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  • Pacific to Address the Future of Humanitarian Relief

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    29 Jun 2015 | 5:26 pm
    Co-chaired by Australia, New Zealand and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs , the Pacific is the seventh of eight regional consultations being held ahead of the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016. "Humanitarian needs are on the rise around the world and across the Pacific.
  • Migrant issue could be raised as Jewell visits - Pacific Daily News

    FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA - Google News
    2 Jul 2015 | 4:49 am
    Migrant issue could be raised as Jewell visitsPacific Daily NewsThe past few months, Guam officials have called on the Interior to help Guam get more federal financial assistance to cope with an increasing number of immigrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands. Under the three ...and more »
  • Chan-Hom May Become Typhoon Overnight - Pacific News Center

    CHUUK NEWS - Google News
    2 Jul 2015 | 12:37 am
    Stars and StripesChan-Hom May Become Typhoon OvernightPacific News Center"The biggest question is how is how are the tropical storm and the circulation near Chuuk it's a weakening circulation how are they going to interact? Basically the weakening circulation will tend to keep the tropical storm moving along the Westward NASA sees heavy rain in Tropical Cyclone Chan-HomPhys.OrgTropical storm approaching Guam, expected to become typhoonHonolulu Star-Advertiserall 60 news articles »
  • Long Beach man serves as steel worker for Seabees - Orange County Breeze

    POHNPEI NEWS - Google News
    2 Jul 2015 | 8:28 am
    Orange County BreezeLong Beach man serves as steel worker for SeabeesOrange County Breeze“I deployed to Pohnpei as a lead steel worker during a remodel of a leprosy treatment center and a school,” said Beveridge. With nearly 600 personnel assigned to the battalion, jobs are highly varied and every job plays an important role in keeping the ...and more »
  • FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9 - Marianas Variety

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    1 Jul 2015 | 10:18 am
    FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9Marianas VarietySchools that have been selected to participate in the National Law Day Debate this year include the Saraman Chuuk Academy, representing the State of Chuuk; Kosrae High School, representing the State of Kosrae; Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, ...
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  • Pacific to Address the Future of Humanitarian Relief

    29 Jun 2015 | 5:26 pm
    Co-chaired by Australia, New Zealand and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs , the Pacific is the seventh of eight regional consultations being held ahead of the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016. "Humanitarian needs are on the rise around the world and across the Pacific.
  • Still-developing disturbance could threaten Marianas, Taiwan, Okinawa

    28 Jun 2015 | 1:14 am
    The disturbance, which would become the ninth numbered storm of the northwest Pacific's tropical cyclone season, is forecast to gradually turn west-northwest and could threaten the Marianas islands later this week. Where it heads beyond that is way too soon to tell, officials said; computer models are all over the place at this point, some pointing it toward the Philippines, others toward Taiwan, possibly grazing Okinawa, and another curving sharply northeast toward the Tokyo-Kanto Plain area.
  • Zika Virus Outbreak, Bahia, Brazil

    18 Jun 2015 | 8:56 am
    To the Editor: Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus related to yellow fever virus, dengue virus , and West Nile virus . It is a single-stranded positive RNA virus that is closely related to the Spondweni virus and is transmitted by many Aedes spp.
  • Pacific Islands Forum, EU sign 200 mln USD development partnership program

    16 Jun 2015 | 12:40 am
    The European Union and the Fiji-based Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat on Tuesday signed a development partnership program worth 166 million euros , the secretariat announced. Neven Mimica, European commissioner for international cooperation and development and Dame Meg Taylor, secretary-general of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, signed the Pacific Regional Indicative Programme in Suva.
  • The Bougainville referendum-lessons from other places

    14 Jun 2015 | 1:35 pm
    BETWEEN 1861 and 2011, the world experienced 49 independence referendums and Bougainville's coming referendum - due at some time before 2120 - is to join this significant line. In the first three referendums of 1861, Texas, Tennessee and Virginia voted for independence but the majority voted to form the United States - and that is what happened.
 
