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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Istanbul has the third highest traffic congestion in the world. The number of registered vehicles in the city is 3.75 million, with 1,017 new vehicles registered every passing day. Each year, we spend 125 hours in traffic.
With a cabinet recent decision, there will be no Special Consumption Tax (ÖTV) on appliances, yachts, boats, cruise and excursion ships and no stamp tax on real estate.
In this country, 49 percent of us have never been to a movie in their lives, 39 percent of us have never read a book, 66 percent of us have never gone to a concert or the theater; 86 percent of us have never been to a hobby course.
İpek Kip was in the textile business. About six years ago, because of continuous shrinkage in the textile sector, she decided to take time off and shut down her office.
If an individual with a high social awareness becomes an entrepreneur, what happens? Can that person help solve social issues with the same methods applied in the business world? Can a person help make a change with the job they are doing?
Jose Bove, the French farm workers’ union leader, recently said the following: “As far as world leaders are concerned, the entire planet should submit to market laws.
Just a few days ago, the 11-year-old son of an acquaintance was explaining what he would like to be when he grows up: “I want to kill terrorists when I grow up.
The largest protest act in the history of the United States occurred on Jan. 21 thanks to women. To support the 200,000 women marching on Washington against Donald Trump, 100,000 women in London took to the streets to show solidarity. In a total of 600 cities across the world, women carried banners that flaunted, “My body, my decision, our power.”
According to IPSOS’ survey “Guide to Understanding Turkey,” people in Turkey do not spare time for arts and culture, TV is their only source of information and entertainment.
Ece Dalaman is a 50-year-old transsexual woman. She was born in Germany and had to run away from home when she was 14 years old because of the pressures she experienced at home due to her sexual orientation
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