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Focus on Science in November

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:12:50 +0000

‘Science for Life’ will be the focus of National Science and Technology Month, which will be observed in November. Acting Executive Director of the Scientific Research Council (SRC), Hawthorne Watson, says a number of activities targeted all sectors of the … Continued The post Focus on Science in November appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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PM to Present National Medal for Science and Technology

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:18:08 +0000

Prime Minster, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller, will present a National Medal to an individual who has contributed to the development of Science and Technology in Jamaica, at Gala dinner on November 12. The recipient will be chosen from three … Continued The post PM to Present National Medal for Science and Technology appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Reforms Responsible for Big Jump in Doing Business Ranking

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:47:59 +0000

The Government is attributing Jamaica’s significant jump in the 2015 Doing Business Report ranking from 94 to 58, to a raft of intense reform measures, which have been put in place, or are on-going. Addressing a press conference at JAMPRO’s … Continued The post Reforms Responsible for Big Jump in Doing Business Ranking appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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House Passes Amendments to Quarries Control Act

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:42:09 +0000

The Quarries Control (Amendment) Act, which seeks to improve the management of quarries in Jamaica and increase fines for illicit quarrying, was passed on Tuesday, October 28, in the House of Representatives. In piloting the legislation, Minister of Science, Technology, … Continued The post House Passes Amendments to Quarries Control Act appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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Industry Minister Hails Contribution of Francis Kennedy

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:39:36 +0000

Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has hailed the contribution of late Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (JCC) President, Francis “Paco” Kennedy, to the National Competitiveness Council (NCC). Speaking at the Council’s final meeting for 2014 at Jamaica Promotions … Continued The post Industry Minister Hails Contribution of Francis Kennedy appeared first on Jamaica Information Service.
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