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December 1st, 2014
Hong Kong protesters clash with police at government HQ

BBC NEWS

Hong Kong police have clashed with pro-democracy activists overnight, briefly shutting down government offices on Monday.

October 5th, 2014
Hong Kong protesters regroup at main protest site

BBC NEWS

Demonstrators in Hong Kong appear to be withdrawing from some protest sites and regrouping at the main site outside government buildings.

October 2nd, 2014
UPDATE: ‘BVI House Asia staff in Hong Kong safe’ – Elise Donovan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After hearing nothing from Premier and Minister of International Affairs Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith who seems to have gone AWOL (absent without leave) on the issues and concerns raised by the Opposition Members Hons. Julian Fraser (R3) and Andrew A. Fahie (R1) amidst the protest in Hong Kong, finally we have heard something about the safety of Virgin Islands staff at the BVI House Asia in Hong Kong.

October 1st, 2014
‘Protest if you have to!’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio commentator Douglas Wheatley urged Virgin Islanders not to take lightly their right to protest if they are dissatisfied with Government over any issue and that they should not be dissuaded from doing so for fear of bringing ruin to the Territory’s tourism and financial services sectors and he pointed to Hong Kong as an example.

September 29th, 2014
Hong Kong: Protesters defiant amid stand-off

BBC NEWS

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down its business hub and ignoring appeals to leave.

May 5th, 2014
Crew missing after vessel sinks off Hong Kong

BBC NEWS

At least 11 crew members have been reported missing after two ships collided off the coast of southern Hong Kong, a police official said.

March 28th, 2014
VI reaches Kowloon Rugby Tournament quarterfinals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A VI Representative Rugby team reached the quarter finals of the Kowloon Tens Rugby Festival, played in Kowloon, Hong Kong on Wednesday March 26, 2014.

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.

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.



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