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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Governor worried about Guam’s security amid burgeoning regional tensions

Investing in Guam infrastructure will boost the island’s resilience amid the growing threats of geopolitical conflicts in which the territory is strategically positioned on the front line, according to Governor Lou

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Resolution filed to express Guam’s solidarity with Israel

Senator Jesse Lujan has introduced a resolution expressing solidarity with Jewish communities around the world and showing support for Israel, following an unprecedented airstrike by Hamas, a Palestinian militant group

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Typhoon Bolaven passes Northern Marianas without major damage

Typhoon Bolaven missed directly hitting any of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) travelling between Rota and Tinian. Typhoon Bolaven was upgraded to a Category 1 typhoon before passing through the CNMI, bringing

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Biden declares state of emergency for Guam and CNMI

US President Joe Biden Monday has declared a state of emergency for Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands and ordered federal assistance to supplement local responses to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Bolaven.

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Federal programmes in Guam facing uncertainties amid looming shutdowns

Federally funded programmes on Guam are facing uncertainties as the U.S. government heads toward a shutdown that will disrupt many services nationwide by 01 October. “At this point there are no real clarifications of

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Despite Pacific territories’ concerns, U.S backs Japan’s nuke water discharge

Pacific island nations and territories must stick together to hold the Japanese government accountable for any consequences that might result from its release of advanced liquid processing system-treated water from the

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Guam Defence system could require 1,000 acres, 700 soldiers

Some 2,000 acres of land, most of it on Department of Defence property, is being analysed for the construction of a new 360-degree missile defence system, DOD officials told members of the Guam media last week. As many

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Guam census: One in five live below poverty line

About one in five people surveyed in the 2020 Island Area Census of Guam were living below the poverty line, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Of the 145,453 people for whom poverty status

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US$4m approved for Guam airport projects

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation approved an additional US$4 million in funding requested by Guam for airport projects, the Office of Guam Delegate James Moylan announced Tuesday. The additional

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U.S. proposes military training for young civilians in Pacific island countries

Washington is proposing to provide military training to young civilians in Pacific island countries amid growing geopolitical tension in the region. Developing “young civilian defence leaders” in the Pacific islands

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