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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

miningNEWCASTLE, England--The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) - when a wrangle over terms is solved.

Beyond PNG, in international waters, regulation and royalty terms for mining the planet's subsea wealth have also yet to be finalised. The world waits for the judgement...

In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch

toyotaTOYOTA CITY, Japan/IRVINE, California--In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the revolutionary...

Behind Brazil's low unemployment, a quest for education

brazilBRASILIA--Brazil's growing prosperity is allowing teenagers to stay in school for longer instead of searching for...

GM agonized over putting two engineers on paid leave

NEW YORK--General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said she "agonized" over last week's decision to put two GM...

Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky

wifiNEW YORK/HAMBURG--Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for...

Reviving investment is key, says man tipped to be India's finance minister

arunBOHARU, India--Massaging his swollen feet after campaigning in the villages of Punjab, the man tipped to be India's...

Cuba looks to cooperatives to slow rise of capitalism

HAVANA--Cuba's slow, cautious reforms to revive its state-run economy suddenly burst into life at businesses like...

JPMorgan on profit drop: Be relieved we aren't taking risks

jpmorganNEW YORK--JPMorgan Chase & Co executives had a clear message for shareholders after reporting declining...

G20 pushes US on IMF reforms

WASHINGTON--The world's top economies are monitoring the economic situation in Ukraine for any fallout that may pose...

IMF tells world to do much more on growth marathon

imfWASHINGTON--The International Monetary Fund on Thursday urged nations around the world to move ahead more quickly on...

US accuses Russia after Putin warning on gas supplies to EU

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON--President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted...

France's odd couple push Europe to re-think growth

duoPARIS--One is a balding, bespectacled safe-pair-of-hands known for his negotiating skills; the other a firebrand...

Toyota to recall nearly 6.5 million vehicles

TOKYO--Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would recall 6.39 million vehicles globally for faults affecting...

German government ushers in renewable energy reform

energyBERLIN--Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet approved on Tuesday a reform of Germany's renewable energy law designed to...

US fines GM for not answering questions

WASHINGTON--General Motors is being fined $7,000 a day for missing an April 3 deadline to provide information about...

Neglected islanders resist new plan for Haiti tourism revival

haitiILE-A-VACHE, Haiti--For decades the mostly dirt-poor residents of the small island of Ile-à-Vache off Haiti's south...

Watchmakers woo women to boost flagging sales

watchesBASEL, Switzerland--A recent advert from luxury watchmaker Omega shows a large, technologically-advanced timepiece...

Internet companies growing ambitions spook 51 percent of American public

internetSAN FRANCISCO--The personal data gathering abilities of Google, Facebook and other tech companies has sparked growing...

Britain ready to ban all branding on cigarette packs

tobaccoLONDON--Britain plans to force tobacco firms to sell cigarettes in plain packets without branding to improve public...

Microsoft to offer Windows for free on phones, tablets

microsoftSAN FRANCISCO--Microsoft Corp is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets...

Climate change threatens India's economy, security

indiaNEW DELHI--India's high vulnerability and exposure to climate change will slow its economic growth, impact health and...

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Ombudsman named as Woman of Great Esteem
Saturday, 19 April 2014
BROOKLYN, New York--The Board of Directors of the distinguished Woman of Great Esteem (WGE)... Read more...
Funeral home’s co-director sentenced for gun possession
Saturday, 19 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Royal Funeral Home's co-director, Akkoye Jacquez Meyers (22), was sentenced on appeal... Read more...
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Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Friday, 18 April 2014
ST. VINCENT--There are no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in St. Vincent... Read more...
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One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard... Read more...
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Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast
Friday, 18 April 2014
WEST, Texas--Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a... Read more...
Obama budget would boost US tax revenue, cut deficits
Friday, 18 April 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenue by... Read more...
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Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm
Friday, 18 April 2014
SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine--Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they... Read more...
Plight of the suffering stressed in Pope’s Good Friday service
Friday, 18 April 2014
ROME--The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated... Read more...
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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEWCASTLE, England--The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor,... Read more...
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In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/IRVINE, California--In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the... Read more...
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Joint Court of Justice does not know how to count to two
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Editor, I realize that a newspaper usually is not the right place to discuss the content of... Read more...
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Soon to be mommy
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Queenie, I have a boyfriend and he promised that he would marry me. We bought rings and set... Read more...
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Little League prepares for season
Friday, 18 April 2014
Uniforms were being handed out at the St. Maarten Little League Complex on Pond Island Thursday and... Read more...
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Brooks steals four bases at Florida Showcase
Friday, 18 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG—Sixteen- year- old Denzel Brooks has returned from Perfect Game Academy Challenge in... Read more...
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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
Friday, 18 April 2014
MEXICO CITY--Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and... Read more...
Clinton pregnant with her first child
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEW YORK--Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in New Ireland
Friday, 18 April 2014
Nuguria, Lihir & Kavieng   By Laura Bijnsdorp   From Bourgainville, we travelled... Read more...
The Long Lost Letter
Friday, 18 April 2014
By Will Johnson    Recently when reading the book “Fourteen Islands in the Sun” by... Read more...
Editorial - Lesser evil
Friday, 18 April 2014
That Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes (PS) in today's edition is rather critical of the "Reforma"... Read more...
Editorial - Fair share
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no... Read more...
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Thursday Apr. 17, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Notices April 17
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...
Notices April 16
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...