ANKARA (A.A) - These are some of the major headlines and theirsummaries in Turkish press on May 26, 2011. The Anadolu Agency does not verifythese stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.TURKIYE-------CAPITAL CITY TO BE RENEWED FROM HEAD TO FOOTThe government has new projects about capital Ankara: a new site will be setup for 500,000 people. Ankara will be a center of radar, space and satellite.Justice palaces and health centers will be built.I'LL QUIT, IF I DON'T KEEP PROMISESDuring his party's election rally in the northeastern province of Bayburt,main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kilicdaroglucriticised the government, repeated his promise of"family insurance", and said,"if I don't keep my promises within the first four months, I will quit bothchairmanship of the party and the politics."ZAMAN-----YOUTH HOPEFUL ABOUT FUTUREIstanbul Kultur University and KONDA conducted a survey among 2,366 youngindividuals aged between 16 and 30 in five provinces and asked them about theirthoughts on the future. 6 out of every 10 young individuals expressed that theyexpected their lives to be much better in five years. The young people have theleast confidence in the sector of media.TURKS SPEND 10.5 BLN TL ON COSMETICS AND CLEANING PRODUCTSChairman of the Association of Cosmetics and Cleaning ProductsIndustrialists (KTSD), Ahmet Pura, said that the cosmetics and cleaning productsmarket in Turkey continued to grow in 2010. According to Pura, Turks spent 10.5billion Turkish liras (TL) on cosmetics and cleaning products in 2010.YENI SAFAK----------SPACE BASE ANKARAPrime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that capital Ankara would be turnedinto a defense, space and satellite base."We will make our capital a brand citywhich will be a role model for the world", he said.Erdogan revealed 12"Crazy Projects"concerning the Turkish capital,including the construction of a new city to be named"Guneykent"which willaccommodate nearly 500,000 people. Erdogan said a new stadium at UEFA standardsand with 40,000 capacity would also be built in Ankara.YESTERDAY JITEM, TODAY PKKPKK and Peace&Democracy Party (BDP), which currently stage theSilivri-Qandil scenario in Turkey's southeast, are replacing the deep state whichhad caused great distress for the people of the region in 1990s. The terroristorganization, which forces shopkeepers to take down their shutters, preventsmunicipal services and declares a curfew, acts violent against Kurdish people whohave taken a deep breath thanks to the discharge of JITEM forces.(End)(SOL-DO-GC)
Sabah:“Crazy offer,” said the daily in the headline of its main story yesterday, which reported on the businessman who offered to pay $30 billion to undertake the construction of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recently announced“Crazy Project” to build a waterway to the Black Sea.
I am reading the headlines and columns about Kanalİstanbul, also known as the Crazy Project. A significant part of the media reported the news due to the size of the project without directly applauding or criticizing it.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to have left his mark on the election process leading up to June 12, as the entire nation is talking about his“Crazy Project,” which aims to build a waterway between the Marmara and Black seas.
Turkish Prime Minister
Recep Tayyip Erdoganhas unveiled his long-awaited"Crazy Project",
saying,"we will build a newwaterway in Istanbul"to link the Black Sea to
the Sea of Marmara that opens tothe Aegean Sea.Erdogan's project"Canal
Istanbul"will be built in the west of Istanbul.
Tug Fairmount Sherpa has safely delivered rig GSF Arctic I in Las Palmas. The rig has been towed from offshore Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. GSF Arctic I is a semi-submersible drilling rig for deepwater operations, owned by Houston based Transocean.