News - Kiribati

19

Jan '17

19 Jan 2017

Kiribati

Kiribati to start farming its land in Fiji

The president of Kiribati says his government will begin cultivating land in Fiji purchased by the previous administration for investment purposes. The Fiji Times reports President Taneti Mamau...

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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Kiribati

Christmas Day across the world: How different countries are celebrating - in pictures

A host of varied celebrations have been taking place across the world to mark Christmas Day. The first places to have entered into Christmas were Samoa and Kiribati's appositely-named Christmas...

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22

Nov '16

22 Nov 2016

Kiribati

Pacific Island Nation of Kiribati Creates Enormous Shark Sanctuary the Size of India

Sharks and global warming have something in common. Despite the fact that there’s overwhelming evidence that shark populations are dwindling and humans have a hand in the planet heating up way...

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09

Nov '16

9 Nov 2016

Kiribati

Missing Kiribati fishermen found alive

A New Zealand Air Force aircraft has found alive three fishermen missing at sea off Kiribati since last week. Crew from the Air Force Orion spotted the men waving from their five-metre wooden...

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03

Nov '16

3 Nov 2016

Kiribati

Kiribati Government sets new Minimum Wage

The Decent Work Advisory Board (DWAB) of the Kiribati Ministry of Labor and Human Resources Development has endorsed the new Minimum Wage to be used in the country as part of the Employment...

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07

Oct '16

7 Oct 2016

Kiribati

Balance needed for Kiribati hope to increase RSE workers

It's a balancing act for the Hawke's Bay horticulture industry, with an RSE country hoping for an increase in the number of their workers employed in the region. As part of a national tour,...

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28

Sep '16

28 Sep 2016

Kiribati

Kiribati leads by example on solar, slashes dependence on diesel fuel

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati, considered to be among the world’s most vulnerable to the effects of climate change, has installed solar on four government-owned facilities, as part of...

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12

Jul '16

12 Jul 2016

Kiribati

President greets Kiribati on its Independence Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday greeted the government and people of the Central Pacific island republic Kiribati on their Independence Day. "Warm greetings and felicitations to the...

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14

Mar '16

14 Mar 2016

Kiribati

Pacific Islands Forum congratulates Kiribati's newly-elected president

SUVA, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Dame Meg Taylor, secretary general of the Pacific Islands Forum's secretariat has written to congratulate Kiribati's newly-elected President Taneti Maamau, the...

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17

Nov '15

17 Nov 2015

Kiribati

Sharing the culture of Kiribati

There will definitely be nothing tiny about the celebrations taking place at the Tauranga Art Gallery to recognise Kiribati Day today. A wide range of free family-friendly activities that aim to...

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11

Aug '15

11 Aug 2015

Kiribati

New vaccine to protect Kiribati children from deadly virus

Children in Kiribati are among the first countries located in the Pacific region to use the rotavirus vaccine to protect against a potentially deadly virus. There have been several diarrhea...

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21

Jul '15

21 Jul 2015

Kiribati

Army Nurse Helps Pacific Colleagues Hone Their Skills

Army nurse Captain (CAPT) Hayley Claridge, who grew up in Napier and now lives in Palmerston North, is spending much of the winter in warmer climes. CAPT Claridge is working in several Pacific...

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