ArmInfo.Converse Bank intends to completely abandon the usage of plastic in the near future, becoming the first financial institution in Armenia to undertake such an initiative. Recently this initiative has been launched in the Bank Headquarters and Customer Service Office, where plastic cups were replaced by paper cups, and waste sorting has also been introduced. Waste is recycled after use.
ArmInfo. Beeline completed the 5th incubation cycle of Startup Incubator. According to the company's official statement, within the framework of Demo Day, 4 start up residents - ForgeFiction, Eventor, SendSMS and Garoon Tech presented their innovative ideas and business projects to investors, representatives of the startup ecosystem and other guests.
ArmInfo. On the fact of the abuses connected with the name of the former head of the Football Federation of Armenia Ruben Hayrapetyan, the criminal case was instituted according to several articles of the RA Criminal Code.
ArmInfo.Head of the "Legal Education and Control" NGO Arpine Hovhannisyan made an appeal to President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian in connection with the amendments to the law "On the Constitutional Court".
ArmInfo.In the presidential election in Artsakh, the <Ramkavar Azatakan> party will support the candidacy of Masis Mayilyan. This is stated in a statement distributed by the party.
ArmInfo. The population of Nagorno-Karabakh has never consisted of "two communities", the Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh have always been an absolute majority. On December 13 during a briefing in Yerevan, official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Anna Naghdalyan announced, answering the question about the recent increase in various statements about the participation of the so-called Azerbaijani community of Karabakh in the negotiations.
ArmInfo. On one of the central streets of Yerevan, the "Walking Man" sculpture by the famous sculptor Arto Chakmakchyan will be installed. The corresponding decision was adopted on December 16 at an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Elders of Yerevan.
ArmInfo.In 2021, a major cultural exhibition "Armenia and the Bible" will be held in Washington. The Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia Arayik Harutyunyan announced this on his Facebook page.
ArmInfo. The newly elected Patriarch of the Diocese of Constantinople of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Bishop Sahak Mashalyan criticized the resolution of the US Senate on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide. In an interview with the Turkish Sabah newspaper, he called the resolution "an immoral step."
ArmInfo. Ankara is ready to recognize the genocide of the Native Americans in response to the decision of the US Senate on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide. According to the Haberturk publication, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said this.
ArmInfo.A married couple from the Armenian village of Gandzakar died of carbon monoxide. According to the press service of the Police, on December 15 at about 9:35 p.m. an alarm was received from the district hospital about the death of a person who was poisoned by carbon monoxide.
ArmInfo.Yerevan Municipality initiates an unprecedented process for sorting garbage. Mayor of Yerevan Hayk Marutyan stated this on December 16 at an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Elders.
ArmInfo. For the first time in the past few years, commercial stocks of whitefish reduced in Sevan. According to the director of the Institute of Hydroecology and Ichthyology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Bardukh Gabrielyan, at a press conference on December 13, this year the commercial stocks of whitefish amounted to about 660 tons, while a year earlier - 740 tons.
ArmInfo. Tailing dumps in Akhtala and Mets Ayrum can be dangerous for ecosystems and local residents. Executive director of the Czech "Arnika" Chemical Safety Organization Jindrich Petrlik announced this on December 6 in Yerevan.