Micronesia

Type: Country
Name: Micronesia
population: 109,283
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

FSM Mori addresses climate change and other key issues at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK (FSM Information Services) — FSM President Emanuel Mori addressed the 69th United Nations General Assembly on Friday afternoon last week, referencing recent world events and raising issues of importance to Micronesia and other small island developing ... [Published Marianas Variety - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

FSM gets $250,000 from fisheries corporation

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services) — On Sept. 26, 2014, Kensley Ikosia, secretary of the Federated States of Micronesia Department of Finance and Administration, formally accepted a check in the amount of $250,000 from Peter Sitan, executive ... [Published Marianas Variety - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Usaid: Pacific-american Climate Fund

Category: InternationalDeadline: 03/05/15Description of Grant:The Fund is a five-year USAID project that provides grants to civil society organizations throughout the Pacific Rim in support of climate change adaptation measures. The Program supports efforts ... [Published Society for Nonprofit Organizations - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

MSG Helps Micronesian States on Endeavour towards Closer Economic Integration

By Online Editor8:23 pm GMT+12, 30/09/2014, VanuatuAt the request of the Secretariat of the Micronesian Leaders’ Summit, the MSG Secretariat had the pleasure to assist the Micronesian Trade Committee (MTC) Interim Secretariat on the establishment of the ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Q&A: 'My Country Will Not Go Down Without a Fight'

Palau is small, but its plans are big. President Tommy Remengesau, Jr. has colossal plans for his small island nation of 21,000 people. By creating the world's largest marine sanctuary -- the size of France -- he has deemed Palau's waters to be 80 percent ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New cyclone to enter PH this week

Track of Tropical depression W18. Image courtesy of the Joint Typhoon Warning Center MANILA – A new tropical cyclone is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) this week, state weather bureau PAGASA said.Speaking to dzMM, PAGASA ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Jesuits to combine provinces

The New York Province of Jesuits will be combining with the New England Province to form the USA Northeast Province on Dec. 3, according to a Sept. 19 press release from the two provinces, which are an administrative structure of the Society of Jesus ... [Published Catholic Courier - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

101 Fijians granted amnesty in American Samoa

13:05 TodayAn aerial image of American Samoan capital, Pago Pago.Taken from/By: GoogleReport by: PACNEWSAmerican Samoa – a territory of the United States has granted immigration amnesty to more than 4,000 foreigners – including Fijians.The people granted ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Local library association to host fundraiser

(Press Release) — The Commonwealth Association of Archives, Libraries and Museums or CAALM will host a fundraising event on Oct. 17, Friday, at the Pacific Islands Club, from 6 to 9 p.m. CAALM is a local non-profit library organization composed of members ... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

FSM Congress agrees on FY ‘15 domestic revenue level of $66.88M

PALIKIR, Pohnpei (FSM Information Services) — The FSM Congressional Standing Committee on Ways and Means reported to Speaker Dohsis Halbert on Sept. 22 its concurrence with regards the fiscal year 2015 revenue projection made available by President Manny ... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Interior approves $269,000 for NMC’s infrastructure improvements

00:00 Press releaseWASHINGTON, D.C. (U.S. Department of the Interior) — Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina has announced $269,172 in grant assistance to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands through the Office of ... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Specter of climate change looms large say small island nations at UN

U.N. - Top Stories Saturday 27th September, 201426 September 2014 - Leaders of small island developing nations today urged the United Nations General Assembly to prioritize climate change and assist in their front line battle against its mounting im ... [Published Austinnews.net - Sep 27 2014]

