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Senior Citizens Day

Senior Citizens Day celebrations at various States. Each State held their own celebration for their senior citizens. President Whipps paid visit to seniors in Babeldaob States including Senior Citizens Center in […]

Traffic Educational Safety Tips No. 03

Driving While Impaired: § 514.  Persons under the influence of drugs or intoxicating liquor. It shall be unlawful  for  any person who is an habitual user of narcotic drugs or any person who […]

IT WON’T RAIN ALWAYS

Thunderstorm was rumbling loudly right over my head last night and woke me up. It scared me, to be […]

Seized cash of $87K, laptops and cellphones from gambling case turned over

$87,413.07 dollars, 20 laptops, 74 cellphones, 42 unused internet cards, 11 unused sim cards and numerous accessories and other confiscated electronic items were turned over to President Surangel Whipps Jr. by the Office of Special Prosecutor during Wednesday’s press conference. The items, according to Special Prosecutor April Dawn Cripps, were confiscated in the raid conducted […]

Accidental hooked power lines

Yesterday, Surangel & Sons truck carrying container accidentally hooked power lines in front of PPUC Administration office near the Ministry of Education, pulling down a power line and a street light.  Power pole struck one parked vehicle, narrowly missing a pedestrian.  The incident took out power to PPUC, cutting off online token purchase and PPUC phone […]

Surigae reminds of climate change threats

President Surangel Whipps Jr said Typhoon Surigae’s intensity and surprise trajectory bear signs of climate change effects adding that climate change will continue to be a threat to small island nations in Micronesia. […]

Samoa in “constitutional crisis”

APIA (SAMOA OBSERVER)—The Office of the Electoral Commissioner’s creation of a new, post-election Parliamentary seat has plunged Samoa into a “constitutional crisis” with no resolution in sight, […]

Google productivity workshop

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Palau Chamber of Commerce and Palau Small Business Development Center hosted a workshop on the Google productivity […]

The Americans are coming

(Continue from last issue) Against this background, the three freely associated states — the Federated States […]

The Americans are coming

MELBOURNE(INSIDE STORY)—Fearful of growing Chinese influence, the Trump White House pledged increased engagement with the Pacific islands. Will Joe Biden follow suit?During a regional tour to promote US […]

Guam, CNMI pause J&J vaccine rollout

HAGATNA/SAIPAN (PACIFIC ISLAND TIMES)—Guam and the CNMI have put the brakes on the administration of Johnson& Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine, following the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation. […]

WIOA to refund $300k

WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act) is refunding about $300,000 to the recipients of PUA and FPUC assistance from CARES […]

No quarantine with vaccine

The proposed new directive for incoming travelers will remove the requirement of 14 days of quarantine for individuals who have received their full vaccinations at least 14 days prior to boarding a plane to Palau.Such passengers will […]

Living with rising tides

Super high tides reaching 7 feet pushed inland at the end of March, again flooding coastal areas, homes and farms at low-lying areas. The flooding caused damage to properties, homes and producing farms.Fortunately, the technology of smartphones […]

PALAU RED CROSS SOCIETY

The Palau Red Cross Society (PRCS) National and Branch Governing Boards met with the President of the Republic of Palau, His Excellency Surangel S. Whipps, Jr., for an Official Introductory Meeting.A brief overview was presented by the […]

Semum season declared

Semum (trochus) season is officially declared, slated to begin around June 23rd. The season is declared to coincide with the lowest tide of the year.President Surangel Whipps Jr. signed […]

BPS Traffic Safety Tip No. 2

Alii and good day everyone. The center lane is primarily used for left turning vehicles. But to manage the traffic congestion the two lane system utilizes the center lane as a second travel lane during traffic peak hours. left turning vehicles and two lane traveling vehicles must yield each others right of way which is […]

Hideki Matsuyama celebrates after winning the 2021 Masters Tournament and being presented with his green jacket by Dustin Johnson, left, the 2020 Masters Tournament champion, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., on Sunday, April 11, 2021. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

