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Government aims to extend no bail legislation

Government aims to extend no bail legislation

Government wants an extension to legislation which denies bail for anyone charged with certain offences for 120 days. According to Acting Attorney General Stuart Young says the legislation brought by the previous administration is close to its expiration. The amendment, ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 9th, 2016

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Attorneys want Duke’s cellphone back from police

Attorneys want Duke’s cellphone back from police

Attorneys for PSA President Watson Duke are asking that his cell-phone be turned over to them by the police. Mr Duke reappeared in the Port of Spain Magistrate’s Court today, charged with one count of rape and four counts of indecent assault. These stem from an alleged ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 9th, 2016

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Samsung’s bendable smartphones might become real in early 2017

Samsung’s bendable smartphones might become real in early 2017

Samsung has been toying with the idea of bendable (or is it foldable? who knows) phones since 2008, when it showed a prototype device sporting a folding OLED display at the Society for Information Display (SID) exhibition. Now, according to a report by Bloomberg, Samsung ...

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June 9th, 2016

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T&T-Panama trade agreement effective from July

T&T-Panama trade agreement effective from July

The trade agreement between T&T and Panama will come into effect in early July. This is the word from Trade Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon, who says the Partial Scope Agreement has been proclaimed by the President. It is being welcomed by the T&T Chamber of Industry and ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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Consideration being given to a new ticketing system

Consideration being given to a new ticketing system

Consideration is being given to a new system of ticketing which will land bigger fines for drivers caught well over the speed limit. The revelation was made today at the TTPS weekly media briefing, by the service’s Road Safety Coordinator Brent Batson. Earlier, Traffic ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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World Ocean Day 2016 – stop plastic pollution!

World Ocean Day 2016 – stop plastic pollution!

Trinbagonians love the sea, but how much do we actually care? Today is World Oceans Day and a call is being made for persons around the globe to help protect this valuable natural resource. The theme for 2016 is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet” and the focus is on the ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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THA Chief Secretary: united tourism approach needed for T&T

THA Chief Secretary: united tourism approach needed for T&T

Trinidad AND Tobago need to work together to market tourism. This call comes from THA Chief Secretary Orville London, the the wake of criticism for Tobago’s tourism statistics. It was recently revealed that hotel occupancy on the island in 2015 was just 34%, despite ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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Former UNC Minister criticizes Opposition

Former UNC Minister criticizes Opposition

The Opposition is today being accused of failing to hold the Government accountable for its actions. This criticism comes today from former UNC Minister Vasant Bharath, regarding the recent withdrawal of TT$2.5 billion dollars from the Heritage and Stabilization Fund. He ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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Prime Minister Rowley calls for manufacturing innovation

Prime Minister Rowley calls for manufacturing innovation

Despite being quite successful over the years, the domestic manufacturing sector needs to be examined. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley believes manufacturers have been too cautious despite their opportunities. Speaking at the TTMA’s Dinner and Awards Ceremony last night, he ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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NWRHA: supply of some chemo drugs “intermittent”

NWRHA: supply of some chemo drugs “intermittent”

The NWRHA has admitted to a shortage of some chemotherapy drugs. It is however attributing that to the general unavailability of drugs from suppliers themselves, as opposed to any other factors. In a release it says the supply of certain drugs over the past few months has ...

Amrit Maharaj

June 8th, 2016

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