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Georgia as a Testbed for Hepatitis C Elimination — Reuters

Gilead Sciences, a US-based biopharmaceutical company that specializes in developing innovative medicines, uses Georgia as a global example to back up its belief that the hepatitis C can be eliminated with proper government funding. The healthcare program initiated by David Sergeenko, country’s minister of health, by which the minister proposed to eliminated …

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Weekend Max Mara Opens First Georgia Store

Weekend Max Mara opens first Georgia store

Premium Italian women’s fashion brand Weekend Max Mara has opened its first store in Georgia in the country’s capital city Tbilisi. The upscale store, located at 50 Chavchavadze Ave, opened doors at the weekend and presented its spring/summer 2015 collection. Graphic elements, brush paintings, floral and various flower prints in pastel …

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Nepal Earthquake: Georgian Ambassador to India Visits Disaster Zone

Nepal earthquake: Georgian Ambassador to India visits disaster zone

Georgian Ambassador to India Levan Nijaradze will travel to Nepal today to experience the situation firsthand and determine how many Georgian citizens remain in the disaster zone. No Georgian citizens were reported to have been killed or injured in the devastating earthquake which hit Kathmandu on Saturday. The earthquake triggered …

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Tbilisi Zoo crew helps injured bird fly

The bird, a common swift, was discovered this morning by a Tbilisi resident on their balcony,and asked Tbilisi zoo for the help,bird appeared to be Crescent. The Zoo specialists said these types of birds had very short legs which they used only for clinging to vertical surfaces. They rarely settled …

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An Universal Stadium will be designed for 2022 World Cup

Foster + Partners will design the stadium that will host the opening game and closing ceremony for the controversial 2022 World Cup tournament in Qatar. The British architecture firm has won an international competition to design Qatar’s 80,000-seat Lusail Stadium, after developing a previous scheme for the site as part of …

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Japanese Delegation Coming to Georgia

Japanese delegation coming to Georgia

Georgia and Japan are intensifying their collaboration in the fields of trade and investment. These two issues will be in focus during the Japanese Foreign Ministry delegation’s visit to Tbilisi on May 1 and 2. The delegation will be led by Parliamentary Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Kentaro Sonoura. During …

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Microfinance Institutions not to Increase Interest Rates

Microfinance Institutions not to Increase Interest Rates

Some microfinance institutions operating in Georgia exclude the possibility of rising interest rates due to the devaluation of the national currency. In particular, George Naskidashvili, Director of MFO “Georgian Credit”, says that the growth of interest on loans is not planned, in addition, the devaluation of the lari increased demand …

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What’s the world coming to? Review of Kissinger’s book by Ian Bremer

Should you bet with Henry Kissinger on where the world is heading? In his new book, the former US secretary of state argues that “chaos threatens” the world order “side by side with unprecedented interdependence” between nations. He’s right on target. The globalisation of the world economy has proceeded alongside …

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After Georgia, Debenhams Leaves Azerbaijan

After Georgia, Debenhams Leaves Azerbaijan

The world brands of medium price level continue to leave Azerbaijan. Currently, the only outlet of the Debenhams world network is in process of liquidation. The outlet located in Park Bulvar shopping center announced 50-70% discounts for its goods. The equipment in the outlet is already being dismantled. Most likely, …

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Dry Bridge Flea Market in Georgia

Flea market is Located in Tbilisi’s historic old town, 20 minutes walk from Freedom Square,this is the place, where you can buy literally every souvenir you ever dreamed of. Source: Megapass   Source: Econet Source: Econet Even more, alongside traditional, typical tourist trinkets you can encounter old military medals from …

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