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 Governor announces closure of government offices out of coronavirus concerns

CNMI Governor Ralph DLG Torres announced late Sunday night the closure of all government offices starting Monday, March 16 amidst increasing coronavirus concerns. Torres issued...

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...

RMI closes borders to international inbound flights for two weeks

The Marshall Islands government updated its travel advisory today, with an announcement that it will close its borders to international inbound flights for the...

RMI reports first suspected case of coronavirus

The first suspected case of COVID-19 has been identified in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, according to the government's Ministry of Health and...

Saipan hostage taker had a medical condition

Tragedy has befallen Afetna, Saipan as hostage negotiations ended early Thursday morning with gunfire and two dead. Saipan for the last two days was a...

Palau health authorities investigating a potential coronavirus case

A potential coronavirus case is currently being investigated by health authorities in Palau. As of 5:30 pm, Mar 3, Tuesday there is one Person Under...

Prominent Jesuit-run high school in FSM cancels remaining school year due to coronavirus concerns

Drought and the unpredictable coronavirus global situation forced the Xavier High School in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia to cancel the remainder of the...

FSM tourism industry sees temporary closures, layoffs due to coronavirus scare

The economic impact of the COVID-19 global outbreak has reached the Federated States of Micronesia with government leaders expressing concern over the loss of...

FSM declares public health emergency, enforces travel ban to China

"FSM president seeking assistance for 6 citizens who are currently studying in Wuhan"  The Federated States of Micronesia has declared a state of public health...





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