Turkey: Indigenous electric train to serve by year-end

15 June 2020 0

Maximum operational speed of first Turkish-made electric train to be 160 km/h (99.4mi/h) First Turkish-made electric train, with its tests to be conducted on Aug. 30, will start serving before the end of this year, transport and infrastructure minister said on Monday.  “Aluminum body production, painting, sandblasting tests of the train set were put into operation in 2019,” Adil Karaismailoglu said during his visit to the Turkish Wagon Industry (TUVASAS) plant in the country’s northwestern Read More

Turkey: Recoveries rise, number of ICU patients drops

6 May 2020 0

Turkey’s number of ICU and ventilator patients drop, and a total of 73,285 people have recovered so far from the novel coronavirus in Turkey, including 5,119 registered on Tuesday, the country’s health minister said. The death toll from the pandemic rose to 3,520 as Turkey saw 59 more deaths in the past 24 hours, Fahrettin Koca said on Twitter. The country recorded 1,832 new cases, bringing the tally to 129,491, he added. Also, over 33,283 Read More

Amsterdam Modest Fashion Week Designers and Brands round up

31 December 2019 0

Amsterdam Modest Fashion Week (AMFW) organized by Think Fashion (led by Franka Soeria & Ozlem Sahin) has set the new mark for Modest Fashion Weeks series. It has shown the beauty of European modest fashion scene. The 6th official event, which was held in PTA, Amsterdam from 14-16 December has successfully showcasing the works of modest fashion designers/brands from 20 countries.  Here is the recap of AMFW fashion shows! Mizalle from Turkey presents wearable look that are light, easy to mix and match Read More

MODEST FASHION WEEK IS COMING TO AMSTERDAM SOON!

11 December 2019 0

Amsterdam will be the host of Modest Fashion Stars from all around the world. Modest Fashion Weeks is a recurring international fashion week targeting the modest fashion industry and market; a booming multi-billion market and hugely popular female led movement in the creative industry, fashion and art. In the last 3 years Modest Fashion weeks have been met with tremendous success worldwide. From a startup run by two young female entrepreneurs from Istanbul and Jakarta, they Read More

Fitch Ratings upgrades Turkish banks’ outlooks

12 November 2019 0

Credit ratings agency Fitch has upgraded the outlooks of 20 Turkish banks to stable from negative. The move follows a similar upgrade of the outlook on Turkey’s long-term issuer default ratings to stable from negative on Nov. 1, Fitch said in a statement on Tuesday. Fitch also affirmed the ratings of those banks’ financial subsidiaries driven by institutional support, while revising their outlooks to stable. “The actions reflect reduced downside risks to the sovereign’s ability Read More

New mega-Istanbul airport hosts 5.2M passengers in May

7 June 2019 0

The new mega-Istanbul Airport hosted 5.2 million passengers in May, a 10.5% increase compared to the first quarter of this year. The airport welcomed 4.7 million passengers and 29,492 planes in the January-April period. The total number of flights increased by 21% compared to the first quarter of this year. The airport hosted nearly 10 million passengers in the first five months of the year. Nearly 75% of total passengers – over 7.4 million — Read More

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