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Tuesday, 10/18/16


The Marshall Islands atoll Majuro was hit by waves this week which damaged seawalls and buildings close to the lagoon shore. There were no reports of injuries, but a peak high tide for the month was driven over the low-lying atoll islands by gusting winds of a storm that developed earlier in the day. Ejit Island resident Alson Kelen said it was really rough and... + continue reading

Wednesday, 10/19/16


The Ministry of Forestry and Research will not issue any more felling licenses to newly registered foreign companies intending to carry out logging activities in the country. A Government statement said this is to control the influx of foreign logging companies that showed interest to participate in logging activities and to control illegal entry into unlicensed... + continue reading

Thursday, 10/13/16


Tri Marine, owner of American Samoa based, Samoa Tuna Processors (STP), has announced today that canning operations will be indefinitely suspended effective December 11, 2016. Renato Curto, CEO of the entire Tri Marine Group said, “This is an incredibly difficult decision and one we make with a great deal of reluctance.  Our hearts go out to STP’s employees,... + continue reading

Top Stories

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The Supreme Court of the United States has denied a petition of ‘writ of certiorari’ from five American Samoans, who are plaintiffs in the US citizenship case against the federal... + continue reading


Wednesday, 10/05/16 - 0 comment(s)


Land has become quite the issue in this week’s discussions as has been the idea of Maori customary title. Words like ownership, recompense, leases and the idea that for some our...

News Releases

Thursday, 10/20/16 - 0 comment(s)


Visitors arrivals to the Northern Mariana Islands increased 10 percent in September 2016 compared to September 2015, bringing total arrivals in fiscal year 2016 to 501,179... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 09/27/16 - 0 comment(s)


A new report detailing the human rights abuses in West Papua has been published this week. The research aims to convince Pacific leaders on providing full membership of... + continue reading


Friday, 10/21/16 - 0 comment(s)


A legal expert explores the decision by the International Court Of Justice's split decision to dismiss the Marshall Islands’ nuclear nonproliferation litigation for lack... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Monday, 10/03/16 - 0 comment(s)


Fareed Zakaria sits down with President Hilda Heine of the Marshall Islands to learn what threat climate change poses her country and what can be done about it.Source: CNN... + continue reading