Fri | Dec 14, 2018

Stories by Mark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Despite fears that rapid automation and digitalisation could reduce the number of jobs in the manufacturing sector, Nicholas Fuller, director for global research innovation at IBM Technology Services, believes the imminent role of artificial...

Published:Tuesday | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Retired land surveyor and businessman Winston Dear is to become the latest inductee into the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (MBCCI) Wall of Fame at its annual awards banquet to be held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St James...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:17 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

For Jamaica to meaningfully impact the global technology landscape, stakeholders will need to create an eco-system, where ideas can be developed and commercialised, says Kirk-Anthony Hamilton, co-founder of Tech Beach Retreat, held at...

Published:Monday | December 3, 2018 | 12:13 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Thirty-one-year-old Rich Smith is a senior user interface engineer at Internet content provider Netflix. However, his life could have turned out differently for the college dropout, if he had allowed his failures to determine his future...

Published:Thursday | November 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Leroy Reid, director of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) south-west region, has issued a call for a national ethics campaign against dishonest practices such as the illegal abstraction of electricity from the national grid.According to Reid, whose...

Published:Monday | October 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Attorneys representing residents of Industry Cove in Hanover will today present their arguments to Justice Judith Pusey as they seek leave for a judicial review of the construction of a sewage plant at a National Housing Trust (NHT) scheme being...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

President of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) Howard Mitchell, says that the bureaucratic process at the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) is counter-productive and is calling for greater support from the Government...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Gateway Co-operative Credit Union (2017) Limited, which was formed from the merger of the Hanover and Montego co-operative credit unions less than two years ago, is reporting a surplus of $133 million for the 2017-2018 financial year.Speaking at the...

Published:Wednesday | September 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Community and Workers of Jamaica (C&WJ) Co-operative Credit Union last Wednesday became the largest credit union operating locally...

Published:Saturday | August 25, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Leading operators in local outsourcing claim that the remuneration being offered to its Jamaican workers is comparable to or betters any of the other industries in Jamaica. However, they are concerned that the gains achieved over the past five years...

Published:Wednesday | August 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Stakeholders in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector are in agreement with businessman Richard Byles that more should be done to achieve greater economic growth, but has rubbished the notion that outsourcing only offers low paying jobs to...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Poor parenting must be blamed for the rapid decline in the value system of the society, which has seen youngsters between the ages of 15 and 24 years turning to a life of crime, noted Barbara Dandy, dean of discipline at the Godfrey Stewart High...

Published:Thursday | January 25, 2018 | 12:06 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

President of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica (BPIAJ), Gloria Henry says local players must adopt to the rapid changes on the global outsourcing landscape and move to include higher value added services to their offerings in...

Published:Wednesday | January 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Despite the restrictions imposed by the security forces during the state of public emergency, the Montego Bay chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI) says the much anticipated annual fundraiser Food Fashion and Dance, (FFAD) will not be postponed....

Published:Friday | January 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

Popular Jamaica Public Service (JPS) executive T'Shura Gibbs has tendered her resignation to take effect on February 9.Efforts to reach Gibbs, the director of JPS Region West, were unsuccessful.However, according to very reliable source, Gibbs will...

Published:Tuesday | January 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMMark Titus/Gleaner Writer

COMPLANT, the parent company of Pan Caribbean Sugar Company (PCSC), is now in the second phase of negotiations with another Chinese firm for the sale of Monymusk sugar factory in Clarendon.According to the Chinese sugar manufacturer's spokes-person...

Subscribe to Mark Titus/Gleaner Writer