WITH a strong economy and the contribution made in particular by the fishing industry, along with farming, construction and in normal years tourism, the finances of Falkland Islands Government remain stable, the Financial Secretary Tim Waggott assured Members of Legislative Assembly at this year’s Budget session on Tuesday.

He cautioned: “We do, however remain mindful of the continuing global challenges of the moment.

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THE Coroner’s Court was in session on May 24 to look into the death of Ramdan Permana Assidiq, a 26 year old crewman who died on May 19 on board the Taiwanese vessel the FV Jih Da Yng. It was stated in court that tuberculosis was thought to be the cause of death.

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