9 hrs ago
Pacific Island Countries join efforts to fight Corruption
To mark International Anti-Corruption Day, the United Nations supported Pacific Island Countries to undertake activities that reflect this year's theme, "Zero Corruption, 100% Development".
16 hrs ago
Multinational search for missing crewmember
Multiple agencies from the Federated States of Micronesia, Japan, and the U.S. coordinated efforts, over the course of five days, to search for a crewmember that was reported missing from the Japanese fishing vessel Chokyu Maru 35. A total of 2,234 square nautical miles were covered during the search.
20 hrs ago
Micronesian leaders reflect on Mandela's legacy
In the midst of discussing issues of common concerns such as a regional health insurance plan and developing a breadfruit industry on Friday morning, Micronesian presidents and governors took a moment of silence and reflected on the lasting legacies of the late South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, not only to the ... (more)
20 hrs ago
Climate change, growing health costs unite Micronesian leaders
Seeking ways to address climate change and rising health costs, along with renewed commitment to work together as a group of islands, helped wrap up on Friday a three-day summit that brought together Micronesian presidents and governors on Saipan.
20 hrs ago
Micronesia Challenge committee elects new officers
On the margins of the 19th Micronesia Chief Executive Summit held on Saipan on Dec. 3-6, 2013, the Micronesia Challenge Steering Committee convened their regular meeting on Dec. 3, 2013, to select new officers.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Pacific tuna cutbacks 'fall short of...
Cutbacks to tuna fishing agreed at a crucial Pacific regional fisheries conference to prevent over-fishing have fallen short of expectations, the head of the fisheries management body said Saturday.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
NCUA Update: Looking Ahead to 2014
NCCO s who submit an affidavit of attendance for this webcast to email@example.com will receive 1.5 continuing education units.
World's action needed now before we sink to the bottom of the ocean'
Climate change and tourism challenges and opportunities took center stage at yesterday's opening of a three-day summit that brought Micronesian presidents and governors to Saipan.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Chuuk education reform group makes progress on hastening infra upgrades
CHUUK, Federated States of Micronesia-The Chuuk Advisory Group on Education Reform focused on the issue of improving education infrastructure in Chuuk during its fourth quarterly meeting in Weno, Chuuk, during the week of Nov. 4, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Micronesian presidents, governors begin arriving today
Presidents and governors will start arriving today on Saipan for tomorrow's opening of the three-day 19th Micronesian Chief Executives Summit that will take on issues of common concerns and solutions, including climate change, tourism, healthcare, shark conservation, and human trafficking.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Rising Fiscal Challenges In The Pacific In 2014 ADB
Fiscal pressures are expected to increase in the Pacific in 2014, according to the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank's Pacific Economic Monitor , launched today at the offices of the New Zealand Aid Programme.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
UN Declares 2014 As International Year Of Solidarity With Palestinians
UNITED NATIONS, Nov 27 -- The 68th General Assembly has adopted a resolution declaring 2014 as "International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People", Xinhua news agency reported.
Kirsten Wolcott Memorial 5K Run Is Dec. 6
The 5th annual Kirsten Wolcott Memorial 5K Run will take place Friday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. on the campus of Southern Adventist University.
3 presidents, 6 governors on Saipan next week for regional summit
Climate change, tourism, preventing human trafficking, and bracing for impacts of Obamacare, among other things, will take center stage as three presidents and six governors from around the region gather on Saipan next week for the 19th Micronesian Chief Executives Summit.
Federal Way News
She was homesick, so he opened a store
By Betty Rose Cortes Tulpe Edwin was homesick. She missed her friends. She missed her family.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Matson raising shipping rates to Guam by $275 per container
Matson Inc. said Monday that Matson Navigation Co., will raise rates early next year for the company's shipping service to Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia by $275 per container.
Over 200 low-income patients on new - sliding fee' program at CHC
Low-income families who are worried about the high cost of medical treatment for their loved ones can heave a sigh of relief as the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. now has a new program that provides treatment at a reduced rate or no cost at all for eligible recipients.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Workshop "Explosive Remnants of War" concludes in Palau
The workshop, which was held from 18 to 22 November 2013, was organised by the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining in close collaboration with the Government of Palau and the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Watch - Chikungunya in Federated States of Micronesia
The Federated States of Micronesia has reported an outbreak of chikungunya in the State of Yap.
International Monetary Fund
High-Level Conference on Pacific Island Countries,Port Vila, Vanuatu,November 22, 2013
A conference on the theme 'Lifting Potential Growth in the Pacific Islands' will take place in Port Vila, Vanuatu, November 22, 2013.