U.S. issues travel advisories for South Korea and Japan due to coronavirus

The US State Department has raised its travel advisory levels for Japan and South Korea following a spike in coronavirus cases in both countries. On...

FSM student evacuated from Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus

Air New Zealand carried out an early morning evacuation flight out of Wuhan, China --- the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak --- and successfully...

FSM declares COVID-19 state of emergency

The FSM government has reinstated a State of National Public Health Emergency in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, revoking a previous declaration issued earlier...

FSM Congress lifts coronavirus travel restrictions

The Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia has passed a resolution this week removing the government's travel ban on other countries with coronavirus...

Palau tourism down 43% in February

More countries are now feeling the brunt of the impact of the global coronavirus outbreak. Palau, whose economy relies very much on tourism revenues,...

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...

Palau president: ‘At this time, no indication coronavirus is responsible for patient’s symptoms’

Following reports that a U.S. health worker has been placed in isolation as a Person Under Investigation (PUI) for COVID-19, Palau President Tommy Remengesau...

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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FSM president reimposes coronavirus travel ban

The FSM President has reinstituted the travel ban and quarantine requirements lifted by the FSM Congress last week. The FSM Congress passed a resolution last...

Arrests made in Bergeron case

Several arrests have been made in connection to the shooting death of Yap's acting attorney general, Rachelle Bergeron. The Yap State government released a statement...





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