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Paying for an online purchase by cash may seem a difficult prop­osition to grasp, but it’s not.

Software company, WiPay Financial Ltd, offers a cash payment platform to both en­trepreneurs as well as consumers that allows them to conduct transactions online using cash.

Located on Ariapita Drive in Woodbrook, the company currently employs 12...

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The commentaries in this space last week and the week before achieved their aim in starting a national dialogue about the standard of living in this country and the extent to which government's income tax and expenditure policies impact on the quality of life enjoyed by a majority of T&T...

Thursday, May 18, 2017

In delivering the ANR Robinson Distinguished Lecture Series on May 4, Former Central Bank Governor Ewart S Williams reflects on how the former prime minister and president Arthur NR Robinson navigated the economic storms of 1987 and 1988 and the lessons we can learn 30 years later.

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

At least two of the country’s leading economists have agreed that state-owned Petrotrin is strategically important to the country’s economy and to government revenue but said reform is also necessary.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Last week, I argued that administrations in the 15 years between 2000 and 2015 distributed a significant amount of wealth to the population, which contributed to a huge rise in the average standard of living in TT.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Government is pumping in US$18 million ($120 million) to boost entrepreneurship in T&T, for businesses that use information technology to operate their businesses.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Ministry of Trade and Industry is coordinating with several ministries and government agencies to implement a robust package of administrative and legislative reforms, aimed at improving the ease of doing business in T&T.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

In the last few weeks, I have intervened in several discussions in which people have complained about the excessive burden of taxation that the current administration has imposed on the population, as the government struggles to get the population of this country accustomed to a lower standard...

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Although it has generated some heat, the controversial $255 million acquisition of Massy Communications by TSTT, announced on May 2, has been described as a win-win proposition by the chairmen of both companies.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Government is faced with an unenviable situation. The manner in which our expenditure profile has been built up since 2001 to now has seen consistent growth in a number of fixed costs such as wages and salaries.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Marlon, 40 years old, is married with two teenaged daughters. With the changes in the economy his employment status was uncertain for a while. Several months his employer cut his salary while other months his pay was withheld.

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