US economic growth picks up to 2.3% The US economy grew at an annualised pace of 2.3% in the three months to June, official figures have shown.
Royal Dutch Shell cuts 6,500 jobs Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has announced it has shed 6,500 jobs as part of cost-cutting plans as it seeks to counter falling oil prices.
Depositors to recover losses 30 years after collapse of bank in St Kitts Basseterre, St. Kitts - Customers and creditors who lost money when the Bank of Commerce closed 30 years ago are in line for an EC$15 million (US$5.5 million) payout.
Shipping Association blasts Customs Act Amendment Bill THE Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), which lobbies to improve the competitiveness of the port on behalf of its workers, described the proposed amendments to the Customs Act as anti-trade and backward.
Sagicor X Fund goes for hotel in USA SAGICOR Real Estate X Fund Limited (X Fund) announced plans to acquire its first property outside of Jamaica in line with its growth strategy.
Apple 'fake factory' raided in China A factory which allegedly made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been raided in China, with nine arrests.
Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
Negotiations resume in China to get Bahamas’ Baha Mar mega resort completed NASSAU, Bahamas – A team of government officials is in China for negotiations aimed at getting the Baha Mar mega resort completed and opened, less than a week after the developer failed to get the court to recognize his US bankruptcy proceedings.
MEMO-LEAK Bakr: A rumour to destabilise T&T PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Who leaked a confidential memo from the Special Branch head to “All Field Section”, stating information had been obtained that the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen was planning to launch...