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  • Guam to back higher compact funding

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    23 Apr 2015 | 11:50 am
    Support: John Farnum expresses support for an increase to the annual appropriation for compact-impact aid from Congress from $30 million to $185 million during a public hearing on a Resolution 52-33 at the Guam Legislature on April 23. Lori Francisco/Pacific Daily News/lfrancisco@guampdn.com A public hearing yesterday at the Legislature on a resolution supporting an increase in federal for compact-impact aid from $30 million a year to $185 million a year.
  • FSM's Mori requests US emergency declaration - Marianas Variety

    FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA - Google News
    26 Apr 2015 | 12:23 pm
    FSM's Mori requests US emergency declarationMarianas Variety... have revealed widespread devastation in these two states, prompting FSM President Manny Mori to send a letter to President Obama requesting a U.S. presidential disaster declaration for the affected areas of the Federated States of Micronesia. If and more »
  • Herman's Modern Bakery extends support to Chuuk, Yap - Marianas Variety

    CHUUK NEWS - Google News
    20 Apr 2015 | 12:33 pm
    Herman's Modern Bakery extends support to Chuuk, YapMarianas Variety(Press Release) — Herman's Modern Bakery has reached out to Chuuk and Yap which are trying to recover from the onslaught of supertyphoon Maysak. “This is a small way for us to assist both islands with the continued effort to support and assist our ...Food and water still problem for FSM in wake of Typhoon MaysakRadio Australiaall 5 news articles »
  • Labor MPs may not get a conscience vote on gay marriage - Toowoomba Chronicle

    POHNPEI NEWS - Google News
    26 Apr 2015 | 1:11 pm
    Labor MPs may not get a conscience vote on gay marriageToowoomba 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 »
  • UPDATE: Tropical cyclone alert for Pohnpei, Kosrae due to developing storm - Pacific Daily News

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    2 Apr 2015 | 4:04 pm
    Pacific Daily NewsUPDATE: Tropical cyclone alert for Pohnpei, Kosrae due to developing stormPacific Daily NewsSome flooding may be possible for Kosrae, the alert states. Similar conditions could affect Chuuk state in the next day or two. The Weather Service said it's closely monitoring the system as it could track it's way up to the Marianas and will have a Tropical Depression 05W will not affect the Marianas.Pacific News Centerall 6 news articles »
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  • Guam to back higher compact funding

    23 Apr 2015 | 11:50 am
    Support: John Farnum expresses support for an increase to the annual appropriation for compact-impact aid from Congress from $30 million to $185 million during a public hearing on a Resolution 52-33 at the Guam Legislature on April 23. Lori Francisco/Pacific Daily News/lfrancisco@guampdn.com A public hearing yesterday at the Legislature on a resolution supporting an increase in federal for compact-impact aid from $30 million a year to $185 million a year.
  • Island Nations on the Climate Change Front Lines Need New Support

    22 Apr 2015 | 9:37 am
    Late last month, packing gusts above 180 miles per hour, Typhoon Maysak tore into the Federated States of Micronesia, killing 5 people and demolishing entire villages that were in its path. Just two weeks before, Cyclone Pam killed at least 24 in Vanuatu and demolished as much as 90 percent of the island nation's building stock.
  • ARRL "Ham Aid" HF Gear Arrives in Micronesia in Wake of Tropical Cyclone

    17 Apr 2015 | 8:58 am
    An ARRL " Ham Aid " kit of HF gear has arrived in Federated States of Micronesia as part of a relief effort in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Maysak. The Ham Aid equipment accompanied a shipment of radio gear, tools, and supplies that John Bush, KH6DLK/V63JB, took from Hawaii to FSM last week.
  • Resilient residents rebuild in Micronesia after Typhoon Maysak

    16 Apr 2015 | 11:41 pm
    More than two weeks after Typhoon Maysak lashed the Federated States of Micronesia , aid workers are still working to provide emergency assistance to those in need. Volunteers from the Red Cross carried out assessments in the remote islands of Chuuk and Yap states, the areas most severely affected by the storm.
  • Former Congressman Faleomavaega Speaks at ASCC

    16 Apr 2015 | 7:26 pm
    This past Tuesday, April 14th, former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin accepted an invitation from the American Samoa Community College Social Science Department to participate in a forum on the subject of American Samoa's political status. Before a standing room only audience in the Lecture Hall, the former Congressman discussed at length his experiences during his long years of service as American Samoa's representative in Washington, and his views on the Territory's relationship with the United States.
 
