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Georgian rescuers save injured tourist in Svaneti mountains

Georgian rescuers save injured tourist in Svaneti mountains

Georgian rescuers have saved an injured visitor in the mountains of the northern province of Svaneti, the Emergency Management Service of the Interior Ministry said on Thursday. The Service said it had been informed of a foreign citizen …

Georgia faces opposition-ruling party showdown

Georgia faces opposition-ruling party showdown

The United National Movement candidates may win the municipal elections in all major Georgian cities, except Tbilisi, according to the results of the IPSOS survey commissioned by the opposition-minded TV channel Mtavari Arkhi in Tbilisi, …

Olympic swimming construction launched in Georgia's Kutaisi

Olympic swimming construction launched in Georgia's Kutaisi

Georgia's western hub city of Kutaisi will have a brand-new Olympic swimming pool in 2022, with Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Asian Development Bank representatives involved in the ceremony of opening the construction on …

Georgian police officers detained bank robber

Georgian police officers detained bank robber

The Georgian policemen managed to find a criminal who tried to rob the Liberty Bank branch. The suspect was detained, the website of the Georgian Interior Ministry informs. On January 29, the detainee burst into the bank branch in …

Georgia to produce first electric cars in August

Georgia to produce first electric cars in August

The electric car factory in Kutaisi, Georgia, will produce its first electric car in August, State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze said. He said that at the first stage 5,000 cars will be produced per …

Bidzina Ivanishvili promises teachers 25% of Georgian budget

Bidzina Ivanishvili promises teachers 25% of Georgian budget

Georgia’s spending on education will be raised to 25% of the budget starting from 2021, Georgian Dream chairman, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili said today in an interview with Kutaisi International University. “From 2021, a …

Wizz Air announces new flights from Georgia

Wizz Air announces new flights from Georgia

Italy's Bologna and Germany's Cologne will soon be added as two new destinations offered by Hungarian lowcoster Wizz Air operating from Kutaisi International Airport. Starting November 2019, Wizz Air will fly from …

 Explosion hits residential building in Kutaisi

Explosion hits residential building in Kutaisi

The explosion caused a fire and rescuers had to evacuate the whole building located on Avtomsheni Avenue in Kutaisi. Five people have been placed in Kutaisi hospitals. Three of them are in critical condition, with burns on …

 Electric-car plant to be built in Kutaisi in two years

Electric-car plant to be built in Kutaisi in two years

Georgian AiGroup and the Chinese Changan will start production of electric vehicles (EV) in Kutaisi by summer of 2021 in accordance with the project for construction of the EV production plant, according to Georgia's PM Mamuka …

Historic part of Kutaisi to be renovated

Historic part of Kutaisi to be renovated

The historic part of Georgia's Kutaisi and 41 houses along Rioni River will be renovated according to the project which is to be launched in 2020. Kutaisi Mayor Giorgi Chigvaria has held meetings with architects …

Georgia to host European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

Georgia to host European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad

For the first time in the history of the country, the European Girls' Mathematical Olympiad will be held in Georgia: in 2021, the event will take place in Kutaisi (Imereti region), the EGMO website reports. This year EGMO was held …

Social workers go on strike in Georgia

Social workers go on strike in Georgia

A large-scale strike of Georgia’s social workers has been underway since the morning across the country. Protesters demand better working conditions in and more efficient and timely services from Georgia's Social Service …

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Swine flu death toll reaches 19 in Georgia

Nineteen people have died because of the swine flu (H1N1) in Georgia this winter, the Georgian National Disease Control Centre says. The most recent fatality took place yesterday, when a 32-year-old woman, who had just given …

Second person dies from swine flu in Georgia

Second person dies from swine flu in Georgia

The H1N1 virus, known as the swine flu, has caused the death of already two persons in Georgia, the republic's Minister of Health Davit Sergeenko said. According to him, the first person died yesterday …