Speaker of the Pohnpei State Legislature dies

Fernando Scaliem, the Speaker of the Pohnpei State Legislature, has died. Speaker Scaliem was the current President of the Association of Pacific Island Legislatures (APIL)....
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COFA-funded projects for the FSM in the pipeline

The Joint Economic Management Committee (JEMCO) of the Federated States of Micronesia convened its mid-year meeting recently in Chuuk state, discussing initiatives in education,...

Famous actor attends Palau children’s Christmas program

Famous Hollywood actor Willem Dafoe was sighted in Palau this week attending a community Christmas event with Palau president Tommy Remengesau Jr. Dafoe, who has...

Palau expects more rapid test kits in the coming weeks; Taiwan Embasssy staff to...

As Palau starts testing its frontline workers, health officials from the Ministry of Health confirmed that COVID-19 rapid test kits are coming to the...

CNMI lowers flags to half-staff in honor of 9/11

CNMI Governor Ralph DLG Torres has ordered all flags in the CNMI to be lowered at half-staff today in honor of the 19th anniversary...

Former senator James Espaldon recommended as U.S. Ambassador to FSM

Congressman Michael San Nicolas has recommended former senator James V. Espaldon as U.S. Ambassador to the FSM. As a continuation of recommendations for Biden Administration...

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...

CNMI starts enforcing austerity measures

The CNMI will begin enforcing its austerity measures which include massive pay cuts to lawmakers' salaries. With the CNMI government set to lose tourism revenues...

FSM court sentences cabbie in sex trafficking case

The Federated States of Micronesia Supreme Court handed judgment in a landmark human trafficking case involving a taxi driver who took minors to provide sexual...

CNMI to enforce curfew hours, social distancing restrictions on Monday

Starting Monday, August 24, the CNMI will be enforcing curfew hours from 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. and other temporary restrictions as part of...





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