Matsuyama Breaks Through as Masters’ First Asian-Born Champion

Bill Penningtonc.2021 The New York Times Company AUGUSTA, Ga. — Hideki Matsuyama’s first swing in the final round of the 85th […]

A crowd gathers Sunday night near the scene of a police shooting in Brooklyn Center, Minn., April 11, 2021. A police officer in Minnesota fatally shot a motorist on Sunday in the city of Brooklyn Center, about 10 miles north of Minneapolis where a police officer is on trial and charged with murdering George Floyd last year, the authorities and witnesses said. (Liam Doyle/The New York Times)

Officer Near Minneapolis Kills Motorist, and a Crowd Confronts the Police

By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs And Azi Paybarah@ 2021 The New York Times BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — A police officer in Minnesota fatally […]

Map of Palau showing the gradient in the number of larvae at different areas following coral spawning event with red indicating high and blue indicating low amount

PICRC solves the mystery of slow coral recovery from typhoon damage on east coast of Palau

Protecting our marine environment requires investment – investment in funding, time, human resources, information and patience.  A recent publication by Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC) and their collaborators from Australia in the peer-reviewed journal, Marine Ecology Progress Series, both enlightens […]

Managing misinformation, a new normal

Today, 68% of adults in Palau have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 48% are fully vaccinated. Three months ago, nearly half of the population was hesitant to receive the vaccine. The barrage of misinformation across nearly all social […]

Covid-19 pandemic sent 13,850 Guamanians to jobless

HAGATN (PACIFIC ISLAND TIMES)— The economic massacre caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has left 13,850 Guamanians jobless as of December 2020, according to the Guam Department of Labour. The labour department said Guam has reached its highest rate of unemployment at 19.4 percent, an increase from September’s 17.9 percent and December 2019’s rate of 6.1 […]

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Tapioca Ministry to Angaur State by Airai SDA Church

On March 17, 2021 for the whole day, 21 church volunteers were able to travel to Angaur State and distribute to each household, elementary school, & to Angaur clubs 1 case of whole fryer marinated chicken, 2-3 packs of hot dogs, 1 sack of 20 lbs. rice, 1 bag of 10 lbs. chedelluml tapioca, & […]

From Capture to Culture: Aquaculture in the U.S.

By: Charlotte Norsworthy@The Outlaw Ocean Project As the Biden administration turns to environmental concerns, one of its top priorities will be how to better protect the world’s oceans. With more than 80 percent of the world’s fish stocks at or near collapse, some marine conservationists suggest that aquaculture might help counter the problem of overfishing.Now […]

FSM begins citizens repatriation

The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is planning to bring in its first flight of repatriated citizens from Guam on May 13, many of whom have been stranded outside of their […]

More than 50 die in flash floods in Indonesia and Timor-Leste

DILI/JAKARTA, 05 APRIL 2021 (THE GUARDIAN)—More than 50 people have died after flash floods and landslides swept through eastern Indonesia and neighbouring Timor-Leste on Sunday, authorities said, with warnings the toll could rise further.Torrential rain wreaked havoc and destruction […]

Worldwide whitewash?

By Jason Brown RAROTONGA/SUVA, 05 APRIL 2021 (ISLANDS BUSINESS)—Worldwide anti-corruption rankings – or first world […]

Narcotics Enforcement Agency (NEA) Director Ismael Aguon

Aguon examines BPS changes

Ismael Aguon, who was sworn in as the new Director for the Bureau of Public Safety (BPS) on March 18, has said that he will be implementing some changes in the bureau. Director Aguon has been put in charge of a consolidated bureau, consisting of drug enforcement, corrections, fire, patrols, and criminal investigations, with subsections […]

Palau Health Care Fund marks its 10th Anniversary

Touted as the most successful national health insurance program among the Pacific island nations, Palau’s Health Care Fund (HCF) marked its 10th year anniversary yesterday. The program, which was signed into law in 2011, now has 90% of the total population insured under its National Health Insurance (NHI) and 100% of the population under its Medical Savings […]

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The impact of COVID-19 on foreign aid

