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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to be held in Tbilisi

National and international designers are coming to Tbilisi to present their latest collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi, which will transform Georgia’s capital into a vibrant fashion metropolis. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Days Tbilisi will host more than 24 domestic and international designer labels. The event will take place from May1-6, 2015 …

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Russian Billionaire Khodorkovsky Involved in Major Tbilisi Projects Worth $100m

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Russian billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky is involved in implementing two large-scale projects in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi, worth about one hundred million USD (about 203 million GEL). The first involved opening the East Point Shopping and Entertainment Centre and the other was the establishment of the Tbilisi Garden residential complex, announced business …

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Stuck at Your Desk? Give These Stretches a Try (Infographic)

Stuck at Your Desk? Give These Stretches a Try (Infographic)

Sitting all day isn’t good for you – and we’re not just talking about it making you stir crazy. Being stuck at your desk doesn’t just make it hard to focus – it can ultimately cause damage to your spine, muscles, circulation and heart. In a study published in 2012, …

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The New Nothingness — Saxo Bank Letter

By Steen Jakobsen “The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences.” – Churchill I have noticed a very troubling trend recently – everywhere I go, I’m the optimist. This concerns …

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Georgia Increases Exports to Europe by 21%

Georgia is increasing its trading powers with European markets, meaning more Georgian products are being enjoyed by consumers in Europe and possibly further abroad. Preliminary data from the country’s National Statistics Office, Geostat, revealed Georgia had enjoyed a 21 percent increase in exports to Europe in the first three months …

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The 8 Most Beautiful Georgian Towns

Until recent times, Georgia was a destination reserved for the most intrepid of travelers. However, Georgia has been attracting more and more people, who are drawn in by the stunning mountains, delicious cuisine and warm hospitality of the country. There is certainly no shortage of sites to check out, but …

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Georgia’s Infrastructure Minister Resigns

Georgia’s Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure Davit Shavliashvili has resigned after having held the post less than a year. According to information published on the Ministry’s website, Shavliashvili submitted his resignation letter to Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili today. “The decision was caused by Minister Davit Shavliashvili’s worsening health condition,” …

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Georgia, Ukraine Agree to Mutually Address “Joint Challenges”

“The Georgian people stand by the Ukrainian people” – this was the main message from Georgia’s Parliament Speaker to his Ukrainian counterpart during their meeting in Kiev on Monday. Georgia’s , who is leading the Georgian Parliamentary delegation to Kiev, met Ukraine’s Volodymyr Groysman yesterday before the two officials spoke …

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SOCAR Continues to Implement Projects in Georgia

Despite the crisis, Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR intends to continue all projects implemented in Georgia – the CEO of the company Rovnag Abdullayev said during a meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili. According to him, the company’s activity in Georgia has been praised by the country’s leadership. “Despite …

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Shaloshvili Cellar Plans to Expand Export

Markets Shaloshvili Cellar financed within the framework of the preferential agro-credit program plans to expand into foreign markets. According to the company’s Director Aleksi Shaloshvili, recently pilot batch of products has been sent to Russia, the talks are also underway with the Kazakh side. According to him, the company plans …

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