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  • January dedicated to fighting human trafficking

    Micronesia News
    26 Jan 2015 | 10:17 am
    Proclamation: Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio signs a proclamation declaring January Stalking and Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month during a ceremony at the Latte of Freedom at Adelup, yesterday.
  • Sports Notes - Pacific Daily News

    FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA - Google News
    31 Jan 2015 | 9:03 am
    Sports NotesPacific Daily NewsPractices are 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Dededo behind Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School. Info: Amy at 987-1903. Players with Federated States of Micronesia heritage who are interested in playing in the Budweiser Amateur Baseball League ...and more »
  • Guam professor looks into health care barriers faced by Chuukese women - Marianas Variety

    CHUUK NEWS - Google News
    29 Jan 2015 | 11:12 am
    Guam professor looks into health care barriers faced by Chuukese womenMarianas VarietySmith said Chuukese women represent nine percent of women of childbearing age, yet they account for 54 percent of women with no prenatal care at birth. “I wanted to explore why (Chuukese) women in Guam and in Chuuk were not getting necessarily the ...
  • Palaszczuk's campaign party kicks off as count begins - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

    POHNPEI NEWS - Google News
    31 Jan 2015 | 1:10 am
    Palaszczuk's campaign party kicks off as count beginsRockhampton 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 ...
  • Talk Story: David Lorence - Thegardenisland.com

    kosrae NEWS - Google News
    18 Jan 2015 | 3:03 am
    Thegardenisland.comTalk Story: David LorenceThegardenisland.comKosrae, Pohnpei and Palau in Micronesia are favorites not only because of their plant life, but they also have spectacular coral reefs and marine life. I can't forget the rugged, spectacular Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia because I've nearly and more »
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  • January dedicated to fighting human trafficking

    26 Jan 2015 | 10:17 am
    Proclamation: Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio signs a proclamation declaring January Stalking and Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month during a ceremony at the Latte of Freedom at Adelup, yesterday.
  • Co-infection with Zika and Dengue Viruses in 2 Patients, New Caledonia, 2014

    21 Jan 2015 | 12:21 pm
    To the Editor: Dengue is the most prevalent arthropod-borne viral disease in tropical and subtropical countries. Every year, dengue virus infections cause more than 50 million cases, 500,000 hospitalizations, and 12,500 deaths worldwide .
  • Pacific fishermen head home after three months adrift

    14 Jan 2015 | 12:54 am
    A pair of Papua New Guinea fisherman who survived more than three months adrift in the Pacific will return home this week after recovering from their ordeal, the International Organization for Migration said Wednesday. The men -- Michael Bolong, 54, and Ambrose Wavut, 28 -- were picked up off Micronesia on November 23 after setting sail in mid-August on a fishing trip from PNG's remote Tanga Island, some 1,600 kilometres to the south.
  • USDA invests $47M in fiscal 2014

    12 Jan 2015 | 10:13 am
    United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development invested nearly $47 million in various projects throughout the Western Pacific during fiscal year 2014. Investments were made in areas including first-time home ownership, home repair and rehabilitation, community facilities, business assistance, and investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency, according to a press release from USDA.
  • Shift in Cuba Policy Amplifies Puerto Rican Calls for Statehood

    10 Jan 2015 | 10:36 pm
    It's long been thought that were there to be a 51st state, it would be Puerto Rico, the Caribbean island commonwealth that has had a sometimes complicated status as a U.S. territory dating back to the Spanish-American war. The recent decision by the U.S. to reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, has some Puerto Rican activists arguing that the same logic suggests statehood for their country.
 
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  • Sports Notes - Pacific Daily News

    31 Jan 2015 | 9:03 am
    Sports NotesPacific Daily NewsPractices are 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in Dededo behind Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School. Info: Amy at 987-1903. Players with Federated States of Micronesia heritage who are interested in playing in the Budweiser Amateur Baseball League ...and more »
  • Micronesia pursues illegal fishing charges - The Japan News

    31 Jan 2015 | 6:28 am
    The Japan NewsMicronesia pursues illegal fishing chargesThe Japan NewsThe Yomiuri ShimbunThe Federated States of Micronesia seized four Japanese purse seine vessels in October and November last year that were fishing mainly for bonito in the Pacific, sources said. They are accused of using illegal fishing methods, but
  • Foster 'a serious flight risk' - SBS

    31 Jan 2015 | 3:35 am
    Foster 'a serious flight risk'SBSHe has been held at the Brisbane watchhouse since Tuesday's court appearance, charged with dealing with the proceeds of crime greater than $100,000. The offence was allegedly committed against the Bank of the Federated States of Micronesia.
  • Conman back to face the music - SBS

    31 Jan 2015 | 3:35 am
    Conman back to face the musicSBSThe offence is alleged to have been committed against the Bank of the Federated States of Micronesia. While it did not name Foster, an AFP statement said agents had arrested a 44 year-old Gold Coast man at Brisbane International Airport who had arrived ...
  • Solomon Islands Signs Agreement with World Bank - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

    30 Jan 2015 | 4:00 pm
    Solomon Islands Signs Agreement with World BankScoop.co.nz (press release)PROP will engage with the Forum Fisheries Agency to provide regional coordination, implementation support, training and monitoring and evaluation for participating countries such as the Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of and more »
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    CHUUK NEWS - Google News

  • Guam professor looks into health care barriers faced by Chuukese women - Marianas Variety

    29 Jan 2015 | 11:12 am
    Guam professor looks into health care barriers faced by Chuukese womenMarianas VarietySmith said Chuukese women represent nine percent of women of childbearing age, yet they account for 54 percent of women with no prenatal care at birth. “I wanted to explore why (Chuukese) women in Guam and in Chuuk were not getting necessarily the ...
  • Jobs, schools draw Micronesians to western Minnesota - West Central Tribune

