Month: March 2008

Gerard Depardieu to Shoot in Bulgaria

The French cinema star and movie director Gerard Depardieu will come to shoot in Bulgaria in six months, reported the producer Gianfranco Pierantoni from Nimar Studios Ltd. Depardieu and Pierantoni are working on a new co-production, a common initiative of Bulgaria, Italy and France, with Depardieu starring. Sources confirm that many Bulgarian film stars will… Read more »

Bulgaria to increase trade with Turkey

The Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held meetings in Bulgaria with the Bulgarian Prime Minister, Stanishev and confirmed that Turkey is ready to raise its trade volume with Bulgaria to 10 billion USD. Erdogan invited Turkish businessmen to invest more in Bulgaria, while Stanishev said Turkey is one of the most important trade… Read more »

Bulgaria’s First Lady Opens Charity Concert

Bulgaria's first lady Zorka Parvanova will open a charity concert in the Hague, Netherlands. The event will feature Bulgarian musicians who live in the Netherlands and will play classical works by Bulgarian composers. The concert has been organized to raise money for the Crisis center at the Home for children left without parental care in… Read more »

Turkey prepares Istanbul to be European Capital of Culture

The Garanti Contemporary Art Centre and the Garanti Gallery are to be renovated and converted into a multi-functional culture centre. The 116-year old building in Istanbul, Turkey is one of several historic buildings being redesigned as part of a huge renovation programme as Istanbul prepares to be the European Capital of Culture in 2010. The… Read more »

More Turkish brands join the Turquality program

The Turquality program was launched three years ago as an innovative and unique model to encourage entrepreneurs in Turkey to enter the global market. The aim of the program is to achieve ten global brands within ten years. The program is increasing in popularity with the number of Turkish companies aiming to develop into global… Read more »

Turkey investment boost from Kuwait

His Highness the Amir of Kuwait has vowed to boost Kuwaiti investments in Turkey whilst on an official visit. This is his first visit to Turkey since he became the Amir of Kuwait in 2006. The Turkish newspaper, reporting on His Highness the Amir’s comments, said Turkey and Kuwait shared the same views on several… Read more »

Dunkin’ Donuts opens in Ras Al Khaimah

Dunkin’ Donuts has opened its 44th outlet in the United Arab Emirates in Ras Al Khaimah . Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s biggest coffee and baked goods chain and is undertaking a massive expansion drive in the UAE. Ras Al Khaimah is currently experiencing strong economic growth along with other emirates and a number of… Read more »

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah boost for tourism

The $136m Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa’s role in boosting tourism in the emirate has been under discussion in a meeting at the resort. The Ras Al Khaimah Finance Department chairman and Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone chairman held talks with the president of global operations for Hilton Hotels to discuss Hilton’s… Read more »