December 9, 2016

Tribute to Hon Valdon Dowiyogo

  The Government of Nauru has extended its deepest sympathies to the family of Hon Valdon Dowiyogo who passed away overnight. His Excellency President Baron Waqa said Mr Dowiyogo was a highly regarded cabinet minister and extremely capable member of Parliament. “Mr Dowiyogo served in my first cabinet from 2013 […]
November 29, 2016

Vote for Lucina and help her be crowned Miss Pacific Islands

Our very own Miss Nauru is locked in a tense battle in the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant which will be judged in Samoa this Friday, December 2. The beautiful and talented Lucina Detsiogo is doing our country proud and is polling extremely strongly to be just a few hundred votes […]
November 16, 2016

Admission of new pleaders

Eleven new pleaders were admitted to the Nauru Bar in a ceremony last week (11 November) at the Court of Nauru. Following the arrival of the Acting President His Excellency David Adeang, MP, the court convened and the mover of the petitions Assistant Minister for Justice Lionel Aingimea read out […]
November 13, 2016

Nauru welcomes US refugee resettlement

  The Government of Nauru has welcomed news that refugees on the island will be resettled in the United States and has commended the Australian Government for its handling of the process. Minister for Justice David Adeang said while the Government has consistently sought to correct false reports about conditions […]
November 7, 2016

New Nauru Primary School adds to high class education system

  Photographs attributable to Canstruct Parents and students are lauding the new Nauru Primary School that opened on October 6. The two story and eight classroom school has a capacity for 400 students and was built by Australian company Canstruct in collaboration with the Government of Nauru, the Australian Government, […]
October 18, 2016

Statement from the Government of Nauru – Re: Four Corners Oct 17, 2016

  Last night’s Four Corners program on the ABC was yet another example of the ABC’s biased political propaganda and lies, and was an insult to the people of Nauru. It was clear that these children were coached, and that the entire process of filming the refugees was stage-managed, as […]
September 30, 2016

Nauru mourns passing of Chief Justice

His Excellency President Baron Waqa says the nation is deeply saddened by the passing of the Chief Justice of Nauru Joni Madraiwiwi, who succumbed to a brief illness at the CWM Hospital in Suva, Fiji yesterday. His Honour was appointed Chief Justice of Nauru on September 8, 2014. Mr Waqa […]
September 15, 2016

Statement from Nauru Police Commissioner Corey Caleb

  Re: Reports on ABC 7:30 program I wish to clarify the facts around a report on the ABC on Wednesday September 14, 2016 and several prior reports by the same program, about the Minister for Justice Hon. David Adeang, HE President Baron Waqa and other MPs, that centre on […]
September 7, 2016

47th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting Begins Tomorrow in the Federated States of Micronesia

  Increasing the economic returns of regional fisheries, and responding to the effects of climate change and disaster risk management are two priority issues that Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum will discuss at their 47th Meeting in Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia tomorrow. Other key issues identified […]
August 15, 2016

Motor Traffic Act 2014 – Traffic Infringement Notice

The public is hereby advised that the Nauru Police Force in enforcing the Motor Traffic Act 2014 (‘the Act’), will be issuing traffic infringement notices or on the spot fines of up to $500 for minor offences to people who commit offences under the Act. The ‘on the spot’ fines will […]