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Australia stepping up commitment in getting Palau ready for disasters

The Australian government is also setting up its role in Palau to ensure the community is prepared when it comes to disasters, Ambassador Richelle Turner told reporters last week. “So another aspect of work that Australia undertakes across the region is around disaster preparedness. And that’s preparedness at the family level, at the community level, and […]

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China and U.S must cooperate to stop Pacific Islands from sinking, urges Micronesia president

Climate change is more of a threat to the Indo-Pacific region than a great power war, the president of the Pacific’s Federated States of Micronesia has warned in an interview with The Telegraph. “Saving humanity is way paramount and more important than the geopolitical competitions that happen around the world,” said President David Panuelo, urging […]

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Pacific Leaders must put Australia on notice, AUKUS “highly problematic” for the region

Australia needs to be put on notice by Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) leaders for abandoning its commitments under the South Pacific’s nuclear free accord, the Treaty of Rarotonga, by signing up to the controversial security pact, AUKUS. The deal by the Australian, the United Kingdom, and the United States Governments is “highly problematic” and “heightens […]

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5kw solar system funded by Japan through UNDP in two remote schools in Sonsorol and Pulo Anna to benefit teachers and students

The installation of the first off grid 5kw solar system in two elementary schools in the remote south western islands of Sonsorol and Pulo Anna will benefit children, teachers and the entire population. The solar system will provide access to energy to 17 children and six teachers which will enable them to use digital devices […]

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Exceeding All Expectations

Senior Airman Clarissa Mafnas Helps Account for JTF Troops Guam National Guard Public Affairs BARRIGADA, Guam (October 25, 2021) – Senior Airman Clarissa Mafnas, resident of Tamuning, is part of a three-person team in charge of manpower and personnel for the Guam National Guard’s COVID-19 response unit, Joint Task Force 671. She has the responsibility […]