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  • Fire in Tbilisi – two residential buildings are burning on Makhaldiani street

    Fire in Tbilisi – two residential buildings are burning on Makhaldiani street

    A blaze has reportedly ripped through a two-story residential building on #28 Makhaldiani street, Nadzaladevi district. According to the Emergency Management Service, 10 fire-rescue brigades are working on the spot. The cause of the fire and the information about the injured are unknown...

    12 June 2020, 18:00
  • Recommendation on remote working in public institutions remains in force

    Recommendation on remote working in public institutions remains in force

    The inter-agency Coordination Council established in prevention of spread of COVID-19 virus infection in Georgia, upheld some recommendations regarding remote working including for employees of public institutions. Also, based on the decision of Coordination Council, lockdown regime will be maintained...

    12 June 2020, 17:22
  • Nenskra Hydro has Created a New Website to Promote Domestic Tourism in Svaneti

    Nenskra Hydro has Created a New Website to Promote Domestic Tourism in Svaneti

    Nenskra HPP  project  company - JSC Nenskra Hydro has created a new website - www.chubekhevi.ge - to promote domestic tourism in Svaneti. The bilingual website was created within the framework of the Nenskra Hydro information campaign and aims to inform Georgian and foreign tourists about...

    12 June 2020, 17:19
  • Georgia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 843

    Georgia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reach 843

    Georgia reported six more new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number of infected persons to 843. The data has recently been updated on a special web-page stopcov.ge created by the Georgian government. The number of recovered patients has reached 697. Three persons...

    12 June 2020, 16:20
  • Ukrainian president's wife contracts coronavirus

    Ukrainian president's wife contracts coronavirus

    Olena Zelenska, the wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, has tested positive for COVID-19, the President’s Office has reported on Telegram. “The wife of the President of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, tested positive for COVID-19. The first lady is feeling well and has no symptoms....

    12 June 2020, 16:10
  • Government to hand over medical facemasks to socially vulnerable people

    Government to hand over medical facemasks to socially vulnerable people

    The ruling team and Ministry of Economy are working on a plan to hand over certain number of medical facemasks to the socially vulnerable people so that their purchase is not a burden for them – Anri Okhanashvili, Chairman of the Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee said. “The number...

    12 June 2020, 14:31
  • The Parliament to start discussions on constitutional amendments on June 18

    The Parliament to start discussions on constitutional amendments on June 18

    According to the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, the one-month term, which is allocated for public discussion of the constitutional amendments, expires on June 18. Archil Talakvadze made such a statement during the bureau session. According to him, the second public hearing of the constitutional...

    12 June 2020, 13:24
  • The source of one of the 9 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours is unknown - Marina Ezugbaia

    The source of one of the 9 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours is unknown - Marina Ezugbaia

    The source of one of the 9 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours is unknown - Marina Ezugbaia The source of one of the 9 new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours is unknown. Such a statement made the Clinical Director of Tbilisi Infectious Hospital. “We’ve 9 new coronavirus cases...

    12 June 2020, 12:25
  • A young couple with coronavirus placed in Kutaisi Infectious Diseases Hospital

    A young couple with coronavirus placed in Kutaisi Infectious Diseases Hospital

    Two patients were admitted to Kutaisi Infectious Diseases Hospital with a diagnosis of coronavirus. The young couple has a history of traveling to Baku. According to Dr. Temur Nadiradze, the patients were taken from Tskaltubo quarantine area. Their health condition is moderate. At the moment, there...

    12 June 2020, 11:29
  • Rescuers are searching for a 60-year-old man in Alazani

    Rescuers are searching for a 60-year-old man in Alazani

    Rescuers are searching for a 60-year-old man in the Alazani River in Dedoplistskaro. As it known, he was working on a farm near the river. According to eyewitnesses, the person was drunk, went into the Alazani with his friends but could not get out. As the Emergency Management Agency said, divers...

    12 June 2020, 11:26
  • Myths and Facts about Hydropower Plants

    Myths and Facts about Hydropower Plants

    Under the conditions of global warming, the development of non-carbon energy has become actual. We are talking about power plants that use a limited amount of fuel and do not emit greenhouse gases. Such is hydropower, which emerged in the 19th century and competes significantly with other power plants. For...

    05 June 2020, 12:01
  • Georgian FM speaks with his Armenian college on issues relating to COVID-19

    Georgian FM speaks with his Armenian college on issues relating to COVID-19

    Georgian Minister of Foreign Affairs David Zalkaliani spoke with his Armenian college on issues relating to COVID-19 pandemic. As reported by the Press Office of MFA, the parties exchanged information on the current situation in the countries regarding the pandemic. It was noted...

    05 June 2020, 11:15
  • Georgian citizens to face fines for violating face mask rules

    Georgian citizens to face fines for violating face mask rules

    New rules are about to come into force legally requiring citizens to wear face masks on public transport or closed spaces. According to the changes into law, a fine of 50 GEL can be imposed on those who fail to wear a mask on public transport, taxes or closed spaces. The owner of the closed space...

    05 June 2020, 11:13
  • The U.S. committed USD 1 million in new USAID funding to support Georgia’s response to COVID-19

    The U.S. committed USD 1 million in new USAID funding to support Georgia’s response to COVID-19

    The U.S. Government has committed USD 1 million in new USAID funding to support Georgia’s response to COVID-19. The information appeared on the Facebook page of the USAUD. “The U.S. Government has committed $1 million in new USAID funding to support Georgia’s response to COVID-19....

    05 June 2020, 11:10
  • Israel-Georgia Chamber of Business member companies increase export

    Israel-Georgia Chamber of Business member companies increase export

    Israel-Georgia Chamber of Business member companies “Glenberry” and “Magal”, despite the emergency caused by Coronavirus, are increasing their exports of their products.  The owner of the company is Rafael Magalashvili, an Israeli citizen. "Glenberry" fruit freezer...

    04 June 2020, 11:53