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  • Pacific countries won't lose FAA...

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    28 Jul 2015 | 6:56 pm
    Concerns that the relocation of the US Federal Aviation Administration line of communications could impact the access of Freely Associated States to the FAA's Airport Improvement Program, have been allayed. The FAA announced earlier this year that it was consolidating bilateral communications from Los Angeles to its office in Japan.
  • Marshalls hosts 15th Micronesia Presidents Summit - Marianas Variety

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    29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    Marshalls hosts 15th Micronesia Presidents SummitMarianas VarietyMAJURO, Marshall Islands (FSM Information Services) — FSM President Peter M. Christian attended his first Micronesia Presidents Summit here on July 14-15. The annual summit of the presidents of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau ...
  • ABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications Corporation - Satellite Today

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    28 Jul 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Satellite TodayABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications CorporationSatellite TodayFSMTC is a public corporation established by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to provide all telecommunications services throughout the country. The island nation is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae in the West Pacific ...
  • Rapist 'distressed' to learn victim had HIV - Toowoomba Chronicle

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    29 Jul 2015 | 12:25 pm
    Toowoomba ChronicleRapist 'distressed' to learn victim had HIVToowoomba ChronicleGrowing up she moved around different places including Sydney, Moree, Wollongong and lived for about two years as a high school student on a small island in Micronesia called Pohnpei. Pam loves water sports, including SCUBA diving, snorkelling and ...and more »
  • ABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications Corporation - Satellite Today

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    28 Jul 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Satellite TodayABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications CorporationSatellite TodayFSMTC is a public corporation established by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to provide all telecommunications services throughout the country. The island nation is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae in the West Pacific ...
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  • Pacific countries won't lose FAA...

    28 Jul 2015 | 6:56 pm
    Concerns that the relocation of the US Federal Aviation Administration line of communications could impact the access of Freely Associated States to the FAA's Airport Improvement Program, have been allayed. The FAA announced earlier this year that it was consolidating bilateral communications from Los Angeles to its office in Japan.
  • And the Lord said retire: the Rev. Jack Belsom leaves legacy

    28 Jul 2015 | 9:41 am
    When he was called to serve at then-Iao Congregational Church in October 1992, the Rev. Jack Belsom thought he might stay for a few years to help resolve issues, as he had done at other churches.
  • Commentary: Climate change: Time for talking is over

    23 Jul 2015 | 7:29 pm
    By Sir Ronald Sanders Imagine if, on the anniversary of its independence, the friendliest message your nation gets is that, if your country sinks underwater, a nearby island is willing to give your people refuge. That means picking up whatever you might salvage and leaving behind your homeland, your possessions and your entire heritage.
  • O3b to provide high speed...

    22 Jul 2015 | 11:15 am
    Global satellite service provider O3b Networks yesterday announced a major long-term capacity deal to provide high-speed, low-latency capacity to the Palau National Communications Corporation and the Federated States of Micronesia Telecommunications Corporation . This is the same provider with which American Samoa Telecommunication Authority signed an agreement earlier this year to provide up to 1.2Gbps of future broadband connectivity for Internet and other services for American Samoa, targeting a start date in the 4th quarter of this year.
  • Zika virus: Following the path of dengue and chikungunya?

    20 Jul 2015 | 5:33 pm
    Thanks to Greg Folkers for sending the link to this report in The Lancet : Zika virus: following the path of dengue and chikungunya? On May 7, 2015, the Pan American Health Organization issued an alert about potential Zika virus transmission in northeast Brazil.1 This has now been confirmed with wide spread of the disease, underscoring the potential for ZIKV to spread globally, similar to dengue and chikungunya viruses. ZIKV is an emerging arthropod-borne virus that was first isolated from a Rhesus monkey in Uganda, in 1947.
 
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  • Marshalls hosts 15th Micronesia Presidents Summit - Marianas Variety

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:00 am
    Marshalls hosts 15th Micronesia Presidents SummitMarianas VarietyMAJURO, Marshall Islands (FSM Information Services) — FSM President Peter M. Christian attended his first Micronesia Presidents Summit here on July 14-15. The annual summit of the presidents of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau ...
  • New bilingual education tool for Micronesia - Radio New Zealand

    29 Jul 2015 | 2:00 am
    New bilingual education tool for MicronesiaRadio New ZealandThe ADB's Pacific education specialist Chimi Thondon says the system uses regular one on one assessments to gauge student progress and areas of difficulty and was trialled in the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands. Ms Thondon says ...
  • A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of ... - SatNews Publishers

    27 Jul 2015 | 8:32 am
    A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of SatNews PublishersThis capacity agreement will provide internet connectivity to support FSMTC's growing business. The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is an independent, sovereign island nation that is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae in the ...and more »
  • Case highlights shortage of court interpreters in Hawaii - Albany Times Union

    25 Jul 2015 | 11:22 am
    Albany Times UnionCase highlights shortage of court interpreters in HawaiiAlbany Times UnionThe deal, known as the Compact of Free Association, lets citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau live and work freely in the United States in exchange for allowing the U.S and more »
  • Micronesia learns climate speak - Radio New Zealand

    13 Jul 2015 | 10:51 am
    Radio New ZealandMicronesia learns climate speakRadio New ZealandSenior officials from the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands are in Pohnpei this week to learn from regional and international climate change experts as they prepare their country positions for Paris. The workshop is funded
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  • ABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications Corporation - Satellite Today

