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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Tuesday November 26th, 2013 marked the official delivery of the National Institute of Professional Advancement (NIPA) in Cay Hill.

DEN HAAG, Holland - Transparency and openness are essential if one wants to do business with each other, declared the chairman of the Board on financial supervision College financieel toezicht - Cft) Prof. A.F.P. Bakker during the conference 'Duurzaam zaken doen tussen het Caribisch Koninkrijk en Nederland' ('Doing business in a sustainable way between the Caribbean Kingdom and the Netherlands').

Police salary adjustment questioned by MP's Tuesday

Written by Wednesday, 27 November 2013 14:05

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - During Tuesday's meeting of the Justice Committee of Parliament, the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson had to answer a number of questions from MP's.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Over the past few years there has been a steady increase in the number of visitors holidaying on the island of Sint. Maarten, but what effects is this having on island revenue?

In 2012, more than 1,750,000 visited the island by cruises alone, with a further 500,000 coming in through the airport, indicating a rise of nearly 6 percent of cruise ship passengers in 2012 from the previous year.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - A delegation of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry is currently in Holland.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Government of St. Maarten through a new policy of the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication, has extended the business opening hours for service providing businesses such as supermarkets, barber shops, beauty supply stores and gas stations for a period of one year.

GREAT BAY, St. Martin - After many months of deliberations between the family practitioner associations and the insurance associations, Minister of Public Health Social Development & Labor, Cornelius De Weever and the Department of Public Health have been positively informed that the three organizations have come to an agreement on the matter regarding the Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) to the tariffs.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In collaboration with the radio programme, "It's about time" the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) will be hosting a trade mission on the island.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Board of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) has received numerous inquiries from teachers wondering as to why there is still no information on WHEN Teachers and members of the Non-Teaching Staff employed at the Government Subsidized Schools will receive the payment of their COLA 2011.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The consumer price index for Sint Maarten has increased in the month of October 2013 by 0.3 percent compared to that of August 2013.