FSM extends public health declaration; Inbound travel restrictions remain

The FSM National Government has extended its public health emergency declaration to March 31, 2021. This means, travel into the FSM will be restricted for...

CNMI gets $10.4 million in rental assistance and utility relief

The CNMI received $10.4 million for rental assistance and utility relief through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program under the recently enacted Coronavirus Response and...

FSM will lower vaccination goal to enable its stranded citizens to come home

The FSM is planning to lower its overall COVID-19 vaccination goal and move forward with clearing the MV Chief Mailo. FSM President David Panuelo, in...

FSM eyeing minimum wage increase for government employees

FSM President David W. Panuelo has endorsed Congressional Bill 21-04, which would increase the salaries of all public servants working for the FSM National...

CNMI targets 90 percent vaccination rate by the first half of this year

The CNMI is aiming for an 80 to 90 percent vaccination rate by May or June this year. To accomplish its vaccination goal, the government...

CNMI governor plans to appeal FEMA rejection

The CNMI Government plans to submit an appeal to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, after FEMA rejected the CNMI's request for a waiver of...

New Palau president inaugurated; ties with US, Taiwan reaffirmed

Outgoing Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr. handed over the governance of the island nation to President-elect Surangel Whipps Jr. during Thursday's inauguration. It was a...

2nd submarine telecom cable coming to Palau

Palau and its partners are about to start a project to bring a second submarine cable to the island to strengthen its telecommunications system. The...

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...

Governor may visit Taiwan this June

GovGuam plans to send a delegation to visit Taiwan led by Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and this may happen in the middle of the...





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