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Tbilisi Flood Hampers Georgia’s Plan to ‘Go Digital’

Today is the day Georgia is supposed to switch to digital broadcasting but this will not happen. Officials announced the digital switch will now take place on July 1, in light of the severe flood that hit capital Tbilisi on June 13. Georgia’s Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, who is responsible for …

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Escaped Tiger, During Tbilisi flood Kills Man

A white tiger which escaped from a zoo during apocalyptic flooding in the Georgian capital has killed a man, it emerged today. Dozens of wild animals including bears, wolves and a hippo have run amok through Tbilisi after torrential rain allowed them to flee their enclosures on Sunday. News of …

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Tele2 Cancels a Charge For Roaming in Georgia

The company Tele2 Kazakhstan expresses its support for Tbilisi residents affected by the devastating floods, as well as citizens of Kazakhstan, who live in Georgian capital. Because of this,  from 16 to 21 of June inclusive Incoming calls from Tele2 , on the territory of Georgia will be free. “We express …

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Insurance Companies Started to Pay Damages Caused by a Flood

Up to 160 individuals and entities applied to the Georgian insurance companies for obtaining compensation for the damage or destruction of motor vehicles in the disaster in Tbilisi on June 13. According to the Insurance Supervision  Service,  issuing compensations has already started on a daily basis  under the control of …

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Tbilisi Flood: EU Offers €3m Financial Aid

The European Union (EU) is offering Georgia financial aid to provide durable housing solutions and address humanitarian challenges in the aftermath of severe flood that devastated Tbilisi on June 13. The European Commission said it would provide up to €3 million (about 7.5 million GEL) financial aid to the Georgian …

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Commercial Bank CEO’s : On the Verge of Taking Decision

Commercial Banks Request Strong Arguments for Depriving the National Bank of Supervisory Functions In the near future the Georgian parliament will discuss the bill for separating the bank sector supervisory functions from the National Bank of Georgia (NBG). The bill has been developed by Tamaz Mechiauri, a head of the …

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