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NATO Secretary General Plans First Georgia Visit

NATO Secretary General Plans First Georgia Visit

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s (NATO) top official is looking at his calendar and deciding on a date to come to Georgia for the first time. NATO’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia James Apathurai said the Alliance’s Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, was planning his first official visit …

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What is it Like to Live With a Disability?

What is it Like to Live With a Disability?

Georgia’s capital is taking action to raise awareness and acceptance of people with disabilities by hosting several events this month, including a photo exhibition showing intimate details of the lives of people with disabilities. This month 22 photos telling the story of people with different disabilities will be displayed in …

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ISET will Present its Study on Business Confidence Tomorrow

Georgians walk during the annual celebration in Tbilisi

After being steadily optimistic for most of 2014 and in the first quarter of 2015, Georgia’s business confidence dropped by 24.5 points to an all-time low level of 3.6 on a scale of [-100; 100] points. The survey, which included 168 firms, suggests that business confidence declined on all measures, …

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Turkish Lira at All-Time Low Post Elections on Sunday 

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Turkey’s national currency found itself at an ‘all-time low’ after the parliamentary elections that took place on Sunday, June 7 – Bloomberg Business writes. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party Justice and Development AK lost majority in the Turkish Parliament, a precedent that has not taken place in the country …

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High Ranking Chinese Official Visits Georgia

High Ranking Chinese Official Visits Georgia

Georgia and China are intensifying their trade and economic relations. With this goal in mind, a Chinese delegation has come to Georgia. Leading the group is Chen Changzhi, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislative body. Today Changzhi was hosted by Georgia’s President Giorgi …

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Tbilisi hosts NATO’s Strategic Military Partner Conference

Tbilisi hosts NATO’s Strategic Military Partner Conference

Chiefs of Defence of NATO member countries and its partner nations are gathering today in Tbilisi, Georgia to share their perspectives on strategic issues of common interest. The Georgian capital is hosting this year’s annual Strategic Military Partner Conference (SMPC); a two-day event which aims to facilitate the exchange of …

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Batumi Music Festival joins European Festivals Association

Batumi Music Festival joins European Festivals Association

A classical music festival founded by Georgian pianist Elisso Bolkvadze has become a member of a prestigious international festival group alongside more than 100 significant festivals of the world. Batumi Music Festival was established by Bolkvadze, a world renowned pianist and UNESCO Artist for Peace in 2013, and has recently …

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Tbilisi International Wine Award Winners Revealed

Tbilisi International Wine Award Winners Revealed

Wine lovers all over the globe have a lot to thank Georgia for, because that’s where wine was first produced. The country, where 8,000-year-old wine jars were once discovered, hosted the only international wine and spirts fair in the Caucasus region this weekend. This year was the 8th international wine and …

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5 Rules for a Vacation that’s Truly Worth It

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“A master in the art of living draws no sharp distinction between his work and his play; his labor and his leisure; his mind and his body; his education and his recreation. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence through whatever he is doing, …

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Colliers – Tbilisi – Warehouse Market Overview

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The total amount of warehouse space in Tbilisi amounts to 1.3 million sqm, of which 910,000 sqm (70%) is owner-occupied and 380,000 sqm is leasable area. Modern European standard warehouse and logistics space did not exist until, in 2013, Austrian provider Gebrüder Weiss delivered 10,000 sqm of A class warehouse …

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