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Friday, 09/15/17

 

The intermediate-range missile North Korea launched over northern Japan Friday morning was its longest-ever such flight and a clear message of defiance to its rivals. North Korea may now be capable of delivering a missile to Guam, the Japanese broadcaster NHK reported, quoting a former commander of Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force.

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Wednesday, 09/13/17

 

 American Samoa cannery StarKist Samoa is to make upgrades to reduce pollution and improve safety. The company and its parent, Starkist Co, have reached a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Tuesday, 08/15/17

 

Due to staffing changes and ongoing budgetary challenges at the East-West Center, starting this week PIR will be updated only three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday Hawai‘i time). At this time it is unclear if this change will be permanent or only during this uncertain period of transition

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Tuesday, 08/15/17 - 15 comment(s)

 

Due to staffing changes and ongoing budgetary challenges at the East-West Center, starting this week PIR will be updated only three times a week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday... + continue reading

Opinion

Tuesday, 07/25/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Just a week and a half after the French Polynesian marae, Taputapuatea on the island of Raiatea, has been ...

News Releases

Tuesday, 08/08/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

Interior acting Assistant Secretary Nikolao Pula made available two technical assistance grants totaling $467,095 to continue support for the Micronesia Resource Center One Stop... + continue reading

In Depth

Thursday, 07/06/17 - 0 comment(s)

Feelings of “anticipation, excitement” first gripped Papua New Guinea as polling opened last month. Auckland University of Technology doctoral candidate Stephanie Tapungu and her husband... + continue reading

Links

Tuesday, 08/08/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

The release of transcripts from U.S. President Trump's telephone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull show, according to NYT Columnist Roger Cohen, "how... + continue reading

Video & Audio

Wednesday, 08/02/17 - 0 comment(s)

 

To celebrate 50 years of Peace Corps in Samoa, the programme developed a series of legacy videos to share the stories of the impact left behind by volunteers. The first video... + continue reading