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Tbilisi in Top 20 Cheapest Cities in the World

Tbilisi has been named one of the Top 20 cheapest cities in the world for expatriate employees to live and work in, according to a global survey done by Mercer Global. The list, ranking the world’s most expensive and inexpensive cities for expatriates, compared expenses in 207 cities across five continents, …

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How did the Lari Depreciation Affect the Construction Business?

The lari depreciation reduced the value of construction and, therefore, the cost of the new spaces, which caused the price decline in the market, however, this trend is not of mass character. Only some construction companies lowered prices, some of them in the frames of discount actions  in order to …

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Electric Yerevan – Protests Enter Seventh Day

Electric Yerevan

Mass protests in the Armenian capital against a hike in electricity tariffs entered their seventh day on Thursday, with both government figures and opposition leaders refusing to blink in a deepening standoff that has brought parts of Yerevan to a standstill. Hovik Abrahamyan, the Armenian prime minister, accused protesters of …

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Millionaire Fashion Blogger – Chiara Ferragni

Fashion Blogger - Chiara Ferragni

When it comes to building a career as a fashion blogger, there’s no better business role model than Chiara Ferragni. Since launching The Blonde Salad as a personal style blog back in 2009, the 28-year-old has expanded her team to 16 people, inked partnerships with luxury brands like Burberry and Dior, and become …

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New Directions in “Produce in Georgia” Program

New Directions in "Produce in Georgia" Program

An interview with Deputy Minister of Economy of Georgia Keti Bochorishvili – As reported, “Produce in Georgia”  program will include anew direction – tourism. This is a growing trend, although it is concentrated in Tbilisi and Batumi. Will this program contribute to the expansion of the hotel business in the …

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Georgia’s Defence Minister Visits Brussels

Georgia’s Defence Minister Visits Brussels

The Minister of Defence of Georgia has started a two-day official visit to the capital of Belgium, where she is meeting European Union (EU) high officials and attending her first NATO defence ministerial. Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration plans and the country’s participation in NATO missions are the main topics of the …

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Striped Hyena Found Dead in mud-drenched Enclosure

Search efforts of the devastated Tbilisi Zoo complex have uncovered the body of a striped hyena inside one of the mud-drenched enclosures. The hyena was one of two animals feared missing after the June 13 flood in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi. Now only one tiger remains unaccounted for. Clean-up crews have yet …

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Tbilisi Flood: Georgian Diaspora in Turkey Send Humanitarian Aid

Members of the Turkish community are actively helping Georgia recover from the deadly flood that hit capital Tbilisi on June 13. Georgia has already received its first shipment of humanitarian aid, which was jointly sent by Georgian citizens living in the Turkish city of Inegol and by the Caucasian Folklore …

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Senate Confirms New US Ambassador to Georgia

The man nominated by United States (US) President Barack Obama to be America’s new Ambassador to Georgia has been confirmed by the United States (US) Senate. The US Senate confirmed Ian Kelly as the next US Ambassador to Georgia at a session yesterday. Kelly will replace current Ambassador Richard Norland, …

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Sukhishvilebi dedicates 70th anniversary concert to Tbilisi flood victims

Georgia’s acclaimed folk dance company is preparing to celebrate 70 dynamic years of performance. Sukhishvilebi, Georgia’s internationally recognised folk dance company, founded in 1945 and has been performing locally and internationally since then. The official name of the troupe is the Georgian National Ballet but in Georgia everyone called it …

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