November 27, 2017

PFTAC Awards Night

To show recognition for reforms progress in Pacific Island Countries PFTAC hosted a dinner in Samoa to recognize major regional achievements. Three awards were presented – the first award “Strengthening Revenue Administration and Governance Arrangements” went to Nauru which started its first ever taxation reforms in 2014, with the introduction […]
November 27, 2017

President receives Japan ambassador Omura

His Excellency President Baron Waqa received the ambassador of Japan to Nauru at the formal presentation of credentials at the Office of the President today, 27 November. Ambassador Mr Masahiro Omura arrived at the government offices this morning and was met by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Michael […]
November 20, 2017

Manus Island refugees welcomed to Nauru

Nauru’s Minister for Multicultural Affairs, David Adeang, has revealed that those refugees who have arrived in Nauru from Manus Island are settling in well. The comments come just over a week after the first refugees from Manus arrived on Nauru, where they were welcomed by the Acting Secretary for Multicultural […]
November 16, 2017

Armistice Day 2017

On November 11, Nauru commemorated Armistice Day, a time to remember those that perished and survived the perils of war and exile. The opening prayer was delivered by Reverend Roger Mwareow. His Excellency the Acting President Hon David Adeang laid the first wreath at the steps of the cenotaph to […]
November 9, 2017

Nauru committed to stamping out corruption

The Government of Nauru has pledged its ongoing commitment to the United Nations convention against corruption. Minister for Justice and Border Control, David Adeang, has delivered a speech as head of the Nauru delegation to the 7th conference of state parties in Vienna, Austria. Mr Adeang said Nauru is committed […]
November 3, 2017

Queen’s baton relay received warmly by Nauruan communities

The Queen’s baton relay has made its much-anticipated stopover on Nauru as it continues en route to its eventual destination of the Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. After touching down Wednesday from Singapore, the baton was greeted by a Nauruan warrior chant and the 12 tribes of Nauru. […]
October 31, 2017

Only 1-day to go – the Queen’s Baton arrives in Nauru tomorrow

Following much anticipation, the Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in Nauru tomorrow, for a one and a half day relay. The Baton is currently travelling through Singapore, the 56th of its 71 Commonwealth destinations.
October 20, 2017

Custom brokers training elevates Nauru standards

The Nauru Customs office have just conducted two weeks training on customs tariff harmonisation system for brokers elevating Nauru standards in the region. Consultant on Customs Harmonisation Viliame Raikuna joined the department in 2016 to assist in strengthening the tariff harmonisation system. There were 19 participants at this training. The […]
October 19, 2017

Taiwan celebrates 106 years

The Republic of China (Taiwan) community in Nauru last week celebrated 106 years of its national day underscoring the countries achievements and assistance in the region over the years. The country celebrates its anniversary as a special day distinguished by the spirit of national reform and revitalisation. Also known as […]
October 18, 2017

Australia acknowledged in port upgrade

The Government of Nauru has acknowledged the supportive role that Australia played in its successful efforts to get approval from the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund (GCF) to upgrade the country’s port. The GCF approved an AU$35m funding proposal for the Nauru port at its final board meeting of the […]