Written by Stephen Brown SYDNEY (DEVPOLICY.ORG) — Across the Global South, the COVID-19 pandemic has reversed years of socioeconomic progress, disproportionally harming poor people. Low- and lower-middle-income […]

BNM’s “modern” department: learning through music and dance

In the Civic Center in Koror, a group of young students, ages six to twelve, gather on Monday afternoon, and together tell a story not through words, but through movement and sound.The Belau National Museum (BNM) recently launched two song and dance programs, including an afterschool program, Creative Music and Dance, which targets students between […]

Jury trial begins for accused meth trafficker

An 8-person jury trial for a man accused of trafficking methamphetamine, Mr. Aiken Uehara, began yesterday at the Palau Supreme Court, and is scheduled to continue throughout the week.Mr. Uehara […]

Palau receives Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine

By: Olkeriil Eoghan Ngirudelsang Johnson & Johnson, the second type of covid-19 vaccine to arrive in Palau was distributed all over the island since last week. This single shot vaccine is unlike Moderna, the vaccine the ministry of health has been giving out which requires 2 doses.Because it has the advantage of being administered through […]

FSM group sues BOG

A group of citizens and residents of Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) filed a Civil Action 2021-008 against Bank of Guam at the Federated States of Micronesia […]

PICRC hosts PHS Job Shadow students

On March 25, 2021, two sophomore students from Palau High School (PHS) conducted their Job Shadow at Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC). Nemani Shallom Ravia observed the Aquarists’ daily routine, taking care of the marine organisms as well as maintaining the exhibits. Sage Kubarii Uchel, spent her day at the Administration Office to observe […]

JCM lays framework for carbon reduction in Palau

In a bid to combat climate change, the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), a Japanese-based system aimed at cooperating with countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is looking to pave the way for low-carbon tech in Palau, such as solar energy and electric vehicles.Faced with what present and past leaders have dubbed as the “existential threat […]

Japan’s GGP Grant to PEC Gospel Kindergarten

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021, Ambassador KARASAWA Akira of the Embassy of Japan, and School Director Prima Kual of PEC Gospel Kindergarten signed a grant contract for “The Project for Reconstructing PEC Gospel Kindergarten Facility”, valued at $376,270 under Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The signing ceremony was held at the […]

Love and Faith

 To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary.  To one without faith, no explanation is possible. – Thomas Aquinas You are loved. I am loved. We are loved.  I can risk loving you. – Bill and Gloria Gaither I used to say to my children, “OK, let’s take Jesus to church.”  They looked at […]

Stuck ship in Egypt’s Suez Canal imperils shipping worldwide

By JON GAMBRELL and SAMY MAGDY ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — A skyscraper-sized cargo ship wedged across Egypt’s Suez Canal further imperiled global shipping Thursday as at least 150 other vessels needing to pass through the crucial waterway idled waiting for the obstruction to clear, authorities said. The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship that carries cargo […]

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Yapese in Palau celebrates Yap Day

Yap citizens in Palau got to celebrate Yap Day for the first time in Palau last Sunday, at Long Island Park, in Koror.The day, celebrated every March 1st in Yap by the people of Yap and normally joined by many Palauan government officials and dignitaries, was not possible this year because of COVID.Over 200 Yapese […]

AstraZeneca: US data shows vaccine effective for all ages

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine provided strong protection against disease and complete protection against hospitalization and death across all age groups in a late-stage U.S. study, the company announced Monday.AstraZeneca said its experts also identified no safety concerns related to the vaccine, including a rare blood clot that was identified in Europe. Scientists found […]

CNMI’s government cut recalled, furloughed employees reinstated

SAIPAN, 22 MARCH 2021 (PACIFIC ISLAND TIMES) — CNMI Governor Ralph Torres has recalled an earlier directive to cut the government workforce and authorised the reinstatement of all furloughed employees before the end of the month.Torres his administration has managed to secure funding to allow the government to operate without laying off civil service employees.The […]

