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‘Timely measures behind Turkey’s COVID-19 success’

Originally published in Anadolu Ajansı, June 26, 2020 Health Minister Fahrettin Koca informs officials, businesspeople about Turkey’s fight against coronavirus Turkey’s success in containing the coronavirus at an earlier stage compared to other countries and the low mortality rates in the country are related to the timely measures taken by the government, the health minister…
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Made in Turkey? US ally seeks to edge out China

Originally published on asiatimes.com, June 23, 2020 Turkish President Erdogan hopes to win more investment as the US moves to decouple from China A Turkish-US business council is projecting Turkey as a trading alternative to China with the help of influential Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a close associate of President Donald Trump. Graham’s agreement to…
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Turkish furniture sector aims to increase US exports to $1 billion

Originally published by Daily Sabah on June 4, 2020 Turkish furniture producers are seeking to expand their share in the U.S. market by increasing exports to $1 billion (TL 6.8 billion) from last year’s $200 million. Ahmet Güleç, the chairman of the Federation of Furniture Associations (MOSFED), told Anadolu Agency (AA) that they are resuming…
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Quick recovery expected for local businesses as reopening starts in Turkey

Originally posted by Daily Sabah on May 31, 2020 The Turkish government expects economic activities to return to pre-coronavirus levels soon and local businesses to recover quickly as the country prepares to reopen the economy from June 1 after more than two months of coronavirus-induced lockdown, Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said Sunday. Speaking to Anadolu…
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Turkey seeks health kick for sickly tourism sector

Originally published in Arab News on May 26, 2020 ISTANBUL: At a luxury hotel in Istanbul, staff in gloves and masks space out and disinfect tables as they prepare for a scheme which Turkey hopes will rescue part of its $35 billion tourism industry from the ravages of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The “healthy tourism…
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Dr. Ivet Bahar has been elected a member of The National Academy of Sciences

Original link: https://www.csb.pitt.edu/dr-ivet-bahar-has-been-elected-a-member-of-the-national-academy-of-sciences/ Dr. Ivet Bahar is among the exceptional scientists elected this year to the The National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive. Dr. Bahar has been elected “in honor of outstanding…
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23 April Celebration from Retired Astronaut

Retired astronaut, Dr. Don Thomas, who went to space four times during his 20 years career at NASA. sent a video message to Space Camp Turkey and he congratulated the April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. He emphasized that, this year April 23rd is also the 100th anniversary of the Grand National Assembly of…
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Erdogan, Trump agree on ‘close cooperation’ in virus crisis

Originally posted in Katu, on April 19, 2020 ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have spoken on the phone, discussing the coronavirus pandemic, bilateral relations and regional developments. According to an account of the phone call shared by the Turkish presidency’s office on Sunday, the two leaders agreed…
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Coronavirus Flight Bans: Turkey Bans 46 More Countries

March 25, 2020 Due to coronavirus, Turkey brought restricting travel to certain countries. Health Minister Fahrettin Koca recently announced that a total of 20 countries have been banned in the fight against coronavirus. According to the decisions of the Science Committee of the Ministry of Health; As of March 21, 2020, at 17:00, flights to…
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Turkish Cargo continues to be the business partner of the trade

Originally published in Ajot.com on March 19, 2020 While it is trying to compensate any loss of capacity, resulting from the contingency bringing about the effects that are experienced intensely on global basis (COVID-19), Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand, is increasing the frequencies of its flights, operated by freighters, for the purpose of…
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