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One of the Developers of Skype Founded Taxify in Georgia

One of the Developers of Skype Founded Taxify in Georgia

An interview with one of Skype’s developers, Taxify co-founder Martin Vilig – Your name is associated with the development of “Skype” and “Taxify”. What factors caused the Estonian company’s interest in the Georgian market? Georgia is a rapidly growing market. In addition, we found here good partners. It is also …

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EBRD President: “The EBRD Invests for Change in Georgia”

EBRD President: “The EBRD Invests for Change in Georgia”

Georgia’s successful policies and reforms will be presented to the world at the 2015 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Annual Meeting, held in Tbilisi next week. On May 14 and 15 government officials, international business representatives, economists, financial experts and investors will attend the EBRD’s 24th Annual Meeting. …

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The Minimum Wage Around the World

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an international policy group that monitors and analyzes 34 countries, recently tweeted the following chart: OECD It illustrates the after-tax value of the hourly minimum wage, in US dollars, in the OECD countries that have instituted one. Australia and Luxembourg lead the group …

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Interesting Things to do on Europe Day – May 10

Interesting Things to do on Europe Day – May 10

European Week in Georgia is coming to an end. The week-long event dedicated to highlighting Georgia’s cooperation with the European Union (EU) will officially end on May 10 with a large celebration in central Tbilisi. Around the country European Week began on May 4. On Sunday, the main celebration of Europe …

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Wendy’s to Sell Bakery Business, Over 600 Restaurants

Wendy’s Co. announced plans Wednesday to sell off its Ohio bun-making business this month, while the burger chain provided greater detail about plans to sell off more than 600 of its company-owned restaurants to franchisees. The company also reported profit that narrowly topped Wall Street expectations for the first quarter, …

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Half of world’s rural populations cannot access health care: UN

Geneva (AFP) – More than half the rural population areas worldwide do not have access to basic health care, with four in five rural Africans lacking services, the United Nations said Monday. In the first report of its kind, the UN’s International Labour Organization found that the rural-urban divide was …

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President of PACE Anne Brasseur Visits Georgia

President of PACE Anne Brasseur visits Georgia

Georgia is gearing up to host a two-day official visit of the president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). PACE leader Anne Brasseur’s official visit will last from May 7-8, before she departs on May 9. Today she will attend her first meeting in Tbilisi with the …

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Fuel Prices Hiked by 5 tetri

Fuel Prices Hiked by 5 tetri

Fuel prices have further increased by 5 tetris in some oil companies, – BPN reports. Gulf company representative Nina Jibladze said prices increased by 5 tetris on all fuel products this morning.  At this stage, the LUKOIL company keeps prices unchanged, though the director says price rise is inevitable. “Oil …

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