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Japan’s $4.2m grant will modernise Tbilisi’s public transport

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The Japanese government will allocate a non-project grant aid worth 500 million Yen (about $4.2 million USD) to the Georgian Government to allow it to purchase electric buses to modernise the capital city’s public transport service. The funds (worth about 9 million GEL) will be used by Tbilisi City Hall …

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Georgian artists’ pencil art displayed at prominent US art fair

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A piece of contemporary art by Georgian artist Maia Naveriani is on display in one of the most prestigious United States (US) art fairs dedicated solely to contemporary art. A series of large pencil drawings titled ‘Future Wolves and Chicks So Far’ by London-based Naveriani was exhibited at the US …

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Georgian artist’s creation honoured at top New York show

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An online art magazine has ranked an art installation created by Berlin-based Georgian contemporary artist among the Top 10 Booths at the Armory Show 2015. Rozalia Jovanovic, senior writer at Artnet, described the piece by Thea Djordjadze, as “stunning” that used “mundane materials” in unique ways. “The stunning work anchored …

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NATIONAL BANK RESPONDS TO ACCUSATIONS

NATIONAL BANK RESPONDS TO ACCUSATIONS

The National Bank of Georgia (NBG) and the charges against it are still relevant. After ex PM Bidzina Ivanishvili criticized the NBG President, members of the government’s economic team and representatives of the parliamentary majority also disapproved the NBG activities. It is interesting only several experts had blamed the NBG …

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Tbilisi State University ranked top in Caucasus

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The Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) has been ranked the number one higher education institution in the country and region and in the top 16.7 percent of universities in the world by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities. TSU – the first national university in the Caucasus – ranked first among 64 universities in …

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