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Bureaucracy still a Problem for Business

Bureaucracy still a Problem for Business

Representatives of the Georgian business consider excessive bureaucracy, various regulations imposed by the government as well as the devaluation of the national currency the most serious problem in their work. At the end of 2014, these same businessmen focused on the growth of bureaucracy in the country. After their critical …

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Despite Problems, Demand for Bank Loans Still Exists

Despite Problems, Demand for Bank Loans still Exists

Amid constant changes in the exchange rate, we quite often forget to ask a question on which Georgia’s economic stability is heavily dependent: how stable is the county’s banking sector? We forget this, as often we do not realize that the banking sector’s state identifies the savings, lending conditions, the …

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Georgia’s Defence Minister meets NATO Secretary General

Georgia’s Defence Minister meets NATO Secretary General

Georgia’s Defence Minister Tinatin Khidasheli is set to meet Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels today. The meeting was announced on the NATO official website, which also stated there will be no media opportunity after today’s meeting. This will be Khidasheli’s first visit to …

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Georgia Planning to Build About 100 New Hydro Power Plants

Georgia is planning to build 91 new small hydro power plants, said the country’s energy ministry. Among those planned the Khaishi Hydro Power Plant, the Tobari Hydro Power Plant and the Pari Hydro Power Plant, as well as a cascade of hydro power plants on the Tskhenistskali River are the largest …

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Georgia Celebrates St. Nino’s Entrance Day

On June 1, Orthodox Church of Georgia marks the day of St. Nino’s entrance from Cappadocia. Her tomb is still shown at the Bodbe Monastery in Kakheti region, eastern Georgia. St. Nino has become one of the most venerated saints of the Georgian Orthodox Church and her attribute, a Grapevine …

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International Children’s Day: June 1st

International Children’s Day 2015 marks the 90th global celebration of the rights and well-being of children around the world. It is a day dedicated to not only celebrating, but also appreciating, the role children play in the future of all communities around the world. Celebrating children, while internationally recognized almost …

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Google’s Ultra-Cheap Virtual Reality Now Works With iPhones

Google's ultra-cheap virtual reality

Google released Cardboard for iOS to the App Store on Friday, officially bringing the company’s ultra-cheap virtual reality to iPhones. The free app, which works in conjunction with a DIY mount costing about $20, is available for the iPhone 5 and above, and early reviews report a smooth experience. Google …

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Beau Biden, VP’s Eldest Son, Dies of Brain Cancer

beau biden

Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III, the former Delaware Attorney General and son of Vice President Joe Biden, died at 46 after battling brain cancer, the Vice President’s office announced Saturday night. “It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother …

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