News - Kiribati
30 Apr 2014
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...
12 Dec 2013
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...
16 Jul 2013
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...
11 Apr 2013
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...
4 Apr 2013
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...
21 Mar 2013
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...