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Silk Road project promotes Georgia-China economic relations

Georgia is the first country in the South Caucasus to officially meet China’s Silk Road Fund representatives to discuss the $40 billion USD project that’s designed to improve trade, drive investment in infrastructure and boost connectivity across Asia. A Georgian delegation, led by Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, went to China …

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Amazing street-art in Georgia

Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. The term gained popularity during the graffiti art boom of the early 1980s and continues to be applied to subsequent incarnations. Street art in Georgia is adopted Georgian traditional themes …

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Applications open for Plant the Future project

Budding farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs wishing to get a share of the 15 million GEL Plant the Future project are being urged to apply for financial assistance. The application process opened today for the state-run project, which aimed to co-finance the creation of nurseries and gardens across the country, and …

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Tbilisi slips three places in quality of living ranking

TBILISI, DFWatch–Tbilisi ranks 194th among 230 cities in the newest survey of quality of living published by Mercer’s. While last year’s report noted the Georgian capital as the lowest-ranked city in Europe at 191, residents may this year find some comfort in seeing neighbor Baku three places below at 197 …

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Do not litter your country (Share this Video)

Georgia’s Environment Protection Ministry is encouraging citizens not to litter in Georgia through a new social advertising campaign that features world class Georgian alpinist Bidzina Gujabidze. Watch the full advertisement below. The final shot of the advertisement reads: “Littering is a punishable act in Georgia. For dropping household waste up …

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The world celebrates International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s Day, an annual event that celebrates women’s accomplishments and promotes global gender equality. This year’s theme is ‘make it happen’ and aims to encourage effective action for advancing and recognising women. It focuses on women in different professional sectors; the arts, female-owned businesses, in senior leadership …

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Famous Georgian movies screened in Rio

Georgia’s most famous films are attracting attention in Brazil after being screened in the country’s second largest city, Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janerio recently hosted Georgian Film Days where five Georgian movies from 1929 to 2012 were screened from March 5-9. The films were from different periods in Georgia’s …

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Forget Atlanta – this is the Georgia on my mind

georgia on my mind

For much of the two millennia, Georgian Jews lived without anti-Semitism. From a high point of 100,000 Jews, only about 3000 remain, largely Sephardic, observant and almost all living in the capital, Tiblisi. At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, the Republic of Georgia has been home to one of …

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More EU travellers visit Georgia

More EU travellers visit Georgia

Georgia is fast becoming a tourism destination favoured by guests from all over the globe. Latest data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs showed monthly tourist numbers were on an upward trend, where a particular increase has been seen in visitors from European Union (EU) countries. When compared to the …

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Georgia begins new project to promote economy

Georgia begins new project to promote economy

Georgia begins a new project, which aims to promote sustained economic development and stability of the enterprises in the country with the assistance of the US government, referring to the association of trade unions of Georgia, the information-analytical portal Georgia Online said March 4. The project involves strengthening of trade …

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Georgia in focus at prestigious Swedish gathering

Georgia has taken centre stage at a prestigious gathering in Sweden. Dignitaries, local businessmen and people of high importance in the Swedish society attended a special event dedicated to the 105th anniversary of the Traveller’s Club of Sweden. Georgian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Sweden Konstantine Kavtaradze was invited to …

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Georgia’s new agro guide will benefit investors

Georgia’s new agro guide will benefit investors

Georgia’s Ministry of Agriculture is working on the country’s first agro guide, which will benefit investors, farmers and others who are interested in Georgia’s agriculture sector. The guide, which will officially be published in two months, will provide detailed information about the country’s agricultural industry as a whole and offer a …

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