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More Bill Blass memories, an economic puzzler and language evolution

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 09 Jul 2022
Blass RICHARD DREW ... Doug Bateman ... It arrived in a small padded envelope that had a Customs Declaration sticker and was posted from an address in Tuvalu, a small island nation in the south Pacific with a population of just over 10,000 people ... How can a product be manufactured in China, shipped to Tuvalu, and then to Fort Wayne, only cost 99¢? ... .
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Fale-pili: Australia and Tuvalu build disaster-resilient classrooms

Reliefweb 09 Feb 2022
These features are especially important for Tuvalu, where the highest point is less than five meters above sea level ... Completion of the project took four years, however, as most of the materials had to be shipped in from overseas as Tuvalu did not have resources on their islands ... Aside from Tuvalu, Australia is helping other Pacific Islands.
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Kiribati receives 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility

Reliefweb 01 Jun 2021
© UNICEFPacific/2021/Temakei. - Today, Kiribati joins Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Nauru, Tuvalu Samoa and Vanuatu, in the Pacific islands, to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO ... Hon. Minister of Health and Medical Services in Kiribati, Dr ... Dr ... Full COVAX News Note to Editors.
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Vanuatu receives 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility

Reliefweb 20 May 2021
Port Vila, Vanuatu, 20 May 2021 – Yesterday on 19 May, Vanuatu joins Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Nauru, Tuvalu and Samoa, in the Pacific islands, to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO ... Dr ... Eunyoung Ko, WHO Country Liaison Officer of Vanuatu ... .
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Canadian Shipping Company Fined for Clean Water Act Violations

The Maritime Executive 15 Apr 2021
A Canadian shipping company was fined half a ... Algoma hired Redwise Maritime Services, a vessel transport company based in the Netherlands to crew the ship then registered in Tuvalu and sail it from China to Canada where it was handed over to Algoma and re-registered in Canada.
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Samoa receives 24,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility

Reliefweb 14 Apr 2021
- Today, Samoa joins Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Nauru and Tuvalu, in the Pacific islands, to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO ... "Samoa has long awaited the arrival of the first doses of the Astra Zeneca vaccine as we continue to adhere to stringent prevention measures ... .
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Another virus outbreak reported on Russian vessel in Busan

Korea Times 16 Jul 2020
Health authorities said Thursday that three crewmen on a Russian ship docked in the southeastern port city of Busan have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, fueling concerns over another potential group infection amid a rising number of imported cases in the country.
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China's influence and climate change: Pacific Leaders Forum in Tuvalu shaping up to be fiery

TVNZ 14 Aug 2019
The Pacific Leaders Forum in Tuvalu is shaping up to be a fiery one as superpower interests threaten to push aside regional concerns ... But controversy there is as bigger Western powers fear China is angling for a military stronghold in the region along with access to shipping lanes and fisheries.
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China's peacekeeping efforts hailed at UN headquarters exhibition

People Daily 16 Feb 2019
On anti-pirate operations, in one picture of the show, the Chinese navy convoy fleet rescued a Tuvalu cargo ship in April 2017; in another, some rescued crew were waving a Chinese national flag ... The hospital ship "The Peace Ark" was highlighted in the exhibition, with pictures ...
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Spotlight: China's peacekeeping efforts hailed at UN headquarters exhibition

Xinhua 16 Feb 2019
On anti-pirate operations, in one picture of the show, the Chinese navy convoy fleet rescued a Tuvalu cargo ship in April 2017; in another, some rescued crew were waving a Chinese national flag ... The hospital ship "The Peace Ark" was highlighted in the exhibition, with pictures ...
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China’s Navy unveils one of its mysterious special forces

People Daily 22 Dec 2017
Being a shadow unit, the special force has been rarely reported before ... This April, it successfully rescued a Tuvalu cargo ship hijacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden. .
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Military tracking Chinese warplanes: defense chief

Taipei Times 22 Nov 2017
“Be calm and do not provoke.” ... Ching Fu had obtained contracts to build six minesweepers for the navy, 28 vessels for the Coast Guard Administration, an aquarium for the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium through subsidiary Ching Yang Aqua Marine Enterprises Co (慶陽海洋企業) and a ship for Pacific island ally Tuvalu. .
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Ching Fu wanted Tuvalu loan aid

Taipei Times 16 Nov 2017
The company had built a ship for Tuvalu in 2009 at a cost of US$15.5 million and was working on a second vessel that it started in 2012 and was scheduled to complete in 2015, the source said. However, Ching Fu has not finished the second ship, and on June 3 and June 16 it sent ...
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Navy foils piracy attempt on Indian vessel in Gulf of Aden

DNA India 07 Oct 2017
The Navy's elite Marcos commandos on Friday foiled a piracy attempt against an Indian carrier with 26 crew members in the Gulf of Aden, a key shipping route near the southern tip of the Red Sea between Somalia and Yemen ... All 26 Indian crew members on board the Indian ship were safe.

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