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  • FSM's Mori requests US emergency declaration - Marianas Variety

    26 Apr 2015 | 12:23 pm
    FSM's Mori requests US emergency declarationMarianas Variety... have revealed widespread devastation in these two states, prompting FSM President Manny Mori to send a letter to President Obama requesting a U.S. presidential disaster declaration for the affected areas of the Federated States of Micronesia. If and more »
  • Bitcoin: A Target Without an Army to Defend It (Op-Ed) - CoinTelegraph

    26 Apr 2015 | 8:26 am
    CoinTelegraphBitcoin: A Target Without an Army to Defend It (Op-Ed)CoinTelegraphTo give a little real-world perspective, there are currently 15 countries without armies, and those are the lands of Andorra, Costa Rica, Grenada, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Saint Lucia and more »
  • Study targets diabetes in group - Northwest Arkansas News

    23 Apr 2015 | 11:21 pm
    Study targets diabetes in groupNorthwest Arkansas NewsThe center will divide time between doing research and spearheading community health programs for Pacific Islander populations including Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia ...and more »
  • Guam to back higher compact funding - Pacific Daily News

    23 Apr 2015 | 10:04 am
    Pacific Daily NewsGuam to back higher compact fundingPacific Daily News... and the state of Hawaii, resulting from increased demands placed on health, educational, and other social services by individuals from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau," the
  • Island Nations on the Climate Change Front Lines Need New Support - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

    22 Apr 2015 | 8:00 am
    Island Nations on the Climate Change Front Lines Need New SupportU.S. News & World Report (blog)UNITED NATIONS – Late last month, packing gusts above 180 miles per hour, Typhoon Maysak tore into the Federated States of Micronesia, killing 5 people and demolishing entire villages that were in its path. Just two weeks before, Cyclone Pam killed at ...
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  • Herman's Modern Bakery extends support to Chuuk, Yap - Marianas Variety

    20 Apr 2015 | 12:33 pm
    Herman's Modern Bakery extends support to Chuuk, YapMarianas Variety(Press Release) — Herman's Modern Bakery has reached out to Chuuk and Yap which are trying to recover from the onslaught of supertyphoon Maysak. “This is a small way for us to assist both islands with the continued effort to support and assist our ...Food and water still problem for FSM in wake of Typhoon MaysakRadio Australiaall 5 news articles »
  • US Aid Estimates Chuuk and Yap Typhoon Damage At $8 Million Dollars - Pacific News Center

    17 Apr 2015 | 1:32 am
    Pacific Daily NewsUS Aid Estimates Chuuk and Yap Typhoon Damage At $8 Million DollarsPacific News CenterGuam – U.S. Aid has completed a preliminary typhoon damage assessment in the FSM states of Chuuk and Yap. According to their report there are four confirmed deaths resulting from typhoon Maysak and ten injuries. It's estimated that over 28 thousand ...Typhoon Maysak: Resilient residents rebuild in Federated States of Micronesia ABC OnlineGuam relief supplies arrive in YapPacific Daily NewsFood and water an ongoing issue post-Cyclone Maysak in FSMRadio Australiaall 5 news…
  • Food and Other Supplies For Chuuk & Yap Are Stuck on Guam - Pacific News Center

    13 Apr 2015 | 1:48 am
    KUAM.comFood and Other Supplies For Chuuk & Yap Are Stuck on GuamPacific News CenterGuam - Containers with relief supplies bound for Chuuk and Yap should be arriving there any day now. Two containers were shipped off to Yap and one to Chuuk but one full forty foot container is stuck on Guam because the ships had no more room.Guam rallies to speed aide to Chuuk & YapKUAM.comReaching remote communties with relief after Typhoon MaysakInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent SocietiesTwo 20-foot containers filled with relief goods for Yap and ChuukMarianas VarietyHonolulu…
  • Emergency supplies heading for FSM's Chuuk state - Radio Australia

    9 Apr 2015 | 4:37 pm
    Earthweek - A Diary of the PlanetEmergency supplies heading for FSM's Chuuk stateRadio AustraliaThe powerful category five storm tore through the states of Chuuk and Yap more than a week ago. The National Emergency Management Office says although it's doing its best to supply the affected states with food and shelter, it's awaiting the arrival of Eat at McDonald's, help typhoon victimsMarianas Varietyall 4 news articles »
  • Public library launches 'Container of Love' for Chuuk, Yap typhoon victims - Marianas Variety

    8 Apr 2015 | 11:23 am
    Public library launches 'Container of Love' for Chuuk, Yap typhoon victimsMarianas VarietyJOETEN-KIYU Public Library is appealing to members of the community to help fill a 40-foot container with educational materials, books and supplies that will be donated to the victims of Typhoon Maysak which hit Chuuk and Yap over the weekend. Rosalyn ...
 
