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June 5th, 2018
Restoration Foundation to aid VI rebuilding efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Established with the purpose of helping to restore the entrepreneurial spirit in the Virgin Islands (VI) in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Restoration Foundation, was officially launched on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at ceremony hosted at Ogier.

February 25th, 2014
FTM Group to mentor youths at Step Up forum

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Organisers will seek to wield the influence of local role models in another initiative to reach the youth of the Territory when the Follow The Movement Group (FTM) hosts ‘Step Up’ – a seminar for young men on March 7, 2014 at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

February 24th, 2014
$805,000 needed for BVI House Asia for 2014!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: It was last year when questioned at a press conference that the Minister of Finance and Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith failed to give a figure for the annual operating cost of the new BVI House Asia, located in Hong Kong.

February 5th, 2014
‘Millennials’ wiping out ‘Baby boomers’

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – On the occasion of its annual Service Stars award ceremony and dinner of Bitter End Yacht Club (BEYC), First Lady of the Virgin Islands Mrs. Lorna Smith took a slight departure in her brief speech as a guest of honour.

January 12th, 2014
VIslanders should learn Mandarin – Lorna Smith, OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands moves to deepen its relations with the Asia/Pacific region, one more voice has been added to the call for Virgin Islanders to increase their knowledge in foreign languages.

November 1st, 2013
UPDATE: Govt announces Elise Donovan to head Asia Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As was first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online some three weeks ago, Elise Donovan will be the Director of the BVI House Asia or what some persons term as the Hong Kong Office.

October 22nd, 2013
Premier confirms Hong Kong Office head ‘pinpointed’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An offer has already been made to the person who has been identified to head the territory’s Hong Kong office, according to Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith.

September 19th, 2013
Lorna Smith to end Hong Kong stint in next few weeks – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There are just a few weeks remaining before interim Director of the BVI Hong Kong Office, Mrs Lorna Smith, is expected to complete her assignment after being tasked with the setting up and preliminary running of the Office.

September 11th, 2013
Premier blasts online news sites for headlines on Hong Kong Office opening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has expressed his disappointment about the headlines carried by local online news sites on the recently opened Office in Hong Kong, which is now headed by his wife Mrs Lorna Smith.

June 24th, 2013
UPDATE: Hon. O’Neal fires back at Premier over wife’s contract!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One day after Virgin Islands News Online published an article from an exclusive interview with Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, where he gave his views on giving his wife a government contract, it has caught the attention of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.


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