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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish conglomerate Koç Group has bought a Falcon 8X business jet manufactured by the French Dassault Aviation, becoming one of the first buyers of the business jet featuring a longer range and improved wing design.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
Air Berlin is in talks with three competitors about buying up its assets, the insolvent airline’s boss said on Aug. 17, warning that not all jobs would be saved.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The Trump administration has set a collision course with the auto industry as it launches renegotiations of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact this week, aiming to shrink a growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten the rules of origin for cars and parts.
Emre Özpeynirci - ISTANBUL
More than 400,000 “zombie cars,” have hit the roads after bare maintenance and repair by unauthorized services despite being scrapped, creating huge risks on people’s lives.
OSLO - Reuters
Norway’s $975-billion sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, should be more forceful in promoting its ethical agenda and influencing the thousands of companies it invests in, a report commissioned by non-governmental organizations said on Aug. 14.
ANTALYA – Doğan News Agency
Farmer organizations in öAntalya on Aug. 14 protested Russian officials over their decision to not import fresh fruits and vegetables from Turkey, by eating tomatoes
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
The business volume of Turkish contractors worldwide reached approximately $220 billion during the last 10 years, data from the Economy Ministry revealed on Aug. 11.
BEIJING - Agence France-Presse
China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting on Aug. 15, following through on new U.N. sanctions after U.S. pressure for Beijing to strong-arm Pyongyang over its ally’s nuclear program.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Aug. 14 will order his top trade adviser to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force U.S. firms operating in China to turn over intellectual property, senior administration officials said on Aug. 12.
The Turkish government has announced its salary hike for millions of civil servants and retired civil servants in Turkey for 2018 and 2019 as 3 percent for each six-month period.
Turkey aims to cut red tape to boost investment in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdağ has said.
ISPARTA - Doğan News Agency
The Anadolu Group opened two new production facilities in the southern province of Isparta on Aug. 12.
SAN FRANCISCO - Reuters
Ride-services company Uber is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after investor Benchmark Capital filed a lawsuit against the company’s ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, dealing another blow to the firm as it struggles to recover from a series of scandals and hire a new leader.