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Denmark: Government Pays For Panama Papers Data

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Denmark’s tax authority paid roughly US$ 900,000 to an anonymous source for data on its citizens from the Panama Papers leak, local media reported on Thursday.

Foreign Relations Committee Prez - Economic Development Will Solve Other Sector Problems

Hetq.am10 hours ago

While admitting that Armenia’s new government has yet to be finalized, Artak Zakaryan, President of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Relations, boasted that it has specified the problems facing the country...

The Organic Agriculture Support Initiative launches 18 Grant Projects and announces a new support programme for Small Farmers

Hetq.am12 hours ago

On 29 September 2016 the Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) presented the 18 successful applicants which were granted with funding and announced additional support to Armenian small farmers and farmer groups.

Armenian Agricultural Minister Calls for "Business Approaches" in Villages

Hetq.am1 day ago

Newly appointed Armenian Minister of Agriculture Ignaty Arakelyan told reporters today that he is drafting a strategic program whereby the government would be facilitating ways to help villagers engaged in farming.

Evicted Yerevan Residents and Disgruntled Workers Demonstrate: Temporarily Block Nalbandian Street

Hetq.am1 day ago

Disgruntled former workers at Yerevan’s Nairit chemical plant demonstrated outside the Government Building in the Armenian capital today demanding that the Soviet-era complex be reopened.

Arsinée Khanjian to Diaspora: Sign Up to Become Observers in April 2017 Parliamentary Elections in Armenia

Hetq.am1 day ago

The following is an open letter penned by ArsinéeKhanjian, urging Armenians worldwide to “re- examining the nature of the Armenian Diaspora’s engagement with its homeland.”

Company Fined $21,000 for Illegal Business Activity in Yerevan's Tashir Street Shopping Center

Hetq.am1 day ago

Armenia’s State Revenue Committee has fined Vernisaj 1 Ltd, a commercial retail developer, 10 million AMD (US$21,100) for leasing retail space in Yerevan’s underground Tashir Street Shopping Center and then subletting the space...

Panama Papers: European Parliament Launches Inquiry

Hetq.am2 days ago

The European Parliament launched a detailed inquiry into the Panama Papers leak of confidential documents on Tuesday, in an effort to close offhsore loopholes that have allowed the rich and powerful to hide billions in secret.

Paghaghbyur: An Armenian Village Slowly Fading on the Georgian Border

Hetq.am2 days ago

“My brother visited and said that there were houses for the taking. There were five of us sisters-in-law. We said we would buy some animals to raise,” Heriknaz says, adding that she really liked the village.

14 Armenian MPs Sign Petition to Lift Ghukasyan's Pre-trial Detention

Hetq.am2 days ago

14 Armenian MPs have signed a petition calling for the lifting of pre-trial detention imposed on Andreas Ghukasyan, a member of the Votki Hayastan (Rise Up Armenia) civic group now facing charges of inciting public disorder...

Pre-Trial Detention Lifted for Two Who "Assisted" Sasna Dzrer Armed Group

Hetq.am2 days ago

A Yerevan prosecutor today lifted pre-trial detention against two individuals charged with aiding and abetting the armed Sasna Dzrer group that seized a police building in July.

Artsakh Foreign Minister, Visiting Belgium, Seeks Greater Ties with EU

Hetq.am2 days ago

On September 27, during his ongoing working visit to Belgium, Artsakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Karen Mirzoyan met with Eleni Theocharous, President of the European Parliament’s EU-Armenia Friendship Group.

Armenian President Reappoints Ministers

Hetq.am3 days ago

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan today reappointed Artem Asatryan as Minister of Labor and Social Affairs; Armen Yeristyan as Minister of Emergency Situations; Arpineh Hovhannisyan as Minister of Justice; Davit Lokyan as...

Armenia - New Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs

Hetq.am3 days ago

Rostomyan was appointed president of Armenia’s Basketball federation in 2006 and served as secretary general of the National Olympic Committee from 2010-2012

Armenia Gets New Minister of Culture

Hetq.am3 days ago

Amiryan has a background in TV. He was appointed executive director of Armenian Public TV in 2010 and has served as a member of the board since 2015.