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August 13, 2020

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Palikir, Pohnpei — Federated States of Micronesia President David W. Panuelo on Monday issued a presidential proclamation ordering the FSM flag to be lowered at half-mast for four days in honor of the late Speaker Fernando Scaliem, of the 9th Pohnpei State Legislature,...

Friday, May 10, 2019

A regional fisheries meeting in Pohnpei has produced an initiative to put responsibility for the conditions under which fishing crews work directly on fishing vessel operators. This is to be accomplished by putting crew conditions within the minimum requirements to obt...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pohnpei Legislature overrides governor’s veto of streamlined Foreign Investment law

Pohnpei (The Kaselehlie Press)— On Sept. 6, the Pohnpei State Legislature overrode Gov. Marcelo Peterson’s veto of a bill on Foreign Investment regulations.

 In so doing, the bill became...

Wednesday, 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 street at the half-lit Massage Parlor sign and sighed. He has lived here...

Monday, 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 victims.

The complaints came from persons who worked for Padma Enterprises,...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Island bureaucracy triumphs over charitable medical care provider; the message seems to be, “We don’t want you here”

Dr. Michael Leppert went back to school at the age of 32 to earn a medical degree in dentistry. Up until then he had been an electrical and mechanical en...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

                                 Pohnpeians protest sea cucumber harvest by Young Sun Corp. in this 2016 file photo. Photo by Kaselehlie Press


Pohnpei (Kaselehlie Press) —The Secretar...

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...

Friday, May 4, 2018

As more locals in Pohnpei rely on local markets to buy their fish, the question of food safety becomes an ever more pressing issue.

  A snapshot study sponsored by MarAlliance, a San Francisco-based organization aiming to support “positive change for threatened marine w...

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