CHUUK, FSM --- The Chuuk Department of Education needs to hire nearly 100 teachers to make up for a potential shortage in their local public school system.
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POHNPEI, FSM --- Access to affordable and reliable energy sources is key to enhancing sustainable livelihoods in Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs), as it decreases the reliance on imported petroleum fuel, which is seen as a major threat to energy security in the region.
KOSRAE, FSM --- A new improved coastal road designed to withstand high tides and heavy rainfall is now open for residents of Kosrae in the Federated States of Micronesia FSM. The much needed road provides the people of Tafunsak safe road access in all types of weather.
PALIKIR,FSM — Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) President Manny Mori has signed the telecommunication liberalization bill.
POHNPEI, FSM ---- Federated States of Micronesia President Manny Mori has reminded Speaker Dohsis Halbert about the administration’s legislative priorities when the FSM Congress holds its third special session.
POHNPEI, FSM ----- The state governments saw an increase in their respective shares under the Compact sector grants when the Federated States of Micronesian National government put into effect a new grant distribution that reduces its 10 percent share to only 5 percent pursuant to Public Law 18-12.
POHNPEI, FSM ---- Federated States of Micronesian President Manny Mori has issued a notice of termination of employment to Nickson Bossy, FSM election commissioner in Chuuk, based on recommendation from Albert T. Welly, director of the FSM National Election Office.
PALIKIR, FSM --- The maritime security cooperation talks were held recently between the Federated States of Micronesia and Australia in Palikir.
POHNPEI, FSM --- Officials from Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, India, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Jamaica, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Tonga, Vietnam and the Federated States of Micronesia kicked off the 50th Asia Pacific Coconut Community Ministerial Meeting on Feb. 11.
POHNPEI, FSM --- Federated States of Micronesia President Manny Mori has declared a state of emergency from 22 January to 22 February following a declaration from Pohnpei Governor John Ehsa regarding environmental threats from the grounded fishing vessel, Ping Da 7.
PALIKIR, FSM — After the 18th Federated States of Micronesia Congress passed a number of congressional acts during its last special session, President Manny Mori took the time to review the measures during the holiday season and made his decisions.
POHNPEI, FSM --- Concerns are being raised over possible environmental damage from a Chinese mother ship that ran aground on a reef in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in December.
MAJURO, FSM --- The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and the Republic of the Marshall Islands spent US$106 million and US$95 million respectively on infrastructure projects out of their US$229 million and US$106 million in Compact funds allocated for infrastructure, according to a Jan. 7 Government Accountability Office report to ...
POHNPEI, FSM --- The Federated States of Micronesia continues to expand its reach in the Asia-Pacific region. In a short official ceremony recently, the FSM and Mongolia signed a joint communiqué on the establishment of diplomatic relations with Mongolia.
POHNPEI, FSM — The Second Special Session of the Eighteenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia adjourned with a Climate Change Act, a Policy on Overseas Development Assistance, assistance towards Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts, and grant resolutions for various federal programs in the Nation.
SAIPAN, FSM --- The Senate has approved a major policy decision calling for the privatization of the Commonwealth Utilities Corp., a move seen to pave the way for affordable power rates via alternative energy for both residential and private industries in the CNMI.
SAIPAN, FSM --- There's a push to establish a cargo and passenger shipping service between Guam and the neighbouring Northern Mariana Islands that is cheap and reliable.
SAIPAN, FSM ---- Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) President Emanuel Mori and Marshall Islands President Christopher Loeak took issue with the U.S. State Department’s 2013 Trafficking in Persons Report that listed their islands under a Tier 2 watch list for human trafficking and sex trafficking—labels that these leaders say do ...
SAIPAN, FSM --- 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.
COLONIA, FSM — The 2013 Joint Committee Meeting or JCM between the Federated States of Micronesia and the United States of America was held here on Nov. 19, 2013. The JCM is an annual consultation between the FSM and the U.S. on issues of mutual interest under Title III of ...
POHNPEI, FSM ----Sei Francis Uemoto became the first national of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to obtain his citizenship under a changed immigration law.
PHONPEI, FSM --- Reliable and up-to-date resource data that is publically accessible is critical to private sector investment in renewable energy in Pacific Island countries and territories.
PHONPHEI, FSM --- In August, the Finance Department of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) received Compact Grant assistance payments from the U.S. government totaling US$6.17 million.
SAIPAN, FSM --- The CNMI and Guam Legislatures will hold an inaugural session for the newly formed Mariana Islands Legislature Association Congress on 12 – 13 November, with the cruise line industry, trade between the two territories, and health care among the topics of discussion.
POHNPEI, FSM --- Federated States of Micronesian President Manny Mori signed Congressional Acts 18-7 and 18-8 with mixed feelings. The two measures are now Public Laws 18-8 and 18-9.
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