PALIKIR, FSM --- The maritime security cooperation talks were held recently between the Federated States of Micronesia and Australia in Palikir.
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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.
POHNPEI, FSM ---- In response to an invitation from the president of the FSM, Manny Mori, 27 volunteer teachers and educators from across the State of Pohnpei visited him on Friday at the FSM national capital complex here in Palikir.
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 ...
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.
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.
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).
That message is ringing loud and clear on many different levels.
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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.
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