CEO: Port Moresby General Hospital Hospital overwhelmed by patients

PORT MORESBY, 22 MARCH 2021(THE NATIONAL) — The number of Covid-19 patients in Papua New Guinea turning up at the Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH) is much higher than the available manpower to deal with them.Hospital chief executive officer Dr Paki Molumi said with the closure of the Gerehu Hospital, the number of patients arriving […]

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Judges and Magistrates bolster people-centred justice procedure

SUV A (UNDP/EU/FIJI GOVT)–Access to Justice is being further strengthened in Fiji through the enhanced expertise of Judges and Magistrates, who are currently attending the Family Law Workshop conducted by the Judicial Department. Twenty-nine Magistrates are advancing their expertise with 11 Judges through an exchange of knowledge and experience in key areas of professional concern […]

Airai State signs MOA with MNRET; all ten States on Babeldaob undertake State Master Planning

Airai State signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with MNRET on Wednesday, March 17 to undertake State Master Planning. All ten States on Babeldaob have now committed to updating or writing State Master Plans covering all development sectors. The ten States are also participating in island-wide ecosystem-based land use planning through the Babeldaob Joint Coordination […]

Influx of fishing fleets stressing fish stocks

PORT MORESBY, (THE NATIONAL)—The influx of overseas fishing fleets in Pacific waters is putting stress on fish stocks which requires greater resource management by nations in the Nauru agreement, an economist says. PNG Institute of National Affairs executive director Paul Barker said: “The fishing fleets have been growing, particularly the Chinese fleet, which used to […]

Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks to 109-105 OT victory over 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo came up big in overtime, and then took a seat — right on the court. Antetokounmpo scored 10 of his 32 points in the extra session to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 109-105 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night in a matchup of two of the Eastern […]

Tokyo Olympics: yet another scandal over sexist comments

TOKYO (AP) — In yet another setback for the postponed Tokyo Olympics — and another involving comments about women — games’ creative director Hiroshi Sasaki resigned on Thursday after making demeaning comments about a well-known female celebrity in Japan. The Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in just over four months, dogged by the coronavirus […]

MHS races Land Shark robots

Twelve senior students from Mindszenty High School’s (MHS) Robotics Team, accompanied by the Maris Stella Fifth Grade Class, held their annual race with robot models built and programmed throughout Third Quarter, last Friday afternoon at MHS Gym.With twelve Porpoise Robotics kits which were lent to the Mindszenty Robotics Team by the Coral Reef Research Foundation […]

Nearly $30 million moved, not all accounts closed

Minister of Finance Kaleb Udui Jr. confirmed last week that about $30 million dollars of government funds were moved out from Bank of Guam. He further clarified that not allgovernment accounts were closed.“We can’t close all the accounts. We have customers that bank there and grantors thatrequire separate accounts for projects. We will close though […]

Sunken fishing vessel poses pollution problem

A rusted fishing vessel which sunk last August off of Ngerchaol Island is drawing concerns after the oil booms placed around it to contain leaking fuel opened at either end, allowing the flow of diesel into the surrounding bay.The oil barrier was implemented by the Environmental Quality Protection Board (EQPB) and the Koror State Rangers […]

“We’re ready”: President hopes for visitors within the month

While the proposed March 15th date of the opening of a Palau-Taiwan travel bubble has come and gone, President Surangel Whipps Jr. has said that Palau is ready to start receiving visitors, and Taiwan seems to be eyeing the beginning of April as a new date for this bubble to open.President Whipps, in an interview […]



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Capacity-Building Trainings for Marine Law Enforcement in Palau by Japan Coast Guard Mobile Cooperation Team

From 8 to 10 March, Japan Coast Guard Mobile Cooperation Team (MCT) conducted online capacity-building trainings for Division of Marine Law Enforcement (DMLE) staff. MCT has carried out the training project in 14 Indo-Pacific coastal countries since 2017, in cooperation with the Nippon Foundation and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation. This is the third time for […]

