Day: June 15, 2020

China’s First 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine, Installed by Shanghai Electric, Enters Full Load Operation

June 15, 2020

SHANGHAI, June 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Electric, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of power generation and industrial equipment, today announced that it has commissioned China’s first 8MW offshore wind turbine, which is now entering operation. The launch of the turbine, which features “black start” technology, demonstrates that the company can now undertake bulk […]

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Turkish stocks start week looking down

June 15, 2020

 Turkey’s benchmark stock index started the week at 109,051.32 points on Monday, falling by 0.71%, or 784.15 points from the previous close. At Friday’s close, Borsa Istanbul’s BIST 100 index was up 0.62% at 109,835.47 points with a daily trading volume of 15.56 billion Turkish liras ($2.28 billion). The US dollar/Turkish lira exchange rate stood […]

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Nigeria: COVID-19 cases surpass 16,000

June 15, 2020

  The COVID-19 or coronavirus cases have surpassed 16,000 in Nigeria with 420 deaths, the country’s health authorities said. According to local media reports, the surge has come amid a shortage in a testing capacity. “On June 14, new 403 cases have been confirmed and 13 deaths recorded in Nigeria,” said the Nigeria Center for […]

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Magnitude-5.6 earthquake hits eastern Turkey

June 15, 2020

  A magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolted Turkey’s eastern province of Bingol on Monday, according to the nation’s disaster agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck off the Karliova district at 9.51 a.m. local time (0651 GMT). This is the second earthquake to hit the area within 24 hours after at least […]

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Turkey: 18 tons of bootleg ethyl alcohol seized

June 15, 2020

 Turkish forces seized 18 tons of bootleg ethyl alcohol on Monday in an operation in Istanbul. Local gendarmerie teams launched the operation after receiving a tip on a possible attempt to sell the ethyl alcohol to manufacturers of counterfeit alcoholic beverages and hand sanitizer. Following technical and physical surveillance, the security forces raided a warehouse […]

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Pilot survives Indonesia fighter jet crash

June 15, 2020

 A Indonesian fighter jet crashed in the country’s western province of Riau on Monday, according to a military official Indonesian Air Force spokesman Fajar Adriyanto said the Bae Hawk 209 fell in an area 5 kilometers (3 miles) from the Roesmin Nurjadin Air Runway in the city of Pekanbaru. “The pilot managed to eject from […]

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Real Madrid beat Eibar to hang on in Spanish title race

June 15, 2020

 Real Madrid toppled Eibar 3-1 in the Spanish league on Sunday to pursue leaders Barcelona in the standings. This season of the top-tier La Liga saw a relentless race between the giants as Barcelona were ahead with 61 points and their bitter rivals, second-placed Real Madrid, increased their points to 59 over the home win […]

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Turkey sees 434,757 house sales in Jan-May

June 15, 2020

  In Turkey, 434,757 residential properties were sold in the first five months of 2020, the country’s statistical authority announced on Monday. Housing sales dropped 2.2% or 9,684 units in the five-month period, compared to the same period last year, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) data. During the first five months of this […]

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