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Daily Archives: November 29, 2015

Specialty Hospital: Was Fedders-Lloyd disqualified or qualified?…

The Finance Ministry’s explanation about why it decided to re-engage Fedders-Lloyd for the construction of a Specialty Hospital has raised more questions. The Health Ministry under the then People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) administration had said the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board (NPTAB) disqualified Fedders-Lloyd because of administrative deficiencies in its tender documents. The NPTAB had also cited the ...

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Commercial banks soon must hand over account information to Credit Bureau

Commercial banks will soon be required to hand over their customers’ information to the Credit Bureau to help lending institutions determine their creditworthiness and eligibility for loans, according to Minister of Business Dominic Gaskin. After announcing the decision at the opening of Business Expo 2015 at the Sophia Exhibition Centre on Friday, November 27, 2015, he told Demerara Waves Online ...

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King’s Jewellery World expands operations; stresses importance of national standard, quality

A well-known jewellery store, King’s Jewellery World, Saturday night formally opened a new branch at Giftland Mall, praising the rigorous testing system by the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS). Financial Controller of King’s Jewellery World, Ralph Persaud also highlighted the need for the GNBS to certify the Guyana Gold Board to test the precious metal at the right percentage ...

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Govt is right to give Fedders-Lloyd Specialty Hospital contract- Ralph Ramkarran

Former House Speaker, Ralph Ramkarran and the main oppositiion People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) are at odds over whether the Indian company, Fedders-Lloyd, should have been awarded a contract to build a Specialty Hospital that has been mired in a three-year long controversy. Government has cited time constraints in agreeing to give Fedders-Lloyd the contract to build the hospital. The ...

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UG, UWI student organisations agree to wide-ranging collaboration

Student associations of the universities of Guyana and the West Indies Saturday formally agreed to cooperate to fight against all forms of discrimination and cooperate to improve academic, sport and cultural life at the several campuses. Inked at the University of Guyana’s (UG) Turkeyen Campus by representatives of the University of Guyana Students Society and the Intercampus Guild Council of ...

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