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Dutch bank, ING, Gets Regulator Approval to Buy Turkish bank.

Date: 21/12/2007Dutch bank, ING, Gets Regulator Approval to Buy Turkish bank. Dutch financial services group ING Group NV said that it has received regulatory approval for its acquisition of Turkey's Oyak Bank. ING announced in June for its deal to buy Oyak Bank for $2.67 billion, joining a rush of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

EU opens two more chapters for accession

Date: 20/12/2007EU opens two more chapters for accession Defying France, EU opens two more chapters for accession. In what appeared to be open defiance of Paris, the European Union has opened two more chapters for the accession of Turkey to the 27-member club, sending out strong signals in support of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Goodman to invest 300m euros in Turkey

Date: 07/12/2007Goodman to invest 300m euros in Turkey The Goodman property group publishes its plans to invest 300 million euros in Turkish real estate for logistics in the next two to three years. The first step in Goodman’s plans for Turkey is a 140,000 square meter logistics center in Izmit,...

Posted on 14 February 2011

Prince Charles visits historical sites in Turkey.

Date: 30/11/2007Prince Charles visits historical sites in Turkey. Prince of Wales Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles concluded their four-day visit to Turkey yesterday and left the country. Ankara Governor Kemal Önal saw off Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at Ankara's Esenboga Airport. As part of...

Posted on 14 February 2011

The over 55’s swap work for sun and fun

Date: 30/11/2007The over 55's swap work for sun and fun Baby Boomers of the fifties are shunning a pipe and slippers retirement and looking towards a more sun and fun-filled time, according to research by Bradford & Bingley. The study found that the post-war generation is focused on fulfilling some...

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British second largest property buyers in Turkey

Date: 27/11/2007British second largest property buyers in Turkey A report released by the Turkish Land Registry Directorate (TKM) details that 68,419 foreigners own property in Turkey. With 17,668 properties owned by foreigners, Antalya is currently the favourite destination for nationals of other countries who want to buy real estate in...

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Even the Bulgarian’s say “Turkey is cheap”.

Date: 27/11/2007Even the Bulgarian’s say “Turkey is cheap”. Housing in Bulgaria was still the cheapest in the European Union, even though prices had increased every year for the past five years, the latest report by ERA Bulgaria, the local unit of the ERA international property franchising network, said. The report...

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Ben & Jerry Say “We invest Seriously”

Date: 22/11/2007Ben & Jerry Say “We invest Seriously” Ben & Jerry, the US ice cream manufacturer, opened its first store in Turkey under the umbrella of Unilever’s Algida brand. Following Haagen Daz, this is the second boutique ice cream brand to enter Turkish market. , Algida had intentions to bring...

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Richard Branson likes Turkey

Date: 20/11/2007Richard Branson likes Turkey Business prodigy Sir Richard Branson, in Istanbul for the first time, said Saturday he intends to enter the Turkish cellular phone market. As a guest speaker at a leadership conference hosted by Turkcell, Turkey's largest cellular network operator said, “We want to launch a mobile...

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BA to launch new routes to Antlaya, Turkey from March/April 2008

Date: 22/10/2007BA to launch new routes to Antlaya, Turkey from March/April 2008 LONDON (Thomson Financial) - British Airways PLC said it would launch flights from Gatwick to Poznan in Poland and Antalya in Turkey next summer. The airline said there would be daily flights to Poznan from March 30, 2008...

Posted on 14 February 2011