ArmInfo.Ardshinbank has been distinguished as the Bank of the Year in the country for 2023 by The Banker, a renowned international financial publication under the Financial Times Group. In a comprehensive evaluation, financial organizations were rigorously assessed across various performance criteria, including growth, profitability, operational efficiency, asset quality, liquidity, and reliability, among others.
ArmInfo.Chess and Jazz format for the first time introduced in Armenia.
ArmInfo. Hayk Sargsyan, a member of the National Assembly of Armenia from the ruling Civil Contract faction, has developed a bill allowing evaders of military service aged 27 to 37 to avoid criminal prosecution by serving in the army or by transferring money to the state budget. The Standing Commttee on Defense and Security of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia issued a positive conclusion on the amendments submitted by the MP to the law "On military service and the status of military personnel".
ArmInfo. Azerbaijan has not yet responded to the sixth proposal on peace treaty , previously submitted by Armenia. Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Mnatsakan Safaryan told journalists in parliament on December 4.
ArmInfo. On December 4, 2024, CHW released its sixth Monitoring Report, its first since the expulsion of over 100,000 Armenians from Nagorno-Karabakh in September 2023. The report details impacts to cultural heritage in the region, documenting the devastating toll that new construction in Shusha/Shushi is causing to Armenian sites and the significant vulnerability of historic Armenian cemeteries in the region. In all, the report documents damage to 4 sites and new threats to 3 more.
ArmInfo. The Azerbaijani authorities intend to "Albanize" another Armenian religious site - this time the Armenian Church of Surb Harutyun in occupied Hadrut.
ArmInfo. During the 42nd session of the UNESCO General Assembly in Paris from November 7 to 22, a decision was made to include the 100-year anniversaries of the births of Charles Aznavour and Sergei Parajanov in UNESCO's 2024 -2025 Jubilee of Famous People and Important Events.
ArmInfo. The Hover State Chamber Choir of Armenia will perform in Warsaw on November 23 as part of the Eufonie International Music Festival.
ArmInfo.Sixty U.S. Senators and Representatives, led by Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), called on congressional leaders to send security assistance to Armenia and provide additional refugee relief aid for Artsakh genocide survivors as part of the national security supplemental funding bill, set to be reviewed as early as next week, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
ArmInfo. Armenian Security Council Sec Armen Grigoryan and Ms Laura Cooper, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, Eurasia, discussed defense cooperation.
ArmInfo. Armenian actor and film director Suren Babayan has died aged 73.
ArmInfo. Science and Business Days 2023 scientific conference began its activities in the hall of the Gabriel Sundukyan National Academic Theater of Yerevan. The event was first held in 2022 on the initiative of Minister of Economy of Armenia Vahan Kerobyan, where the special guest was Nobel Prize winner - American molecular biologist and neuroscientist of Armenian origin Ardem Patapoutian.
ArmInfo.The National Agrarian University of Armenia (NAUA) has opened a laboratory for prototyping and biotechnological development B-On, unique in its format, which is open for collaboration with biotechnological scientists, research groups, startups, and graduate students wishing to commercialize their scientific results.
ArmInfo. In 2024, work will continue to clean up the areas adjacent to Lake Sevan. RA Minister of Environment Hakob Simidyan stated on November 2 during parliamentary discussions on the draft state budget of Armenia.