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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Johnson Toribiong, Palau’s former president is seeking a return to power. He is among the four candidates vying for the presidency of Palau in the September elections. A lawyer by profession, Toribiong served as president of Palau from 2009 to 2013. He was born in Arai...

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

  With Palau President Tommy Remengesau ending his term and retiring from politics, the field of presidential election in September has drawn at least four hopefuls: Alan Seid (former senator businessman), Surangel S. Whipps Jr. (former Palauan senator and businessman)...

Monday, August 5, 2019

Guam and CNMI leaders extended condolences to the people of Palau for the passing of their former president Thomas Ongelibel Remengesau Sr. on Aug. 3. He was 89.

Remengesau Sr.  passed away at approximately 3:30 p.m. at his residence in Medalaii, Koror, according to a p...

Friday, December 28, 2018

Koror- Palau President Tommy Remengesau announced Wednesday his intention to step down from politics after his term ends in 2020.

Although he says there is more work to be done, this will be the first time Remengesau will take time off from politics.

 The president, who...

Friday, November 30, 2018

Koror (Pacific Note)- President Tommy Remengesau is most likely to support a proposed legislation legalizing medical marijuana but only if there will proper safeguards in place to ensure that it serves its intended purpose.

He however said  will not back a bill legalizi...

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...

Koror (Pacific Note)-  The weak visitor arrivals for 2018 have put a strain on Palau’s economy with all tourism-related revenues showing a slowdown.

Minister of Finance Elbuchel Sadang told the media at a press conference Wednesday that all the tourism-related revenue r...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Koror-- Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. urged the Taiwan government to boost business ties and tourism with his country to further strengthen the two nations’ “friendship.”

This was among Remengesau’s key messages during the state banquet Monday night hosted by Tai...

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...

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Koror-- Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. will meet Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen as well as senior Taiwan officials, in his first official visit since Tsai was elected.

                       

The state visi...

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