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Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The European Parliament wants to cut carbon emissions from new cars and vans by 40 per cent by 2030 and will try to convince the European Union's 28 nations to back the idea, despite objections from the...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Food and financial services conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited says it has no plan to replace the glass range of its Tropical Rhythms juice drink, noting that the addition of plastic...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

California has become the first state to require publicly traded companies to include women on their boards of directors, one of several laws boosting or protecting women that Governor Jerry Brown...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The rise of the short-term rental market facilitated by online sites, led by Airbnb, has increased housing prices in key areas, according to real estate experts."Right now, the going is hot...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

US President Donald Trump vowed to make Canada pay after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would not be bullied in trade talks.Trump called Trudeau "weak" and "dishonest". He threatened...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Japan's No. 1 automaker Toyota Motor and technology giant SoftBank Group are setting up a joint venture to create mobility services in what they called a "united Japan" effort to face global...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Facebook is naming Adam Mosseri, a 10-year veteran at the company, as the head of Instagram.The appointment comes after the photo-sharing app's co-founders resigned last week without giving a clear reason...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Declaring that "there is enough room in the business for everybody," petrol haulage businessman and one-time hotelier Constantine 'Charley' Hinds is set to make a play for the...

Published:Thursday | October 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

General Motors and Honda are teaming up on self-driving vehicle technology as big automakers and tech giants race to develop the next generation of personal transportation.Japan's Honda Motor Company will invest US$2.75 billion in the autonomous...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:03 AMSteven Jackson/Senior Business Reporter

Express Catering Limited, which operates various food franchises at Sangster International Airport, tripled its annual profit even without much help from the latest addition to its portfolio, that of Starbucks coffee.Express Catering has "...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Question: I just completed an associate of science degree in social work at the Moneague College. I will receive my associate degree at graduation in November. I've applied to social work agencies. I've also applied to schools for a job as a...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Microfinancing firm McKayla Financial Services Limited has raised $100 million through a secured corporate bond arranged by brokerage Stocks...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

American dairy farmers get more access to the Canadian market. United States drug companies can fend off generic competition for a few more years. Automakers are under pressure to build more cars where workers earn decent wages.The North American...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The United Nations' highest court has rejected landlocked Bolivia's bid to force Chile to the negotiating table over granting access to the Pacific Ocean.In a legal ruling Monday from the Hague-based International Court of Justice that was broadcast...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In a bleak assessment, credit ratings agency Moody's warned Tuesday that Europe remains highly vulnerable to another economic downturn despite all its firefighting efforts over the past few years.The Moody's report, published as Italian stocks and...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tesla Motors successfully ramped up production of its pivotal Model 3 sedan during the summer, fulfilling CEO Elon Musk's pledge to work out the manufacturing problems that had raised questions about the electric carmaker's prospects.The company...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham/Business Reporter

Paramount Trading's auditors have raised concerns in two areas, but the newer element relates to the absence of a clear partnership arrangement between Paramount and American oil blending firm Allegheny Petroleum.The other concern - the credit risk...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson/Senior Business Reporter

Medical Disposables & Supplies Limited (MDS) is going more fully into retail distribution as a supplier of the confectionery products made by Aldor of Colombia...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson/ Assistant Editor - Business

The plan to make the Financial Investigations Division (FID), which is currently part of the Ministry of Finance...

Published:Wednesday | October 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Bank of Jamaica has left its policy interest rate unchanged at 2.00 per cent.The rate announcement on October 2 marks the second consecutive decision to maintain the rate at its existing level, a decision based on...

Published:Tuesday | October 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

California Governor Jerry Brown signed the US's toughest net-neutrality measure on Sunday, requiring Internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The move prompted an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration.Advocates of net...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has put a cork on new approvals of tour businesses, while his Tourism Working Group (TWG) examines the degree to which large hotel groups may be crowding out local destination management companies and tour...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Lasco Manufacturing Limited (LASM) will pump as much as US$3 million into its operations this year, as it prepares for regulatory changes for sugary drinks.Lasco is also negotiating deposit refund system for plastic bottles, with the Jamaican...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AMMcPherse Thompson

A Supreme Court judge averted the shutdown of sportswear manufacturer, Wynlee Trading Company Limited, when it ordered the return of sewing machines and other seized equipment to the company.The machines were seized to recover a debt purportedly...

Published:Sunday | September 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: A lot of road construction is now taking place. Most of it is happening in Kingston, St Andrew, and St Catherine. Reports suggest that more projects are planned for other areas. These activities are said to be disrupting the flow of...

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