ADB helping build USP campus in Honiara
- Pasifik News
The first tranche of the loan, amounting to $3.6 million, financed a new ICT-equipped campus in Kiribati
which was formally opened in November 2015 by former President Anote Tong. That loan was guaranteed by the Kiribati
Government. Enrolment in higher ...
USP-ADB signs loan agreement
- Fiji Times
... approved by ADB in June 2012. Tranche one (1) loan of US$3.6m (approx F$7.3m) from the MFF was used for the construction of the new USP Kiribati
Campus that was officially opened by the then-President of Kiribati
Anote Tong in November last year.
Amelia Earhart Found: Pilot Died A Castaway In Kiribati?
- Morning News USA
A partial skeleton discovered on an island of Kiribati
in 1940 could belong to the LEGENDARY aviator Amelia Earhart, as it appears to be strikingly similar with the missing pilot's physical features, according to The International Group for Historic ...
Coming home: Altoona Marine fought, died in 1943 Battle of Tarawa
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
And for nearly seven decades, his remains lay buried on what is now the island nation of Kiribati
, 7,000 miles from home. Now, thanks to the work of private researchers and a Defense Department analysis, Pfc. Cancilla's remains will be returned to ...
Kiribati Government sets new Minimum Wage
- Papua New Guinea Today
The Decent Work Advisory Board (DWAB) of the Kiribati
Ministry of Labor and Human Resources Development has endorsed the new Minimum Wage to be used in the country as part of the Employment Industrial Relations Code Act. A report from Labor ...
Marine killed in bloody WWII battle ID'd, remains head home
- New Jersey Herald
20, 1943, on Betio island in Kiribati's
Tarawa Atoll during one of World War II's bloodiest battles, have been identified and are returning to his family in Pennsylvania. Cancilla will be buried with fully military honors on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. He ...
Kiribati seafarers arrested in Italy for drug-smuggling charges
- Papua New Guinea Today
The South Pacific Marine Office (SMPO) in Betio has confirmed the detention of nine I-Kiribati
seafarers in Italy for drug smuggling charges. A report from SPMS says the nine were arrested from their ship Rio de Janeiro after authorities in Italy found ...
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Etymology. The name Kiribati was adopted at independence. It is local enunciation of Gilberts. This name derives from the main archipelago that forms the nation.
Kiribati is an island group in Micronesia straddling the equator and, until 1995, the International Date Line. Kiribati's 33 atolls, with a total area of only 811 ...
Welcome to Kiribati. Curving its way above and below the equator, the Republic of Kiribati (pronounced 'Kiri-bas') encompasses the Gilbert, Phoenix and Line Islands ...
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Kiribati consists of 33 islands, totaling 310 square miles surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. The population is 103,000. Nearly half live on a strip of land ...
More information about Kiribati is available on the Kiribati Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of ...
Kiribati, officially Republic of Kiribati, island country in the central Pacific Ocean. The 33 islands of Kiribati, of which only 20 are inhabited, are scattered over ...
Kiritimati, sometimes Christmas Island, is a Pacific Ocean raised coral atoll in the northern Line Islands, and part of the Republic of Kiribati.
A Remote Pacific Nation, Threatened by Rising Seas. Climate change is threatening the livelihoods of the people of tiny Kiribati, and even the island ...
Most people assume that corals are plants, but in reality they are animals themselves, classified as sessile which means to say they have taken permanent root on the ...
Kiribati (/ˌkɪrɪˈbæs/; KEER-ə-bahss or /ˌkɪrɪˈbɑːti/; KEER-ə-BAH-tee), officially the Republic of Kiribati (Gilbertese: Ribaberiki Kiribati), is an island nation in the central Pacific Ocean. The nation comprises 33 atolls and reef islands and one raised coral island, Banaba. They have a total land area of 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi) and are dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometers (1,351,000 square miles). Their spread straddles the equator and the 180th meridian, although the International Date Line is indented to bring the Line Islands in the same day as the Kiribati Islands. The permanent population is just over 100,000 (2011), more than half of whom live on Tarawa Atoll.Kiribati became independent from the United Kingdom in 1979. The capital and now most populated area, South Tarawa, consists of a number of islets, connected by a series of causeways. These comprise about half the area of Tarawa Atoll.Kiribati is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the IMF and the World Bank, and became a full member of the United Nations in 1999.