Digital ad revenues at Turkey’s Hürriyet see 40 percent jump

The digital ads revenues of Hürriyet Dünyası, the joint name of all Hürriyet products, jumped 40 percent in the first three quarters compared to the same period a year earlier, according to CEO Ahmet Özer.

“We grew double the growth in the sector as the largest digital publisher in Turkey,” he said in an interview. “We thus expanded both our revenues and market share.”

Dersim apology opens rift in main opposition CHP

An apology voiced for the 1938 massacre in Dersim by a deputy chair of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) looks set to lead to more internal turmoil within the party, with one of its hardline deputies complaining that Deputy Chair Sezgin Tanrıkulu’s statement resembled the words of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).

Hisarcıklıoğlu takes on B-20 presidency

Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, the chairman of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) has taken over Business 20 (B-20) term presidency from his Australian counterpart Richard Goyder.

The B-20 meets in Australia’s Brisbaine at a weekend event paralel to the Group of 20 (G-20) summit, where Turkey will take on the term presidency.

US Chamber of Commerce to open Istanbul office to boost ties

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has decided to open an off Istanbul office in a bid to boost trade and investments between the Turkey and the United States.

The USCC Regional Office – Istanbul, a result of joint efforts between the U.S. body and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), will open on Nov. 18.