Kiribati

Type: Country
Name: Kiribati
population: 91,017
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bid to address climate change issues

WITH Pacific Island nations predicted to be the worst affected by climate change, the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) is adamant that with the help from stakeholders in addressing climate change issues, affected ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Kiribati's decision worries local and American tuna entrepreneurs

Kiribati's decision to reduce the fishing days in its waters could be devastating for the local community, according to Tuna industry leaders in American Samoa.These tuna entrepreneurs’ concern has been raised due to the fact that during negotiations ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Posh and dainty party for Margaret

Clive Gunn and Jane Gunn at the tea party in memory of Margaret Eaton.First published in News by Megan ButlerFRIENDS from many different organisations gathered together at Leadon Bank for a very special ‘posh and dainty tea party’ to remember Margaret ... [Published Hereford Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

IMF: Growth of low-income countries to remain robust

International Monetary Fund foresees an accelerated economic growth of the low income countries (LICs) like Bangladesh.It, however, warned that decline in many commodity prices and more modest growth prospects in emerging markets, coupled with low growth ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific Beat AM Podcast 24th October 2014

The move by Kiribati to dramatically reduce the fishing days it offers the US puts the future American Samoa's tuna industry in jeopardy. And, We preview The first round of matches in the OFC Womens's Nations Cup, which kicks off in Papua New Guinea ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Focus on Migration: A closer look at ‘climate refugees’

On the sidelines of last month’s international conference on small island developing states (SIDS) in Samoa, Kiribati’s president, Anote Tong, said: “I have never encouraged the status of our people being refugees .” [1]It was a strong denial of the term ... [Published SciDev.Net - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

A Samoa and Pac nations threatened by US Tuna Treaty ructions

Kiribati's decision to dramatically reduce the fishing days it offers the United States has put the future of American Samoa's tuna industry and the sustainability of one of the world's biggest fisheries in jeopardy, according to industry leaders.Under ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: Samoa, Kiribati, Nauru
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tiny islands face change that is hard to believe in

With climate negotiations about to resume, the future of low-lying Pacific nations is a matter of faith, writes Michael Green in Funafuti.Faaui Siale is sitting in her open-walled home, at the northern end of Tuvalu's atoll capital, Funafuti. Three generations ... [Published Camden Advertiser - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Kiribati expresses regret over missing funds

By Joseph Yeh ,The China PostTAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Kiribati ambassador to Taiwan yesterday expressed regret over missing funds that were donated by Taiwan to her country earlier this year. The money was given to build a landing craft to use as a sea transportation ... [Published China Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Kacific to bring fast broadband to Kiribati's most remote islands

People on all of the 33 islands and atolls of Kiribati will be able to enjoy high speed broadband services from 2017, thanks to an agreement their government signed today with Kacific Broadband Satellites.Under the multi-million dollar five year services ... [Published Solomon Star - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Your views - US Tuna deal in need of overhaul:PNA

US Tuna deal in need of overhaul:PNABy Online Editor7:51 pm GMT+12, 19/10/2014, Marshall IslandsThe eight Tuna rich countries that make up the Parties to the Nauru Agreement say they are not surprised by Kiribati's decision to withhold fishing days from ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

Fiji prepared to give Kiribati new homes

Monday, 20/10/2014 Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (right) with President of Kiribati Anote Tong at the 2014 Public Service Excellence Award (Dept. Info)Fiji is prepared to give Kiribati new homes here if their islands are eventually submerged.That ... [Published Fijivillage.com - Oct 19 2014]

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"So it's at a crucial time and the support of the Global Fund and Health Ministry is very welcome and we are also looking to other donors for support because of this situation and because of the probable withdrawal of the global fund after three years."
"It is very important that Fijians are quick to heed warnings and take the necessary precautions in order to save lives and protect property" he said
"Countries that mainly focus on economic growth and industrialisation are the very ones who use a lot of protocol fossil fuel, gas emissions — these contribute to global warming" Ms Duituturaga said
"This decision by Kiribati to limit the number of fishing days available under the US treaty for these boats that are based in American Samoa or anywhere for that matter, it has a direct and immediate impact on the fishing community of American Samoa, where half of the population is working in the tuna industry" claimed Tri Marine tuna company CEO Joe Hamby

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Pacific Bluefin tuna fate in balance as countri... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 23 2014]
A Samoa and Pac nations threatened by US Tuna T... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Oct 23 2014]
Tiny islands face change that is hard to believ... [Published Camden Advertiser - Oct 23 2014]
Kiribati expresses regret over missing funds [Published China Post - Oct 22 2014]
[ LETTERS ] [Published Taipei Times Online - Oct 22 2014]
IN BRIEF - Kiribati tightens control over fishi... [Published Fish Information & Services - Oct 22 2014]
Leadon Bank OAP party's a real hit [Published Hereford Times - Oct 22 2014]
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Tri Marine American Samoa subsidiary’s plans un... [Published Undercurrent News - Oct 21 2014]
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The Disappearing Act: Foreign Aid to Sinking St... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Oct 20 2014]
A humanitarian crisis lurks in the seemingly peaceful palms of the worlds small-island developing states an estimated 52 island nations will become uninhabitable due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years. Leaders attended the Third International ...
Samoa: Samoa develops capability for conducting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Samoa What is the true cost of a disaster in human and economic terms and, once we know, what can we do to reduce the burden the next time? These are the questions that were considered last week by ...
World: The disappearing act: foreign aid to sin... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 14 2014]
Source: AidDataCountry: World A humanitarian crisis lurks in the seemingly peaceful palms of the world’s small-island developing states – an estimated 52 island nations will become uninhabitable due to rising sea levels within the next 100 years. Leaders ...
World: Small yet strong: voices from Oceania on... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 10 2014]
Source: CaritasCountry: Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, World About this report This report draws from interviews carried out with Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand partners and ...
The vanishing small island states [Published Zunia.org RSS - Oct 08 2014]
In this months show, we visit the island state of Kiribati, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, whose future is at risk from rising sea levels brought about by climate change.Scientists agree there are limited adaptation options for the tiniest archipelagos ...
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