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“Georgia needs stronger economy for Euro-integration”, Says Parliament Speaker Usupashvili

“Georgia needs stronger economy for Euro-integration”, says Parliament Speaker Usupashvili

Ways Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine can strengthen their economies is being discussed at a trilateral parliamentary forum in Tbilisi today. Representatives of each country’s parliaments are in town for the two-day Georgia-Moldova-Ukraine inter-parliamentary forum. Today Georgia’s Parliament Speaker David Usupashvili spoke at the event and said it was “principally impossible” …

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European Week Begins in Georgia

European Week begins in Georgia

A week-long event dedicated to highlighting Georgia’s cooperation with the European Union (EU) has launched in Georgia. This morning European Week began in Georgia, while Tbilisi City Council will officially mark the opening of the week-long festival this afternoon. For the next seven days, various activities will be held across …

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Germany Adopted Regulations on Freight Transport

Germany Adopted Regulations on Freight Transport

The European Parliament debated on the German regulations, which also affect Eastern-European freight transport operators. The plenary debate WAS held in Brussels on Wednesday, 25 March, in the presence of European Commissioner for Transport. On the same day, freight transporters from several countries such as Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, …

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Georgia Does not Recognise Azerbaijan’s Nagorno Karabakh ‘elections’

Georgia does not recognise Azerbaijan’s Nagorno Karabakh ‘elections’

Official Tbilisi does not recognise the results of so-called Parliamentary Elections recently taken place in Azerbaijan’s breakaway Nagorno Karabakh region, Georgia’s Foreign Ministry said today. The Ministry released a special statement that said the Parliamentary Elections held in Azerbaijani’s breakaway Karabakh region on May 3 had “no validity”. “The Georgian …

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Is it Possible to Avoid Growth of Tariffs for Gas and Electricity?

Is it Possible to Avoid Growth of Tariffs for Gas and Electricity?

The increase in gas tariffs for corporate customers has been postponed for a few months, which caused joy among entrepreneurs, but the issue still remains on the agenda. Talk of a possible increase in electricity tariffs added to this. However, after the public learned that the negotiations on this issue …

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Rezo Chkheidze, Creator of Prominent Georgian Film on WWII Dies

Rezo Chkheidze, Creator of Prominent Georgian Film on WWII Dies

A prominent Georgian film director who was behind one of the most popular Georgian movies about World War II has died. Internationally renowned film director Rezo Chkheidze passed away this morning aged 88 after suffering from a severe illness. During his long career the Georgian film icon was awarded several prestigious …

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How Much Do Business Degrees Cost in Georgia?

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In 2014, Georgian American University became the winner of Harvard Business Case Competition that was held in Georgia for the first time. Year after year business education becomes more and more popular and currently is one of the most requested and prestigious professional degrees. Business Week set out to find …

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Who are Owners of Leading Georgian TV Companies

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International organizations carry out media transparency and freedom monitoring every year. In terms of media freedom, today Georgia ranks 69th among 180 countries, but the country is leader in the South Caucasus Region. As to the rating dynamics, Georgia improves positions year by year. Especially, after the 2012 elections, Georgia …

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