Home / 2015 / October / 07

Daily Archives: October 7, 2015

Kote Tolordava Wins Top Prize in US Film Festival

Kote Tolordava

Kote Tolordava, a Georgian actor who passed away this April, was awarded the best actor prize, at The Diabolique International Film Festival in the United States. The Festival jury awarded Tolordava, 35, the prize for his part in the drama Landmine Goes Click by Georgian director Levan Bakhia and writer Adrian Colussi. …

Read More »

IMF Weakest Global Growth Outlook Since 2009 Crisis


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its forecast for global economic growth for the fourth time this year, reducing the figure to 3.1 percent from the 3.3 percent estimate in July. Modest growth pickup could occur in advanced economies, along with the slowdown in emerging markets, according to IMF. …

Read More »

Government Purchased 30% of Grapes Crop

The government purchased 30% of the grapes crop in the main wine region of Kakheti, – George Samanishvili, Director of the National Wine Agency told  CBW. According to him, the state bought up the surplus of grapes that has not been bought by the private wine companies. “I can say …

Read More »

Why Khudoni is a Great Idea

The Georgian Authorities have resumed discussions over the Khudoni hydro power plant (HPP) construction project. In parallel regime, the people objecting to the project have also intensified activities. They do not change the position. No one plans to live in caves, but an operation of three huge HPPs (Enguri HPP, …

Read More »

FlyUIA Starts Regular Flights from Kutaisi to Kharkov

Starting December 18, the Ukrainian international airlines FlyUIA will launch regular flights from Kharkov to Kutaisi. FlyUIA will have direct flights from Kutaisi to Kharkov twice a week: on Tuesdays and Fridays. Boeing-737 and Embraer-190 will conduct flights in this direction. The flights from the Kharkov airport will take place …

Read More »

Legendary Toyota Corolla And Rav4 for Unprecedented prices

The Toyota’s Official representation in Georgia has launched a campaign of unprecedented autumn discounts for legendary Toyota Corolla and RAV4 models. Toyota’s both official dealers in Georgia enable customers to enjoy this wonderful opportunity and get hands on a new vehicle. “Highest quality, durability and reliability are the main criteria …

Read More »

Georgian Wine: Plan for the Worst, Hope for the Best – ISET

“You mean there’s a catch?” “Sure there’s a catch”, Doc Daneeka replied. “Catch-22. Anyone who [claims he is crazy because he] wants to get out of combat duty isn’t really crazy.” Joseph Heller, Catch 22 The Georgian wine industry had a couple of very good years in 2013 and 2014, …

Read More »

Microsoft just Unveiled its First Laptop


Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled its first laptop: the Microsoft Surface Book, a 13-inch touch-screen device that also comes apart to become a tablet. “This is the ultimate laptop,” Microsoft’s Panos Panay said. It has two processors and a dedicated graphics-card system. Microsoft says the laptop is twice as fast as …

Read More »

Georgian Designer Named Balenciaga Artistic Director

Demna Gvasalia

A Georgian designer jumps from underground fashion to haute couture world. Demna Gvasalia the 34-year-old wunderkind designer behind Vetements, has been appointed artistic director of Balenciaga. Georgian designer who is a founder and ringleader of hot Paris fashion label Vêtements, will work at European fashion house Balenciaga. “We really wanted somebody that …

Read More »

Facebook To Launch Free Internet For Africa

Africa Facebook

The internet remains inaccessible in many parts of the continent. But that could soon change. Facebook plans to launch a satellite next year to get people in far-flung areas online. The satellite will cover large parts of west, east and southern Africa. The social network giant is partnered by French …

Read More »

Azerbaijan to Begin Europe Gas Supplies in 2022-2025

Azerbaijani gas supplies to Europe will begin in 2022-2025, Secretary General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Seyed Mohammed Hossein Adeli said in an interview with the “Izvestiya” Russian newspaper. He said that Azerbaijani gas supplies to the EU will begin no earlier than in 2022-2025, while the supplies …

Read More »