Tourist finds himself on trial for his negative comments posted about hotel he stays in

Foreign tourists heading to the South Asian country of Thailand now have to think twice before posting negative reviews on travel and hotel rating platforms such as Tripadvisor. An American tourist is being tried on “defamation charges” over a negative comment he wrote. The tourist named Wesley Barnes, who was on holiday in Thailand, wrote More...

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By BTT On Tuesday, September 29th, 2020
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Finance Minister announces “New Economy Program” downgrading growth forecast

Treasury and Finance Minister Berat ALBAYRAK has announced the New Economic Program (YEP) which is normally (and traditionally referred to as Medium Term Program). The forecast is that Turkey will grow by 0.3 percent More...

By BTT On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Tourism expert says the highest number of bookings for 2021 comes from the UK

President of one of the largest hotel groups gave an interview about 2020 tourism season. The professional shared his forecast for new season to come in 2021. He said, “Clearly speaking, we are looking at More...

By BTT On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Balloon tourism scheduled to begin at Gobeklitepe of Turkey, zero point in history

A promotional flight of balloon tours was realized at GOBEKLITEPE by SANLIURFA Governorate, Metropolitan Municipality, district municipalities and Tourism Development of SANLIURFA for the promotion of such tours More...

Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) announces inflation forecast
By BTT On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Important decision: Turkey’s Central Bank announces interest rate increase

The central bank raised its policy interest rate by 200 basis points from 8.25 per cent to 10.25 per cent. The dollar fell to £ 7.55 and the euro to £ 8.80. After a 2-year break, the bank decided to increase More...

By BTT On Thursday, September 24th, 2020
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Ambassador to Turkey says American pharmaceutical companies may stop selling to Turkey

David Satterfield, the US Ambassador to Turkey said that if Turkey did not pay its debt to US pharmaceutical companies, the companies might stop selling drugs to Turkey. Speaking at the 38th American-Turkish conference More...

By BTT On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Airlines in talks with drug companies for covid-19 testers that deliver results within minutes

Some airlines in Europe are in talks with pharmaceutical companies for covid-19 testers that deliver results within minutes to provide more flight safety for passengers travelling indoors on planes. In this way, More...

By BTT On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Critical day in the US! Death toll exceeds 200 thousand surpassing Trump’s estimate

  Another border has been crossed in the US, which has become the epicenter of the corona virus outbreak. The United States became the first country to exceed 200 thousand deaths. With an estimated death toll More...

By BTT On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Babacan makes statement about Turkey’s economy: These are still good days

Ali BABACAN, leader of DEVA Party (and former Deputy PM in AK Party governments) has criticized the government’s economic policies; “Monetary policy is wrong because the Central Bank is not independent. More...

By BTT On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Pharmaceutical company owner says fake antiseptic disinfectants used in hospitals

Mehmet SAPCI, a pharmaceutical company owner has warned about fake antiseptic disinfectants used in hospitals. He said the public also used “counterfeit products”. After claims that most of the masks believed More...