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  1. Half a World Away, Students Help Recover WWII Remains, Downed AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... BentProp team is using to search for and film downed aircraft. The students have traveled to the island Republic of Palau , part of the Caroline Islands, three times, and have been involved in the searches for wreckage and missing American soldiers. ...

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  2. Justices turn back appeal of Hawaii compact caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... a separate medical program, with fewer benefits, for migrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the state's attorney general's office stated. In 1996, Congress cut health care ...

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  3. Halting Progress: Ending Violence against WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    ... In 2011, it was awarded to Rwanda for its laws to protect forests, and in 2012 it was awarded to the Republic of Palau in the Pacific Ocean for the best laws to protect coasts. Last year, the FPA went to the treaty for the prohibition of nuclear ...

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  4. Fiji suspension lifted, return uncertainRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... The lifting of the suspension was announced by the Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, President Tommy Remengesau of Palau. He stated "The Forum leaders were unanimous in decision to lift Fiji's suspension from the Forum based on a recommendation to ...

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  5. Pinay takes helm of US naval commandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | ABS-CBN News

    ... for Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau, and Commander of Naval Forces Marianas. As US Defense Representative for the Marianas Region, Bolivar reports to Admiral Samuel ...

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  6. Pacific Islands Forum lifts Fiji's suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Daily Times

    SUVA: The Pacific Islands Forum announced on Friday that it has lifted the suspension of Fiji. According to a statement released on Friday by the Suva-based secretariat of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tommy Remengesau Jr., president of Palau and chair of the forum, has advised that Fiji's suspension from the forum be lifted.

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  7. Forum lifts Fiji banRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Fiji Times

    The suspension was lifted on Wednesday by the President of the Republic of Palau and Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Tommy Remengesau Jr after the ban was placed on May 2, 2009. "I requested the Forum Secretariat to deliver my letter addressed to the Prime Minister of Fiji, Rear Admiral Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama conveying the decision of the forum leaders to fully lift the suspension of Fiji from the forum forthwith," Mr Remengesau Jr said.

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  8. Pacific Islands Forum revokes Fiji suspensionRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... g the decision of the forum to fully lift the suspension on Fiji from the forum," said Pacific Islands Forum president Palau Tommy Remengesau Jr.

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  9. Candidates face off: Bordallo, Metcalfe debate immigration, veterans issuesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... associated states -- the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau -- into the U.S. and its territories. Under the act, Congress appropriates funds to Guam to cover costs that may have accrued ...

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  10. Former trustee Bill Ostmann to fill open seat in Medina TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Medina Gazette

    Ostmann, 58, will succeed Michael Todd, who resigned in July to take a position in the attorney general's office in the Republic of Palau in the South Pacific. Ostmann is a former Medina Township trustee and has served in many township capacities.

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  11. Mayors back team's plan for veterans health care centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... in Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau and the Philippines a one-stop location to receive health care treatment. Team CORE is finalizing its proposal to the Veterans ...

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  12. College Notes: Peralta Colleges' department, TV station win awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Our local community colleges received an early Halloween treat when the Peralta Community College District learned that its public information department had won two regional first place awards and its cable TV station, Peralta TV, a national silver medal for best college television program. The Peralta Colleges' two gold Medallion Awards came by way of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations' District 6 region, which includes community colleges in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Territory of Guam.

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  13. Medina Township trustees to pick from field of sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | The Medina Gazette

    The Medina Township trustees say they hope to pick a candidate to replace Mike Todd at a meeting next week. Todd resigned from his trustee's post in July after moving to the Republic of Palau in the South Pacific to take a job as the head of the Criminal Division for the island of Koror.

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  14. Pacific Island Leaders to meet in Iwaki, JapanRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... areas, including climate change and disaster risk reduction. Tommy E Remengesau Jr, the President of the Republic of Palau and Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum urged Japan to work closely with Pacific countries to enhance efforts to action the ...

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  15. On the FridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Pacific Daily News

    ... Proceeds will provide troop start-up funds and finance troop activities. For more information, call 646-5652. The Palau Consulate Office and the Palauan Community Association of Guam will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Republic of Palau's ...

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  16. Meidna Twp. trustee Mike Todd resigned for job on South Pacific islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Medina Gazette

    Former Medina Township Trustee Michael Todd sat down in May with his wife, Wendy, and daughters, Eva and Giselle, and told them he was making a big move. Todd had accepted a position in the attorney general's office for the Republic of Palau, a tiny archipelago in the South Pacific, more than 8,000 miles away from Medina County.

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  17. $269,000 OK'd for NMC renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Saipan Tribune

    ... Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau under the Compacts of Free Association. The Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas executes these responsibilities on behalf of ...

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  18. Japan boats face Palau fishing banRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Asia News Network

    Reading through faxes aboard the Manei Maru No. 38 tuna fishing boat, one item about Palau among the weather forecasts and sports reports caught the eye of Capt.

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  19. UN Climate Summit: Who's Promised WhatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Mashable

    ... first Asian country with a national trading scheme. It also pledged $100 million to Green Climate Fund. Republic of Palau: Supports World Bank initiative to place price tag on carbon. China: Cut carbon intensity up to 45% by 2020 over 2005 levels ...

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  20. Congress' Pre-Recess Energy BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Roll Call

    The stop gap spending measure President Barack Obama signed Friday included provisions to allow the Energy Department to cover additional costs at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico and spending for programs under the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning fund - with requirements to keep Congress apprised of the spending above previous appropriation rates. The Senate passed a bill that calls for action plans to reduce reliance on imported fossil fuels and increase use of indigenous renewable energy resources in Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands.

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