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Georgian Authorities to Present Plan for Justice Restoration in February

By February, the government will present a plan  for restoration of justice and compensation for the citizens affected by the previous authorities. The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili said at the  press conference summing up results of the year. “You know that one of the main pre-election promises was …

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Head of Government: A New Phase of Reforms will Begin in Georgia

The country plans to start a new phase of reforms – Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili said at a press conference. “We planned radical reforms in the most important areas. In particular, we intend to reform the Ministry of the Interior, the Prosecutor’s Office and the Ministry of Corrections …

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Saakashvili might Lead the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine

Former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili is considered for  the position of Director of Ukrainian Anti-Corruption Bureau. The Russian Kommersant writes. A former federal prosecutor, Assistant U.S. Attorney BogdanVitvitsky also applies for the position, reports TASS  referring to  the Ukrainian media. Negotiations with Mr. Vitvitskiy are conducted by representatives of the …

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Tax-free Minimum not to be Canceled

Parliament rejected the initiative of the Government to abolish the tax-free minimum. Yesterday they did not support the amendments to the “Tax Code”, which concerned the abolition of tax-free minimum. According to the MP from the minority Giorgi Vashadze,  the “Georgian Dream” again was not allowed to deceive Georgian  citizens. …

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The year 2014 to go down in history for “workplace murders”

The year 2014 will be remembered as one of the deadliest years for work-related accidents in Turkish history because of the unfortunate number of incidents caused by work safety lapses. This year Turkey has had one of the world’s worst workplace safety records, as lax safety standards exacerbated by negligence …

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IMF approves $58m disbursement for Georgia

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved $58.1 million USD assistance package to Georgia with bringing total disbursements. In July, the Executive Board of the IMF approved a 36-month $154 million USD Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with Georgia to support the country’s economic program.

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Patriarch celebrates 37th anniversary of his enthronement

Georgian Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II celebrates 37th anniversary of his enthronement. Festive liturgies are being conducted in Georgian churches for this occasion today. Georgian Patriarch himself is holding a divine liturgy in the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Mtskheta, where he was enthroned 37 years ago.

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OFFICE RENTAL MARKET OF EMEA COUNTRIES AND THE GEORGIAN PICTURE

EMEA Office Snapshot Rental growth remains uneven across Europe, but overall the tone of rental data appears to have improved in H1 2014, along with the economic outlook. Of the 54 office markets monitored, the majority (29) exhibited no change in rents (32 last year), while 17 reported increases (9 …

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