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

Social Security Board Investment in the National Bank of the Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:22am

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for gathering here today to witness what is indeed a historical event in the advancement of both the National Bank of the Virgin Islands and the BVI Social Security Board. 

Premier Smith Reiterates The Government’s Commitment To Financial Services

Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 4:33pm

Speaking at a roundtable event hosted at BVI House London, Premier Dr. Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE has welcomed the tremendous support offered by the financial services industry in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. 

Electricity Corporation Gets More Help With Restoration

Monday, 27 November 2017 - 9:58am

General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr. Leroy Abraham has said that the restoration of electricity in the Virgin Islands is moving faster than expected.

Electrical Inspection Process For Buildings

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 4:07pm

Residents are asked to follow the following steps for electrical inspection through the Electrical Inspection Unit (EIU).

Closure Of The Territory’s Airports Due To The Passage Of Hurricane Irma

Monday, 4 September 2017 - 4:26pm

The BVI Airports Authority announces the phased approach closure of the Territory’s airports, starting today, Monday 4th September 2017, due to the passage of Hurricane Irma.
 

BVI Financial Institutions’ Reporting Deadlines Extended

Monday, 14 August 2017 - 1:26pm

The public, especially the BVI Financial Institutions that have reporting obligations to be satisfied in the year 2017 are being notified that the authority’s email and the web-based portal the BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) are down, as a result of the Tropical Wave that affected the Territory last week.

Cabinet Approves Work Permit Exemptions For Business Visitors

Monday, 24 July 2017 - 5:03pm

Government is moving proactively to initiate the changes necessary to facilitate more substance-based economic activity in the Territory as part of the BVI Forward campaign.

Statement By Government Of The Virgin Islands Regarding BVI Airways

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - 4:33pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands recognising the need to improve airlift into the Territory for our visitors and residents alike, entered into an agreement with BVI Airways to provide the company with $7 million to operate direct flights between Miami and the British Virgin Islands.

Elise Donovan Outlines Role of IFCs in the Global Economy at Malaysian Wealth Management Forum

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 - 4:13pm

Ms. Elise Donovan, Director, BVI House Asia, outlined the role of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and other international financial centers (IFCs) in the global economy, in a speech she delivered at the Malaysian Wealth Management Forum held at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur.

BVI House Asia Connects Companies To The ‘Belt And Road’ Initiative

Monday, 22 May 2017 - 1:07pm

Director of BVI House Asia, Ms. Elise Donovan has advised companies of the advantages of utilising BVI Business Companies as ideal vehicles for cross-border trade. 

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