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Daily Archives: November 12, 2018

Volume of Dollar-denominated Deposits Increased

In the third quarter of 2018 the volume of foreign currency  deposits amounts to 14.4 billion in the banking sector, including 83% (12 billion) denominated  in the US dollars. A volume of demand deposits (including current accounts) totals GEL 6 billion in the dollar-denominated deposits  (total 7.461 billion). The volume …

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Sakstat to Launch International Method to Calculate Unemployment Rate

Sakstat uses an international methodology while calculating the number of unemployed in the country, but it might be revised. According to statistics expert Soso Archvadze, radical changes can’t be  carried out since the methodology was approved by the International Labor Organization, but certain adjustments can be made. “According to the …

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Unicorn Ceramics – Traditions Represented in Contemporary Way

The story of Unicorn Ceramics started three years ago when the artist Maia Baratashvili got interested in ceramics. “It was a period when I wanted to temporarily distance myself from the painting. The first thing that came to me was clay. So I found myself in a ceramic workshop. “ …

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Georgian Railway Named as Best Business Partner of the Year

“Georgian Railway” became the winner of the National Professional Vocational Education Award 2018, the best business partner of the year. Vocational Education Week is over. The winners were identified in four categories. Millennium Challenge Fund – Millennium Challenge Corporation, representatives of local government and other invited persons attended the award …

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More than 75 000 PWD to Receive Expanded Social Package

More than 75 000 persons with disabilities (II group PWD) will receive an expanded social package starting January 1, 2019, Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze noted at the meeting with representatives of the mentioned group. Bakhtadze has assigned due instructions to Ministry of Health and Finances. “This refers to …

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Amochame Jam of Pepper and Onion

Have you ever heard about jam of pepper and onion? Have you ever thought of making sweets of similar products? Tamar Kinadze, Tina Vashakidze and Ia Dzagania have decided to implement similar project. They met at the Culinary Academy and decided to arrange a gastronomic explosion. Following a lot of …

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Polish Film Festival Hosts Georgian Movie Retrospective

Rochester Polish Film Festival returns for its 21st year of bringing the best of contemporary cinema to Rochester. Presented by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, the Polish Filmmakers Association, and the University of Rochester Cinema Group, the festival screened nine features over six days. The program …

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Georgia To Cover 80% of Treatment Costs for All Stages of Breast Cancer

Based on the agreement between Ministry of Health and Roche company, besides patients with early stage of breast cancer (I, II, III), patients with IV-category breast cancer will be also able to use 80% discount program for buying corresponding medications. “The discount offer from the manufacturer has enabled to involve …

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Georgian Restaurant in New York – Cheeseboat

Cheeseboat is a family owned Georgian bistro offering an eclectic variety of authentic cuisine with locally sourced ingredients. Restaurant brings the best dishes from the country of Georgia. Restaurant offers a wide variety of wines from the mountains of Georgia, including organic wines that have zero preservatives. Marketing specialist Netty …

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Natia Turnava: Samegrelo will Be Fully Gasified in Two Years

Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Natia Turunava stated that the gasification process of Samegrelo will be completed in two years. The statement was made in the village Teklati, Senaki district, where she participated in the traditional ceremony of the first time gas oven lighting in of the households …

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