Aiming to increase its chemical production capacity through products and equipment developed in its own R&D center, Eralp Grup plans to launch a new factory in Gonen by year-end. The company will begin production of chemical raw materials that are not produced in Turkey, as well as the products that it developed in its own...
A possible reverse capital control ahead
What matters on Wednesday, March 29
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Central Banks keeps interest rate steady at 8.5%
The message from Russia: ‘I am in the Middle East too’
What matters on Thursday, March 23
The post-earthquake needs analysis
What matters on Wednesday, March 22
World automotive sector influenced by semiconductors (chip sector) demand
The highest monthly CAD in the history of the republic
What matters on Tuesday, March 21
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Dollar lost its savings instrument edge
Quake-hit cities to get investment support
15% of earthquake victim voters migrated
What matters on Tuesday, March 14
A law specific to Istanbul is a must: Mayor of Istanbul
Share of compensation of employees in the GVA hits a 25-year low
Eralp Group to launch chemical factory in Gonen
Police detains dozens in cryptocurrency probe
Police detained dozens of people in an investigation of a cryptocurrency trading platform and sought its founder’s arrest in Albania, police said on Friday, after Turkish citizens filed criminal complaints saying they had been scammed. The Thodex platform, which had been handling daily cryptocurrency trade worth hundreds of millions of dollars, said on its website...
The U.S. and EU agree: No sanctions ‘for now’
BY ZEYNEP GURCANLI The AK Party government has taken surprise steps one after another. Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention on combating violence against women, the closure case against the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), the dismissal of HDP’s human rights defender Omer Gergerlioglu from his post, taking him into custody from the parliament (where he...
Turkey’s foreign policy reaches critical stage
BY ZEYNEP GURCANLI THE MIDDLE EAST IS IN A STATE OF FLUX. Although U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken didn’t directly list the Middle East among America’s foreign policy priorities, the Biden administration carried out its first military salvo in the region, less than two months after taking office, targeting Iranian-backed Shiite militias deployed on...
Media startups in the spotlight
Bundle BUNDLE is a mobile news-reading app that simplifies reaching news from mobile. Founded by Enes Danis, Ercan Varol and Serkan Ceylan in 2014, the platform, which offers different categories for users to personalize their news-reading routine, raised a total of USD 500,000 in seed funding in 2014 from Dwarf Planet. Dubbed Turkey’s Flipboard, Bundle...
32,500 new restaurants join Yemeksepeti
By Handan Sema Ceylan COVID-19 has triggered technological development and digitalization in Turkey, as well as the rest of the world. People of all ages have been forced to use online platforms in order to meet their basic needs such as education, nutrition or clothing, which has paved the way for home delivery and online...
Will the reform package achieve its desired effect?
By Zeynep Gurcanli The fact that U.S. President Joe Biden, who called numerous world leaders, still hasn’t made personal contact with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says a lot to Ankara. Apparently, geopolitical location, a large and powerful army and NATO membership have not created the expected effect.The human rights issue seems will be one of...
NASA technology to clean Turkey’s tap water
Peter Holme Jensen, Aquaporin CEO “After spending more than a decade on technology development, testing in space with NASA and ESA, and winning the European Inventor Award by the European Patent Office in Munich, we are now focused on getting our technology and solutions out to consumers and the industry.” Aquaporin, A Danish water technology...
Otsimo and Fazla Gida win the EBRD Innovation Challenge
OTSIMO, A SPECIAL education platform, and Fazla Gida, a platform that offers solutions for food waste, were among the five winners of the Startup Innovation Challenge, created by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to honor tech startups that fight against global setbacks caused by the pandemic. The jury evaluated 226 participants from...
“America is back”
By Zeynep Gurcanli That expression dominated the first international speech given by U.S. President Joe Biden. Biden emphasized it several times during his speech at the Munich Security Conference. The first element of the ‘comeback’ is the restart of close cooperation with U.S.’s historical allies, notably Europe, a sharp reversal of the America First policies...