| 25.03.15 | 17:22
Residents of Yerevan and other major cities of Armenia are quite familiar with unpleasant situations caused by elevator accidents. However, a recent deadly elevator crash raised more questions about the safety norms applied.
| 24.03.15 | 14:43
Authorities in Armenia extended the spring school vacation for one more week after a drastic increase in cases of upper respiratory tract infections (URI) and flu last week, hoping that the curve of illnesses will go down.
| 23.03.15 | 10:58
As the two ancient South Caucasus nations known to have grown vines and made wine for millennia Armenians and Georgians have had as much ‘good-neighborly’ relations as competition in the ancient trade both during the Soviet period and after independence.
| 23.03.15 | 10:26
Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan on Saturday paid a visit to the construction site of the Armenian Center of Excellence in Oncology (ACEO) to get familiarized with progress in the work, according to the government’s official website.
| 20.03.15 | 12:27
From now on breastfeeding will be encouraged not only by mothers’ choice and public demand, but also officially: a law dealing with the regulation of breast-feeding and sales of baby food” came into force on March 1.
| 19.03.15 | 10:40
Human rights activists argue that the parole system in Armenia does not work and that there are no clearly defined standards for convicts to be granted provisional release. The number of convicts who benefit from this system is less than five percent, they say, calling on the Ministry of Justice to draft a new concept for reforming the system.
| 18.03.15 | 15:25
The process of introducing integrated social services in Armenia has completed the pilot stage and is now set for the application stage. The efforts are directed at facilitating Armenian citizens’ use of social services in the spheres of healthcare, education and others.
| 17.03.15 | 11:49
Karabakh water veteran, retired Colonel Volodya Avetisyan, who was sentenced to 6.5 years imprisonment for fraud last year, needs help, his friends say. That’s why members of a committee in defense of Volodya Avetisyan have organized a fundraising campaign to collect $2,000.
| 13.03.15 | 10:26
Ashot Bazinyan is one of the 270 persons who have benefited from a new government program launched this year to enable patients like him to undergo urgent invasive heart surgeries for free.
| 13.03.15 | 10:00
An article published in the New York Times this week cites the latest genomic analysis that proves Armenia’s date of birth claimed by an ancient Armenian historian.