Daily Archives: September 29, 2015

World Bank: Georgia Moves Up by 22 Points in Governance Index

Georgia moves up by 22 points in World Bank’s Governance Index. According to World Bank, “Governance consists of the traditions and institutions by which authority in a country is exercised.  This includes the process by which governments are selected, monitored and replaced; the capacity of the government to effectively formulate …

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China’s First Glass-Bottom Bridge Opens

It’s called Brave Men’s Bridge for a reason. The recently completed span is a glass walkway suspended a stomach-flipping 180 meters (590 feet) above a sheer drop in China’s central Hunan Province. Haohan Qiao, as it’s known in Chinese, is the latest in a series of glass-floored attractions to open …

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26 Sexist Ads of All Time

beer comercial

This ad for Protein World — a diet supplement — caused more debate in Britain than any other ad this year. After it first appeared in London underground stations during the summer, it was the subject of hundreds of complaints to the UK’s advertising watchdog regulator, mostly from people who believed …

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Nino Machaidze Debuts in Berlin Premiere of Vasco da Gama

The Deutsche Oper Berlin has cast up-and-coming Georgian soprano Nino Machaidze in its premiere of the Vasco da Gama opera this Sunday. The famous theatre, which is also home to the Berlin State Ballet, said the young Georgian singer was “one of the most in-demand young singers in her field”. For …

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Putin Speaks Fourth Term of Presidency with CBS Journalist

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is uncertain if he will use his right to run for the fourth term of presidency. Putin spoke on this matter during his interview with an American journalist from CBS News Charlie Rose. When asked how long Putin would like to stay in power, …

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Dubai’s TGM Signed up to Manage Tbilsi Mall

Dubai-based TGM Consultants has been appointed to provide full scope property management and leasing services for Tbilisi Mall, the largest retail and leisure development in the Southern Caucasus region. This appointment cements TGM’s position as one of the leading consultancy firms in the region; following its entrance into the Southern …

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Georgia Sees no Alternative to Southern Gas Corridor Project

Georgia does not see any alternative to the Southern Gas Corridor project, David Oniani, advisor for strategic planning at Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation (GOGC) said. He made the remarks addressing the 3rd Azerbaijan and Caspian Sea Oil and Gas Week 2015 in Baku Sept.29. This project is the only …

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Germany Investigates VW’s Ex-boss over Fraud Allegations

German prosecutors launched an investigation on Monday into fraud allegations against former Volkswagen boss , showing their determination to get quickly to the bottom of a scandal over rigged emissions tests that has rocked the global car industry. The German company also suspended three top engineers, sources familiar with the …

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Effective co-op between Azerbaijan and Georgia – Example for whole Region

Elmar Mammadyarov, Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Effective cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia is an example for the whole region, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said. He made the remarks during the meeting with Georgian deputy prime minister, foreign minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili as part of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, according to Azerbaijani Foreign …

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Turkey – Largest Importer of Cucumbers to Georgia

Cucumbers are on the second place among vegetable crops produced in Georgia. The vegetable was included in the list of 21 priority products with high export potential presented by the Minister of Agriculture Otar Danelia in the framework of the Ambassadorial held in Georgia. Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli and Imereti are the main …

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Expert: State Should Review Profit of Pharmaceutical Companies

khatuna lagazidze

Expert Khatuna Lagazidze responded to the current situation of the pharmaceutical market, the importance of the quality of drugs in Georgia and the recent increase in prices. Lagazidze noted that to some extent the country still needs intervention of the government in certain areas. Reviewing profit margins of the pharmaceutical companies is inevitable, according to the …

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