Issue 4, 2016. August-September

 

INVESTMENT NEWS

Investor.ge provides a brief update on investments and changes in government policy that could impact the business environment. The information in this issue was taken ...
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HOW THE 2014 CENSUS MADE GEORGIA INTO AN UPPER MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRY

On July 1st, the World Bank announced that Georgia had become an upper middle-income country, a status determined by a country's ...
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OVER TWO MILLION TOURISTS AND COUNTING: GEORGIAN RAILWAYS GAINS TRACTION WITH NEW TRAINS, SERVICES

Since January, over a million tourists have traveled on Georgian railways, taking ...
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MORE THAN BOOKS: MODERNIZING GEORGIA'S LIBRARIES

Georgian libraries are slowly adapting to their new roles as places for collective knowledge and community.
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BREXIT AND GEORGIA

The UK's decision to leave the EU, the so called "Brexit," has created turmoil in the UK and in the EU. It initially hit global stock markets hard and has subsequently created a confusing picture ...
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JOHN KERRY VISITS GEORGIA

During his july 6 visit, the us secretary of state met top officials and members of the opposition. kerry and Georgian PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili agreed to increase education exchanges ...
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TRANSPARIFY REPORT RANKS GEORGIA AS "WORLD CHAMPION" IN POLICY RESEARCH TRANSPARENCY

A new ranking applauds Georgian NGOs growing level of financial transparency
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REBUILDING THE ZOO

Over a year has passed since Tbilisi's deadly flood. The Tbilisi Zoo is slowly rebuilding, despite lingering questions about the fate of donations.
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HIPSTER PLACES IN TBILISI

If you ask the people of Tbilisi they will tell you that for quite some time the city has been transfiguring into a shiny piece of cheap jewelry that no one wants to wear more than twice. ...
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A BIT OF POLAND IN GEORGIA, BY WAY OF THE DESERT

You have been to the beach, the mountains, Turtle Lake and all the coolest cafes in Tbilisi. What else is there to do? In the spirit of ...
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MY MOM WENT TO GEORGIA AND "ALL I GOT WAS THIS LOUSY T-SHIRT"

For years tourists to Georgia have been limited to buying wine or, perhaps, a carpet. But entrepreneurs are now tapping into the ...
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