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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Airzena Launches Flights to Rostov

Georgian Airways launches  flights to the Russian city Rostov. The first flight Tbilisi-Rostov will be carried out on August 14. According to  Iase Zautashvili, Airzena Director General, the company is  studying  a value of the flight and the price of the new destination will be known in the near future. He …

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Primary Health Care is Essential

The issues concerning, Health care system in terms of Primary Healthcare, CBW spoke with founder of “Family Doctor” Zurab Noniashvili. According to him, the Primary health care system is very important for the entire system. “Primary Health care has prevention function, doctors should try to prevent their patients from surgeries. …

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2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest winners

It’s not an easy task to narrow down 17,000 images taken by intrepid world travelers — but that’s what National Geographic has just finished doing for its 2015 Traveler Photo Contest. The contest, in its 27th year, is divided into four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. …

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Dubai to Become First ‘Four-Dimensional City’ in the World

Group of technology companies in the UAE have launched a project to make Dubai the world’s first four dimension city, according to Al Arabiya News channel. The project, called “D4D” or Dubai 4 Dimension, will create a digital replica of the city in the shape of three-dimensional imagery and will …

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6 Spa Hotels in Georgia: Add Some “Bleisure” to Your Trip

Usually while gathering ideas for a vacation in Georgia, people rather think of mountains, hiking, trekking and maybe Georgian wine. It is all true, but actually there are some little spa gems hidden between green mountains and picturesque lakes. Doesn’t matter, if your trip to Georgia is for business or …

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Sulguni, Georgian Mozzarella

So you’ve made your 10 pounds of Imeretian cheese and you’ve been eating grape and cheese salad for the past two weeks. You’re starting to regret letting me enroll you in that slow food movement. Here’s a half-baked solution: make sulguni! Why half-baked? Because it will shrink your cheese supply by half!  …

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Reuters: Georgia’s Economy Slows in H1 From Last Year

Despite the Stabilization of the Lari, Businessmen are not Going to Continue the Suspended Projects

International news agency Reuters publishes article, on behalf of Geostat‘s report and says Georgia’s economy slowed due to plunge in the Russian Ruble. Reuters also mentions declined exports, remittances and lowered country’s growth. Georgia’s economic growth slowed to 2.6 percent in the first half of this year compared with 6 …

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Brent Crude Falls Below $50 a Barrel

The world’s benchmark oil price fell to less than $50 a barrel Monday for the first time in six months as a sluggish global economy and rampant oil boom keep crude markets falling. Monday’s selloff widens losses from July that plunged oil into a bear market. Record production in the …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum Pipeline Blasted


The Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum (South Caucasus pipeline) gas pipeline’s section in the Sarikamis region of Turkey’s Kars province was blasted, Anadolu Agency reported on August 4. Gas supply through the pipeline has been suspended. The preliminary reports say the explosion occurred due to unknown reasons. The gas pipeline damaged in the explosion is operated …

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Real Estate Market Suffering a Crisis

Georgian real estate market is suffering  stagnation, typical for the summer, but this time not only due to  seasonal factors. Brokers say that recently the business has experienced a difficult time in any season. The number of sales and rentals of apartments  has reduced in Tbilisi. Representatives of the real estate …

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1.3mln GEL Water Supply Project is Being Implemented in Kakheti

1.3 million GEL project will increase the water supply from two hours per day to constant, 24-hour access, in Kakheti region. Currently about 600 families in Signagi – about half of the town’s population – have access to water for two hours per day while 300 families are supplied with …

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Re-export of Cars to Azerbaijan Limited

Re-export of  Japanese cars produced for the US from Georgia to Azerbaijan remains problematic. Limitation operates within the regulation, which prohibits exports to Azerbaijan vehicles that don’t meet Euro-4 standard requirements. Currently, the problem has  only  the  vehicles manufactured in Japan for the US market. This is due to the fact …

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