Micronesia

Type: Country
Name: Micronesia
population: 109,283
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

PRO/EDR> Leprosy - USA: (OH) prisoner ex Micronesia

Leprosy -- Worldwide/UnknownIt was confirmed on Tuesday [14 Oct 2014] that an inmate at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution in Chillicothe, Ohio has been diagnosed with the bacterial infection, leprosy, or Hansen's disease. According to the Associated ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

'Shop Guam' showcases offers

:50The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is once again preparing to launch what it describes as ‘the biggest shopping event in the Western Pacific region’ with its Shop Guam Festival, which runs between November 1 to January 12, 2015.The ‘SGF’ as it is known, ... [Published Travel Retail Industry - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Guam, Micronesia, Luxury
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Man in critical condition after hit-and-run in Dededo

AN UNIDENTIFIED man is in critical condition at Guam Memorial Hospital after being hit by a vehicle early Saturday morning.Guam Police Department acting spokesman Officer Paul Tapao said officers from the Dededo Precinct Command responded on Saturday ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Filipino group awards scholarships to Micronesia college students

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (College of Micronesia-FSM News) — The Samahang Tagalog Atbp. sa Ponape or the Organization of Tagalogs and others in Pohnpei awarded six College of Micronesia-FSM students with scholarships on Oct. 14, 2014.The recipients were Floriano ... [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

China pledges to expand ties with FSM

BEIJING, China (Xinhua) — Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang on Tuesday last week met with visiting FSM Vice President Alik Alik, pledging to seek stronger ties with the subregion of Oceania, which compromises thousands of small islands in the western ... [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 19 2014]
Entities: Alik Alik, Micronesia, China
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Flood the Pacific islands or don't sell your coal!

On the Pacific island of Palau, giant clams may continue to be a valuable food source, but they will be unaffected by more powerful cyclones and the flooding that is causing human distress; Palau image ; Credit: © ShutterstockLeaving natural foods aside ... [Published Earthtimes.org - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

Driver sought in hit-and-run crash near Micronesia Mall, man in 'critical condition'

Authorities responded this morning to a hit-and-run crash near the Micronesia Mall involving a pedestrian.A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Oct 18 2014]
Entities: Micronesia
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 2 reports

No sign that leprosy at Ohio prison has spread: officials | Reuters

4:41pm EDT CLEVELAND (Reuters) - There are no signs that leprosy diagnosed in an Ohio inmate had spread to other prisoners or staff, and there is little risk that it has, prison officials said on Friday.The inmate, originally from Micronesia, a region ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 2 reports

China names new envoy to Iceland after Japan spying report

Zhang Weidong, 57, replaces Ma, who was suspected of having become a Japanese spy while working in the Chinese embassy in Tokyo between 2004 and 2008, according to Mingjing News.China's Foreign Ministry refused to say in September where its ambassador ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Iceland, China, Japan
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Variations: Micronesia is what it is

00:00 By Zaldy Dandan - editor@mvariety.comFATHER Francis X. Hezel’s latest book is titled “Making Sense of Micronesia,” and if there is anyone who might have a shot at actually doing just that it’s he.He has lived and worked in Micronesia since 1963. ... [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

M 4.7 - Pacific Ocean - East Micronesia [Yap] Fais Village

Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 16.10.2014 05:23:46 UTC Magnitude: M 4.7 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 40km Coordinate: 11° 34.200, 141° 37.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 14:23 in the ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - China pledges to lift ties with Micronesia

China pledges to lift ties with MicronesiaContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BEIJING, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- Top Chinese legislator Zhang Dejiang on Tuesday met with the visiting Micronesian Vice President Alik Alik, pledging to seek stronger ties with the subregion ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Oct 15 2014]

Quotes

"Fifteen years ago, when I was going to school, you could walk in a straight line. Now you have to walk in a crooked line because the beach has eroded away." -- Mikaele Maiava
"The coal which leaves this port has a direct impact on our culture and our islands," said the Warriors in a joint statement. "It is clear to us that this is the kind of action which we must take inin order to survive. Climate change is an issue which affects everyone and coal companies may expect further actions like this in future."
...PTK members in overcoming unanticipated financial barriers and completing their first associate degree or certificate from a two-year college. "Quan has been one of our most active and dedicated student leaders on campus. Given all of the challenges that he has faced, it is amazing to me that he has been able to work, provide for his family, excel as a scholar, serve as a leader and volunteer in the community" says Paul E Moda , Coordinator of Student Activities at Bunker Hill Community College.  The award was announced on September 30 , 2014
"I am of the opinion that a decision on Fiji’s re-admittance lies with the members of the PICP" Groenewald said

