RMI adds more countries to travel ban

With more novel coronavirus cases emerging in different parts of the world, the Marshall Islands has expanded its travel advisory, adding more countries to...

Palau high school students participate in microplastics, marine pollution study

Palau high school students learned to analyze microplastics in sand from Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) researchers. PICRC, in collaboration with various partners, took...

Palau joins Guam in EU’s global tax haven blacklist

The EU Commission has updated its list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, adding the Republic of Palau to the list. The Cayman Islands, Panama, and Seychelles...

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...

FBI evidence report on former Yap acting AG’s murder expected next month

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's report of evidence in the murder of the former Yap State Acting Attorney General Rachelle Bergeron Hammerling is expected...

80 stranded tourists in CNMI sent back to China

Most of the 130 Chinese tourists stranded on Saipan have already been sent back to China, according to a report from the Marianas Variety. The...
PICRC researchers

Palau coral reef center continues ocean acidification research

During the first week of February, 2020, Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) welcomed Dr. Charity Lee and the Research team from Korea Institute...

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...
David Panuelo

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...

FSM to ban import of styrofoam and plastic bags

Starting July this year, the Federated States of Micronesia will start banning the importation of disposable single-use plastic bags and styrofoam food service items...





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