New green fund launched for small island nations

Fiji - An environmental trust fund has been created to support climate change and disaster resilience projects of small island developing nations.  The Asian Development...

Commonwealth officials say no coronavirus in CNMI

The CNMI's Commonwealth Health Corporation and CNMI Office of the Governor have released a statement saying that no coronavirus case has been confirmed in...

Dengue outbreak in Marshall Islands

In regional news, the Marshall Islands government recently declared a state of health emergency following the outbreak of dengue fever in the area. Marshall Islands...

Kacific’s first satellite launches; will stream high-speed broadband to Asia-Pacific

Kacific1 was launched successfully into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 7:10 pm eastern time (UTC-4), Dec. 16, from the Cape Canaveral...

FSM conducts COVID-19 simulation exercises

The FSM wants to bring its stranded citizens back home, but to make sure its first responders are prepared, the national government conducted live...

Palau emerging as a Guam Air V&V vaccine tourism competitor

Guam’s Air V&V program now has a major competitor ---- and it’s from our own backyard. GVB President Carl Gutierrez said that Palau is now...

Torres renews request to establish a National Guard unit in the CNMI

The CNMI Governor has renewed his request to establish a National Guard unit in the CNMI. CNMI Governor Ralph Torres announced in a media briefing...

Another Palau PUI tests negative for COVID-19; Patient arrived from Guam last month

The latest Person Under Investigation (PUI) in Palau tested negative for COVID-19, health officials announced today. The Palau Ministry of Health started monitoring its second...

First Speaker of the FSM Congress dies; FSM in official state of mourning

Bethwel Henry, the first Speaker of the FSM Congress, and later the Postmaster General from 1988 to 2007, has passed away. According to a release...

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...





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