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Georgia’s Largest International Grant Organizations

According to the research by IDFI, in 1995-2017 years, state agencies of Georgia received targeting financial assistance and grants from various donor organizations, totaling 221,34 million US dollars. Global Fund – 56.09 mln USD BTC Co. (Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline company) – 47.54 million USD World Bank – 22.31 million USD UNDP …

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WINE ME Store-Boutique with Difference Concept Opens in Tbilisi

Wine Me, a new wine store-boutique has opened in Tbilisi with an entirely different concept. The startup author Elene Tkhlashidze told BM.Ge that the store offers a lot of activities, besides wines, including Art&Wine event, which enables consumers to taste wines and reflect their emotions in paintings. “We held the …

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Georgian Companies to Introduce Projects to American Film Market

American Film Market will be held in Los Angeles, the USA, from October 31 to November 7. Enterprise Georgia agency will help Georgian companies in attending the mentioned event. Tatia Bidzinashvili, arts industry development manager of the agency told BM.Ge that the process of signing contract agreements with those companies, …

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Minimum Cost of Living in Georgia and its Region Countries

In June, the minimum cost of living decreased in Georgia and the minimum wage of the men of the working age amounted to 173 GEL. According to Geostat data, the minimum wage decreased by 4.8 GEL in June compared with the previous month. Compared to the same period of the …

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Net Profits of Commercial Banks Shrink

According to National Bank of Georgia (NBG), net profits of commercial banks made up 47 993 000 GEL in June 2018. According to NBG indicators, the banking sector’s net profits halved year on year. According to the 2017 June indicators, the banking sector’s profits made up 95 882 000 GEL. …

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Restaurant VINOTEL Wins World Luxury Restaurant Award

Restaurant VINOTEL is the winner of another competition. The restaurant has won two international nominations at the World Luxury Restaurant Award and has received the status of “Best Wine Restaurant” and “Best Traditional Restaurant in Europe” at the award ceremony in Belfast, northern Ireland. Competition was difficult, international jury had …

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Consuming Marijuana Officially Legalized in Georgia

The Constitutional Court of Georgia has released a statement on the decision made today regarding the use of marijuana, effectively abolishing administrative punishment for the use of the drug. “According to the applicants (Zurab Japaridze and Vakhtang Megrelishvili), the consumption of marijuana is not an act of social threat. In …

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Badagoni Wines Win Golden Medals at International Wine Contest in Italy

Saperavi Reserve 2010 and Mukuzani, wines of Badagoni winemaking company, have won golden medals at the Mondial des Vins Extrêmes Cervim international wine contest in Italy. The information was released by Badagoni company. The contest was held with the support of O.I.V. (International Organization of Vine and Wine). Mondial des …

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Ajara to Host International Birdwatching Festival

On September 3-8, Adjara will host the International Festival of Birdwatching. In the frames of the festival the foreign and Georgian ornithologists and volunteers from different countries will visit the region. Every day, Festival guests will be accompanied by professional experts and guides to learn about the most important areas …

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Tbilisi Transport Company to Launch General Overhaul at Station Square

Tbilisi Transport Company has already announced tender for preparing design documentation for general overhaul of Station Square. The winner company must prepare due budgets for all three directions of the station. As to overhaul works, full rehabilitation works will be carried out at the stations. Hanging roof will be replaced, …

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