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An Enhanced Image of Planet Mercury – NASA

An image of the planet Mercury produced by NASA’s MESSENGER probe is seen in an updated picture released on April 16th 2015. “The colours are not what they would look like to the human eye, but they are used to enhance the chemical, mineralogical and physical differences between the rocks that …

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Georgia Debuts at Wine and Gourmet Japan Exhibition

The sixth edition of Wine and Gourmet Japan is here, where exhibitors from 20 countries, including debutant Georgia, are presenting their products at the large-scale wine and gourmet food trade fair. More than 75,000 visitors have visited Tokyo this week, where the Wine and Gourmet Japan exhibition is taking place …

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Japanese Government Changes Official Pronunciation of Georgia

Japanese government changes official pronunciation of Georgia

Japan is the first country to officially change the pronunciation of Georgia from the archaic Russian term ‘Gurujia’ to “Jorjia”, based on the English pronunciation of the former Soviet republic’s name. The Japanese parliament this week approved a draft bill to officially change the name and pronunciation of Georgia following …

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Forever 21 not Considering to Enter Georgian Market

The world-famous American brand of apparel and accessories Forever21 is not going to officially enter Georgian market. CBW was told by the brand representatives that Forever21 is a private company that doesn’t offer its    franchisees for sale. According to them, the brand is not planning to open shops in Georgia. …

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S&P says Ukraine crisis cost Russian banks $5 billion

Russia’s five largest banks were left nursing costs of as much as $5bn on Ukraine-related assets last year and could face further costs of a “similar magnitude” this year, according to rating agency Standard & Poor’s. The war in Ukraine, unsurprisingly, took its toll on the financial results of the …

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Demand for Georgian Medicine on the Rise in Export Countries

Demand for Georgian medicine is increasing  in the export markets. As per Geostat data, in 2014  drugs worth $92.065 million were exported to foreign markets, that is 44% more than in 2013. According to Geostat, medicines cost $52.1 million were exported from Georgia in 2013. In addition, medicines share in total exports has …

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Make Millions of Liters of Juice From 1 Grapefruit

Make Millions of Liters of Juice From 1 Grapefruit

There’s the easy way to make grapefruit juice—squeeze a grapefruit—and then there’s the scientific way. The advantage of the latter? You end up with millions of times more juice. According to an article in Science Daily, scientists at the Austrian Research Centre of Industrial Biotechnology have figured out a way …

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Former IMF Chief Rato Faces Spain Money Laundering Probe

Former IMF Chief Rato Faces Spain Money Laundering Probe

Rodrigo Rato, the former head of the International Monetary Fund and deputy prime minister of Spain, was detained by customs agents in Madrid on Thursday night as the tide of corruption allegations swamping the country’s political establishment reached a fresh high. Rato, 66, is being investigated for possible money laundering …

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