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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:31:06 GMT

Special day for Kioa - Fiji Times Online  -  Fiji Times
The group of Kioan islanders who will travel to Tuvalu for the bigger celebration of the migration remembrance day day. Picture: SERAFINA SILATOGA.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 13:24:22 GMT

Pacific: Tropical Cyclone Pam (MDR55001) Operations update n° 6 (18-month consolidated report)  -  Reliefweb
The appeal aimed to cover affected communities in Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands and Kiribati. Relief distributions were conducted across five countries and an Operations Update was issued on 10 April. May-June 2015: Early ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:54:35 GMT

Kioa marks migration  -  Fiji Times
THE villagers of Kioa Island in Cakaudrove this week celebrated 69 years of migration to Fiji from Tuvalu. A group of about 20 men from Tuvalu travelled to Fiji in 1946 to purchase Kioa Island. In 1947, they returned to settle on the island and their ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:53:57 GMT

Islanders showcase culture  -  Fiji Times
THE iTaukei culture will be showcased in Tuvalu by the descendants of Tuvaluan migrants who arrived in Fiji in 1946. About 70 people will leave Kioa today for Tuvalu to join the bigger celebration of remembering their forefathers' journey from Vaitupu ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:43:31 GMT
Supporting performance measurement of the Tuvalu Office of the Auditor-General  -  Marianas Variety
(Press Release) — The Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions or PASAI completed the performance assessment of the Tuvalu Office of the Auditor-General this week, using the Supreme Audit Institutions Performance Measurement Framework.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:38:27 GMT

Tuvalu – A Country That Is Cashing From The Luck Of Having A Unique Domain Name  -  TopYaps
Tuvalu is a nation that consists of nine Polynesian Islands scattered over one million square kilometers of Pacific Ocean to the North East of Australia that makes money simply because of its name and can aptly be called the luckiest country in the world.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 02:48:27 GMT

Tuvalu PM explains protest restriction  -  Radio New Zealand
The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sopoaga, has defended his decision to restrict a protest last week over the chief justice. A former prime minister Apisai Ielemia had been pushing for Chief Justice Charles Sweeney to be removed from his post because ...
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 20:18:11 GMT

Tuvalu MP claims nepotism after exclusion  -  Radio New Zealand
A former prime minister of Tuvalu says he still considers himself a Member of Parliament, despite the Chief Justice declaring his seat vacant. Apisai Ielemia was convicted of corruption in June, but on appeal, a stand-in judge quashed the conviction ...
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:08:30 GMT

Tuvalu protest stopped by PM  -  Radio New Zealand
A protest through Tuvalu's capital calling for the country's chief justice to resign has been blocked by the Prime Minister. A former prime minister Apisai Ielemia was convicted of corruption in June, but on appeal, a stand-in judge, Normal Franzi ...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 04:08:13 GMT

Pacific atolls seek UN framework for climate victims  -  Radio New Zealand
The Coalition of Atoll Nations on Climate Change is calling for a United Nations legal framework to protect the rights of those displaced by climate change. The coalition met last week in Tuvalu and in its Funafuti Declaration on Climate Change it has ...