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Hong Kong-based re-insurer Peak Re acquires complete ownership of NAGICO

PHILIPSBURG — Insurance Company Nagico will become 100 percent subsidiary of Peak Re (Peak Reinsurance Company), pending regulatory More...

MP Emmanuel draws criticism for questioning airport reconstruction tender

PHILIPSBURG — Parliamentarian Christophe Emmanuel is at it again. This time he sent a letter of 600 words to the Integrity Chamber More...

MP Emmanuel asks Integrity Chamber to provide opinion on Ballast Nedam selection

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday asked the Integrity Chamber to provide its opinion More...

How Dutch is Ballast Nedam?

PHILIPSBURG — Ballast Nedam is generally recognized as a Dutch construction company. There is however nothing Dutch about the More...

Ballast Nedam wins bid for airport reconstruction project

PHILIPSBURG — Dutch construction company Ballast Nedam has won the bid for the airport terminal reconstruction project. The More...

Emmanuel questions how Ballast Nedam won airport bid with its bribery settlement

 ~ Says measuring stick is different for Dutch firms ~ PHILIPSBURG — In response to the news that Ballast Nedam has been awarded More...

Shareholder fires airport board members

PHILIPSBURG — The Council of Ministers has fired Glenn Daniel and Rochelle Hodge from their positions on the supervisory board More...

Dedicated to Arts and to Education, CIBC FirstCaribbean supports Youth Programs

Philipsburg  – INDISU Dance Theater of St. Maarten students will be heading to Los Angeles in just ten days to attend the International Festival, More...

St. Maarten has money

St. Maarten has money. Lots of money. Yet we are beggars in our own country. Just to give you an example, according to the latest annual report the MOT (Meldpunt Ongebruikelijke More...

The at-arm’s-length fallacy

There is a false belief that because government should remain at arm’s length from government-owned companies, the management and the supervisory board members are untouchable. More...

It’s their money at stake; not ours

One would wonder why Royal Schiphol Group (RSG) is making such a big stink about the airport. But one must remember, Schiphol is synonymous with The Netherlands which is part More...

Anti-Corruption Day 2020: whistleblower protection program needed

Wednesday, December 9th, was International Anti-Corruption Day. The difficulty of exposing corruption makes a mechanism to support whistleblowers essential. In St. Maarten, the More...

How do we tackle the issue of trash everywhere on St. Maarten?

~ How to deal with litterbugs? ~ What do you do when you see people littering? ~ Many people are seen littering the streets and beaches despite there being bins for the same. More...

Financial chaos

By Hilbert Haar If you managed your household finances the way the government deals with its taxpayer-funded financial responsibilities More...

Empty promises

By Hilbert Haar Did the Court in First Instance rule in favor of Justice Minister Anna Richardson? Or did it rule More...

MP Buncamper: “Corporate Governance for whom exactly”

PHILIPSBURG — In an open letter to government, member of Parliament Claudius ‘Toontje’ Buncamper asks the...

Consumer protection remains elusive, in spite of existing laws

PHILIPSBURG — Curacao established its consumer foundation almost half a century ago, in 1975. The Fundashon...

MP Emmanuel draws criticism for questioning airport reconstruction tender

PHILIPSBURG — Parliamentarian Christophe Emmanuel is at it again. This time he sent a letter of...

Scooter bike rider severely injured in traffic accident

WELFARE ROAD, COLE BAY — The Police Patrol and the Traffic Department was alerted to a serious traffic More...

Meeting between Philipsburg Merchants Association and St. Maarten Police Force

~ And other reports ~ PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg Merchants Association and members of St. Maarten Police Force KPSM held a preparation..

Police force intensifying investigation into car theft ring

PHILIPSBURG — The Police of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has been continuously working towards putting a halt  to the increase in car..

How many more lives must we lose irresponsibly?

[Publisher’s note: Achken Roberto Richardson writes a letter to the editor after reports were published More...

The airport reconstruction is more important than Chris

Dear Editor, It’s becoming a political norm now that whatever the government does, MP Christophe Emmanuel automatically has a criticizing article..

A simple approach to resolving this revenue-generating matter

Dear Editor, I have been very interestingly following the efforts being made by MP Claudius Buncamper regarding Possible as well as..

MP Emmanuel asks Integrity Chamber to provide opinion on Ballast Nedam selection

PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday asked the Integrity Chamber to provide its opinion on whether the..

MP Buncamper: “Corporate Governance for whom exactly”

PHILIPSBURG — In an open letter to government, member of Parliament Claudius ‘Toontje’ Buncamper asks the question “Corporate Governance for whom..

Hong Kong-based re-insurer Peak Re acquires complete ownership of NAGICO

PHILIPSBURG — Insurance Company Nagico will become 100 percent subsidiary of Peak Re (Peak Reinsurance Company), pending regulatory approval, NAGICO said..
 

Emmanuel: Any recommendation for property tax is dead on arrival

~ Tackle tax reform before Dutch do it for you ~ PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday..

Dedicated to Arts and to Education, CIBC FirstCaribbean supports Youth Programs

Philipsburg  – INDISU Dance Theater of St. Maarten students will be heading to Los Angeles in just ten days to attend the..

Is the economic growth projection too pessimistic?

PHILIPSBURG — Is the projection of 3 percent economic growth this year on the low end and therefore too pessimistic? That’s..
 

Emmanuel: Any recommendation for property tax is dead on arrival

~ Tackle tax reform before Dutch do it for you ~ PHILIPSBURG — Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Thursday..

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