More passengers test positive for coronavirus in Japan cruise ship

Several days after the Japan-operated cruise liner Diamond Princess anchored near Yokohama, more passengers have tested positive for the coronavirus. As of Friday, Japanese officials...

Marshall Islands temporarily lifts travel ban for 19 students stranded in Chuuk

The Marshall Islands government has temporarily waived its strict ban on international travel to assist a group of Marshallese students traveling back home from...

Marshall Islands extends state of emergency; dengue-like cases pass 1000 mark

The Marshall Islands government has extended its state of health emergency for 31 days following an increase in dengue case counts in the outer...

Magma moving to surface of Taal; more eruptions possible

Alert level 4 remains over Taal Volcano as of Wednesday but Philippine officials have ordered the mandatory evacuation of residents within the volcano's 14-kilometer...

Oregon woman hospitalized in Palau with respiratory symptoms passed through Guam; coronavirus testing underway

The Palau Ministry of Health has confirmed that an Oregon woman hospitalized in Palau with respiratory symptoms passed through Guam first. As of Wednesday, samples...

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...

Marshall Islands extends travel ban to May 5

The Marshall Islands government has extended its travel ban on all international air travel until May 5. The government has issued several COVID-19-related travel restrictions...

FSM government announces results of constitutional convention election

The FSM government has released the certified results of the Nov. 5 constitutional election for the states of Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, and Kosrae. Below are...

RMI official says travel ban ‘absolutely necessary’

With the Marshall Islands still in the middle of addressing a dengue fever outbreak, a Ministry of Health official says enforcing a total inbound...

Conference explores building green economies

Guam - The island is gearing up for a conference focusing on the urgency of building a green economy for Guam and the Pacific...





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