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Taiwan donates Bz. $1.3 million for Tilapia project at Central Farm
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Taiwan donates Bz. $1.3 million for Tilapia project at Central Farm

On Tuesday this week the Republic of China (Taiwan) donated $651,725 USD to the Ministry of Agriculture for the GOB-ROC (Taiwan) Aquaculture Project. The cheque was presented by the Republic of China’s (Taiwan) Ambassador, His Excellency David Wu, to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources and Agriculture Hon. […]

Taiwan gives US$20,000 for September Celebrations
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Taiwan gives US$20,000 for September Celebrations

The Republic of China on Taiwan has traditionally sought to strengthen the bonds of friendship and mutual cooperation with Belize in a number of endeavours, and the national September celebrations are no exception.

Taiwan gives $213,000 for Belize to manage natural disasters
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Taiwan gives $213,000 for Belize to manage natural disasters

The Government of the Republic of China on Taiwan has donated to Belize $213,188 to use the latest information communications technology to set up a system to manage natural disasters. Belize’s subtropical climate makes it especially vulnerable to tropical cyclones, a susceptibility exacerbated by climate change and rising sea levels.

SATIIM takes GOB to court over US Capital’s oil drilling concession
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SATIIM takes GOB to court over US Capital’s oil drilling concession

The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, SATIIM, through its attorney,  Eamon Courtenay, has filed an application before the Supreme Court, objecting to the Government’s permission  to U.S. Capital Energy to conduct drilling operations within the Sarstoon Temash National Park in the Toledo district. 

R.E.S.P. ups Town Councils’ tax haul
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R.E.S.P. ups Town Councils’ tax haul

The Revenue Enhancement Support Program (R.E.S.P.) is expected to help the city and town councils improve their tax collection and manage their spending more efficiently, according to the R.E.S.P. final report. presented at the George Price Centre for Peace and Development in Belmopan on Wednesday morning, July 24.

Belize will get $5M Tilapia Hatchery  Taiwan will help  to build it.
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Belize will get $5M Tilapia Hatchery Taiwan will help to build it.

The Government of Taiwan is going to help the Department of Agriculture in Belize to build a $5 million tilapia hatchery  at Center Farm in the Cayo District.

Ashcroft a mixed blessing – P.M. says
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Ashcroft a mixed blessing – P.M. says

Lord Michael Ashcroft’s prominence in English political scene means he’s often the first person English people think of when Belize is mentioned, but Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow was less than enthusiastic about Ashcroft during a recent interview with the BBC in London.

PM Barrow talks tax havens & the U.S.
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PM Barrow talks tax havens & the U.S.

A trade deal that the United States is trying to work out with the United Kingdom won’t have any real impact on Belize’s offshore financial services sector or its sugar and banana industries, Prime Minister Barrow told the BBC in London last week.

Belize & Mexican businessmen explore trade partnerships
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Belize & Mexican businessmen explore trade partnerships

Belizean business people explored possibilities of trade partnerships when they met with representatives of 14 Mexican companies at the Institute of Mexico in Belize City on Thursday, June 6.

Deputy PM’s nephew gets $8M public contracts
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Deputy PM’s nephew gets $8M public contracts

Controversial civil works contractor Imer Hernandez has won two public contracts, a $6 million contract to upgrade the Belize City Municipal Airstrip, and a $2 million contract to renovate the Belmopan market.