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Satellite TodayABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications CorporationSatellite TodayFSMTC is a public corporation established by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to provide all telecommunications services throughout the country. The island nation is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae in the West Pacific ...
  • BC's Tales of the Pacific: The island of endless sex - Marianas Variety

    27 Jul 2015 | 9:52 am
    BC's Tales of the Pacific: The island of endless sexMarianas VarietyIs Kaytalugi really Chuuk, Yap, or Saipan? We know that nudity was commonplace among island cultures until very recently, and that these islands are largely matriarchal. Hmmm. Also, this story bears striking resemblance to the European legend of
  • Palau Humanities announces June 2015 Micronesian icons - Marianas Variety

    27 Jul 2015 | 9:52 am
    Palau Humanities announces June 2015 Micronesian iconsMarianas VarietyThe Philippine donation to Yap and Chuuk was also recognized. For their photos on religion, peace and harmony the following are commended: Daniel Rebelkuul, Ungiang Faustino, Rosita Ngiraului and Ida Ngirchurong. Advocate and educator Peter Billibei ...
  • A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of ... - SatNews Publishers

    27 Jul 2015 | 8:32 am
    A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of SatNews PublishersThis capacity agreement will provide internet connectivity to support FSMTC's growing business. The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is an independent, sovereign island nation that is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae in the ...and more »
  • Case highlights shortage of court interpreters in Hawaii - Albany Times Union

    25 Jul 2015 | 11:22 am
    Albany Times UnionCase highlights shortage of court interpreters in HawaiiAlbany Times UnionMarshallese is the third most frequently requested language, after Chuukese, spoken by those in Micronesia's Chuuk state, and Ilocano, a Filipino language, Tulang-De Silva said. About 15,000 people in Hawaii speak Chuukese, said Robin Fritz, foreign ...and more »
 
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  • Rapist 'distressed' to learn victim had HIV - Toowoomba Chronicle

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:25 pm
    Toowoomba ChronicleRapist 'distressed' to learn victim had HIVToowoomba ChronicleGrowing up she moved around different places including Sydney, Moree, Wollongong and lived for about two years as a high school student on a small island in Micronesia called Pohnpei. Pam loves water sports, including SCUBA diving, snorkelling and ...and more »
  • Lawyers claim judge was unfair in sex-crime trial - Mackay Daily Mercury

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:14 pm
    Lawyers claim judge was unfair in sex-crime trialMackay Daily MercuryGrowing up she moved around different places including Sydney, Moree, Wollongong and lived for about two years as a high school student on a small island in Micronesia called Pohnpei. Pam loves water sports, including SCUBA diving, snorkelling and ...and more »
  • Legal battle over Airlie aqua park moves closer to home - Whitsunday Times

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:07 pm
    Whitsunday TimesLegal battle over Airlie aqua park moves closer to homeWhitsunday TimesGrowing up she moved around different places including Sydney, Moree, Wollongong and lived for about two years as a high school student on a small island in Micronesia called Pohnpei. Pam loves water sports, including SCUBA diving, snorkelling and ...and more »
  • ABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications Corporation - Satellite Today

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Satellite TodayABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications CorporationSatellite TodayFSMTC is a public corporation established by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to provide all telecommunications services throughout the country. The island nation is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae in the West Pacific ...
  • Alleged shed-rip off merchant to face court next month - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:08 pm
    Alleged shed-rip off merchant to face court next monthRockhampton Morning BulletinGrowing up she moved around different places including Sydney, Moree, Wollongong and lived for about two years as a high school student on a small island in Micronesia called Pohnpei. Pam loves water sports, including SCUBA diving, snorkelling and ...and more »
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  • ABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications Corporation - Satellite Today

    28 Jul 2015 | 12:19 pm
    Satellite TodayABS Inks Multi-Transponder Deal with FSM Telecommunications CorporationSatellite TodayFSMTC is a public corporation established by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to provide all telecommunications services throughout the country. The island nation is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae in the West Pacific ...
  • And the Lord said retire: the Rev. Jack Belsom leaves legacy - Albany Times Union

    28 Jul 2015 | 8:03 am
    And the Lord said retire: the Rev. Jack Belsom leaves legacyAlbany Times Union"We're going to miss Pastor Jack," said Lydio Kurr, who was among church members from Kosrae who sang farewell songs for Belsom. "This man really opened his heart and gave us an opportunity," said Youlida Yoruw, who is also from Kosrae. "This church ...and more »
  • A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of ... - SatNews Publishers

    27 Jul 2015 | 8:32 am
    A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of SatNews PublishersThis capacity agreement will provide internet connectivity to support FSMTC's growing business. The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is an independent, sovereign island nation that is comprised of four states: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae in the ...and more »
  • Guam DOE delegation to attend international conference - Pacific Daily News

    24 Jul 2015 | 6:17 am
    Pacific Daily NewsGuam DOE delegation to attend international conferencePacific Daily NewsTeachers from Guam, American Samoa, Chuuk, Hawaii, Kosrae, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Pohnpei and Yap will be recognized during a special Pacific teachers of the year awards ceremony. The 2015 Guam Teacher of the Year, ...
  • Football: Micronesia on path to a massive learning curve - New Zealand Herald

    18 Jul 2015 | 3:11 pm
    Football: Micronesia on path to a massive learning curveNew Zealand HeraldThe Federated States of Micronesia consist of four states - Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae - spread across 607 islands in the west of the Pacific Ocean. It's isolated. Guam is 1600km to the north, and Papua New Guinea is 2100km south-west. Although it and more »
 
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