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Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

On October 1, H.E. Tian Qi, Chinese ambassador to Jamaica and permanent representative to the International Seabed Authority, held a reception to celebrate the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Members of the...

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

With a focus on 'Prudent Investment Management Philosophy; Are you Maximising Stakeholder Value?, it was a worthwhile and informative experience for those in attendance at the recent Scotia Investments Asset Management luncheon, held at the Spanish...

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

It's all systems go as the CB Group UWI 5K and Smart Eggs Kids K held their 2018 press launch at UWI Regional Headquarters in Kingston on Monday. The event promises to be big and exciting. Here are the highlights.

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

1 So, you may notice a high-end SUV cruising your neighbourhood and you think nothing of it. We are learning that smart criminals are renting these vehicles and using them to commit robberies. They are relying on the idea that persons believe these...

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

A busy two days of appointments, business sessions, product updates and site visits, culminating with a generous portion of Jamaica's famous music, gastronomy and culture, was how the 2018 Jamaica Product Exchange ended in Montego Bay recently.Here...

Published:Monday | October 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Thursday, Bresheh celebrated another milestone when they launched their new line, Roast. The new bags are slightly different from the original line of backpacks in form and function but are of the same quality for the discerning professional....

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

Wearing costumes of black satin character sketches depicting the 'wrath of God', one of Jamaica's leading contemporary dance companies, Movements, opened the much-touted World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America and the Caribbean at Sandals Montego...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Classy styles and sweet KitKat treats came knocking on our doors recently, leaving fashionistas and dessert lovers in awe.Maxie Department Store made a pop-up visit at the Gleaner's North Street offices, transforming a section of our Editorial...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Imagine a cool afternoon on the immaculate, cream-coloured sands by the smooth waters of Discovery Bay. Music floats across the property as guests relax and enjoy the beach, the pool, and the comfortable pavilion behind.This was the setting for the...

Published:Friday | September 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) Come Run 10K Run and 5K Walk/Run, held on Saturday, September 22, at the Tryall Golf Club, was one that had the full support of well-wishers and stakeholders alike. On Wednesday, the MoBay...

Published:Thursday | September 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Palisadoes Co-operative Credit Union celebrated its 65th anniversary with a banquet last Saturday at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. We bring you the highlights.

Published:Wednesday | September 26, 2018 | 12:00 AM

'Au revoir' to the old and 'bienvenue' to the new French High Commissioner, Denys Wibaux. Wibaux, who presented his credentials to the our governor general last Thursday morning, hosted a reception in honour of the occasion at his residence that...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Last Wednesday, SSL Ventures hosted another exciting and informative Keynote event at the Toyota Showroom on Old Hope Road. The event featured an invigorating fireside chat with the CEOs of Blue Dot Data Intelligence Ltd, Muse 360 Integrated Ltd,...

Published:Tuesday | September 25, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 When people are not seen at their usual haunts these days, they may just be drying out. There is credible information that many prominent persons are seeking treatment in the salubrious hills. That's a really good thing.2 The way to get ahead in...

Published:Monday | September 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It was the perfect setting to pitch ideas and explore new possibilities, while mingling at the recent Sterling Asset Management huddle, held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston. The Gleaner brings you the social highlights.

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Forestry Department's squad brought the 'cool' to the recent Colour Me Happy Run 2018 with its team called Forest Natives, which was made up of 'Bloomers' (the women) and 'Hardwoods' (the men).The agency's costume highlighted the organisation's...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Campari is ready to reward the most stylish party-goers across the island with the relaunch of Campari Pop Style.On Tuesday, the premium liquor brand hosted their media launch at Twenty Three Bar on Dominica Drive, New Kingston. Mediator. Fluffy...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On Thursday, September 13, author and sexologist Shelly-Ann Weeks launched her latest book, It's My Body. Period.The launch took place at The Jamaica Pegasus' Talk of the Town Suite.It's My Body. Period. is a about a Jamaican girl and her...

Published:Friday | September 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Campari Pop Style is back for 2018 with an exciting line-up of parties. On Tuesday, they had their media launch at the Twenty-Three Bar in Kingston, which featured fashion-forward media personalities debuting their best outfits. We bring you the...

Published:Thursday | September 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Inn's fabulous 60th anniversary long service award, held in Ocho Rios on Sunday, saw guests looking quite fashionable, as they walked the red carpet before partaking in the celebrations. Here are the social highlights.

Published:Wednesday | September 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The annual Colour Me Happy run held at Hope Botanic Gardens on Saturday saw hundreds of runners and walkers coming out to give support to the worthy cause of building basic schools across Jamaica through the Kind Heart Foundation...

Published:Tuesday | September 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The fifth annual Colour Me Happy Run returned on Saturday in Kingston, at the Hope Botanic Gardens. All proceeds from Jamaica's favourite charity powder run, are in aid of building projects for basic schools across...

Published:Monday | September 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The WISYNCO Group recently hosted the launch of their WISYNCO ECO efforts for 2018/2019 at 100 Hope Road. The launch comprised the company's three key initiatives toward sustainable development; WISYNCO ECO Club...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In keeping with the true entrepreneurial spirit that is embodied by the annual PAN food festival, JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) and JN Money have continued their support of the event.PAN 2018, hosted by CB Foods, is proud to partner with the...

Published:Friday | September 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As the adage goes, 'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.' So the innovative Nestle HR team chose Back 2 School, as the theme for September's Employees of the Month and month-end social to throw some play into the mix.The team members...

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