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  • Migrant issue could be raised as Jewell visits - Pacific Daily News

    2 Jul 2015 | 4:49 am
    Migrant issue could be raised as Jewell visitsPacific Daily NewsThe past few months, Guam officials have called on the Interior to help Guam get more federal financial assistance to cope with an increasing number of immigrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands. Under the three ...and more »
  • Images: Service members donate wheelchairs to schools in the Federated ... - DVIDS (press release)

    2 Jul 2015 | 3:58 am
    Images: Service members donate wheelchairs to schools in the Federated DVIDS (press release)KOLONIA, Pohnpei (July 1, 2015) – Senior Chief Logistics Specialist Arturo Hurel guides a forklift to pick up pallets containing more than 20 wheelchairs aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) July 1.
  • One debacle to the next: Why are we like this? - Rappler

    1 Jul 2015 | 8:15 pm
    One debacle to the next: Why are we like this?RapplerCompounding this challenge are the 120 to 175 different languages that our people speak. Caught in the same predicament are Indonesia, also poor, with 11 major islands, the Maldives and the Federated States of Micronesia with around 600 islands. Japan ...and more »
  • Witness: He was like a machine, hitting and kicking with everything he had - Maui News

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:56 am
    Maui NewsWitness: He was like a machine, hitting and kicking with everything he hadMaui NewsIn his opening statement to jurors, Rivera said both men were immigrants - Jose from the Philippines and Ranep from Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia - and both worked for ABM, a cleaning company that did maintenance for West Maui businesses ...and more »
  • Kakaako efforts aim to boost outreach and enforcement - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

    1 Jul 2015 | 4:32 am
    Kakaako efforts aim to boost outreach and enforcementHonolulu Star-AdvertiserBroder Van Dyke said the city also plans to award the contract for a community assistance program that will reach out to mentally ill homeless residents and those from the Federated States of Micronesia. Login for more... SUBSCRIBER LOGIN: Email.
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  • Chan-Hom May Become Typhoon Overnight - Pacific News Center

    2 Jul 2015 | 12:37 am
    Stars and StripesChan-Hom May Become Typhoon OvernightPacific News Center"The biggest question is how is how are the tropical storm and the circulation near Chuuk it's a weakening circulation how are they going to interact? Basically the weakening circulation will tend to keep the tropical storm moving along the Westward NASA sees heavy rain in Tropical Cyclone Chan-HomPhys.OrgTropical storm approaching Guam, expected to become typhoonHonolulu Star-Advertiserall 60 news articles »
  • FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9 - Marianas Variety

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:18 am
    FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9Marianas VarietySchools that have been selected to participate in the National Law Day Debate this year include the Saraman Chuuk Academy, representing the State of Chuuk; Kosrae High School, representing the State of Kosrae; Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, ...
  • Myths on giving Vitamin C to prevent colds - Sun.Star

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:31 am
    Sun.StarMyths on giving Vitamin C to prevent coldsSun.StarThis is reiterated by Dr. Fluerge Padayhag-Ajul, a Kagay-anon pediatrician currently working in Chuuk State Hospital, Federated States of Micronesia and mom to Gabby and Zoey. According to Dra. Padayhag-Ajul, “What it boils down to is how strong ang ...
  • Philippines donates $50000 for Chuuk and Yap typhoon relief - Marianas Variety

    30 Jun 2015 | 10:19 am
    Philippines donates $50000 for Chuuk and Yap typhoon reliefMarianas VarietyPALIKIR, FSM (Department of Foreign Affairs/FSM Information Services) — On June 23, 2015, Marciano de Borja, consul general of the Republic of the Philippines to Guam and the FSM, paid a courtesy call on Vice President,T.H. Yosiwo P. George to hand ...
  • NWS Monitors Two Circulations - KUAM.com

    29 Jun 2015 | 6:02 pm
    NWS Monitors Two CirculationsKUAM.comAt the same time, the circulation near Chuuk may drift toward the east-northeast and gradually be absorbed into the first circulation. The NWS states that this scenario could bring a gradual increase in rain and thunderstorms to the Marianas by the end and more »
 
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  • Long Beach man serves as steel worker for Seabees - Orange County Breeze

