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  1. Pacific disaster relief could be more effective, say women's groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Matangi Tonga

    ... e of the context in which they find themselves. Represented at the meeting are: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

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  2. Posted On Dec 13 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Saipan Tribune

    ... of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam after delivering three bundles to the island of Nama in the Federated States of Micronesia on Dec. 10. Among the helpers on board was none other than the commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Adm. Phil...

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  3. Home-grown initiatives to end violence against womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Scoop

    ... two years because of the magnitude of the work. Represented at the meeting are: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

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  4. Climate change and cyclones pushing Pacific nations towards debt distress: ADBRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | ABC News

    ... put six island states at high risk of struggling to repay loans. Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu all face serious financial risks posed by cyclones, and the big infrastructure spending needed to ...

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  5. Marathon session: UN General Assembly adopts 36 resolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Big News Network.com

    ... 78 in favour to 10 against (Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Solomon Islands, United States voted against the resolution), with 84 abstentions. By that text, the Assembly ...

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  6. The world's most scenic flight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | CNN

    ... four times weekly. This year marks half a century since the route was first flown. Back in 1968 Continental Micronesia was the carrier, starting a service to connect the remote communities across the vast Micronesia region of the Western Pacific. ...

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  7. Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Fire Up The Most Unique Marijuana Rolling Papers AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Forbes.com

    ... precisely what you'd guess - papers made purely from banana tree fiber. Manufactured on the island of Kosrae in Micronesia, Pure Banana receives banana treesat their factory from local farmers directly after they've harvested the fruit. The ...

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  8. NASA sees Tropical Storm Man-yi approaching typhoon strength Tropical Storm Man-Yi conRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | EurekAlert!

    ... Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the storm. Warnings are in effect through the Federated States of Micronesia at the storm continues to affect the region. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Tiyan, Guam noted several watches and ...

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  9. NASA sees Tropical Depression Man-yi, warnings triggeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of newly formed Tropical Depression Man-yi affecting the Federated States of Micronesia . Warnings are already in effect for Yap State.... view ropical depression Man-yi for med in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and NASA captured an image of the storm.

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  10. Dunedin-produced series showcases nature's treasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | The Otago Daily Times

    It can be easy to overlook the treasures in your own backyard, writes Richard Davison. Big Pacific aims to shift your perspective with its new Dunedin-produced five-part series.

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  11. America ReFramedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    Filmed in Kosrae, Micronesia, Island Soldier follows the Nena family as they grieve the loss of their son, Sapuro "Sapp" Nena.

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  12. If World Could Vote, it would Slam Illegal Israeli Occupation of Palestine Oh WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Juan Cole

    ... States) and 8 abstentions (Cameroon, Canada, C te d'Ivoire, Guatemala, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Solomon Islands). The draft resolution "Persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities" ...

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  13. Jacinda Ardern arrives for more meetings in Papua New GuineaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... leaders that have diplomatic relations with China: Fiji, Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia and Niue. Several other countries are reportedly set to unveil further development assistance to PNG in a bid to counter ...

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  14. China, Pacific island countries lift ties to comprehensive strategic partnershipRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 17 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping hosts a collective meeting with Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, President Peter Christian of the Federated States of Micronesia, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Malielegaoi of Samoa, Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, Prime Minister Henry Puna of the Cook Islands, Prime Minister Samuela Akilisi Pohiva of Tonga, Niue Premier Toke Talagi and Fiji government representative, Defense Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola, and delivers a keynote speech in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Nov. 16, 2018.

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  15. Chinese President Xi's early arrival upstages APEC rivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Asopa People

    ... On the sidelines of the APEC summit, Xi has met with leaders from PNG, the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu. It's no coincidence that all eight countries have either already joined or are ...

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  16. 'All of you get out': China boots media out of Pacific leaders meeting in PNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | ABC News

    Media who were invited to cover Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with Pacific leaders have been denied entry by Chinese officials. The meeting was a working dinner with Xi Jinping and the leaders of eight Pacific Island nations who support the "One China" policy As part of Mr Xi's first state visit to Papua New Guinea, he hosted a working dinner with the leaders of eight Pacific Island nations that support the "One China" policy: PNG, Cook Islands, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Niue, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.

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  17. Nov 16 2018 06:06Read the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | Saipan Tribune

    ... islandwide destruction affected personal property, our infrastructure and the business... The Federated States of Micronesia is doing its share of helping the CNMI with its rebuilding and recovery efforts. FSM Consul General Teresea M. Felepin ...

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  18. The Pacific Community promotes World Diabetes Day on 14 Nov.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | Scoop

    ... the rise. For example, American Samoa with a prevalence of 47.3% and 35.4% and 38.4% for the Federated States of Micronesia and Niue, respectively. Most of these cases are type 2 diabetes which is largely preventable through regular physical ...

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  19. Adventures in Fiji with Dr. Floyd Hayes features photos and videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... While an undergraduate student, Hayes took off a year to teach in an elementary school on the island of Kosrae in Micronesia (1981-1982). He worked for three years as a vertebrate biologist for the US Peace Corps, based in the National Museum of ...

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  20. China Focus: Xi's Papua New Guinea, Brunei, Philippines visits to...Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    ... according to Zheng. The countries include Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Cook Islands, Tonga and Niue. The trip is expected to inject strong impetus to China's cooperation with these countries and ...

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