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March 5th, 2014
China congress reveals growth target and defence boost


China announced a growth target of 7.5% and revealed plans to raise its defence budget by 12.2%, as it opened its annual parliament session in Beijing.

February 28th, 2014
Trinidad Opens Embassy in China

Caribbean Journal

Trinidad and Tobago has officially opened an Embassy in China.

February 16th, 2014
Bahamas-China Visa Exemption Agreement Officially Begins

Caribbean Journal

The new mutual visa exemption agreement between the Bahamas and China has officially taken effect.

January 3rd, 2014
Chinese Delegation To Visit The BVI Next Week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands will welcome a delegation from Qianhai Special Economic Zone as well as senior officials of the Municipality of Shenzhen in the province of Guangdong, China from January 9 to 12 2014.

September 6th, 2013
BVI House In Asia Officially Launched, Open For Business

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has taken another significant step forward in its global positioning with the launch of an office in Hong Kong to represent the jurisdiction in mainland China and the Asia Pacific Region.

May 23rd, 2013
Guyana to Continue Laptop Distribution


GEORGETOWN, Guyana- Guyana will be continuing its programme to distribute laptops to families in the country.

March 26th, 2013
The VI knows it’s been beaten by the USA – so it’s turning to the UAE instead

By Richard Murphy, Tax Research UK

The US Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act is scaring tax havens around the world, and rightly so. For all practical purposes, the illicit tax haven sector is closed to the vast majority of US business now. But not to be outdone places like the British Virgin Islands are seeking business elsewhere.

March 8th, 2013
China warns against Korea escalation

(BBC NEWS)- China has appealed for calm on the Korean peninsula, hours after North Korea said it had scrapped all peace pacts with the South and threatened pre-emptive nuclear strikes.

July 25th, 2012
Construction of runway extension to begin early 2013 – Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Construction for the extension of the runaway at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport is set to begin early 2013, with the Governments of Canada and China among the entities that have expressed interest to carry out the works.

October 19th, 2011
2nd district candidate questions trading option with China

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Second District candidate Allewine “Barbie” Smith is concerned about the trading option being proposed by some to do business with China and questions whether it will be the right move for the Virgin Islands.


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