Daily Archives: September 18, 2015

Tbilisi Photo Festival 2015

Tbilisi Photo Festival 2015

Tbilisi Photo Festival 2015 presents exhibition of French Photojournalists project #DYSTURB by Pierre Terdjman, Benjamin Girette, Capucine Granier-Deferre – founder members of #DYSTURB. Photo journalism is a universal language, which can spread information and challenge stereotypes, promote dialogue and raise awareness of the society, which results in developing culture of …

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Georgian Railway Starts Fulfilling Georgia-EU Association Agreement

Georgian railways

Georgian Railway has started fulfilling the Georgia-EU associated membership agreement, under which the company must introduce 8 main instructions and regulations. In this respect the experience of the EU member countries is of crucial importance. To share their experience representatives of the European Railway Agency (ERA) arrived in Georgia. The …

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German Unification Photo Display Begins in Tbilisi, Georgia

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The Georgian National Library is hosting a photographic exhibition at the end of this week illustrating Germany’s road to unification over the crucial year that climaxed with the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. Photographic and other visual material will be used at the Tbilisi exhibition to portray the events, …

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Exclusive: Aleksandre Chochia to Manage Capital Bank

Capital Bank

Privatbank’s Former Shareholder and Director to Manage Capital Bank Aleksandre Chochia, the Privatbank’s former shareholder (1.1%) and director, will manage Capital Bank. The incumbent director Lasha Khoperia was appointed on the position in spring 2014 after former stakeholders Gabrielashvili/Aleksidze withdrew from the structure and Aleksandre Kurtanidze became a 70% stakeholder. …

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Georgian Among 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World

Georgian Language

Georgia was listed among The 10 oldest languages still spoken in the world today by the The Culture Trip. The article stresses the fact that each of the languages in the list has a little something special—something ancient—to differentiate it from the masses, Georgian is one of them. Georgian is the biggest Kartvelian language, …

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If the Lari is Kept at 2.50 in Winter, it will be a Great Achievement

Businessman Lasha Papashvili: Government and National Bank must Cooperate

An interview with Vice President of Business Association of Georgia Lasha Papashvili Business Association recently met with the Minister of Economy of Georgia David Kumsiashvili. What issues were discussed during the meeting? Whether the meeting touched on the issue of the national currency devaluation? We discussed  the economic situation in …

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Profits of Microfinance Institutions and Online Loan Companies Grew


As a result of the devaluation of the national currency, profit of microfinance institutions and online loan companies rose – Givi Korinteli, the head of the First Credit Union, says. According to him, the more the national currency falls, the more people need extra amounts they take to cover old …

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Number of Tourists in Turkey Drastically Dropped in 2015

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The number of tourists coming to Turkey has dropped in 2015, said Culture and Tourism Minister Yalcin Topcu on Thursday to AA Oficial news agency of Turkey. “There was a 3.8 percent decrease in foreign visitors during the first seven months of this year, compared with the same period of the previous year,” the minister told Anadolu …

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Russia Decreased Tariffs for Goods Imported from Iran

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Russia has decreased tariffs for goods imported from Iran to boost mutual trade, Mehdi Sanaei, Iranian Ambassador to Russia said. Moscow has decreased the customs tariffs from 27 percent to 3-7 percent, Sanaei said, Iran ’s official IRNA news agency reported Sept. 17.The ambassador made the remarks in a meeting …

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