Business

Multiple income streams with internet marketing

Ever thought of selling US$0.50 microwave covers from Alibaba.com on Amazon.com for US$12.00? What about sitting on a beach here in Jamaica and sourcing cold weather door strips to sell online during the bad winter months in North America? Read More

Elite Diagnostic lists on the Junior Market
Elite Diagnostic Limited is set to see its shares listed on the Junior Market at the Jamaica Stock Exchange in downtown Kingston today at 9:00 a.m.... Read More

Detained Latvian central bank chief suspected of bribe-taking
RIGA, Latvia (AFP) — Latvian anti-corruption authorities yesterday said they suspected an unnamed senior official of accepting a 100,000-euro bribe, with local media naming the central bank governor arrested over the weekend.... Read More

Arsenal announce record shirt deal with Emirates
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Arsenal announced the club's biggest-ever sponsorship deal, worth a reported 200 million, yesterday, extending their shirt partnership with Dubai-based airline Emirates by five years.... Read More

CCL Business Technology stages open house

Tuesday, February, 20 2018    

Copiers and Consumables Limited is now trading as CCL Business Technology, saying it is part of the company's growth strategy as it marks its 15th anniversary. Read More

Local entrepreneur starts Jamaica's answer to Amazon

Monday, February, 19 2018    

JAMAICA'S leading information technology magnate Douglas Halsall still has a little way yet to complete his current fixation, which is to fully digitalise operations at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), Mona. Read More

Thank you!

Monday, February, 19 2018    

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlet (left) reads a letter from Prime Minister Andrew Holness to designer Ralph Lauren and his wife Ricky at Round Hill last Saturday thanking them for their contribution to Jamaica. (Photo: Antonio Graham) Read More

A CAREER IN MOVIE MAKING

BY DENNISE WILLIAMS Contributor | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Allison Harrison believes you can make money by making horror films in Jamaica. So much so that she rented Ward Theatre to make a short film about a date gone wrong, with twists and turns courtesy of the spirit of the Ward. Read More

Retroactive payment slow in coming

with Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Dear Claudienne,I worked at the Mico Youth Counselling Centre for 12 years in the capacity of secretary, and only learned years later that I was temporarily employed.In May 2015 we were introduced to contracts and I had signed to it. Read More

Having a financial temper tantrum?

WITH DENNISE WILLIAMS | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Money can bring about a wide range of emotions. When you get your pay cheque, you may feel happy or dissatisfied. When someone takes forever to pay you, annoyance can grow and grow. Read More

More residential approvals for Kingston

BY CLAUDIENNE EDWARDS Observer writer | Sunday, February, 18 2018    

Nine developers seeking to construct apartments and townhouses in Kingston and St Andrew had their applications for building permission approved by the Building and Town Planning Committee of the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) on Wednesday,... Read More

Ariel's masterpieces

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

TWO years ago when Ariel Sinclair enrolled in a logistics management programme at the Excelsior Community College, not only did he obtain the qualification he needed, but also a grand idea that he would later turn into a successful microbusiness. Read More

Red envelopes, trains and TV: Five things to know about Chinese New Year

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

BEIJING, China (AFP) -- With the start of the Lunar New Year Friday, it is a time for the Chinese to reunite with their families, often after lengthy journeys, to eat, watch the most popular television show in the world and exchange lucky money. Read More

UN aviation agency warns of looming pilot shortage

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Hundreds of thousands of pilots will need to be trained to meet growing demand for air transport around the world by 2036, the UN aviation agency said Tuesday. Read More

In high-priced Manhattan, more and more empty stores

Sunday, February, 18 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — The New York borough of Manhattan is richer and more populated than ever, but a growing number of businesses are closing their doors under the pressure of exorbitant rents and online commerce. Read More



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