South Korean firm to create at least 1,000 jobs in Turkey

Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO), a South Korean steel maker is to invest 350 million USD in to Turkey to develop a new cold-rolling mill in the Turkish north western province of Kocaeli. POSCO teamed up with another South Korean company Daewoo International and Turkish company Kibar Holding for the project that will be … Continue reading

Istanbul confident about 2020 Olympic Games bid

The general director for the Istanbul Olympic Bidding Committee (IOBC) has stated that Istanbul is ready to host the Olympic Games in 2020 as the city bids for the fifth time to host the games. Yalcin Aksoy said: “I have never felt so confident except the first time we bid for the 2000 Games. We … Continue reading

100 places to see in Istanbul

A new volume of the ‘Istanbul Faces’ has been released that will focus on the 100 best physical, social, and cultural treasures of Istanbul. The new addition to the series, titled: ‘100 Rota’ (100 Paths) was written by one of the leading photographers in Turkey, Gultekin Cizgen and will be released under Kutur A.S, the … Continue reading

Turkish scientist gets award from US president

Aydogan Ozcan, Assistant Professor of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has been named as one of the 94 winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. Professor Ozcan received the award due to his development of a new microscope that works alongside a mobile phone. The device is designed to … Continue reading

Turkey to give education for 309 Somali students

Students from Somalia affected by the famine that is currently widespread in the country will have the opportunity to study in Turkey and a chance at a better life thanks to Turkish charity Kimse Yok Mu. Somali Education Minister Ahmet Eydid Ibrahim arrived in Istanbul on Wednesday accompanied by 309 students that have been given … Continue reading