Asia Pacific / Politics Sep 19, 2019

New Tuvalu leader bodes ill for Taiwan

Newly installed lawmakers of the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu elected a new prime minister on Thursday, a potential blow for ally Taiwan, which had diplomatic ties to another Pacific island nation cut this week in favor of Beijing. Former Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele ...

Kochi woman raising awareness for Tuvalu

National Apr 21, 2014

Kochi woman raising awareness for Tuvalu

by Shinji Ito

A young Japanese woman is working to raise awareness about the impact of global warming on Tuvalu, a small Pacific island that could become one of the first nations to be submerged if sea levels continue to rise. Haruna Kitazoe, 26, who hails from Kochi ...