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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Tokyo-- (Pacific Note)  It was a significant achievement that came out of the 8th Pacific Island Leaders Meeting earlier this year that so far has not been accorded its due recognition.

Although it’s not at the level of the European Union short-stay or the recent Russia...

Monday, September 10, 2018

   Koror – On Oct. 28, 2015, Palau President Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. signed into law the Palau National Marine Sanctuary Act, an ambitious ocean conservation initiative aimed at protecting Palau’s own marine resources as well as the world’s tuna stocks. This land...

Friday, August 3, 2018

More than 200 Palauan families displaced by court decision to return lands to original landowners


  Koror — Palau is facing a crisis due to the displacement of families as several landowners have moved to evict residents from their lands following Palau Supreme Court’...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Koror- The Palau Supreme Court yesterday ruled yesterday that Minister of Public Infrastructure, Industries, and Commerce Charles Obichang complied with the Open Government Act when he made available copies of requested documents to the Palau National Congress, instead...

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Koror, Palau -- Special Prosecutor Steven Killelea has formally given notice of his resignation as Palau’s top prosecutor having served less than three years into his five-year term.

Mr. Killelea is resigning to return home to Boston, Massachusetts with his wife who wil...

Thursday, February 1, 2018

 Koror – Palau senators are calling for the resignation of the head of the Palau Public Utilities Corporation (PPUC) due to allegations of conflict of interest in having business dealings with the utilities company.

  Sen. John Skebong on Jan. 29 asked PPUC chairman Sam...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

With the flip of a switch Thursday, Palau joins the world of high speed internet delivered through  its new submarine fiber optic cable.

Belau Submarine Cable Corporation—a state-owned enterprise that owns the cable and  wholesales its broadband capacity—has reported th...

Thursday, November 9, 2017

President Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. has signed into law a bill that bans stores or other retail establishments from distributing plastic bags at the point of sale to customers. Remengesau signed the bill Tuesday during the leadership meeting at the Palau Civic Hall.

It is...

Monday, October 30, 2017

Some wonder if Palau officials, politicians will sign the pledge too

Jennifer Koskelin-Gibbons presenting the Palau Legacy Project to the crowd at the

night market on Friday. Standing behind Gibbons are Laura Clarke and Nicolle Fagan

also of the Palau Legacy Project.


Saturday, October 7, 2017

 Koror—By the time Palauans gather to celebrate their nation’s 23rd Independence Day on October 1, a diplomatic note is expected to have arrived from the United States government formally exercising its right under the Compact of Free Association to use additional land...

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