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Kiribati Got Talent has begun consulting with councillors on the Tarawa Urban Council about using music to deliver the council's plans to communities. Group organiser Ngaina Teiwaki said they were also working closely with the Phoenix Island Protected Area to promote their message on how a clean ...
Mr Bakov offered to pay $US60 million to build artificial islands within the Gambia's territorial waters to accommodate the revived Empire. In February, Kiribati turned down Mr Bakov's bid to site his empire on uninhabited islands of the Line Group where he planned to invest $US350 million. Mr Bakov is still ...

Kiribati has received $US1.1 million from India to have kerosene lamps replaced with solar lights. Homes in the urban district forced to use fossil fuel will be the first to benefit from this plan. The government of Kiribati has set renewable energy and energy efficiency targets of 45 per cent for Tarawa by 2025, ...
Saving humanity's future is possible according to Anote Tong, former president of Kiribati and now environmental activist. Not only is the climate's future at stake, but so is a whole generation of young people who have done nothing wrong. Take a grandfather's word for it.
Kiribati's Minister of Communication Willie Tokataake said the agreement signified a new stage of co-operation that will benefit students and workers while encouraging visitors and travel between the two countries. Kiribati and Tuvalu had previously been linked through British colonial ties as the Gilbert and ...
The Kiribati women and children Support centre recruited Teretia Tokam in June this year to be the support centre's first co-ordinator. According to a study conducted in 2010 by the Kiribati Family Health Association, the country has one of the Pacific region's highest prevalence rates of domestic violence.

A FUNERAL service for Hobart's Sarah Moses and her son Jack will be held today. The 46-year-old and her three-year-old son were brutally murdered on the Pacific island of Kiribati, where they lived. MORE: FORMER HOBART woman AND SON MURDERED ON Kiribati. It is believed they died from ...
The 46-year-old public servant and her son Jack, 3, died from suspected stab wounds at their home in Kiribati on December 9. police have arrested the cousin of Ms Moses's husband and plan to charge him with murder. Acting Officer in Command of the Criminal Investigation Division Detective Nakipae ...
Concrete steps have been taken to address the funding gap of the Kiribati Provident Fund (KPF), improve connectivity and Transportation Services, and enhance access to global climate change financing. Kiribati's participation in overseas labor mobility schemes also increased, albeit from a low base.
An Australian woman and her three-year-old son have been killed in the Pacific Island nation of Kiribati. Sarah Moses, 46, and her son Jack were found stabbed to death on Saturday in their Betio home. Kiribati police told Guardian Australia they had arrested a man suspected of killing Moses and Jack.
A funeral service has been held in Kiribati for an Australian woman and her son who were killed in Betio on Saturday. Kiribati police on Kiritimati island. Kiribati police Photo: RNZI Walter Zweifel. A man has been arrested by police in connection with the deaths. The woman was the director of the Kirbati ...
Tetabo Nakara spoke at the recent Western Central Pacific Commission emphasising that fishing in Kiribati is vital for its economy. Mr Nakara said Kiribati had no land-based natural resources that would allow people to have stable and secure livelihoods as the lands are made of poor coralline soils.
SYDNEY, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The fisheries minister of Kiribati has appealed to the international fishing community for better access to fish stocks in the high seas in a bid to ensure sustainable development in the industry. "We in Kiribati have no land-based natural resources available as a means of stable ...
Mr Maamau told COP23 delegates Kiribati wanted to put aside the misleading and pessimistic scenario of a sinking nation, and to replace it with a desire to adapt to climate change. Mr Timeon said the president didn't believe in the science around climate change when in opposition. "The President and his ...
Members of the NGO Kiribati citizens Against corruption are demanding an explanation from the government as to why they are not included in its national anti-corruption body. Co-founder Ngatau Neneia said the government is aware of his organisation, but instead invited NGOs advocating on issues ...
People in Kiribati are being urged to use water wisely as drought takes hold in the country. No caption. Photo: RNZI / Johnny Blades. Reports from the island group indicate little rain has fallen and the Kiribati government has issued advice saying the drought may last for three months. Community groups ...
A new community youth centre in the Kiribati town of Betio is hoping to tackle high youth unemployment rates. The project is a joint effort involving ChildFund Kiribati and New Zealand's Victoria University. Environmental studies lecturer Rebecca Kiddle spoke to Sela Jane Hopgood of the plans for the new ...

