Day: November 18, 2021

Turkish lira hits new low as central bank cuts interest rate

November 18, 2021

Published by Al-Araby The Turkish lira sank to arecord low against the dollar on Thursday after the central bank slashed interest rates for the third consecutive month following pressure to do so from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The bank cut its policy rate from 16 to 15 percent despite rising inflation and a fast-depreciating currency. […]

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Paper lives: Turkey’s informal trash collectors face deportations, arrests, and midnight raids

November 18, 2021

Published by Global Voices A container full of trash. Image from Pixabay. Licensed under Pixabay. Istanbul police conducted raids on dozens of waste collector depots last month, allegedly to address potential health hazards, public security concerns, and the employment of unregistered migrants. Some 200 workers were detained in raids that took place at 49 locations […]

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Special Olympics and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Team up for Global Youth-Led Campaign for Inclusion in Education

November 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Affirming a historic initiative to advance inclusive development for youth of all abilities, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has awarded Special Olympics $8,500,000 USD to launch the Global Campaign for Inclusion in support of individuals with intellectual disabilities. This partnership will elevate awareness of the transformative power of Special […]

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Shanghai Electric Inks Strategic Cooperation Agreement with SKF at CIIE 2021

November 18, 2021

The collaboration will draw on the combined strength of the two companies to advance global green initiatives SHANGHAI, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Electric (“Shanghai Electric” or “the Company”) (601727.SS and 02727. HK) has entered a strategic partnership with Svenska Kullagerfabriken AB (SKF) after the two companies signed an agreement aimed at harnessing their […]

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HAVAL’s Global Sales Exceed 7 Million

November 18, 2021

BAODING, China, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Recently, GWM has launched the campaign “HAVAL 7Million Celebration-Drive Beyond” on social media including Facebook and Twitter. It announced the news of celebrating HAVAL’s global sales of over 700 million with car owners all over the world. In this campaign, photos of global HAVAL car owners with their […]

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HTEC Group Acquires Momentum Design Lab – Surpassing 1,000 Employees, HTEC fuses Silicon Valley’s Highest-rated Digital Product Design Studio to its Top Engineering Talent

November 18, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HTEC Group, the global consulting, software engineering, and digital product development company founded in Serbia, today announces the acquisition of Momentum Design Lab, an award-winning Silicon Valley product design studio. The acquisition, which will further strengthen HTEC’s product design capabilities alongside its core engineering offering, means the company now […]

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Couple accused of spying in Turkey return to Israel

November 18, 2021

Published by Al-Araby An Israeli coupleheld in Turkey for a week on suspicion of espionage was released Thursday, the Israeli government said. Mordi and Natali Oknin were detained last week after visiting the newly opened Camlica Tower – Istanbul’s tallest building. A court in the city charged them with “political and military espionage” for allegedly […]

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‫اتصال رئيس وزراء سانت كيتس ونيفيس، تيموثي هاريس، بمجتمع الأعمال في الشرق الأوسط

November 18, 2021

لندن، 18 نوفمبر 2021 / PRNewswire/ – يتواصل رئيس وزراء سانت كيتس ونيفيس، تيموثي هاريس، مع مجتمع الأعمال في الشرق الأوسط بعد سفره إلى دبي لحضور فعاليات متنوعة ترنو إلى تعزيز فرص الاستثمار في الجزيرتين. وشمل ذلك ترأس وفد إلى معرض دبي إكسبو 2020 للاحتفال باليوم الوطني لسانت كيتس ونيفيس، بالإضافة إلى الافتتاح الرسمي لسفارتها في […]

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