Topic: Financial Services, International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: aphillip
Monday, 9 December 2019 - 1:27pm
On the evening of December 5, BVI House Asia hosted its annual end of year event under the theme “BVI Festival for Christmas,” to celebrate the close of the year and thank the Financial Services Industry for its ongoing support of the British Virgin Islands as a jurisdiction. The widely attended event was hosted by outgoing Director, Mrs. Sherri Ortiz, and incoming Director, Dr. Ricardo Wheatley at the world class Murray Hotel in Central Hong Kong. More than 140 guests and friends from the Financial Services Industry were in attendance, as well as a VIP delegation from the British Virgin Islands Government including the Hon Vincent Wheatley (Deputy Premier and Minster of Natural Resources & Labour), Dr. Cassandra Titley-O'Neal (Director of National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands), and Ms. Lynette Harrigan, (Niche Marketing Manager of the BVI Tourist Board).
Children and young adults gathered for an afternoon of face painting, dancing, storytelling, music by the Chamber Players, and a visit by Santa Claus and gifts at a Christmas party hosted by His Excellency Governor Mr. Augustus J.U. Jaspert and Mrs. Jaspert.
Director General of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Dr. Didacus Jules and Director of Communications for the Government of the Virgin Islands, Mrs. Arliene T. Penn are pictured at the Inaugural 2019 State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium in St. Kitts.
Topic: Health and Safety, Honourable Ralph T. O'Neal, Safety in Public Buildings | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 6 December 2019 - 1:15pm
Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye Rymer says that repairing the Central Administration Complex and making it once again fit for occupancy is part of the recovery of the Territory.
Topic: Transportation and Traffic | Posted By: lstevens
Thursday, 5 December 2019 - 5:28pm
The ‘Holiday Season Park and Ride’ initiative by the Ministry of Transportation, Works and Utilities which seeks to address the traffic congestion of the season, while fostering a pedestrian friendly capital, will be launched on Monday, December 16.
On December 2, BVI House Asia hosted an in-house visit by the BVI’s Mrs. Globe International Pageant delegation, led by former Mrs. BVI Globe Alicia Green now BVI Director, as they transited to mainland China through the city of Hong Kong to attend the competition. Mrs. British Virgin Islands, Shondrea N. Turnbull, is representing the BVI in the 2019 edition of the Mrs. Globe International Pageant (November 29-December 7), hosted by the Southern Chinese tech-city of Shenzhen. The delegation, comprised of friends, family, and government officials travelled to China in support of Shondrea’s bid for the crown.
Topic: International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: lstevens
Thursday, 5 December 2019 - 4:53pm
“No one truly cares about your idea except you” was one of the harsh truths echoed by Dr. Dexter Penn to a room full of aspiring entrepreneurs and business persons at a University College London (UCL) Innovation and Enterprise event on 2nd December.