ISTANBUL

A Turkish firm announced Wednesday 1,000 new job openings at a time when businesses globally are announcing pay cuts and firing staff due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tosyali Holding is hiring for its $1-billion investment in the steel industry in Turkey’s southern province of Iskenderun.

The firm also donated 5 million Turkish liras ($750,000) to the country’s National Solidarity Campaign to aid fight against the pandemic.

Tosyali Holding is a global iron/steel giant with 25 manufacturing plants across three continents.

At least 725 people have died of coronavirus in Turkey and more than 34,000 cases confirmed.

After emerging in

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