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France taught me to cook, Georgia taught me to eat


The Journalist of Australian Financial review Magazine, writes about her experience, in Georgia and admits that, Georgia taught her  to eat. She is amazed with Georgian dishes and with the hospitality. see the article below France taught me to cook, but Georgia taught me to eat. I lived in Tbilisi …

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Lisa Stansfield to perform in Batumi

Lisa Stansfield  will sing at Batumi Jazz festival in July,2015. Having spent more than 30 years in the music business, Lisa “IS BACK in business” and Seven signals to be yet another amazing chapter in the continuing Lisa Stansfield story. Stansfield has won numerous awards, including Brit Awards, Ivor Novello …

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TBC Gallery hosted a press conference dedicated to Batumi Jazz Festival

On 31th of March,TBC Gallery hosted a press conference to honer Black Sea Jazz Festival. Press conference was lead by Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Mikheil Giorgadze,General Director of TBC bank Vakhtang Butskhrikidze and Director of Easter Promotion Giorgi Kereselidze. On this event the names of foreign …

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Snoop Dogg to play at jazz festival as part of his Eurotour

Snoop Dogg will perform for Georgian audience in Batumi in July 2015,in the framework of Jazz Festival. He has recently prepped an new album which is produced by well know artists Pharrell Williams with the name “I am other”. Snoop Dogg will close the Batumi Jazz festival,which is organized by …

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Geostat: 4,9% Rapid Estimate of Economic Growth in Feb

March 31, 2015 –National Statistics Office of Georgia, Geostat, released its Rapid Estimate of Economic Growth for past February. The estimated real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate amounted to 4.9 percent yo-y in February 2015. The estimated real GDP average growth reached 2.7 percent for JanuaryFebruary 2015 y-o-y. The …

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President to Address Parliament Today

Who will attend the President’s speech to the Parliament, the President himself has no information about it. George Margvelashvili  told  journalists in Batumi. According to the President, a special focus will be made on Georgia’s economic situation, the international environment, security and democratic development of the country. “My speech will …

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Non-performing Loans Rose GEL 11 Mln in February

In February, non-performing  loans rose GEL 11 million and amounted to  GEL 305.6 million. According to the National Bank, 47.9% of non-performing  loans are denominated in the national currency. In February, overdue loans accounted for 2.1% of the commercial banks’ loan portfolio (as well as  in January). Dollarization ratio  to …

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Soros Says Ready to Invest $1 Billion in Ukraine

George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if Western countries help private investment there, and sees a 1 in 3 chance Greece will leave the euro, the billionaire financier told Austrian newspaper Der Standard. Soros has previously urged the West to step up aid to Ukraine, outlining …

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“Block Georgia” Interested in Purchasing the Economy Ministry Building

The infamous company “Block-Georgia” is interested in purchasing the building of the Ministry of Economy. According to  Tornike Jamrishvili, “Block Georgia” representative, they are interested in purchasing the Economy Ministry building, however, notes that  the issue of privatization of the building is not yet settled. At the same time, the …

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