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Lubricants company Paramount Trading Jamaica Limited more than doubled its first-quarter profit, boosted by a nearly one-third spike in revenue.CEO...

The Ministry of Labour & Social Security will break ground Thursday, October 19 for new offices in St Ann, following the approval by Cabinet of a contract for construction valued at more than half-a-billion dollars...

Anyone who feels aggrieved by any kind of development in their neighbourhood can invoke the provisions of the Restrictive Covenants (Discharge and Modifications) Act to kill the project, according to attorney Clayton Morgan.While Morgan notes that...

There is an old industry joke that if you ask an accountant what is four plus four, he will tell you it's whatever you want it to be.Bookkeepers will even tell you that profit is really just an opinion as it is subject to much estimation, and...

  BEIJING, China: China’s largest political event in five years comes on the heels of single-digit growth, but underscored by plans that lean towards reduced poverty.

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) has got foreign backing for a prefeasibility study on the prospect of setting up another wind farm, but one that would be anchored out at sea.An American outfit called Keystone Engineering Inc has been invited...

The Urban Development Corporation says that it continues the search for the site for Jamaica's third city but notes that the master plan contemplated will lean towards business incentivisation.The agency is pursuing the project in stages: first,...

The Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR) continues to delay implementation of fixed-line termination rate cuts, pending the court's decision on Cable...

"People who show up late for meetings live in poor countries."It's a statement credited to an entrepreneur specialising in enterprise solutions to poverty in developing countries and repeated by business stalwart Douglas Orane at the Acorn Group/IDB...

QUESTION: I would like to know how I can become a contributor to the National Housing Trust as an unemployed person at the moment. Do I pay the fee monthly, and where can I pay it?TanyaFINANCIAL ADVISER: The current policy is that only employed...
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