Category: Finance/Business

REPORT: Company incorporation finally increases

REPORT: Company incorporation finally increases

For the first time in five years, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has recorded an increase in company incorporation for a second quarter – April to June. When compared to the second quarter last year, incorporation this year increased by […]

by / on August 17, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
AUDIO: Sharman vows to ensure good governance

AUDIO: Sharman vows to ensure good governance

Newly appointed Auditor General Phil Sharman reported to work on Monday (August 14), vowing to serve the people and the House of Assembly, and to to ensure there is proper accountability and good governance in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). […]

by / on August 16, 2017 at 5:38 PM /
Vendors upbeat despite making no profit

Vendors upbeat despite making no profit

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Journalist While making it clear that they are not waiting on handouts from Government, vendors at the festival village in Road Town said they have missed out on profits because of the rainfall that […]

by / on August 11, 2017 at 8:37 AM /
Don’t be silent when you are owed – Premier

Don’t be silent when you are owed – Premier

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Journalist While claiming that he has an open door policy, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando Smith has told vendors and business owners not to sit quietly when they don’t receive payment […]

by / on August 4, 2017 at 8:51 AM /
Motion filled with tired complaints -PREMIER

Motion filled with tired complaints -PREMIER

Premier Dr D Orlando Smith last evening tried to defend his government’s handling of the territory’s financial affairs, adding that a motion of no confidence against him continuing as Minister of Finance is mere political grandstanding wrapped in falsehoods and […]

by / on August 2, 2017 at 8:20 AM /
Lawmakers put politics above country – FAHIE

Lawmakers put politics above country – FAHIE

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie has accused members of the House of Assembly of putting politics above the interest of the people when they declined to support a motion he moved yesterday to have Premier Dr D Orlando Smith […]

by / on August 2, 2017 at 7:05 AM /
Significant, uncontrolled rise in prices – FAHIE

Significant, uncontrolled rise in prices – FAHIE

The relatively high cost of living in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has made it almost impossible for persons to live decently in the territory, said Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie. He stated that the cost of living is […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 10:18 AM /
Hotel expanding – More conference rooms for BVI

Hotel expanding – More conference rooms for BVI

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Village Cay Hotel and Marina has joined the number of resorts and hotels in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) that are undergoing expansion projects. A two-story catering and office complex is being built at […]

by / on July 28, 2017 at 6:44 AM /
Fahie fires back: Everyone knows the economy bad

Fahie fires back: Everyone knows the economy bad

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie has lamented that the premier has used his mid-term address to boast about the health of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) economy, adding that everyone else in the territory knows the local economy is […]

by / on July 12, 2017 at 8:12 AM /
Festival Clampdown! Vacationers illegally vend too

Festival Clampdown! Vacationers illegally vend too

While making it clear that all persons operating businesses in Road Town should be registered, City Manager Janice Brathwaite-Edwards has vowed to walk the streets with police in tow to deal with illegal vendors especially during the festival season. She […]

by / on July 11, 2017 at 6:18 AM /