Tuvalu is a South Pacific island nation consisting of four reef islands and five atolls. A self-governing member of the British Commonwealth, Tuvalu has a parliamentary system of government.
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Publ.Date : Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:56:43 GMT
As their nation sinks, Tuvaluans raise their language
Tuvalu is ... the challenge of teaching their children how to embrace a new identity as both Tuvaluans and New Zealanders. "I mean in my day as a first generation [migrant] my parents were told it's either-or. You either speak English or speak Cook Island."
Publ.Date : Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:35:00 GMT
Loneliness of the long-distance writer pays off
For this year's Vogel Prize winner, 26-year-old Andrew O'Connor from Warragul, Victoria, teaching English in Japan wasn't only a rite of passage but the inspiration for his first novel, Tuvalu. The book was last night named as the winner of the $20,000 ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Sep 2005 17:00:00 GMT
Kochi woman raising awareness for Tuvalu
FUNAFUTI, TUVALU ? A young Japanese woman is working to raise awareness about the impact of global warming on Tuvalu ... constant heavy storms and droughts in the future. Kitazoe was teaching elementary school students about environmental problems ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:00:46 GMT
The US has abandoned us: Tuvalu Prime Minister
?It?s a concern to Tuvalu because we thought we were with the USA because they were here during World War 2. We provided our islands as launching pad for them to achieve their objectives and now we are facing the biggest war of our time- they are ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 01 Jun 2017 18:16:58 GMT
Tuvalu language week launched
It is a good starting point for those interested in learning or teaching the language.? Tuvalu Language Week finishes on Saturday 1 October to coincide with Tuvalu?s 38th Independence Day celebrations. A full calendar of Tuvalu Language Week events and ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:49:00 GMT
Overworked UAE teachers quit in droves
Dubai: Work pressure is taking a heavy toll on school teachers with many ending up in hospitals for stress-related diseases while trying to meet unrealistic deadlines ahead of the summer vacation. Unable to cope with the rigours of their excessively ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 May 2016 05:37:35 GMT
Tuvalu: A Pacific Landscape Befouled
Add to this the doubling of Tuvalu?s population since 1980, and it is easy to understand why, as usable land dwindled, homes like Ms. Uilese?s started to stretch across the pits. For Betty Vuva, 49, the head teacher at Nauri Primary School, the borrow ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Oct 2012 03:12:00 GMT
Kate gets her first gong... from island sinking into the Pacific: Duchess of Cambridge receives award from Tuvalu for raising climate change awareness
The Duchess received her gong from the island nation of Tuvalu last week for raising awareness of climate change and to mark a joyous visit she and Prince William made to the isolated South Pacific atoll in 2012. But as she is expecting her third child ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 04 Nov 2017 12:58:00 GMT
Tuvalu, Central African Republic are new members of IPU
The latest additions are Tuvalu and Central African Republic (CAR). With them, the number of IPU members has increased to 173. The union has 11 associate members. The countries were conferred with memberships at the general assembly held at Bangabandhu ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 02 Apr 2017 13:03:00 GMT
Cyclone Pam: Kiwis stranded in Tuvalu, Gisborne warned to batten down hatches
Above: A Nasa satellite image of Pam from Thursday. Workers from the New Zealand solar energy company Powersmart Solar said they were stranded on one of Tuvalu's islands after a boat trip was cancelled. The group were meant to leave the island of Vaitupu ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:27:09 GMT