Next Kiribati meeting of parliament date announced

The Kiribati Speaker to Parliament has announced the next meeting of parliament will start on 23 April.  The Clerk to the House of Parliament Eni Tekanene told Radio Kiribati News it's the first time the…

Flight between Tarawa and Funafuti commences

TARAWA -  20 March 2018 - Air Kiribati’ s Chairman of the Board of Directors says the new flight schedule between Kiribati and Tuvalu will enable people to reunite and revive the colonial friendship of…

New Local produce market opens in Bairiki

TARAWA - 20 March 2018 - Minister for Fisheries and Marine Resources says the opening of the Fish Integrated and Local Produce Market in Bairiki has accomplished one of the many targets of the Ministry…

UNICEF says newborn death rates in Kiribati, PNG…

UNICEF says the rate of newborn deaths in Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and the Federated States of Micronesia remains alarmingly high. Photo: 123RF A new report shows newborns from the world's riskiest places to give birth…

Ten Teachers To Teach In Kiribati In March:…

Ten retired teachers from Fiji are expected to be in Kiribati by the end of next month as volunteers who will be representing Fiji in various schools on the island. This has been made possible…

Japan to give money to purchase two garbage…

PRESS RELEASE The Government of Japan will provide assistance worth US$162,222 (AU$189,362) to Betio Town Council and Teinainano Urban Council for the provision of a garbage truck to each respective Council and to Tungaru Central…

Banaba Island: Katerina Teaiwa lays bare the tragedy

by Nick Gavin   All across the tiny Pacific island of Banaba thousands of pinnacles of sun-bleached coral rise in jagged formations, mute reminders of the phosphate mining carried out there last century by the…