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Macedonia and Kiribati have better tax systems than the UK
UK businesses are hindered by the burden of red tape, which threatens to undo the Government's good work in lowering corporation tax, according to World Bank report(11/21/2014 1:43:12 AM)
Ocean primed for more El Niño, experts say
Salinity and temperature records from corals in a remote Pacific island in Kiribati show the ocean has warmed over the last sixty years and has set up the conditions for stronger El Niño weather events, which could significantly affect Australian weather.(11/14/2014 4:38:01 AM)
Group says piece of metal found on Pacific island is from Earhart's plane
Researchers probing the 1937 disappearance of famed American aviator Amelia Earhart's plane said on Wednesday they now believe a slab of aluminum found decades ago on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean came from her aircraft. The warped piece of metal was uncovered on a 1991 voyage to the island of Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati by The International Group for Historic Aircraft ...(10/29/2014 7:30:21 PM)
Debris revives hope of finding Amelia Earhart plane
Researchers on the trail of missing 1930s aviatrix Amelia Earhart say they are increasingly convinced that aluminum debris found on a South Pacific beach came from her lost airplane. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) said the debris bolsters the possibility that a sonar blip off Nikumaroro atoll in Kiribati is the fuselage of her ill-starred Lockheed Electra ...(10/29/2014 6:31:44 PM)
Group says metal found on Pacific island is from Earhart’s plane
The warped piece of metal was uncovered on a 1991 voyage to the island of Nikumaroro in the Republic of Kiribati by The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR), which has spent millions of dollars searching for Earhart’s plane in a project that has involved hundreds of people.(10/30/2014 1:39:09 AM)
Memorial wall to the Gilbert Islands Coast Watchers unveiled
An official memorial will be unveiled in Wellington today to commemorate the ‘Coast Watchers’ who were executed on the Gilbert Islands (Kiribati) during the Second World War.(11/2/2014 9:29:16 PM)
In pictures: It's World Fisheries Day!
All rights reserved . Credit: © Francisco Rivotti Fishermen paddle out towards open waters in Pemba, Quirimbas, northern Mozambique Image caption:  Fishermen paddle out towards open waters in Pemba, Quirimbas, northern Mozambique Fisherfolk communites around the world celebrate World Fisheries Day today highlighting the importance of sustainable management of fisheries and raising awareness ...(11/21/2014 9:48:45 AM)
Tracking Fishy Behavior, From Space
Since the first hook caught the first fish perhaps 40,000 years ago, technology has raced with increasing speed to extract more and more fish from the oceans. Most big fish are long gone and fishing vessels ...(11/16/2014 6:45:00 AM)
Metal patch discovered in 1991 belonged to Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft, say experts
Melbourne, Oct 30 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a patch of metal that had been recovered in 1991 from Nikumaroro in the south-western Pacific republic of Kiribati belonged to Amelia Earhart's plane.(10/30/2014 3:19:37 AM)
Ruling gives hope to Kiwis in fight for compo over nuclear tests
Veterans of British nuclear tests in the mid-Pacific in the 1950s, including New Zealand servicemen, have taken heart from a first victory in their long fight for compensation for illnesses linked to radioactive fallout.The United...(11/10/2014 11:43:29 AM)
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