Ambassador Wallace Chow donates 6,000 surgical masks to Ngarchelong State

On behalf of the Mayor of Keelong City, Mr. Lin Yu Chang, Ambassador Wallace Chow donates 6,000 surgical masks to Ngarchelong State On behalf of the Mayor of Keelong City, Mr. Lin Yu Chang, Ambassador Wallace Chow of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Republic of Palau donates 6,000 surgical masks to Ngarchelong State […]

Financial Advisor Daniel Roland appointed to Raymond James’ Sustainable Investing Advisory Council

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Daniel Roland, CIMA®, AIFA®, Managing Director, has been appointed to the Raymond James Sustainable Investing Advisory Council (“the council”), according to Samantha Trebesch, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Raymond James and council chair. Raymond James’ approach to sustainable investing is collaborative in nature across all business segments and heavily influenced […]

Interior Provides $4 Million to Guam in FY 2021

Capital Improvement FundsTo Design New Leed-Certified Multi-Purpose Centerand Fund Deferred Maintenance Needs at Public Schools WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announces $4 million in Capital Improvement Project (CIP) grant funding to design a new Guam multi-purpose/emergency operations center and handle deferred maintenance needs in Guam’s public schools.“We […]

Japan’s GGP Grant to KSG Solid Waste Management Office

On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Ambassador KARASAWA Akira of the Embassy of Japan, and Governor Franco B. Gibbons of Koror State signed a grant contract for “The Project for the Procurement of a Tractor to Koror State Recycling Center”, valued at $90,810 under Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). The signing ceremony […]

The reconstruction from Great East Japan earthquake

~10 Years since 3.11.2011~ Today, 10 years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake that occurred at 2:46pm, on March 11th, 2011. It resulted in unprecedented human and material damage of 19,726 people losing their lives, 2,559 people missing, 121,996 houses totally destroyed and about 470,000 people seeking for shelter.      In Palau at […]

BOG Commemorates 49th Anniversary with “Founder’s Day of Giving”

Branches in Guam, CNMI, RMI, FSM, Palau, and San Francisco Unite on March 13 for Community Cleanups and Projects March 11, 2021, Hagatna, Guam – Living its founder’s vision to bring prosperity and goodness to island communities, Bank of Guam is commemorating its 49th Anniversary with its employees joining together to organize community cleanups and […]

International Women’s Day Workshop

On March 8, 2021, more than 33 Palau women entrepreneurs joined with the Palau Chamber of Commerce and the UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project on International Women’s Day to start developing a new toolkit to assist Women Entrepreneurs in Palau to improve business integrity within their businesses and the community. The workshop was conducted […]

Taiwan Embassy supports activities of Apostolic Foundation Church and Ngaraboes Association

Ambassador Wallace Chow of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to the Republic of Palau, made donations to Apostolic Foundation Church’s field trip learning and Ngaraboes Association’s first ever Ngiwal Women’s Conference on Friday, March 5.Taiwan Embassy hopes with these small grants, the two organizations will conduct very successful programs and provide the opportunities for the […]

People, lands, oceans, climate change

In the next 25 years Palau Conservation will continue and expand its conservation mission in these four strategic areas. The PCS board and staff concluded a 3-day retreat on March 4th to review and update its Strategic Plan 2016 – 2021 and look at the next 25 years for Palau. A key output of the […]

Opinion

New Zealand lost at sea on human rights

by Darren Brunk When Air New Zealand took on a contract to keep the ships of the Royal Saudi Navy afloat, they were aiding a brutal war machine that is contributing to a human rights and humanitarian disaster in Yemen.Neither Air New Zealand – nor the government – saw a problem with this contract when […]

How Eight Pacific Island States are Saving the World’s Tuna

By Christopher Pala WASHINGTON (FOREIGN POLICY) — They control the richest tuna waters on the planet, an area of the Pacific roughly one-and-a-half times the size of the United States. But 10 years ago, eight island states in whose waters most of the world’s canned tuna is fished were seeing almost none of the profits. […]

