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Truckers on strike against rejection of ...

From today, thousands of truckers have closed their vehicles as a pressure mechanism for the Supervisory and Financial Management Board (FOMB) to authorize the regulations of the Bureau of Transport and Other Public Services (NTSP, Spanish initials) , which include tariff adjustments for freight transportation in Puerto Rico. However, last night, the main legal adviser […]

How new technology turns standard drilli...

With a new planter conversion kit, farmers looking to adopt an adjustable rate system can now easily and inexpensively convert any standard planter to variable rate capacity. Developed by crop production specialist Hutchinsons, Omnia E-Seed is due to launch this spring and is the first standalone variable rate seed drill adapter kit, which can fit […]

Residents Sound Alarm As Emerald Isle Wa...

EMERALD ISLAND – Some residents of Emerald Isle have complained about water bills that have doubled or tripled recently; meanwhile, the executive director of Bogue Banks Water Corp. said usage and availability necessitated pricing changes. In a statement responding to customer complaints, BBWC’s Seola Hill cited revenue needs that triggered a rate hike; increased costs […]

Chinese central bank says it will improv...

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank, is pictured in Beijing, China as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel coronavirus on February 3, 2020. REUTERS / Jason Lee BEIJING / SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s central bank on Monday said it would make deposit-taking institutions (DRs) […]

Fed’s Williams: SOFR rate system worked

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Chairman John Williams said on Monday that a replacement for the scandal-ridden Libor benchmark interest rate regime had performed well amid tensions in the financial system during the coronavirus pandemic. “If the pandemic has confirmed one thing about financial benchmarks, it’s the resilience of robust benchmarks,” including new ones […]

The exchange rate system: should Nepal r...

Recently, few questions have emerged about the peg of Nepalese currency to Indian currency. Questions such as: is it correct policy to peg to Indian currency? Should Nepalese currency adopt a floating exchange rate? Or should the Nepalese currency be pegged to another currency and other related matters? These are important and serious questions that […]

88% of Engineers in Top Tech Companies S...

A study conducted by an edtech startup found that systems design is a crucial skill for technical engineers and software engineers for career growth in the future. A study conducted by an edtech startup found that systems design is a crucial skill for technical engineers and software engineers for career growth in the future. According […]

HK dollar anchor architect says exchange...

HONG KONG – The architect of the Hong Kong dollar peg said the currency’s resilience over the past six months amid anti-government protests justifies the merits of the exchange rate system and expects it to that it lasts for many years to come. The so-called linked exchange rate system, in which the local currency is […]