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  1. Hizbul terrorist held in UP, was planning attacks during Ganesh ChaturthiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Newkerala.com

    ... of Police (DGP) O.P. Singh said. Investigations have also revealed that during 2008-2012, he was in Republic of Palau, an island country near Philippines. The ATS is now trying to know from him about the duration of his stay in Uttar Pradesh, if he ...

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  2. U.S. Engagement in the PacificRead the original story

    Monday Sep 3 | Holtville Tribune

    ... States assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau under their respective Compacts of Free Association with the United States. The United States is a committed security provider ...

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  3. Honor society holding Labor Day yard sale -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Mt. Airy News

    ... 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the United States as well as in Canada, Germany, Peru, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab ...

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  4. China's 'tourist ban' leaves Taiwan-ally Palau...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | ABC News

    A ban on Chinese tourists to the tiny Pacific nation of Palau has left hotels empty, an airline in limbo, and shown the power China has over its vacationing middle class. The number of Chinese visitors to Palau had increased from just 634 people in the 2008 financial year to 87,000 during 2015, according to figures from Palau's Bureau of Immigration and the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

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  5. Palau taking new approach to tourism following China's travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Fox News

    Until very recently, it was boom time for the Pacific paradise of Palau. More and more tourists were discovering the tiny nation, drawn to its reefs and forests, pristine beaches and the promise of a perfect slice of idyllic island life.

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  6. Palau island paradise abandoned after invoking wrath of ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... pristine beaches and the promise of a perfect slice of idyllic island life. A record high of 162,000 tourists visited Palau in 2015 - double the number in 2005. And with tourism contributing more than 85 per cent of Palau's gross domestic product, ...

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  7. Island paradise doomed by standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ... property sectors, Communist China is increasing its power and influence in our country. China appears to be holding Palau's tourism for ransom as the island nation continues to recognise an independent Taiwan. Picture: iStock More and more tourists ...

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  8. How China 'weaponised' tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ... **THIS VIDEO HAS NO SOUND** Supplied footage obtained Jun 4, 2018 of Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop in Palau. Ms Bishop announced on behalf of the Federal government a $60,000 USD grant in an initial round of financial support for a ...

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  9. Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Indian Express

    Hotel blocks and restaurants stand empty, travel agencies are boarded and boats which take tourists to Palau's green, mushroom-shaped Rock Islands are docked at the piers. Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan.

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  10. What happens when a Pacific island upsets ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Times of India

    KOROR, PALAU : Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan. Late last year, China effectively banned tour groups to the idyllic tropical archipelago, branding it an illegal destination due to its lack of diplomatic status.

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  11. WWII airman's remains discovered after 74 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Westland Observer

    ... old. U.S. Navy radioman Mintus was killed during a bombing mission off the shores of Malakal Island in the Republic of Palau. "We never knew, back when we were kids and he first was missing in action, and they claimed him dead after a while, we ...

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  12. Palau seeks help to counter China 'tourist ban'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Palau's president has asked the United States and Japan to help its tourism industry after Beijing reportedly barred Chinese citizens from visiting the tiny Pacific island due to its diplomatic links with Taiwan. Palau Pacific Airways said it had been forced to suspend flights because of a plunge in Chinese tourists AFP/MATT RAND KOROR, Palau: Palau's president has asked the United States and Japan to help its tourism industry after Beijing reportedly barred Chinese citizens from visiting the tiny Pacific island due to its diplomatic links with Taiwan.

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  13. Palau asks US, Japan for help to counter China's - tourist ban'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    China sees Taiwan as part of its territory awaiting reunification, by force if necessary, even though the island views itself as a sovereign nation and is a self-ruling democracy Palau's president has asked the US and Japan to help its tourism industry after Beijing reportedly barred Chinese citizens from visiting the tiny Pacific island due to its diplomatic links with Taiwan. President Tommy Remengesau said Palau had not received official confirmation of a ban but there had been a fall in visitors from China, one of his country's largest tourism markets, with one airline forced to suspend operations due to the plunge in demand.

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  14. Palau Tests the Waters of Luxury TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Skift

    The tiny republic of Palau is striving to become a global leader in ecotourism. In recent years, the government has made moves to ensure the country becomes a pristine paradise for luxury travelers.

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  15. Fugitive DHL heir arrested, jailed in PalauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    KOROR, Palau: The fugitive DHL heir Larry Hillbroom Jr has been arrested and jailed in Palau after two days on the run, the Pacific island nation's attorney general said Saturday . Hillbroom was found at his girlfriend's house after fleeing arrest when he failed a mandatory drugs test imposed as part of a trafficking sentence.

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  16. Larry Hillbroom Jnr. Photo: Facebook/Bonner County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Larry Hillbroom Jnr faced 50 years in jail before pleading guilty at the last minute to trafficking charges, under a deal that allowed him to escape incarceration DHL heir Larry Hillbroom Jnr was on the run in the Pacific island nation of Palau on Friday after failing mandatory drug testing imposed as part of a trafficking sentence. Attorney General Ernestine Rengiil said in the wake of his failed drug test, police have now issued an arrest warrant for Hillbroom.

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  17. Soldiers make impact overseas while building skills in PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The United States Army

    Soldiers from the 130th Engineer Brigade send 12-person teams to the Pacific island nation of Palau to help rebuild infrastructure and create skilled laborers through a work-study internship program. HONOLULU -- Sgt.

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  18. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Business Wire

    ... added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global trends targeted towards more energy efficient... )--The Republic of Palau, EarthX, GridMarket, and the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) are proud to announce that they have formed a new ...

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  19. Successful program targeting childhood obesity earns $2 million in additional fundingRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    ... American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau and Republic of the Marshall Islands. These regions are not surveyed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its ...

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  20. Making waves in the swimming world: Winter has an opportunity of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | The Evening Sun

    ... Ocean. The Federated State of Micronesia includes the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, the Republic of Palau, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, and Guam. Chuuk, the state in which she was born, is one of the four states of the ...

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