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Wednesday, 02/22/17


The French Polynesian government says it hopes to sign a comprehensive deal with France, to be known as the Papeete Accord, before President Francois Hollande leaves office. The territory's president Edouard Fritch has told the visiting French overseas minister Ericka Bareigts that teams from both sides have been working for eight months towards finalising the document. ... + continue reading

Sunday, 02/19/17


Two U.S.-based groups dealing with the Catholic clergy sex abuse cases worldwide are not happy with the Vatican's choice on who will preside over Guam Archbishop Anthony S. Apuron’s canonical penal trial. The Vatican sent Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke and other members of a tribunal to Guam to hear from witnesses in the trial of Apuron, who is accused of raping and... + continue reading

Wednesday, 02/22/17


The Government has gone ahead with the amalgamation of Telikom PNG, DataCo and bmobile – under Kumul Telikom – despite the strong opposition by a trade union representing the employees. Charles Abel, the Minister for National Planning and acting Minister for Public Enterprise and State Investment, also   confirmed Mahesh Patel as Kumul Telikom’s board... + continue reading

Top Stories

Thursday, 02/23/17 - 0 comment(s)


Former Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin, American Samoa’s longest serving non-voting Delegate to the U.S House of Representatives, passed away around 3:20p. (Utah time)... + continue reading


Wednesday, 02/15/17 - 1 comment(s)


I write this Open Letter to you to share my deep concern about the proposed amendment to Section 3 of Article III of our national constitution. This current provision of our...

News Releases

Monday, 02/20/17 - 0 comment(s)


On Jan. 31, 2017, the Micronesia Conservation Trust or MCT board approved a resolution instructing its Investment Advisor, Raymond James, to disburse $435,362 to the Palau... + continue reading

In Depth

Tuesday, 01/31/17 - 0 comment(s)


Last month, New Zealand-based analyst Jose Sousa-Santos commented on Twitter that “Indonesia’s attempt at buying support from the Pacific region seems to have little to no impact... + continue reading


Wednesday, 02/22/17 - 0 comment(s)


Dr. Craig Santos Perez, a native Chamorro from Guam who is an associate professor in the English department at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, has become the first... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Tuesday, 02/21/17 - 0 comment(s)


Entering its fifth year with 17 songs from nine countries the Pacific Song Competition (PSC) was a true representation of Asia-Pacific’s diversity of song and culture. ... + continue reading