Archive for October 28th, 2020

Controversial lawyers law returns for comment

Controversial lawyers law returns for comment

| 28/10/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): One of the most controversial but critical pieces of legislation that governments have failed to get passed for more than a decade has made a comeback. A new version of the Legal Practitioners Law, now the Legal Services Bill, has been published for public comment after Cabinet approved this latest redraft. The bill has […]

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Isolation numbers increase but no new COVID cases

Isolation numbers increase but no new COVID cases

| 28/10/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Officials confirmed Wednesday that there are 645 people currently in isolation, either at home using the geofencing technology or in designated government facilities, but there are no new positive cases of the virus. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said all of the 344 tests carried out over the last day were negative. There […]

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Owen Roberts Airport project tops $100M

Owen Roberts Airport project tops $100M

| 28/10/2020 | 136 Comments

(CNS): What started as a $51 million upgrade to the terminal at Owen Roberts International Airport in 2014 is now a major project, running at more than $100 million, Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell told Finance Committee on Monday. And outlining the need for a bridging loan from the tourism ministry, Albert Anderson, the Chief Executive […]

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Hotel re-zone sought near Seven Mile Public Beach

Hotel re-zone sought near Seven Mile Public Beach

| 28/10/2020 | 69 Comments

CNS): The owners of Trafalgar Place, a commercial development on the West Bay Road, have applied to the Central Planning Authority to have the block and parcels re-zoned as hotel-tourism, which could pave the way for another major hotel development close to the Seven Mile Public Beach. The CPA was due to consider the application […]

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