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Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 3:31 PM

The executive of the Federation is to meet with finance minister Audley Shaw tomorrow to discuss the government’s decision to tax some of their allowances.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:51 PM

The Opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is this afternoon raising concerns about the governments pronouncement that it could return to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:51 PM

The Office of the Contractor-General (OCG) says its has uncovered attempts by some persons to corrupt the National Contracts Commission (NCC) government contractor registration process.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:49 PM

Members of the Police Federation are now meeting to discuss the government’s decision to tax some of their allowances.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:49 PM

The Gleaner Power 106 News has learnt that parliamentary secretary in the health ministry, Senator Aundre Franklyn is being considered for the post of state minister of national security.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:47 PM

Energy Consultant Dr. Raymond Wright says he’s satisfied with the government’s decision to move towards Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a cheaper source of energy.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:46 PM

The National Council of Taxi Associations (NCTA) is now awaiting a response from Transport Minister Mike Henry regarding its proposal aimed at getting the government to discontinue the tax on gas.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:45 PM

Today is being observed as Teachers\' Day and the Prime Minister Bruce Golding has called for the nation to partner with teachers in molding the lives of young people.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:32 PM

A man, who allegedly broke into a house at Grants Crescent, Hampton Green, Spanish Town, St Catherine was set upon and stabbed to death by citizens in the community on Tuesday.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:31 PM

Roslyn Diah, 54, of Allison district, Kendal, Manchester is suspected to have committed suicide after her body was found hanging by a scarf at her home on Tuesday.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 12:30 PM

Detectives from the Constant Spring CIB in St. Andrew North have commenced investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, who was found suffering from stab wounds at Park Avenue, Havendale, Kingston 19 on Tuesday night.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:31 AM

The Small Business Association of Jamaica is encouraged by the Prime Minister’s announcement that more loans will be made available to the sector.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:31 AM

The finance minister Audley Shaw will tell the nation today what changes have been made to the controversial tax structure on books and computers.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:31 AM

The National Workers Union (NWU) is cautioning the Government against raising the contributions deducted from salaries for the National Insurance Scheme (NIS).

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:30 AM

A leading private sector player is this morning raising questions about fair play in the region following a revelation by Prime Minister Golding yesterday.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:30 AM

Long serving Justice of the Peace Dr David Stair is to be installed as the new Custos of Hanover tomorrow.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:29 AM

The Trelawny Sugar Factory Hampden Estates Limited has obtained a court injunction barring the Government from selling or transferring its assets.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:29 AM

Classes are to resume at the College of Agriculture Science and Education (CASE) in Portland following two days of industrial unrest.

Published:Wednesday | May 6, 2009 | 8:28 AM

The St Andrew North police said they will be questioning popular singer Gyptian, whose real name Windel Edwards, in connection with the recent alleged assault of a man in Stony Hill.

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2009 | 7:25 PM

The Bruce Golding led administration has given its clearest signal to date that the country may have to return to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) if its country’s cash reserves continue to dwindle.

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2009 | 5:50 PM

Prime Minister Bruce Golding has indicated that the government has made changes to the tax structure for books and computers.

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2009 | 5:48 PM

Bruce Golding has warned that there will be more tightening of the Budget next year.

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2009 | 5:47 PM

Bruce Golding says numerous public agencies will be removed from their rented offices in prime corporate area locations to Government buildings, which are now closed.

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2009 | 5:47 PM

Bruce Golding has announced that there will be major reductions in the interest rates for loans from the Student Loans Bureau (SLB) for students in certain technical disciplines in health and agriculture.

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2009 | 5:46 PM

Lecturers at the College of Agriculture, Science and Education (CASE) in Portland today continued their protest action for a second day to press their demand for the removal of the President, Dr. Paul Ivey.

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