Micronesia: Prolonged drought now impacting food and water across region

Extreme droughts in the Western Pacific region are expected to persist over the next three months. Parts of the Marshall Islands, Guam, Palau, Mariana Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) are now

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Washington nixes Guam and American Samoa’s bid for PIF membership

The federal government has poured cold water on Guam and American Samoa’s hopes of gaining membership of the Pacific Islands Forum, stating that U.S. territories are constitutionally restricted from representing

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‘Help’ written in palm fronds assists U.S. forces in rescuing Micronesians stranded on tiny island

The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard found and rescued three men Tuesday from a tiny atoll south of Guam, where they spent more than a week after they were left stranded. The men, all in their 40s, set sail from Polowat Atoll,

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Repatriation efforts underway for ancient Chamorro carvings at Bishop Museum

For the first time in more than 30 years, the latte stones are making a public appearance at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu. They’ve lived in the museum for over a century since researchers took the cultural relics

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Blas: CIFA doesn’t clear out outstanding tabs for Compact impact owed to Guam

The U.S. federal government still owes Guam for the costs incurred by the territory on services provided to migrants from the freely associated states over the past 20 years, Senator Frank Blas Jr. said.  According to

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UOG Professor Leads Efforts to Uncover Chuuk Lagoon’s Wartime History

A little-known chapter of World War II history is being meticulously unearthed in Chuuk Lagoon, in research spearheaded by Dr William Jeffery, Associate Professor of Archaeology and Micronesian Studies at the University

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Guam launches $11.4m project to expand broadband in southern villages

The Office of the Governor today announced the launch of a new fibre and 5G installation to expand broadband coverage in Southern Guam.  The $11.4 million project awarded to IT&E was authorised by the U.S

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U.S. Air Force plans to host 12 Singapore fighter jets on Guam

The U.S. Department of Air Force is proposing the beddown of up to a dozen Singapore Air Force F-15 fighter jets, which forms part of a 2019 agreement with the Asian ally to establish a permanent training detachment at

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U.S. signals plan for immediate-range missiles in the North Pacific

The U.S. military’s purported plan to station intermediate-range missiles in Guam is likely to heighten concerns among some Pacific Island countries of a new era of militarisation of their region, analysts said.  The

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Two-headed Monster, or Myth?

As the United States of America’s westernmost territory, Guam employs the unofficial but frequently used motto, "Where America's Day Begins", referring to the island's proximity to the International Date Line. A

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Guam has highest rates of lung cancer per capita in the world

Guam has the highest incidence of lung cancer per capita in the world and among the U.S. Asian Pacific islands, or USAPI. Why, is a question health providers who are part of the Pacific Island Partnership for Cancer

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Guam’s Pacific Games paddling team is going against world’s best

Next month’s Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands hosts a variety of sporting events – tennis, archery, athletics, boxing, rugby, weightlifting, and much more. And while all noble pursuits, the outrigger canoe

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