The FINANCIAL -- On April 21, the Parliament of Georgia approved changes to the Road Traffic law introducing the so-called demerit points system (DPS) in Georgia. Under the DPS every driver will receive a reserve of 100 points. For each traffic violation, in addition to monetary penalty, the points will be deducted from a 100 points ...

The FINANCIAL -- American and Western European visitors to Georgia are fascinated by the fact that middle-aged Georgian taxi drivers often brandish a couple of engineering degrees, while young hotel ...

The FINANCIAL -- In February 2017, the average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian khachapuri decreased to 3.66 GEL, which is 0.2% higher month-on-month (compared to January 2016), and 6.2% higher ...

The FINANCIAL -- How does the future of well-irrigated agriculture look like? Would it be a blasphemy to answer – paradise? In an imminently drier and hungrier future, this does seem like a ...

The FINANCIAL -- According to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends Report, agriculture accounts for 32% of total employment globally, and 39% in Asia and the Pacific. In spite of this, it seldom tops ...

The FINANCIAL -- In March 2017, the national average price of cooking Imeretian khachapuri declined to 3.41 GEL, which is 6.9% lower compared to the previous month (February 2017), and 4.1% above its ...

The FINANCIAL -- This week we are offering a special edition of the Khachapuri Index. For this edition, we asked our relatives and friends who live abroad to tell us the price of khachapuri ...

The FINANCIAL -- Between 2000 and 2012, Sweden fell in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) by 16 places from the 7th to the 23rd rank, and in the 2015 PISA study, Sweden ranked ...

The FINANCIAL -- For the first time in more than two years, meat prices are displaying a steady increase; month-to-month changes in prices have been positive for the last four ...