Business

MS Tech Solutions urges public support for JamaicaEye

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

MS Tech Solutions, one of the most promising Jamaican technology companies, recently collaborated with Scansource to host a tech talk and cocktail event showcasing its innovative tech-based security solutions. Read More

Things to consider when purchasing pre-construction

BY Gabrielle Grant | Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

With mortgage interest rates being historically low and continuing to decline, people want to buy residential properties and they want to buy them now. Read More

Yello partners with Flow for regional advertising on cable TV

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

Digital advertising company Yello Media and leading telecommunications company, Flow , are partnering to offer regional exposure for local businesses via the Flow TV network. Read More

Build better roads, says Carib Cement GM

BY DENNISE WILLIAMS Observer writer | Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

Peter Donkersloot, general manager of Caribbean Cement Company, is promoting the idea that contractors should be committed to repairing roads to up to 10 years after the contract is awarded. Read More

UC Rusal gets 3 month reprieve

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

Negotiations between the Government of Jamaica and United States Treasury Department of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has secured bauxite company UC Rusal another three months to continue trade, according to a recent update from Mining Minister, Robert... Read More

Industries to weather inflation

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

Whether you are a student of the market or have zero interest in the subject, you would have most likely come across this word and gained a semblance of understanding regarding the implications it carries. Read More

China to invest US$14 bn in South Africa

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

PRETORIA, South Africa (AFP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday announced that China would invest US$14 billion in the country after he held talks with President Xi Jinping in Pretoria on the eve of a multilateral summit. Read More

Chinese leader for Africa visit as US interest

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties, while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump a dministration, shows little interest in the... Read More

UK Guardian group's digital revenues surpass print

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — The British newspaper group that owns The Guardian said Tuesday that its digital revenues had outstripped print for the first time. Read More

UK public servants get pay hike after years of austerity

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Around one million British public sector workers will get their biggest pay rise in almost a decade, the g overnment announced Tuesday after lifting a one-per cent pay cap imposed in 2013. Read More

US announces $12 bn in aid to farmers hurt by trade tariffs

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US g overnment will provide up to US$12 billion in aid to American farmers hurt by the retaliatory tariffs imposed by trading partners, US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced... Read More

Self-destructive behaviour: Burberry not alone

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

PARIS, France (AFP) —Burberry, which has been in the crosshairs for burning tens of millions of US dollars of its products, is far from the only firm to destroy unsold goods to maintain the exclusivity and luxury mystique of their brands. Read More

Colleges ask for a share of future salary in lieu of loans

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

MONTPELIER, United States (AP) — As more students balk at the debt loads they face after graduation, some colleges are offering an alternative: We'll pay your tuition if you offer us a percentage of your future salary. Read More

India's Modi donates 200 cows to poor Rwandans

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

KIGALI, Rwanda (AFP) — For centuries China has used gifts of giant pandas to foreign countries as a soft power diplomacy tool.But India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has staked a claim to the concept of “cattle diplomacy”. Read More

Nigeria national flag carrier plan gets mixed reaction

Wednesday, July, 25 2018    

LAGOS, Nigeria (AFP) —Nigeria chose one of the world's top international airshows... Read More



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