POHNPEI, FSM --- The opening session of the 18th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) convened Saturday and reshuffled the leadership of the national legislative body.
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POHNPEI, FSM -- On 22–23 May, SPC convened the fourth North-REP Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting at Yvonne’s Hotel Conference Room in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The Secretary of the FSM Department of Resources and Development, Marion Henry, in his opening remarks, thanked Malcolm Ponton of the European ...
The first Migrant Resource Center (MRC) in the entire Pacific region was dedicated on the 26th of March at its Kolonia location in Pohnpei as a joint effort between the Federated States of Micronesia, the Pohnpei State Government and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
POHNPHEI, FSM --- The FSM Office of Statistics, Budget and Economic Management, Overseas Development Assistance and Compact Management transmitted the Compact Trust Fund Committee’s recently released fiscal year 2012 annual report and audited financial statement to FSM President Manny Mori and FSM Congress Speaker Isaac V. Figir.
YAP, FSM ---- The people of Yap, a flyspeck of an island in the western Pacific, learned long ago how to make money the hard way: They carved giant stone currency and ferried it across open ocean in canoes.
Both Marshall Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) are at the midway point in the 20-year Compacts of Free Association with the United States, and what is clear is that both nations are still dependent on the US government for a majority of their budgets.
In a stinging rebuke to the Governor of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Governor Benigno R. Fitial, voters almost wiped out during the Nov. 6 mid-term elections most of his candidates that might shield him, again, from being impeached by the House of Representatives, as well as convicted ...
Governor Benigno R. Fitial of the Northern Marianas gets to keep his job—at least for now—after a first ever House of Representatives resolution impeaching the governor got only nine of at least 14 “yes” votes needed to move the process to the Senate for trial.
If the mana in kava still packs a punch, it is sorely needed. The Pacific’s kava producing nations are engaged in yet another rescue mission to save once and for all the reputation of this commodity.
That message is ringing loud and clear on many different levels.