| 03.02.10 | 16:13
The number of marriages in Armenia has been on the rise in recent years as compared to the situation in the 1990s, said the head of the Department of Census and Demography of Armenia’s National Statistical Service at a press conference on Wednesday.
| 02.02.10 | 16:34
A loan program designed to help young couples get affordable housing is met with skepticism among those who fear that interest rates are too high, and that it will lead to graft on part of administrators of the loans.
| 01.02.10 | 17:32
The very first day (February 1) when kindergartens in Yerevan and elsewhere in the country reopened after a two-month vacation (because of seasonal flu) some of them stated they would work till 5:00 p. m, an hour less than they did before closure.
| 01.02.10 | 17:25
The Scottish poet Robert Burns (“My love is like a red, red rose . . . “) never made it to Armenia during his life (1759-1796), but his memory is raised here every year when Scots and pretend-Scots gather for “Burns Night”.
| 26.01.10 | 17:29
Netting all kinds of fish in Lake Sevan will be banned in the next 3-4 years in a bid to preserve species and maintain the ecology of the lake, said Vladimir Movsisyan, head of the president-affiliated commission on Lake Sevan problems, at a press conference Tuesday.
Dried rosehip pods, large and small, randomly fill a bowl. When hot water is added, the pods immediately become red, reviving the color with which they dot countless hillsides growing wild in the Caucasus summer.
| 21.01.10 | 17:40
The activity of Aarhus Environmental Center in Gyumri has been temporarily terminated, and according to its director, the reason is that the center found itself at odds with the city municipality.
| 21.01.10 | 16:11
The occupations of an engineer and a medical nurse are the least demanded on Armenia’s labor market, while builders and service sector workers are in most demand, according to the data of the State Employment Service that its director Sona Harutyunyan reported Thursday.
| 20.01.10 | 16:25
Recently rumors have been spread among public and mass media that kindergartens are being kept closed because Yerevan Municipality has decided to save money by not heating them. Only 56 out of 162 kindergartens in Yerevan have central heating systems; the rest are warmed with electric heaters.
| 20.01.10 | 13:09
After struggling for more than two years the parents of a deceased soldier have managed to get the court to reject the theory of their son’s deadly electrocution through two officers’ negligence and send the case back to the military prosecutor’s office. They continue to suspect premeditated murder and a high-level cover-up and hope additional inquiry will shed more light on the case.