Category Archives: Urbanization

Armenia To Scrap 20% Car Tax After Eurasian Union Warning

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iting trade rules set by the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the Armenian government moved on Thursday to abolish a 20 percent tax levied from cars imported from Russia and other EEU member states.

The decision came two weeks after a senior official from the Russian-led bloc’s executive body, the Eurasian Economic Commission, publicly said that Armenia should have abolished value-added tax (VAT) for such cars when it formally joined the EEU in January 2015. Subsequent reports in the Armenian press said that Yerevan is reluctant to scrap the tax because that would lose it millions of dollars in annual state revenue.

Brazilian soldiers deployed to warn of risks

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More than 220,000 soldiers are being deployed across Brazil to warn people about the risks of the Zika virus.
Brazil is at the centre of an outbreak of the virus, which has been linked to a surge in babies being born with underdeveloped brains.

Global Business Challenge 2015, Australia

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The challenge for the 2015GBC is to design sustainable solutions to aid the achievement of global food security through the doubling of food production by 2040.

The Competition

Competing teams will face off over two rounds to progress to the finals to be held in Brisbane in 3rd-6th November 2015.

Global Business Challenge 2015, AustraliaAccording ARMACAD round 1 is a virtual round – open to teams of postgraduate students from both business and technical disciplines – where they with pitch their ‘conceptual business solution’ comprising a combination of new technologies and innovative business and financing models.

Six finalist teams will be selected to come to an intensive 2 day lock-in phase where they will be required to address a series of specific constraints reflecting real-world issues in order to make their solution a reality. Finalists will present to a judging panel of global CEOs and financiers. Finalist Teams will compete for a share of $AUD 125,000 in prize money.

For more information please visit Global Business Challenge 2015, Australia

Booking hotels in Armenia – it’s always easy and safe (infographic)

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January 2015 – 2 brand new hotel searching and comparing websites are launched in Armenia. Hotelium.am & Hyuranocner.com websites offer simply search and compare services for Armenian users. The hotel websites are connected with the global searching system which provides hotel searching service on hundreds of similiar services and shows the cheapest price via online booking.

Yerevan among top 5 cities on digital governance list

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For the sixth consecutive time since 2003, a global survey of city websites has identified Seoul, South Korea as the top-ranked city in the performance of municipal e-governance. This research study was conducted by the E-Governance Institute in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University-Newark.