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The World's Strangest Currencies

We often think of money as a means of exchange in paper and rounded metal form with conventional denominations. Think again.

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Related Topix: Oceania, Weird

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Asia News Network

Hoi an: Hoi An named among world's most famous canals

The ancient city's Hoai River and its channels feature in the list of the 10 most-famous canals in the world, as announced by the US-based travel website www.touropia.com. Hoi An, the UNESCO-recognised world heritage river, ranks fourth in the list.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Hoi An, Vietnam Travel, Vietnam Travel, Oceania, World News

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the Fridge

17 at the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Guam. Tickets are $65 per person and may be purchased at the AOLG Business Office or at www.tinyurl.com/aolg-2014gala for $67.25 each.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Education Etc., Oceania, World News, Palau, Marshall Islands

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Notes from the Field: Measles in a Micronesian Community - King County, Washington, 2014

Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that can lead to complications and death. The United States achieved measles elimination , contact tracing, and community-based vaccination clinics.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, King County, WA, Electronic, Hemisphere, Travel, Federated States of Micronesia Travel, Vaccinations, Health, us Travel

Wed Sep 10, 2014

ABS-CBN News

New cyclone forecast to enter PH

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 .

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The Economist

Big problems for little countries

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.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Prolific Kacific gets island-specific: terrific for the Pacific

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.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Solomon Islands

PR-inside.com

Just Published: "Pasta and Noodles Market in Federated States of Micronesia: Databook to 2017"

"Pasta and Noodles Market in Federated States of Micronesia: Databook to 2017" is the result of Canadean's extensive market research covering the Pasta and Noodles market in Federated States of Micronesia. The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Pasta and Noodles consumption trends in Federated States of Micronesia, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Local news

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.

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Pacific Daily News

On the Fridge

Visit any Guam Public Library System branch to sign up for the most important school supply of all -- a library card.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Visit any Guam Public Library System branch to sign up for the most important school supply of all -- a library card.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Education Etc., Palau, Oceania, Marshall Islands, University of Guam

Fri Sep 05, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developments

Digicel Group chairman, Denis O'Brien has called for the deployment of an undersea cable running from Papua New Guinea through the Pacific and back to Sydney, Australia to improve regional connectivity. Speaking at the Private Sector Forum of the United Nations Small Island Developing States conference last week, O'Brien proposed the creation of a public-private partnership to deploy a new subsea cable that would connect Papua New Guinea, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and Cook Islands , before reaching Australia .

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Australia, Travel, Federated States of Micronesia Travel, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Free measles immunization today

Residents can check out a free clinic today from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Terlaje Building in Hagatna for measle vaccination.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oceania, World News, Health, Mumps

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Kadena P-3 Orion, Coast Guard C-130 join search for missing man

The cross in the center of this diagram depicts the search area for a 34-year-old crewmember of the Japanese fishing vessel Wakaba Maru 7 who was reported overboard about 170 miles southwest of Chuuk Island on Tuesday, Sept.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Digicel Calls for Public Private Partnerships to Build New Submarine...

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)

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna

Pacific Daily News

GPD, FSM consul join forces: Migrant unlicensed drivers pose problem on roads

Speed check: A Guam Police Department officer speaks to a driver who was directed into a turn off from Marine Corps Drive in East Hagta during a speed check point on Aug. 12. Rick Cruz/Pacific Daily News/rmcruz@guampdn.com Leaders of Guam's migrant community and the Guam Police Department are looking for a solution to the problem of unlicensed ... (more)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

An underwater photo show with David Fleetham and Tim Rock will start at 7 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, University of Guam, World News, Guam, Education Etc., Palau, Oceania

BioMed Central

Socioeconomic and demographic predictors of selected cardiovascular...

The burden of cardiovascular disease is increasing in low-to-middle income countries .

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Herald Gazette

Marshall to discuss Micronesia missionary work

Paul Marshall spent five years in Micronesia as an educational missionary in the 1960s and will present an illustrated talk on the history of Micronesia and his experiences there, Thursday, Sept.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Pacific Daily News

Clearinghouse has made great strides

Over the course of the last three-and-a-half years, I am proud of what we have accomplished in grantsmanship within our government.

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