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February 25, 2020

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January 4, 2020

HireChuuk workforce in Chuuk will soon become part of Guam Department of Labor’s HireGuam network. The plan is currently being developed by a Guam-based marketing research and development company.


With a ceremony hosted onboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6), Pacific Partnership 2019 concluded the fourth mission stop in Chuuk, Federated State...

March 4, 2019

Seventy-five years ago in 1944 sunrise was at 6:10 a.m. Operation Hailstone, the American navy’s campaign to neutralize firepower over Truk Lagoon was underway.

Thirty waves of 72 planes were launched...

October 6, 2018

Amid speculation, confusion and conflicting accounts of Air Niugini Flight 73’s crash in Chuuk on Sept. 28, what stood out the most were the selfless acts and heroism of the local fishermen and U.S. s...

September 28, 2018

  “I’m alive and that’s an extremely good thing,” said journalist Bill Jaynes, one of the passengers on board Air Niugini’s Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which crashed in a lagoon off in Chuuk Friday morni...

An Air Niugini plane crashed in a lagoon off Weno airport in Chuuk on Friday morning.

Pictures and videos of passengers being rescued and evacuated from the crash site were posted on the social media.


September 6, 2018

   I have uttered the term “Third World” before, mostly out of frustration when the electricity went out, or the internet signal reduced to the point where I could not check my email, or while wa...

September 5, 2018

  “We are no longer locals when our homes are gone.” Such a sobering statement this early in the morning at the breakfast table in Palau. My new friend sipped his coffee and looked out across the stre...

September 3, 2018

Recurring incidents of unjust labor practices and human trafficking by a retail store in the Federated States of Micronesia have remained unaddressed despite numerous complaints filed by alleged victi...

August 2, 2018

Compact of Free Association will never be on the table again for any country in the world

On March 5, 2019, the citizens of Chuuk will head to the polls for a secession vote. The Chuuk Independence Mov...

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