TARAWA, Kiribati ------ A Kiribati MP says he's distressed to learn that the number of university scholarships available to students this year has been reduced.
TARAWA, Kiribati ---- A new secondary school in the country has been established by the Catholic Church in Kiribati.
BAIRIKI, Kiribati --- The owner of the Adriatic Sea Fisheries Co. Ltd has broadened its fishing relations with the Kiribati Government after committing to provide an Education Award dedicated to disadvantaged children.
Wed 01 Oct 2014 -
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The proposed reinstatement of the death penalty in Kiribati is triggering public criticism.
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The Waitt Foundation and Oceans 5 have agreed to make a new joint grant of $1 million per year for five years to implement the full closure of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) to commercial fishing in the Republic of Kiribati. This was announced at the ...
TARAWA, Kiribati ---Kiribati is considering holding a referendum to decide if the death penalty should be introduced for the worst murders, including for husbands who kill their wives or partners.
TARAWA, Kiribati ---- The Kiribati parliament has passed the first reading of the amendment to the penal code to adopt the death penalty.
Sun 31 Aug 2014 -
Two days before world leaders begin their weeklong conference on sustainable development in this Pacific island nation, small island developing states have been inspired to follow the lead of countries like the Cook Islands, Kiribati and Palau in turning most if not a large part of their oceans marine reserves.
TARAWA, Kiribati ----The opposition in Kiribati has called in Parliament for the Minister for Women and Youth to be removed from her job, alleging she behaved badly after drinking alcohol.
Fri 22 Aug 2014 -
TARAWA, Kiribati --- Mikarite Temari, the mayor of Christmas Island, Kiribati’s largest atoll, rolled his eyes and shook his head as I read off my laptop in his office what his president, Anote Tong, had said during a visit to New York.
Kiribati President Anote Tong has brushed aside criticism of his government’s decision to buy the Natoavatu Estate land in Fiji at a price of AU$9.3 million. Despite popular belief. Tong says the 5461 acres of freehold land won’t be used to relocate I-Kiribati who have lost their homes due to ...
TARAWA, Kiribati --- Kiribati – a Pacific nation of 21 inhabited islands – has issued the official call for pre-qualification in the sale of assets of Telecom Services Kiribati Ltd (TSKL), the country’s sole provider of mobile, broadband and fixed line services .
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The Kiribati Ministry of Health is warning about the country's soaring population.
TARAWA, Kiribati --- After years of claiming untruthfully that the world’s most fished marine protected area was “off limits to fishing and other extractive uses,” President Anote Tong of the Pacific island state of Kiribati and his cabinet have voted to close it to all commercial fishing by the end ...
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The President of Kiribati has confirmed it received a formal complaint by Fiji Airways over the quality of jet fuel.
TARAWA, Kiribati ----- Kiribati president Anote Tong officially received Wednesday New Zealand’s new High Commissioner, Donald James Higgins in a presentation of credential ceremony at the Parliament House.
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The Kiribati minister of labour, Boutu Bateriki, has resigned - a week after he was in court on charges of beating his former wife.
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The Kiribati minister of labour is facing criminal charges in relation to beating up his former wife.
Wed 05 Feb 2014 -
TARAWA, Kiribati --- 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 – A total of 682 households with a population of 3,689 (Census 2010), residing in 12 villages are now open defecation free. Tabiteuea North is the sixth and latest Island in Kiribati to be declared open defecation free (ODF) - thanks to the initiatives of the “Kiriwatsan I Project” ...
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The Kiribati parliament has had the first reading of the Family Peace Bill.
TARAWA, Kiribati --- Kiribati’s President Anote Tong has welcomed assurance from Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama that Fiji will not turn its back on Kiribati in its hour of need.
STRASBOURG, Europe ----The European Parliament gathered in plenary session in Strasbourg has given its consent to the new Protocol to the Fisheries Partnership Agreement with Kiribati.
TARAWA, Kiribati ----The president of Kiribati, Anote Tong, has held a news conference to discourage the people of Tabiteuea North and Beru from supporting a challenge by two former cabinet ministers who he sacked last month.
TARAWA, Kiribati --- The government-owned Otintaai Hotel in Tarawa has changed its name and ownership.
- Wed 25 Feb - Fiji: Private sector says EU fisheries report inaccurate
- Wed 25 Feb - Tonga: World Bank Regional Vice President to meet Tongan Prime Minister today
- Wed 25 Feb - Fiji: Fiji disciplinary forces support UN Convention Against Torture
- Tue 24 Feb - Tonga: Princess Tu'ipelehake fights for Fatai residence in Court
- Tue 24 Feb - Tuvalu: Tuvalu and Kiribati push for legal agreement on local crews for purse seine vessels in PNA waters
- Tue 24 Feb - Fiji: Fiji continues to expand foreign relations
- Tue 24 Feb - Tuvalu: Tuvaluans residing in Fiji need to extend their visas if they want to stay longer
- Tue 24 Feb - Tuvalu: Peak tide affects Tuvaluan communities living in coastal and low-lying areas
- Tue 24 Feb - France: Agriculture must change
- Tue 24 Feb - Australia: Pacific connected: A regional approach to development challenges facing island nations