Impact of the EU tax blacklist in the Pacific

There are currently twelve countries on the European Union’s “tax haven blacklist” – half of which are in the Pacific (American Samoa, Fiji, Guam, Palau, Samoa and Vanuatu). Panama is the largest country (population 4.2 million). All of the remaining eleven have populations less than one million. All these countries have been blacklisted ostensibly because […]

Covid-19 brought new, unexpected challenges to the Pacific fisheries sector

PONPHEI/HONIARA (FFA) — Covid-19 has brought new, unexpected challenges to the Pacific fisheries sector according to Justino Helgen, Senior Fisheries Compliance Officer, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), National Oceanic Resource Management Authority (NORMA).Speaking after attending our recent Covid-19 Operating Protocols for Fisheries Sector Regional Awareness Workshop Helgen said he now had to also focus on […]

Come and walk in my shoes!

Sitting inside my car in midafternoon sun sobbing my eyes out, a grown adult and here I am crying because PPUC is cutting off water to my house and there’s no way I can find over $1,000 to pay them off in order to stop them. Since the pandemic started and borders closed, my husband […]

Virtual meeting between RMI Vice Speaker, Senator for Bikini people and Arkansas State Rep Godfrey

MAJURO, 22 FEBRUARY 2021 (RMI GOVT) — On Wednesday, 17 February, Kili Bikini Ejit Senator/Member of the Parliament of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Vice Speaker Peterson JIbas convened a courtesy call with Arkansas State representative Megan Godfrey of District 89.Vice Speaker Jibas acknowledged Representative Godfrey’s continued efforts in introducing legislations, specifically the Marshallese Law Enforcement […]

Small island developing states do not have the luxury of time

By Riad Meddeb NEW YORK (UNDP) — The COVID-19 pandemic has turned Small Island Developing States (SIDS) economies and livelihoods on end. Many of these island states depend heavily on tourism to drive their development. With international travel severely restricted this year as well as global supply chains disrupted, economic contractions of up to 15 […]

2021 Ocean reports launch affirms value of the Blue Economy

SUVA/FUNAFUTI, 12 FEBRUARY 2021 (PIFS/OPOC)—The Pacific’s leadership on sustainable management of the world’s biggest ocean continues with a suite of Ocean reports launched in Suva this week.The collection centerpiece is the Blue Pacific Ocean Report 2021 by the Pacific Ocean Commissioner. Seven other reports focusing on ocean finance are also now available online at the OPOC website.Attending today’s virtual launch Forum […]

Pacific Islands’ Most Important Megaphone Falls Into Discord

The future of an 18-nation group is in doubt after Palau abandoned it over a leadership dispute. By Damien Cave SYDNEY, Australia (@2020 The New York Times)— The Pacific Islands’ most important regional body is on the brink of collapse after a dispute over the election of a new leader led the nation of Palau […]

What is PIF and do we care?

This week, 9 out of 18 countries that are members of the Pacific Island Forum voted former prime minister of Cook Islands, Henry Puna as Secretary General of PIF.  8 countries that include 5 Micronesian countries and 3 from South Pacific voted for Gerald Zackious, Marshall Ambassador to United States and nominee of the Micronesian […]

It’s Micronesia’s turn to head the Forum: Tong

By Samisoni Pareti SUVA, (ISLANDS BUSINESS) — As Pacific leaders meet Wednesday this week to try and select the next head of the Pacific Islands Forum, former Kiribati Leader Anote Tong weighs in on what has been a divisive process.Long-time President of Kiribati, Anote Tong, says it’s Micronesia’s turn to head the Pacific Islands Forum.“There […]

Over 1.9 billion people in Asia-Pacific unable to afford a healthy diet: UN report

NEW YORK, 22 JANUARY 2021 (UN NEWS CENTRE) — According to the 2020 Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, the region’s poor have been worst affected, forced to choose cheaper and less nutritious foods. The report is jointly produced by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Food […]

The Extraordinary Courage of Aleksei Navalnyd px

After a near-fatal poisoning, Russia’s top dissident steps back into the bear’s den.By The Editorial BoardThe editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values. It is separate from the newsroom. (@2020 The New York Times) Aleksei Navalny knew he would be arrested as […]


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