Saturday May 18
Dialogue on Conflict, Peace and Security Issues
A regional dialogue for civil society organisations on conflict, peace, and security issues was held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat from 6-10 May 2013.
Tue May 14, 2013
Senate group OKs Medicaid for Micronesian migrants
The latest version of the U.S. Senate immigration reform bill restores Medicaid eligibility to migrants from three Pacific island nations in Micronesia.
Mon May 13, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
NZ Red Cross sending team to Republic of the Marshall Islands
The New Zealand Red Cross is sending an emergency response team to the Republic of the Marshall Islands to assist with a potential humanitarian crisis caused by drought.
Fri May 10, 2013
NASA Mission To Study What Disrupts Radio Waves
The mission, called EVEX, for the Equatorial Vortex Experiment, will launch two rockets for a twelve-minute journey through the equatorial ionosphere above the South Pacific.
Thu May 09, 2013
6,000 people in remote Marshall Islands face acute water shortages as drought worsens
One of Vancouver's two inimitable "Hobbit Houses" is on the market for an asking price of $2.86 million.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Navy's Pacific Partnership to expand humanitarian mission
Cmdr. Christine Johnson examined the inside of a boy's ear at a remote medical humanitarian civil assistance site for Pacific Partnership 2011.
PATA Micronesia seeks CNMI members
The Pacific Asia Travel Association, or PATA, is seeking new members for its Micronesia chapter.
Wed May 08, 2013
Aid agencies rush help to drought-stricken Marshalls
Thousands of gallons of drinking water and solar-powered water-making units are being rushed this week to drought-stricken populations in the Marshall Islands "We've got 3,700 people without drinking water," said national water advisor Tom Vance on Wednesday following a trip to Mejit Island.
DAT/EM Systems International Hires Patrick Teagarden
DAT/EM Systems International has hired Patrick A Teagarden as Technical Support and UAS Specialist.
Second And Third Sounding Rockets Successfully...
Image Caption: A NASA Terrier-Improved Orion sounding rocket leaves the launch pad at Roi Namur, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, as part of the Equatorial Vortex Experiment .
Action to halt global warming will save my nation
Minister Tony de Brum of the Republic of the Marshall Islands describes the clear and present danger posed by climate change to his nation, and urges the world to act against this threat.
Mon May 06, 2013
Today in U.S. Naval History: May 6
Today in U.S. naval history - May 6. 1909 - Great White Fleet anchors in San Francisco 1916 - First ship-to-shore radio telephone voice conversation from USS New Hampshire off Virginia Capes to SECNAV Josephus Daniels in Washington, DC 1942 Capt.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Press Releases: The Marshall Islands National Day
On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am pleased to send warmest congratulations to the people of the Republic of the Marshall Islands on the anniversary of your nation's independence on May 1. The citizens of our countries enjoy a friendship based on shared history, traditions, and commitments, and we are grateful for ... (more)
Thu Apr 25, 2013
NASA mission to study what disrupts radio waves
When high frequency radio waves, such as those used for the Global Positioning System travel through a disturbed layer of Earth's electrically charged atmosphere, the ionosphere, they can be disrupted.... A NASA-funded sounding rocket mission will launch from an atoll in the Pacific in the next few weeks to help scientists better understand and ... (more)