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Main Runway at Tbilisi International Airport Needs Repair

Main Runway at Tbilisi International Airport Needs Repair

The main runway at Tbilisi International Airport will soon undergo major repairs to make sure it meets international standards. Remedial work will begin on the runway in September, announced the Government after officials met with representatives of Turkey-based TAV Airports Holding today – the company responsible for operating Georgia’s two …

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Georgia’s Future Examined Amid Tense NATO-Russia Relations

Georgia’s Future Examined Amid Tense NATO-Russia Relations

Georgia is stuck in a difficult place as it pursues its Euro-Atlantic future while facing continued pressure from Russia, says NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a speaking engagement in the United States (US). After meeting US President Barack Obama, Stoltenberg addressed the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) …

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Tbilisi Joins International Bubble Festival

On May 31 people in over 30 countries across the world – from Nepal to USA, from Sudan to Indonesia – will go out on the streets and join forces to make their cities happier by blowing soap bubbles. Now Georgia is not an exception – the parade in Tbilisi …

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Georgia Decreases Import of Construction Materials From Azerbaijan

Georgia Decreases Import of Construction Materials From Azerbaijan

In January-April 2015, the total value of import of construction materials produced by Azerbaijan to Georgia almost halved, said the report on foreign trade of Gruzstat (National Statistical Service of Georgia) for the first four months of 2015. Around 21,970 metric tons of plaster and other anhydrites worth $3.13 million …

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The World’s 10 Most Expensive Plane Tickets

10. New York to Singapore with Singapore Airlines for upwards of $14,000 For a whopping $14,000 or more, passengers from New York’s JFK airport can now experience Singapore Airlines’ all-new first class suites. Forget those old reclining booth chairs, because these babies are the real deal, with sliding cabin doors …

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Spotlight 2015 Marks Third Time For the Event in Tbilisi

spotlight 2015

On May 24th, Tbilisi paid host to Spotlight 2015. The project took place for the third time under the initiative of Marketer.ge, which is the largest-scale marketing event in the region. 14 Speakers and 420 delegates took part in it. Speakers had 13 minutes to share their knowledge and experience with …

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Petrol Prices Hiked Again

Petrol Prices Hiked Again

Fuel prices in Georgia have increased yet again. The prices on different products have grown by 2-5 tetri. Lukoil Director Shavleg Mishveladze told bpn.ge the tendency for price growth continues.“We have changed prices today, increasing them by 5 tetri. The tendency continues, but it is not good for our business,”- …

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Business Association of Georgia Opposes Parliament Initiative

Business Association of Georgia Opposes Parliament Initiative

Business Association of Georgia (BAG) does not see any need to create an independent bank oversight structure – BAG’s President George Chirakadze believes that the planned changes will bring more problems than benefits. “Businessmen should be able to express their views and explain the deputies why they consider unacceptable to …

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