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Which Countries Produce the Most Waste?

Waste managment

The amount of urban waste being produced is growing faster than the rate of urbanisation, according to the World Bank’s report What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management. By 2025 there will be 1.4 billion more people living in cities worldwide, with each person producing an average …

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New Fruit Processing Factory Opens in Georgia

A new fruit processing factory opened in Georgia today that will benefit the country’s agriculture sector, support the economy, employ the local population and increase the country’s export capacity. With state co-financing, Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking opened its second fruit processing factory in Keda village in Georgia’s western Adjara region. The …

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Emma Watson Calls for Equality in Fashion Industry

A year after launching her gender equality #HeforShe movement, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson has issued an outspoken plea to end racism and sexism in the fashion industry. The British actress has brought her campaign together with Vogue magazine in a video entitled “Fashion on Gender Equality: A Conversation with Emma Watson”. …

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Health Benefits of Scary Movies

Have you watched a horror movie alone? At night? .. maybe you watch it even with group of your friends or perhaps you generally dislike scary movies. Some people enjoy watching some surreal, supernatural events that we don’t face everyday in our real life. Like other genre of movies romance, …

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Crime Rate Drops in Georgia


The number of crimes committed in Georgia is decreasing. Today the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) released crime statistics for the country for the period January-July 2015, which showed fewer crimes were committed in the first seven months of this year than in the same period of 2014. Between January …

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China Is In the Midst Of its Biggest Crisis in Decades

Last week was an eventful one for China. First, the People’s Bank of China shocked the financial world when it cut the yuan’s reference rate against the U.S. dollar by nearly 2 percent, leading to a greater than 2 percent drop in the value of the yuan in offshore trading. The …

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UN: There are 92.2 Men For Every 100 Women in Georgia

Overall, there are slightly more men than women in the world. According to United Nations estimates for 2015, there are 101.8 men for each 100 women, with the number of men rising gradually each year since 1960. But a map by the  Pew Research Center with the latest U.N. data clearly shows that men …

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PASHA Bank – The Fastest Growing Corporate Bank in Georgia

PASHA Bank is named The Fastest Growing Corporate Bank in Georgia 2015 by International Finance Magazine. Headquartered in London, International Finance Magazine (IFM) represents one of the leading and the most trustworthy source of information, analysis and insights for the global finance community. The topics covered by IFM include Banking, …

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New devaluation in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan’s currency lost more than 20 per cent of its value at the start of trading on Thursday, about an hour after the surprise announcement that the government would allow the currency to float freely. One US dollar now buys 257.7 tenge, taking the Kazakh currency’s year-to-date plunge to nearly …

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The Best Lemonade in Georgia: Where To Taste It?

Summer in Tbilisi is hot! Our beautiful colourful city is almost melting sometimes, I have to admit. From all the people who live here, only my Thai friend Lili enjoys it: according to her a summer evening in Tbilisi feels like winter in Bangkok. What about those who dream only …

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Florida Treasure Hunters Find Gold Coins Worth $4.5m

Treasure hunters in the US say they have discovered a haul of Spanish gold coins from the 18th century that are worth $4.5m. The 350 coins have lain on the Atlantic sea bed off the coast of Florida for the past 300 years. The coins are from a fleet of …

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