News - Tuvalu

29

Aug '16

29 Aug 2016

Tuvalu

Work underway on stronger seawall in Tuvalu

A United Nations Development Programme-commissioned project to build a 500-metre-long seawall is underway on the Tuvalu atoll of Nukufetau. The project comes around 17 months after Tropical...

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22

Oct '15

22 Oct 2015

Tuvalu

Australia to provide multi-year visas for Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru citizens to work in Northern Australia

The Australian High Commissioner to Kiribati says Australia has established the new micro states and Northern Australia worker programme. A five year pilot programme that will provide up to 200...

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19

Sep '14

19 Sep 2014

Tuvalu

Call for applications: Pacific Islands Security Scholars Program

HONOLULU (Press Release) — In 2015, post-graduate and research degree students from Pacific Island countries and their neighbours will again have an opportunity to make their voice heard on the...

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02

Sep '14

2 Sep 2014

Tuvalu

Yellow crazy ants cause havoc in Tuvalu

The Pacific Invasives Initiative Project says it is unfortunate the yellow crazy ant is causing problems in Tuvalu. The ants destroy crops, attack wildlife such as chickens, and release an acid...

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17

Apr '14

17 Apr 2014

Tuvalu

Dynamic atolls give hope that Pacific Islands can defy sea rise

It is widely predicted that low-lying coral reef islands will drown as a result of sea-level rise, leaving their populations as environmental refugees. But new evidence now suggests that these...

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03

Apr '14

3 Apr 2014

Tuvalu

Finance still a hurdle for women in Pacific Island Countries

Access to finance remains the weak link in efforts to encourage the participation of women in business. This was the general consensus among Pacific Islands business representatives at Trade...

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25

Mar '14

25 Mar 2014

Tuvalu

Tips to avoid credit card mistakes

What are the top credit card mistakes?

 Whipping out your credit card when you don’t have cash on you is convenient and easy. 

 But when does it become a problem? 

 ANC’s On...

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13

Mar '14

13 Mar 2014

Tuvalu

Pacific remittance costs coming down but new threat looms

Pacific remittance costs coming down but new threat looms Each year Pacific Islanders living in Australia and New Zealand send millions of dollars home to relatives and it can be a costly...

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11

Mar '14

11 Mar 2014

Tuvalu

Better policy needed to combat poverty in the Pacific

An academic says he hopes a new World Bank report on hardship in the Pacific will push governments to put in place better policies on combatting poverty. The report has found 20 to 40 percent...

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15

Jan '14

15 Jan 2014

Tuvalu

Tuvalu government request for teachers from Fiji

The Tuvalu Government has submitted a request to the Fijian Government under the Fiji Volunteer Scheme (FVS) for the engagement of nine retired school teachers to teach Maths and English at...

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08

Jan '14

8 Jan 2014

Tuvalu

PNA Expects 2014 to Show Increased Benefits for Islands

Majuro — The Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) see 2014 as another groundbreaking year, with increased financial benefits for its eight island members, improved conservation of tuna, and...

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25

Nov '13

25 Nov 2013

Tuvalu

World Bank to aid ailing Tuvalu

The World Bank is to help Tuvalu rebuild its financial reserves and provide more effective health and education services. The Bank says high vulnerability to external economic shocks, drought...

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