Digging into the government report on UFOs

In a Q&A, historian of science Kate Dorsch illuminates the history behind reporting and investigating UFO sightings and contextualizes the new government report on such phenomena. Tucked in the $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief package that passed in December was a stipulation initially overlooked…

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The ADC stated gov’t reneged on support for port project

The FINANCIAL — The Anaklia Development Consortium is the company originally selected by the government of Georgia to develop the Anaklia Port project. The company has released a statement yesterday, September 9. The statement claims the government ran a campaign to undermine the…

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Australia falls into the first recession in nearly 30 years

The FINANCIAL — 2020 is the year Australia technically lost its famous nickname as ‘The Lucky Country’ and fell into recession for the first time in almost three decades. Australia last fell into recession in mid-1990 which ran into late 1991. But the…

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Obesity might be an issue for COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness

The FINANCIAL — Obesity makes it more difficult to vaccinate adults against influenza. Will this be the case for COVID-19 too? Evidence that obese people have a blunted response to common vaccines was first observed in 1985. Moreover, having obesity, defined as a body…

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Schools and universities to reopen on September 15 in Georgia

The FINANCIAL — Based on the analysis of the current epidemiological situation, the Interagency Coordination Council under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister has decided to start the learning process in schools and universities on September 15 as usual, in classrooms and auditoria. Head…

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European Parliament salutes the strengthening of EU-Georgia relations

The FINANCIAL — The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee adopted its new report taking stock of the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Georgia on Monday evening. Members of the European Parliament welcome the continuous deepening of EU-Georgia relations. They underline the importance of editorial…

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Enterprise Georgia is among 6 shortlisted finalists at the WTPO Awards 2020

The FINANCIAL — Georgian Government’s agency Enterprise Georgia is praised at the WTPO Awards 2020 for global excellence in promoting and supporting export. Georgia is among the six finalist countries. In the finals are organizations that encourage innovative and effective export development initiatives. The International…

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