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Tuesday, 05/23/17


Four Nepalese men are stuck on a rickety boat in the Federated States of Micronesia nearly a year after they were given refugee status. The men were moved to the island state of Pohnpei at the end of June after arriving with a boat load of others from Nepal and India on neighbouring Yap. They were detained on Yap for 18 months and were the only ones among the 34 men... + continue reading

Tuesday, 05/16/17


Papua New Guinea's police commissioner has confirmed the presence of an American firm in the country for paramilitary training. Comments from Gary Baki came in response to reports of armed expatriate men accompanying PNG police on the streets of Port Moresby. Mr Baki has told local media that the US-based Laurence Aviation & Security Group has been... + continue reading

Monday, 05/22/17


While Police Commissioner Gari Baki is busy engaging armed US experts to train police officers, a police sergeant in Port Moresby has been arrested for engaging officers’ sons in an illegal police force. The police internal affairs directorate said yesterday that Sgt Jimmy Maiko of Gordon police station in Moresby Northeast was arrested last Wednesday and charged with... + continue reading

Top Stories

Thursday, 05/25/17 - 0 comment(s)


Two U.S. senators have raised concern about CNMI labor issues and were assured by Gov. Ralph Torres that his administration is doing everything it can to address them. ... + continue reading


Thursday, 05/25/17 - 1 comment(s)


Pasifika Renaissance was established in September 2014 in Japan as an NGO, with a mission to preserve and promote cultural and historical heritage in the Pacific Islands. We aim...

News Releases

Wednesday, 05/24/17 - 0 comment(s)


Elaborate cultural dances and seafaring canoes have made the Micronesian Islands of Yap famous, but this month it was the ultra-advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math... + continue reading

In Depth

Monday, 04/17/17 - 1 comment(s)


The free association arrangement between New Zealand and the Cook Islands is a pivotal force behind the movement of Cook Islanders between the two countries, and part of the Cook... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Wednesday, 05/03/17 - 0 comment(s)


A brother and sister duo from the FSM impressed judges in a recent art contest with a powerful message calling for conservation and unification across Oceania. “Now is the... + continue reading