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2nd of April World Autism Awareness Day

The eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2015. Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. How will you celebrate? Use #LIUB to share your experience accross social media and help light the world up blue this April!

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Off Road Cars Georgia

For most people, a bumpy, muddy, rocky road would be a driving nightmare. But for some, the rougher the road the better. In fact, for a group of adventurers known as off-roaders, no road is best of all. Off-roading is a term used to describe driving on unpaved ground. This surface …

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Playboy’s secret tunnels to celebrity homes in L.A.

Earlier this week Playboy.com staff reported a curious story about the enterprise’s owner Hugh Hefner’s plans somewhere in 1970’s to build underground tunnels connecting the Playboy Mansion to the celebrity houses nearby in the L.A. neighborhood. Playboy writes: One of our editors was in the office archives pulling photos for a …

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Defense Rests in Boston Bombing Trial

Defense lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have rested their case after trying to shift jurors’ focus onto his older brother, Tamerlan, who they say masterminded the April 15, 2013 attack. The defense has made it clear from the beginning of the trial that its strategy is not …

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Georgia faces $13.5 billion external debt

Georgia has amassed a $13.5 billion USD (25.1 billion GEL) gross external debt. This figure, as of December 31, 2014, was 81.4 percent of the total GDP of last year, revealed data published by the National Bank of Georgia (NBG). Of that amount, external debt generated from within the public …

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NBG announces Georgia’s international investment position

Georgia’s international investment position (IIP) has dropped on a global scale, reveals new data published by the National Bank of Georgia (NBG). As of December 31, 2014, the IIP of Georgia amounted to $17.1 billion USD (-31.9 billion GEL), which was 103.6 percent of Georgia’s GDP. This figure had decreased …

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Georgian Entrepreneurs Face Problems on the Turkish and Azerbaijani Market

The Georgian entrepreneurs have problems when entering the Turkish and Azerbaijani  market. Technical barriers and the customs taxes are  hindering the entry of Georgian  food manufacturers. As a result, the products are smuggled to the neighboring countries. For this reason, local  entrepreneurs demand to introduce certain restrictions on imports to …

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Submission of Tax-free Minimum Declarations Begins Today

Citizens will be able to get a tax-free minimum from April 1. According to the Revenue Service, filling of  the declaration will start from April 1 and a tax-free minimum will be transferred within  three months. They report that the filling of a declaration will start from April 1, an …

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“Center Point” Founder Establishes Investment Fund

The new investment fund engaged in construction activity  will appear on the Georgian market in the next few days. The fund is going to be set up by a businesswoman Maya Rcheulisvili. The founders will offer investors free land assets and will co-financee  the counstruction, after which the shares will …

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