World

American Cancer Society Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes

TBILISI(BPI)- The American Cancer Society Board of Directors approved the following position statement on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in February 2018. The position statement will be used to guide ACS’s tobacco control and cessation efforts as it relates to these products. ACS Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes Combustible tobacco products, primarily cigarettes, are the single greatest cause of cancer and kill ...

Read More »

Prosecution Checks Citizens with Luxury Cars and Properties in Bulgaria

There are 50 ”Maybach” cars, 193 cars ”Bentley”, 31 cars “Lamborghini”, 68 – ”Rolls-Royce” and 93 – “Ferrari” in Bulgaria. Taxes will establish for each car: date of acquisition, purchase contract value or customs declaration, as well as the origin of the money for it. It will also be analyzed to what extent the price corresponds to the market price. ...

Read More »

China to overtake U.S. as largest air travel market

TBILISI(BPI)-China is going to surpass the U.S. as the world’s largest air travel market in the next five years — sooner than expected. In its annual forecast, the International Air Transport Association shifted its expectations about the center of gravity of world air travel eastward, away from the U.S. and Europe. The global airline industry group anticipates that 7.8 billion ...

Read More »

Miami’s main airport doesn’t know yet when it will reopen after Irma

TBILISI(BPI)- Florida’s largest airport is picking up the pieces after taking a hit from Hurricane Irma — and it’s unclear when it’ll be up and running again. Miami International Airport will be closed Monday after sustaining significant water damage throughout, according to CEO Emilio Gonzalez. The airport tweeted late Sunday that it needs to assess the damage before deciding whether passenger flights ...

Read More »

H&M follow-up Justin Bieber collection to hit stores this week

TBILISI(BPI)- Justin Bieber fans will be glad to know that even more items will be available in the H&M Purpose collection following his cancelled dates in July this year. The collection was launched in H&M stores and online last year… and now the pop star has released even more items to the already popular line. After cancelling the remainder of his last tour ...

Read More »

The Financial:Retailers expect strong Christmas sales

TBILISI(BPI)- The Barclays Christmas Survey 2016 has revealed that retailers are optimistic that they will achieve a positive result in their biggest sales period, with most anticipating increased revenues on Black Friday and across the wider Christmas season. A majority of retailers are more confident about Christmas trading compared with 2015 (60%), with just over half expecting an increase in ...

Read More »

New York Audience fascinated by “Ali and Nino” Movie

TBILISI(BPI) -Premiere of the feature film “Ali and Nino” based on the namesake world bestseller “Ali and Nino” novel by Gurban Said was held in New York. The premiere of the film, the project manager and executive producer of which is Leyla Aliyeva, vice-president of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, took place at the famous “Sunshine” cinema of New York. Addressing the ...

Read More »

Reporters Banned to Attend FCTC Event in Delhi

TBILISI(BPI)-Reporters were banned to attend the event that proceeds in Delhi as part of  Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the CBW journalist reports from Delhi. According to CBW reporter, Thailand representatives proposed to close all sessions for media and all delegations backed this initiative. Reporters are protesting against this decision. According to the current information, all sessions will remain ...

Read More »

European markets are crashing as Trump takes the presidency

TBILISI(BPI)- Stocks across Europe are crashing on Wednesday after it was confirmed that Donald Trump is the next president of the United States. All of Europe’s biggest bourses are significantly down soon after the European open, crashing lower thanks to the uncertainty that a Trump presidency brings to the markets. Trump and his economic positions are seen as far less ...

Read More »

Construction Work at Baku Refinery to Start in March 2017

TBILISI(BPI)- Construction work on the territory of Heydar Aliyev oil refinery in Baku will commence in March 2017, Tofig Gahramanov, the SOCAR vice-president for strategic development, told reporters in Baku. The FEED project (Front End Engineering Design) on new installations will be finished in December, said Gahramanov. The all-factory (including buildings, equipment, infrastructure, etc) FEED project is scheduled to be ...

Read More »