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Post Office Finder Launches [Published TickerTech.com - 2 hours ago]
PRO/EDR> Leprosy - USA: (OH) prisoner ex Mic... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - 4 hours ago]
'Shop Guam' showcases offers [Published Travel Retail Industry - 14 hours ago]
Pacific climate change warriors block world’s l... [Published Eco-Business - 17 hours ago]
UOG Field House is now the UOG Calvo Field House [Published Saipan Tribune - Oct 19 2014]
Man in critical condition after hit-and-run in ... [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Oct 19 2014]
Filipino group awards scholarships to Micronesi... [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 19 2014]
China pledges to expand ties with FSM [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 19 2014]
Flood the Pacific islands or don't sell your coal! [Published Earthtimes.org - Oct 19 2014]
Pacific Climate Change Warriors Block World’s L... [Published Inter Press Service - Oct 18 2014]
Shop Guam Festival returns with great deals [Published Philippine Star - Oct 18 2014]
'Not Drowning, Fighting': Pacific Climate Warri... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 18 2014]
Driver sought in hit-and-run crash near Microne... [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Oct 18 2014]
Private islands, super-yachts and Marine Protec... [Published The Hawaii Independent - Oct 18 2014]
No sign that leprosy at Ohio prison has spread:... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 18 2014]
Emergency crews respond to auto-ped crash near ... [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Oct 17 2014]
No sign that leprosy at Ohio prison has spread ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 17 2014]
Leprosy: Ohio Prison Inmate Being Treated For T... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 17 2014]
Ohio prison officials say inmate diagnosed with... [Published Corrections Connection - Oct 17 2014]
Leprosy In The US? Ohio Prison Takes 'Abundance... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 17 2014]
Hawaii lawyers join international association [Published The Global Legal Post - Oct 17 2014]
Bunker Hill Community College Student Wins Ober... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Oct 17 2014]
Man Bites Shark [Published Project Syndicate - Oct 17 2014]
Politics of climate change [Published Times of Malta - Oct 17 2014]
Clay Chapman Announces Addition of Pacific Lawy... [Published Hawaiian Reporter - Oct 17 2014]
China names new envoy to Iceland after Japan sp... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
China names new envoy to Iceland after Japan sp... [Published Reuters - Oct 17 2014]
I never made readmittance request: Groen... [Published Fijilive.com - Oct 16 2014]
Local airline returns to home port in Provincet... [Published Wicked Local Cape Cod - Oct 16 2014]
Variations: Micronesia is what it is [Published Marianas Variety - Oct 16 2014]
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M 4.7 - Pacific Ocean - East Micronesia [Yap] F... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Oct 16 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 16.10.2014 05:23:46 UTC Magnitude: M 4.7 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 40km Coordinate: 11° 34.200, 141° 37.200 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 14:23 in the ...
M 4.7 - Pacific Ocean - East Micronesia [State ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Earthquake Report > M 2.5 - Oct 16 2014]
Preliminary Earthquake Report: Date/Time: 16.10.2014 07:23:46 UTC Magnitude: M 4.7 Mercalli Scale: 4 Depth: 40.18 km Coordinate: 11° 34.014, 141° 37.026 Additional data: Local time in the epicenter: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 16:23 ...
Micronesia (Federated States of): USAID/OFDA Pr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Palau CONTEXT In November 2008, USAID assumed responsibility for disaster response and reconstruction in the Federated States of Micronesia ...
Samoa: Samoa develops capability for conducting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Samoa What is the true cost of a disaster in human and economic terms and, once we know, what can we do to reduce the burden the next time? These are the questions that were considered last week by ...
Fiji: Asia-Pacific region: El Niño Snapshot - O... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 14 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Australia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), India, Indonesia, Japan, Micronesia (Federated States of), Niue (New Zealand), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Tonga, ...
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