Armenia and world:

Obama pleased neither Armenians, nor Turkey, which was to be expected

The Armenian Genocide issue is closed for the U.S. administration in 2011 as, even without it, the country has too many problems to deal with: domestic policy, Iran, Afghanistan, and all this against the background of the pre-election campaign.

April 26, 2011
The annual statement issued by the U.S. President on April 24 once again exemplified that it’s difficult, and almost impossible, to please everyone. The Armenian community attaching too much importance to whether Obama will pronounce the word “genocide” proved “swindled”, although the president described the tragedy of 1915 exactly with the words used by Armenians themselves – “Metz Yeghern”.

Last warning from Levon Ter-Petrossian

The leader of the Armenian National Congress faces a serious dilemma: either to escalate the conflict with the authorities or get satisfied with fulfillment of some of his demands.

April 26, 2011
The recent rallies of the Armenian National Congress (ANC) aroused a large number of questions. Abrupt change of the ANC strategy and its leader’s statements about the necessity of a dialogue with the authorities caused hot debates among politicians, experts and ordinary people, the main question being whether Levon Ter-Petrossian clinched a deal with the authorities or his conduct is just a tactical move.
IT & Telecom:

Employers and job seekers: how to find each other

Arpine Grigoryan։ each job seeker should understand why to apply for this “x” job in this “x” company but not for “y” job in “y” company.

April 26, 2011
The number of Armenian websites which post job announcements is growing each year. But are they flexible and useful for both employer and employee? PanARMENIAN.Net reporter tried to find the answer to this question.

Armenia finished 5th with 13 medals at European Weightlifting Championships

Review of April 14-21 sports events.

April 23, 2011
Weighlifting: Armenia finished 5th with 13 medals at the European Weightlifting Championships held in Kazan.

Armenia, Russia deepening economic ties

Currently, there are 1400 enterprises with Russian capital operating in Armenia with US$3 billion investment portfolio, which tends to increase.

April 23, 2011
This week Yerevan hosted the first-ever interregional Armenian-Russian forum which brought together officials from Armenian provinces and Russian administrative centers.

Nowruz: Armenian youth more tolerant on Iranians inflow than older people

Both generations speak out against settlement of Iranians in Armenia.

March 21, 2011
On March 21-28 the tourist inflow in Armenia will reach a record high, with over 20.000 Iranian tourists to arrive in Armenia for Nowruz (Muslim New Year) celebrations.

Almost all museums in Yerevan lack funds and attention

Local residents almost ceased going to museums, with exception for schoolchildren and students.

March 3, 2011
Almost all museums in Yerevan lack funds and attention
There are over 30 museums in Yerevan, most of them being under guardianship of the Armenian Ministry of Culture and National Academy of Sciences and almost all of them lacking funds and attention. Low salaries force employees quit.