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Adjara Group To Open Rooms Hotel in Batumi

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Following Kazbegi and Tbilisi, Rooms hotel will be open in Georgia’s seaside town Batumi. The 170-room hotel investment cost is about $18 million USD. According to General director of Adjara Group Valeri Chekheria, exterior of the building is already completed, however the hotel will open in summer 2017. In the …

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Lasha Talakhadze Sets WR, Takes Gold in Rio

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Georgia’s Lasha Talakhadze, who won last year’s Weightlifting World Championships, took gold with an overall weight lifted of 473 kilograms (just under 1,043 pounds). Talakhadze reached that mark on his final clean and jerk lift of 258 kilograms, breaking the world record set by Iran’s Rezah Zadeh in Beijing eight …

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Coffee Processing Plant to Open in Tbilisi

A coffee processing plant will open on Kakheti Highway in Tbilisi. The enterprise will launch operation in 2 years. The project’s investment value is 11.277 million GEL. The plant will employ 30 persons. The enterprise was created as part of the Produce in Georgia state program. The government has transmitted …

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Smart Energy Meters To Be Installed in Georgia

To improve efficiency of country’s energy system, feasibility of installing smart networks including “Smart Meters” for both retail and wholesale consumers is planned. According to strategy of Ministry of Energy research will reveal their spread of reasonable terms and conditions. This also responds to EU № 2009/72/EC directive which is about …

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Industrial coal Reserves Amounts to 372 Million tons in Georgia

Industrial coal Reserves Amounts to 372 Million tons in Georgia

Total volume of industrial reserves (A, B and C1 categories) amounts to 372 million tons in Georgia, – “Strategy of Georgian Energy Sector”, worked out by Energy ministry reports. Coal deposits are basically placed in three regions of Georgia: Tkibul-Shaori, Tkvarcheli and Akhaltsikhe. Coal reserves are two types: coal and …

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ADB can Allocate $200M for North-South Project

ADB can Allocate $200M for North-South Project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will consider the possibility of allocating a $200 million loan for implementation of the International North-South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) project, said an ADB message on its website. An ADB mission will be in Azerbaijan from Nov. 14 to Nov. 25 in order to gather information …

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Armenian Village Has Little to Show for Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline

When construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline got underway and it was revealed that a 2-kilometer section of the 1,768 pipeline would pass through the fields in the village of Molit, in the Samtskhe-Javaketi region of Georgia, local Armenian residents were overjoyed. They were to be compensated, and residents decided to …

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Iranian Airline to Perform New Charter Flights Iran to Georgia

Iranian Airline to Perform New Charter Flights Iran to Georgia

Iranian airline Zagros Airlines will perform charter flights to Georgia starting August 19. The airline will perform Tehran-Tbilisi-Tehran flights twice a week by Airbus A320 airplane. The flights will be performed till October 28, the end of the summer navigation period. Iranian airline ATA Airlines launched regular flights on the …

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Creative Artist Turns Strangers’ Photos into Cute Illustrations

Creative Artist Turns Strangers’ Photos into Cute Illustrations

Just look at how Brazilian artist Julio Cesar transformed these pictures! Thanks to the cheerful colors and finely observed details, his peculiar character designs seem incredibly lifelike. Julio Cesar has created a fun series of digital illustrations based on the photos of random people. His cheeky illustrations distinguish themselves through their vibrant …

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