Issue 6, 2011. December-January

 

GEORGIA ON GOOGLE MAPS

Georgia on Google maps www.maps.google.com will make the country more accessible for businesses and travelers alike. The data, collected by JumpStart - an NGO in Georgia...
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TBILISI, THE CITY THAT LOVES YOU - EVEN WITHOUT A CAR

The city of Tbilisi, together with the Asian Development Bank (ABD), is investing heavily in improving public transportation in Tbilisi...
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BRING MANUFACTURERS TO GEORGIA: A NEW PLAN

Georgia is becoming an increasingly attractive destination for light manufacturing companies. The country's location, business reforms and...
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SKI GEORGIA: NEW INVESTMENTS IN RESORTS TO BOLSTER TOURISM

Infrastructure projects in the country's four ski areas underscore the government's plans to attract 5 million tourists by 2015. Investor.ge...
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HOTELS: HIGH OCCUPANCY, HIGH EXPECTATIONS

Over the last few years the Georgian government has made huge efforts to build a new image for Georgia as an attractive tourist destination...
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GOOD INSPECTOR, BAD INSPECTOR: NEW PROGRAMS SEEK TO EASE TAX EVASION

The Georgian Revenue Service (RS) is betting on two new programs to eradicate a lingering "mentality" problem about paying taxes.
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GEORGIAN WINE: TO HONG KONG AND BEYOND

While the WTO agreement with Moscow might reopen the Russian market for Georgian wine, Tbilisi is focused on opening new markets in...
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RECYCLING IN GEORGIA: A WASTED OPPORTUNITY OR AN OPPORTUNITY FOR WASTE?

"Just one word... plastics!" When Benjamin, the Dustin Hoffman character in the 1960 film "The ..
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MORE CHEESE, PLEASE!

Ana Mikadze asks me to try the Vaio Imeruli Cheese, made at an altitude of 2,200 meters somewhere in the Georgian mountains by Catholic Meskhs.
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STAGE RIGHT: BOLLYWOOD DIRECTORS SPOTLIGHT GROWING INTEREST IN GEORGIAN FILM

A growing interest in Georgia from foreign film producers and directors in Bollywood and...
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STAGE LEFT: THE POTENTIAL OF THE GEORGIAN FILM INDUSTRY

Investor.ge spoke with Gia Bazgadze, a producer and part owner of Light Bank productions - as well as the largest chain of cinemas in Georgia...
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NY BASEBALL FANS DONATE GEAR AND UNIFORMS TO GEORGIAN PLAYERS

Georgian baseball players have new gloves, uniforms and safety gear thanks to the generosity of New York baseball fans.
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