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  • Labor MPs may not get a conscience vote on gay marriage - Toowoomba Chronicle

    26 Apr 2015 | 1:11 pm
    Labor MPs may not get a conscience vote on gay marriageToowoomba 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 »
  • Tax changes for investors: What negative gearing means - Mackay Daily Mercury

    26 Apr 2015 | 1:06 pm
    Mackay Daily MercuryTax changes for investors: What negative gearing meansMackay 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 »
  • FSM Congress adjourns back-to-back sessions; addresses Maysak efforts and ... - Marianas Variety

    26 Apr 2015 | 12:23 pm
    FSM Congress adjourns back-to-back sessions; addresses Maysak efforts and Marianas VarietyPALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Congress) — Congress adjourned its back-back special sessions as called by both the president and the speaker where they addressed urgent and pressing issues for the Federates States of Micronesia. President Manny Mori had ...and more »
  • Islamic State doctor once worked at Mackay Base Hospital - Mackay Daily Mercury

    25 Apr 2015 | 7:19 pm
    Mackay Daily MercuryIslamic State doctor once worked at Mackay Base HospitalMackay 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 »
  • Soil knowledge key to protecting Great Barrier Reef - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

    23 Apr 2015 | 12:08 pm
    Soil knowledge key to protecting Great Barrier ReefRockhampton 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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  • UPDATE: Tropical cyclone alert for Pohnpei, Kosrae due to developing storm - Pacific Daily News

    2 Apr 2015 | 4:04 pm
    Pacific Daily NewsUPDATE: Tropical cyclone alert for Pohnpei, Kosrae due to developing stormPacific Daily NewsSome flooding may be possible for Kosrae, the alert states. Similar conditions could affect Chuuk state in the next day or two. The Weather Service said it's closely monitoring the system as it could track it's way up to the Marianas and will have a Tropical Depression 05W will not affect the Marianas.Pacific News Centerall 6 news articles »
  • New storm near Kosrae: Weather service closely monitoring tropical depression - Pacific Daily News

    2 Apr 2015 | 10:05 am
    Pacific Daily NewsNew storm near Kosrae: Weather service closely monitoring tropical depressionPacific Daily NewsThe National Weather Service is keeping a close eye on a weak storm forming near Kosrae. Chip Guard, warning coordination meteorologist at the weather service, yesterday said the system is about 1,200 miles away from the Marianas. Kosrae, part of the ...Five Reported Dead as Typhoon Hits Islands in MicronesiaHonolulu Civil Beatall 855 news articles »
  • UPDATE: Weak storm forming near Kosrae - Pacific Daily News

    1 Apr 2015 | 9:15 pm
    Pacific Daily NewsUPDATE: Weak storm forming near KosraePacific Daily NewsA weak storm is forming near Kosrae and the National Weather Service is keeping a close eye on it. Chip Guard, warning coordination meteorologist at the weather service, said the system is about 1,200 miles away from the Marianas. The weather service
  • The tsunami threat for PNG has passed after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck - Business Insider Australia

    29 Mar 2015 | 6:18 pm
    Wall Street JournalThe tsunami threat for PNG has passed after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake struckBusiness Insider Australia... Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Antarctica, Japan, Philippines, New Caledonia, Northern Marianas, Guam, Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Kosrae, Marshall Islands, Fiji, Samoa, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Tokelau, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Nauru, Wake Island, ...Magnitude of 7.5 earthquake strikes near Papua New GuineaThe Navhind Timesall 622 news articles »
  • Sacred coral pyramid tombs on Pacific island Kosrae date to 14th century - International Business Times UK

    13 Mar 2015 | 11:05 am
    International Business Times UKSacred coral pyramid tombs on Pacific island Kosrae date to 14th centuryInternational Business Times UKAncient and sacred tombs found on the island of Kosrae are 300 years older than previously thought, dating to the 14th century – cementing it as a hub of political and economic activity throughout this part of the Pacific. Researchers used radiometric Coral Tombs Housed Royal Micronesians 700 years agoAncient OriginsTaiwanese team helps re-date coral tombs on Pacific islandWantChinaTimesMicronesia's Coral Pyramids Are Surprisingly Old, Experts…
 
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