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What’s going to happen to us as we grow older?

Who is going to look after us if and when we get sick?

Where will we go?

These are all relevant questions that people have to consider at least once in their lifetime as they plan their retirement.

Although the reality that we may one day have to be admitted into a nursing care...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Toyota is planning to start production of low-emission cars in China as it looks to tap into growing demand for in the country. Akio Toyoda, the president of Toyota Motors said the company was keen on introducing its latest technologies to the Chinese market.

Friday, April 22, 2011

After years of delay, construction of what is expected to be the first US offshore wind farm, located off Massachusetts’ picturesque Nantucket Sound, could begin as early as this fall.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Fears that Greece will have to restructure its massive debts have persisted despite official denials. Investors are demanding a higher rate of return for lending Greece money in a sign of continuing concern about its debt crisis.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Apple is suing its rival Samsung Electronics for allegedly copying the design of its iPad and iPhone.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Last month, this column raised the issue of whether T&T could afford to pay the nation’s 33,000 public servants and employees of statutory authorities more than a five per cent salary increase for the three-year period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010.

Friday, April 15, 2011

A price war is being predicted by the T&T Travel Agents Association (TTTAA), with the coming on stream of low cost carrier REDjet on four regional routes.

Friday, April 15, 2011

The Government has attracted the attention of Guyanese investors to produce rice in Trinidad as part of the large scale farmiing project.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Cumana, (Merlin Suarez): In two months, a ship from the Government of T&T will begin sea trials between the Carúpano (Sucre, Venezuela) and Port-of-Spain ports as part of negotiations between the Sucre state executive and the Caribbean country to promote tourism and trade.

Friday, April 15, 2011

T&T and the rest of the region have a lot to learn from the successful Latin American economies. “Our competition are Harvard-trained leaders of prosperous Latin countries and companies,” warned former finance minister Wendell Mottley.

Friday, April 15, 2011

One of the T&T’s largest manufacturing companies, Trinidad Cement Ltd, continues to be hard hit by the fallout from the global downturn as the company tries to reach agreement with its creditors for the restructuring of close to $2 billion in debt.

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