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YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The Armenian government kept encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after receiving at the weekend 100,000 doses of a vaccine donated by China. The shipment of the CoronaVac jab manufactured by the[...]

YEREVAN — Armenia launched an large-scale COVID-19 inoculation drive on Tuesday, April 13, following months of delay. According to Health Minister Anahit Avanesyan, the elderly, vulnerable and essential workers will receive priority as[...]

YEREVAN — I first met Shi Xingyu in 2019 at the Yeghishe Charents House-Museum in Yerevan, where she presented her paper, “Charents in Chinese,” at the “Charents and His Time” conference. In fluent Armenian Xingyu presented the[...]

YEREVAN / SHANGHAI — Film director, actor, researcher and writer Ruben Giney (Gasparyan) started making movies when he was 5. His first 8mm film was screened at the Moscow Children’s Film Festival. Before graduating from high school,[...]

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and Russian forces will take part in joint military exercises in southern Russia later this month along with troops from Armenia, Belarus, Iran, Myanmar, Pakistan and others, China’s defense ministry announced[...]

The strategic balance in the Caucasus is undergoing a rapid transformation. Russia is viewed by the West as a shrinking power and that is why NATO and the US have ensnared Georgia, moving it away from Russia’s grip. Turkey seems to be a[...]

YEREVAN (ARKA) —  China will finance the construction of a new “Smart Science City” in Armenia. An agreement to that end was signed on August 6 by the Academy of Technologies of China, the China Technical Development Company[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — China will donate 1,000 test kits for diagnosing the novel coronavirus to Armenia, Chinese Ambassador to Armenia Tian Erlong told Healthcare Minister Arsen Torosyan during a meeting on March 6. The Embassy of China[...]

HONG KONG  — The Armenian Community of Hong Kong and China this week released a touching video to show its support for China in its battle against the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (NCP). The video showcases Armenian community members,[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenians stranded in China appealed to Armenia’s government on Tuesday, February 4, to help evacuate them from the country coping with a new coronavirus that has killed more than 400 people. According to the Foreign[...]