Monthly Archives: August 2020

Economy

During the consultative meeting, which was chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Chairman of State Revenue Committee Eduard Hovhannisyan reported back his agency’s annual performance for 2019 as part of the Government’s Program of Activities for 2019-2023. To begin with, the SRC Chairman dwelt on the work done to assess and curb the tax shadow, …

Culture

ԵՌԱԳՈՅՆ. ‘The Promise’ film about the Armenian Genocide will be added to the Netflix library on August 8, reports the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The Promise is a 2016 American historical drama film directed by Terry George and starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon and Christian Bale, set in the final years of the …

World

PM sends message to representatives of Yezidi community in Armenia Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan addressed a message to Armenia’s Yezidi community on the sixth anniversary of the Sinjar Genocide. The Premier’s message reads, in part: “Dear Yezidi sisters and brothers, Today, we are commemorating the anniversary of the genocide committed by terrorist groups against the …

Other

In the Republic On August 3 from time to time in most regions short rain with thunderstorm is predicted, during the thunderstorm wind speed may reach up to 20-25 m/s. In separate places hail is also predicted. On August 4-8 no precipitation is predicted. North-west wind speed is 3-8 m/s. On August 3 the air …

Healthcare

Public Radio of Armenia. Beach resorts along France’s Atlantic coast, picturesque promenades on the Loire River, farmers markets in the Alps — they’re among scores of spots around France where everyone is now required to wear a mask outdoors, The Associated Press reports. The outdoor mask rules taking effect Monday are on top of a nationwide decree last …

Other

The police of RA intends to establish the emergency calls operative center, which will be similar in structure and functions to the Crisis Management National Center of the Rescue Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. On July 31, the Deputy Minister of Justice of RA Kristine Grigoryan and the Deputy Chief of Police, colonel …

Politics

CANBERRA: Australia’s former Federal Treasurer and former Ambassador to the United States of America, Joe Hockey and nine high-profile compatriots have joined the distinguished membership of the Australian Friends of Artsakh, helping mark the one-year anniversary of the network supporting the rights to self-determination of the Armenians of the Republic of Artsakh. The Australian Friends …

Healthcare

The Armenian Weekly. The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region assembled a panel of three experts to discuss the continuing COVID-19 pandemic during a live discussion on Facebook. he primary topics of discussion were how to navigate re-opening and becoming comfortable with the “new normal.” Dr. Kim Hekimian, assistant professor of nutrition at Columbia University, served …

Official

RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan Condoles Yezidi People “Today, together with Yezidi community of Armenia we commemorate the memory of their brothers and sisters who died in Sinjar six years ago. As a nation that has survived the genocide, we cannot remain indifferent, while witnessing the same crime committed against any other people,” the message …