Turkey returns property of Christian communities, fearing to lose numerous lawsuits

September 6, 2011 - 20:28 AMT  06:11 GMT
Erdogan’s government is gradually drawing Turkey closer to the position of a regional leader. The recent proof of it is the cabinet decision on returning to Christian churches hundreds of pieces of property confiscated by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in 1936. With specific regard to the Armenian property, the assets to be returned make up only 1% of the property confiscated during the World War I.

Armenia tackles industry problems

August 27, 2011 - 13:26 AMT  06:11 GMT
Deriving lessons from the crisis, when the engine of Armenia’s economic growth – the construction industry – suffered worst losses, the Armenian government remembered that Armenia “was and will be an industrial country.”
Sevan beach season 2011

Sevan beach season 2011

June 16, 2011 - 17:35 AMT  06:11 GMT
Primarily, it was planned to open the beach season on June 15-16, regardless of the weather. However, it turned out that the season will open by July 1. Closure date is not known yet. Meanwhile, meteorologists promise habitual hot summer in Armenia, within the norms.
Political dialogue: in search of compromise

Political dialogue: in search of compromise

June 6, 2011 - 20:27 AMT  06:11 GMT
The opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC) openly announced the start of political dialogue with the authorities during the May 31 rally in Liberty Square. The ANC has already formed the delegation to negotiate with the country’s leadership, mentioning snap elections and the main issue on the agenda. The authorities, on the contrary, insist that they are planning to discuss social and economic problems but by no means any possibility of extraordinary elections.

Employers and job seekers: how to find each other

April 26, 2011 - 14:11 AMT  06:11 GMT
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.
Almost all museums in Yerevan lack funds and attention

Almost all museums in Yerevan lack funds and attention

March 3, 2011 - 17:11 AMT  06:11 GMT
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.