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Saba Construction Begins Building Student Housing at Lisi Lake

Saba Construction Begins Building Student Housing at Lisi Lake

Saba Construction started building a modern student housing on the slope of Lisi Lake in Tbilisi. The building will house 300 people and was surveyed today by Tbilisi’s mayor David Narmania, First Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Giorgi Amashukeli, CEO of the Municipal Development Fund Ilia Darchiashvili and …

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“Foreign patients ask when they can have sex post surgery, Georgians — when they can resume drinking” — David Sergeenko

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Health minister David Sergeenko addressed Hepatitis C-affected individuals to follow healthy lifestyle principles, prior to starting the treatment. He stressed that patients should not consume alcohol or abuse painkillers. Discussing the issue with journalists Mr Sergeenko made a quite original remark regarding rehabilitation expectations among Georgian patients: “Foreign surgeons say that …

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Margvelashvili and Sergeenko named country’s most popular politicians

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Georgia’s President, Giorgi Margvelashvili and the Labor, Health and Social Affairs Minister, David Sergeenko were named the country’s most popular politicians following sociological research held by the International Republican Institute, Novosti-Georgia reported March 25. Some 62 percent out of the total respondents said Margvelashvili and Sergeenko are the most popular …

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Anne Frank’s Diary on display in Tbilisi

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A copy of the Diary of Anne Frank – one of the most widely recognised pieces of texts describing the horrors facing Jewish victims of the Holocaust, is on display in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi this week. The copy of the famous diary is being exhibited by Europe House. The exhibition …

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Expected foreign currency inflow this summer will stabilise Georgian Lari

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The ongoing depreciation of Georgia’s national currency, the Lari, against the United States (US) Dollar is continuing to raise concern in Georgia, but the country’s Economy Minister has voiced a way to stabilise the depreciating currency. Georgia’s Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili told reporters yesterday that the Lari would stablilise soon …

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Second Industrial Zone to be Launched in Kutaisi in October

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“Hualing Group” will launch a Free Industrial Zone (FIZ)  in Kutaisi in October this year. According to the Government’s resolution, the period of operation of  the industrial zone in the territory of  the machine -building factory makes 30 years. According to the resolution, “Hualing” is obliged to ensure conditions specified …

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Georgian Wine among Top 100 Wines

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Wine and Spirits magazine  “USA Wines and Spirits Magazine ” conducted tasting  of  dry white wine produced by “Schuchmann Wines Georgia”   which was awarded 90 points  out of  100 and included  it in the list of the top 100 wines as the only wine from Eastern Europe. Georgian wine  will …

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Exclusive – Hyatt Plans to Open Hotels in Regions of Georgia

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After Tbilisi, “Hyatt” plans to open hotels in other  cities of Georgia. “Hyatt Hotels Corporation” signed a contract  with “Rustaveli Property Ltd” regarding the construction of Hyatt Regency hotel. The company’s representative says  in his letter sent to “Commersant” that “Hyatt” is expanding only  in the cities where their  hotel‘s …

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Batumi McDonald’s among the Top 10 most Innovative Buildings

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The website Ideas.ted.com has published a list of 10 buildings that reflect the future of architecture. The list includes the McDonald’s building in Batumi, Georgia. “It’s a gas station, a restaurant, a public park and a reflecting pool. Because why shouldn’t gas stations offer true amenities to travelers? Design was …

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Eating “Ugly,” a New Healthy Trend

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You might have seen that in the United States at least a third of all food ever produced is never eaten. What you may not know is that it’s mostly not your fault. While there is plenty we can do in our homes to reduce food waste (see tips from …

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