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Brett Jenks, CEO and President of Rare, said that, "Conservation is in Palau's DNA and in the blood of President Remengesau. Now he is setting an example for his peers. Rare is proud to have helped for the past two decades to build a constituency for conservation in Palau. We are pleased to see Palau not only being successful at home but becoming a beacon of hope for other nations."
...commitment to sustaining the Western and Central Pacific fishery while enhancing international relationships with our Pacific Island neighbors, "said Capt. Dante Vinciguerra , Rush's commanding officer. "Whether conducting an at sea boarding or performing search and rescue, it is a pleasure watching Cutter Rush's crew in action. Individually they are a skilled group of professionals, but working together they have made a powerful team throughout the patrol.""
Sarah Baxter compiled and edited The Best Place to be Today, and says "When you drill down into the calendar year, you can find the world's seasonal secrets, like Vanuatu's land-divers marking the start of the yam season or the brief window of opportunity to trek while listening to the sound of mating pandas. Organising the planet this way helps you pick a destination for that June honeymoon or your October annual leave. You can even use it to inspire your whereabouts on your next birthday." The Best Place to be Today is available in stores and through e-retailers starting in September
"To see a monkey wrench get thrown in there is very disappointing" she said

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Usaid: Pacific-american Climate Fund [Published Society for Nonprofit Organizations - 23 hours ago]
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FSM’s Mori focuses on solutions at climate summit [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 30 2014]
Flashback – Oct. 1, 1999-Oct. 1, 2009 [Published Saipan Tribune - Sep 30 2014]
Q&A: 'My Country Will Not Go Down Without a Fight' [Published Huffington Post - Sep 30 2014]
72 students from throughout the world study at ... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
Western Pacific : Coast Guard Cutter Rush Retur... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 30 2014]
Northern Mariana Islands and Guam Begin Regulat... [Published PRWeb - Sep 30 2014]
Sparring with fishermen over world’s largest ma... [Published Green Times South Africa - Sep 30 2014]
The Obesity Epidemic: Recognizing New Realities [Published Wesleyan Argus - Sep 30 2014]
Discover The Best Place to Be Today [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
Pot vote proceeds despite challenge [Published Guam Pacific Daily News - Sep 29 2014]
Jesuits to combine provinces [Published Catholic Courier - Sep 29 2014]
New cyclone to enter PH this week [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 29 2014]
101 Fijians granted amnesty in American Samoa [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Sep 29 2014]
Local library association to host fundraiser [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
Palau will not go down without a fight, says Re... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
FSM Congress agrees on FY ‘15 domestic revenue ... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
Interior approves $269,000 for NMC’s infrastruc... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 28 2014]
Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Announ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Sep 28 2014]
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Specter of climate change looms large say small... [Published Austinnews.net - Sep 27 2014]
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Kenji Miyazawa letters at ‘turning point’ disco... [Published The Japan News - Sep 26 2014]
Here we come, Guam!: A Biyahe ni Drew Itinerary [Published GMA News Online - Sep 26 2014]
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Dissents Of The Day III [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 25 2014]
The fisking from readers over my Bush-Obama comparison continues: “But we are going to war despite the fact that ISIS is no more a direct threat to the United States than Saddam was – arguably much less, in fact.” Really? And exactly how did ...
Trochus - a New Coastal Fisheries Resource for ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 24 2014]
Samoa is the latest country to successfully develop a new trochus ( Tectus niloticus ) fishery. On learning of the successful introduction of the species in Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands and French Polynesia, the Government ...
How to buy islands, gold mines and villas with ... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Sep 23 2014]
An island in Micronesia. A gold mine in Canada’s Yukon Territory. Tickets to the 2014 Victoria’s Secret fashion show in London. Those are just a few of the assets on offer at BitPremier, a website targeting bitcoin holders looking to unload some of their ...
Lena Michalczyk STE LTD "documents" spam [Published Dynamoo Blog - Sep 22 2014]
This spam message does not come from STE UK Ltd or any company of a similar name, not does it come from anyone called Lena Michalczyk. In the sample I received, it actually originated from a hacked machine located in the Federated States of Micronesi ...
Vanuatu: The Pacific - Humanitarian Snapshot (a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 21 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: American Samoa, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Vanuatu, World CLIMATE OUTLOOK Normal to below normal ...
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