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Jamaica's decision to appoint an energy czar has led to changes in the job functions of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), a portion of whose responsibilities have fallen to the Electricity Sector Enterprise Team (ESET).
Access appoints 7th director. Access Financial Services board has selected Maureen Vernon to fill the seat created at the microfinancing firm's annual general meeting in September.
Kingston Wharves Limited (KWL) will begin construction of its new logistics centre in November, and wrap up the development a year later.
A new pension savings model, though not on Jamaica's radar, has piqued the interest of local pension fund managers, who say the rate of payouts under the system are guaranteed but not by the employer.
The recently instituted 'superform' at the Companies Office of Jamaica was initiated to cut red tape.
The stagnation of real wages for more than 40 years has been the topic of academic and policy debates.
The driver of the snowplough that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped towards him down the runway in the dark.
Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.
The powerful Oilfields Workers' Trade Union (OWTU) prevented its members from unloading a ship from West Africa on Tuesday saying that the state-owned oil company, Petrotrin, had not formulated any protocols to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that has killed nearly 5,000 people in West Africa.
Federal regulators are proceeding with new rules that ease guidelines for banks selling mortgage securities and could mean fewer borrowers will need to make hefty down payments.
Caribbean Cement Company Limited begins supplies of a new 240,000 tonne clinker order from Venezuela this month, an 18-month contract that it is banking on to buffer export revenue for the Rockfort plant.
The Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) disclosed that it is now in talks with prospective suppliers of liquid natural gas (LNG) for local use, but reiterated that its earliest use of gas will be propane for the Bogue plant in Montego Bay.
Supreme Ventures Limited (SVL) has introduced a new game, Money Time, which is drawn every five minutes.
Investors rallied behind an encouraging report on the Chinese economy, halting a slide in oil prices.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has again urged the United States Congress to ratify quota and governance reforms agreed in 2010 to further strengthen the representation of emerging economies and enhance the participation of low-income countries.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has noted that Caribbean economies have been slow to recover from the global financial crisis and hence, starting tomorrow, it will host a high-level forum in collaboration with Jamaica's Ministry of Finance and Planning to discuss ways of boosting the economies of the region.
The last available accounts of the National Health Fund (NHF) to the public are for the year ended March 2012.
Facebook is suing several law firms that represented a man who claimed he owned half of the social network and was entitled to billions of dollars from the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
US companies risk losing out in the global export battle as a proliferation of Beijing-based development banks boosts Chinese rivals, a senior Obama administration official has warned.
If you are wondering where your transformational merger is going wrong, you may want to look in the toilets.