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In his mid-year budget review in 2016, Finance Minister Colm Imbert introduced a seven per cent tax on online shopping.

Imbert said the reason behind the introduction of the tax was to try to find new ways of raising revenue.

According to the Finance Minister, the imposition of this tax was expected to generate an annual revenue of $300...

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Energy Chamber of Trinidad and Tobago hosted their gala dinner on January 23 at the Hyatt Regency, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain. The event was held on the 2nd day of the Chamber’s three-day Energy Conference which ran from January 22 to 24 at the Hyatt.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

One of the biggest challenges to successfully managing one’s finances usually involves an individual’s ability to live within their means. Truthfully, the enticements of modern living makes it easier for people to let their income, expenditure and lifestyle move out of alignment.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The world of investing can be extremely hazardous.

Balancing risks with potential rewards defines, in part, what skilled investing is all about.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The famous maxim “you get what you pay for” may hold in most transactions, but not at all times.

In reality, there are times when an assets’ price and its fundamental value diverge to a great degree.

This is the essence of a bubble.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Tertiary level education has been one of the victims of the deep recession that the country is experiencing.

The cuts to the system, according to one commentator, are proving to be as painful as a root canal during a dental procedure.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Managing director of Perenco Trinidad, Baptiste Breton, says the French oil and gas company would be interested in Trinmar should the government make it available.

Breton was quick to add, however, that as far as he was aware there is no such offer on the table.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

1. The Energy Conference continues to be a marquee event on the annual calendar. This year’s theme is “Maximising Value Through Collaboration”. What was the rationale behind that for this year’s event?

Thursday, January 25, 2018

In the delivering the event’s feature address at the opening ceremony, Energy Minister Franklin Khan made it clear to all in attendance that he believed a recovery of the local energy sector was well underway.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

In delivering remarks at the opening ceremony of the event, bpTT regional president Norman Christie stuck to the conference’s theme by highlighting the need for increased collaboration in the sector.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Listening to Energy Minister Franklin Khan’s speech at the opening ceremony of Monday’s Energy Conference 2018 proved to be quite the mind-bending experience.

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