Turkish software companies to open office in Silicon Valley

35 Turkish software companies are to open up an office in the famed technology hub city Silicon Valley in California. Director-General of Antalya Technocity, Cihangir Ileri revealed that 35 companies operating in the software sector in Antalya had set up a single company between them to be able to join international tenders. The newly formed … Continue reading

Turkish Prime Minister: Turkey safe from Europe crisis

With the whole of Europe facing a crisis over the weakening Euro, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has come out to say that Turkey won’t be affected by the economic issues facing Europe. Erdoğan said that the Turkish economy is strong enough to deal with the future challenges that could arise, he said: “The … Continue reading

1,800-year-old “Weary Herakles” statue to be returned to Turkey

                Turkey’s Minister of Culture and Tourism, Ertugrul Gunay, announced that the top portion of the 1,800-year-old “Weary Herakles” statue will be returned to Turkey by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. The top half will be returned to rejoin the lower half of the statue which was … Continue reading

3 gold medals for Turkey in Mathematical Olympiad

At the 52nd annual International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2011 in Amsterdam, Turkey claimed three gold medals and sixth place overall. Ufuk Kanat from the private Samanyolu Science High School, Mehmet Sönmez from the private Yamanlar High School and Efe Akengin from İstanbul High School took home gold medals for Turkey in the competition, while Polatkan … Continue reading

Turkey income per capita rises to 6th best in the world

According to the recent Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report, Turkey has risen to 6th place in the world of countries with the best income per capita. The report lists Turkey as having an income per capita of over 10,000 USD for its 70 million population. The report lists that Turkey is now level with countries … Continue reading