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Europe’s Short-Term Visas Target the Wrong Countries

Europe's Short-Term Visas Target the Wrong Countries

In 2014, 14,120 Serbs – who don’t have to apply for short-term visas — were apprehended for being in the EU illegally, almost as many as Turkish and Chinese nationals combined. The number of Georgians caught reached 8 percent of the number of visas issued in that country, and Georgia …

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Azerbaijan’s SOCAR Drilling New Well in Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan’s SOCAR Drilling New Well in Caspian Sea

The Integrated Drilling Trust of Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company (SOCAR) has started to drill a new well at the Bulla Deniz offshore field. The well #78 is being drilled from the platform #6 at the Bulla Deniz field in the Caspian Sea, according to the message. The well’s depth is …

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Georgia Received 50 million EUR from EU to Develop Agricultural Field

Georgia Received 50 million euros from EU to Develop Agricultural Field

Georgia received 50 million EUR within the frame of ENPRAD 2 Phase from European Union in order to develop agriculture. The proper agreement was signed today. As Georgia´s First Deputy Minister of Agriculture Nodar Kereselidze stated to “Business Contact, the amount received will be fully spent on rural development programs, such as support for agricultural cooperatives, and …

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Robbie Williams’ Concert to be Hold at Dinamo Arena Today

Robbie Williams' Concert to be Hold at Dinamo Arena Today

British singer Robbie Williams landed at Tbilisi Airport at daybreak on May 26. Today, on May 27, his concert will be staged on Dinamo Arena. “I have often thought what goes on in Georgia, what is the people like, what is the food like, what is the architecture like, what their souls like, …

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MEETING ROOM by PASHA Bank Hosts its First Business Conference

MEETING ROOM by PASHA Bank Hosts its First Business Conference

On May 25th in Radisson Blu Iveria PASHA Bank hosted the first business conference within the scope of its new project MEETING ROOM. The conference was supported by Georgian National Tourism Administration and Colliers International Georgia and its topic was “Hotel Development in Georgia – The Best Practices”. Georgian National Tourism Administration …

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Bendable Smartphones Are Coming

Bendable Smartphones Are Coming

A little-known startup in China is gunning to be the first to sell bendable smartphones this year, seeking to upstage Samsung Electronics Co. which has started to dabble in flexible-screen technology. Moxi Group, based in Chongqing, says it will ship 100,000 of the devices in 2016. They are, at the very least, …

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Double-deck Railcar Will Serve Passengers from July 2016

On Wednesday May 25, 2016 Peter Shpuler – the founder and the Executive director of Stadler Bussnang AG, with the General Director of Georgian Railway – Mamuka Bakhtadze, signed the purchase agreement of bringing in double-decker trains in the country. For the summer season Georgian Railway LLC is preparing the …

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Tbilisi Lights Up Red As Georgia Celebrates its 25th Independence Day

Georgia

Georgia  festively celebrates 25 years since it became independent from the Soviet Union. Major public celebration will take place in the Georgian capital Tbilisi and in 12 other self-governing cities of Georgia. All people: Georgian residents and foreign guests, the young and the old, are invited to join the celebrations and …

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15th Georgian Wine House Opens in China

15th Georgian Wine House Opens in China

China’s Zhejiang province in the country’s west coast is welcoming a new Georgian wine house in Yiwu city, home to 1.2 million people. The new Georgian wine centre was opened on May 22 by one of China’s largest Georgian wine importing companies Soulun. This was the fourth Georgian wine centre …

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Bidzina Ivanishvili Tops List of the CIS’ Richest Persons

Bidzina Ivanishvili to Finance University Town Construction in Kutaisi

The Forbes‘ recent rating of the richest persons includes 11 billionaires from the CIS countries. According to the Russian Forbes, Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili tops the list of 11 billionaires with 4.8 billion USD. The rating does not include the Russian Federation indicators. The rating is as follows: 1. Bidzina …

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