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Tuesday, 02/21/17

 

Lawyers in Australia taking a class action on behalf of Manus Island detainees say the case will determine whether their detention amounts to false imprisonment. The action on behalf of 1,905 men detained by Australia since 2012 on the Papua New Guinean island, is expected to be the largest trial concerning immigration detention in Australian legal history. The three... + 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

Monday, 02/20/17

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has warned the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. that it cannot continue to rely on the federal government for financial support, according to EPA project coordinator John Tinger. Tinger disclosed that CUC submitted an interim financial plan that depends on the federal government funding CUC projects. He described the plan as “... + continue reading

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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

Opinion

Wednesday, 02/15/17 - 0 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

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Sunday, 02/19/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

New York Times "video journalist Megan Specia explains how she connected with and captured the harrowing ordeal of a Kurdish dissident from Iran who has been held... + 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