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    • GDP up 4.0% in Q4 of 2017

      Feb 19, 2018 | 00:49 am

      The economy expanded by 4.0% in the last quarter of 2017 and should rise by 3.6-4.6% this year, according to the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB).

    • St. Gabriel's College director targeted by protest

      Feb 19, 2018 | 00:35 am

      Saint Gabriel's College students, parents and alumni are demanding the school's directorresign, accusing him of poor management in appointing new staff.

    • New Zealand pushes reinvigorated Trans-Pacific trade pact

      Feb 19, 2018 | 00:16 am

      WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday her country was pushing hard for the final text of the revived Trans-Pacific trade pact to be released on Wednesday when her government publishes its own assessment of the deal.

    • 'Black Panther' blows away box office in Thailand and abroad

      Feb 19, 2018 | 00:03 am

      NEW YORK: A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million debut in US and Canada theatres, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark.

    • Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

      Feb 18, 2018 | 23:15 pm

      WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, US: As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack.

    • Oxfam says Haiti director admitted using prostitutes

      Feb 18, 2018 | 22:40 pm

      LONDON: Oxfam’s country director in Haiti admitted to using prostitutes at his residence during a relief mission before resigning in 2011, according to an internal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct released by the charity on Monday.