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Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

Five Years After Brand Censorship on Tobacco, Decline in Smoking Rates has Stalled

CanvasU, commissioned by JTI (Japan Tobacco International), recently conducted a poll to understand Australians’ views on the policy five years after its implementation. The research found that: Almost two-thirds (59%) of Australians believe that plain packaging has been ineffective. The majority of Australians (80%) believe the government wouldn’t change or …

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Kutaisi Airport Expands and Plans to Receive Million Passengers by 2020

Kutaisi Airport Expands and Plans to Receive Million Passengers by 2020

Less than five years after the opening of Georgia’s Kutaisi ‘King David the Builder’ International Airport, rapidly increasing usage (from 12,915 passengers a year in 2012 to more than 300,000 in 2016) has prompted the airport to begin plans for an expansion that could serve as many as 1,000,000 passengers …

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Innovation and Technology Agency Extends Small Grants Program

Innovation and Technology Agency of Georgia has extended the 5000 GEL grant program. Marketer has taken an interview from Papuna Papiashvili, head of the agency strategic development department, about the program’s target audience, the program objectives and the details applicants should makes focus on. -Who are presumed in the program’s …

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Ilia State University is the Best Research Institution in the Caucasus

Ilia State University takes first place in SCImago Institutions Rankings in the Caucasus Region. The SCImago Ranking System automatically assesses all academic and research profiles in the world and is based on one of the most authoritative scientific bases in the world (SCOPUS). Ilia State University is ranked among SCImago …

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TBC Bank Signs 94 million EUR Agreement with EIB Group

TBC Bank has signed two guarantee agreements of 94mln EUR with European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group). The 80mln EUR guarantee agreement called as EU Funding for Innovators (InnovFin) will be spent on development of innovative small and medium companies in Georgia; The 14mln EUR agreement called as the EU …

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18th Tbilisi International Film Festival Kicks Off on December 4

On December 4th, in cinema “Amirani” 18th International Film Festival will be opened with Hungarian director, Ildikó Enyedi’s film “On Body and Soul”. A 2017 film by Hungarian director Ildikó Enyedi, “On Body and Soul” became the prize holder of FIPSERCI prize, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and a grand …

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“Art and Peace“ – Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition

Georgian National Museum and Chinese Artists Association invite you to Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition “Art and Peace” at GNM Tbilisi History Museum (Karvasla). The exhibition will showcase artworks by various well-known Chinese artists from Chinese Artists Association. The 29 works include oil painting, printmaking, sculpture, watercolor, synthetic materials and many …

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Construction of Enguri HPP Attractions to Launch in 2018

Construction works of attractions on Enguri HPP will start in 2018,  according to Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti governor Levan Shonia. According to him, the project “Enguri HPP world-class attraction” is unique and there is no similar attractions in Europe. “Enguri hydroelectric zone will be a serious tourist destination not only for the …

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