TARAWA, Kiribati --- A new library for the children of Kiribati has opened its doors this week.
TARAWA, Kiribati ---The President of Kiribati, Anote Tong says he is embarrassed that his country's passports were sold to suspected arms dealers from North Korea.
TARAWA, Kiribati ---- The Pacific Plan Review consulted Kiribati stakeholders last week, meeting politicians, senior government officials, the Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Kiribati Association of NGOs, as well as the country’s bilateral and multilateral development partners. The team was also privileged to meet Kiribati’s first president and ...
Kiribati has secured a US$1.71 million deal for 15,000 tonnes of tuna per year with the European Union. Under the agreement, the EU is now able to deploy four purse seiner and six longline vessels in Kiribati’s waters.
Four and a half years ago, as I drive down the one single road that connects the line of thin, long atolls in Tarawa, Kiribati – a country that’s tipped to be consumed by the ocean because of rising sea levels – I can’t help but get that sinking feeling.
Anote Tong first won office as President of Kiribati in 2003. In recent years, he has been active on the international stage, speaking about the adverse effects of climate change on his low-lying atoll nation. During a recent visit to Australia, President Tong spoke with Islands Business about global warming, ...
The future US Tuna (South Pacific Tuna Treaty) Treaty could be in jeopardy if Kiribati, one of the largest tuna stockholders in the region, does not get the number of fishing days it wants.
Last month, Kiribati President Anote Tong, when asked why his country was acquiring land in Fiji, said it was primarily for reasons of food security. He dispelled the notion that the move was for finding a new home for Kiribati citizens.
"Every time the plane comes in to land on one of our Pacific Islands countries, as it flies low over so many beautiful green islands, I think to myself—how nice it would have been if our people had an option to live on them,” Kiribati President Anote Tong told me ...
That message is ringing loud and clear on many different levels.