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Turkey’s 2012 budget up, public to employ 90,000

Turkeys 2012 budget up, public to employ 90,000

While leading European economies are taking austerity measures to face the debt crisis, Turkey plans to increase its 2012 budget and public employment.Turkey plans to increase the size of its 2012 central government budget by 12.25 percent over the 2011 budget in addition to hiring 90,000 more people for the …

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Work Permits For A Definite Period Of Time

Work Permits For A Definite Period Of Time

Unless otherwise provided in the bilateral or multi-lateral agreements to which Turkey is a party, working permission for a definite period of time is given to be valid for at most one year, taking into consideration the situation in the business market, developments in the labour life, sectorial and economic …

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Have you met Expat Harem ladies? by Ela Erozan Gürsel

Have you met Expat Harem ladies?

Expat+Harem is online community of foreign women writers living in Turkey. Originally from Berkeley, California, the founder, Anastasia M. Ashman is a global nomad who has lived in Rome, Kuala Lumpur and Istanbul for the past 14 years. Ashman describes herself as ‘an author, creative entrepreneur for the global soul, …

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Grand Bazaar outdoing all rivals

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Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered bazaars in the world, draws more visitors than any other market in the world, according to the head of the tradesman’s association. Thirty years after its last restoration, the facility is about to receive a new facelift.The Grand Bazaar employs 25,000 …

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Minister: foreign doctors can work in Turkey

Minister: foreign doctors can work in Turkey

Speaking at the inauguration of a conference titled “Global Health 2011” in British capital of London on Thursday, Akdag said that currently foreign doctors could not work in Turkey. Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said Thursday that they were trying to permit foreign doctors work in Turkey.

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Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish By Ela Erozan Gursel

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6 years have passed from the day Steve Jobs addressed new graduates of Stanford University during the commencement. It was a moving speech where he gave 3 personal stories that transformed his life.  The first story was about connecting the dots. He dropped out of college believing that the classes …

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Turkey Sends Most Workers To Iraq In 2011

Turkey Sends Most Workers To Iraq In 2011

According to ISKUR’s statistics, 5,526 Turkish workers went to Iraq in the first seven months of 2011 with a 113.6 percent year-on-year rise.Turkey sent the highest number of workers to Iraq in the first seven months of 2011, according to Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR).According to ISKUR’s statistics, 5,526 Turkish workers …

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E-trade Rises, Boosting Employment

E-trade Rises, Boosting Employment

Employment in the e-commerce sector tripled in the first eight months of the year, according to figures by Kariyer.net, Turkey’s largest human resources platform. Labor demand in the sector has grown 200 percent in the first eight months of 2011, thus providing jobs for some 2,000 people, Kariyer.net’s data showed. …

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