Arab buyers increase in Istanbul property market

Arab investors are getting more and more interested in buying property in Istanbul due to the political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa pushing Arab’s towards Turkey. A general manager of Sotheby’s Turkey, Arman Ozyer, said: “In recent years, Arab investors started monitoring the Turkish market, but now this has accelerated.” Ozyer said … Continue reading

Employment in Turkey boosted thanks to e-commerce sector rise

According to recent statistics, employment in Turkey has risen thanks to a boost in the e-commerce sector in the first eight months of this year. The statistics, by Kariyer.net have shown that demand for employment in the sector has grown by 200 percent in the period, resulting in 2,000 extra jobs being made available. This … Continue reading

Turkey hoping to hit 1 million car sales this year

A top executive at Peugeot Turkey has stated that the company expect to hit up to 1 million car sales by the end of the year. Speaking at a press conference in Istanbul, Jean Pierre Vieux, general manager of Peugeot Turkey said: “Turkey has this potential. Turkey is now considered a European country. Turkey has … Continue reading

Turkish National basketball team eyes 2011 European Championships title

The 2011 European Championships will see teams from all over Europe compete for the crown of best team in Europe and also a ticket to the 2012 Olympic Games. Turkey, 2010 World Basketball Championships runner-up, will be amongst the favourites to win the European Championships and captain Hidayet Turkoglu says that the team will do … Continue reading

Turkish Prime Minister promises equality for non-Muslims in Turkish law

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended an iftar dinner with representatives on non-Muslim communities, emphasising the importance of the recent decree to demand more equal rights for non-Muslims in Turkey. Speaking at the Istanbul Acheology Museum where the dinner was held for non-Muslims, the Prime Minister said: “There have been times when people in … Continue reading