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The US Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center said the tropical depression was spotted in the vicinity of Yap island in Micronesia as of 8 a.m. Thursday. It was packing 1-minute maximum sustained winds of 25 knots .
IN THE last five years growth in the rich world has been measly. From 1990 to 2007 high-income countries managed an inflation-adjusted per-capita GDP growth of about 2.3% per year.
The project will establish 55 fully equipped e-centres to service communities in remote islands or rural areas in Kiribati, the Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Nauru and Tonga. Kacific has pledged to donate a total of 50Mbps of dedicated bandwidth for a full year to the eleven Pacific Island nations, complemented by 40 terminals.
The U.S. Coast Guard yesterday announced it has suspended the search for a fisherman who was reported missing 146 miles southwest of Chuuk State, in the Federated States of Micronesia. "U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam received authorization to suspend search efforts from U.S. Coast Guard District 14 after spending five days coordinating search efforts for the missing fisherman.
The Private Sector Forum of the UN SIDS conference closed on Sunday with Digicel Chairman, Denis O'Brien , calling for an undersea cable from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back into Sydney to increase connectivity by providing access to broadband services for all - as well as asking for a new economic plan for heavily indebted Caribbean ... (more)
An underwater photo show with David Fleetham and Tim Rock will start at 7 p.m. Sept.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:22 am
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