Sunday May 19
Mariner rescued near Christmas Island
A mariner in distress was rescued by a container vessel in the North Pacific at 9pm Monday last week.
Fri May 17, 2013
Climate refugees? Where's the dignity in that?
The Tarawa atoll in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, which is also at risk from rising sea levels.
IHT Rendezvous: Scientists Agree Overwhelmingly on Global Warming....
Most climate scientists agree that global warming is caused by human activity, according to a new survey of published papers on climate science .
Tue May 14, 2013
The Honolulu Advertiser
Container ship rescues Aussie sailor off Christmas Island
A container ship Monday night picked up a 58-year-old Australian sailor who requested help near Christmas Island after becoming too tired to continue, the Coast Guard reported.
Mon May 13, 2013
Island awarded for poo-free beaches
A small central Pacific island has won a United Nation's award for something much of the developed world takes for granted - it has been declared the Pacific's first "open defecation-free" or ODF island.
Sun May 12, 2013
Kiribati: First Open Defecation Free Island In the Pacific
Today, North Tarawa Island is the first island in Kiribati and the Pacific to be declared open defecation free - thanks to the initiatives of the "Kiriwatsan I Project" which is led by Ministry of Public Works and Utilities with technical support from UNICEF and funded by the European Union.
Wed May 08, 2013
Solomon Islands Working to Repatriate Rescued Kiribati Men
Immigration and Foreign Affairs Officials are currently liaising with their counterparts in Tarawa, Kiribati to repatriate two I-Kiribati men who were rescued over the weekend.
Tue May 07, 2013
Kiribati fishermen survive a month...
Two fishermen from Kiribati were rescued after surviving almost four weeks adrift in the Pacific, surviving on raw fish and rain water, a report said Wednesday.
PM urges growth
Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama with Kiribati President Anote Tong at the G77 meeting yesterday.
G77 calls for strengthening of South-South cooperation
Strengthening South-South cooperation between members of the Group of 77 was the key focus of discussions at the ongoing G77 High-level Panel in Fiji Tuesday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Who's who at the forum
Update: 12:08PM LEADERS and dignitaries from 15 nations have convened at the Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa for start of the G77 talks.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
One giant leap for dolphins -- but maybe not such good news for tuna. Last year the World TRade Organization Appellate Body ruled that the US "dolphin-safe" labeling provisions provided less favourable treatment to Mexican tuna products than that accorded to tuna products of the US and tuna products originating in other countries; these provisions ... (more)