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Instant-win ticket for Valentines Day

| 2/14/2007 12:00:00 AM |

The Turkish National Lottery Administration printed special instant-win tickets for Valentines Day. Some 5 million tickets will each be sold for YTL

Instant-win ticket for Valentines Day:

The Turkish National Lottery Administration printed special instant-win tickets for Valentines Day. Some 5 million tickets will each be sold for YTL 1. This also is an effort to increase the tax consciousness. One side of the tickets will read “The principle of us in tax not I; let our country become a land of beauty,” while the other side reads, “What do you say to being the wind with your taxes in a Turkey that has sailed for development.”

ANK - Anatolia News Agency

Florists ready for Valentines Day:

Head of the Antalya Florists Chamber, Mehmet Soydal, said that all florists are ready for Valentines Day. The sector has been suffering due to economic difficulties, he said. Sales on special days such as Teachers Day, New Year's Day, Valentines Day, Women's Day and Mothers Day the sector will breathe a little easier, said Soysal. 

ANTALYA - Anatolia News Agency

Environment conscious HP:

HP, the world's largest information technology corporation, said that it is making changes in its toners and ink. With those changes the level of greenhouse gases released will decrease by 17,000 tons in 2007. That is equal to “3,600 vehicles being pulled out of traffic” annually, announced the company.

ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency

Istanbul boat show opens Feb. 17:

The Istanbul international boat show, representing Turkey in the international boating scene and playing a major role in the expansion of sea culture in Turkey will be organized at the Istanbul Expo Center, previously called the Istanbul World Trade Center, between Feb. 17 and 25. Some 200 leading firms from the sector will attend the 26th edition of the fair.

ISTANBUL - Turkish Daily News

TÜIK needs survey takers:

Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜIK) President Ömer Demir said there is a need for survey takers to work for the address-based birth record system. There is a shortage of applicants for temporary employment in some cities, he said. “The number of applicants is especially low in Istanbul. We are providing one month of insured employment,” Demir said, caling for citizens to join the team.

ANK - Anatolia News Agency

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