14:53
The Yerevan Municipality has begun a tax on pets, by which pet owners must pay about $10 to register a pet. Since 2011, registration had been voluntary, but is now mandatory.
| 03.03.15 | 10:07
Representatives of Western-funded nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Armenia find alarming the statements heard from Russia that their presence in Armenia is undesirable.
| 02.03.15 | 15:23
According to a Gallup International poll conducted last November, nearly half of Armenians do not trust the Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP), Heritage nor the Armenian National Congress (ANC) parties.
| 26.02.15 | 15:21
The Armenian Government on Thursday ordered provisions for certain border communities, in wake of recent increases in tensions and hostile acts between Armenian and Azeri troops at the line of contact.
| 25.02.15 | 15:41
Armenian non-governmental organizations are not of the same opinion on the government attempt to determine a new order of legislative regulation of their activities. A group of organizations are convinced that the new bill about “Non-Governmental Organizations”, instead of improving the working environment of NGOs and providing more liberty for their activities, in fact limits their possibilities.
| 25.02.15 | 15:18
After several days’ of unrestthe employees of the Armenia’s chemical giant,Nairit, stopped the protests for a few days hoping that a new audit launched in the factory will resolve salary disputes.
| 24.02.15 | 15:34
Although an anti-corruption council is provisioned to be created in Armenia, the head of the organization fighting against corruption in the country is skeptical about this council being able to realize a serious mission.