Monthly Archives: October 2017

Foreign Investments in Armenia in the First Half of 2017 Exceed $1 Billion

Foreign investments in the Armenian economy surged by 36.6% in the first half of 2017 as opposed to the same the span of 2016 to over $1 billion, economic development and investments. Minister Suren Karayan, after announcing the figure on … Continue reading

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AGBU to Donate Medical Equipment to Military Hospital in Armenia

On October 9, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Armenia and the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Armenia signed an agreement to which AGBU will donate two ventilators for artificial respiration and a defibrillator monitor to the Medical … Continue reading

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AGBU Hye Geen’s 6th Pregnant Women’s Center Opened in Charentsavan, Armenia

AGBU Hye Geen Committee announced the 6th Pregnant Women’s Center opening in Charentsavan, Armenia. The center is already operating thanks to the tireless efforts of Silva Kardjian, Nairie Balian, Lena Hartounian, Nina Krakirian, and Vera Manoukian. These women are exemplary … Continue reading

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Sargsyan and Aliyev Agree to Intesify Negotiation Process and Reduce Tensions on Line of Contact

The President of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan and the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, held a summit on Monday, October 16 in Geneva, Switzerland, and discussed among other issues, to take measures to intensify the negotiation process and … Continue reading

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Armenia Endorses Under2 Coalition

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today, the State of California and Representatives from the Republic of Armenia endorse a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to combat the rising threat of climate change. Armenia has already signed the Paris agreement but took one … Continue reading

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New Documentary on Paramaz Premiered in Istanbul, Oct. 2

“Red,” a documentary, premiered in Istanbul on October 12, 2017, directed by Mr. Kadir Akin, about the life, views and struggles of a leader of the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party, Matteos “Paramaz” Sarkissian – who was executed in 1915 along … Continue reading

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Kirk Kerkorian Estate Gets Judge’s OK to Donate $500 Million to Charities

A judge granted a petition by the executor overseeing the estate of the late billionaire Kirk Kerkorian to distribute $500 million of its remaining $1.6 billion in assets to charities to be picked bu a three-member committee. Los Angeles Superior … Continue reading

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Actor Dean Cain Focuses on the Armenian Genocides in the Documentary “Architects of Denial”

Dean Cain rose to stardom in the 1990s by playing the ultimate superhero in the ABC series “Lois and Clark”: The New Adventures of Superman.” While he has maintained a steady career in the decades since by starring in an … Continue reading

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Armenia Startup Academy: New Opportunities for Startups

On October 16, the Armenian Startup Academy will be launched in Armenia, which aims to develop the Armenian start-up ecosystem by utilizing necessary knowledge an experience, and create and environment where global level technology start-ups will be born. It will … Continue reading

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Rep. Frank Pallone Stresses Artsakh’s Self-Determination After Visit

WASHINGTON, D.C — Representative Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) stressed Artsakh’s status as a full functioning state after visiting the nation on September 18th in conjunction with an exchange of U.S and Armenian MPs. The Congressman helicoptered to Artsakh with Rep. … Continue reading

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