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Tbilisi rally protests Mtavari Arkhi founder sentencing

Tbilisi rally protests Mtavari Arkhi founder sentencing

Reporters and media managers of various media outlets held a rally in support of Nika Gvaramia, the founder of Mtavari Arkhi channel, who was sentenced to three years and six months in prison by Tbilisi City Court on Tuesday. The …

Georgia among safest countries for business tourism

Georgia among safest countries for business tourism

International online platform Boardroom has published an article on the potential of business tourism in Georgia, which informs the readers about the hotels and exhibition spaces of the country where large-scale conferences, meetings, congresses …

Georgian-Armenian legal forum begins in Tbilisi

Georgian-Armenian legal forum begins in Tbilisi

The Georgian-Armenian legal forum has started in Tbilisi. During the event, Minister of Justice of Georgia Rati Bregadze held talks with his Armenian counterpart Karen Andreasyan. The parties discussed the importance of cooperation in the legal …

Heavy rain causes flooding in Tbilisi

Heavy rain causes flooding in Tbilisi

Heavy rain has caused floods in Tbilisi, local media report. The downpour began in the capital of Georgia on April 30. The Emergency Management Service and the mayor's office have not yet reported on the consequences of the current …

Tbilisi launches new public transport routes

Tbilisi launches new public transport routes

New bus and minibus routes were launched in Tbilisi on April 16. Taking into account the increase in passenger traffic and the improvement of movement in different directions, seven new bus routes and 10 new minibus routes were …

Tbilisi metro partially stops due to problems

Tbilisi metro partially stops due to problems

The first line of the Tbilisi subway stopped due to technical problems, this statement was made by the Tbilisi City Hall. Problems occured with one of the rolling stock, Sputnik Georgia clarifies. At the moment, passengers can …

Bank robbers detained in Tbilisi

Bank robbers detained in Tbilisi

The Georgian police arrested two suspects in a robbery attack on a branch of the Bank of Georgia in Tbilisi. The incident took place on April 1. Two men broke into a bank building in the Africa region, and, threatening the cashier, took …

Rakuten Viber opens office in Tbilisi

Rakuten Viber opens office in Tbilisi

Japanese electronic commerce and online retailing company Rakuten will open a Tbilisi-based office for mobile application development of its Viber messaging product, the Georgian Economy Ministry announced. Among other areas, the …

Georgia calls for public calm amid fuel challenges

Georgia calls for public calm amid fuel challenges

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili urged the public to avoid "emotions and provocations" amid "challenges" on Monday as he revealed a Government package estimated to create new jobs starting next month. …

Snowfall paralyzes Tbilisi

Snowfall paralyzes Tbilisi

Due to heavy snowfall in the suburbs of Tbilisi, there were problems with the traffic, the City Cleanup Service "Tbilservice Group" informs. It is clarified that traffic is difficult in the suburbs of Patara Lilo, Lisi, …

Georgian directors to present short films in Tbilisi

Georgian directors to present short films in Tbilisi

On March 18, as part of the Tbilisi Short Film Festival, the authentic space of the winery will host screenings of works by local short film masters. According to the organizers, the guests will see films by Giorgi Tavartkiladze …

German Airline Company to offer direct flights to Tbilisi

German Airline Company to offer direct flights to Tbilisi

German-based Condor airlines will start operating direct flights from Frankfurt to Tbilisi starting May 1 with twice-a-week flights, TAV Georgia, the company operating two airports in Georgia, has revealed. Condor flights will run on …

Tbilisi to host International Archival Film Festival

Tbilisi to host International Archival Film Festival

The First International Archival Film Festival will be held in Tbilisi. The festival is scheduled for October 5-9, 2022, according to the organizer of the event National Archive at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. The festival …

Largest Tbilisi market catches fire

Largest Tbilisi market catches fire

Fire rescue was called to a warehouse area in the Eliava Market, one of the largest multiprofile market zones in Tbilisi, as fire broke out to affect an area of about 1,500 square metres in the capital city on Monday. Otar …

Fare for public transport to be increased in Tbilisi

Fare for public transport to be increased in Tbilisi

Tbilisi City Hall announced today that one-time fare for public transport will be 1 GEL instead of 50 tetri starting next year. Passengers will be able to choose the plan they want from the payment system. For a one-time trip, …