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6 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Hope, ME, Rockland, ME

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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Related Topix: Oceania, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

A "Healthy Island, Healthy People" conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Oceania

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the Fridge

Contact Stephen Bednarzyk, music director and conductor, at sbednarzyk@yahoo.com, chorale director Laurie Raymundo at ljraymundo@gmail.com, or the Guam Symphony Society at guamsymphonysociety@gmail.com.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Asopa People

Sean Dorney on 40 years of reporting PNG & the Pacific

Pacific Correspondent SEAN DORNEY has left the ABC after covering the region for 40 years.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Africa, Guinea, Trip-Hop, Fiji, Nauru, Solomon Islands

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Scoop

Launch of first-ever partnership between University and NGO

August 20, 2014 - A ground-breaking new partnership between the University of Auckland and Conservation International is believed to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Oceania

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Matangi Tonga

Association of Development Financing Institutions in the Pacific

Private Sector Development is "the backbone" of the work of Development Financial Institutes in the Pacific; to provide capital for the Private Sector to enable their business ventures to grow, Anna Mendiola, the In her opening remarks to the 29th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in the Pacific ( Anna, ... (more)

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Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

Catholic Social Service will hold its monthly rummage sale from 6 to 10 a.m. Aug. 16. Bargains on clothes, shoes, toys, books, kitchen appliances and many other household items.

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Related Topix: Events, Travel, Guam Travel, Education Etc., Palau, Oceania, World News, Marshall Islands

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Inter Press Service

Gender Equality Gains Traction with Pacific Island Leaders

Progress on gender equality in the Pacific Islands is gaining momentum following a pledge by political leaders.

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Related Topix: World News, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Solomon Islands

Thu Aug 07, 2014

FITSNews

Micronesian Scholarships Awarded

A dozen bright young island students are headed to top private schools across the central Pacific nation of Micronesia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Columbia, SC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The China Post

China may have pressured delegations

Pressure from China could be the main reason that two delegations visiting Taiwan to participate an annual meeting of the Asian Pacific Parliamentarians' Union refused to sign a joint communique, sources said yesterday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, Oceania, Kiribati, Palau, Papua New Guinea

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