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June 26th, 2018
NDP discrimination: Visa free access for Chinese, not for CARICOM nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), announced at a press conference that government intends to implement a 'visa-free' policy, for Chinese nationals wishing to visit the Territory.

January 16th, 2017
Chinese cannot be allowed to compete unfairly with locals- Cromwell Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the weekly programme, Umoja, Cromwell Smith on ZBVI 780 AM, spoke out on just what he thinks of the territory entering trade deals with the Chinese, saying the territory can trade tourism and financial services while the Chinese trade goods; however, they cannot be allowed to come to set up manufacturing plants or to compete unfairly with locals.

November 6th, 2016
Does Premier Smith really have interest of VI @ heart? Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The commitment towards the best interest of the Virgin Islands by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith has come into question by co-host of the Things to Talk radio programme Julio ‘Sam’ Henry.

May 31st, 2016
Local contractor warns Gov't against Chinese on airport project

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - A contractor from East End is urging government not to shut them out of the intended works for the expansion of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport runway in favour of the Chinese.

May 27th, 2016
Dr Pickering has lost his way - Mandinka M. Crabbe

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Businessman and contractor Mandinka M. Crabbe has said that Seventh District Representative, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering needs to stand up for the people who have elected him consistently since 1999.

March 13th, 2014
China lost plane images 'a mistake'

BBC NEWS

Chinese satellite images that were said to show debris from a missing Malaysian airliner were released by mistake, Malaysia's transport minister says.

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