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Zurab Japaridze: Artificial Regulations cannot Reduce Smoking Level

Zurab Japaridze: Artificial Regulations cannot Reduce Smoking Level

A bill of amendments to the law on Tobacco Use, proposed by MP Guguli Maghradze, member of the parliament’ committee for environment protection and natural resources, will be inefficient and we should not expect special results, Zurab Japaridze, one of the founders of Girchi new political center, noted. We should …

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June Records Growth in Bank Sector’s Profits

June Records Growth in Bank Sector's Profits

Fifteen commercial banks of 19 ones ended the first half of 2016 in total profits of 309 million GEL. In June the sector’s profits rose by 38 million GEL. Four commercial banks ended the reporting period in losses (TerraBank, Bank of Caucasus, Silkroad, Progress Bank). Total losses marked 18.7 million …

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Tripadvisor: Georgian Food and Where To Get It

Sometimes the opinions of international travelers and Georgians about food quite differ from each other. We have analyzed this, added some restaurants which have earned our trust, added some restaurant, which are not located in the touristic places, and made up an ultimate list of places serving authentic mouthwatering Georgian …

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Anaklia Magazine Presentation

Anaklia Magazine Presentation

On July 18, at 19:00, in TBC ART Gallery the presentation of a new magazine “Anaklia” was held. The magazine will cover all the details concerning about deep-water port construction in Anaklia and Free industrial zone development, as well as other economic, Geo-political and cultural issues and challenges. The magazine is published by JSC Anaklia …

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India Just Planted 50 Million Trees In 24 Hours

In the first real show of a $6 billion commitment to reforest India, the country planted nearly 50 million trees in under 24 hours. Suddenly, India’s goal of reducing pollution and reforesting 12% of the country doesn’t look nearly as far-fetched. The 24-hour event took place last Monday, July 11th, where …

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Mystic Guest to Assess Service Quality at Ajara Tourism Facilities

The tourism and resorts department of Ajara continues implementing the project of Mystic Guest. Under the project, Mystic Guest will identify service quality at 150 tourism facilities in Ajara. The Mystic Guest will examine service quality at 8 hotels and 70 food outlets until September. The Ajara Tourism Department will …

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Singapore Healthcare – Synergy of Public and Private Responsibilities

Since 2013 the Government of Georgia has been implementing the universal health program and its financial component grows every year. The opposition wing representatives frequently criticize the program. They urge the Government to revise the program’s intent  and determine the list of services more precisely. The opponents mainly criticize the …

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Pheasant’s Tears Rkatsiteli Among Guardian’s Latest Wine List

Rkatsiteli

Guardian publishes an article about wine and food parings; The rise of new cuisines, whether Asian or Scandinavian, has led to a search for wines to match them, so agency names six best wines, among of which Georgian Rkatsiteli has been listed. Sometimes a wine and food match is so harmonious …

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Rompetrol Georgia Organizes International Conference on Competition Law Issues

Rompetrol

Leading Foreign specialists are conducting international conference on the topic: «Competition Law – New Challenge for Georgia». The international conference was organized and financial support was carried out by Rompetrol Georgia. The conference proceeds under the aegis of Tbilisi State University. The conference is being held at hotel Rixos in …

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Batumi Municipality to Buy Electric Buses

Batumi Municipality to Buy Electric Buses

Bus park is renovated in Batumi. According to the City Municipality, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will allocated funds for acquiring 10 electronic buses, however the Municipality has already taken approval from the government. Besides, that diesel-fired Euro 5-standard buses will be purchased as well. “Batumi should be the …

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Investor: Construction of Anaklia Sea Port Will Start as Scheduled

Investor: Construction of Anaklia Sea Port Will Start as Scheduled

Levan Akhvlediani, executive director of “Anaklia Development Consortium” declares, that applications on operation of Anaklia Sea Port will be finished late August, by the beginning of September. According to Akhvlediani, financial data and technical details of the company is being studied in terms of making investments. Finally the operator company …

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Hands – Georgian Startup of Illustrated Flowerpots

The Hands manufactures flowerpots with special illustrations. The objective of the Hand is to beautify residential and working places to people by offering color clay or ceramic works and flowers instead of monotonous  pots. The idea belongs to two friends Giorgi Gvaramia and Gaga Popkhadze. They produce clay works, while …

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