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Armenian wine to launch champagne production

Armenian wine to launch champagne production 12:39, 29 November, 2014 ASHTARAK, NOVEMBER 29, ARMENPRESS. Armenian wine factory expands its activity and soon will introduce two kinds of Armenian champagne as well. The factory’s production manager assures that gentle taste and fresh smell will be the particular characteristics of their champagne. Among other things he underscored: […]

Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You

Armenia’s Publishing Industry, Coming to a Book Fair Near You Read more by Guest Contributor April 25, 2014 After 500 years of publishing, Armenian writers and publishers are coming out of the shadows, and presenting a unified face at world book fairs. By Charle Malas After 500 years of printing and over 1,000 years of […]

Vano Haritunians achieves AIA Fellowship

EU grants Armenia access to its Agencies and Programmes

EU grants Armenia access to its Agencies and Programmes

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 11 December 2013 EU grants Armenia access to its Agencies and Programmes   Today, the 11 December, the European Parliament gave its consent to the participation of the Republic of Armenia in EU Agencies and Programmes, adopting the report drafted by MEP Tomasz Poreba on this issue, which represents the first tangible […]

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty A relatively unexplored paradise, Armenia is blessed with three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country is a tourist’s delight because of its wide array of wines, number of festivals, and pre-historic Christian monuments, taking one back in time and its beautiful landscape. TravelBiz Monitor takes a closer […]

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success   English.news.cn   2013-11-07 21:47:45 BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — Nune Militonyan clearly remembers the November day 16 years ago when she flew thousands of miles to China from Armenia to be with her husband Deng Zhonggang. Filled with hope, she arrived at Deng’s home in Zhanjia village, Yaxi […]

Rima Kazumyan: one of the designers behind Emporio Armani

Rima Kazumyan: one of the designers behind Emporio Armani

News.am NEWS & STYLE From the electronic pages of NEWS & STYLE of today. Here you are guys, another young successful Armenian lady. Praiseworthy! By Marina Adulyan Few people know that one of the designers behind Emporio Armani men’s collections is a girl with Armenian roots. Rima Kazumyan is a senior designer of the world-famous […]

Project Armenia: The awakening of a new democracy

Project Armenia: The awakening of a new democracy

“When Russia sneezes, Armenia catches cold”. This was an Armenian proverb often used to refer to the dominance of first the Russian empire and then the USSR over the small Caucasian republic during the previous two centuries, and how Russian incompetence and warring would damage its hapless neighbour. Ironically, today, it is the opposite. It […]

European Airlines To Increase Flights To Armenia

European Airlines To Increase Flights To Armenia

At least three European airlines have agreed to increase the frequency of their regular flights to Armenia following the bankruptcy of the Armavia national carrier, the country’s main international airport announced on Wednesday. Armavia terminated its flights to more than 40 destinations in Europe, the former Soviet Union and the Middle East as it filed […]

Սփյուռքահայ ներդրողը դատի կտա Հայաստանի Հանրապետությանը

Սփյուռքահայ ներդրողը դատի կտա Հայաստանի Հանրապետությանը

Սփյուռքահայ ներդրող Էդմոնդ Խուդյանը ՀՀ-ում ԱՄՆ դեսպանին ուղղված դիմումում նշել էր, որ պատրաստվում է դատի տալ Հայաստանի Հանրապետությանը: Էդմոնդ Խուդյանը, ով խոշոր ներդրումներ է իրականացրել Հայաստանում, նշում է, որ մեծ ցավով է դիմում այդ քայլին, բայց ստիպված է, քանի որ ՀՀ օրենքներով իր նախկին հայաստանցի «գործընկերներին» պատասխանատվության ենթարկել հնարավոր չէ. վերջիններս վայելում են հովանավորչություն Հայաստանի […]

Armenia records solid improvement in Diong Business: WB

Armenia records solid improvement in Diong Business: WB

WASHINGTON D.C., OCTOBER 23, ARMENPRESS: Armenia (rank in Doing Business 2013: 32) strengthened investor protections by introducing a requirement for shareholder approval of related-party transactions, requiring greater disclosure of such transactions in the annual report, and making it easier to sue directors when such transactions are prejudicial. In addition, it made getting electricity easier by […]

ARMENIA’S BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT NOT GOOD FOR FOREIGN INVESTORS

Investment policies should be very important for Armenia, according to Nikolyay Baghdasaryan and Lernik Hovhannisyan, the director and a lawyer of the Armlegal school of attorneys. At a news conference on Tuesday, Baghdasaryan said that the Armenia’s investment environment is not attractive for big businessmen. “I personally have served ten big investment companies, and later […]

Spanish Firm Starts Armenian Highway Upgrades

Spanish Firm Starts Armenian Highway Upgrades

A Spanish construction company launched on Thursday the first phase of a multimillion-dollar government project to upgrade Armenia’s main highways stretching more than 550 kilometers to neighboring Georgia and Iran. The Madrid-based group Isolux Corsan inaugurated the start of work on a 53-kilometer highway connecting Yerevan to the southern town of Ararat in the presence […]

Մեկնարկեց Հյուսիս – Հարավ ավտոմայրուղու շինարարությունը

Մեկնարկեց Հյուսիս – Հարավ ավտոմայրուղու շինարարությունը

Բետոնյա ծածկույթով արագընթաց մայրուղին, որը կձգվի Հայաստանի եւ Իրանի սահմանից` Մեղրիից մինչեւ Հայաստանի եւ Վրաստանի սահմանային Բավրա անցակետը, կունենա 556 կմ երկարություն: Ըստ 2009 թվականին Հայաստանի Հանրապետության եւ Ասիական զարգացման բանկի միջեւ կնքված շրջանակային ֆինանսավորման համաձայնագրի, ծրագրի իրականացման համար անհրաժեշտ 962 մլն դոլարից 500 միլիոնը տրամադրելու է Ասիական զարգացմանը բանկը: «Հյուսիս – Հարավ ճանապարհային միջանցքի […]

An old established Armenian business in Istanbul

An old established Armenian business in Istanbul

One of the oldest established Armenian businesses in Istanbul, BerKac has survived the political and economic turmoil in Turkey, yet it has remained steadfast serving its community that it was established for. Like many family run businesses, it has undergone the traditional business transition of handing over from father to child, or in this case […]

Trade secrets of oldest family firm in US

  Nearly 400 years ago, in 1623, Avedis Zildjian founded a cymbal-manufacturing company in Istanbul. Now run by 14th generation family member Craigie Zildjian, along with her sister Debbie, the company has outlasted empires, survived a move overseas to the US, and thrived during the economic turmoil of the Great Depression and two World Wars. […]

Armenian wine and brandy market prospects

After mining products, alcohol (brandy for the most part) stably occupies second place in the structure of Armenian exports. However, after the 2008 economic crisis the volume of alcohol exports dropped considerably, although 2011-2012 saw a tendency towards expansion of this sector of production and export. However, due to global market trends, several sectors of […]

Chip executives’ conference is off to Armenia

LONDON – The International Electronics Forum is off to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia for its 21 st annual meeting. The meeting of C-level executives is set to take place at Yerevan Marriott Hotel from Oct. 3 to 5, 2012. The forum is organized by Future Horizons Ltd. (Sevenoaks, England) and covers the electronics value […]

First chance to buy brandy that Stalin served Churchill

First chance to buy brandy that Stalin served Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill’s favourite Armenian brandy — said to have played a key role in the shaping of postwar Europe — has gone on sale in Britain for the first time. The prime minister developed a taste for the ArArAt brandy when it was served by Stalin at the Yalta conference in February 1945. After […]

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