climate change and rising sea levels mean the island nation of Kiribati in the South Pacific is at risk of disappearing into the sea. But the island's inhabitants aren't giving up. They are doing what they can to save their island from inundation. Their survival story was featured this month at COP23 in Bonn, ...
The island nation of Kiribati is facing a major threat from climate change and rising sea levels. Officials have developed a 20-year plan for building up the island. The plan involves investing in tourism and the fishing industry, and raising the level of a large span of land that is currently uninhabitable to make ...
The low-lying Pacific island nation of Kiribati is one of the parts of the world most threatened by climate change and rising sea levels. scientists say the islands could be uninhabitable within decades, and in recent years, some leaders there have begun planning for a worst-case scenario that could involve ...
AMBO, Kiribati--Taneti Maamau, president of the Republic of Kiribati, leans forward from his office desk at Parliament, clasps his hands, and grins. "We try to isolate ourselves from the belief that Kiribati will be drowned," he says. "The ultimate decision is God's." As early as 2050, it is estimated that climate ...
But he said Kiribati wanted to put aside the misleading and pessimistic scenario of a sinking/deserted nation, and would replace it with a desire to fight and/or adapt to climate change, for which it would need international help. He said his government was launching an ambitious 20 year plan or the KV20, ...
Catering to a population of 50,000, until recently Tungaru Central hospital in the Pacific island of Kiribati had just one wheelchair.
Air Kiribati (IK, Tarawa) has taken delivery of its maiden Dash 8-100 following the arrival of C-FRXH (msn 388) in Tarawa on Monday, October ...
The people of Kiribati are under pressure to relocate due to sea level rise. New Zealand could introduce a visa to help relocate people affected ...
The 33 islands of Kiribati, a remote and low-lying nation in the Pacific Ocean, are under threat from climate change. But the islanders have not ...
Two infants from Kiribati, who were born with cleft lips and palates, have undergone successful surgery in Taiwan. The two babies, Langley ...
Taipei, Oct. 19 (CNA) Two infants from Kiribati, who were born with cleft lips and palates, have undergone surgery in Taiwan and are now ...
Three Kiribati fishermen who were missing for four days in the Pacific Ocean have been found by a New Zealand Defence Force's P-3 Orion.
The New Zealand Defence Force has found three Kiribati fishermen who have been missing for four days in the Pacific Ocean. Air Commodore ...
A search and rescue operation for three Kiribati fishermen missing in the Pacific Ocean for more than three days has been launched by the ...
Anote Tong is the former president of the Republic of Kiribati and his island home, in the central Pacific Ocean, is already suffering from the ...
One way to interpret the mood of Kiribati (pronounced 'Keer-uh-bas'), a tiny country straddling both sides of the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, is to listen to ...
For Anote Tong, who served as president of the Republic of Kiribati -- a country of 32 atolls in the Pacific Ocean between Australia and Hawaii ...
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Mr. Ding Ding visited Kiribati during September 11-20 to conduct the 2017 Article IV ...
An MP in Kiribati says he is appalled by the payment procedure used by the finance ministry after an open cheque for about $US9000 was ...
Concerns over the selling of expired goods in Kiribati ... The minister of health in Kiribati has used facebook to remind people to check the ...
President Taneti Maamau said the strategy reaffirmed his government's commitment to the fight against corruption in government and civil ...
ChildFund Kiribati approached Victoria University in New Zealand after seeing a project called 'Imagining Decolonised Cities.' An environmental studies lecturer Rebecca Kiddle says the young people involved will be helped by builders and technical staff, which will give them the skills to take on other ...
Flying into the Pacific island nation of Kiribati plays tricks with your vision. The blue of the sea merges into the blue of the sky, white clouds and ...
A New Zealand Defence Force P-3 Orion has been pulled off fisheries patrol to search for three Kiribati fishermen missing since Saturday.
Bengaluru, Oct 11 Former Kiribati president Anote Tong has said he is looking to India for technological assistance to save the tiny island ...
The Green Climate Fund is giving the Kiribati government $US585,927 dollars to help the country better engage with the Fund. The Green ...
The remains of a US airman who was aboard a bomber known as the 'Miss Bee Haven' when it crashed into the Pacific during WWII, have ...
Health researchers in Kiribati say at least four women die annually from cervical cancer but only ten percent of women in the target age group ...
Kiribati's former president Teburoro Tito has resigned from parliament to become the country's representative to the United Nations in New York ...
The opposition leader in Kiribati, Titabu Tabane, says he will not ... Today, president Taneti Maamau said Kiribati awaited apologies from ...
Millions approved for Kiribati outer islands infrastructure ... The Kiribati parliament has approved almost $US24 million to upgrade infrastructure ...
Kiribati's former president, Sir Ieremia Tabai, has called on the government to up its game if it wants its people to be fit and healthy. Sir Ieremia ...
Concern over poor pay for contractors offloading catch from foreign fishing vessels has been raised in the Kiribati parliament. An MP Tekena ...


 

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