Pohnpei vessel to assist MV Hapilmohol-1 stranded in Woleai

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

The Western Central and Pacific Fisheries Commission ended on a positive note with several measures that will ensure that tuna stocks continue to be in a healthy state, earning praise from the Pacific nations and environmental groups.

But the commission rejected the pro...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Honolulu-- Another push is being made at the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission's meeting this year for an agreement on a comprehensive shark management measure.

The incidental catch of sharks while targeting other fish such as tuna has become a serious th...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Honolulu-- The outgoing chair of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission spoke from the heart as she called on nations responsible for managing half the world’s fisheries to consider future generations.

Widely-respected Chair Rhea Moss-Christian, who is com...

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Koror -- Despite broad support from Palau congressmen, the Council of Chiefs, Governors and Speakers Association, the Senate rejected the much-touted power purchase agreement with Engie EPS.

In a 10 no and 1 yes vote, the Senate did not support the  deal stating that it...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Koror- Starting Dec. 1, 2018, Palauans will be granted a visa-free entry to Taiwan.

The Taiwan embassy Koror announced that the visiting Palauans whose visits will have more than 90 days of entry.

 Taipei 101, a famous tourist attraction in Taiwan (Photo: Bernadette Carr...

Monday, November 12, 2018

Japan company seeks to match China's grab for island resources

Koror- The Ngarchelong State community of Palau is outraged over a proposed sand mining project by a Japanese company, calling the plan a serious threat to their environment and livelihood.

The proposed proje...

Koror- Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will arrive in Palau on Sunday for the first leg of her North Pacific visit, according to the Australian Embassy in Pohnpei.  

From Palau, Bishop and International Development Minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, oppositio...

 Photo by Richard Brooks 

Palau enjoyed a spectacular fireworks display and cultural show on the night of October 1 in celebration of its 23rd Independence Day.

Activities started on Friday and will last until Monday with boat races. The 45-minute fireworks display...

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Apia, Samoa- The 48th annual Pacific Islands Forum is convening in Samoa, bringing together 18 leaders of the Pacific for political discussions centering on the theme: The Blue Pacific: Our Sea of Islands-Our Security through sustainable development, management and con...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

International climate change advocate, Tony de Brum age 72 died, in Majuro, Marshall Islands.

Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. sent a letter of condolence to de Brum’s family through Marshall Island President Hilde Heine.

“On behalf of our family, Debbie and I offer...

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