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New Electric Locomotives to Shorten Travel Time Between Baku, Tbilisi

New Electric Locomotives to Shorten Travel Time Between Baku, Tbilisi (PHOTO)

France’s Alstom rail transport company has introduced its first passenger locomotive Prima M4 for the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC in Belfort, France, Trend’s correspondent reported from the event. Ten passenger locomotives Prima M4 (AZ4A) are manufactured at a plant in Belfort within the contract for delivery of locomotives signed with the …

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Video Platform Enters Georgia with New Advertising Opportunities

IMedia Hub communications agency has obtained exclusive rights Coub.com for providing internet advertisements and marketing services. Coub video service is a platform for creating 10-second cycled videos (coubs). More than 10 000 coubs are created every day on various themes, including Internet memes and reactions to the global developments and scientific events, …

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Georgia Hosts Annual Conference of Fitch Ratings

Georgia hosts Fitch Ratings Annual Conference in Georgia, which will be hosted on 10 October in Tbilisi. The event traditionally presents a valuable opportunity for informal communication with representatives of regulatory bodies, Fitch analysts as well as colleagues and business partners. Conference invitees include heads of major Georgian companies, senior executives of leading banks …

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Khinkali Dough Sheets Appear on Georgian Market – Startup by Georgian Chef!

Khinkali dough sheets have appeared on Georgian market. The idea of Nikoloz Saradjev – production of dough sheets for Georgian housewives or various food outlets aimes at simplification of Khinkali cooking, Marketer.ge reports. Georgian market is saturated by various sorts of frozen Khinkali, but Georgian consumer shows little trust to …

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EU Launches Faces2Hearts Worldwide Blogging Competition

The EU has launched a worldwide blogging competition – Faces2Hearts – that will take four young people on a five-month journey across three continents. The winners will discover projects funded by the European Union (EU) that change people’s lives for the better. They will also need to reveal the often unreported stories …

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Inter-municipal Cooperation for Solid Waste Management in Georgia

A series of meetings and a workshop on inter-municipal cooperation for solid waste management took place in the Georgian cities of Batumi and Keda, Adjara region, in September. Organised within the joint EU/Council of Europe programme on strengthening institutional frameworks for local governance, the events served to discuss three technical scenarios …

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Saperavi World Prize 2017 – Why is it good for Georgia?

Soon Tbilisi will host  “Saperavi World Prize” – the first Georgian wine contest for foreign winemakers. Saperavi wines produced around the globe (even in far-away Australia and News Zealand) are being shipped to Georgia, where they are to be judged by country’s best winemaking experts. Caucasian Business Week is among …

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Things to Experience This Fall in Georgia

Autumn flies by in a flash in Georgia, so take advantage of the crisp weather and beautiful foliage with this list of fun things to do in the fall.   Immerse in the colorful life in Botanical Garden Floral life gets more diverse in Botanical Garden, Tbilisi during the fall, …

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The iArt Gallery Exhibits Vigen Vartanov Masterpieces

The iArt Gallery in Tbilisi will open a unique exhibition featuring the art of Vigen Vartanov on October 29, 2017, on view until November 6, 2017. “The Art of Found Objects” of Vigen Vartanov will feature nearly 60 assemblage and collage masterpieces. Born in 1941, Vigen Vartanov started creating his …

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National Bank Lobbying Commercial Banks

Several days ago National Bank of Georgia (NBG) released a special statement promulgating that corporate bonds are not insured by either Government or NBG guarantees. Therefore, NBG warns the population to show caution when purchasing bonds. Issuance of corporate bonds started in 2014 and several companies have already issued similar …

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