Micronesia Newswire (Page 13)

Micronesia Newswire (Page 13)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Micronesia. (Page 13)

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  1. Hundreds from Chuuk vote in local electionsRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    Close to 1,000 immigrants from Chuuk state in the Federated States of Micronesia kept the connection with their homeland by casting votes on Guam for Chuuk's local election today.

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  2. Yauvoli is interim secretary general of PIDFRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 12:24PM FORMER permanent secretary of Foreign Affairs Amena Yauvoli has been appointed the interim Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Development Forum. Mr Yauvoli replaces Mr Feleti Teo who resigned last month to take up his new appointment as executive director of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission while Mr Oti replaces Ambassador Gershon Jackson of the Federated States of Micronesia.

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  3. China Boosting Aid to South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... China has diplomatic relations with eight South Pacific island nations; the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu. A tussle with Taiwan saw lsquo;checkbook diplomacy' come to the ...

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  4. Sports NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... in Dededo behind Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School. Info: Amy at 987-1903. Players with Federated States of Micronesia heritage who are interested in playing in the Budweiser Amateur Baseball League are invited to call Tulenkun Ittu at 632-7162. ...

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  5. Naval Hospital abides by law, protocolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    Recently, U.S. Naval Hospital, or USNH, Guam has been in the news regarding its role in the compact-impact agreement of 2003, and its ability to accept civilian patients from Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.

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  6. Guam seeks $200M in MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... said. Under the compact of free association agreements between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall islands, citizens from the island nations can move to the United States. More than 18,000 of them have ...

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  7. Maryknoll Magazine Announces 2014 Student Essay Winners; Honors...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Mike Virgintino, Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers , 914-941-7636 ext 2219 MARYKNOLL, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2015 / Christian Newswire / -- Six middle and high school students representing Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and the Federated States of Micronesia have received cash awards for their winning submissions in "Maryknoll" magazine's 26th annual Maryknoll Student Essay Contest. Maryknoll magazine is published by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers.

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  8. A decade of ensuring a world free from tobacco-related harmsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Scoop

    ... increasing tobacco taxes. The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Guam, Mongolia, New Zealand, Palau, the Republic of Korea, Solomon Islands and Tonga have also increased excise taxes ...

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  9. Navy: Guam has to pay: Referring authority is liable for migrant patients' billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... of the influx of regional migrants. More than 18,000 regional migrants from Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands live on Guam, an increase of more than 300 percent over the past two decades, the governor has said. ...

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  10. Chuuk independence vote on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... plebiscite as required by law. The decision to include the vote for independence from the Federated States of Micronesia on the election ballot was made by the Chuuk Political Status Commission. The commission was created in May 2011 under Chuuk ...

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  11. Chuuk vote for independence removed from ballotRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... plebiscite as required by law. The decision to include the vote for independence from the Federated States of Micronesia on the election ballot was made by the Chuuk Political Status Commission. The commission was created under Chuuk law to "review ...

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  12. GovGuam hasn't referred regional migrants to military hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... a migrant patient, the Navy states. Federal law allowing migration of citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the Marshall Islands states that military medical facilities should accept regional migrants if space is available and ...

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  13. More compact migration expected: Calvo: GovGuam agencies already at 'breaking point'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... and leaders of the U.S. territories and Hawaii. The impact of outmigration from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau was the more controversial topic at the meeting. Guam is the single largest host to regional ...

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  14. An inside look at Columbus Dispatch's game planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Newspaper Association of America

    ... 47,000 papers, which are not part of single copy numbers, to be sent to 45 states and the Federated States of Micronesia. Those purchases generated $210,980. On Jan. 13, the day after the game, circulation was 308,127 copies, three times the amount ...

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  15. Migrant exodus to worsen, Guam expects more strainRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    Guam will carry a greater burden as the exodus of immigrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and Marshall Islands is expected to worsen, Guam officials said at a meeting in Washington, D.C., earlier today.

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  16. Referral: GMH needs to send migrant patients to Naval Hospital GuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... the hospital. The military leadership in Guam confirmed GovGuam can refer migrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to Naval Hospital Guam for health care, if space is ...

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  17. Advocate: Veterans protested care for migrants at Navy hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Guerrero said in 2000 she tried to help a 16-year-old pregnant teen from Chuuk state, in the Federated States of Micronesia, get care at Naval Hospital Guam. The military hospital didn't reject the teen outright, Leon Guerrero said, but it sent a ...

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  18. Navy hospital to take compact migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Guerrero said in 2000 she tried to help a 16-year-old pregnant teen from Chuuk state, in the Federated States of Micronesia, get care at Naval Hospital Guam. The military hospital didn't reject the teen outright, Leon Guerrero said, but it sent a ...

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  19. Sports NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... in Dededo behind Vicente S.A. Benavente Middle School. Info: Amy at 987-1903. Players with Federated States of Micronesia heritage who are interested in playing in the Budweiser Amateur Baseball League are invited to call Tulenkun Ittu at 632-7162. ...

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  20. Attorney seeks new trial for officer in Blue House caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Pacific Daily News

    ... was an underground brothel where regional immigrants -- mostly women from Chuuk state in the Federated States of Micronesia -- were forced into prostitution, according to federal and Superior Court documents. It was operated by Song Ja Cha, who ...

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