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Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2018

Most Liked Bernews Instagram Photos Of 2018

As we close out 2018, you can take a look back at the top 10 most popular photos posted on Bernews Instagram page this year, with the photos in 2018′s top ten ‘most liked’ on Instagram including multiple photos of world champion triathlete Flora Duffy, Winter Olympian Dr Tucker Murphy, marine life, Premier David Burt and Mrs. Kristin Burt,... Read more of this article

CNN Highlights Meredith Andrews ‘Adventgram’

CNN Highlights Meredith Andrews ‘Adventgram’

CNN has featured the work of local photographer Meredith Andrews, who is collecting plastic that has washed up on the shores of Bermuda to create an interesting and thought provoking daily advent calendar series on Instagram. The CNN story said, “At this time of year, advent calendars deck the halls around the world. And the stunning island of Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Time To Come Clean’ On Arbitrade

Column: ‘Time To Come Clean’ On Arbitrade

[Opinion column written by Michael Dunkley] After the Premier’s Question period last Friday in Parliament, Premier David Burt was forced to take the seldom used “Personal Explanation” period during the next sitting on Monday to correct a misleading answer to a question I put to him. Last Friday during the question period I asked Premier Burt what... Read more of this article

Gatwick Runways Closed Due To Drone Activity

Gatwick Runways Closed Due To Drone Activity

[Updated] All flights to and from Gatwick are currently suspended due to drone sightings in and around their airfield resulting in tonight’s [Dec 20] British Airways flight to Bermuda being cancelled, according to online flight tracking, and last night’s flight to London being diverted to Amsterdam. A Gatwick Airport statement says, “Gatwick... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With Cormac Kinney Of Bitcarbon

Premier Meets With Cormac Kinney Of Bitcarbon

Premier David Burt welcomed Cormac Kinney of BitCarbon to the Cabinet Office, saying that Mr Kinney “shared BitCarbon’s plans for their Bermuda based fintech business which includes 16 new jobs.” Premier Burt tweeted the photos below, saying: “Welcomed Cormac Kinney of BitCarbon to the Cabinet Office earlier today. Mr. Kinney shared... Read more of this article

BMA: Digital Asset Custody Code Of Practice

BMA: Digital Asset Custody Code Of Practice

The Bermuda Monetary Authority has released a draft Code of Practice for Digital Asset Custody [the Code] for consultation that “prescribes measures to ensure a high level of care when safeguarding client’s assets.” A spokesperson said, “The Digital Asset Business Act 2018 [the Act] makes provision for Digital Asset Business licences... Read more of this article

Audio: Premier David Burt On Arbitrade

Audio: Premier David Burt On Arbitrade

“There has been a lot of attention given to Arbitrade“ and some have “erroneously conflated” the Government’s approval of a licence for the company to purchase property with due diligence on digital assets, the Premier said, adding that the Government has not “approved any digital asset issued by Arbitrade” and... Read more of this article

China Binary Tech Look To Establish Company

China Binary Tech Look To Establish Company

Premier David Burt recently met with executives from China Binary Technology Limited, with the Premier saying the company is looking to establish a fintech company in Bermuda.Premier Burt tweeted the photo above, saying. “Welcomed Sun Jiangtao from China Binary Technology Limited to the Cabinet Office earlier today as they look to establish... Read more of this article

100 Women In Finance: Let’s Talk Digital Assets

100 Women In Finance: Let’s Talk Digital Assets

Approximately 50 corporate professionals attended the recent 100 Women in Finance [100WF] “Let’s Talk Digital Assets” event, sponsored by EY Bermuda. The event, which took place on November 29, 2018, brought together thought leaders and experts to discuss important topics such as the practical applications of virtual currencies and digital tokens. Lynesha... Read more of this article

Bitcarbon Company Lists Multiple Job Openings

Bitcarbon Company Lists Multiple Job Openings

“The work which the Bermuda Government has put into fintech development in Bermuda is yielding results,” Premier David Burt said, as he congratulated Bitcarbon as they begin to advertise job openings. The listing of ‘current and near term job openings’ at either Bitcarbon [a diamond commodity manufacturer and market maker], and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Space & Satellite Policy Advisory Panel

Bermuda Space & Satellite Policy Advisory Panel

Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban convened the second plenary meeting of the Bermuda Space and Satellite Policy Advisory Panel on Wednesday [Dec 12] in Washington, DC. “During the meeting, the Panel recommended strategies to attract space and satellite-related business to Bermuda while growing its domestic space and satellite... Read more of this article

Arbitrade, Exchange, Criticism, Meeting & More

Arbitrade, Exchange, Criticism, Meeting & More

Arbitrade has recently launched a full website which references a ‘Bermuda Block Exchange,’ the company released a statement criticizing an analyst who was a former supporter, the analyst is now strongly questioning the company’s credibility and said he is working to block them getting a licence in Bermuda, and former Premier Michael... Read more of this article

Police: Be Cautious With ‘Purchasing’ Online

Police: Be Cautious With ‘Purchasing’ Online

The police are reminding members of the public to remain vigilant when making any purchases online, saying “two recent reported scams involved a smart TV and a laptop respectively posted for sale on a local online classifieds site.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] would like to remind members of the public... Read more of this article