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MANILA, PHILIPPINES (15 September 2020) — Economies across developing Asia will contract this year for the first time in nearly six decades but recovery will resume next year, as the region starts to emerge from the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank …

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Today the Government discussed a mid-term report on capital expenditure programs implemented in 2020 through state budget funding, loans and grant facilities. The Prime Minister was briefed on the programs implemented by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, Ministry of Healthcare, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports and the Yerevan Town Hall. The …

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“The criminal law, civil law and human rights implications of the development and introduction of autonomous vehicles must be regulated in accordance with Council of Europe standards,” said the Legal Affairs Committee, meeting by videoconference. The report by Ziya Altunyaldiz (Turkey, NR), adopted by the committee, states that the circulation of semi-autonomous or autonomous vehicles …

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Public Radio of Armenia. The regular flights to and from the Republic of Armenia have reopened, the Civil Aviation Committee informs. At the same time, the Committee notes that it’s up to airlines to make decisions regarding the resumption of flights, frequencies and directions. The conditions and restrictions on the entry of passengers leaving Armenia for …

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EU NEIGHBOURS . The ‘EU4Energy Governance’ project is running a campaign to increase knowledge and understanding of the project’s work and raise awareness about the benefits of energy reforms in the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine). As part of the campaign, the project uses the hashtag #EnergyReforms4Citizens on …

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MassisPost. After yearlong negotiations with Moscow, the Armenian authorities appear to have agreed to drop criminal proceedings against Armenia’s national railway network managed by the Russia Railways (RZD) giant. RZD runs the network called South Caucasus Railway (SCR) in line with a 30-year management contract signed with the former Armenian government in 2008. The deal committed …