Category Archives: Business

Let’s unite to solve pandemic employment problems

Business Diana Mahabir-Wyatt Yesterday Youngstown City Health Department worker Faith Terreri grabs two at-home covid19 test kits to be handed out during a distribution event on December 30, 2021, in Youngstown, Ohio. Individual test kits are relatively cheap; companies should consider allowing for free in-house testing for workers who aren’t vaccinated. – AP PHOTO The […]

Huawei eyes local, global opportunities in 2022

Business Newsday Reporter Yesterday Local university students particpated in Huawei’s global Seeds for the Future programme. Photo courtesy Huawei – Huawei’s commitment to the Caribbean Basin continued in 2021with several projects to deepen economic and technological development in the region. With a comprehensive focus across youth, education, sport, carbon reduction and women in ICT and […]

Giving livestock sector life

Business Newsday Reporter 22 Hrs Ago Dairy and poultry farmer Harinath Jankie milks a cow at his Carlsen Field farm in March 2021. The issues affecting the livestock sector need to be dealt with urgently by people with the requisite knowledge and expertise. – FILE PHOTO/ANGELO MARCELLE The lifestock sector continues to face challenges, even […]

Why we need to transform – or kill – our zombie companies

Business Kiran Mathur Mohammed 17 Hrs Ago This photo taken in 2020 shows a bustling Frederick St, Port of Spain, which used to be the heart of commerce in Trinidad and Tobago’s capital city. Many middle-income companies are saddled with so-called zombie companies which generate just enough cash to meet their expenses but with nothing […]

Can Trinidad and Tobago pivot to survive evolving natural gas and LNG markets?

Business Newsday 14 Hrs Ago Atlantic LNG facility in Point Fortin. Shell and bpTT with renewed contracts for train one until 2024 re-negotiated their existing contracts to realise supplies which are currently lacking. – File photo/Jeff K. Mayers TT GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Natural gas and by extension liquefied natural gas (LNG) have become forerunners in the […]

How corporate leaders can rediscover their vision

Business Newsday 10 Hrs Ago The skyline of Port of Spain the business centre of Trinidad and Tobago. Corporations must reimagine who they are and redefine their intended ultimate value to their clients and the natural environment. Source: rollingstone.com – FILE PHOTO/ROGER JACOB – In the face of the current global pandemic, just as we […]

Caterer Lalchan Basdeo withstands heat of rising costs

Business Ria Chaitram 6 Hrs Ago Lalchan Basdeo and daughter Sheneil Basdeo-Ramnarine, owners of Sham’s Roti Shop and Catering Services, Longdenville Chaguanas. – LINCOLN HOLDER For over 30 years, cooking Indian dishes has been the source of livelihood for Lalchan Basdeo. Basdeo, 52, known as the curry duck king, owns and operates Sham’s Roti Shop […]

Renewables, digitisation – pathways to new investments

Business Ria Chaitram 2 Hrs Ago Ian De Souza, TT Chamber of Industry and Commerce CEO, says economic recovery requires collaboration between labour, Government and the business community. – ROGER JACOB The idea of shifting to renewable energy was not a bad one, says new CEO of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and […]

Republic Bank group announces executive changes

Business Andrew Gioannetti 3 Hrs Ago Republic Bank branch, Rio Claro. – File photo THE managing director at Republic Bank Ltd will be identified as president and managing director, later this year, when the bank and its parent company – Republic Financial Holdings Ltd – implement title changes to their executive. The two companies issued […]