Tuvalu prepares to celebrate the 42nd Anniversary of Independence

Issue No. 40/2020 – Monday, 28 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) Tuvalu is preparing to celebrate the 42 years of its independence from Britain this Thursday, 01 October 2020. Tuvalu became independent from Great Britain on 01 October 1978 and during this day, there was a big celebration on its new capital Funafuti where communities on […]

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Nauti Primary School Initiates Character Parade

Issue No. 39/2020 – Friday, 25 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) The Nauti Primary School organizes a first Character Parade today, Friday 25 September 2020. The Character Parade is some kind of a fund raising activity replacing the bazaar fund raising activity used to organize by the school. According to one of the primary school teachers, […]

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Hospital in-patients will have balanced diets

Issue No. 39/2020 – Friday, 25 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) The Taiwan Mission in Tuvalu is proud to promote its gardening skills to help Tuvalu people with their dietary problems. This morning, I was among those who witnessed the first harvest from the hospital vegetable garden that the Taiwan mission helped to plant. Taiwan Ambassador, […]

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New senior magistrate takes her oath

Issue No. 39/2020 – Friday, 25 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) The Acting Governor-General, Her Excellency Mrs. Teniku T. Honolulu presided over a swearing-in ceremony held this morning at the Rt. Hon Sir Dr. Tomasi Puapua Convention Center to officially inaugurate the appointment of the newly appointed Senior Magistrate, Ms. Corrina Ituaso Laafai. Ms. Lafai, aged […]

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Special Note Yemen No. 2020/03 Opening of COVID-19 care centre in Aden

Issue No. 38/2020 – Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (Press Release) On 20 September, a Red Cross and Red Crescent treatment center for COVID-19 patients opened in Aden, Yemen. The center is a joint project by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Norwegian Red Cross and the Finnish Red Cross, with support from […]

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Maintenance works on the Red Cross building is completed

Issue No. 38/2020 – Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) Works on the maintenance of the Redd Cross building will be completed at the end of this week, according to the contractor, Falemiti Katea Construction Company. The contractor was engaged for 4 weeks at a contract of $5,000 and the company is completing the work […]

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PWD projects progressing well

Issue No. 38/2020 – Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) The Public works Department is concentrating its works on the capital on three main projects: the Government House, the official residence of the Governor-General; the Tuvalu House, the official residence of the Prime Minister and one B-Grade House, a Cabinet Minister’s residence. The Acting Deputy […]

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Taskforce identifies 4 strategic priority areas for the National Strategies for Sustainable Development Plan

Issue No. 38/2020 – Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) The Taskforce for the National Strategies for Sustainable Development has identified 4 strategic priority areas to be included in the next Development Plan (2021 – 2030) and about 12 key outcomes. The strategic priority area are: Economic, Social, Rural/Outer Islands Development and Infrastructure. So at yesterday’s consultation, […]

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Minister of Finance opens NSSD consultation

Issue No. 38/2020 – Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) Government has begun the process of developing the next National Strategy for Sustainable Development Plan (NSSD) for Tuvalu as the current development plan (Kakeega III) will end its life at the end of this year 2020. Addressing a gathering of senior government directorate in a […]

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Nui youth contestant scoops trashion show first prize

Issue No. 37/2020 – Monday, 21 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) Nui youth contestant, Ms. Lilly Morinda Pugameau won the first prize for the best trash dress in the trashion show organized by the Department of Environment under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Agriculture. Ms. Pugameau came out first out of two other contestants, Ms. […]

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