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Scientific evidence grows for e-cigarettes as quit-smoking aids

Electronic cigarettes may have helped about 18,000 people in England to give up smoking last year and there is no evidence of any serious side effects associated with their use for up to two years – according to new studies published, writes Reuters. On 13 September, Researchers at University College …

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Georgia to Participate in 13th So Called Road Show

Georgia will be participating in the so-called “13th road show” in 2018, said at Produce in Georgia. According to their information, by the end of 2018, 13 events will be organized in different parts of the world, within which they will meet with investors and get acquainted with Georgia’s investment …

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Developments in Turkey and the Impact on Georgia’s Economy 

Recent developments in Turkey, an important economic partner of Georgia, raise a number of questions about the potential for spillovers. Georgia’s total exposure to Turkey via currency inflows is 4-5% of GDP – these account for approximately 8% of all currency inflows into Georgia. The share of total imports from …

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Hailstorm Damaged Vineyards and other Farmlands in Georgia’s Kakheti Region

A heavy hailstorm hit Kakheti’s capital Telavi and Akhmeta municipality, which is in the heartland of Georgia’s main winemaking region.  Heavy rain and hail damaged vineyards and other  farmlands. “Everything that could only be destroyed was destroyed. In total during this year, the hails have destroyed approximately 200 hectares of …

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Georgia Hosts United Nation’s WiSci Girls STEAM Camp For the First Time

Georgia’s Tech Park hosts WiSci Girls STEAM Camp, a global leadership development initiative positioning girls to be leaders in the movement for gender equality. With resources in five languages and more than 2,200 Girl Up Clubs in over 100 countries, Camp has trained 40,000 girls of all backgrounds to create tangible change …

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Georgian Cuisine has Great Potential for Vegan Food Direction

Georgian traditional cuisine is one of the richest and diverse cuisines worldwide. For many years Georgia has not only maintained its dishes, but also introduced the on foreign markets. As a result, Georgia was mentioned in the top list the most delicious European cuisines developed by the US edition the …

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Tourism Administration: Saperavi Wine and Khachapuri Conquer Hearts of Our Tourists

National Tourism Administration has spread information in its own website revealing which top 5 products have conquered hearts of arrived tourists. Top 5 wines: Saperavi — 40,13 % Qvevri Wine — 22,42 % Kindzmarauli — 21,30% Khvanchkara — 8,30% Rkatsiteli — 4,26% TOP 5 Georgian dishes, wwhich most frequently were uploaded on Instagram: Khachapuri — 17,09% Khinkali  — 15,79% Churchkhela — 8,11% Mtsvadi …

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Georgia Reaches Historic Maximum in the Number of Inbound Tourists

“Historic maximum has been reached in the number of inbound tourists last month,” Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia stated. As noted by the Head of the Government of Georgia, statistical data of the past month once again evidences that Government pursues the right and effective strategy indeed. “I wish …

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