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ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK announces results of draw among Visa Student cardholders and student loan borrowers

INECOBANK receives first US$5mn tranche from EBRD to finance renewable energy and SME

Banks buy $1.7 million out of $4 million offered by Central Bank on 20 December

Beeline and Technology Development Center present App Armenia system and mobile application

Vigen Barseghyan appointed as Acting Director General of Areximbank-GPB Group

Vallex Group launches mining at Teghout copper-molybdenum deposit

Anelik Bank faces no problems with liquidity amid national dram hyper-devaluation due to financial support Credit Bank S.A.L.

On 20 December ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK to hold annual prize draw ahead of the New Year among Visa Student cardholders and raffled off tuition fees

Expert: In 2015 the situation over Nagorno-Karabakh will not be better than in 2014

Nagorno-Karabakh PM: Question whether there should be a customs point on Armenian-NKR border is no longer on agenda

Expert: AMD's depreciation will not prevent Armenian Government from fulfilling next year's budget

House of Representatives of Belarus ratifies agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union

Prosecutor insists on life and 22-year terms for Azeri raiders

Open Days at Yerevan Brandy Company

John Heffern says Armenia has not received invitation by Millennium Challenge Corporation this year

John Heffern: The USA wants to go on stimulating reconciliation of the Armenian and Turkish peoples

ARFD: The Turkish-Azerbaijani tandem has sharply activated at the world arena

John Heffern: Agreement on Vorotan Cascade of HPPs to be signed shortly

Kazakhstan Senate ratifies treaty on Armenia's accession to EEU

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price

Armenian PM: There will be no more shocks on financial market

Armenia's Central Bank tries to sell $4mln but nobody buys it

Beeline to complete digitization of the network in Metsavan, Norashen and Kuchak communities

European Union launches 15 new projects in Armenia

Inga Zarafyan: Mining industry has leading positions in terms of environmental damage

Hovik Abrahamyan familiarizes himself with prices at Armenian supermarkets

Rostelecom expands network of acceptance of payments through banks

Baby born with parasitic twin fetus in Armenia

Parliament of Kazakhstan ratifies treaty on Armenia's accession to EEU

Public transport drivers in Nor-Nork District in Yerevan block road to city center

Artur Javadyan: Armenia's Central Bank is not planning prescheduled revision of its refinancing rate

Armenia's CB: AMD's hyper-depreciation has been caused by panic and speculations

Small business in Armenia to be red-listed

EBRD supports Armenia's Shen Holding with US$ 9.3 million loan

Nikol Pashinyan: It is necessary to teach some MPs from the ruling party to differentiate between the Parliament and a horse stable

VTB Bank (Armenia) and MasterCard launch a joint bonus campaign for MasterCard holders

14 more Beeline offices to be equipped with e-queue systems

Cigaronne SPS enlarges its export geography

Armenia hosted the international The Hour of Code event for the first time

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20/12 18:32 ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK announces results of draw among Visa Student cardholders and student loan borrowers

ACBA-CREDIT AGRICOLE BANK has announced the results of the draw conducted among the Visa Student cardholders and student loan borrowers. The press service of the Bank has told ArmInfo that the draw winners among the student loan borrowers are Hovik Veranyan, Ruzanna Matevosyan, Robert Simonyan, Ani Hovhannisyan, Narek Margaryan, Lilit Mirzakhanyan, and the winners among the Visa Student cardholders are Hayk Sukiasyan, Juliana Vardanyan, Hasmik Hambaryan, Arusyak Ghukasyan, Arevik Badalyan, Aram Chobanyan. The prizes will be awarded to the cardholders, who submit before 31 Jan 2015 a certificate confirming their studies at a certain university.

Expert: In 2015 the situation over Nagorno-Karabakh will not be better than in 2014

In 2015 the situation over Nagorno-Karabakh will not be better than in 2014, Tom de Waal, a senior associate in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment, told ArmInfo on Saturday.

House of Representatives of Belarus ratifies agreement on Armenia's accession to Eurasian Economic Union

The House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus has ratified the agreement on Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union, reports BELTA.

Beeline and Technology Development Center present App Armenia system and mobile application

Beeline and Technology Development Center announced the launch of the App Armenia system - a platform for mobile applications and projects aimed at developing the Armenian-language mobile content, the company's press service told ArmInfo.

Vallex Group launches mining at Teghout copper-molybdenum deposit

On December 20, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan visited the Teghout copper- molybdenum deposit. The President attended the grand ceremony dedicated to completion of construction of an ore mining and dressing plant and the launch of the industrial process. In addition, the President familiarized himself with the results of the overhaul of the M-6-Teghout highway, which is 3.7 km long.

John Heffern says Armenia has not received invitation by Millennium Challenge Corporation this year

John Heffern, U.S. Ambassador who is ending his mandate to Armenia said in a farewell press conference on 19 December that Armenia has not received any invitation by the Millennium Challenge Corporation, as it lacked some criteria necessary to participate in the programs of the Corporation.

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price

Drivers of public mini-van go on being on strike because of raising fuel price.

INECOBANK receives first US$5mn tranche from EBRD to finance renewable energy and SME

On December 19, INECOBANK received the first US$5mn tranche under the US$10mn loan agreement with EBRD. The bank is expected to finance renewable energy sector and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). According to INECOBANK press-service, the first tranche will be on-lent to companies for implementation of energy-efficiency and renewable energy projects, as well as to privates in terms of consumer loans.

Banks buy $1.7 million out of $4 million offered by Central Bank on 20 December

In the inter-bank foreign exchange market of Armenia, $1.7mn out of $4mn offer of the Central Bank was in demand today on 20 December. The Central Bank of Armenia (CB) told ArmInfo, the average (indicative) rate totaled 446.76 AMD/1 USD, with the cutoff rate being 445AMD/1USD.

Nagorno-Karabakh PM: Question whether there should be a customs point on Armenian-NKR border is no longer on agenda

The question whether there should be a customs point on the Armenian-NKR border is no longer on agenda, Nagorno-Karabakh's Prime Minister Ara Harutyunyan said in an interview to Zhamanak newspaper.

Elmar Mammadyarov claims Sarsang Reservoir can trigger humanitarian, environmental and man-caused disasters

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov claims that the Sarsang Reservoir can trigger humanitarian, environmental and man-caused disasters. The minister made such statement when receiving a delegation led by Milisa Markovich, PACE rapporteur on "the deliberate deprivation of the residents of Azerbaijan's borderline areas of water."

Polish archaeologists make interesting discoveries in Armenia

Archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology, University of Warsaw discovered evidence of destruction and capture of the ancient city of Metsamor, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the vicinity of Yerevan.

14 more Beeline offices to be equipped with e-queue systems

Beeline announces the introduction of online queuing management systems in 14 more sales and service offices in Yerevan and regions.

Armenia hosted the international The Hour of Code event for the first time

At the initiative of Ayb School, on December 14, international The Hour of Code event was held at the school. This event was organized for the first time in Armenia, with the joint support from VivaCell-MTS, UITE and Microsoft.

Inga Zarafyan: Mining industry has leading positions in terms of environmental damage

Mining industry has leading positions in terms of environmental damage in Armenia, Inga Zarafyan, Head of EcoLur NGO, told ArmInfo.

Karine Danielyan points at environmental problems of 2014

The condition of Lake Sevan and the depressing subsurface water table in Ararat Valley are the key environmental problems for Armenia, Karine Danielyan, Head of the Association For Sustainable Human Development, said at a press conference on Wednesday.