Thursday, September 3, 2015

Business

PM meets Lake Asphalt workers

Sep. 3, 2015, 10:38 AM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow - PRIME Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar had an impromptu meeting with protesting Lake Asphalt of Trinidad and Tobago workers on Tuesday when she listened to their concerns about wages and safety.

UTT launches its Aviation Campus

Sep. 3, 2015, 9:59 AM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow - The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) officially launched its Aviation campus on Wednesday, two years after it began offering courses in aviation.



$6.3 billion mega-project in La Brea

Sep. 2, 2015, 11:7 AM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow - THE second largest project to take place under the People’s Partnership Government is the construction of the Caribbean Gas Chemical Ltd (CGCL) plant in La Brea.



Working towards a 'green' future *

Aug. 31, 2015, 9:55 PM AST Comments

In the age of dwindling oil and gas revenue, a green agenda could reward a country like Trinidad and Tobago with more than the environment's stamp of approval—it could also mean a green economy that creates jobs and brings in money.


'Govt spent $289b in 5 years'*

Aug. 30, 2015, 8:19 PM AST Comments

Finance Minister Larry Howai says that by the end of fiscal 2015, which closes on September 30, the Government would have spent a total of $289 billion under the People's Partnership administration.


Ex-ministers: Testing $$ time for poll winner*

Aug. 28, 2015, 8:51 PM AST Comments

THE political party that forms the next administration will be faced with a true test of resurrecting the country’s economy, former minister of finance, Wendell Mottley, and former trade minister, Mariano Browne, have said.



'Increased fixed-line rates' from September*

Aug. 26, 2015, 9:31 PM AST Comments

FROM September 25, fixed-line TSTT customers will have to pay a little more for calls to local mobile phones during peak hours. In an advisory posted on its website, telecoms provider TSTT said daytime calls from fixed lines to mobile phones will cost customers $1 per minute...


Chamber: No political attacks on business

Aug. 26, 2015, 10:26 AM AST Comments

By Sandhya Santoo - The Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) is expressing “deep concern and dismay” over social media attacks against on if its members Charran’s Bookstore, which was falsely accused of shutting its doors in the face of a political party.


US$40 oil price for budget*

Aug. 25, 2015, 7:32 PM AST Comments

GOVERNMENT is using a “more conservative baseline” figure of US$40 a barrel on which to peg its budget, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday.


Rowley: we will pay ex-Caroni workers

Aug. 25, 2015, 11:56 AM AST Comments

By Carolyn Kissoon - A Peoples National Movement (PNM) Government would pay outstanding money owed to former Caroni (1975) Limited workers. That was the promise made by PNM political leader, Dr Keith Rowley, as he addressed supporters at a public meeting in Couva on Monday night.