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Monday, 02/20/17

 

A motion for a Vote of No Confidence in the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva was read in the Tongan Parliament this morning, 20 February. After the reading of the Motion the Prime Minister told the House that he would present his response either later this evening or tomorrow morning and he was optimistic that they should be able to make a decision by Wednesday,... + continue reading

Sunday, 02/19/17

 

Frank Bainimarama remains the most popular choice to be the prime minister of Fiji, according to a poll by the Fiji Times. The poll of 982 people over three days by the international company Tebbutt Research found that Mr Bainimarama had 44 percent support. While the Fiji First leader maintains a strong lead, his support has decreased from the 49... + 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

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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

Opinion

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

Links

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