Tag archive for ‘turkey’
NEMRUT
By admin On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Nemrut: Throne of Gods

The Nemrut is a mountain of the Taurus Range. From a height of 2,206 metres it dominates the entire landscape. From whatever side you approach it, its distinctive peak can be seen. The mountain is only accessible More...

GOVERNMENT-VOTE-CONFIDENCE
By admin On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Turkey’s 62nd cabinet wins vote of confidence

Yesterday was the day of “vote of confidence” for Turkey’s 62nd Cabinet and the newly formed government headed by PM Davutoğlu received backing from 306 MPs with 133 voting against in the 550-seat More...

SOLAR_ENERGY
By admin On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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Foreign investors submit applications to set up solar power plants in Turkey

A large number of local and foreign investors have submitted applications to Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA) to set up solar power plants in various parts of the country. The initial phase More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Saturday, April 5th, 2014
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News Scan – April 5th: Erdoğan slams high court’s pro-freedom ruling on Twitter

Erdoğan slams high court’s pro-freedom ruling on Twitter Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan who spoke to journalists on Friday morning at Atatürk International Airport prior to leaving for Baku, Azerbaijan harshly More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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News Scan – April 3rd: Twitter ban lifted in Turkey

Twitter ban lifted in Turkey Following the ruling made by the constitutional court tha the access ban was “a violation of rights”, Twitter ban has been lifted. Prior to said decision, President Abdullah More...

INFLATION
By admin On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Report: Turkey’s Consumer Price Index, March 2014

Based on report by Turkish Statistical Institute Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 1.13% in March 2014. A rise in general index was realized in CPI (2003=100) on the previous month by 1.13%, on December of More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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News Scan – March 31st: Top bosses warn against polarization in Turkey

Top bosses warn against polarization Turkey’s top business organization, the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD), has said political polarization in Turkey has reached “alarming More...

TURKEY_FINANCE
By admin On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Report: Turkey’s Gross Domestic Product, IV. Quarter: October-December, 2013

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) began to be published according to the NACE Rev.2 classification. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current and constant prices, estimated by using “Statistical Classification of Economic More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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News Scan – March 28th: Turkey blocks YouTube after security meeting leaked

Ankara on alert after spying on security meeting leaked The Turkish government was seriously rocked after an illegal recording of a key high-level security meeting on Syria was leaked through YouTube on March 27, More...

OPINION
By admin On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 28th: Turkish tomb in Syria becomes flashpoint for conflict

Turkish tomb in Syria becomes flashpoint for conflict (by Fehim TAŞTEKIN) “When I was a child, Turkish soldiers guarding the Tomb of Suleiman Shah in the foothills of Jabel Fortress used to carry their water More...

SEMIHA ÜNAL
By admin On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Business Article: Taking over or merging with a company in Turkey (by Semiha Unal)

When you start a doing business in Turkey it can be for organic or inorganic growth of your company activities. With organic growth you are expanding your business channel by means of finding a Turkish partner in More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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News Scan – March 26th: UN urges Turkey, Syria to refrain from further military actions

UN urges Turkey, Syria to refrain from further military actions The United Nations urged Turkey and Syria to avoid taking steps that could increase tensions along the Turkish-Syrian border, saying abrupt acts may More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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News Scan – March 23rd: Does Turkey emerge as party state due to unusual legal practice?

Abandoning rule of law, Turkey emerges as party state Turkey, a country that has been suffering one of its worst political and social tremors ever, has abandoned rule of law and emerged as a party state. With More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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News Scan – March 14th: First indictment in Turkey’s graft probe approved by public prosecutor’s office

First indictment in Turkey’s graft probe approved by public prosecutor’s office The Istanbul Public Prosecutors’ Office has approved the first indictment in a corruption probe launched on Dec. 17, 2013, More...

TURKEY EXPORTS IMPORTS
By admin On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Report: Turkey’s Foreign Trade Indices, January 2014

Down below are Turkey’s Foreign Trade Indices for January 2014 as reported by Statistics Institute The overall export unit value index decreased by 1.3% As compared with the corresponding month of the preceding More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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News Scan – March 12th: EP slams Turkey over rights, graft probe in report

EP slams Turkey over rights, graft probe in report The European Parliament (EP) approved on Wednesday a report criticizing Turkey for setbacks in freedom of speech, separation of powers and the rule of law as well More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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News Scan, 11th March: Shot with tear gas canister during Gezi protests, 15-year-old Elvan dies

Shot with tear gas canister during Gezi protests, 15-year-old Elvan dies Berkin Elvan, 15, who was shot with a tear gas canister during last summer’s Gezi Park protests, has died after a nine-month battle More...

OPINION1
By admin On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 11th: Erdoğan disowns trials that helped him tame military

Turkish Leader Disowns Trials That Helped Him Tame Military (By TIM ARANGOFEB) A series of sensational trials that shook the Turkish military in recent years achieved what many regard as the most important legacy More...

UCSAN PLASTIK FAIR
By admin On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Ucsan Plastik, a household goods manufacturer improves share in foreign markets

UCSAN PLASTİK Company which is among the prominent plastic goods producers in Turkey (as well as Europe) and exports 50 percent of its total production has managed to expand its market after a successful performance More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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News Scan, 05th March: Opposition leader slams government for manipulating court

Main opposition CHP leader slams government for manipulating court An audio recording of an alleged conversation between the prime minister and the former justice minister has provided more ammunition to main opposition More...

OPINION
By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Article Scan – March 03rd: Whatever is the matter with Erdogan?

Whatever is the matter with Erdogan? (Mahir ZEYNALOV) A revolutionary and popular Turkish leader who catapulted Turkey in the past decade by reforming its economy and significantly improving its democracy has become More...

INFLATION
By admin On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Report: Turkey Consumer Price Index, February 2014

As reported by TUIK Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 0.43% in Turkey, in February 2014. A rise in general index was realized in CPI (2003=100) on the previous month by 0.43%, on December of the previous year More...

TURKISH PRESS
By admin On Monday, March 3rd, 2014
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News Scan, 03rd March: Turkey deserves clean politics, says prominent businessman Mustafa Koç

Turkey deserves clean politics, says prominent businessman Mustafa Koç Mustafa Koç, Chair of the Executive Committee of Koç Holding, has told daily Hürriyet that Turkey and its people deserve the highest standards More...

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