Before I celebrated another birthday last month, I attended my seven-year-old niece’s Barbie-themed birthday party at a pizza restaurant. The balloons were in all shades of pink. The party hats were pink. My niece wore pink from headband to shoes. I’m not fond of pink so I wore a purple top. At least, it’s still near to pink, as there were purple balloons all over the place. I don’t remember my parents throwing a birthday party for me with such flair. I think there was one ti
From the folks who didn't get the cruise ship to the Micro-Games On Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., a tugboat entered Yap’s Port of Entry without legal documents including Port Clearance, Maritime Declarations of Health, Deratting Certificates or Customs Clearance. The Environmental Health Services Health Quarantine officer attempted to deny the tugboat Ocean Support entry to the port by diverting it to the quarantine buoy near Nungoch Island. But the Port Agent informed
Alex Boyé puts on a memorable show Colonia, Yap. It didn’t take long before the children joined Alex Boyé and began imitating his moves as he danced and slid, sang and teased the crowd at the Matson Yap Sports Complex to the beat of his African-infused songs. The flash of his gold high top sneakers encouraged even the shyest among them to join the joyful performance while their parents and families laughed, swayed and clapped from the bleachers. The closing ceremony of the 2
Dr. Thomas Krise will start his term as the 11th president of the University on Aug. 6, according to the UOG Board of Regents. Krise, a retired Air Force officer who served as president of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, will succeed Dr. Robert Underwood, who is retiring but will remain employed with the university until Aug. 25 to complete key projects and assist with the transition. Krise will serve as the chief executive officer of the university for fiv
The Department of Public Health and Social Services, the Guam Breastfeeding Action Team of the Non-Communicable Disease Consortium, Guam Memorial Hospital Authority, Guam Regional Medical City, Guam Community College, University of Guam, Breastfeeding World and other community partners are please to recognize August 2018 as “ Guam Breastfeeding Awareness Month." The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action has declared this year’s theme, “Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life." Th
Who knew? GVB Director of Global Marketing Pilar Laguaña holds Guam's award for being selected as one of the world's top safety destinations for female travelers in 2018. Guam ranked fifth in the top 20 global destinations selected by China newspaper. Beijing, China-- The Guam Visitors Bureau has announced that Guam was recently selected as one of the world’s top safety destinations in 2018 for female travelers.
The ranking was done through reviewing, scoring and voting fro