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Honeymoon in Georgia: 6 Inspiring Ideas

So called Indian summer is a great time for scheduling your wedding or honeymoon. Want to start your official family life in an unforgettable way, experience emotional moments together without traveling the world and the seven seas? Georgia is your best option then. Not just because you can register your marriage …

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Turkey Loses over 500,000 Russian Tourists in Seven Months

More than 500,000 fewer Russians visited Turkey in the first seven months of 2015 in comparison to the same period the year previously, tourism representatives have said, noting the greatest drop-off was seen in the southern hotspot of Antalya. In Antalya, the trajectory of the tourism industry has been raising …

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“Primary Healthcare Doctors Work Merely on Enthusiasm”

Children’s Fifth Polyclinic pediatrician Mzia Chitidze spoke with CBW on the subject of Primary Healthcare reform in Georgia. Chitidze spoke about the achievements and challenges that in her view the Universal Healthcare reform faces in Georgia. The pediatrician stressed the importance of Primary Healthcare for Georgia, especially in the case …

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Weak Currency Makes Brazil a Shopping Paradise for Luxury Goods

Brazil Shopping

While Brazil’s currency, the real, is crippling the country’s economy and the nation is heading for its worst recession in a quarter-century, it’s great news for some shoppers for high-end goods. The plunge in the value of the Brazilian real, the world’s worst-performing major currency this year, made the luxury …

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Bombing Rocks Tourist Area in Bangkok, 22 Dead & Scores Injured

A motorcycle bomb has exploded in a commercial and tourist center in Thailand’s capital Bangkok, killing at least 22 people. According to authorities. Over 120 others were injured, local media reported. At least eight foreigners were among those killed. According to the latest information provided by the Royal Thai Police …

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Foreign Direct Investments up 87% in 2014

Georgia’s Foreign direct investments in 2014 increased by 86.6% year-on-year, amounting to USD 1.75 billion, the biggest inflow since 2007, according to the final figures released by the National Statistics Office, Geostat, on Monday. The final data has been revised significantly upwards from Geostat’s preliminary 2014 FDI figures, released in March, …

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Georgian Soldier Will Participate in Para-Canoe World Championship

A wounded Georgian soldier has been invited to compete in this week’s Para-canoe World Championships in Italy. Ahmed Safarov, a Georgian soldier who lost both his limbs in Afghanistan, is being supported by the Ministry of Defence for the August 19-23 international competition in Milan, Italy. He was invited to …

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Tbilisi Zoo To Reopen in September

Exactly three months have passed since the deadly flood that destroyed the Tbilisi Zoo overnight on June 13. The animal park is preparing to fully reopen next month. Tbilisi Zoo Administration confirmed today the animal park will reopen in September 2015. Zoo officials said workers had spent months carrying out immense …

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Georgia and Uruguay Agreed on Visa-Free Regulation

Georgian citizens wanting to travel to Uruguay are now allowed to visit the country without a visa for a short stay, confirmed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia today. Reciprocally, citizens of the South American country will be able to enjoy the same travel arrangements while visiting Georgia. The …

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Red Bull BC One Eastern Europe Final 2015 in Tbilisi (Video)

Tbilisi hosts Red Bull BC One Eastern Europe Final 2015. the Top 16 B-Boys and B-Girl of the region to battle for the crown at Final on September 5. The event will be held at Tbilisi Circus, one of the most iconic buildings in the city on a hilltop overlooking Heroes’ …

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Wine Company Teliani Valley Plans to Enter Beer Production

Teliani

Georgian wine company Teliani Valley plans to build a beer factory. The company aims to raise the required finances by raising its charter capital. Specifically, the company is planning to issue extra stocks worth 160 million, the total value of which will constitute 1,6 million GEL. The shareholders of the …

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Trend: Georgia Building New Major Port

A government commission of Georgia is selecting a company for construction of a new major port in Anaklia on the coast of the Black Sea, the Transport Policy Department of Georgia’s Economy Ministry said Aug. 12 in an exclusive interview with Trend. The department said the winner of a competition …

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