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Lessons Learned From Amazon’s Growth in Seattle

By Erika Gonzalez and Patricia Fantis • Published in NBC Washington on December 9, 2019 Amazon is coming to Arlington, Virginia, filling up to 400 new jobs by the end of the year. When the news first broke last year, some were excited, others were not. “I think people looked at what was going on…
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Turkish actor Haluk Bilginer wins Emmy

Originally posted in aa.com.tr, Nov 26, 2019 Bilginer wins Best Performance by an Actor award for his role in Sahsiyet (Persona) NEW YORK Haluk Bilginer won the Best Performance by an Actor award on Monday at the 47th International Emmy Awards in New York for his performance in the TV series Sahsiyet (Persona). “I am…
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Turkey, US have friendly talks but differences remain

Originally published in Hurriyet Daily News on November 14, 2019 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had wonderful talks, according to Trump, yet the bilateral meetings did not yield any concrete result between the two NATO allies. Erdoğan arrived at the White House for his meeting with Trump, which was…
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Amazon offers teachers a place to sell resources they create

Originally published in Gadgetry, Nov 12, 2019 Amazon has opened a storefront and publishing platform for people to buy and sell K-12 educational materials. People who create such resources can upload them for others to purchase. The Ignite platform is invitation-only for now and free to join. Amazon says resource creators will earn a 70…
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The Best Places For Business And Careers 2019: Seattle Still On Top

Originally published in Forbes on Oct 30, 2019 by Samantha Sharf In Amazon.com’s fiercely competitive search for a second headquarters last year, Seattle—the company’s original home—turned out to be the true victor. The behemoth retailer’s decisions—first to split the promised 50,000-job bounty in two and then, in February, to scrap New York’s Long Island City…
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TURKEY AND SYRIA Separating fact from fiction

By Kurt G Olcer Türkçe İçin Tıklayın I have been hearing a lot about the situation in Syria in the news lately and I must say I have witnessed an unprecedented level of bias and false reporting coming out of some of the major U.S. News Media outlets on this issue. Now, it would be…
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TACCINW / Olcer: “We support Turkey’s right to self-defense against terrorism”

Turkish American Chamber of Commerce & Industry Northwest President Kurt Gökhan Ölçer evaluated the latest developments on the agenda and he said, “We support Republic of Turkey’s right to self-defense against terrorism.” Olcer said, they support “Operation Peace Spring” that Turkish Armed Forces launched against PKK / YPG and DEAS terrorist organizations and Turkey is…
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E-commerce giant Amazon, Built a Logistics Company in Turkey

Originally published in WebTekno.com on, 1 October 2019 Online retail giant Amazon, owned by billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos of built Amazon Logistics company in Turkey. The American firm, which started its activities in Turkey in September of last year, will provide packaging and cargo services to its dealers. Amazon, one of the most valuable companies…
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TOBB, Boğaziçi University and Amazon cooperate to start e-export training for SMEs

Originally published on tobb.org.tr, 16.09.2019 Amazon, the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and Boğaziçi University are launching e-export education programs throughout Turkey to contribute to the e-commerce export efforts of Turkish SMEs.​ Witnessed by TOBB President M. Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu the protocol for the launch of e-export training for SMEs was signed…
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Amazon is hiring over 30,000 workers in these 6 US cities

Originally published in cnbc.com on Tue, Sep 10 2019 Amazon wants to add 30,000 people to its workforce, and it’s putting on major hiring events in six cities to recruit. Amazon Career Day will be held Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Arlington, Virginia (the company’s newly-minted second U.S. headquarters); Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Nashville and Seattle. The…
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