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Minister Burch: Benefits Of ‘Paperless’ Office

Minister Burch: Benefits Of ‘Paperless’ Office

The Department of Land Valuation has “reaped many benefits with going paperless” including increased productivity, faster response times to customer inquiries, more efficient use of existing office space and cost savings, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly, the Minister said the Department... Read more of this article

Support Your Cup Match Team On Facebook

Support Your Cup Match Team On Facebook

With Cup Match mere weeks away, people across the island are getting set to side with Somerset or St. George’s and show off their colours during the event. No matter which team you claim as your own, BermudaCovers.com has the graphics you need to turn your Facebook profile into a bastion of red or blue – or both – as you let the world... Read more of this article

“Weather Radar Will Be Operational Next Week”

“Weather Radar Will Be Operational Next Week”

“The weather radar will be operational next week having been completed on-time and under-budget,” Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva said in the House of Assembly today [July 12]. The Minister said, “The project to replace and upgrade the complex weather radar system commenced in April 2018 and has taken approximately fifteen... Read more of this article

BHEC Launches Health Service Provider Register

BHEC Launches Health Service Provider Register

The Bermuda Health Council announces a newly launched health service provider register, saying the “interactive register offers a more efficient and simple way to connect people and registered health service providers without the need to switch between multiple platforms.” The Council said, “As a part of the Provider Advantage Programme... Read more of this article

BELCO Maintains ISO 14001 Certification

BELCO Maintains ISO 14001 Certification

BELCO has successfully maintained its certification to the ISO 14001:2015 Standard for Environmental Management Systems. The International Organization for Standardization, known as ISO, publishes International Standards developed by international experts covering nearly all industries around the world. ISO, which is based out of Switzerland, has members... Read more of this article

Video: Diamond Standard On Fox Business

Video: Diamond Standard On Fox Business

Cormac Kinney, Diamond Standard’s founder and CEO, recently appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Countdown to the Closing Bell’ as he detailed how his company created a blockchain-based token backed by real diamonds, called Bitcarbon Technologies. A spokesperson previously said, “Diamond Standard Co. is founding member of the Diamond Standard... Read more of this article

Post Office Services For The 21st Century

Post Office Services For The 21st Century

“Government is now in the process of enhancing the Information Technology services and products that the Bermuda Post Office provides in order to bring it up to the 21st century,” Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today, the Minister said, “The postal services worldwide have undergone... Read more of this article

Regulatory Authority Financial Statements Tabled

Regulatory Authority Financial Statements Tabled

Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban tabled the annual financial statements of the Regulatory Authority for Fiscal Years 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and 2016-2017. in the House of Assembly today. “The Regulatory Authority [RA] is a self-funding body, responsible for the implementation of policy through the application of the relevant legislation, and... Read more of this article

MIT Professor Dr. Wood To Host Space Talk

MIT Professor Dr. Wood To Host Space Talk

Dr. Danielle Wood from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT] will hold a talk about how ‘Technology from Space Helps Keep us Safe on Earth’ on Monday, July 1st. “The talk will take place at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo at 6:30 pm and is open to the general public, free of charge. The Ministry of Home Affairs especially encourages... Read more of this article

Corrections Dept Experiencing Telephone Outage

Corrections Dept Experiencing Telephone Outage

The Department of Corrections is advising that due to technical issues with their telephone system, the main telephone lines, 234-0555 and 295-4975 are currently down; however, 297-1280 is working correctly. A spokesperson said, “We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and will provide in update once the issue is resolved.” Related... Read more of this article

Government Launches Space & Satellite Website

Government Launches Space & Satellite Website

The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched its Space and Satellite website which is the “official hub of Bermuda’s Space and Satellite Administration.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs has launched its Space and Satellite website at www.space.gov.bm. “The aim of the website is to be the official... Read more of this article

ICRMC And Sponsors Kick Off Meeting

ICRMC And Sponsors Kick Off Meeting

The second annual International Cyber Risk Management Conference [ICRMC] Bermuda, presented by Canada’s MSA Research Inc, will take place from December 4 to December 6 at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, following a warm welcome from Business Development Agencyn [BDA] to bring the event back to the island in 2019. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

Police: Be Vigilant Regarding Investment Scams

Police: Be Vigilant Regarding Investment Scams

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is advising all residents to remain vigilant regarding scams that appear to be legitimate investment opportunities. A police spokesperson said, “A recent report to police highlighted a scam involving digital currency, where the website used for trading the electronic cash was found to be fraudulent. “The website... Read more of this article