    29 Jan 2015 | 7:20 am
    West Central TribuneJobs, schools draw Micronesians to western MinnesotaWest Central TribuneFather Hezel worries that motivation can be a factor for Chuukese youth who started their educations in Micronesia. “They've come to think well, education is not so important. We didn't have teachers showing up every day in our schools in Chuuk
  • Conoce Chuuk y su enorme flota sumergida de barcos japoneses - El Comercio

    26 Jan 2015 | 8:24 am
    El ComercioConoce Chuuk y su enorme flota sumergida de barcos japonesesEl ComercioUno de los lugares más interesantes es Truk Lagoon o Chuuk en Micronesia, un sitio perfecto para los fanáticos de la historia y el buceo. Durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, Truk era la base aeronaval principal del ejército japonés en la zona. En 1944
  • Blue House case appeal hearing set for Feb. 23 - Pacific Daily News

    23 Jan 2015 | 9:04 am
    Pacific Daily NewsBlue House case appeal hearing set for Feb. 23Pacific Daily NewsCha was convicted in federal court for luring women from Chuuk to Guam with the promise of high-paying waitress jobs but forced them to work as prostitutes at the lounge. During Cha's federal trial, the victims testified that Quenga, Manila and a third and more »
  • Micronesian ambassador looking to 'bridge the gap' - West Central Tribune

    22 Jan 2015 | 9:18 pm
    Micronesian ambassador looking to 'bridge the gap'West Central TribuneThe Milan residents are from an island in the Micronesian state of Chuuk. Erik Thompson, president and owner of the Sun Prairie Bank in Milan, served in the Peace Corps on the Chuuk state island of Romonum in the early 1980's. The Micronesian
 
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    POHNPEI NEWS - Google News

  • Palaszczuk's campaign party kicks off as count begins - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

    31 Jan 2015 | 1:10 am
    Palaszczuk's campaign party kicks off as count beginsRockhampton 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 ...
  • Palaszczuk casts her vote amid swell of media and voters - Toowoomba Chronicle

    30 Jan 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Toowoomba ChroniclePalaszczuk casts her vote amid swell of media and votersToowoomba 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 »
  • KAP to foot LNP legal bill for false advertising claim - Toowoomba Chronicle

    30 Jan 2015 | 11:10 am
    Toowoomba ChronicleKAP to foot LNP legal bill for false advertising claimToowoomba 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 »
  • India, China envoys present credentials to FSM's Mori - Marianas Variety

    29 Jan 2015 | 11:12 am
    India, China envoys present credentials to FSM's MoriMarianas VarietyPALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services) — In separate ceremonies last week, the ambassadors of the world's two most populated nations presented their credentials to FSM President Manny Mori. On Jan. 20, 2015, India's Lalduhthlana Ralte met with ...
  • Pohnpei State Hospital gets new emergency surgical equipment - Marianas Variety

    29 Jan 2015 | 11:12 am
    Pohnpei State Hospital gets new emergency surgical equipmentMarianas VarietyPOHNPEI, FSM (Embassy of Japan) — Pohnpei State Hospital and the Embassy of Japan have finalized the project for procuring surgical and emergency surgical equipment that was signed over to the hospital on Sept. 4, 2014. On Jan. 14, 2015 the project ...
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  • Talk Story: David Lorence - Thegardenisland.com

    18 Jan 2015 | 3:03 am
    Thegardenisland.comTalk Story: David LorenceThegardenisland.comKosrae, Pohnpei and Palau in Micronesia are favorites not only because of their plant life, but they also have spectacular coral reefs and marine life. I can't forget the rugged, spectacular Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia because I've nearly and more »
  • FSM Congress postpones January session - Marianas Variety

    6 Jan 2015 | 10:23 am
    FSM Congress postpones January sessionMarianas VarietySpeaker Halbert notified FSM President Manny Mori that in consideration of the members' requests and the inauguration ceremonies for the newly elected state government officials of Kosrae and Yap, the January session will be postponed for two weeks.
  • 2014 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest Winners Announced - PR Web (press release)

    6 Jan 2015 | 12:11 am
    2014 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest Winners AnnouncedPR Web (press release)Premium prizes are provided by Villa Markisa (Bali), the Discovery Fleet (Tubbataha), Emperor Divers (Maldives), VoliVoli (Fiji), Atmosphere (Philippines), Kosrae Nautilus Resort (Micronesia), Atlantis Philippines, Wananavu (Fiji), Palau Dive and more »
  • Kosrae holds ground-breaking ceremony for bridge project - Marianas Variety

    21 Oct 2014 | 10:15 am
    Kosrae holds ground-breaking ceremony for bridge projectMarianas VarietyOKAT, Kosrae (FSM Information Services) — FSM Vice President Alik L. Alik represented the national government in the recent groundbreaking ceremony for the Chinese-funded Okat bridge project in Kosrae. In his remark, Alik conveyed the FSM's heartfelt ...
  • Rockhopper Adventure Trail Run Returns to Kosrae Island in Micronesia - PR Newswire (press release)

    12 Aug 2014 | 5:33 am
    Rockhopper Adventure Trail Run Returns to Kosrae Island in MicronesiaPR Newswire (press release)TOFOL, Federated States of Micronesia, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scuba divers and adventure travelers can now experience Kosrae's stunning tropical landscape in a different way with the second Rock Hopper Adventure Trail Run on Monday, ...and more »
 
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