Monthly Archives: November 2018

Agreement Signed to Build $250 Million New Unit for Yerevan Thermal Power Plant

An agreement has been signed to build a new gas-vapor cycle unit for Yerevan Thermal Power Plant, Garegin Baghramyan, Armenian acting energy infrastructures and natural resources minister said the previous week. In his words, the construction is estimated to cost … Continue reading

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PM Pashinyan Meets with SDHP Central Committee Delegation

Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received on November 6th, the Social Democratic Hunchakian Party (SDHP) central Committee delegation, headed by Chairman Hampik Sarafian. The meeting discussed issues related to Armenia-Diaspora relations, as well as the ongoing political transformations in Armenia. … Continue reading

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Democrat Mari Manoogian,26, Elected to Michigan State House

Mari Manoogian, 26, a former U.S State Department worker, won the Michigan State House District 40 seat, currently held by Republicans. Birmingham resident and Democrat Mari Manoogian defeated Republican David Wolkinson in the November 6th elections. Manoogian received 30,223 votes … Continue reading

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Ambassador Arma Kirakossian Introduces Key Points of Armenia’s Position on NK Conflict to OSCE

Ambassador Arman Kirakossian, Head of Permanent Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the OSCE, delivered remarks at the 1200th session of the OSCE Perment Council in response to the annual report of the OSCE Minks Group Co-Chairs. In his … Continue reading

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Tanzanian Businessman to Invest $11.5 Million in Crocodile Farm in Armenia’s Ararat Province

A Crocodile farm that will be set up in the Dashtavan community of the Armenian province of Ararat will serve also as a recreation area, the provincial governor Garik Sargsyan said. In his words, the farm will also treat crocodile … Continue reading

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Majority of Armenian Caucus Members Re-elected in Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C — In the House of Representatives, the Members of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian issues had a strong showing with the overwhelming majority (over 92 percent) of those seeking re-election winning in the 2018 midterm elections, including Co-Chairs … Continue reading

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Ararat Home of Los Angeles More Than Doubles the Size of its Mission Hills Campus

MISSION HILLS, CA — The Board of Trustees of the Ararat Home of Los Angeles (the Home) purchased of almost 13 acres of land just west of its Mission Hills Campus. The property was purchased from the Ararat Home’s two … Continue reading

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Per Capita GDP in Armenia to Grow to $4,604 by the End of 2019, Finance Minister Says

Gross Domestic Product in Armenia will grow per capita to $4,604 by the end of 2019, Atom Jajughazyan, acting finance minister, said while presenting the 2019 draft government budget to the parliamentary committees. In his words, the per capita GDP … Continue reading

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Legendary Armenian Weightlifter Yuri Vardanyan Passes Away in U.S

Five-time champion of Europe, seven-time champion of the world, Olympic Games winner, renowned Armenia weightlifter Yuri Vardayan has passed away aged 62 in the U.S. Yuri Vardanyan beat 5 records at a time at three occasions in his career, including … Continue reading

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