News - Kiribati

30

Apr '14

30 Apr 2014

Kiribati

Poor Water Supply & Sanitation Cause High Costs On Kiribati

Inadequate water supply, sanitation and hygiene in South Tarawa, Kiribati’s main urban centre, have been estimated to impose economic costs of between A$3.7- $7.3 million per year, equivalent...

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26

Apr '14

26 Apr 2014

Kiribati

Kiritimati Island to benefit from NZ investment

The government has announced an investment plan to develop tourism in Kiribati. Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully announced today New Zealand will invest in aviation links and renewable...

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22

Apr '14

22 Apr 2014

Kiribati

Foreign aid critical in Pacific economies

AID flows are an important part of most Pacific economies and majority benefit from substantial aid flow, says the World Bank. According to its report on Hardship and Vulnerability in the...

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06

Mar '14

6 Mar 2014

Kiribati

Mysteries of Time Change & Time Zones

For millenia man has dealt with the strange concept of time. This will be an attempt to exam the unique qualities of modern day time and a look at some of it's more unusual quirks and at least...

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12

Feb '14

12 Feb 2014

Kiribati

Fiji Will Support Kiribati As Sea Level Rises

Fiji will ensure that the people of Kiribati have a home if their country is submerged by the rising sea level as a result of climate change, said the President of the Republic of Fiji, Ratu...

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06

Feb '14

6 Feb 2014

Kiribati

Kiribati's struggle with overpopulation

The Pacific island chain of Kiribati is one of the most densely settled places on Earth. The BBC's Julian Siddle investigates how the island is dealing with its overpopulation problem. Kiribati...

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12

Dec '13

12 Dec 2013

Kiribati

Kiribati receives World Bank funding for sustainability of public finances

The World Bank is giving Kiribati just over five million US dollars to help strengthen the delivery of public services and improve the sustainability of public finances. The Bank’s Pacific...

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16

Jul '13

16 Jul 2013

Kiribati

NZDF infrastructure work in Kiribati to bolster education system

Improvements to the Kiribati Teachers College, as part of this years Pacific Partnership mission, are expected to allow more teachers from the outer-islands to receive training. The Pacific...

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11

Apr '13

11 Apr 2013

Kiribati

Smaller Pacific economies performing well as regional growth slows - ADB

MANILA, Philippines --- Growth in several of the smaller Pacific island economies is expected to accelerate in 2013 and 2014, despite softening growth in the Pacific region as a whole, according...

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04

Apr '13

4 Apr 2013

Kiribati

Diabetes on the rise says Kiribati health ministry

A report by the Ministry of Health in Kiribati says a hundred new cases of diabetes are being reported each year. The report reveals that almost 4,800 diabetes cases were recorded from 2007 to...

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21

Mar '13

21 Mar 2013

Kiribati

Kiribati wants more seawalls to counter sea level rise

The President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, says there is an urgent need to build seawalls around the islands to reduce their vulnerability to sea level rise. Mr Tong says this would require a huge...

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21

Feb '13

21 Feb 2013

Kiribati

Education key to Kiribati's future

The President of Kiribati says education is the key to the future of his people threatened by climate change. President Anote Tong told Australia Network's Newsline that if some of the Kiribati...

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