    2 Jul 2015 | 8:28 am
    Orange County BreezeLong Beach man serves as steel worker for SeabeesOrange County Breeze“I deployed to Pohnpei as a lead steel worker during a remodel of a leprosy treatment center and a school,” said Beveridge. With nearly 600 personnel assigned to the battalion, jobs are highly varied and every job plays an important role in keeping the ...and more »
  • Typhoon 09W (Chan-hom), # 8: Direct hit on Guam; Okinawa could be next - Stars and Stripes (blog)

    2 Jul 2015 | 7:47 am
    Stars and Stripes (blog)Typhoon 09W (Chan-hom), # 8: Direct hit on Guam; Okinawa could be nextStars and Stripes (blog)As advised by the National Weather Service (NWS), Tropical Storm Chan-hom (TS 09W) is 305 miles north-northeast of Pohnpei and moving northwest toward the Mariana Islands. There are no watches or warnings in effect for Guam at this time. As of 2 p.m. ...Typhoon Watch Issued For Guam Rota Tinian & SaipanPacific News CenterTropical disturbance may threaten NMI next weekMarianas Varietyall 60 news articles »
  • Wilmar Sugar to face dual legal actions - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

    1 Jul 2015 | 12:13 pm
    Rockhampton Morning BulletinWilmar Sugar to face dual legal actionsRockhampton 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 »
  • FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9 - Marianas Variety

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:18 am
    FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9Marianas VarietyThe National Law Day Organizing committee invites everyone to join the event on July 9, 2015 to celebrate the National Law Day Debate in Palikir, Pohnpei. The ceremony will start at 9 a.m. and you can either be at the Supreme Court complex or join
  • Pohnpei Legislature impeaches governor - Marianas Variety

    30 Jun 2015 | 8:04 am
    Pohnpei Legislature impeaches governorMarianas VarietyThe Constitution says that the next step is for the Pohnpei Supreme Court Chief Justice to convene a tribunal of three justices. The tribunal will appoint a special prosecutor subject to the advice and consent of a majority of the Pohnpei State
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  • FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9 - Marianas Variety

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:18 am
    FSM to hold National Law Day debate on July 9Marianas VarietySchools that have been selected to participate in the National Law Day Debate this year include the Saraman Chuuk Academy, representing the State of Chuuk; Kosrae High School, representing the State of Kosrae; Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, ...
  • Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert issued on disturbance near Pohn'pei - Stars and Stripes (blog)

    29 Jun 2015 | 8:44 pm
    Stars and Stripes (blog)Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert issued on disturbance near Pohn'peiStars and Stripes (blog)National Weather Service on Guam's latest statement said Pohn'pei and Kosrae can expect from 4 to 7 inches of rain as the system develops, possibly causing landslides and flooding. The disturbance, which would become the ninth numbered storm of the ...and more »
  • Guam watches weather systems - Pacific Daily News

    28 Jun 2015 | 8:54 am
    Pacific Daily NewsGuam watches weather systemsPacific Daily NewsThe National Weather Service is tracking two slow developing weather systems — one that was positioned about 440 miles south of Guam and another about 1,163 miles southeast of the island as of yesterday. The paths of the storms are unclear at this Second disturbance forms south of Guam; questions remain about each systemStars and Stripes (blog)Tropical disturbance in the region could mean rough skiesKUAM.comall 14 news articles »
  • Are you at risk of cancer? Anne Wojcicki's controversial home DNA testing kit ... - Telegraph.co.uk

    27 Jun 2015 | 12:04 am
    Telegraph.co.ukAre you at risk of cancer? Anne Wojcicki's controversial home DNA testing kit Telegraph.co.ukHe told her about a genetics project with the Micronesian island of Kosrae that planned to explore the DNA variations linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. The amount of potential DNA data that the study would collect, Stoffel told her and more »
  • Two Circulations in Micronesia - Pacific News Center

    26 Jun 2015 | 1:08 am
    Two Circulations in MicronesiaPacific News Center"Invest area 94W is well south of Guam enar 7N144E…and invest area 95W is south of Kosrae near 3N163E," the Weather Service writes in more detail. However, other than the fact that two circulations are expected to develop slowly, NWS did not mention ...and more »
 
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