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Derek AchongPublished: Monday, August 13, 2018Govt considers new plan to meet demandGovernment is considering introduction of a bond to assist with funding of public housing. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, who was at a key distribution ceremony for the Lake View Housing Development in Point...
Published: Tuesday, August 14, 2018SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data...
Published: Monday, August 13, 2018Overall market activity resulted from trading in 14 securities of which four advanced, five declined and five traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 179,866 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $1,273,300....
NATIONAL Security Minister Stuart Young yesterday apologised to the Australian government about former minister Devant Maharaj’s allegations about corruption in the procurement of two Cape Class vessels for the Coast Guard. After making this apology, Young said the purchase of 12 Damen naval...
NEARLY 1,500 students who wrote the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exam in May and June from government and government-assisted secondary schools in TT received no passes. This was revealed by Minister of Education Anthony Garcia who, in a brief interview with Newsday yesterday,...
CARONI East MP Dr Tim Gopeesingh said medical graduates who refuse jobs at public hospitals need not pay back the GATE subsidy that funded their studies, contradicting a stance taken by Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. Gopeesingh held a news briefing at the Opposition Leader’s office at...
Attorney Gerald Ramdeen is wasting no time in helping the vendors of the Drag Brothers Mall who have been blocked from entering the building after a fire broke out two Saturdays ago, damaging two of the booths. The mall is on Independence Square along the Brian Lara Promenade. The vendors...
THE Point Fortin hospital should be completed by May 2019 and fully operational by September 2019. After the Prime Minister toured the hospital, Deyalsingh said the government had got a loan in June to finish constructing the hospital from an Austrian bank in June. He said it was 65 per cent...
THIS year the TT Film Festival (TTFF) is celebrating 13 years and its community development programme is celebrating nine. The programme uses film to bring about social change and transformation. “It’s not just about going out to communities and showing films to foster appreciation, it is about...
IN a rare meeting of disciplines, the next generation of local music virtuosos showed that their future was secure when they skilfully taught Olympic sprinter and Atlantic sports ambassador Richard Thompson how to play the violin and cello. The occasion was a special workshop in instrumental...

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