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China set to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe

Wednesday, January, 15 2020    

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AFP) — China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday pledged to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe despite a spat over bilateral aid figures in November. Read More

Transformational year for Fontana

BY ALEXIS MONTEITH Observer writer | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

Fontana Limited held its annual general meeting at the Grand-A-View Restaurant and Event Place on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The event followed on the heels of the 2018-2019 fiscal year which the chairman, Kevin O'Brien Chang, described as a “truly transformational one” in which the... Read More

PROVEN issues new APO offer to open in February

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

PROVEN Investments Limited has expressed its intention to make an additional public offer (APO) of ordinary shares expected to be opened to the public in February. Read More

Bloomberg predicts increase in visitor arrival upon release of new James Bond film

BY DURRANT PATE Observer business writer | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

World renowned business magazine, Bloomberg is predicting a significant increase in tourist arrivals following the release in April 2020 of the new James Bond film, No Time to Die. Read More

Julian Mair elected as new JSE chairman

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

At a special board meeting held on Friday, Julian Mair was elected as... Read More

Flow restores Internet

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

Dear Claudienne, I have been without Internet and have been going into the Flow office in Fairview- Montego Bay every other week at minimum, to get an update as an email or call cannot be initiated on their part. Read More

Mailed medication late in arriving

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

Dear ClaudienneI am a Jamaican and US citizen. I am retired and have been in the island for a couple of months. I am diabetic and medication prescribed by my doctor in the US was mailed to me by my wife on November 28, 2019. Read More

First Rock multi-billion investment pipeline growing wide

BY DURRANT PATE Observer business writer | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

Regional investment outfit, First Rock Capital Holdings is reporting that its investment pipeline has grown to US$44 million ($5.8 billion). Read More

Crisis investing

BY YANIQUE LEIBA-EBANKS | Sunday, January, 12 2020    

Let me start by saying that if you weren't nervous about the events that transpired in the last week, then you truly have nerves of steel. Read More

Getting investment advice for a child

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

At age five, Antwan Barnes is saving to buy a toy truck. However, his mom, Julia Barnes, has even bigger ambitions for him. Read More

Boeing says no severance package for ousted CEO Muilenburg

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Former Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg, who was criticised for his handling of the 737 MAX crisis, will receive no severance package, the company disclosed Friday. Read More

Portugal investigating billionaire daughter of Angola ex-president

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

LISBON, Portugal (AFP) — Portugal is investigating embezzlement claims against Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of Angola's former president, the prosecutor general's office told AFP Friday. Read More

Stocks sag as US job creation disappoints, Boeing sinks

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — Global stocks mostly drifted lower on Friday as investor appetite waned at the week's end, US job creation disappointed and damaging new revelations weighed on Boeing. Read More

US piles on the sanctions pain against Iran

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The United States piled new sanctions on Iran's already crippled economy Friday and defended the killing of a top Iranian leader, saying he had been planning an “imminent” attack on US embassies. Read More

US sharply reduces flights to Cuba

Sunday, January, 12 2020    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP)— The United States on Friday sharply reduced flights allowed to go to Cuba in a bid to reduce tourism revenue to the communist island. Read More



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