Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Business

iQor creates 600 local jobs

Sep. 19, 2017, 9:56 AM AST Comments

Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) firm iQor has created 600 jobs in Trinidad and Tobago since commencing operations last year.

Call for action on Petrotrin oil scandal *

Sep. 18, 2017, 7:12 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Transparency Institute (TTTI) has called for a speedy conclusion to allegations of massive corruption involving State-owned Petrotrin and a lease operator.



Pre-budget review: Expenditure constant, fiscal gap widens

Sep. 17, 2017, 9:53 PM AST Comments

AS WE conclude our series leading up to the Trinidad and Tobago budget for FY2017/2018, we turn to the expenditure side of the equation, and consider the possible options available to the Government to address what is likely to be a deficit budget.

Minister: 2014 poverty report invalid*

Sep. 15, 2017, 9:56 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago 2014 poverty report, which stated that more than 300,000 people were living on $985 or less a month, did not make sense and was said be invalid. This according to Minister of Social Development and Family Services Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn in a statement to the Parliament


Ministry partners with EU to develop energy plan

Sep. 15, 2017, 9:28 PM AST Comments

THE Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries has partnered with the European Union in the development of a sustainable energy implementation plan for Trinidad and Tobago. The plan was prepared by the EU Technical Assistance Facility and presented to parliamentary secretary Nicole Olivierre yesterday



NGC deepens links in Africa *

Sep. 14, 2017, 8:1 PM AST Comments

STATE-owned National Gas Company is once again attempting to deepen its ties with energy-producing countries in East and West Africa, according to a statement from the company.



PSIP budget to remain at $5b

Sep. 13, 2017, 10:30 PM AST Comments

THE budgetary allocation for the Public Sector Investment Programme (PSIP) will remain at $5 billion for fiscal 2017/2018, Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development Camille Robinson-Regis has said. For fiscal 2017, the sum of $5,022 million was allocated for projects and programmes under the


Rate review for T&TEC and WASA*

Sep. 13, 2017, 10:28 PM AST Comments

ARE water and electricity rate increases on the ­horizon? This was the question many on social media site Facebook were asking yesterday following an announcement by the Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) that it has begun a price review process for the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission


RIC to review WASA, T&TEC pricing policy

Sep. 13, 2017, 1:13 PM AST Comments

The Regulated Industries Commission (RIC) has begun the process of conducting price reviews for the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) and the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA).