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Smoking Numbers hit New low as Britons turn to Vaping to help Quit Cigarettes

If you’re going to try to quit smoking in the new year, try vaping, a UK government advisory body says. Public Health England has launched a campaign video showing the dangers of traditional cigarettes, and has carried out an experiment demonstrating how e-cigarettes are much less harmful. It says people …

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Russia Offers Discount for Cargo Transportation via Georgia

It is known that Russia has always been against the development of the Georgian transit corridor, as considers it a rival. It concerns energy carriers transportation via pipelines as well as by railway and sea.  However, it seems that Moscow has changed its position, and possible profit prevailed over ideology. …

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Mandatory Technical Inspection of Vehicles to Come in Force on January 1st

From January 1, 2019, a technical inspection will become mandatory for all categories of vehicles. The non-governmental sector says that the process which is carried out by the Ministry of Economy is implemented incorrectly and has actually failed. They speak about the lack of all the necessary equipment for inspecting cars …

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Typical Characteristics of Saperavi variety Been Identified

The basic typical organoleptic characteristics (markers) of Georgia’s Saperavi variety have been identified by Georgian Sommelier Association with the support of National Wine Agency and Wine Laboratory Ltd. Within the frames of the International Sommelier Association (A.S.I.) 49th General Assembly held in Tbilisi, was arranged International Session of organoleptic identification …

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The Prize Received by Silknet for Founding the Wounded Warrior Support Foundation is Very Important for More Support and Popularization of This Initiative

The Georgian publishing of the World’s leading business edition Forbes Georgia named „Silknet” the winner of the year in CSR nomination. At the year-end summarizing gala reception held by Forbes, following successful businesses were named in these categories: Forbes Woman, Forbes Entrepreneur, Forbes Partner,  Forbes Startup, Forbes Social Impact. Among …

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TBC to Award 200 Children with Scholarships in 2019

TBC has presented the report to the society and introduced the projects implemented within the framework of corporate social responsibility. The company’s CSR projects are united around 5 different directions. These are: Business Support, Heritage, Culture, TBC Team, Future Generation. The last one will be a special niche for TBC …

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Budget of Tbilisi to Exceed 1 Billion GEL in 2019

Tbilisi City Municipal Assembly has approved the budget of the capital. The total amount of the budget for 2019 is 927,6 mln GEL, which exceeds the initially approved budget of the last year (861,6 mln GEL) by 66 mln GEL. As the Mayor of the capital, Kakha Kaladze stated, Tbilisi …

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Red-Co to Start $60 Million Project in Tbilisi

The construction company Red-Co is planning to implement a project worth 60 million USD in Tbilisi, Krtsanisi – a territory where mainly diplomatic missions are located. The company explained that construction of high-rise buildings is prohibited on the territory. Therefore, luxury apartments will be constructed, aimed at the representatives of …

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