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Daily Archives: June 10, 2015

Lionel Messi to Face Trial Over Alleged €4.1m Tax Fraud

A Barcelona court has thrown out an appeal lodged by the lawyers of Lionel Messi, paving the way for the Barcelona forward to stand trial for alleged tax fraud. In a decision made public on Wednesday, the provincial high court in Barcelona said it believed there was evidence that Messi …

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Obama’s Former Press Secretary Will Work at McDonald’s

Obama’s former press secretary Robert Gibbs will start working at McDonald’s PR department as the Executive Vice-President and the Global Manager. CNN notes that Mr. Gibbs joins the McDonald’s team after the company’s global sales have plummeted drastically. McDonald’s also struggles to stay afloat in its competition with such fast …

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Developers Still Dissatisfied With Bankers

Developers Still Dissatisfied with Bankers

A few months ago, the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) banned commercial banks to own non-core assets – construction, tourism, and other companies. After that, banks were quick to say that they have fulfilled this decision and abandoned  these assets, however, “Commersant” reports  it was formally. In particular, construction companies …

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Foreign Minister Beruachashvili: “Russia Must Pay for its Actions in Ukraine And Georgia”

Russia must take responsibility for its damaging actions in Georgia and Ukraine,  Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruachashvili believes. Speaking at the TO BE SECURE (2BS) international security forum in Montenegro, Minister Beruachashvili stressed Russia’s aggressive foreign policy was unacceptable and countries who chose to pursue Euro-Atlantic integration should not face …

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Georgia Taking Steps to Liberalise Profit Tax

Georgia Taking Steps to Liberalise Profit Tax

Georgia’s economic team is working on modifying the country’s profit tax rules, with the main goal to liberalize Georgia’s profit tax. This was one of the key areas that needed addressing by the Georgian Government, said Georgia’s business community. In response, Georgia’s Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said work was “in progress” to liberalise …

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Georgia Sends National Day Greetings to Portugal

Georgia Sends National Day Greetings to Portugal

The Government of Georgia has extended its greetings to the Government and people of Portugal on the occasion of their National Day. Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili sent a congratulatory letter to his Portuguese counterpart, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho. “We highly value your continuous support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial …

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Saudi Arabian Prince to Visit Georgia

Tbilisi is preparing to host a senior member of the Saudi ruling family. Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud is coming to Georgia today at Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili’s invitation. Georgia’s Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili will meet the Prince at …

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My Cyprus Insider – Newly Launched Itineraries!

Are you ready to ditch the guide books, get off-the-beaten track and explore the alternative, lesser-known treasures of Cyprus? Bilingual travel website My Cyprus Insider (mycyprusinsider.com) has just launched a series of brand new bespoke themed itineraries, giving you the unique chance to experience the island’s splendours according to your …

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Top 10 Fastest WiFi Airports Worldwide

Rotten WiFi – public WiFi & 3G/4G – users have tested and evaluated the quality of WiFi in over 130 airports in 53 countries worldwide. 5 European, 2 American and 3 Asian airports have made to Top 10 list as fastest WiFi airports. The collected data reveiled that Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), …

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Georgia Ranked 71st in The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index

Georgia

The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index measures the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the Travel & Tourism sector in a country. The index is expressed on a 1 (worst) to 7 (best) scale across 90 indicators, and assesses 141 economies. Georgia takes 71st place.   …

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