Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

Boris Nemtsov Posthumously Given American Liberty Award

Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition leader who was tragically assassinated last year, was posthumously awarded the American Liberty Award. The Award is annually presented by the International Republican institute in Washington, D.C., Russian service of BBC reports. Nemtsov’s former colleague and Parnas party partner Vladimir Kara-Murza received the Award for …

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First Georgia-France Co-Pro Short Underway


Production is beginning on the first ever animated short film co-produced by Georgia and France — a modern folk tale for kids called Pocket Man, created by Georgian children’s book illustrator Ana Chubinidze. According to Chubinidze, she had decided to writer her own children’s story after working as an illustrator …

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Japan Floods Cause Evacuations of Thousands in City Near Tokyo

A city near Tokyo declared a state of emergency and ordered thousands of residents to evacuate after torrential rain caused severe flooding. The storm caused contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to leak into the ocean. The Kinugawa river, which runs through the city of Joso, about 26 …

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Stella Bivoli – The role of Health Information Systems in Improving Quality of Care in Health Sector

Stella Bivoli

Expert and head of Information and Regulatory Affairs of international consulting company “Global Alliance”, Stella Bivoli talks about Health Sector in Georgia. Bovoli graduated from the Boston University School of Public Health in epidemiology studies; She has participated in international development and public health programs; Stella bivoli has worked as a consultant for …

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Shaloshvili Cellar Wine Entered the European Market

Shaloshvili Cellar Ltd.  company  sponsored within the concessional loan program  has entered the European market. According to the company’s Director  Alexi Shaloshvili, recently their  product has been sent to Germany. Two thousand bottles of Georgian wine will  be sold in the German market in the near future. He says the …

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5 Silly Questions About Georgian Wines

Georgian Wine

The closer harvest time is, the happier I am about that old wise decision to move to Georgia. I have to admit: my love to wine is very difficult to hide, and I am really anticipating this beautiful season, as grapes will be squeezed, put to qvevris (special clay amphoras) and …

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Outdoor Advertising Leader Losing Main Customers

Problems faced by outdoor advertising business in Tbilisi  are further aggravated. CBW covered  this topic a few months ago. Then outdoor advertising companies complained about slimmed-down orders. Today they say that the situation is even more complicated because of the problems faced by large client companies. In particular, this assessment was …

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10 Different ways Barbecue is Made Around the World Including Mtsvadi


Peak grill season may be winding down, but barbecue’s popularity remains eternal. Which reminds us: despite the all-American portrait of meat on a grill in someone’s backyard, it’s not just in the United States where people bow down at the altar of meat and fire. The irresistible, umami-packed combination of meat and …

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Revenues from Visiting Rabat Fortress Increased this Year

Revenues from visiting Rabat fortress increased by  GEL47 000 this year. CBW was informed by Ilya Sidamonidze, acting Director at Rabat fortress complex. Sidamonidze considers a summer season successful and says that they are satisfied with the number of tourists. He says  that although the number of visitors has reduced by about …

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World Bank: Ukraine’s Economy will Start Growing in 2016

World Bank sees signs of economic stabilization in Ukraine and says economic growth can already be expected in the country in 2016. World Bank’s country director for Belorussia, Moldova and Ukraine Qimiao Fan stated at a press conference. “We see the early signs of stabilization. The fiscal deficit has been …

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Dongfang Electric Invests $200m in Georgia’s Tkibuli Thermal Power Plant


One of China’s largest enterprises has expressed its interest to invest almost $200 million USD in Georgia’s energy sector. State-owned enterprise Dongfang Electric has pledged to contribute about $180-$200 million for construction of a 150 megawatt Thermal Power Plant (TPP) in Georgia’s western Tkibuli region. Dongfang Electric is one of …

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