News relating to Statutory Bodies such HLSCC, NHI, Tourist Board, Financial Services, Social Security, Health Service, etc.

Testing Phase To Begin On New Process For Work Permit Renewal

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 5:06pm

The Labour Department is in the final stages of preparation to begin testing a new process for the renewal of work permits.

Tortola Pier Park Is One Year Old

Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 3:41pm

The Tortola Pier Park Limited’s (TPPL) land side development which prides itself as an unmatched dinning, shopping and entertainment facility is one year old today. 

Imaging Unit Officially Opened At Peebles Hospital

Friday, 9 December 2016 - 5:03pm

The Imaging Unit at the Peebles Hospital was officially opened on December 9.......

Guidance Notes On Common Reporting Standards Updated

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - 1:23pm

The International Tax Authority of the Government of the Virgin Islands is advising the public that Guidance Notes for the Common Reporting Standards (CRS) have been updated.

Arbour Day Ceremony Recognises Tree-Planting Stalwarts

Monday, 28 November 2016 - 4:48pm

Staff from the National Parks Trust were honoured at the recent Arbour Day Ceremony, last Friday, November 25.

Local Lawyer Given International Award For Outstanding Achievement

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 - 9:05am

Local lawyer, Ms. Vanessa King of O’Neal Webster, has been awarded the ninth STEP Founder’s Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

Asia Pacific Region: A Fundamental Market For BVI

Monday, 17 October 2016 - 4:12pm

The Asia Pacific Region remains a fundamental market for the British Virgin Islands as Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE concludes the first day of meetings during the BVI Asian Trade Mission.

BVI Shines At Monaco Boatshow

Monday, 10 October 2016 - 9:20am

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry and BVI London Office, in promoting the British Virgin Islands at the 2016 Monaco Boat Show, provided insight on the Territory’s ship registration process, ....

BVI Tourist Arrivals Increase

Monday, 3 October 2016 - 4:58pm

The British Virgin Islands continues to see positive growth in the tourism industry with initial tourism figures for January to July 2016 showing an overall increase of 27.3 percent  for all visitors, when compared to the same period in 2015.

BVI Finance Limited Launches To Support Financial Services Industry

Friday, 16 September 2016 - 4:35pm

BVI Finance Limited, a new public/private initiative that will see the creation of a company to better support financial services promotion and business development, is set to launch in January 2017.

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