Washington state OKs legislation creating a dental program for FAS citizens

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5274, which creates a dental care program for residents of the state who are...

Coronavirus tests on suspect cases in Palau & RMI are ‘negative’

After sending specimen samples from individuals suspected of having COVID-19, the governments of Palau and the Marshall Islands announced on Sat, March 7, negative...

President Trump approves CNMI emergency declaration

President Donald Trump has approved the emergency declaration requested by the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for super typhoon Hagibis. The CNMI Office of...

Drinking water tainted by chemicals in certain parts of the CNMI

High levels of PFOS and PFOA --- also known as “forever” chemicals for their inability to break down easily --- have been detected in...

FSM community supports travel restrictions

With no confirmed case of COVID-19, the Federated States of Micronesia continues to enforce measures to keep the outbreak off its territory. This includes the...

FSM President apologizes for machete incident

Following the machete attacks in Mangilao last week, island leaders are calling for a communal and regional approach to address the issue. Taking a stand...

RMI meets climate action deadline

The Republic of the Marshall Islands is one of three nations that have responded to the urgent call to meet the Paris Agreement deadline...

CNMI adopts stricter curfew policy

Beginning tonight, Monday, March 30, the CNMI Department of Public Safety will start enforcing a curfew starting from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Under the...

Reef-toxic sunscreen now banned in Palau

Palau has officially banned sunscreen containing chemicals that are toxic to its coral reefs. The landmark legislation took effect on Jan. 1, 2020. According to a...

CNMI to adopt austerity measures due to decline in tourists

The CNMI government will have to implement austerity measures that may be more severe than those of last year. Gov. Ralph DLG Torres met with...





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