Penguin News - Falkland Islands

Penguin News Vol 25 No 44


Chief Justice dismisses ten year sentence appeal

Honourable achievements in London

Sea lion numbers on the up

Tourism Awards at Government House


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Executive Council Summary for April 2014

EXECUTIVE Council, attended by Members of Legislative Assembly Barry Elsby, Phyl Rendell and Mike Summer this week consisted of two parts; the ordinary Executive Council and the Budget Executive Council where papers that need to go to the Budget Select Committee were reviewed and sent on for further discussion and public consultation where appropriate.

The budget agenda contained 11 papers, the first outlining the overall budget strategy as discussed in the public Budget Select meeting a few weeks ago. MLAs then reviewed a paper from organisations requesting donations and subventions and referred it on to the Budget Select Committee.


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Tempting tax breaks for wannabe campers

Cadets test their stamina

Record day at FI Meat Company

Prestigious nomination for FIGs Financial Secretary Nicola


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Falkland Islands to Retain Favorable Oil and Gas Fiscal Regime through the Medium Term, says GlobalData

WITH  the Falkland Islands' upstream oil and gas industry still in its infancy, the country's attractive fiscal regime, which boasts a low government take, is expected to remain stable through the short and medium term, says a new report from research and consulting firm GlobalData.


Consultation on tax reliefs to support rural Tax development launched

Fox_BayTHE Falkland Islands Government is considering the introduction of a number of tax reliefs designed to facilitate growth in the rural economy it was announced today.


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Risk to economic growth as lands policy sought

Spoil dumping continues on Cape Pembroke

Planning and lands news

Winning designs for students

Agricultural Show


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Oil company Noble's floating dock arrives in Falklands

n_frontierNOBLE Frontier  the floating dock (owned by hydrocarbons company Noble Energy) which left the port of Point a Pierre, New Orleans on February 7, arrived in Port William at approximately midday today. (Picture by Mark Spicer).


Executive Council Summary for March 19, 2014

THE Commander British Forces Falkland Islands Air Commodore Russ Laforte gave a comprehensive update on oil spill management and clean up at Byron Heights at the meeting of the Executive Council on Wednesday. This included information regarding future measures to prevent spills. Members of the Legislative Assembly were satisfied that the necessary action is all in hand said MLA Mike Summers in a summary of the meeting.



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