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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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A Georgian Household Can Afford 4 iPhones a Year

Getting your hands on the newest iPhone can be tricky — the prices in Georgia are often almost twice the official Apple price. This can be very frustrating for trend-loving Georgians. They tend to either ask their relatives to bring the Apple product from abroad and unlock it here or …

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Georgia Palace Hotel to Host Mexican Food Festival in Kobuleti

Starting August 24 Georgia Palace Hotel will host the Mexican Food Festival. The event is organized by Temuri Tchkonia, Honorary Consul of Mexico in Georgia and The Ambassador of Mexico to Georgia , H.E. Mrs. Martha Bárcena Coqui, a plenipotentiary ambassador of Mexico to Romania. The Festival will last 5 days. …

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NBA Standard Training Center Opens in Tbilisi

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The captain of Georgia’s national basketball team Zaza Pachulia has been officially welcomed to a new top quality basketball training base in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi, which he can use for free for the next 50 years. This decision was made by Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, who said the NBA standard …

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US Allocates $20 Million in Defence Assistance to Georgia

The United States (US) is allocating $20 million USD in defence assistance to Georgia, announced theUS Department of Defence. Today’s announcement came one day after US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter hosted Georgia’s Defence Minister Tinatin Khidasheli in Washington D.C. At the August 18 meeting in the Pentagon the leaders discussed …

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Ukrainians Can Travel Georgia by Car Easier Now

Georgia is a country that is easily traveled by car and many tourists know this very well. SOCAR has created a special International Card for the Ukranian tourists to be able to travel the country without worrying about the exchange rates and finding quality gas in Georgia. Holders of the …

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NASA: July 2015 Was the Hottest Month in Earth History

For the Earth, no other month was likely as hot as this past July in records that date back to the late 1800s. And the global is well on its way to having its hottest year on record. The monthly anomaly of the global average surface temperature in July 2015, and …

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New Action in Tbilisi : Homeless Animals Need Water

Georgian microfinance institution GeoCapital has initiated a new social action – to install water bowls in front of the houses to help homeless animals in the hot summer days. ” Over the past months we have been through hot summer days. Sometimes even the temperature reached 45 degrees. Homeless animals …

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s $18.5 Million Apartment in Trump Tower

Cristiano Ronaldo just injected jet fuel into the fiery rumors that he’s moving across the pond when his contract with Real Madrid expires in 2018. The New York Post reports that the Portuguese soccer star just dropped a cool $18.5 million on an apartment in New York City’s Trump Tower. Before Ronaldo purchased it, …

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