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McDonald’s New CEO Has a Modern Strategy

McDonald's announces global shake-up

S&P downgraded fast food giant McDonald’s credit rating to “A-” with a stable outlook on Monday. “The return to shareholders of about $8.5 billion this year will necessitate higher leverage than we forecast and represents a more aggressive shift toward shareholders returns than we previously assumed,” according to a release. As …

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Exports of Georgian Wine Decreased 58% in January-April

Exports of Georgian Wine Decreased 58% in January-April

In January-April 2015 the export of Georgian wine to 26 countries has decreased in comparison with the same period in 2014 by 58% and amounted to 7.9 million bottles. The decline in exports is still associated with the economic crisis in two major countries importing Georgian wine – Russia (decline …

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Geocell Innovation Laboratory – GeoLab has Opened

Geocell Innovation Laboratory – GeoLab has Opened (R)

GeoLab – Mobile and Web Application Laboratoryis a joint project of Geocell, Leaving Stone, Georgian-American University and Innovation and Technology Agency of Georgia. The project is created on the basis of the grant competition initiated by the agency. GeoLabis a space, whichisopen 24/7 to work on different intresting and innovative …

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Georgian Photographers’ Work Included in EaP Magazine

Six Georgian photographers are being featured in a new online magazine that encourages and raises the global awareness of young photographers from European Union Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries. A selection of images by young photographers from six EaP countries Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine have been published in …

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Georgian Medical Corporation Evex Suspected in Killing its Patient

25-year old Georgian male David Davitidze was murdered on May 3rd in Shuakhevi. According to eyewitnesses, Davitidze was assaulted with a knife after a brief verbal argument. Davitidze passed away in the Evex hospital several hours after the assault. The deceased’s relatives attest that Davitidze walked to the hospital himself, …

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Today World Celebrates Bullying Awareness Day

Bullying Awareness Day

Anti-Bullying Day  (Pink Shirt day) is a day celebrated on various dates across the world, originating in Canada. Georgia has joined bullying awareness international day, Ministry of Education made special events with students of  #1 public school. In 2012, the United Nations declared the official day as May 4 and …

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EU Prize for Journalism: Contest Now Open in Georgia

EU Prize for Journalism: Contest now open in Georgia

The European Union (EU) has marked World Press Freedom Day by launching the fourth edition of the EU Prize for Journalism in Georgia. Yesterday the EU announced applications were now open for the coveted award, which would acknowledge the country’s best journalistic works originally published/aired/posted between October 1, 2014 and …

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Fewer Fatalities on Georgian Roads, Reveal Statistics

Fewer fatalities on Georgian roads, reveal statistics

Fewer people are dying in car crashes on Georgian roads, however the number of people injured and the number of crashes continues to rise. Quarterly and annual data released by the National Statistics Office of Georgia, Geostat, revealed comprehensive data surrounding the number of car accidents, fatalities and injuries in …

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Georgian Eurovision Contestant’s Video Reaches 1,000,000 Views

A little over two weeks is left before the singing contest Eurovision 2015 kick starts in Vienna on May 19th. The Georgian contestant Nina Sublatti’s video for her song Warrior has hit more than 1,000,000 views this week, which is a notable benchmark for the singer.  The video for the single written by …

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‘The Simpsons’ Renewed for Two More Seasons

Simpsons

Fox continues its renewals with a two-season pickup of veteran The Simpsons, which has been ordered for Seasons 27 and 28 to reach 625 episodes. Renewals of the groundbreaking animated series have never been in doubt; only renegotiations with the show’s voice cast have provided the only Simpsons drama. I’ve outlasted Letterman, …

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