Sen. Amanda Shelton on Wednesday introduced two bills that would appropriate $433,000 from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to the University of Guam and $238,190.70 to the Guam Community College.

Guam, along with five territories and 46 states, was allotted funds from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement that was created by four of the largest tobacco companies in America.

Part of the funds were set aside for UOG and...

                                                                Ngeruangel Marine Reserve. Photo courtesy of PICRC


Koror-- Ngeruangel Marine Reserve has high fish abundance and biomass, indicating effective conservation efforts in the area, according to a new study released...

November 19, 2019

Majuro-With over half of Majuro votes tabulated as of Tuesday morning, unofficial results suggest three of the five Parliament incumbents on the Marshall Islands' main atoll are in danger of losing their seats.
 
There are still five wards to tabulate as counting continues at the International Conference Centre.
 
The Marshall Islands national election moved from voting to tabulation around midnight last night, as the spotli...

November 19, 2019


 

 Gov.Lou Leon Guerrero stands next to newly appointed Superio Court Judge Dana Gutierrez after a press conference in Adelup on Nov. 19, 2019. Photo by Alex Rhowuniong

(Updated Nov. 20, 2019)

Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero on Tuesday appointed attorney Dana A. Gutierrez of Calvo Fisher & Jacob LLP to  serve as Eighth Judge of the Superior Court of Guam.

Born and raised on Guam, Gutierrez  graduated from the University of Southern Califo...

U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper met with Japan's Defense Minister Kono Taro in Bangkok, Thailand on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (Plus).

Both leaders reaffirmed that the U.S.-Japan Alliance remains the cornerstone for peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region, and discussed ongoing efforts to strengthen the Alliance to meet the dynamic challenges of today’s security environment.

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 The 68th iteration of Operation Christmas Drop is set to take to the Pacific skies, Dec. 9 hosted by the 36th Wing.

The Department of Defense’s longest recurring humanitarian mission is a long-standing annual tradition of packaging and delivering food, tools and toys to more than 57 remote islands in the South-Eastern Pacific, including the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and t...

Majuro — As the Republic of the Marshall Islands prepares for Monday’s elections, President Hilda Heine is appealing to voters to give her administration another term in office, saying the nation has surged ahead over the last four years.

  “When I came to office four years ago the Marshall Islands was in a holding pattern, and politicians were more concerned about being re-elected than governing for the people,” Heine said.

“Ye...

FSM President David W. Panuelo and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met in Tokyo on Nov. 14, affirming their alliance. Photo courtesy of FSMIS

Tokyo, Japan— Federated States of Micronesia President David W. Panuelo and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sealed their mutual commitment to the free and open Indo-Pacific Strategy, as FSM affirmed its alliance with Japan and the United States.

“On the issue of North Korea, the FSM stands...

Majuro-- Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine says the court’s recent decision on postal voting by overseas citizens will protect the integrity of the voting system, and has accused candidates who are criticizing the government of supporting corruption and vote stacking.

Heine said the government wants to find a way for overseas residents to vote securely and that the newly elected government will work on the issues, but “the...

For the ninth consecutive year, Hyatt Regency® Guam will be home to a life-size Gingerbread House this Holiday season. To celebrate this annual tradition, the Gingerbread Housewarming event will take place on Dec. 3, where the hotel will turn the key and open the holiday display.

Guests are welcome to arrive as early as 4:30 p.m. to decorate the gingerbread house with heart-shaped cookies and participate in a range of Holiday...

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