Saturday, February 28, 2015

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Republic Bank donates $5.3m to help sick children in Caribbean

Republic Bank has donated CDN$1 million (TT$5.3 million) to the Canadian Hospital for Sick Children to assist in the provision of treatment to children across the Caribbean. Read more »

  • More issues can be addressed

    ALTHOUGH Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela are working together to develop the energy sector in both countries, more issues could be addressed that would be mutually beneficial. This is according to Dr Thackwray Driver, chief executive of the Energy Chamber who said the Chamber welcomed the news that a field specific unitisation agreement for the Manakin-Cocuina cross border field was signed. Read More »

  • Witco records $655.1m profit

    Cigarette maker West Indian Tobacco Company’s profits are rising. Read More »

  • TCL records $97m loss for 2014

    Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) has recorded major losses for financial year 2014. Read More »

  • RBL, First deliver modest growth

    Today we at Bourse recap the year-to-date performance of the banking sector and take a look at the most recent quarterly performance (Q1) Republic Bank Limited (RBL) and First Citizens Bank Limited (FIRST). We also provide investors with a brief outlook on factors which could affect the 2015 performance of the Banking Sector. Read More »

  • Howai meets with protective services

    Finance Minister Larry Howai yesterday met with representatives of the protective services to discuss the status of their salary negotiations. Read More »

  • Kamla: No plans to reintroduce property tax

    No Land and Building taxes. No property taxes. Read More »

  • No proposal to revise 2015 budget, says PM

    There is no proposal to reduce or revise the appropriations made by Parliament for the 2015 budget, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said yesterday. Read More »

  • Sacha Thompson now Digicel CEO for T&T

    Digicel Trinidad and Tobago chief executive John Delves has been promoted to the role of Digicel regional CEO for Trinidad and Tobago, the French West Indies, Suriname and Barbados, the mobile telecoms provider announced yesterday. Read More »

  • Praise for the cops...Safe Carnival

    The Police Service has come in for praise from the business community for its strong presence during Carnival festivities on Monday and Tuesday. “This is obviously a great relief,” said Gregory Aboud, president of the Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) yesterday. “Based on the reports we have seen, it seems that the country has a lot to be proud of with respect to Carnival and the successful events which took place, particularly on Monday and Tuesday. Read More »

  • Fete beats love

    Love for fete may have conquered love of the romantic persuasion this Valentine’s Day, as sellers of flowers and other typical couples’ items yesterday complained of a lack of interest this year. Read More »

  • CAL adds more flights to Tobago for Carnival

    State carrier Caribbean Airlines is adding more seats to Tobago for Carnival. Read More »

  • Postal workers threaten ‘ole mas’

    Trinidad and Tobago postal workers have threatened to make “ole mas” if wage negotiations for the bargaining period 2011-2013 do not begin by the month’s end. Read More »

  • Ex-CEO files complaint against chairman

    Tensions between the new board of the Trinidad Cement Ltd and axed chief executive officer Dr Rollin Betrand rose to new levels yesterday with Betrand filing a complaint to the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) against the board’s chairman Wilfred Espinet. Read More »

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